The Paper Crane

The Paper Crane

Book Title: The Paper Crane

Author: Eleanor Coerr

Format: Paperback | 32 pages

Publication Date: 15 Jul 1987

ISBN-13: 9780688073336

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