'Mamma Snäcka bodde i pärlornas rike, på botten av den djupaste oceanen. Mamma Snäcka hade en hemlighet, en hemlighet som gjorde henne mycket lycklig: Hennes mun gömde en liten sten som var grön som en smaragd och vit som en pärla – en smaragd- pärla! Ingen hade någonsin sett en sådan märklig sten förut.'
Illustrationer: Anna-Lena Fältsjö
There is an oak tree in the vicinity of Sarajevo where couples in love like to go a few days before their weddings. This tree is called Rujana's Hair, and the couples visit it for their final vows of devotion.
A fairy tale. Illustrations by Sanela Husic - Musabasic.
Once upon a time there lived a little girl. Her hair was sharp like straw and it was the colour of straw too. Her teeth were wide apart. Her nose was long and bent like chili. Her skin was hard because of the harsh wind which blew in the place where she lived...
A fairy tale about the magic of reading
by Marija Fekete-Sullivan.
Illustrations by Sanela Husic - Musabasic
In the kingdom of talking parrots, there lived a cruel King. Every night, a different parrot had to visit the ruler and tell him a story. If the King didn't like the story, his guest was wrapped in jungle-leaves and thrown into the nearby river...
Some children believe that the Snowman came from a white penguin. Long, long ago, there lived a white penguin on the coast of the coldest sea. Like a snowman, he lived just to play.
Winter's children used to call him Snowfrock.
A fairy tale by Marija F.Sullivan
Illustrations: Rifat Sahman
Cover art: Rose Macleod.
The picture book got together illustrators from seventeen countries around the world who contributed artwork to accompany the story.
This is a unique and beautiful tale that resolves the mermaid's age-old dilemma of where to live, on the sea or on the land.
Blacky und ich wurden ein ungewöhnliches Paar. Morgens und abends geht er mit mir Gassi, wenn ich von der Arbeit zurückkomme, essen wir zusammen und schauen uns mit gewisser Sorge gegenseitig an. Ich meine einen vertrauten Gesichtsausdruck in ihm zu entdecken.
What if the serial killer in the newspaper looks exactly like you? A pregnant lady sees 'herself' in the newspaper and in such a special state of body and mind she poses many questions about her future. Luckily, she has faithful friends who can see the difference between raw diamonds and the real ones.
A character-based, very, very short story, with some magic realism in it. A person is standing in front of automatic door and the door doesn’t register her at all. Is she becoming a ghost, invisible? And does she really care about it?