Wish Soup: A Celebration of Seollal

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Product Details
Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.2 X 10.2 X 0.5 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316457361

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About the Author
Junghwa Park is a Korean-born American immigrant and artist living in Jersey City, New Jersey. She graduated with a BFA in Illustration from School of Visual Arts in 2014 and was the Grand Prize Winner of SCBWI's Winter 2020 Portfolio Showcase. She has collaborated with Pottery Barn, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Poetry Foundation and more. Junghwa's published works include Pow! Kids's While Grandpa Naps by Naomi Danis, which went on to appear in the New York Times; Korean publisher Who's Got My Tail's Bunnybee; and Putnam's12 Days of Kindness by Irene Latham. Wish Soup is her North American author-illustrator debut. You can visit her at jungwhapark.com.
Reviews
"Park's textured lines and colors, as well as the characters' exaggerated expressions, marry perfectly with the simple narration, evoking a sense of childlike charm and innocence...A delectable and endearing celebration."--Kirkus
"Across expressive digitally finished watercolor, colored pencil, and oil pastel spreads, Park's solo debut guides readers through the celebration's traditions."--Publishers Weekly
"This charming book invites readers into Seollal traditions with a quirky plot, cute illustrations, and a recipe for tteokguk."

--Booklist
"A fun story focusing on sibling holiday high jinks. Recommended for all holiday collections."--School Library Journal
Praise for Wish Soup:
A Book Riot Best New Children's Book of December 2023