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30.1.2017

The Little Girl and the Rain

Milena Lukešová, ill. Jan Kudláček

From the series Poetic Vintage Tales

In the series:

  • The Little Girl and the Rain
  • The Stork
  • James and the Indian Summer
  • The White Winter
  • Little Joseph and Fish
The Little Girl and the Rain

Mood story about the rain enchantingly illustrated in beautiful color. The Little Girl walks in the street alone, until Plick! It begins to rain. Quickly, she runs inside to keep from getting wet. The rain misses her company, and begins to search for her. When the little girl reappears, dressed in boots and a slicker, she and the rain are playfully united. The book was published for the first time in 1974 and it was translated into English, French, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Spanish and other languages.

Awards:
  • Grand Prix de Treize 1976
  • IBBY honour list 1978
Rights sold: Simplified Chinese, Korean

Milena Lukešová (1922 – 2008) was born in Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. She is the author of numerous children’s books. A graduate of Charles University in Prague, Dr. Milena Lukešová was for many years the children’s book editor of the Czech publishing company, Albatros. The author was mentioned on IBBY honour list in 1982.

Jan Kudláček (1928). Born in Moravia, Czechoslovakia, he studied at the State graphic School in Prague and illustrated his first book in 1963. Since then he has illustrated many books, winning numerous awards and honors:

  • 1971 – plaketa BIB
  • 1971 – IBA, Leipzig
  • 1972 – Premio grafico di Bologna
  • 1976 – Grand Prix de Treize
  • 1976 – Premio Europeo di Padova
  • 1979 – Stříbrný orel za nejkrásnější knihu roku, Nice
  • 1968 – 1978 – 6 x nejkrásnější kniha ČSSR
  • 1978 – zapsán na čestnou listinu H.CH.Andersena

Size 255×240mm, 36 pages, hardbinding. Age 3-5. Original title Holčička a déšť. Albatros 1974.

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From the series Poetic Vintage Tales
In the series:
The Little Girl and the Rain
The Stork
James and the Indian Summer
The White Winter
Little Joseph and Fish
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Mood story about the...

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