Helena Ku Rhee – The Paper Kingdom

Helena Ku Rhee is an author based in Los Angeles. She draws story ideas from her travels as well as her childhood.

THE PAPER KINGDOM by Helena Ku Rhee, illustrated by Pascal Campion, is a story based off of a difficult time made magical by her parents.

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About the author: Helena Ku Rhee
About the illustrator: Pascal Campion
About the book: The Paper Kingdom

 

Projects mentioned

From Patrick Wensink: Junk Drawer Spy Club
From Katherine Roy: The Drawing Brigade

 

NPR’s interview with Helena Ku Rhee and her parents!

 

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About the author: Helena Ku Rhee
About the illustrator: Pascal Campion
About the book: The Paper Kingdom

 

Projects mentioned

From Patrick Wensink: Junk Drawer Spy Club
From Katherine Roy: The Drawing Brigade

 

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AUTHORS MENTIONED

Katherine Roy

Katherine Roy

Katherine Roy is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books often focus on informational storytelling and science education.

Patrick Wensink

Patrick Wensink

Patrick Wensink is a bestselling author of five books for grownups and now he shifts gears into children’s literature with his picture book GO GO GORILLAS, illustrated by Nate Wragg.

Valerie Bolling

Valerie Bolling

Valerie Bolling is an author and educator who wants children of all backgrounds to see themselves in stories.

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow is an educator, anti-racism activist, and children’s book author. Her stories feature young Black Muslim protagonists.

Claire Annette Noland

Claire Annette Noland

Claire Annette Noland is an author, children’s librarian, and reading specialist. She is has written easy readers, board books, and picture books for young children.

Ian Lendler

Ian Lendler

Ian Lendler is a journalist and award-winning author of picture books, non-fiction, and graphic novels.

Danielle Dufayet

Danielle Dufayet

Danielle Dufayet is a picture book author who teaches English and public speaking/self-empowerment classes. She is also an artist who works in stained glass and oil, along with acrylic paint.