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Author: Jihyeon Lee
$38.00(NZD)  inc GST

A young child opens the door to an unexpected and magical world. JiHyeon Lee's magical tale of an unexpected world reminds us that curiosity and open-mindedness are the keys to adventure and friendship.


A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

"A unique take on meaningful themes of open-mindedness and inclusion make this an instant classic." -School Library Journal, starred review

"A joyous celebration of differences and likenesses and harmony." --The New York Times

"Lovely, wordless adventure about embracing the unknown. Magical." --People Magazine

"This remarkable wordless picture book bursts with buoyant energy as a boy finds the key to a long-unopened door and makes his way from drabness to a joyful, magical land." --The New York Times, Editors' Choice

"This quiet fable feels both relevant and timeless." --Shelf Awareness

"A wonderland as wondrous and wild as Alice's, but one where the improbable becomes not a source of confusion and fright but of pure mirth." --Brain Pickings

"Readers will be drawn to its quiet charm and welcoming message of inclusion." --Kirkus Reviews

"Expands kids' mindsets and shows them that the world is a marvelous place where anything is possible - as long as they have a spirit of curiosity and exploration." --Cool Mom Picks

"Wordless and unusual, this story is about a boy who follows a bug and uses a special key to open a door that leads to a different world. He spends a special afternoon on a picnic where he meets many creatures, watches a wedding, then returns home. Use this for a writing prompt or discussion." --Imagination Soup

"There are no words in JiHyeon Lee's latest picture book, "Door," but the illustrations are so powerful that there don't need to be." ---NBC News Asian America

"Wordless picture books captivate imaginations and rely on pitch-perfect illustrations to great effect. Door is no exception." --Curbed

Author description

JiHyeon Lee is a South Korean artist. She studied media art at Kaywon School of Art & Design and illustration at HILLS (Hankuk Illustration School). She lives in Seoul, South Korea. This is her second book.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781452171425
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : Chronicle Books
  • : 0.535239
  • : October 2018
  • : .5 Inches X 9.38 Inches X 12.38 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jihyeon Lee
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 895.735
  • : near fine
  • : 56