First published in 1983, this stunning adaptation of the Japanese legend of the Crane Wife by three-time Caldecott Honor-recipient Molly Bang is set in nineteenth-century New England. After a shipbuilder rescues an injured goose, a mysterious woman arrives offering to work as a sail maker. She weaves sails of unparalleled quality and the two soon fall in love. But when a rich man orders a set of special sails, their happiness is threatened by an astonishing secret.
|Publisher:||Chronicle Books LLC|
|Product dimensions:||1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
|Age Range:||3 Months to 12 Years|
About the Author
Molly Bang is the acclaimed illustrator of over fifty books for children, including three Caldecott Honor books: When Sophie Gets AngryReally, Really Angry...; Ten, Nine, Eight ; and The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher. She lives in Massachusetts and California.