Sadako And The Thousand Paper Cranes (puffin Modern Classics)

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Sadako And The Thousand Paper Cranes (puffin Modern Classics)

by Eleanor Coerr
Illustrator Ronald Himler

Puffin | April 12, 2004 | Trade Paperback

4.6667 out of 5 rating. 3 Reviews

Born in Hiroshima in 1943, Sadako was the star of her school''s running team, until the dizzy spells started and she was forced to face the hardest race of her life-the race against time.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 80 Pages, 4.72 × 6.69 × 0 in

Published: April 12, 2004

Publisher: Puffin

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142401137

ISBN - 13: 9780142401132

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Sadako And The Thousand Paper Cranes (puffin Modern Classics)

Sadako And The Thousand Paper Cranes (puffin Modern Classics)

by Eleanor Coerr
Illustrator Ronald Himler

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 80 Pages, 4.72 × 6.69 × 0 in

Published: April 12, 2004

Publisher: Puffin

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142401137

ISBN - 13: 9780142401132

From the Publisher

Born in Hiroshima in 1943, Sadako was the star of her school''s running team, until the dizzy spells started and she was forced to face the hardest race of her life-the race against time.

About the Author

Ronald Himler was born in Cleveland Ohio, and attended the Cleveland Institute of Art, where he majored in painting and illustration. After graduation he attended the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He worked for a number of years at professionally related jobs in the arts, before traveling extensively in Europe. Once there, he conducted independent research at the major museums, including the Louvre in Paris, the Uffizi gallery in Florence, and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. In 1972 he illustrated his first children's book, Glad Day and Other Classical Poems for Children. In 1976 he authored and illustrated The Girl on the Yellow Giraffe. In 1979 he authored and illustrated Wake Up Jeremiah, and co-authored and illustrated Little Owl, Keeper of the Trees. He went on to illustrate more then 100 picture books for children, and has painted hundreds of book covers for young adult novels which are displayed in bookstores and libraries across the nation. He has won the Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators, the Illustrator of the Year from the Arizona Library Association, The Christopher Award, the Parents Choice Gold Award. He was named a Reading Rainbow Selection, an ALA Notable Childrens Books, a Best Western Book Cover Art Finalist from the Western Writers of America, a Merit Citation from the Society of Illustrators, a Golden Sower Award Nominee, a Blue Bonnet Nominee and a Junior Literary Guild Selection. Himler has also won a Childrens Book Co
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An extraordinary book, one no reader will fail to find compelling and unforgettable. (Booklist, starred review)

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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