All About Korea

Children's
$16.95
Current Stock:
SKU:
9780804840125
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804840125
Format:
Hardcover, Jacketed
Date Published:
04/10/2011
Illustrations:
full-color illus throughout
Number of Pages:
64
Trim Size:
8 1/2 X 11

**2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner**

Perfect for educators or parents wishing to teach kids about different Asian cultures, this new book in the Tuttle All About Asia series includes favorite games, foods, special holiday times and after-school activities unique to Korea. All About Korea is a fun-filled journey to a new place. Korean culture and history are featured prominently in this colorful Korean book for kids, allowing an educational as well as entertaining experience.
  • Learn how to play the exciting Korean see-saw game with a friend, how to sing "Happy Birthday" in Korean, and how kids say "hello!"
  • Other activities include making a White Tiger puppet, playing jegi (Korean hacky-sack) and singing "Arirang," Korea's most beloved song.
  • Enjoy the traditional Korean stories "Taming a Tiger" and "Two Foolish Green Frogs."
  • Easy Korean recipes are included for delicious treats like kimbap (roll-your-own wraps) and songpyeon (sweet filled rice cakes).
All About Korea is a book for families to treasure together. It offers not only the most important facts about Korean, but also reflects the spirit that makes Korea one-of-a-kind.

About the Author:
Ann Martin Bowler worked as an educator for many years and now writes full time. She has visited Korea with her family many times and travels widely in Asia. Her two youngest children were adopted from Korea. She is also the author of Gecko's Complaint and Adventures of the Treasure Fleet. www.AnnMartinBowler.net

Soosoonam Barg was born in Seoul, Korea, and teaches art and tapestry weaving at schools and her studio in New Jersey, as well as at schools in Korea. She was presented with The Scholastic Arts & Writing award in recognition for being an outstanding educator, and has been profiled by the New York Times for her artwork. www.soyooart.com