A Very Asian Guide to Korean Food


Explore the delicious world of Korean Food! A Very Asian Guide to Korean Food introduces little readers to classic and modern Korean dishes and provides fun facts about the foods and culture of Korea. Learn how kimchi is made or discover what makes a Korean fried chicken so crispy. Author, Michelle Li, brings pride and energy for her Korean culture in her debut children's book. Illustrated by Sunnu Rebecca Choi in mixed media, each page is a colorful exploration of a dish that is sure to make every reader hungry.

For ages 3+
36 pages
Hardback ISBN: 9781737240426
Features: Hardcover, 7" x 10.5", full color illustrations
Printed on FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper


“There are countless reasons to love Korean culture, but one standout reason is its amazing cuisine. <i>A Very Asian Guide to Korean Food </i> is delicious.”

<br>- MIN JIN LEE, author of <i> Free Food for Millionaires </i> and <i>Pachinko</i>, a finalist for the National Book Award

“Forget ‘stinky lunchbox’ moments. We're not doing that anymore. Korean food is here, it's delicious, and it's meant to be shared. This book is a celebration of some of my favorite dishes, and I guarantee it will make your mouth water.”

<br>- PHIL YU, author of <i>RISE: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now</i>

“This is a great, informative and fun way to introduce Korean food to kids (and adults) who may not be familiar with Korean cuisine. Michelle has covered and touched on all of my favorites!”

<br>- ALICE CHOI, creator of Hip Foodie Mom

Customer Reviews

Based on 36 reviews
Dale Hata
Korean food explained

Explains common Korean food offered in Korean-style restaurants and snack/dessert shops. Easy to understand for both adults and children.


Beautiful book!


Wonderful book to introduce Korean cuisine to any age! Great illustrations and pronunciations included!

Mackie Haders
Love this book!

Love this book!


Decent book, not worth 20 dollars.