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Does anyone know of or would recommend a good Chinese or Japanese (or maybe even Korean) picture book? To clarify I don't mean comics, I mean in the same way we think of picture books. Published recently?

I found a Western picture book I'd like to read, though that's from like 2002. (I'm not sure how fast picture book standards change, so trying to keep an eye out.)

Aside: I seem to be on a picture book roll. I have six picture book shorts now.
#1 - June 24, 2014, 01:33 PM
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I’m assuming that you are talking about the setting and plot, etc.? 

Here are a few of my favorites:

The Boy From the Dragon Palace
Retold by Margaret Read MacDonald

http://www.albertwhitman.com/content.cfm/bookdetails/The-Boy-from-the-Dragon-Palace


Fu Finds the Way by John Rocco

Check out the most amazing book trailer EVER:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgp5C3wgzKA


And two picture books by one of my favorite authors:

The Runaway Wok by Ying Chang Compestine

Note:  My grandson and I did a super fun unit with it. 

http://kimberlylynn1020.blogspot.com/2013/02/chinese-new-year_11.html


And here’s the second one…

The Real Story of Stone Soup by Ying Chang Compestine

http://www.penguin.com/book/the-real-story-of-stone-soup-by-ying-chang-compestine/9780525474937



Note:  Have to add that I absolutely adore the illustrations in each of these picture books.  They are a talented bunch!

 :love5:fireworks
#2 - June 24, 2014, 07:37 PM

Thank you, that trailer for the one looks awesome!:D
#3 - June 24, 2014, 08:43 PM
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"Red Kite, Blue Kite" by Ji-Li Jiang (lengthy text for slightly older readers)

"Kenta and the Big Wave" by Ruth Ohi


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THE MAGIC PAINTBRUSH by Julia Donaldson. Beautiful rhyme, wonderful story.
#5 - June 25, 2014, 06:16 PM

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