The Biggest Pencil in The World by Mi-Hye Ok

The Biggest Pencil in The World

byMi-Hye Ok

Kobo ebook | December 15, 2009

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Poetries written for both young and adults, by a Korean grandmother.A granny puts her 77 years of her life into the title “The Biggest Pencil in The World.”- A boy who missed the last moment of his granny while he was playing a ball game “I am always late.”- 90 years old mother shares her story with her 70 years old daughter “The song mom taught me.”- A grandson who communicates with his inventive own language “Eric from another world”- Somber sacrifice and humble attribute of the nature “A Sacrifice”The poetries of dream and freedom together with nostalgic memories, closeness of the nature, and amazing principles of the nature are published through this title for both children and adults.“The Biggest Pencil in The World” is the essence of the time the author who spent 10 years travelling between her children in the US and back to her house.”She was encouraged to write children’s poetry from celebrated Korean children literature writer Wonbok Lee while she was in college. She won her annual spring literary contest of Korean Daily Report newspaper. Also, her poem ‘vines’ won an award at the “First North American Children’s Literature Awards” in 2007 which was organized by North American Korean Children’s Writer Association.The author has started to write English poetry since 2005 in Virginia where she attended a language school and wrote about 130 English poems meanwhile. The title “The biggest pencil in the world” was written by the author while she visited Washington, D.C. where she was struck by the beauty of the landscape. She promised herself to write a poem about the “tallest pencil” of the world (Washington monument). The author mentioned that English Poet Laureate William Wordsworth inspired her the most. She hoped that “adults would have the same pure heart as children do” and she will continue to write more English and Korean poems.
Title:The Biggest Pencil in The WorldFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 15, 2009Publisher:i-ePUB,Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:8967661436

ISBN - 13:9788967661434

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