When a loved one dies, remembering them through shared experiences and the ways they expressed their love, helps with loss.
Bushra misses her mother, her dayik. So does her brother Sherzat. Mom used to help them with homework, read to them, and tuck them into bed at night. For Bushra, she would cook kubbat halab, perfectly golden rice-and-potato patties made without meat. No one can make kubbat halab quite like Mom, but Bushra wants to try.
About the Author
Paran Kim grew up in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Tokyo when she was twenty to study fine art. However she realized her true passion lay in making picture books and became a full-time illustrator. She now lives in Dresden, Germany, with her husband.