9th Ave: The Dinner that Cooked Itself

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 1:00pm

 

 

Please join Green Apple Books on the Park on November 15th at 1:00 p.m. as we host J.C. Hsyu and Kenard Pak to celebrate the launch of their new book The Dinner That Cooked Itself!

Long, long ago, in a small town in ancient China, there lived an honest and respectful man called Tuan. Tuan was lonely and looked hard for a wife, but even the matchmaker couldn't help him. One night, however, Tuan's luck changed. And so begins the story of Tuan, White Wave, and the Dinner that Cooked Itself. This beautiful and enchanting Chinese fairytale will captivate the imagination with the perfect blend of magic and realism

J.C. Hsyu was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in Los Angeles. A graduate of UCLA and the Clarion Writers' Workshop, she has worked in the animation, VFX, and video game industries and published speculative fiction short stories. She lives in San Francisco, California, with her husband and reads incessantly. "The Dinner That Cooked Itself" is her first children's book.

Kenard Pak grew up in Baltimore and Howard County, Maryland. He studied at Syracuse University and California Institute of the Arts. A visual development artist on many films, Pak has worked for Dreamworks Animation and Walt Disney Feature Animation. He has also featured work with 3x3, Linea Curve, and Nobrow. "The Dinner that Cooked Itself" is his second children's book. Pak now lives and works in San Francisco with his patient wife.

 

The Dinner That Cooked Itself Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781909263413
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Nobrow Press - December 16th, 2014

Long, long ago, in a small town in ancient China, there lived an honest and respectful man called Tuan. Tuan was lonely and looked hard for a wife, but even the matchmaker couldn't help him. One night, however, Tuan's luck changed. And so begins the story of Tuan, White Wave, and the Dinner that Cooked Itself.


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