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Experience the enchanting tale of "The Thunderous Hello," now available exclusively at The Soul of Seoul Shop. This captivating bilingual children's book is perfect for young readers who are curious about the world, fascinated by Korean culture, and eager to embark on a bilingual journey.
In Korea, during the summer season, the monsoon rains unleash their power with relentless force. One stormy night, my daughter was startled awake by the thunder's resounding boom. Fearful and unable to fall back asleep, I decided to share with her the story of "The Thunderous Hello." It tells the tale of a friendly cloud who merely intends to say hello, yet the sound it makes resembles a mighty thunderclap. This heartwarming story aims to help children perceive thunder in a more friendly and comforting manner.
"The Thunderous Hello" is a bilingual children's book, thoughtfully written in both English and Korean. As you turn the pages, you'll journey alongside the endearing cloud, discovering the beauty in its thunderous greeting. This delightful story is a celebration of nature's wonders, fostering a sense of curiosity and understanding in young minds.
Author Hallie Bradley penned this book with her own daughter in mind. Recognizing her daughter's desire to hear bedtime stories in both English and Korean, Hallie embarked on a mission to create a seamless bilingual experience. Gone were the days of translating on the fly or buying separate books in each language. Instead, Hallie crafted a captivating story that could be enjoyed in both English and Korean. To ensure a faithful and engaging translation, Jeemin Yoon beautifully retold the peaceful story in Korean. Accompanying the text, the talented illustrator, Raquel P. Cruz, skillfully merged Western and Korean imagery, creating a visual feast that enhances the book's calming and creative atmosphere.
"The Thunderous Hello" is not just a children's book; it's a gateway to language learning, cultural appreciation, and the joy of storytelling. Whether you're a parent, caregiver, or language enthusiast, this book is a precious addition to your collection. It fosters language development, encourages cultural exploration, and strengthens the bonds between families with diverse backgrounds.