The Paper Crane by Molly Bang - Goodreads

Oct 01, 1985 · The Paper Crane by Molly Bang is a retelling of an old Chinese folktale. A stranger is fed by the owner of a failing restaurant, & gives a magical paper crane in payment for his meal. When someone claps, the paper crane comes to life & dances. This gift …3.9/5(78)…

The Paper Crane - Scholastic

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.</p><p>A beautifully illustrated retelling of an ancient Japanese folktale by Molly Bang.</p> Expand Product Details <p>A man is proud of his busy roadside diner until the highway is built and ...…

The Paper Crane by Molly Bang

The Paper Crane is the only folktale I've read that talks about the nature of the gift itself. It is a wisp of a story, with no dangers, no trickery, only kindness. It is one of the most beautiful stories I know. I first read the story in a collection of Chinese folktales, in which it was called the "Dancing Yellow Crane." In ……