K Is for Korea

K Is for Korea

Book - 2008
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With each letter of the alphabet featuring a city or aspect of country life, the ancient and modern world of Korea, its people, culture, and traditions are presented in a richly illustrated addition to the World Alphabet series with color photos throughout.

Perseus Publishing
K Is for Korea offers young readers a composite picture comprised of the customs, religions, and cultures ? both ancient and modern ? that make up this fascinating country. As with each of the books in the series, this one is written by a knowledgeable local. Author Hyechong Cheung carefully selects words starting with each letter of the alphabet to focus on both city and country life, sampling everything from regional food and drink to music and art. Prodeepta Das helps bring each to life with an evocative photograph.

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.

A photographic alphabet that reveals the customs, cultures and traditions of Korea in all their colourful diversity.

& Taylor

Presents the people, culture, and traditions of Korea in a richly illustrated alphabet book with each letter of the alphabet featuring an aspect of city or country life.

Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's, 2008
ISBN: 9781845077891
Branch Call Number: j 951.9 C426k, Easy
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., maps ; 23 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Das, Prodeepta


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