Uroš Petrović

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Uroš Petrović

Uroš Petrović (Serbian Cyrillic: Урош Петровић, born 8 April 1967) is a Serbian writer.

Biography[edit]

Petrović is born in Gornji Milanovac, Socialist Republic of Serbia within Yugoslavia, now Serbia. He is best known for his unusual novels, 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 and Marta's Great Mysterious Adventure are also an innovative form - novels made of riddles. Awarded for books and photographs. Chairman of Serbian Mensa (2008. - 2013.).[1] Founder of Mensa World Photo Cup.[2] Co-author of NTC System of learning and author of Riddle questions concept.[3]

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)
  • Marta's Great Mysterious Adventure (2014)
  • Caravan of Wonders (2016)
  • Marta Smart and Ferry of Riddles (2016)
  • The Story of Yang (2017)
  • Someone's Moved Into That Old Mansion (2018)
  • Scary, scary book (2019)
  • Quest of Riddles (2019)

Filmography[edit]

  • The Fifth Butterfly (2014) writer

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
  • PLAVI CUPERAK 2017 for the best book Caravan of Wonders
  • NEVEN AWARD 2017 for the best book Caravan of Wonders
  • SILVER GASHA'S FEATHER AWARD International Festival of Humor for Children 2018 for the most humorous book The Story of Yang
  • JEDI KNIGHT Džedajkon 2018 Honorific for fantasy literature and social activism

Original Board Games[edit]

  • Marta's Mysterious Box 2016 Good Toy Award by Friends of Children of Serbia
  • Mysterious Dominoes 2017
  • Dum Dum Dum 2018 Good Toy Award by Friends of Children of Serbia

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