by Judith Loske - £12.99 Minedition (2011)
hardback ISBN 13: 9789881512604 | ISBN 10: 9881512603
A true story about grief, hope and the dark side of nuclear power.
• Beautifully retold and illustrated by Judith Loske
• Even today, children from all over the world fold paper cranes as a sign of peace and hope and send them to Hiroshima and recently to Fukushima.
Sadako is ill. She learns of a Japanese legend which states a person who folds 1,000 paper cranes is granted a wish. In the hope of recovering, she begins folding cranes.
This is the story of a girl from Hiroshima.
(Price & availability last checked: February 2015)
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