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Picturebooks

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 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) goes through a series of metamorphoses: he becomes a bird, a fish, a pig, a hippopotamus, and even a steamship. In this way, the author pictures the road to maturity...

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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

Telling about Alma’s adventures, Sanja Lovrenčić already inscribes a certain visuality in her text: her heroine climbs down chimneys, finds unexpected items, meets different animals – each of these episodes forms a singular tableaux. At the same time, the narrator’s voice creates a unique relationship with the reader: it is intimate but distant, estranging the everyday, while speaking about the fantastic as if it were quite usual. In this way the author creates...

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From the End to the Beginning - the Tale of Kenny and Kalle

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Kenneth Krabat / Margareta Peršić

From the End to the Beginning - the Tale of Kenny and Kalle

Format: 21x24
ISBN: 9789537760694
Pages: 32
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2016

In the short text about two characters – Kenny and Kale – the Danish writer Kenneth Krabat treats in a masterly way the themes of friendship and loss. It is a story about a boy and a bicycle repair man who live in the same block – Vesterbro in Kopenhagen – in the end of the sixties. Kale, an old sea-wolf, is full of tales; his stories and his work attract the seven-year-old Kenny and the two of them become best friends. But one summer, while the boy is spending...

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Cats...

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Pika Vončina

Cats...

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

Cats… is the third title in a series of Pika Vončina’s picture books with stories from the animal world (Cats… were preceded by Four Stories from the Land of Rabbits and The Voyage of Aunt Hilda). In Cats…, the author offers the reader several connected tales: Mortimer, about a brave cat who goes to the sea (meeting on his way the dangerous mister Mrakac…); The Fellowshp, about a company of wandering acrobat-cats that...

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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 and curious chicken (which is rare in the chicken house) who takes off to a journey around the world, in search of the river Limpopo. Her adventures are told in words and pictures – that is, in a series of postcards that Hilda sends to her worried friends who have stayed in the chicken house (as a normal chicken should). Her postcards are never just landscapes; in the picture is always someone she met on the road: a snail who knows everything about everything,...

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The Fox Sings Best

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Ivan Tudek

The Fox Sings Best

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

The Fox Sings Best is the first picture book written and illustrated by the young, but already renowned visual artist Ivan Tudek. His story, about a harmonious world (in musical and general sense), disturbed by the intrusion of a howling bear, is told in a visual style inspired by comic books, in black and white, simple but funny and playful. Fox, the singer, and skunks, the painters manage to invent a strategy that will bring the harmony back in their forrest and send the bear...

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Story of Golem

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Melita Kraus

Story of Golem

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

Golem, a mythical creature from a Jewish legend, was a long-lasting inspiration to various writers and artists. In this version for children the visual artist Melita Kraus tells the story, in words and pictures, in a way suitable for the youngest readers. Her story begins in the present time, with a boy who got lost in the old Prague; an elderly man tells him about Golem, to amuse the boy while they are waiting for the his parents to come and pick him up. Lively and simply, the...

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Winter Pursuit

108,00 kn

118,00 kn

Miroslav Kirin / Mingsheng Pi

Winter Pursuit

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

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

Winter Pursuit is the first text...

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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.

New picture-book by the renowned illustrator Pika Vončina offers four stories for the very young readers (3 - 7). They will get to know the gentle rabbit mom, dad that tells bedtime stories, their sons Eusebius  who writes short stories, Hugo the trumpet player, and other members of the large family, whose merry adventures are told in pictures interwoven with words. Texts by Pika Vončina, who in recent years adds story telling to her illustration work, have an original ludic quality...

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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

The main motive of this picture-book is play as a condition for artistic creativity. The writer and illustrator create an interplay between elements (water, stone, wind) transforming the ordinary set of things into a fantastic landscape with stone-fish. The lone little island becomes through this play a protagonist and a witness of a fairy-tale that happens around it.

Creating this picture-book the authors mingled their artistic approaches to children. They both have a wide...

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Lili (or The Little Dog with no Matches)

108 kn

118 kn

Melita Kraus

Lili (or The Little Dog with no Matches)

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 Girl from the Circus

105 kn

118 kn

Sanja Lovrenčić and Margareta Peršić

The Girl from the Circus

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

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

A little girl, enchanted by the circus performances, imagines a life in circus for herself. In her dreams she travels in a circus trailer, takes part in the show, befriends circus performers... Finally she tells her mother she decided to be a circus girl...

Somewhat autobiographical story by a multiple award-winning author Sanja Lovrenčić, illustrated by a puppet maker and visual artist Margaret...

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The Tale of Sigismunda and Krpimir

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Sanja Lovrenčić and Pika Vončina

The Tale of Sigismunda and Krpimir

Format: 23x21
ISBN:
Pages: 48
Binding: harcover
Published: 2004.

The Tale of Sigismunda (you can call her Sigi) and Krpimir (you can call him Krpi) is about a princess (beautiful, of course, and very prone to singing), a baker’s apprentice of pure heart and two rivalling kings, Mook and Mratchak, overeager to make war over Sigi's hand. But violence is not the best way to recommend yourself to the princess of your choice, and it can be expensive too, especially if you use elite water dragons…

rights sold to...

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When You Come Too Late

60 kn kn

98 kn kn

Sanja Lovrenčić and Ivana Guljašević

When You Come Too Late

Format: 23,5x20,5
ISBN: 978-953-7199-47-0
Pages: 32
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2009

When you come too late – you find only breadcrumbs and a few drops of tea in the teapot – games that are not your favourite games – chores that are not your favourite chores (not at all!). But a little adventure as well...

And when the night comes, the moon and the stars will show you how to make a feast – if you can hear and understand them...

Many children identify easily with the main character of this good-night story. Fanciful...

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Moon in December

80 kn

118 kn

Sanja Lovrenčić i Pika Vončina

Moon in December

Format: 29x21,5
ISBN: 978-953-7199-41-8
Pages: 32
Binding: hardcover
Published: 2008

twelve little stories for daydreaming

The picture-book "Moon in December" offers twelve short stories for very young readers inspired by illustrations by Pika Vončina. At first sight, it may seem that the winter Moon is the main character, but there are many unexpected events taking place around him: snow-owls are having their great annual festival, there is a balloon race going on, the Moon serves as a springboard for the smallest fairy and as a perfect...

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