The Boy in the Garden

Item # 151237.

By Allen Say.

There was a story that Mama read to Jiro about a magical crane and a woodcutter. One day Jiro visits Mr. Ozu's garden, and sees a crane that reminds him of that story--and, suddenly, Jiro finds himself in a world woven between dream and reality.

Allen Say creates a tale about many things at once: the power of story, the allure of the imagined, and the gossamer line between fantasy and reality. Who among us hasn't imagined ourselves in our own favorite fairy tale? Hardbound: 32 pp.

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