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  • Published: 20 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780823444366
  • Imprint: Holiday House
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $15.99

No Kimchi For Me!



Yoomi loves Grandma's cooking—except for stinky, spicy kimchi, the pickled cabbage condiment served at Korean meals. "You can't eat it because you're a baby," her brothers tease. And they don't play with babies. Determined to prove she's not a baby, Yoomi tries to find a way to make kimchi taste better—but not even ice cream can help. Luckily, Grandma has a good idea, and soon everyone has a new food to enjoy.  Celebrating family, food, and growing up, this story about a Korean-American family will appeal to picky eaters and budding foodies alike.  Aram Kim's lively art is filled with expressive characters and meticulous details—and of course, mouth-watering illustrations of traditional Korean dishes and ingredients.  Backmatter includes information about kimchi and how it's made, and best of all, a recipe for Grandma's kimchi pancakes to try yourself! For more about Yoomi and her family, don't miss Let's Go to Taekwondo! by Aram Kim.  A Junior Library Guild Selection!

  • Published: 20 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780823444366
  • Imprint: Holiday House
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $15.99

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Praise for No Kimchi For Me!

* "This fun and engaging story about food, family, and tradition is broadly appealing as a read-aloud or read-alone selection."—School Library Journal, Starred Review   "Distinctive patterns, unusual perspectives, and intriguing details add to the illustrations appeal. . . . This brisk, bright family story effectively conveys a universal experience through a very specific cultural lens."—Kirkus Reviews   "Using pencil, pastel, and digital manipulation, Kim (Cat on the Bus) creates a crisp and cozy domestic environment for her cat family"—Publishers Weekly

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