When Osamu, a lonely sail maker, nurses an injured crane one blustery night, he never suspects that this simple act of kindness will change his life forever.
This retelling of a traditional Japanese folktale teaches readers young or old a lesson about life and love.
[star]""Abounds with drama and emotion . . . Gorgeous.""--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
[star]""Vivid. . . . The illustrations . . . place the human drama against a background of nature which is changeable, mysterious, and hauntingly beautiful.""--Booklist (starred review)
“A poetic gem . . . Exquisite and memorable.”--Kirkus Reviews