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WELCOME Welcome to Pčelica Publishing Catalogue 2018 Pčelica Publishing House is one of the largest publishers of young children readers’ literature in Serbia. We have been producing books for more than 15 years. These publications include colouring books, drawing books, picture books, activity books, fiction and non-fiction books and encyclopedias. We are now presenting our publications at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair for the forth time. Since its beginnings, Pčelica Publishing House has been known for its educational publications, aimed at helping children to master the school curriculum. We have gradually expanded our product range with a variety of publications for children of all ages. Our publications are designed and reviewed by a range of experts in child development and in education. Our main goals are still the same – to provide an interesting way of supporting children’s education through a variety of topics, and to encourage children to love literature and develop good reading habits. Pčelica publications are known for being instructive, interactive, imaginative, fun to read, vividly illustrated.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS GIANTS OF THE PAST .......................................................................... 4 SMALL BOOKS ABOUT GREAT PEOPLE ................................................. 6 PEOPLE WHO CHANGED THE WORLD .................................................... 8 MY FIRST KNOWLEDGE ...................................................................... 10 MYTHS AND FAIRY TALES OF THE WORLD ...........................................12 FRIENDS FROM THE SAVANNAH .........................................................14 WOODLAND TALES ..............................................................................16 WHO IS THE GROWN-UP? ................................................................... 18 A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ANIMALS..........................................................20 AMAZING SCHOOL ............................................................................ 21 FABLES IN COMICS ........................................................................... 22 TALES ABOUT OUR PETS .................................................................. 23 illustrated fairy TALES................................................................ 24

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Baby s FIRST BOOK .......................................................................... 26 HELLO BABY ...................................................................................... 27 BABY‘ S first DISCOVERIES .............................................................. 27 SKETCHERS....................................................................................... 28 LET’ S DRAW STEP BY STEP .............................................................. 28 Logic and Memory Skills.............................................................. 29 FUN PUZZLE BOOK ........................................................................... 29 CHILDREN’ S workshop.................................................................... 30 STICKER BOOKS ................................................................................ 31 LET'S TALK ....................................................................................... 31 LEARNING SKILLS............................................................................. 32 TRAPED IN VIRTUAL REALITY ............................................................ 34 CLUB OF LITTLE MATHEMATICIANS .................................................... 34 Let’ s learn ................................................................................... 35 The Book of Famous World FestivalS ......................................... 35 Illustrated Rock`n`Roll Guide .................................................... 36 WHEN LOVE HITS YOU ........................................................................ 36 WHEN I GROW UP, I WILL BE ............................................................... 37 CONTEMPORARY SERBIAN LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN ...................... 38

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AGE 8+

GIANTS OF THE PAST 140x205 mm / 48 pages • hardcover

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eries of short illustrated bibliographical novels about famous rulers, military commanders and warriors. The characters are not chosen by territorial or temporal pattern. Hence, the series include famous people from different periods, cultures and parts of the world. ALEXANDER THE GREAT LORD OF THE WORLD

Author: Bojan Hodžić Kosorić, Illustrator: Zdravko Girov

Alexander the Great was a king of Macedonians, who reached India with his army, having first conquered the mighty empire of Persia. His dream of a united kingdom of all peoples was shattered by his sudden death, after which his vast empire fell apart.

ATTILA THE HUN

CONQUEST ON ROME Author: Bojan Hodžić Kosorić, Illustrator: Mihajlo Dimitrievski

Attila was the ruler of the Huns, a barbaric tribe that occupied vast areas of land, from the Balkans in the west to China in the east. He daringly led his army into a campaign against Rome, the glorious and invincible capital of the Western Roman Empire.

GENGHIS KHAN

THE RISE OF The MONGOL CONQUEROR Author: Bojan Hodžić Kosorić, Illustrator: Mihajlo Dimitrievski

Genghis Khan was the founder and first great khan of the Mongol Empire. He united all Mongol tribes and created a powerful empire that stretched from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Yellow Sea in the east. CATHERINE II

THE GREAT RUSSIAN EMPRESS Author: Irena Milošević, Illustrator: Vukašin Gajić

Empress Catherine the Great, German princess by birth, changed her name and converted to a different religion when she married the Russian Emperor Peter III. After her husband’s death she ascended the throne of Russia and turned the country into a modern and powerful empire.

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The series has been awarded the best graphic and art design in 2016.


AND HIS NEW WARRIOR SPEAR Author: Miloš Mijatović, Illustrator: Aleksa Gajić

Shaka Zulu was a legendary warrior and chief of the Zulu tribe. He revolutionised military tactics known to African tribes. The whole of Sub-Saharan Africa trembled with fear due to Shaka’s disciplined army an his iklwa spear.

CLEOPATRA

AGE 8+

SHAKA ZULU

THE LEGEND OF LOVE Author: Bojan Hodžić Kosorić , Illustrator: Zdravko Girov

One of the most famous women of all times, the Egyptian queen Cleopatra ruled Egypt for 22 years. Although mostly remembered for numerous intrigues she was engaged in throughout her rule, Cleopatra was indeed a competent ruler.

