cover image Dawn


Molly Bang, Chronicle Books. Chronicle Books, $15.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-1-58717-187-1

A father tells his daughter about her departed mother in Dawn by Molly Bang, an adaptation of the Japanese legend of the Crane Wife set in 19th-century New England. PW s boxed review, when the book was originally published in 1983, described the text as graceful and the artwork arresting. (Aug.)