K is for Korea by Hyechong Cheung, Prodeepta Das


K is for Korea by Hyechong Cheung, Prodeepta Das

In this photographic alphabet, the author introduces young readers to some of the customs, religion and culture, both ancient and modern, that make up this high-profile country. Focusing on both city and country life - from Arirang to Lacquerware to Taekwondo - this is a celebration of Korea in all its colourful diversity.

About the Author

Hyechong Chung took her MA in Psychology of Education at Sookmyeng Women's University, Seoul before working as head teacher at an infant school in Seoul. She has lived in England for eight years and teaches at the North London Korean School. She lives in North London Prodeepta Das was born in Cuttack, in eastern India. He is a freelance photographer and author whose pictures have been published in over 20 children's books. In 1991 Inside India, which he also wrote, won the Commonwealth Photographer's Award. Prodeepta's books for Frances Lincoln are P is for Pakistan, Prita Goes to India, K is for Korea, We are Britain!, Geeta's Day, I is for India, J is for Jamaica, Kamal Goes to Trinidad, P is for Poland, T is for Turkey, S is for South Africa, R is for Russia and B is for Bangladesh.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

2nd September 2010



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