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Picturebooks

Blue Town, Yellow Town

108 kn

118 kn

Ljerka Rebrović (text), Ivana Pipal (illustrations)

Blue Town, Yellow Town

Format: 21,5x30,5
ISBN: 9789537760854
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2018

Two towns on the two sides of a river – and an old bridge between them. When the bridge has to be repaired and repainted the citizens of the Blue Town want it to be blue, those from the Yellow Town want it to be yellow. There starts a peculiar quarrel, and develops out of proportion to its initial motive… until the day when the nature intervenes and reminds the citizens of both towns of the beauty of the multicoloured world.

(first edition : Alice...

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Hilda’s Return to the Henhouse

108 kn

118 kn

Pika Vončina

Hilda’s Return to the Henhouse

Format: 23x21
ISBN: 9789537760861
Pages: 48
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2018

Hilda’s Return to the Henhouse, is a sequel to The Voyage of Aunt Hilda. On a very dark night the travelling chicken finally comes home, and has to answer all sorts of questions about her journey. But the henhause is not exactly the same as it was when she left: the spirit of adventure, however modest, entered the minds of her chicken friends…

Age:4-6

The White Cat

108 kn

118 kn

Marie Catherine dAulnoy (text), Hana Vrca (illustrations)

The White Cat

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 9789537760830
Pages: 40
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2018

Once upon a time there was a king who had three sons, handsome and brave, and he got frightened that his children might wish to take the crown before he dies. He did feel old but was still capable and bright, and did not want to give up his throne. So, he figured he would entertain them with promises that would always stay unfulfilled…

With this title we wish to offer the fairy tale lovers something beside the standard  repertoire of Grimms and Andersen....

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Silly but Safe

108 kn

118 kn

Ivan Tudek

Silly but Safe

Format: 21x28
ISBN: 9789537760823
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2018

A duck and a swan lived on a lake. Although it lived on the lake, the duck didn’t like water, so it always stayed on a small island in the middle. The swan was sad because he had to swim alone. Eager to help, a cow and two weasels, who lived nearby, came up with an idea to trick the duck. Out of straw and grass they made a false island, tied a rope around it and placed it on the water. When the duck saw the “island”, it wanted to try it. But just as the duck...

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The Crocodiles (and Know-It-All Bird)

88,00 kn

98,00 kn

Pika Vončina

The Crocodiles (and Know-It-All Bird)

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 9789537760793
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2017

Actually, this is a picture book about me, the Know-it-all Bird. Yes, I know all about everything and everyone. I'm faster than the wind, I can swim, I can dive, I make wishes come true and I'm a great storyteller. I was on the Moon and in some other picture books. All in all, I am wonderful.
And now, a little something about crocodiles! This is what you should know about them:
1. Birds and crocodiles are friends.
2. For everyone else, they...

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A Story about a Rabbit

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Kurt Schwitters / Mingsheng Pi

A Story about a Rabbit

Format: 21x24
ISBN: 978-953-7760-74-8
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2017

A Story about a Rabbit is one of the very few literary texts for children written by the famous German avant-garde artist Kurt Schwitters. In this playful short tale, the rabbit (who keeps on hopping around the corner even when there is no corner around) goes through a series of metamorphoses: he becomes a bird, a fish, a pig, a hippopotamus, a fly, and even a steamship. In this way, the author shows the road to maturity as a process of role playing; at the same time...

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Alma the Chimney Sweep

88,00 kn

98,00 kn

Sanja Lovrenčić / Ivana Guljašević

Alma the Chimney Sweep

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 9789537760717
Pages: 32
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2016

On a day she chooses to be a chimney sweep Alma is exploring roofs and chimneys, finding unexpected items, meeting extraordinary characters and making surprising discoveries. Playful and original, the story draws the little reader into a world that is, at the same time, reassuringly familiar and genuinely adventurous.

Age: 4-6

Cats...

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Pika Vončina

Cats...

Format: 21x24
ISBN: 9789537760700
Pages: 44
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2016

In Cats… the author offers several connected tales: a brave cat Mortimer goes to the sea to see the great white shark (meeting on his way the dangerous mister Darkly); a company of wandering acrobat-cats falls apart because of a very strange problem; Zigfrid and Zelda, brother and sister, practice the skills of measuring and sewing in their own way; and cat chefs, Leonard and Edgar are making pancakes for all of them.

