TALES OF LONG AGO & THE MAGIC PAINTBRUSH





TALES OF LONG AGO


Children and adults in Croatia know very well who Ivana Brlić Mazuranić (1874-1938) is.


Her stories are loved by all. She wrote beautiful books of Croatian fairy tales, the most famous being Priče iz davnine (Tales of Long Ago) that was first published in Zagreb in 1916. The stories were translated from Croatian to English by F.S. Copeland under the title: Croatian Tales of Long Ago and published in1924 in London.


Illustrations by Vladimir Kirin (1894-1963), a prolific artist and illustrator, who spent some time in London in the nineteen twenties.


Rights sold: Japan, Sweden


THE MAGIC PAINTBRUSH


When a poor boy in China receives a magical paintbrush, everything he paints turns to life.


A Chinese folk tale retolded by Kasmir Huseinovic and illustrated by awardwinning Andrea Petrlik


HARDBACK, 32 pp, 220x280 mm, full color illustrations


November 2019