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Picture books from/about Japan and Korea

Asian Fiction & Non-Fiction

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1ZoeToft
Apr 11, 2010, 3:57am Top

Hello all,
I'm looking for picture book from/about japan and Korea. I'm after (1) Books translated in English that are easily available but that are written or illustrated by Japanese/Korean authors/illustrators (2) books that are somehow culturally specific (and may or may not be available in English) (and these two criteria may not be mutually exclusive of course). Basically I want to learn more about Japanese and Korean picture books and am after recommendations for brilliant books that I might enjoy with my own kids.
Thanks in anticipation,
Zoe

2davmandy
Jul 27, 2010, 1:44am Top

You might check out Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima. This is primarily a book of photographs, but also includes essays on the folly of war.

3Rise
Jul 27, 2010, 7:10am Top

Totto-chan by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi is an illustrated children's book.

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