The Paper Crane

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By Molly Bang
Publisher Greenwillow Books
The Paper Crane
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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

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451 words451 words
40 pages40 pages
Lexile AD660LLexile AD660L
Grade P to 2Grade P to 2
Age 4-7Age 4-7
Published 1985Published 1985

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