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

The RISE AND FALL OF THE GREAT EMPEROR Author: Bojan Hodžić Kosorić, Illustrator: Ivan Šainović

Napoleon Bonaparte, a French emperor and military leader was one of history’s greatest conquerors. He carried out numerous state and political reforms, and endless wars he waged led to his downfall, so he died in exile.

Elizabeth I

and the misterious OLD MAN Author: Aleksandra Bojović, Illustrator: Aleksa Gajić

Elizabeth I of the Tudor dynasty was Queen of England and Ireland for 45 years. During her reign, England became a powerful European empire, hence this period is known as the Elizabethan era and England’s Golden Age.

MARIA THERESA

THE ONLY EMPRESS OF THE HABSBURG MONARCHY Author: Irena Milošević, Illustrator: Milica Mastelica

Maria Theresa was the last and only female ruler of the famous house of Habsburg. During her forty years of reign she introduced numerous reforms and positive changes so she remained the Austrian symbol for reforms and strength.

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AGE 8+

SMALL BOOKS ABOUT GREAT PEOPLE Author: Aleksandra Bojović Illustrator: Igor Krstić • 210x210 mm / 32 pages • hardcover

T rulers, painters, writers, military commanders, musicians and all those who have changed the world we live in.

hese books of small format present basic information about the work and heritage of famous people: scientists,

LEONARDO DA VINCI

Joan of arc

Volfgang amadeus mozart

WILLIAM shakespeare

The man who changed the The girl who became the A child prodigy who started The greatest playwright on future with his ingenious greatest French national composing at the age of five. the world’s stage, the greatest ideas. heroine. dramatist of all time.

albert einstein

queeN elizabeth I

ludwig van BEETHOVEN

Charles darwin

One of the greatest minds and She is considered to be the A timeless hero of tragic The scientist who laid the the most significant figures in most powerful female ruler fortune in classical music. foundations of the modern the history of the world. in history. theory of evolution.

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The series has been awarded the best children's book series in 2016.


the son of syracusЕ archimedes

the son of nicomachus aristotle

vincent van gogh

AGE 8+

alexander the great

One of the most significant Ancient times and the magical One of the most famous names A brief and unfortunate life military commanders and world of one of the greatest of ancient philosophy. of an art genius who became conquerers ever. mathematicians of all time. recognised posthumously.

napoleon bonaparte

christopher COLUMBUS

marie curie

isaac newton

The great rises and great falls The adventurous life of the An extraordinary world of He is one of the most imporof one of the most successful most popular navigator ever. science of the first woman tant figures in the history of military commanders of all time. to get the Nobel Prize. science today. PART ONE

170x170 mm / 228 pages • hardcover

PART TWO

170x170 mm / 228 pages • hardcover

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AGE 10+

PEOPLE WHO CHANGED THE WORLD Author: Miloš Mijatović

Illustrator: Mijat Mijatović • 223x285 mm / 36 pages • hardcover

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his is a series of illustrated encyclopedias about the great people that left indelible influence in science, history geography, art and invention. The series is thematically organised in six books that contain separate stories about these people's lives and achievements.

RULERS In the form of series of illustrated biographies, the encyclopedia Rulers presents a summary of the most important statesmen starting from Leonidas I up to Mahatma Gandhi. Every ruler has been provided with a biographical sketch alongside with a simple and picturesque explanation of the crucial features of his reign. The encyclopedia is designed for children, but with its scope and quantity of information it can be beneficial to the adults as an encyclopedic handbook and a reminder.

SCIENTISTS In the form of series of illustrated biographies, the encyclopedia Scientists presents a summary of the most important names in the world of science starting from Archimedes up to Carl Sagan. Every scientist has been provided with a biographical sketch alongside with a simple and picturesque explanation of his work. The encyclopedia is designed for children, but with its scope and quantity of information it can be beneficial to the adults as an encyclopedic handbook and a reminder.

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In the form of series of illustrated biographies, the encyclopedia Writers presents a summary of the most important names in the world of literature starting from Homer up to Umberto Eco. Every writer has been provided with a biographical sketch alongside with a simple explanation of his literary work. The encyclopedia is designed for children, but with its scope and quantity of information it can be beneficial to the adults as an encyclopedic handbook and a reminder.


In the form of series of illustrated biographies, the encyclopedia Painters presents a summary of the most important names in the world of painting starting from Michelangelo up to Andy Warhol. Every painter has been provided with a biographical sketch alongside with a simple explanation of his work. The encyclopedia is designed for children, but with its scope and quantity of information it can be beneficial to the adults as an encyclopedic handbook and a reminder.

AGE 10+

PAINTERS

COMPOSERS In the form of series of illustrated biographies, the encyclopedia Composers presents a summary of the most important names in the world of classical music starting from Vivaldi up to Rachmaninoff. Every composer has been provided with a biographical sketch alongside with a simple explanation of his musical pieces. The encyclopedia is designed for children, but with its scope and quantity of information it can be beneficial to the adults as an encyclopedic handbook and a reminder.

INVENTORS In the form of series of illustrated biographies, the encyclopedia Inventors presents a summary of the most important names in the field of invention starting from Archimedes up to Robert Kahn and Vint Cerf. Every inventor has been provided with a biographical sketch alongside with a simple and picturesque explanation of his most famous inventions. The encyclopedia is designed for children, but with its scope and quantity of information it can be beneficial to the adults as an encyclopedic handbook and a reminder.

