Origami Peace Cranes: Friendships Take Flight: Includes Origami Paper & Instructions: Proceeds Support the Peace Crane Project (Proceeds Support Peace Crane Project) (Hardback)Sue DiCicco (author)
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*Winner Creative Child Magazine 2018 Preferred Choice Award*
Origami Peace Cranes is a multicultural children's book about the capacity for friendship in all of us, and the power of small, but meaningful actions.
When Emma moves to a new town, she's afraid she'll never make friends. She tries her hardest to make a good impression on her new classmates. Through a paper crane origami project, her classmates show her that they really want to get to know her. Later, when a new family moves into her neighborhood, Emma has a great idea how to make them feel welcome!
Filled with fun pictures and ideas, this story addresses the anxiety that comes with new beginnings and introduces kids to moving, making new friends, and starting at a new school.
This book also includes: Step-by-step instructions for making a paper crane12 sheets of origami paper, so that kids can make their own cranes to share!Proceeds support the Peace Crane Project-originally created for the United Nations International Day of Peace, it aims to expand students' understanding of and appreciation for other cultures, people and countries.
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 mm
"Origami Peace Cranes is a book written for children but with a world message...The book is engaging, has beautiful drawings and a presents a wonderful learning lesson for children." -EasyPaperCrafts.com
"This book is fun and shares feelings that many kids experience the first day at a new school. There is the excitement and nervousness all rolled into one. I love the overall message though of accepting yourself and others just how each is because each is perfect as the person he or she is suppose to be...The book comes with origami paper and instructions to make paper cranes. I have made many paper cranes over the years and have to say these instructions are among the easiest I have seen." -Crafty Moms Share blog
"...a beautiful story book, it's a craft, and it's a way to make friends from around the world, too!" -Castle View Academy blog
"Origami Peace Cranes: Friendships Take Flight by Sue DiCicco is a children's book about friendship and making connections despite differences ... The book includes easy to follow instructions for how to make an origami crane as well as paper." -8Asians.com
"This is a sweet story that reminds us of how we are all different and what a wonderful thing that is ... The book is part of a real Peace Crane project where kids are encouraged to make their own Peace Cranes and trade them with others around the world. There is some information on the program in the back of the book as well as origami paper included so kids can get folding right away!" -This Kid Reviews Books blog
"Origami Peace Cranes is a gorgeous book inside and out. The artwork, in particular, is marvelous, employing a beautiful technique that made the clothing and hairstyles of the children pop with vibrant energy and personality beyond the usual color palettes ... Throw in the free origami paper and instructions for making peace cranes of your own, and you've got the recipe for a truly wonderful book. What a treat." -Tulsa Book Review
"This is an upbeat children's book about making friends ... The bright and perky illustrations show us children from various racial and ethnic backgrounds ... Included in the book are directions for folding the crane and a few pieces of origami paper." - Nichi Bei Weekly
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