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Petra Kubáčková / The Angel, Nightmare, Brave Teddy Bear, Kind Elephant and Wild Goose Book

A crocheted dream for the youngest reader. Petra Kubáčková animates her crocheted characters in the microcosm of a child's room, between the feather quilt, mattress, drawer and the floor. The book is appropriate for children as young as one, who already have an understanding of essential life situations and sensations (sleep, joy, fear, food relish, play, etc. and know how to comment on them, often with funny single word expressions.

The book reveals that the author is familiar with social work (which she does with children at a Brno oncology clinic). Her figures are delicate and extraordinary, full of mystery, yet full of life and capable of making children to relate.

160x200 | 28 pages | 2006 | Baohemia | buy now

BAOBAB Publishers is small, family-owned publishing house specializing on quality children's books. Since its establishment at the break of the millennia, BAOBAB has done its utmost to restore the pictorial book culture in the Czech Republic, namely by cooperating with a score of like-minded authors, i.e. story-tellers and illustrators, scouting and supporting young talents, contributing to the development of children's author books phenomenon, mapping the European literary scene of children´s books as well as acquainting Czech reading public with the most interesting illustrators of the 20th and 21st centuries. Besides publishing and promoting activities, BAOBAB is the initiator and organizer of numerous book culture events, of which the most important the yearly Tabook Festival holding place in late September and early October in Tábor, Czech Republic (www.tabook.cz). BAOBAB Publishers cooperate closely with the Miroslav Šašek Foundation, Prague's Academy of Arts & Design (UMPRUM), Tábor's Baobab Book Shop & Gallery and Xaoxax Gallery in Prague's Vršovice District.