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AGE 5+

MY FIRST KNOWLEDGE Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • 220x290 mm / 32 pages • hardcover

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y First Knowledge is a series of theme-based encyclopedias which include basic information on some of the various fields of science. Each encyclopedia is richly illustrated, offering children clarity through the facts included within the text.

PLANET EARTH Author: Ivana Bajović

Have a peek into the secret world of planet Earth! Discover what Fata Morgana is. How are mountains formed? What is the longest river in the world?

DINOSAURS Author: Nikola Tomašević

Have a peek into the secret world of dinosaurs! Why did they disappear? What did they eat? Which dinosaurs were the most dangerous ones?

PLANTS Author: Nikola Matović

Have a peek into the secret world of plants! What is chlorophyll? Where do all the plants grow? What are the biggest plants in the world?

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Author: Ivana Bajović

Have a peek into the secret world of the human body! How to be healthy? What are the red blood cells? In what way do we differentiate tastes?

AGE 5+

THE HUMAN BODY

ANIMALS Authors: Ivana Stanković and Stajka Rajić

Have a peek into the secret world of animals! Discover what a gnu is. Where do pandas live? What animal sleeps standing upright?

OUTER SPACE Authors: Ivana Stanković and Stajka Rajić

Have a peek into the secret world of space! Discover what the Big Bang is. Where does the space end? How are black holes formed?

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AGE 7+ 12

MYTHS AND FAIRY TALES OF THE WORLD Author: Miloš Mijatović • 216x276 mm / 20 pages • hardcover

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ll of the Earth’s peoples have their own stories which, over the course of many centuries, have been passed down from one generation to the next. In this beautifully illustrated series of books, Pčelica shares with you some of the best loved myths and fairy tales from around the world. They are aimed at young readers who wish to become acquainted with the diverse cultures and traditions found across our magnificent planet.

the magic pear tree

The little sparrow

HiaWatHa

the fish that talked

This Chinese folk fairy tale tells a story about selfishness of human nature and its consequences.

The Little Sparrow is a Japanese fairy tale about a benevolent woodchopper who finds consolement for his unhappy life in making friends with a sparrow.

This is a North American story about a boy, Hiawatha, who, due to his strength, courage and wisdom became the chieftain of all Indian people.

Meet an amazing Indian version of a myth about the Great Flood and saving human life on the Earth.

PERUN AND THe SECRET OF FIRE

HERACLES IN THE CLEver aisha UNDERWORLD

Thor's hammer

This Slavic myth is about a god named Perun who gave life to people and helped them tame fire.

Follow the ancient hero, Heracles, in his exciting adventure to the underworld and his fight with a legendary three-headed dog Cerberus.

This Scandinavian myth is about the god Thor whose incredible strength lies in his unusual weapon – his hammer.

Clever Aisha is a Marocan folk fairy tale about a poor girl who through her wisdom and cunningness saves her father and makes her dreams come true.


AGE 7+ the quest for the HOLY GRAIL

ALI BABA AND the forty thieves

THE DAUGHTER baba yaga OF THE CONDOR KING

In this version of the famous story about the knights of the Round Table and the Holy Grail, the emphasis is put on the adventures of young Galahad, ser Lancelot’s son.

This famous Arabic fairy tale presents a universal theme of severely punishing greed and praising benevolence.

The daughter of the Condor King presents a story about the time when one had to prove his love through prowess, honour and courage.

In this Russian folk fairy tale, on her deathbed a mother leaves an amulet to her daughter. The amulet will help the girl defeat an evil Baba Yaga.

✔ Fairy tales and myths from all over the world ✔ Text adapted to beginner readers ✔ Appealing illustrations

PART I

PART II

The Quest for the Holy Grail Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Hiawatha The Daughter of the Condor King The Magic Pear Tree Perun and the Secret of Fire

The Little Sparrow Clever Aisha Thor's Hammer The Fish that Talked Baba Yaga Heracles in the Underworld

216x276 mm, 124 pages, hardcover

216x276 mm, 124 pages, hardcover

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AGE 5+

FRIENDS FROM THE SAVANNAH Author: Nikoleta Novak, Illustrator: Aleksa Jovanović 135x200 mm / 36 pages • hardcover

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hese allegorical picture books, using picturesque examples from animal life, will help children become aware of their shortcomings and ways to cope with them. The educational component is reflected in the discrete pedagogical activity which will spontaneously lead the child to the right conclusion about their problems or their unacceptable behavior.

THE FRIGHTENED LITTLE ELEPHANT The worst fears are the ones we have not yet dealt with. It is a wellknown fact that big elephants are afraid of tiny mice. Meet your new friend from the Savannah, the little elephant, and discover if our hero is able to face his fear and overcome it.

THE STUBBORN LITTLE LION The little lion is disobedient and stubborn. Such behaviour has done no good to him. It has only brought him many bumps on his head. Wanting to prove that he is always right, he even confronts the authority of his own father - the king of the Savannah. Find out how he suffers because of his stubbornness and what lessons he learns.

