BIBF Reader's Choice Award 2018 for Dječja knjiga and Kašmir promet and their authors; Andrea Petrlik Huseinović candidate for the 2019 ALMA Award


At the recent 25th edition of the Beijing International Book Fair, which – following the model of Bologna Children’s Book Fair – this year for the first time also hosted the BICBF (Beijing International Children's Book Fair), Croatian publishers Dječja knjiga and Kašmir promet and their authors Andrea Petrlik Huseinović and Kašmir Huseinović received the BIBF – Reader’s Choice Award 2018.

For many years, Kašmir promet and Dječja knjiga have been exporting Croatian literature (and culture) to China, along with other countries, and until this day around thirty of their picture books have been published in Chinese translation.

It was also recently announced that Andrea Petrlik Huseinović is the Croatian candidate for the international ALMA award – Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2019, for her contributions in the area of children’s and young adult literature.