I Am a Little Monk
From the Series Global Kids Storybooks
Urt was born in a Buddhist country, Thailand. When Urt’s uncle returns home after being a monk, Urt decides that he too will become a monk. Let’s follow Urt as he prepares and undertakes the tradition of Bu-urt, living as a monk in the temple. Come and learn about the Buddhist country of Thailand and its unique customs and way of life.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Big & Small|
|Imprint||Big & Small|
|Number of Pages||32|
Illustrator: Hwa-kyeong Gahng
After graduating in visual communications, Hwa-kyeong Gahng became a video game concept designer. Now he is a freelance illustrator working on children's books, stationary and in magazine publishing.
Author: Mi-hwa Joo
A graduate of both English and Korean literature, Mi-hwa Joo travelled around the world before starting a career as a children's book author.