This book is about seven friends of a lady who likes to sew: needle, thread, thimble, iron, scissors, ruler, and soldering iron. They all claim to be the most important, but eventually learn that everyone is precious together.
- Book Intro
This book is a picture book adaptation of Gyu-joong-chil-woo-jaeng-non-gi. While the red hood mistress is asleep, Mrs. Ruler, Miss Scissors, Madam Red Thread, Granny Thimble, Maiden Soldering Iron, and Mistress Iron all argue about who is the best. However, they are finally reconciled by realizing that each of them has a separate role in the world, where none is unimportant and all are valuable.
- About the Author
Lee Youngkyung (F) majored in Oriental Painting at Seoul National University and has been working as a picture book artist since 1993. Books written and illustrated by Lee include The Seven Friends in a Lady's Chamber, Magic Picture Scroll and Ora and Odo. Picture books and stories illustrated by Lee include Half Past Four, Fist Boy, Little Mozart's Animal Music Band and Old Stories Told By Flowers. The The Seven Friends in a Lady's Chamber, Magic Picture Scroll, and Half Past Four have been translated into French and Japanese. The Seven Friends in a Lady's Chamber was also published in elementary school textbook.
SBS, Media Award, Grand prize in Children category
Included in 3rd grade textbook of elementary school