I Am the Subway shortlisted for the UKLA Awards

We are delighted that I Am the Subway by Kim Hyo-eun (trans. Deborah Smith) has been shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards in the Info 3-14+ category!

The UKLA Book Awards are the only national awards judged entirely by teachers. This year the teacher judges have been selected from schools in the Midlands and London. The winners will be announced in June.

Congratulations to Kim Hyo-eun, Deborah Smith, and all the other shortlisted authors!

For more information about the award and the other shortlisted titles, please visit the UKLA website here.

I Am the Subway

An Observer Picture Book of the Year

A Read for Empathy Collection Choice, chosen by EmpathyLab

A cinematic journey through the Seoul subway that masterfully portrays the many unique lives we travel alongside whenever we take the train. A poetic translation of the bestselling Korean picture book.

Accompanied by the constant, rumbling ba-dum ba-dum of its passage through the city, the subway has stories to tell. Between sunrise and sunset, it welcomes and farewells people, and holds them — along with their joys, hopes, fears, and memories — in its embrace.

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