THE ANGRY LITTLE ZEBRA We are talented, but it seems we are out of luck and nothing ever goes the way we have planned. Are the others always to blame or the problem lies within ourselves? The little zebra always fails to win in a race and that is the reason she is always angry. The story will tell you how the little zebra faces her problem and if she can be bigger than it.

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The little giraffe loves daydreaming and that is the reason her friends are often mad at her – she always ruins their game with her fantasising. When we succeed in making our dreams come true, we ourselves and everyone around us are happy and satisfied. That’s exactly what this giraffe accomplished.

AGE 5+

THE Dreamy LITTLE Giraffe

The selfish little monkey Selfishness is a very bad characteristic. Selfish people are not very popular and they do not have many friends because they want everything only for themselves. The monkey in this story is just like that. Discover how this monkey almost gets hurt for his selfishness and what lesson he learns.

THE TIMID LITTLE Ostrich Are you shy like the ostrich in this story? Shyness can prevent one from enjoying some beautiful moments in life. Find out how the ostrich succeeded in overcoming shyness and gained self-confidence.

FRIENDS FROM SAVANNAH complete edition

230x230 mm 124 pages hardcover

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AGE 5+

WOODLAND TALES Author: Nikoleta Novak

Illustrator: Aleksa Jovanović • 250x250 mm / 20 pages • hardcover

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oodland Tales is a series of educational stories which deal with the problems of growing up and offer some child-friendly solutions. As well as reading a story, children will learn lots of interesting things about the woodland and its animals. They will talk about each story with the Wise Owl, and at the end of every book there are puzzles waiting to be completed.

ANDY THE BEAVER buIlds a bridge

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SWEETIE the fawn NATTy the fox likes just doesn`t think to make things up

Enjoy the exciting story about an artistic Sweetie the fawn will help the children beaver and discover lots about the life find out why it isn’t always good to of these hardworking builder animals. listen to others and why it is important to think with your own head. They will also discover many interesting facts about these animal species.

Introducing the life of foxes, this picture book will illustrate how parents and a teacher found a way to help Natty by turning her talent for making things up into something positive.

tina the bunny MIMI - a squirrel Travels with friends without A tail

katy the wild cat meets santa

Discover a lot about the life of bunnies and how Tina overcame her fear of departing from her parents with the help of her mother’s advice.

Find out everything about the lives of wild cats and read about Katy the kitty who realised that good deeds do pay off in the end. She then goes on a well-deserved trip with Santa.

Introducing the life of squirrels, this picture book presents the youngest with the popular theme of being different which can be considered a positive thing.


✔ Solve some funny puzzles with the Woodland friends ✔ Interesting facts about animals and much more... nicky the little bear has stage fright

micky the hedgehog is often grumpy

With the help of a bear cub Nicky, this picture book teaches us how to overcome stage fright alongside with many interesting facts about the life of bears.

Leading us into the life of hedgehogs, with this picture book we discover how Micky became a good friend out of a grumpy hedgehog.

AGE 5+

✔ Discuss the story with the Wise Owl

WOODLAND TALES complete edition

260x260 mm • 148 pages hardcover This book was awarded the title of the best book for children at 2016 Book Fair in Herceg Novi, Montenegro and in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska

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AGE 6+

WHO IS THE GROWN-UP? Author: Nikoleta Novak

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Illustrator: Aleksa Jovanović • 230x230 mm / 24 pages • hardcover

ho is the Grown-up? is a series of educational picture books in which children and adults swap roles. In various everyday situations, presented individually in each story, our little heroes, a boy and a girl, help adults overcome the difficult situations in which they find themselves, problems which both grown-ups and more

THE PANCake wars

THE computer games

the dentist

The Pancake Wars shows what happens when grown up people become jealous mutually fighting for children’s affection.

Grandpa becomes addicted to playing computer games while his grandchildren are trying to make him realise it should not be his sole entertainment.

Mum has got a toothache so Ellie and David are helping her overcome the fear of dentists.

THE STUBBORN FRIENDS

НИКОЛЕТАNOVAK NIKOLETA НОВАК

Nikoleta Novak

David, Ellie and

You may also like the other titles in this series ”Who is the grown-up?”

DAVID, ELLIE AND THE STUBBORN FRIENDS

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THE STUBBORN FRIENDS

Illustrated by: Aleksa Jovanović

THE new neighbours

THE stubborn friends

the inheritance

This picture book teaches us that we should not judge people by their appearances.

Any conflict can be resolved if there is the desire to talk and the will to solve the problem without wanting to be right.

A case of a sudden inheritance rises the question of people’s attitude towards money and the negative effect it can have on them.


✔  Educative picture books

✔  Empathy motivating stories

AGE 6+

frequently kids can often find themselves in real life. At the end of every picture book there is a Parents’ Page with specific pedagogical adivce for dealing successfully with the particular problems that can be encountered whilst raising children.

✔ C hildren and adults role reversals

dog trouble

the football HOOLIGANS

Ellie and David got a new dog which is the reason why their neighbour stopped drinking coffee with their mother. But, a strange event will make her change her mind.

