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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