In Hanoi in stores and stalls selling Vietnamese books, there were a lot of familiar titles.

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Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar in Vietnamese

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children’s books including The Little Prince, If you Give a Mouse a Cookie, something by Dr. Seuss and Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

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P.D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother?

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The cover illustration of the Disney/Andersen mashup on the left is clearly just a bad redrawing of the cover illustration on the right.

They don’t just translate kids’ books, though.

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Beauty and the Beast, Heidi, The Little Match Girl and Other Stories, The Jungle Book, and The Arabian Nights. Below: Sherlock Holmes, Anna Karenina, and Dracula.

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George Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire books in Vietnamese

I was impressed with the selection, which was better than what I’ve seen in other places in Southeast Asia.