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.


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.

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

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.

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

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

One Response to “Comic Strips Written by 10-year-old Korean Children”
  1. Sookyung Kim says:

    Thoes are so lovely.

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