No, I won’t

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Youth Press Limited, China – in preparation
Timaş Çocuk, Turkey – in preparation
Kalimat, United Arab Emirates - in preparation

Crocodile Karl is tired of everyone telling him what to do. He keeps on answering I won’t. His wise and patient mother makes him realize, that this kind of game is not (always) smart.

Robbie the Lion

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

A Walk Through History Publishing House, Russia 2019
Albatros Media, Czech Republic 2019
Youth Press Limited, China 2019
Kasmir promet, Croatia 2019
Kalimat, United Arab Emirates - in preparation

Robbie is a very sleepy lion, but he can’t fall asleep because everything, everyone, keeps on disturbing him. Finally with the help of a little bird he finds a solution. They go on a trip. After they head to the top of a hill and all the way down they became really tired and our lion can finally fall asleep.


Stan the Elephant

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Pivec Publishing House, Slovenia 2017
Oxford University Press, Karachi, Pakistan 2017
Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House, China 2018
Baeschlin Verlag, Switzerland 2018
A Walk Through History Publishing House, Russia 2019
Kasmir Promet, Croatia 2019
Timaş Çocuk, Turčija 2019
Rosen Publishing, ZDA 2019
Ektara – Takshila’s Centre for Children’s Literature & Art, India 2019
Kalimat, United Arab Emirates - in preparation

Though Stan loves to talk, nobody ever wants to listen to him. He tries to talk to different animals, but with no success. After he almost gives up, he notices a tiny ant, who is eager to hear his stories. They become best friends. Well, you only need one to listen, no matter how big or small he or she may be.

Franky the Anteater

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Modern Press Co., Beijing, China 2016
Timaş Çocuk, Istanbul, Turkey 2016
Pivec Publishing House, Slovenia 2019 Kalimat, United Arab Emirates – in preparation

Franky was born with a shortcoming. His tongue is too short and he can’t catch any ants. His brother and sister are always making fun of him and he is very sad. He climbs high to the treetops where he is alone and cries. But then he notices that he can see far, far away, and he discovers a lot of new anthills. Franky becomes famous among anteaters – he may be the one with the short tongue, but he is an expert when it comes to finding food.

Friends

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Youth Press Limited, China – in preparation
Timaş Çocuk, Turkey – in preparation

The story is about bullying. Two girls are best friends, but one doesn’t allow the other to have other friends or even talk to the others. The story is very simple and encourages the discussion about this quite frequent dynamics between children.

The Naughty Pigs

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Pivec Publishing House, Slovenia 2015
Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House, China 2016
Thule Ediciones, Barcelona, Spain 2018

Tommy pig and Tony pig are best friends, but very naughty. They annoy all the animals in the farmyard where they live – so much that the animals want revenge. The animals punish them in their own way and in the end the pigs mend their ways. But the question is, can we believe them…?

AWARDS:

• 3×3 Picture Book Show No. 15 (za knjigo Lev Robi), nagrada Merit, New York 2018

• The Best Designed Slovenian Book Award/Books for Children and Young Adults, Slovenia 2015

• Best of Best, Hiii Illustration 2015, China 2016

• Special prize for innovative illustration approach, The 5th Book Illustration Festival BookILL Fest, Novi Sad, Serbia 2016

• Puppet play The Naughty Pigs, Puppet Theatre Maribor 2016

• the puppet play THE NAUGHTY PIGS, selection for the Golden Stick Festival, 17th Festival of Performing Arts for Children and Young People, Slovenia 2017

• Best Books in Jiangsu Province, China 2017

• Children’s project ‘Chickens’, Puppet Theatre Maribor 2016

The Magic Shell

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Pivec Publishing House, Slovenia, 2016
Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House, China 2016
Timaş Çocuk, Istanbul, Turkey 2016

This story is about a girl that cannot walk. She is sad. The animals lead her to the magic shell that tells stories. With the help of the shell she discovers her inner worth.

Johnny Mosquito

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Pivec Publishing House, Slovenia, 2016
Modern Press Co., Beijing, China 2016

Johnny is a mosquito who is fascinated by his own beauty. But he is lonely. One day at the pond he meets a girl mosquito that also finds herself very beautiful. The girl mosquito bites a little girl and Johnny is very surprised by the fact that the girl mosquito is not satisfied with mere vegetable juice, like he is. In the end both of the self-loving mosquitoes fall in love.

Three Kittens and a Dragon

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Mladika, Slovenia 2011 – first version of book made in different technique
Modern Press Co., Beijing, China 2016
Timaş Çocuk, Istanbul, Turkey 2016

Everybody in the green field is afraid of the dragon. The animals believe that he is the one responsible for the sudden disappearance of several animals. The three kittens can’t find their mummy and they decide to look for her. On their adventurous and dangerous journey they find out that she and all the other missing animals have disappeared in the underground city built by the mole. And the dragon is in fact a lonesome and friendly creature. He helps them to find their mum and the other animals. All the animals are happy, but the mole is still digging tunnels to repair his underground city. And he’s still digging today.

Cecilia the Goat and Who Drank All the Water

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Morfem, Slovenia 2014
Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House, China 2016

In this volume of the Cecilia the Goat series, the animals ask themselves where all the water has gone. Thirsty, they search for it with all their might. They find out that the sun has drunk up the water. They decide that they must prevent this from ever happening again. They make themselves a well and begin to collect rainwater. From then on there will be enough water to last the whole summer, no matter how hard the sun beats down.

Cecilia the Goat

Format 22 x 33 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Morfem, Slovenia 2014
Bicho Esperto, Brazil 2014
Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House, China 2016

Cecila the goat with her friends is looking to find a place to eat. But after they discover there will not be enough fresh grass for all of them, they start to argue who is better. As they argue, they trample most of the grass and are left emptyhanded.