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It took the Czechs five years to animate Divoká planeta, which literally translates to ‘The Wild Planet‘, a film more known by its French name La Planète sauvage or, for our English speaking friends, Fantastic Planet. The French came to the Czechs for their cutout stop-motion science fiction techniques for this film, directed by René...
The Apple Maiden or Apple Tree Maid is known as Jabloňová Panna in Czech. It is a Czech fairy tale as told by Karel Jaromír Erben. The illustrations are from my book entitled Pohadky with a copyright date of 1979. The following plates are illustrations from the story by Eva Šedivá. She was born in Prague in 1934....
The following illustrations for Three White Roses are created by the very talented Zdeňka Krejčová (b. 1944). The story is by Beneš Metod Kulda (1820 – 1903). A translation of the folk tale will be forthcoming, but for now here are some lovely illustrations. Three White Roses Collecting the roses. Three beautiful girls.     Beneš was a...
What are you going to be when you grow up? Well, in 1960 in Czechoslovakia, you had some interesting choices as we can see by these lovely illustrations from the very talented illustrator Luděk Vimr ( July 5, 1921 – 9 November 2005 ). Ludek was a Czech painter , graphic artist and illustrator . He...
Co pán poroučí translates to “What Lord Commands”, but I would translate this Czech story to As You Wish.  The story is written by Josef Štefan Kubin (October 7, 1864 – Nov. 25, 1965). He was a high school teacher, folklorist, collector of folk stories and fairy tales, ethnographer, dialectician, literary journalist and writer. The story...
Miroslav Sasek - This Is Books-Book-Series-Tres-Bohemes
A vacation in Paris inspired Bohemian Miroslav Sasek to create children’s travel guides to big cities around the world. The guides are large, colorful books done in his fantastic watercolor style and are an awesome historical record of the attitudes and perceptions of the 60s. These lovely 19 design classics feature illustration at its best. Miroslav Šašek (this is...