Svjetlan Junaković

Illustrator, painter, graphic designer and sculptor, he has brought out over three hundred and fifty books in more than twenty languages, for which he has received important acknowledgements and international prizes. In 2008 and 2010, the highly respected Jury of the international IBBY-Andersen award acknowledged him as one of the five best illustrators in the world. He has also designed and created fun playbooks and through the illustrated book invites readers to share in the pleasure of art. He is full professor in Graphics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. In 2015 he was a member of the jury at the prestigious Illustrators Exhibition at the Bologna Book Fair.