Fair play is necessary not only for players, but also for the supporters. Otherwise, the consequences might be disasterous.

WHO IS THE GROWN-UP? complete edition

230x230 mm, 184 pages • hardcover

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AGE 5-7

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ANIMALS Author: Nikoleta Novak Illustrator: Bojan Radovanović • 230x230 mm / 16 pages • softcover

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ust as with people, it is best to get to know animals by watching them in everyday situations. This series of instructive picture books will do just that: children will enjoy the company of a variety of animals and learn all about their habits and needs.

✔ Vivid illustrations ✔ Learning about animals ✔ Interesting stories ✔ Educational picture books

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF STORM THE HORSE

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF FELICITY THE COW

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF SNOWY THE LAMB

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF BOBO THE PIGLET

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF TEDDY THE DOG

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF LILLY THE CAT A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ANIMALS complete edition

230x230 mm • 116 pages HARDCOVER

THE ANIMALS HELP SANTA CLAUS

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LILLY THE CAT SNOWY THE LAMB TEDDY THE DOG STORM THE HORSE BOBO THE PIGLET FELICITY THE COW THE ANIMALS HELP SANTA CLAUS


Author: Robert Takarič 230x230 mm / 16 pages • softcover

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mazing School is a series of sticker books which lets us into the secrets of how the well-known heroes of children’s stories and fairy tales spend their first day in school. Fairies, pirates, mermaids, princesses, knights, dragons, superheroes and dinosaurs – all of them are starting school. With vivid illustrations, a small amount of action-filled text, and stickers for children to place on the appropriate spots in each book, this series is suitable for young readers aged 5 to 7.

SCHOOL FOR PRINCESSES

SCHOOL FOR FAIRIES

SCHOOL FOR PIRATES

SCHOOL FOR SUPERHEROES

SCHOOL FOR DINOSAURS

SCHOOL FOR FOR KNIGHTS

SCHOOL FOR DRAGONS

SCHOOL FOR MERMAIDS

AGE 5-7

AMAZING SCHOOL

AMAZING SCHOOL complete edition

Bind up version is a picture book and, unlike separate titles, has no stickers. 230x230 mm • 132 pages • HARDCOVER

SCHOOL FOR DINOSAURS SCHOOL FOR DRAGONS SCHOOL FOR SUPERHEROES SCHOOL FOR FAIRIES SCHOOL FOR PRINCESSES SCHOOL FOR PIRATES SCHOOL FOR MERMAIDS SCHOOL FOR KNIGHTS

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FABLES IN COMICS Retold by: Goran Marković and Bojana Jovanović Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • 230x230 mm / 20 pages • softcover

T recognisable narrative forms, in this instance they are provided as comics, making it easier for children who his book gathers together all of Aesop’s and La Fontaine’s most famous fables in one place. Unlike more

are learning to read to understand their messages.

The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf

The Fox and the Raven

The Bear and the Bees

Only after the wolf ate all his sheep, did the shepherd boy realise that There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth.

Don’t always believe those who praise you is a lesson the raven learnt after losing his lunch.

Only after being all stung by the bees, did the bear realise that Everyone gets what they deserve in life.

The Tortoise and the Hare

The Cricket and the Ant

The Lion and the Mouse

After the tortoise beat him in a race, the hare learnt that Slow and steady can win the race.

Thanks to the ant who helped him live through the winter, the cricket learns that Only hard work can bring success.

After the mouse released him from the hunters’ net, the lion realised that The weak can often help the strong.


complete edition

230x230 mm 124 pages hardcover

AGE 5-7

ILLUSTRATED FABLES FOR CHILDREN

TALES ABOUT OUR PETS Author: Goran Marković

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Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • 220x220 mm / 12 pages • boardbook

his isn’t just another one of those made up stories about animals. Come and meet Archie and Dora, our labradors, and discover their adventures.

ARCHIE & DORA

rescuing a stray dog

ARCHIE & DORA

have a winter adventure

ARCHIE & DORA become friends

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AGE 5-7

illustrated fairy TALES Retold by: Goran Marković • 230x230 mm / 20 pages • softcover

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his is a series of popular tales, simply written for children who are just beginning to read and it includes elements of comics. The tales are carefully thought out so that the font size, word choice, sentence length and clear illustrations are suitable for beginner readers. At the end of each story there are activities and a series of pictures that encourage children to observe, think and discuss the story with the help of adults.

Litlle red riding hood

The princess and the pea

sleeping beauty

GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS

The story that teaches us a lesson about what danger we can experience if we do not listen to our parents’ advice and talk to strangers.

A story about a lost girl who proved her royal identity by feeling a pea through twelve mattresses.

A story about love which defeated hate and a prince who released a princess of a hundered-year-old curse by kissing her.

A disobedient girl, Goldilocks gets into trouble when in the middle of a forest she bumps into a house belonging to the three bears.

puss in boots

SNOW WHITE Cinderella AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

A story about a wise and Snow White hardly escaped cunning cat which made his a certain death in the forest owner into a rich marquis. and found a new home with the seven dwarfs. But the danger does not end here. Only the prince’s kiss can save her from the evil fate.

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Cinderella is at the mercy of her stepmother until, with the help of a fairy, she finds herself at the ball given by the prince.

