Alex Kim is a cartoonist, illustrator, and architectural designer currently living in Vermont. He was born in Seoul, South Korea, and raised in suburban New Jersey. He earned an MFA from The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont and a B. Arch from The Cooper Union in New York, NY. His illustration work is largely inspired by the natural world, and his cartooning is inspired by the absurdity and joy of being a human in the modern world.
From spy maps and victory banners to spotter planes and ration cakes, Great World War II Projects You Can Build Yourself brings one of the most defining periods of American and world history to life through hands-on building projects and activities. Detailed step-by-step instructions for creating each project combine with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and trivia about the real-life models. Together they give kids a first-hand look at daily life at home and on...View
Explore the Wild West! invites young readers ages 7-10 to experience the spirit of the Wild West. Kids learn about explorers who mapped the American West, Native Americans, gold miners, cowboy culture, cattle drives, Wild West legends, frontier towns, peacekeepers, lawbreakers, and much more. Through projects ranging from making a settler's soddie to mining for gold, kids develop a better understanding of the rich history of the Wild West in the 1800s.View