I am thrilled to announce that today is the official release date of my children’s book „The Land of Dragons and Fairies“! It has been an incredible journey, and I couldn’t be happier to share this wonderful story with all of you.
This German-Vietnamese / German-English book presents the famous legend “Lạc Long Quân and Âu Cơ” that is considered an important part of Vietnamese culture. The Story is about the two fascinating characters, the Dragon King Lạc Long Quân and the kind fairy Âu Cơ, who couldn’t be more different. Their story is one about deep love, boundless courage, and the importance of being true to yourself. Let yourself be enchanted by the wonderful world of Vietnamese history and culture. Be one of the first to experience this wunderful story – secure your copy now:
I want to express my warmest gratitude to everyone who has been a part of bringing this book to life. Without them all, this project would not have been possible, and I am incredibly grateful for their support.
A special thanks goes to the wonderful illustrator Camelia Pham who brought my story to life and exceeded my expectations with her talent and creativity.
I am immensely grateful for the dedication and expertise of my editors, who have shaped the narrative, and ensuring that it flows seamlessly:
- Simone Caliebe, also for her excellent consulting, and for always taking time to support me during this book project
- Kusi Okamura – journalist, founder and editor-in-chief of of the online magazine and publishing house The Wild World, and inspiring storyteller
- Nguyễn Lệ Chi – founder and CEO of CHI Cultural Joint Stock Company, owner of the publishing house CHIBOOKS, journalist, translator (Chinese, Vietnamese, English), and passionate Vietnamese culture lover
- Cao Hữu Ngạn and Erika Kühn
And I would also like to express my big thanks to Veronika S., Trang H., Kirsten B. and Valmira V. for their constructive feedback. Last but not least, I want to extend my thanks to all those who have supported me on this incredible journey, including the distribution team of Nowa MD, friends, and my wonderful family.