Jack and the beanstalk A poor boy succeeds in getting himself and his mother out of poverty with the help of magic beans.


✔ Appealing and lovable illustrations

✔ Text adapted to beginner readers

the ugly duckling

hansel and gretel

The elves and the shoemaker

the three little pigs

By mistake, a swan’s egg is found in a bird’s nest. Rejected by everyone else, a young swan hardly survives until he finds his bevy.

Left in the forest, a brother and a sister find a beautiful house. But, it is there that the danger gets its real shape.

A hardworking shoemaker and his wife led a harsh life until unusual elves helped them.

A story about how persistence and hard work always pay off in the end and save the little pigs from an evil wolf.

iLlustrated fairy TALES

iLlustrated fairy TALES

210x275 mm • 112 pages • hardcover

210x275 mm • 112 pages • hardcover

selection for boys

AGE 5-7

✔ Fairy tales in the form of comics

selection for girls

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AGE 0-2

Baby's FIRST BOOK Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • 125x135 mm / 12 pages • boardbook

T contact with books. The eight thematic books in the series fully support the child’s cognitive development by

his is a series of books which are, by their size, shape and illustrations, fully suitable for babies and their first

promoting the child’s awareness of its environment. animals

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MY HOUSE

shapes

OPPOSITES

words

numbers

COLOURS

BABY'S BOXES OF BOOKS

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Author: Bojana Jovanović

Illustrator: Aleksa Jovanović • 280x250 mm / 12 pages • boardbook

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ear future mums, get ready for the most wonderful moment in your lives! This gorgeous book is the right way to keep these precious memories from the day you find out you are expecting a baby to the baby`s first year of life. With its photo blanks, Hello Baby is the perfect way to keep some of the dearest moments in your baby`s growing up forever.

AGE 0-2

HELLO BABY - My Baby's First Diary

BABY‘S first DISCOVERIES Author: Goran Marković Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • 220x220 mm / 12 pages • boardbook

njoy the time with your little ones using Baby's Picture Dictionary and together learn the notions from the world E around you. And before falling asleep, Baby's Bedtime Book is the right choice for putting your babies to sleep and wishing them sweet dreams. BABy’s BOOK OF WORDS

BABY’s ANIMAL BOOK

Baby's BEDTIME BOOK

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AGE 5-7

SKETCHERS Author: Goran Marković

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Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • 216x276 mm / 60 pages • softcover

ketchers for Boys and Sketchers for Girls are originally conceived publications, in which children complete partially drawn images of subjects well-matched to their interests.

SKETCHERS FOR BOYS

SKETCHERS FOR GIRLS Encouraging imagination and creativity Improving concentration and observation

AGE 5+

Development of motor skills

LET’S DRAW STEP BY STEP Author: Goran Marković

Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • A4 / 84 pages • softcover

fun and games in this series, children will learn to draw different creatures in only six simple steps. In practice, children can use these basic drawing patterns to expand and improve their drawing techniques. T hrough

Let's DRAW STEP BY STEP 1 Farm animals Wild animals ZOO animals Marine animals Let's DRAW STEP BY STEP 2 Creatures Costumes Occupations Athletes

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Author: Goran Marković

Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • 216x276 mm / 60 pages • softcover

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ogic and Memory Skills are workbooks covering two levels of difficulty: for children aged 4+, and for children aged 6+. They inspire logical thinking and making connections between concepts. They improve memory and concentration, and the assignments will motivate children to apply the acquired knowledge in new situations.

✔ Logical reasoning

AGE 4+

Logic and Memory Skills

✔ Memory games ✔ Hidden objects ✔ Similarities and differences ✔ Mazes and puzzles

FUN PUZZLE BOOK Authors: Sanja Lazović and Marina Popović Illustrator: Bojan Radovanović • A4 / 56 pages • softcover

un Puzzle Book is a workbook for children aged 5+. Children will develop their attention skills, their powers of observation and their creativity through different assignments, brain teasers and puzzles. At the same time the F interesting information provided will help them to broaden their knowledge. Fun Puzzle Book will provide children with quality entertainment and meaningful leisure activities.

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- DISCOVER, EXPLORE

- COLOUR

- WRITE, DRAW

- THINK

AGE 5+

Key

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AGE 4+

CHILDREN’S workshop

Author: Maja Koraksić and Goran Marković

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Illustrator: Mijat Mijatović • A4 / 32 pages • softcover

hildren’s Workshop is an edition of theme workbooks which offer plenty of interesting exercises including matching, finding differences and similarities, deduction, drawing and colouring tasks.

SUMMER HOLIDAY Depicting sea and summer scenery with lots of sunshades, waves, sea shells and starfish, sunny days and joyful children, this workbook provides fun for the youngest during the hot summer days.

BIRTHDAYS The theme of celebrating a birthday, visually decorated with plenty of balloons, cakes, decorations, gifts and smiling children, makes the exercises in this workbook more interesting and closer to children’s interests.

EASTER While spending time with their family, the little ones will love doing the drawing, colouring, sticking, cutting and enigmatic exercises with the characteristic Easter themes: colourful Easter eggs, Easter bunnies and chicks.

