One of School Library Journal’s Best Picture Books of 2011
These look-alike twins have always shared everything—their room, their toys, a crib, and, since the day they were born, a blanket. But as they grow into new beds, they need new blankets, too. Now they face a new dilemma: they don’t know how not to share.
Told from the perspective of two five-year-olds, The Twins’ Blanket playfully illuminates squabbles and affection between young siblings. Yum’s minimalistic art astutely captures these twins’ emotions as they toss, turn, and tug their new and old blankets—and embrace their growing independence.
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THE TWINS' BLANKET by Hyewon Yum, Hyewon YumKirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of THE TWINS' BLANKET . All children have "firsts," but twins have their own special ones.- Kirkus Reviews
Hyewon Yum, a twin herself, is the author and illustrator of There Are No Scary Wolves and Last Night. She was born in South Korea and studied painting and printmaking at Seoul National University. She received her master of fine arts at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and presently lives in Brooklyn, New York. www.hyewonyum.com
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