Strong news hook: The Korean conflict is perpetually in the news, and this title offers a true-to-life yet hopeful introduction for children to an important political and historical flashpoint.
Includes 40 inch fold-out spread at the end of the book.
Lush artwork: Uk-Bae Lee's tender illustrations highlight the beauty of the Korean landscape and wildlife, contrasted with the harsh reality of fences and warfare.
Culturally authentic: Initially published in Korea, this title has a strong Korean cultural flavor.
Korean Independence celebration: Publication timed to the centenary anniversary of the Korean declaration of independence from Japan.