Svjetlan Junaković

Children and Young Adults

Svjetlan Junaković, born in 1961 in Zagreb, studied at the Art Academy, Brera in Milan and works as a freelance artist, graphic designer, illustrator and children’s book author. He lives with his family in Zagreb and teaches there at the Art Academy. In 2008 he received the Bologna Ragazzi Award and the Premio Andersen for the best picture book for his book Velika knjiga portreta. In 2010 Svjetlan Junaković was nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Prize.