Subversive fairy tales, children’s manifestos, modern science fiction novels and an album dedicated to 100 years of Polish design history. Culture.pl presents 16 IBBY Polish Section competition entries selected by the jury. We simply can’t wait until these are translated into English!
Published by Dwie Siostry, the bestseller by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizieliński is the biggest Polish hit ever on the global children's literature market. First published in 2012, the book has since sold two million copies across 25 different language editions.
Bożka Rydlewska creates phantasmagorical worlds in which butterflies, parrots and fish lurk behind flowers and leaves. These are impossible worlds, governed by the law of the strangest of rhythms and imaginary configurations, subtly drawing the viewer into their surprising labyrinths.