Books by Joung Un Kim

NEIGHBORS by George Held
Released: Jan. 17, 2013

"This oversized volume won't fit on a bookshelf; leave it open on a table to display the art. (Picture book/poetry. 7-9)"
Poems celebrate 12 animals that might be found in American backyards. Read full book review >
NEIGHBORS by George Held
Released: Dec. 10, 2011

"Charming critters in collage and poetry for people of all ages."
Not your standard children's poetry book, this illustrated collection offers sounds and scenes to savor for ages 3 and up. Read full book review >
HEN HEARS GOSSIP by Megan McDonald
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"This gentle lesson about the insidious nature of gossip will be understood by all but the very youngest readers, who can enjoy it just for fun. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Hen hears a juicy bit of gossip in the barnyard and can't wait to tell someone. Read full book review >
SUMI’S FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL EVER by Soyung Pak
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2003

"Warm smudges of color layer together to provide simple illustrations for this sweet tale of a difficult and common experience no matter the ethnicity. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The first day of school can be frightening for any child, but when Sumi enters the noisy classroom full of children saying things that she doesn't understand, she decides that maybe school is a lonely, mean, and scary place as well. Read full book review >
WHY THE FROG HAS BIG EYES by Betsy Franco
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Oddly, the illustrator gets a thumbnail profile, but not the author. (Easy reader. 5-6)"
For novice readers, a simply told original fable illustrated with scenes of familiar, brightly colored animals with beady, staring eyes. Read full book review >