We are Pigs

Format 28×28 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

The Pigs are completely fresh and are still looking for a Publisher.

Jack and Joe think of them selves as the smartest pigs in the whole world. One day they find an egg and are trying to understand what it is. Could it be a ball, a target or even a Sun? Once they have tried more or less everything with it, the egg cracks. At first they see skinny legs and then.... yet another pig.

AWARDS

• Best Creativity Prize, 1st Oriental Kids Picture Book Award, China, 2020

No, I won’t

Format 28×28 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Youth Press Limited, China, 2019
Timaş Çocuk, Turkey – in preparation
Kalimat, United Arab Emirates - in preparation

Rosen Publishing, USA – 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.

AWARDS

• Little Hakka Picture Book Competition, Nomination, Shenzhen, China, 2019

• 3×3 Professional Show No.16, Merit, Books&Covers, New York, 2019

• 3×3 Picture book Show No.16, Honorable mention, New York, 2019

• Special Merit at Eight Croatian Biennale of Illustration, Zagreb, Croatia

Robbie the Lion

Format 28×28 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

Baeschlin Verlag, Switzerland – 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.

AWARS

• Robbie the Lion was in the Czech Republic among best children books in the year 2019

• Merit at the 3×3 Picture Book Show No. 15, New York, USA 2018


Stan the Elephant

Format 28×28 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

ST Unitas (Kidsschole), South Korea – 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.

AWARDS

• Little Hakka Picture Book Competition, Nomination, Shenzhen, China, 2019

• LAUREATES of the Russian Book Illustration Contest “Image of the Book“, Moscow International Book Fair the winners of the 12th edition of “Image of the Book“, Moscow, Russia, 2019

• Best of the Best, Hiii Illustration 2017, China, 2018

• Honorary Mention Award for Book Illustration Category, Global Illustration Award, Frankfurt, Germany, 2017

• Gold medal, 3×3 Picture book Show No. 13, New York, USA, 2016

Franky the Anteater

Format 28×28 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.

Modern Press Co., Beijing, China 2016
Timaş Çocuk, Istanbul, Turkey 2016
Založba Pivec, Slovenija 2019 Kalimat, Združeni arabski emirati – v pripravi

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.

AWARDS

• Merit at the 3×3 Picture Book Show No. 14, New York 2017

Friends

Format 22×33 cm, 32 strani, trda vezava.

Youth Press Limited, China, 2019
Timaş Çocuk, Turkey, 2020

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.

AWARS

• Honorable mention, 3×3 Picture book Show No. 14 (Friends), New York 2017

The Naughty Pigs

Format 22×33 cm, 32 strani, trda vezava.

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:

• Merit, 3×3 Picture Book Show No. 15, New York, 2018

• Najlepše oblikovana knjiga na Slovenskem knjižnem sejmu v kategoriji knjige za otroke in mladino, Ljubljana, 2015

• Best of Best, Hiii Illustration 2015, Kitajska, 2016

• Posebna nagrada za inovativen pristop, Peti festival ilustracije knjige »BookILL Fest«, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2016

• Puppet play The Naughty Pigs, Puppet Theatre Maribor 2016

• Uvrstitev lutkovne predstave Pobalinska pujsa na festival Zlata Paličica, Ljubljana, 2017

• Best Books, Jiangsu Province, Kitajska, 2017

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

The Magic Shell

Format 22×33 cm, 32 strani, trda vezava.

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.

AWARS

• The honorable mention, Hiii Illustration 2015, China 2016

Johnny Mosquito

Format 28×28 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 22×33 cm, 32 strani, trda vezava.

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

Pivec, Slovenia, 2020

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.

AWARDS

• Special prize for innovative illustration approach, The 6th Book Illustration Festival BookILL Fest, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2017

• Gold medal, 3×3 Picture book Show No. 13, New York, USA, 2016

Cecilia the Goat and Who Drank All the Water

Format 28×28 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 28×28 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.