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The Crane

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 31 Ratings and 7 Reviews

Book Description
In an ever-expanding city, one young man claims the job of his dreams, operator of the tallest crane around. Since others envy his position, he never leaves his crane, always eager for the day-and work-to begin.

As the seasons pass, man and machine almost become one. "The crane was a giant with iron sinews, and the craneman was its heart." Then people begin to hoard their goods, grinning ra... More
Book Information
PublisherNYR Children's Collection
BindingHardcover (6 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages96
Publication Date11/30/2003
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About Reiner Zimnik (Author, Illustrator) : Reiner Zimnik is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Reiner Zimnik include The Bear and the People, Jonas el pescador (Coleccion Tiramillas), Th... more
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About Nina Ignatowicz (Translator) : Nina Ignatowicz is a published author and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Nina Ignatowicz include The Crane (New York Review Children's Collection) and The Bear and ... more
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