SummaryLooks at Japanese culture, including music, food preparation and display, and origami. Features the book The paper crane, by Molly Bang, which is about a mysterious man who enters a restaurant and pays for his dinner with a paper crane that magically comes alive and dances. Reviews other books on related topics including "Paper" through the ages by Shaaron Cosner, The perfect crane by Anne Laurin, How my parents learned to eat by Ina R. Friedman, and Easy origami by Dokuohtei Nakano.
Books and reading.
Restaurants -- Fiction.
Cranes (Birds) -- Fiction.
Origami -- Juvenile films.
Restaurants -- Fiction -- Juvenile films.
Cranes (Birds) -- Fiction -- Juvenile films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Japan -- Social life and customs.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile films.
|Publisher|| Lincoln, Neb. :GPN Educational Media,2007
|Other Titles|| Reading rainbow (Television program)
Bang, Molly. Paper crane.
Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.
WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Lancit Media Productions.
Presenter: LeVar Burton.
Director of photography, Dean Parisot ; editor, James C. Wright ; music, Steve Horelick ; reader, Keye Luke.
Based on the book of the same title.
"Product no. 126.039D"--Disc surface.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
1 videodisc (approximately 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.