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Recognition for Andrea Petrlik Huseinović in Russia

place: Russia
Andrea Petrlik Huseinović's picture book 'Maleni' (The Little One) has been marked for Top 10 International Books selection within Russian Literary Award 'The Book of the Year – Children's Selection 2012' as a part of the international award Children's Choice founded and supported by the International Reading Association (IRA) and Children’s Book Council (CBC). More than 400 children across Russia voted for her book.

Andrea Petrlik Huseinović was born in 1966 in Zagreb. She graduated Graphic art in the Class of Professor Ante Kuduz, academic painter at the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb. Since 1995 she has been the member of HDLU (Croatian Association of Artists). Until present, she has produced more than 20 picture-books with her own illustrations,

During her participation in UNESCO-BIB workshop held in Bratislava in autumn 2001, she finished a children's picture book "Blue sky" as a sole author. For her illustrations from this book she was awarded with Grigor Vitez award.

Grand Prix Obi ‘04 Oita Biennial of Illustrations, Japan for illustrations from picture book Ciconia Ciconia
Bib Gold Plaque 2003 (19th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava) for illustrations from books: The Blue Sky by A. Petrlik Huseinovic Alice's Adventures in the Wonderland by L. Carroll (publisher: Kašmir-promet, Zagreb, Croatia)
Ibby Honour List 2002 (Basel) for illustrations from Pinnochio by C. Collodi (publisher:Kasmir-promet, Zagreb, Croatia)
Grigor Vitez Award 2002 (Zagreb, Croatia) for illustrations from The Blue Sky by A. Petrlik Huseinovic

Published works:
Croatia: 23 picture books and 70 postcards (The Blue Sky, Ciconia Ciconia, My Family) Germany:25 postcards for German Publishing House Inkognito, Berlin
South of Korea, Seoul: 3 picture books The Blue Sky, Ciconia Ciconia And The Selfish Giant.
Slovenia, 4 picture books: My Family, Jacob The Editor, The Goldilocks And Three Bears, The Selfish Giant.
From 2004 Petrlik Huseinović's original illustrations from The Blue Sky and Alice's Adventures In The Wonderland are a part of International Collection of Chihiro Art Museum in Japan.

1999 Slovakia - BIB, 17th Biennale of Illustration Bratislava
2000 Japan - selection from BIB, Bratislava World Illustration
2000 2001 Bratislava, Slovakia - BIB, 18th Biennale of Illustration Bratislava
2002 Bratislava, Slovakia - Fantastic Zoology - Workshop UNESCO-BIB
2002 Paris, France, Unesco Headquaters- Fantastic Zoology - Workshop UNESCO-BIB
2004 Japan - BIB (works from The Blue Sky), Oita Biennial of Illustrations (OBI 04)

(D.H., 15.02.2013)