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The crane wife / retold by Sumiko Yagawa ; translation from the Japanese by Katherine Paterson ; illustrated by Suekichi Akaba.

Yagawa, Sumiko. (Author). Akaba, Suekichi, (Added Author).


After Yohei tends a wounded crane, a beautiful young woman begs to become his wife and three times weaves for him an exquisite silken fabric on her loom.

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  • ISBN: 0688004970 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0688004962
  • Physical Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 1981.

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General Note:
Translation of Tsuru nyobo.
Subject: Folklore > Japan.
Fairy tales > Japan.

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