To celebrate Bangkok, Thailand being the 2013 UNESCO World Book Capital, some international schools organized the Bangkok Book Awards. Congratulations to the authors, illustrators, and publishers below!
Bangkok Book Awards - Picture Book Category Winner
The Umbrella Queen, written by Shirin Bridges and illustrated by Taeeun Yoo (Greenwillow Books, 2008)
Bangkok Book Awards - Junior Book Category Winner
Tua and the Elephant, written by R.P. Harris and illustrated by Taeeun Yoo (Chronicle Books, 2012)
Bangkok Book Awards - Teen Book Category Winner
Behind the Painting: And Other Stories by Siburapha (Silkworm Books, 2001)
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