Planet Picture Book

My First Book of Vietnamese Words

This illustrated ABC rhyming book provides readers with an introduction to Vietnamese language and culture. I was particularly intrigued by My First Book of Vietnamese Words when I was researching picture books for Vietnam. It’s no mean feat...

The First Journey

It is the floating season on the Mekong Delta and a young boy, An, sets out alone in his sampan to travel to school for the first time. This story tells of the dangers and fears he faces along the way, and his courage and determination to reach his...

Vietnam

A new destination, a new book search. It’s different every time. From my notes, it looks like I typed ‘Vietnamese picture books’ in Google and went from there. So how did I decide on my final selection? Read on and you’ll discover a little about my...