KENARD PAK grew up in Baltimore and Howard County, Maryland. After studying at Syracuse University and California Institute of the Arts, he worked in feature animation and music videos. As a visual development artist, he's worked for Dreamworks, Walt Disney Feature Animation, PDI Dreamworks, and he currently works for Laika. His first illustrated picture book was published in 2014. His current picture book projects are self-penned as well as illustrated; the first book will publish in 2016. Kenard lives in San Francisco with his wife and three cats. BEN HANDICOTT studied linguistics and education before heading off to learn Vietnamese and Mandarin over a number of years living in Asia. On his return home he published travel books for Lonely Planet and now looks to pass on his love of travel, food and language to his own children.
'A gorgeous book of maps that focuses on language and
communication, with a tie-in app to help kids learn the basics of
saying "hello" to anyone in the world.' * Buzzfeed *
'A beautifully illustrated children's book that offers a glimpse into the lives and languages of different children the world over.' * Daily Telegraph *
'An engrossing book that helps children put languages and peoples into their geographical context.' * Parents in Touch *
'an invaluable tool for inquisitive minds' * The Book Sniffer *
'An utterly fantastic idea from start to finish, and gorgeously presented as you'd expect from Wide Eyed Editions.' * Read it Daddy *