Dušan Petričić

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Dušan Petričić
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Petričić in 2010
Born (1946-05-10) 10 May 1946 (age 73)
EducationAcademy of Applied Arts, Belgrade
Known forIllustration, cartoons, animation
Notable work
Children's books illustrations
AwardsLevstik Award
1987 for Guliver med pritlikavci
Silbert Honour
2001 for The Longitude Prize

Dušan Petričić (Serbian Cyrillic: Душан Петричић; born 10 May 1946) is a Serbian illustrator and caricaturist. He has illustrated numerous children's books and his caricatures have appeared in various newspapers and magazines from Politika to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Toronto Star.[1][2]

Petričić has received numerous awards for his work including an IBBY Certificate of Honour, an Alberta Book Award for his illustrations in Tim Wynne-Jones' On Tumbledown Hill and many others. In 1989 he won the Levstik Award in Slovenia for his illustrations of Guliver med pritlikavci (Gulliver in Lilliput).[3] In 2001 the book The Longitude Prize for which he produced the illustrations won an honour at the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Awards.

From 1993 to 2013, he lived and worked in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Selected works illustrated[edit]


  1. ^ Macmillan Publishers site
  2. ^ Politika site
  3. ^ "The Levstik Award on the Mladinska Knjiga Publishing House site". Archived from the original on 2012-03-17. Retrieved 2012-04-12.

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