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Alžběta Skálová, Jiří Dvořák / Back to Africa

Jara the Parrot decides to make a clean break from the Prague Zoo and exchange his cramped cage for the whole of Africa. He is joined by a few friends and they embark on a long trip. And it isn't easy, for just getting on the tram can cause great problems. It’s luck that Mother Nature has made some animals real smart. On a trip over hill and dale, the young reader is accompanied by Alžběta Skálová's excellent illustrations. 

160x160 | 72 pages | 2008 | 229 Kč | 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.