Marivita Grammatikaki Once upon a time there was a cloud

Marivita Grammatikaki   Once upon a time there was a cloud

Marivita Grammatikaki   Once upon a time there was a cloud

picture book | 6+
ISBN: 978-960-594-055-3 • Price: 13,21€ [VAT is not included] • 21x29 cm. • Pages: 40

Illustrated by Aimilia Kontaiou

The book | Once upon a time there was a small raindrop different from the other ones. She wanted to escape from the rain and travel alone beyond the sea and the mountains. But soon she met another unique drop and together they explored the fascinating world around them.

A story for all ages that captures the journey of life through friendship, coexistence and love.

The author | Marivita Grammatikaki was born in Chania on the island of Crete. She won a scholarship to study the viola at the Athens Conservatory and has worked with the orchestras of both the Greek Third Programme and the National Opera. In parallel with her musical career she has researched and written scripts for children’s television programmes and has written several tales for young readers, amongst them «The Magic Violin», which was staged at the National Opera as a musical for children with great success in May 2011. In 2010 she set up a folk tale workshop focussing on personal experiences, where she teaches both primary school children and their teachers the arts of folk tales and music as means of therapy, communication and developing creativity.

Aimilia Kontaiou was born in 1984 in Athens. She graduated from “AKTO” in the field of cartoons. She has illustrated more than forty books and participated in exhibitions. In 2013, her illustration was included in the Calendar of the International Library of Munich (Arche Kinder Kalender 2013, Internationale Jugendbibliothek, Muenchen).

Christos Boulotis Which is the Christmas Planet?

Christos Boulotis  Which is the Christmas Planet?

Christos Boulotis  Which is the Christmas Planet?

picture book | 4+
ISBN: 978-960-594-047-8 • Price: 14,15€ [VAT is not included] • 21x29 cm • Pages: 40

Christos Boulotis  Which is the Christmas Planet?
Illustrated by Aimilia Kontaiou

The book | The story of a little boy who loves Christmas so much and cannot wait for a whole year to come. So he decides to do something that no one has ever thought of: to live on a planet where there is always Christmas! Which is this planet and how can we go there?

The true meaning of Christmas through a thoughtful and funny story.

The author | Christos Boulotis was born at Myrina on the island of Limnos. An archaeologist, he is a member of the Athens Academy. Having previously taught at the Ionian University he now teaches both in the postgraduate departments of the Philosophy School of the University of Athens and at the School of Fine Arts. He has conducted excavations on Crete and Santorini, at Elis and on Limnos. Since 1987 he has also been a prolific author of children’s books, with more than seventy titles published. His first published work, «The Strange Love of the White Horse and the Poplar Tree» was awarded the Pier Paolo Vergerio prize in 1989. «The Water-Melon Thief» and «The Statue Who Was Always Cold» won the annual prize awarded by the Greek Section of IBBY in 2003 and 2000 respectively.

Aimilia Kontaiou was born in 1984 in Athens. She graduated from “AKTO” in the field of cartoons. She has illustrated more than forty books and participated in exhibitions. In 2013, her illustration was included in the Calendar of the International Library of Munich (Arche Kinder Kalender 2013, Internationale Jugendbibliothek, Muenchen).

Evi Gerokosta The cage with dreams

Evi Gerokosta The cage with dreams

Evi Gerokosta  The cage with dreams

picture book | 4+
ISBN: 978-960-594-038-6 • Price: 13,15€ [VAT is not included] • 21x29 cm. • Pages: 40

Evi Gerokosta The cage with dreams
illustrated by Aimilia Kontaiou

The book | Where do the children keep their dreams so as not to be taken away? Naturally in a cage with bars made of cinnamon and vanilla canes. This specific cage does not have a key because dreams like our desires and truths cannot be imprisoned.

Α beautiful story for all those who continue to dream freely with the heart of a child.

The author | Evi Gerokosta was born in Athens. She studied French literature at the University of Athens and translation at the French Institute. She is involved in translation, theatre and music. She has been narrating tales since 2003 at schools and festivals. She has been awarded by IBBY.

Aimilia Kontaiou was born in 1984 in Athens. She graduated from “AKTO” in the field of cartoons. She has illustrated more than forty books and participated in exhibitions. In 2013, her illustration was included in the Calendar of the International Library of Munich (Arche Kinder Kalender 2013, Internationale Jugendbibliothek, Muenchen).