With My Children

和小孩在一起

Category : Picture Books
ISBN:9789865256258
Pages : 124
Publication : Global Kids Books, Sep. 1 2022
Publication : Hardcover
Contact : Mengying

Overview

56 warm and humorous dialogues between parents and children illustrated into humorous cartoons. You will laugh when reading the children’s words and feel the complex feelings of upset but amused parents.


<Compliment >
Child: Mom, you don’t look good, but your cooking is good!
(Mom: Is this a compliment or….?)


<5 Chances>
Dad: If you keep causing trouble, I will not sleep with you!
Child: OK, OK! Just gave me 5 more chances!
(Dad: Aren’t 5 chances too many?)


<What room?>
Child: Dad, do you know what “room” can be eaten?
Dad: Living room? Bedroom? Umm…I can’t figure it out!
Child: It’s “mushroom”!
(Dad: Wow! Genius!)


This title is a collection from the cartoon columns of children’s newspaper and the stories are from the author’s daily life with his family. The author added the parents’ reactions and inner thoughts after every cartoon to make this title more interesting when reading. The family was created as cute elephants and drawn by colored pencils, so the illustrations and the tone of this book is warm and soft.

 

Size: 19.6 x 17.5 cm

 

 

Author(s)

Liu Hsu-Kung (劉旭恭) was born in Taipei in 1973. A graduate of the Civil Engineering Department at National TaiwanUniversity. He started to work in picture book illustration after taking part in the "Lucy Chen Handmade Picture BookClassroom”. He is the author and illustrator of 18 children books so far. He received an honorary mention for Hsin Yi Children’s Literature Prize in 2002 for I Really Want to Eat a Durian, winning the prize in 2006 with his book Excuse Me, Will My Feet Touch the Bottom?. His book Whose Stop Is This? (for kids 0-3 years old) won the Chen Bochui International Prize for Children’s Literature in 2014 and was subsequently selected for the 2015 and 2017 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition. His works have been selected for exhibition at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. English, Thai, Japanese, French, Swedish,Korean, and Estonian rights have been sold for some of his works.

With My Children

With My Children

和小孩在一起

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