Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Author(s): Eleanor Coerr

Children/Teenage Fiction

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.


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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.

General Fields

  • : 9780733617324
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : Hodder Children's Books
  • : October 2001
  • : 198mm X 130mm X 5mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Eleanor Coerr
  • : Paperback
  • : 2-Dec
  • : en
  • : 61