CHRISTMAS With its drawing and colouring pages, cutting and sticking material, alongside with brainstorming worksheets this book will make the winter days of your little ones more interesting and it will occupy a special place under their Christmas tree.

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Author: Goran Marković Illustrator: Mladen Anđelković • 216x278 mm / 16 pages • softcover

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his series will help children learn about basic colours, numbers and shapes, using interesting tasks with stickers.

COLOURS

NUMBERS

SHAPES

AGE 3-5

STICKER BOOKS

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✔ Leisure

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LET 'S TALK Author: Maja Koraksić

Illustrator: Mijat Mijatović • 216x278 mm / 16 pages • softcover

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orkbooks Let's Talk focus on developing oral and written culture and enrichment of the vocabulary, and through the variety of tasks they encourage development of children's creativity and imagination. Having in mind the problem of insufficient reading and speech development in children, this unique workbooks represent a precious material for pupils, parents and teachers. level I

level II Cultivating spoken and written language skills

AGE 6-8

✔ Amusement

Fostering imagination and creativity

Expanding vocabulary

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AGE 5-7

LEARNING SKILLS Illustrator: Mijat Mijatović • A4 • softcover

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ooks from this series are designed for children aged 5-7 who are beginning to write, so they would become familiar with numbers and develop a broader picture of the world around them. All books contain stickers and drawing templates which will make them very attractive to young readers.

Drawing Skills

Author: Maja Koraksić • Pages: 40

This workbook will help children develop fine motor skills, neatness and precision. As the book includes templates for drawing various shapes, children will find it interesting and attractive.

A bit of everything Author: Maja Koraksić • Pages: 40

The wide range of assignments in this workbook will encourage children to discover the world around them and explore its concepts. At the same time they will have fun and solve interesting problems which combine drawing and colouring with the use of stickers.

I Can Colour

Author: Goran Marković • Pages: 32

I Can Colour is a workbook for children who are beginning to identify, name and distinguish colours. Interesting assignments will help children learn primary and secondary colours, tell one colour from another, and match colours to familiar objects.

STICK IT!

Author: Maja Koraksić • Pages: 16

This workbook, which features over ninety stickers, encourages children’s creativity, imagination and awareness of shapes, colours, similarities and differences, as well as fosters the development of fine motor skills.

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Author: Maja Koraksić • Pages: 40

This workbook will help children easily master numbers, addition and subtraction. Stickers in the middle of the book make learning about numbers interesting and fun.

AGE 5-7

COUNTING SKILLS

The world around us

Author: Lela Petrović • Pages: 40

Understanding natural phenomena, finding out how the human body works, knowing how animals reproduce - these are some of the things children are usually curious about. This workbook helps them test their knowledge of the world around them, as well as to learn a lot more about it.

CUT IT OUT!

Author: Maja Koraksić • Pages: 40

This workbook includes cardboard cut-out templates. By learning how to correctly use scissors, glue and colouring pencils, children will develop precision, neatness and patience as well as improving their fine motor skills.

✔ Improving neatness ✔ Stimulating creativity ✔ Broadening knowledge ✔ Developing motor skills ✔ Sharpening attention skills

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AGE 5-7

TRAPPED IN VIRTUAL REALITY

Author: Goran Marković • Illustrator: Mijat Mijatović • 150x150 mm / 12 pages • softcover

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eries of illustrated books that offer an unusual combination of factors and adventures, that we find in classic fairy tales and the modern world’s inventions. Our aim is to point out some of the issues and dangers that children may encounter in the modern world, in a way that they can easily understand.

PIRATES

PRINCESSES

in the world of

in the world of

Meet the King and Queen of the Honeyland and the pirates of Palmina in this story and find out how they became friends with the help of books.

In this story we are introduced to Princess Divina from the Kingdom of Netolia who was trapped by Ignatius, a dreadful villain. Find out how Prince Luke manages to save her!

AGE 3-5

BOOKS

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the Internet

CLUB OF LITTLE MATHEMATICIANS Author: Goran Marković • Illustrator: Mijat Mijatović • 150x150 mm / 12 pages • softcover

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ctivity books from this edition are intended for the youngest maths lovers, to boost them to gradually cope with basic mathematical terms and gain new mathematical knowledge through drawing, colouring and sticking, with the help and support of adults. COLOURS

NUMBERS

SHAPES

OBJECTS


Illustrator: Mijat Mijatović • A4 (210x297 mm) • hardcover

This workbook helps children take their first steps in the game of chess. With clear instructions, examples of chess moves and attractive illustrations depicting the rules of chess, children are provided with an interesting way of mastering the basics of this ancient game.

Let’s learn about pets

Let’s Learn SPORT

Let’s Learn Good Manners

The Book of Famous World Festivals Illustrator: Biljana Savić Mirosavljević • 210x240 mm / 32 pages • hardcover

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his interesting, educative and creative book offers children an insight into the most important festivals and holidays from around the world. Besides learning about how and why each festival is celebrated, children will also have great fun completing creative assignments linked to the particular festival which is being described. Thanks to its cosmopolitan nature, The Book of Famous World Festivals contributes to familiarisation with the histories, traditions and customs of different cultures from around the globe.

