English Title: Cloud Bread
Original Korean Title: 구름빵
Author: Baek Hee-na 백희나
Cloud Bread was first published in 2004 and since then has received much international acclaim, from winning the 2005 Illustration of the Year at the Bologna International Children’s Book Fair to the author Baek Hee-na winning the Astrid Lindgren Prize, known as the Nobel Prize for Children’s Books, in 2020.
The story is about two kittens who found a piece of cloud one rainy morning. They brought the cloud to their mother who baked it into bread. After eating the baked cloud bread, the characters (Mother Cat, Father Cat, and their two children) floated and flew in the air like pieces of clouds.
This delightful story has been made into an animation series.