A beautifully illustrated retelling of an ancient Japanese folktale by Molly Bang, the celebrated creator of numerous picture books including the Caldecott Honor Books Ten, Nine, Eight; The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher; and When Sophie Gets Angry Really, Really Angry.
Business returns to a once-prosperous restaurant when a mysterious stranger pays for his meal with a magical paper crane that comes alive and dances. The Paper Crane is illustrated with cut-paper collages and paintings. It is a wonderful book to use with children reader chapter book about patterns in storytelling. A delight to the eye and imagination." ”The Horn Book. "An enchanting book." ”School Library Journal
Series: Reading Rainbow Book
Paperback: 32 pages