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Written and Illustrated by Su-hyun Lee

Jellyfish works as a bus and loves its job. One day, it is asked to leave as it can no longer compete with faster means of transport. For the first time, Jellyfish sets out on a journey to the deepest parts of the ocean. It meets unique deep-sea fish/creatures who have never left their habitat. Jellyfish is willing to drive them connecting the ocean depths with a deep-sea night market.

Rights sold: Complex & Simplified Chinese

Hardback / 220 x 280 mm / 56 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig


Written by Lee Juck and illustrated by Lee Jinhee

Do you ever look up at the stars shining far, far away and wonder if they ever get lonely? This is the story of a lonely little star, and a fiery-tailed comet that appears in a flash—only to disappear just as suddenly.

Rights sold: English & Simplified Chinese

Hardback / 235 x 253 / 64 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig


Written and Illustrated by I-soo Jeon

The wolves felt strange passing through the city. People, sitting in front of their computers, didn’t have ears and lips. The wolves thought people had changed as they never listened to each others. On their way, the wolves met a boy who has never heard of nature. The boy followed them to the thick green forest. Years later, he returned to the city to spread his love of nature.

Hardback / 235 x 253 / 64 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig


Written and Illustrated by Umjijjang-kkngnyangso

Far away lies a land known as ‘The Kingdom of Maze Land.’ One day, the aging King decides to hand over his throne.  But the King’s children have ambitions of their own. The King respects his children’s choices and decides to select the next king among his people. “I will give this Kingdom to the one who finds their way through and out of the Kingdom.”

A unique activity picture book with mazes on every spread.  Umjijjang-kkngnyangso is a group that writes fun but not light-hearted stories.

Hardback / 195 x 290 mm / 48 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig


Written by Soon-Jae Shin and illustrated by Ju-mi Lee

“Are you maybe sick?” Mom asked in a worried tone as soon as I returned from school. “Your face is flushed.” But I am totally fine…. Maybe my heart is beating just a bit faster, and my face seems a little red. That’s all. This all started in PE class.

If Jane Goodall had a grand daughter that just fell in love, what stories would she tell? This illustrated book started from that kind of curiosity.

Hardback / 210 x 285 / 52 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig


Written and Illustrated by Jeong-sun Go

When the puma stepped out of the door, did he know that it would be his first and last outing? What do the four seasons mean to a polar bear tired of the heat? How does it feel to say goodbye to animals that lost their fame due to human pursuing selfishness and convenience.

Hardback / 215 x 306 mm / 48 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig



Written and Illustrated by So-ri Kim

Vroom! Vroom! A delightful jungle bus leaves for an unpredictable journey. On the way home, a girl gets on the wrong bus due to a snake’s trick. The bus is crowded with unusual passengers, including a cheetah as the driver, a sloth, a naughty monkey, a big bear, and so on. Winner of the 4th Woongjin Junior Picture Book Contest.

Hardback / 202 x 288 mm / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig



Written and Illustrated by Lim Hyoyoung

Shiha was raised with lots of love. He was loved not only by his mum and dad but also by his grandma and uncle and the lady next door and the man at the bakery, too.. As time passed, Shiha grew older, and his parents grew busier. A little hole grew into his little heart longing for this moment of bliss when he was a baby.

Rights sold:  Simplified and Complex Chinese

Hardback / 220 x 260 mm / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig


Written and Illustrated by Min-woo Kim

A young boy wants to hang out with his older brother and friends, but he can’t keep up on his small bicycle. On his way back home feeling upset, he finds a snail slowly climbing up a tree. By going at his own pace, the young boy gets to see a beautiful scenery that he would have missed if he had just followed his brother and friends

Rights sold: English, French Spanish, Catalan, Japanese and Simplified Chinese

Hardback / 218 x 218 / 44 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig


Written and Illustrated by Yoon-leaf Nam

A dinosaur who wants to be a great dinosaur with shiny teeth, sharp claws, muscles and a blazing look. A great dinosaur also likes to help, tiptoes not to scare others, and listen carefully his friends’ stories. A charming story with a twist.

Rights sold: French and Complex Chinese

Hardback / 200 x 200 mm / 48 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig