The Obama Story

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The Obama story : the boy with the biggest dream!
Author T. S. Lee
Translator Janet J. Shin
Country Korea
Language Korean
Genre Biography, Juvenile audience
Publisher Seoul: Dasan Books; Englewood Cliffs, N.J: Joyful Stories Press
Published in English
2009
Media type Print
Pages 201 pp
ISBN ISBN 0-9819542-0-0

The Obama Story: The Boy with the Biggest Dream! (Korean: 오바마 이야기: 세상에서 가장 큰 꿈을 꾼 아이) is a manhwa that is a biography of Barack Obama. T. S. Lee wrote and illustrated the book. Janet Jaywan Shin created the English translation from the original Korean. In the U.S., J.E Chae and Brittany Pogue-Mohammed edited that country's version.[1]

Dasan Books, a Korean publisher, published the story under the U.S. imprint Joyful Stories Press, an imprint for younger readers. The Obama Story was scheduled for release in the U.S. in English on April 21, 2009. The book covers Obama from his childhood to the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election.[2] The publication of the book was later delayed.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "News: The Obama Story Manhwa Biography Published in U.S.." Anime News Network. June 1, 2009. Retrieved on May 5, 2011
  2. ^ Reid, Calvin. "Korean House Debuts Manga Bios in U.S." Publishers Weekly. March 23, 2009. Retrieved on May 5, 2011.