AGE 6+

Let’s learn chess

AGE 6+

Let’s learn

The Book of Famous World Festivals Author: Sanja Matijašević Ćirić

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AGE 9-99

Illustrated Rock`n`Roll Guide Author and Illustrator: David Vartabedijan

200x200 mm / 104 pages • hardcover

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n illustrated book introducing new generations (and the older ones) to some of the key personalities in the history of rock music from the perspective of David Vartabedijan, a visual artist and rock’n’roll journalist. Through drawings and texts, the book will bring back memories and awaken curiosity about musicians whose creativity, appearance and ideology have changed the face of popular music since 1956.

AGE 9-99

This book was awarded the title of the best illustrated book at 2014 International Belgrade Book Fair.

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WHEN LOVE HITS YOU Author: Bojan Ljubenović Illustrator: Tihomir Čelanović • 200x200 mm / 136 pages • hardcover

T and find out how to resolve all love troubles. You will hear love advice from Plato, Aristotle, Julius Caesar, Robin

he love hits you when you least expect it. So, don’t let it surprise you and catch you napping. Read this book

Hood, Suleiman the Magnificent, Napoleon, Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, Agatha Christie, Valentina Tereshkova, but also Tarzan, Spiderman, Superman, Little Mermaid and many other boys and girls who are in love.


Illustrator: Tihomir Čelanović • 136x200 mm / 88 pages

latest editions of contemporary authors in the series 'When I grow up, I will be' aims at promoting certain T hedesired occupations and the right values ​​but also highlights that behind every success lies tremendous work.

LUCY

JOE

MIA

Author: Bojan Ljubenović

Author: Bojan Ljubenović

Author: Nada Vuković Đokić

the little tennis player

the little football player

the little PIANIST

TOM

ANN

BEN

Author: Bojan Ljubenović

Author: Nikoleta Novak

Author: Kosta Milovanović

the little ACTOr

the little ballerina

AGE 7+

when I grow up, I will be...

the little PAINTER

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AGE 10+

CONTEMPORARY SERBIAN LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN

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e present to you popular fiction works by renowned Serbian children’s authors. Some of these titles have been awarded prizes at book fairs and literary events in Serbia and surrounding countries.

THUS SPOKE SID

Author: Nikoleta Novak • Illustrator: Aleksa Jovanović •148x210 mm /182 pages

Sid is a raccoon and in the Ancient Indian tradition raccoons are animals endowed with great wisdom. When accompanied by animals, children easily learn some complicated life lessons. Animals teach us to be honest in our attitude towards the world, to be open and unique in understanding life. In this interesting novel a wise, brave and amusing raccoon taught a girl to look with the heart which was exactly the point of this unusual adventure.

OLYMPIC DREAM

Author: Silvija Otašević • Illustrator Aleksa Jovanović • 148x210 mm / 164 pages

Within covers of this book are fifteen days in the life of a girl who dreams of being a Tokyo Olympic Games gold medalist. Everything in her life, starting with adolescent disagreements with parents, relationships with friends, falling in love, loss of her swimming gear through the closure of the pool where she practices, is intertwined together, while the last competition of the season is just days away. A promising storyline encourages readers not to give up on ambitions and not to give up on their dreams.

ON THE BACK OF AN ELEPHANT

Author: Mila Stračević • Illustrator: Tihomir Čelanović • 148x210 mm / 163 pages

This book offers traveller’s stories for children written by a globetrotter, Mila Starčević. In her own words, they are just small pieces of what she saw and experienced. The book is designed for those who want and love to travel to distant lands and enjoy getting to know the civilisation of people who lead a completely different lives than we do. While reading this book you will be certainly taken by desire to travel. Until then, relax and, in your imagination, let auntie Mila take you to the places you have never visited.

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Author: Uglješa Šajtinac • Illustrator: Mihailo Dimitrievski 136x200 mm / 156 pages

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An allegory of life and birth in order to maintain the species is masterfully presented in the novel U.P.G. (Unwanted Pets Gang) written by Uglješa Šajtinac and published by Pcelica. Depicting life in a pet shop where animals are left on their own, after dimmed cataclysm that befell the outside world, the writer wanted to show that living things inevitably rely on each other in order to survive.

AGE 10+

U. P. G.

LUDwIG VAN MOzART

Author: Vesna Aleksić • Illustrator: Darko Grkinić 148x210 mm / 150 pages

This novel of an unusual title - Ludwig van Mozart is a romanced biography of the two music geniuses – Ludwig van Beethoven and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The novel’s innovative composition depicts the lives of Beethoven and Mozart in the form of questionnaires in which participants are the very Beethoven and Mozart alongside with people in their closest surroundings as well as our contemporaries.

muddy horse

Author: Vesna Aleksić • Illustrator: Kosta Milovanović 158x222 mm / 150 pages

This is a collection of twelve stories inspired by Slavonic mythology. Each of the stories is dedicated to one of the months in a year and the god or goddess who is its patron. Every story contains a non-fiction introduction which provides mythological and ethnographic information necessary for comprehending the story that follows. The book has been awarded the best children's and youth book in Slavonic languages at International Belgrade's Book Fair 2015.

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