Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or “shining wisdom,” refers to herself as “cat,” “bird,” and “cupcake,” as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.
These look-alike twins have always shared everything—their room, their toys, a crib, and, since the day they were born, a blanket. But as they grow into new beds, they need new blankets, too. Now they face a new dilemma: they don’t know how not to share.
Presents thirteen Korean folktales featuring commoners, royalty, demons, and human-like animals, with the good being rewarded.
A sad princess finds happiness after marrying a beggar.
A little girl’s trip to the zoo becomes an extraordinary imaginative adventure. Meanwhile, her parents experience an alarming adventure of their own, hunting for their child.
This Korean version of Little Red Riding Hood is a pourquoi for the sun and moon creation. The boy and girl become the sun and the moon after the life-threatening tiger is killed. The tiger is as greedy as the wolf in western version of Little Red Riding Hood.
A little boy and his older sister ride a subway to go to their grandparents’ house on their own for the first time. The big sister feels responsible, yet her brother doesn’t listen to her.
Chosun Dynasty had a wise King Sejong. When a humble servant boy tells of his longing to read and write, King Sejong sets out to create a simple yet beautiful way to write the Korean language. The people reject the new way of writing–until the boy gives the king another grand idea.
This book introduces the cultures and traditions of Korea, from ancient times to the present. The illustrations and photos provide a brief introduction to Korean culture.