No Kimchi For Me! (Hardcover)

By Aram Kim

Holiday House, 9780823437627, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 5, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/28/2020)

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

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!


About the Author

Aram Kim was born in Cincinnati, raised in South Korea, and currently lives in New York City. A graduate of Yonsei University in Seoul and the School of Visual Arts in New York, Aram is the author and illustrator of Cat on the Bus, her first picture book.


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