Uroš Petrović

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Uroš Petrović

Uroš Petrović (Serbian cirilic Урош Петровић) is a Serbian writer (born April 8, 1967, in Gornji Milanovac, Socialist Republic of Serbia within Yugoslavia, now Serbia), best known for his epic fantasy novel Aven (Original title – Aven i jazopas u Zemlji Vauka), Riddle Tales I - V (Original title – Zagonetne priče) serial, Mysteries of Ginkgo Street (Original title – Misterije Ginkove ulice) and the first Serbian horror for children The Fifth Butterfly (Original title – Peti leptir). Dark Secrets of Ginkgo Street is also an innovative form - a novel made of riddles. Awarded for books and photographs. Founder of Mensa World Photo Cup.[1] Co-author of NTC System of learning.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Aven (2003, 2005)
  • Stories From Other Side (2004)
  • Riddle Tales (2006)
  • Riddle Tales II (2006)
  • The Fifth Butterfly (2007)
  • Riddle Tales III (2007)
  • Mysteries of Ginkgo Street (2008)
  • Riddle Tales IV (2009)
  • Dark Secrets of Ginkgo Street (2011)
  • Riddle Tales V (2012)
  • Children Of Bestragija (2013)
  • Secret Skills of Marta Smart (2013)

Awards[edit]

  • ATIPIKA AWARD 2005 First Prize and The best author of unusual literature
  • NEVEN AWARD 2006 for Riddle Tales and Riddle Tales II
  • DOSITEJ AWARD 2006 for Riddle Tales and Riddle Tales II
  • RADE OBRENOVIC AWARD 2007 for the best novel for children The Fifth Butterfly
  • FEATHER OF DOSITEJ AWARD 2007 for the best book Riddle Tales III
  • GORDANA BRAJOVIC AWARD 2008 for the best book Mysteries of Ginkgo Street
  • NEVEN AWARD 2008 for the best book of popular science Mysteries of Ginkgo Street
  • ESTROVERSO AWARD 2009 for the best translation to Italian language Mysteries of Ginkgo Street, translated by Brunella Anastasi and Valentina Sileo
  • GOLDEN BADGE 2009 of Cultural and Educational Community of Serbia for contribution to national culture
  • ZMAJ CHILDREN GAMES AWARD 2011 for outstanding contribution to contemporary expression in literature for children
  • FEATHER OF DOSITEJ AWARD 2011 for the best book Dark Secrets of Ginkgo Street
  • FEATHER OF DOSITEJ AWARD 2012 for the best book Riddle Tales V
  • RADE OBRENOVIC AWARD 2013 for the best novel for children Children of Bestragija

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mensa.rs/en/photocup/history/