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Tree of cranes

Author: Allen Say
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this radiant tale, a young boy in Japan celebrates his very first Christmas. Two cultures joyously combine for the day as the boy's mother shares a glimpse of her American childhood with her son. Allen Say's glowing watercolors and affecting words paint a story rich with the holiday spirit -- a story of family, of giving, of goodwill, and the hope for peace. - Flyleaf.
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Genre/Form: Family stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Publishers' advertisements
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Say
ISBN: 039552024X 9780395520246 9780547248301 054724830X
OCLC Number: 23463350
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Allen Say.
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In this radiant tale, a young boy in Japan celebrates his very first Christmas. Two cultures joyously combine for the day as the boy's mother shares a glimpse of her American childhood with her son. Allen Say's glowing watercolors and affecting words paint a story rich with the holiday spirit -- a story of family, of giving, of goodwill, and the hope for peace. - Flyleaf.

A Japanese boy learns of Christmas when his mother decorates a pine tree with paper cranes.

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