My First Day

h1 February 18th, 2021 by jules


I’ve a review over at BookPage of Phùng Nguyên Quang’s and Huỳnh Kim Liên’s captivating My First Day (Make Me a World, February 2021).

That is here, and below are a couple spreads from the book.



“The sky is a crayon box full of colors for me to take flight — grow my own wings —
a dance of storks and new worlds.”

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“Hello, buffalo!”
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MY FIRST DAY. Copyright © 2017, 2021 by Phùng Nguyên Quang and Huỳnh Kim Liên. Illustrations reproduced by permission of the publisher, Make Me a World, New York.

One comment to “My First Day

  1. Just got this one in the mail! I’ve been waiting for it a long time, I first found art from it years ago when I was researching Vietnamese illustrators!

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