The Paper Crane

Hear it
By Molly Bang
Publisher Greenwillow Books
The Paper Crane
Preview: Hear it

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 AngryReally, Really Angry . . . Business returns to a onceprosperous 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 cutpaper 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 JournalSupports the Common Core State Standards

Read full description [+]
451 words451 words
40 pages40 pages
Lexile AD660LLexile AD660L
Grade P to 2Grade P to 2
Age 4-7Age 4-7
Published 1985Published 1985

On Grade Vocabulary:

Challenge Words Vocabulary

View ALL Vocabulary Lessons

Book ISBN:

0688041086

Sample Book Reading logs and activities:
Graphic Organizers - The Paper Crane

YEAH. Try it FREE!

Gitf box

Try our 14-day Free Trial to test drive
the booktaco program.

Sign up for a 14-Day Free Trial Not now, thank you
View all games!
Back to main site