Age: 4-6

The Voyage of Aunt Hilda

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Pika Vončina

The Voyage of Aunt Hilda

Format: 21x24
ISBN: 9789537760656
Pages: 40
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2015

Hilda is an adventurous chicken (rare thing in a chicken house); she embarks on a long journey, searching for the river Limpopo. Her adventures are told in words and pictures, in a series of postcards that she sends to her friends who have stayed home (as a normal chicken should). Her postcards are never just landscapes; the picture always shows someone she met on the road: two ladybugs who lost their sister, a pig prince, a walking hill, a cat teacher teaching only the letter A,...

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The Fox Sings in A Lovely Way

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Ivan Tudek

The Fox Sings in A Lovely Way

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 9789537760564
Pages: 28
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2015

The first picture book written and illustrated by the young, but already renowned visual artist Ivan Tudek. His story about a harmonious world, disturbed by the intrusion of a howling bear, is told in a visual style inspired by comic books, in black and white (the picture book may also be used as colouring book).

Age: 4-6

The Story of Golem

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Melita Kraus

The Story of Golem

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 9789537760557
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2015

Drawing on the Jewish visual and literary tradition, Melita Kraus rewrites the legend of Golem of Prague, highlighting its fantastic and amusing side: funny episodes, caused by the fact that Golem’s creators succeeded in making him alive and strong, but not very bright, make the story lively and full of surprises. Placing the frame story (about a little boy who gets lost in the old Prague) in the present time, and narrating in a simple and contemporary language, Melita Kraus...

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The Pursuit of Winter

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Miroslav Kirin / Mingsheng Pi

The Pursuit of Winter

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 9789537760540
Pages: 32
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2015

White Ravens 2016 
http://whiteravens.ijb.de/book/250

The Pursuit of Winteris...

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4 Tales from the Country of Rabbits

105 kn

118 kn

Pika Vončina

4 Tales from the Country of Rabbits

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 9789537760465
Pages: 40
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2014.

In the county of rabbits the young reader will get to know the caring rabbit mom, dad who tells bedtime stories, their sons Eusebius the diary writer, Hugo the trumpet player, and other members of the large family, whose merry adventures are told in pictures interwoven with words. Texts by Pika Vončinahave an original ludic quality and often contain unobtrusive reflection about the natural world and human relations.

Age: 4-6

Fairy Tale of Shallow Waters

108 kn

118 kn

Lidija Dujić and Dijana Nazor

Fairy Tale of Shallow Waters

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 978-953-7760-31-1
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2013

Picture book based on seashore debris used to evoke a setting and to provoke a story: shells and rubble become seashore, stones and wire become fish, and a little pebble-island becomes a witness of a fair tale that suddenly happens in the shallow water. The writer and the illustrator create an interplay between elements (water, stone, wind), transforming the ordinary set of things into a fantastic movement of awakened life. Fairy Tale of Shallow Waters served as a basis...

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Lili

108 kn

118 kn

Melita Kraus

Lili

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 978-953-7760-19-9
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2011

Playing with the motives of Andersen’s “Little girl with the matches” Melita Kraus tells the story about a little she-dog named Lili, whose old master got ill and had to go to the hospital – on the Christmas Eve. The little dog is left alone and tries to win someone’s attention, but nobody cares for her. Very tired and hungry she rambles through the town, until she is too exhausted to continue. She lies down and sees – in a dream – her dog-parents....

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Emilija

108 kn

118 kn

Pika Vončina

Emilija's Very Extraordinary Adventure

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 978-953-7760-26-7
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2012

inculuded in White Ravens Selection of International Children's and Youth Literature

Emilija the sheep, Pika Vončina's calm and pleasantly modest children's book character, is well-loved in Croatia. The present volume, whose title promises an "Adventure", is not concerned with a dangerous quest, though Emilija does fly with the wind and dive with the fish. Rather, the little sheep becomes...

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The Circus Girl

105 kn

118 kn

Sanja Lovrenčić (test), Margareta Peršić (illustrations)

The Circus Girl

Format: 21x21
ISBN: 978-953-7760-18-2
Pages: 36
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2011.

Award “Ovca u kutiji” for the best picture-book 2012.

How to choose a profession? This fundamental question is treated in quite an unusual way when a girl decides to be “a girl from the circus” – and gives good reasons for her decision. The girl’s mother gives examples of professions with the same advantages, but Irene finds a way to follow her dream.

Age: 5-7


 

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