A story about in and out of the circles. How do people define a close or distant relationship? Many people often judge others by stereotypes and exclude someone unconsciously. By using the same phrase that “knock knock knock, can I come in?”, the author Nian told us a story of rejection and acceptance. Although the one may look or act differently, it can also be a special and beautiful exist in our world. By using different colors of the circles, and a big wolf’s view as the outsider, the readers shall find more amusing elements in the picture.
Other than Hsin-Yu Sun’s other titles with detail depictions, the illustrations in here is more toward young readers and shall be able to appeal all the kids coming into her world.
Nian Wang Fan has been devoted into the children education, children books promotions, and the children website setting for years. She is a column writers and has participated in the animation production and dubbing for over 300 works. She is also the author of several children books.
Hsin-Yu Sun was born in Taipei and received her M.F.A. from NTNU. She has published over twenty picture books in ten years. Her title One Day in Beijing won the 2015 Bologna Ragazzi Award. A Tour of Hong Kong is the sister book. Her best-known works are all pure illustrated stories, including Traveling Around Paris, Traveling Around Hong Kong, Going Home, and others. Some of her works have been translated into English and other languages.