Costumes of Asia: A Connoisseur's Coloring Book

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ThingsAsian Press, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages

Featuring coloring pages of costumes in twenty Asian countries, Costumes of Asia invites both children and adults to discover the Asian continent through its fashion traditions. While coloring lively pictures featuring unique clothing and settings, readers will travel to countries such as Mongolia, where they will learn about the specially designed deel that is worn year-round to protect from the harsh climate, and to Korea, where the elaborate hanbok is worn by both men and women on special occasions. Along with providing an entertaining journey through the costumes of Asia, this coloring book also makes learning a fun, active process.


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Celeste Heiter
Inspired by a dream to visit the Great Buddha at Kamakura, Celeste Heiter moved to Tokyo in 1988, where she spent two years teaching English conversation. She now makes her home in California’s beautiful Napa Valley. She is the author of Vignettes of Japan, Ganbatte Means Go For It, The Sushi Book, To Japan With Love, and Fashion Asia! Fun with Patterns and Costumes of Asia. She writes about her adventures in Asian food and film on her blog, Chopstick Cinema: .

René Pulido Illustrator René Pulido is a native and resident of California’s Napa Valley. René spent much of his childhood in Morelia, Mexico, where he studied art and later worked as a graphic designer. Although René’s cultural roots are in Mexico, he has a keen appetite for international culture. In addition to his talent as an illustrator, René works as a caricature artist at parties and special events around the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the illustrator of Fashion Asia! Fun with Patterns and Costumes of Asia. Visit his website at

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