Yoko's Paper Cranes

Yoko's Paper Cranes

Book - 2001
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When Yoko moves from Japan to California, she decides to make and send origami cranes to her grandmother for her birthday.

When Yoko was very small, she and her Grandmother, Obaasan, fed the cranes in the pond at the end of the garden. When Yoko moves to California, she remembers her Grandmother and Grandfather in Japan. Every week letters go back and forth. She thinks of their garden and their cranes. And when Grandmother's birthday comes, Yoko sends the most wonderful gift of all. Rosemary Wells celebrates the love between grandchildren and gradparents in this sequel to best-selling Yoko.

& Taylor

When Yoko moves from Japan to California, she remembers feeding the cranes in her grandmother's pond and decides to make and send origami swans to her grandmother, Obaasan, for her birthday, in the sequel to Yoko. 100,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York, New York : Hyperion Books, 2001
ISBN: 9780786807376
Characteristics: 30 ; cm


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Aug 14, 2017

A sweet story we read while learning to make paper cranes featuring real cranes in Japan. Their migration journeys leaves Yoko sad so her grandmother teaches her how to make her paper cranes. Yoko, too, must leave and go far away. She ends paper cranes to grandmother until she can return as do the real cranes.

Simple and heartfelt, Rosemary Wells never disappoints.
A beautiful book visually to get a glimpse of this amazing Japanese craft.

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