Sadako And The Thousand Paper Cranes

Author: Eleanor Coerr
Homepage_9780733617324

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  • : $12.99(AUD)
  • : 9780733617324
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : Hodder Children's Books
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  • : October 2001
  • : 198mm X 130mm X 5mm
  • : Australia
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  • : Eleanor Coerr
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  • : Paperback
  • : 2-Dec
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9780733617324

Description

Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukaemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Author description

When Eleanor Coerr lived in Japan several years ago, she heard about Sadako and the thousand paper cranes from young friends in Hiroshima, and decided to write a book about the brave Japanese girl. The author s friends both in Japan and the United States helped search for more information about the Sasaki family.