One day Crane decides to get married and asks Heron to marry him. She turns him down. Soon Heron feels guilty so visits Crane's nest to accept his proposal. Crane gives her a stoney glare. Will Crane and Heron ever live happily ever after?
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"The text has me chuckling every time and the illustrations by Quentin Blake are the perfect accompaniment." ( Parents In Touch)
"Rather odd premise for a children's picture book, but somehow it manages to work . . . I like it better each time I read it!" (Ruth Ng TheBookbag.co.uk)
"A charming new book aimed at young children featuring the world famously brilliant illustrations of Quentin Blake." ( Bury Free Press)
"John Yeoman and Quentin Blake are names on a book to guarantee something extra special and The Heron and the Crane is just that." ( The School Librarian)
"There is an appeal (and certainly some moxie) to swapping the expected happy ending for this more ruminative approach." ( Booklist, USA)
A hilarious love story and parable of misguided pride rolled into one.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140565124