The Paper Crane

Molly Bang (Author)
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Description

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 learning about patterns in storytelling. A delight to the eye and imagination.--The Horn Book. An enchanting book.--School Library Journal

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Product Details

Price
$7.99
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Publish Date
July 15, 1987
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.7 X 7.7 X 0.2 inches | 0.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780688073336
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About the Author

Molly Bang lives in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Reviews

"Many of the scenes have great delicacy and are masterfully evocative of mood and place....visually fresh and very effective...."--" ALA Booklist"(starred review)"A delight to the eye and imagination."--" The Horn Book"(starred review)