This dual language book brings to life fifty proverbs and sayings from Thailand with great creative flair. Each proverb is interpreted with an abundance of vibrant pizzazz reflecting modern Thai culture. Under the direction of designer Tulaya Pornpiriyakulchai, sensational visuals have been provided by some of Thailand's leading contemporary artists from Manit Sriwanichpoom and Pinaree Sanpitak to Jakkai Siributr. S.E.A. Write award winner, Jane Vejjajiva's explanation of the proverbs is accompanied by the delightful tale of schoolgirl Lum Nam and her aunt and uncle. Her trials and tribulations in modern Bangkok links ancient Thai Folk Wisdom with the vibrant modern city.