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Sun & Moon: Fairy Tales from Korea
     

Sun & Moon: Fairy Tales from Korea

by Kathleen Seros, Robert Krause (Illustrator)
 
The world of Korean fairy tales is populated with malevolent giants, whimsical goblins, sly rabbits, greedy tigers and, of course, people�some good, some wicked, all utterly human in their ambitions and limitations. Kathleen Seres' skillful adaptation perfectly captures the timeless appeal, simplicity and humor of the Korean narrative art.

Through the collaborative

Overview

The world of Korean fairy tales is populated with malevolent giants, whimsical goblins, sly rabbits, greedy tigers and, of course, people�some good, some wicked, all utterly human in their ambitions and limitations. Kathleen Seres' skillful adaptation perfectly captures the timeless appeal, simplicity and humor of the Korean narrative art.

Through the collaborative efforts of Norman Sibley and Robert Krause. each story is vibrantly illustrated with memorable images incorporating a wealth of Korean folk motifs. Sun & Moon is not a book just for children, but, to borrow a phrase from George McDonald, "for the childlike, whether five, or fifty, or seventy-five."

30 color plates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780930878252
Publisher:
Hollym International Corporation
Publication date:
09/01/1982
Pages:
61
Product dimensions:
8.53(w) x 11.01(h) x 1.16(d)
Lexile:
860L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Kathleen Seros has spent twelve years in Asia, residing in Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, and Korea. She is originally from Santa Monica, California, where her university major was Art History. She is an avid collector of Asian fairy tales and, while in Korea, was co-editor of Arirang Magazine for two years.

Norman Sibley is a Design Associate with Dragon's Eye Graphics (based in Korea) and co-editor of Korea Quarterly. Robert Krause is a freelance illustrator whose work has appeared in Korea Quarterly and other publications.

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