This is a picture book that features happy changes and heart moving stories about children who grow up with books in a library.
- Book Intro
Don’t you want to be a library kid?
A woman named Flower who loved children and books got pregnant while she was doing her volunteer work in the library. Flower always told stories to the baby inside of her with excitement. Like her mom, that baby named Sol, grows into a child who loves the library. The smell of the library, sunlight and the sound of flipping paper and movement of air when children move, all those things become the most comfortable and happiest cradle songs. As Sol grows so she can walk around, she explores the library by herself and teaches library rules to visitors. Thanks to this sweet little girl who grows up with a library, people in this village come to the library with an open heart.
Library Kid is a book that lets us know the important value of the library with a story of Sol, a girl who grows up in the library. Chae In-Sun, the author came across a library in a small town, and she wants to capture this young but mature kid with deep eyes in the story. This book features warm writing and illustrations that describe a beautiful kid who loves the library and grows up with books. Through this book, we can realize and learn the library is a fun place and all kinds of magic exist inside the library.
- About the Author
Chae Insun started her career as a writer after she won the 1st Good Children’s Book Competition in1996 organized by Changbi. Her major books include children’s books such as the prize-winning novel Mr. Telephone Pole, My Partner, Choi Youngdae and Choosing a Dad, and picture books such as Making Dumplings with Grandma with Big Hands, Daughter Is Good, Library Kid, I Want to Play More and I Learn from Animals (9 volumes). She published Emotional Textbook That Lays the Foundations of Humanity (5 volumes) and Multicultural Encyclopedia as educational books for children, and My First Korean Dictionary, a Korean language dictionary for lower grades at elementary school.
(English) Bae Hyun-ju majored in formative arts and graduated from the Graduate School of Design at Ewha Womans University. She went on to study illustration at the Hanguk Illustration School (HILLS). She received the 27th Korean Children’s Book Award for her first picture book, Seolbim (New Year’s Dress). She is the author and illustrator of the books Seolbim, I Will Hold You, and How Pangy Used His Tears, and she is the illustrator of Monkey Siblings, I Like Me, The Story We Met in the Woods, I Am Really Happy, and Knock Knock, Who Is It, Who?
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