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Author of the Day, Hwang Sun-mi

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'2014 London Book Fair's Author of the Day, Hwang Sun-mi'
- Children's book writer, Hwan Sun-mi

The London Book Fair is one of the 3 biggest books fairs in the world and a mecca for the publishing industry. This year's 'market focus' is on Korea, and the Fair will highlight various writers and books from Korea. 
In addition, the 'author of the day' at the London Book Fair is Hwang Sun-mi, author of the children's book, "The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly." Its surprise ending has captured the hearts of children and adults alike. It has been a bestseller since it was published in 2000 and the book rights have been sold to 26 countries. It's also been adapted as a play, a puppet show, a family musical and an animated film. 
As the author of "The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly" and "Bad Boy Stickers," Hwang is the first writer in Korea to have two books that sold over a million copies each. So what's the secret to her success?
This week on 'Heart to Heart', we enter the world of Hwang Sun-mi who has captured the imaginations of childres and adults alike with her honesty and sincerity. 

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