Květa Pacovská

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Květa Pacovská
Kveta Pacovska Barcelona 2007.jpg
Born Květa Pacovská
(1928-07-28) 28 July 1928 (age 89)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Occupation Illustrator, writer
Nationality Czech
Genre Children's literature
Notable works
  • The Little Flower King
  • Unfold/Enfold
Notable awards Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration

Květa Pacovská (born 28 July 1928) is Czech artist and illustrator. She received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1992 for her "lasting contribution to children's literature".[1][2]

Pacovská was born in Prague and studied at its School of Applied Arts, where she mainly worked in graphic art, arts, conceptual art and artist book fields.

The biennial Hans Christian Andersen Award conferred by the International Board on Books for Young People is the highest recognition available to a writer or illustrator of children's books. Pacovská received the illustration award in 1992.[1][2]



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  • Midnight PlaySimon & Schuster Audio, CD-Rom edition (1999) ISBN 9780671046668
  • Alphabet Tivola Electronic Publishing; CD-Rom edition (2000) ISBN 9783931372804 ASIN B000056WJY


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  1. ^ a b "Hans Christian Andersen Awards". International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Retrieved 3 August 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Květa Pacovská" (pp. 88–89, by Eva Glistrup).
    The Hans Christian Andersen Awards, 1956–2002. IBBY. Gyldendal. 2002. Hosted by Austrian Literature Online. Retrieved 2013-08-03.

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