The First Journey Book
Winner of the Scholastic Picture Book Award, The First Journey tells the story of An, a young boy who must brave the floods of the Mekong Delta during the ‘floating season’ when the river overflows. In order to attend school, An sets out on his own perilous adventure but he takes comfort in the knowledge that his friends are waiting for him at the end of his first journey. Written and illustrated by Ho Chi Minh-based Phung Nguyen Quang and Huynh Kim Lien, their images are as captivating as their wonderful tale.
DETAILS: 25 cm (length) x 25 cm (width); soft cover