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CAN PLANTS FEEL? CAN PLANTS SMELL? 

written by Eun-ju Kim & illustrated by Nan-cho Ann

Plants do a lot more things than we think. This book gives evidence that plants can feel, smell and see. Plants communicate with different plants to save each other from their prey, and some plants use their smell to chase them off. Your plants may be whispering  to you that you haven’t noticed. Part of ALL AROUND SCIENCE SERIES.

Paperback / TBC / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

 

 

PLASTICS, THEIR PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

written by Eun-ju Kim & illustrated by Ji-won Lee

It tells the story of plastic toys that travel across the Pacific Ocean all the way to the Atlantic Ocean for months without breaking apart. How can plastic survive travelling across the ocean and remain as plastic, and why is this harmful to our environment? Did you know that plastic accounts a significant portion of waste in our planet? Part of ALL AROUND SCIENCE SERIES.

Paperback / TBC / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

 

LET’S EXPLORE OUR HANDS

written by San-ho Oh & illustrated by Jung-taek Oh

This book explores all facts about our hands – what are fingernails used for, why are there lines in the palm of the hands and what are fingerprints? It also shares interesting facts such as the importance of thumbs, why bones in hands are structured the way they are and some amazing hand tricks that not a lot of people can do. Part of ALL AROUND SCIENCE SERIES.

Paperback / TBC / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

 

DIFFERENT BUT FRIENDS

written by Eun-Mi Hur & illustrated by Hyun-Jee Chung
Min-woo is different – different from me. My skin is pale as a peach, but Min-woo’s skin color is brown. Li Hyang is different – different from us. We are all born in Korea and live in Korea, but Li Hyang is born in Japan and lives in Japan. But all the children share a close friendship despite  the differences in their origins and culture just like flowers in a garden.

RIGHTS SOLD: Simplified Chinese

Hardback / TBC / 32 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

RED BEAN SOUP, GRANDMA & THE TIGER

written by Ho-sang Jo & illustrated by Mi-sook Yun

Once upon a time, there was a grandmother who planted red beans. One day a tiger tried to eat her. “Please, let me at least harvest the red beans, make some soup and eat it.” The tiger wanted to eat the red bean soup so he agreed to come back. Bologna Ragazzi Award. RIGHTS SOLD: Complex Chinese & Japanese

Hardback / TBC / 32 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

I WISH THERE WAS A DINOSAUR

written by Chunyung Lee & illustrated by Ho Chang

A child sees dinosaurs as he walks along the streets, as he plays with other kids and even on the road in his mum’s car. He asks his mum: “Don’t you wish there was a dinosaur?” Until the mum finally imagines herself sitting with her son on the back of a dinosaur.

Hardback / TBC / 32 pages / Woongjin Thinkbg

A Tree Full of Mittens

written by Yeo-rim Yoon & illustrated by Kap-kyu Lee

An old lady climbs up a hill with a bag on her shoulder. At the top, she stops by a bare tree and opens her bag full of mittens that have been left behind by people. She hangs the mittens on the bare tree that now looks cheerful and colourful and starts attracting visitors. A lovely tale about sharing, recycling and thoughtfulness.

RIGHTS SOLD: Simplified Chinese

Hardback / 44 pages / Woongjin

WHAT AN AWESOME TREE

written by Shin Sun-jae & illustrated by Emilie Vast

A tree seems to stand still every day but even a tree changes and adapts to survive in wild nature.

Following the life of a squirrel through seasons, this clever book shows the amazing vitality and resilience of a tree.

A clever concept with wonderful illustrations by talented Emilie Vast.

Hardback / 24 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

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LISTEN, SPRING IS HERE

written & illustrated by Isabelle Carrier

Listen well to the sounds around you. In Spring listen to the singing of a swallow, in summer you can hear the sounds from the festivals. In autumn are the sound of falling leaves and finally in winter the sounds of the snow. Children will learn about the various different sounds which each season makes.

Also in the series: WHERE ARE YOU MR CLOUDS? / WHEN NIGHT COMES.

Hardback / 24 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

 

PENGUIN IS MY FRIEND

written & illustrated by Cho Eun-su
A boy wants a penguin as a pet. “But what if the penguin gets hungry or bored?” asks Mum.

Through the conversation, the boy and readers discover what penguins eat, how they live and survive in their environment.

Hardback / 32 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

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