Comic Strips Written by 10-year-old Korean Children


My students never fail to make me laugh. Their brains run off in often mysterious directions. So when it came time to study the classic (but rather dry) Frog and Toad All Year, I turned pictures from the book into comic strip for them to caption. Here’s what they came up with.

Julia artistically captured the sudden morbidity in her choice of color.

Julia

Alex decided interpret the story on aesthetic levels.Alex
Ariel has a fixation with ugliness and filth.Ariel
Christine must have had a specific craving that day.
Christine

Crystal decided to scrap the characters altogether and throw in a secret, unrequited romance.
Crystal

Michelle is my co-teacher. Elly has decided that we have a complex relationship.Elly 1 Elly 2
Eunseok probably finds himself faking his own happiness at times.
Eunseok

Jeremy has unresolved rage issues.
Jeremy
Kevin not only loves VIPS, a Korean all-you-can-eat buffet, but also understands the subtleties of finance.
Kevin

Leo wants to be as brave as a lion, but has hunger issues.
Leo
Lilly decided to make some identity revelations.
Lily
Lucy understands the frustrations of parenthood. Why Lucy, WHY?
Lucy
Ryan has a big surprise coming.
Ryan Sean doesn’t know his friends as well as he thinks he does.
Sean

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