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that's the way our things go

The main character of the book is little Vasels with his somewhat bohemian family - mummy, dad and his younger brother Jonass who is only "half past two". Vasels tells us how they read, write, draw, play, eat, tell horror stories, argue, drive a car, play football, welcome guests and forget many things. »

  • author: Anti Saar
  • illustrator: Alvir Jaakson
price: 9.00 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 91-96

The BICKI-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKI-BUCK. »

  • illustrator: various
  • author: various
price: 8.60 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 96 greetings!

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look. »

  • author: Juris Kronbergs
  • illustrator: Vilipsons
price: 1.70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 95 the three stones

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look. »

  • author: Imants Ziedonis
  • illustrator: Anete Bajāre-Babčuka
price: 1.70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 94 the week of cibrica cabrica

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look. »

  • author: Leons Briedis
  • illustrator: Artis Briedis
price: 1.70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 93 the naughty boy

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look. »

  • author: Laimonis Kamara
  • illustrator: Līva Kandēvica
price: 1.70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 92 the dwarf Vilnītis

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look. »

  • author: Leons Paegle
  • illustartor: Anete Rupeika
price: 1.70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 91 dream wizard

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look. »

price: 1.70 €

kus mul patarei! how estonian dolls fled to latvia

In the story Estonian “ordinary dolls” have unbearably taken offence because the kids have gone in for “the special ones” – modern wonders powered by batteries. The dolls decide to flee away from Estonia to Latvia. »

  • author: Sanita Reinsone
  • illustrator: Kristīne Jurjāne
price: 10.00 €

carnival and potato salad

This book is a sister to “Poop and Springtime” – as witty, brave, true and dear! Both books also share the style and manner of the artist Edmunds Jansons. »

  • author: Andrus Kivirähk
  • illustrator: Edmunds Jansons
  • translator: Guntars Godiņš
price: 9.00 €

what did the air balloon kidnap or tobiass, paulīne and the cat travel to spain

Another book about the adventures of the toy bear Tobiass – this time he has wandered to Spain in an air balloon where he meets a witch on a motorcycle and other colouring characters. »

  • author: Juris Zvirgzdiņš
  • illustrator: Gundega Muzikante
price: 11.00 €

waffle hearts

"Waffle Hearts" tells a story about two nine-year-old's (who also happen to be best friends) summer adventures in a Norway countryside – it is a fun read as the two friends keep making new mischief. »

  • author: Maria Parr
  • illustrator: Bo Gaustad
  • translator: Jolanta Pētersone
price: 9.00 €

a walk in the city of dead

A collection of ghost stories for the young readers to help them overcome their existential fears. »

  • author: Māris Rungulis
  • illustrator: Kristians Brekte
out of print

can you whistle, johanna?

A Sweedish classic – bittersweet story about the seven year old boy Berr who really wants to have a grandpa, so he goes to the retirement home to find one. They have a short, but wonderful time together, full of adventures. »

  • author: Ulf Stark
  • illustrator: Anna Höglund
  • translator: Inga Grezmane
price: 7.50 €

stars and poppy seeds

A picture book about a little girl, who loves to count. Will there be enough numbers to count the stars too? »

  • author, illustrator: Романишин Романa
  • author, illustrator: Андрій Лесів
  • translator: Māris Salējs
price: 6.50 €

daddy

A challenging and witty collection of poems about family life and stereotypes, enjoyable for both children and adults. »

  • author: Kārlis Vērdiņš
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
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diver

A playful collection of poetry by two Latvian avant garde artists from the 80s. »

  • author: Hardijs Lediņš
  • author: Juris Boiko
  • illustrator: Edmunds Jansons
price: 6.50 €

charlene’s nose

What would happen if one morning everyone would wake up and discover, that their noses have somehow transformed into birds? »

  • author: Ieva Samauska
  • illustrator: Ieva Jurjāne
price: 13.00 €

the mountain of five sheep

Heli Laaksonen encourages children to be brave, active and happy. She is Finnish poet, who is much beloved and respected in Latvia as well. »

  • author: Heli Laaksonen
  • illustrator: Elina Warsta
  • translator: Guntars Godiņš
price: 9.00 €

shammies' morning

The Shammies are four little curious beings – Sockie, Mitten, Pillow and Hankie – who live in a colourful textile house. »

  • Author: Inese Zandere
  • Illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 11,20 €

shammies' animation movies

The Shammies are four little curious beings – Sockie, Mitten, Pillow and Hankie – who live in a colourful textile house. This set includes 6 animation movies and 13 songs about the discoveries and adventures of Shammies both in English and Latvian. »

  • director: Edmunds Jansons
  • writer: Inese Zandere
  • artist: Reinis Pētersons
  • music: Jēkabs Nīmanis
price: 13.00 €

cat on vacation

The collection of fairy tales is a wonderful collaboration between two artists much loved in Latvia »

  • Author: Inese Zandere
  • Illustrator: Aleksejs Naumovs
price: 11,20 €

the ungruelling gruel

There’s nothing gruelling about this tasty gruel with blueberry letters – and there’s enough of it for all in this book! »

  • Author: Leons Briedis
  • Illustrator: Anna Vaivare
price: 9,00 €

the discovery that never was

The natural scientist Kārlis Darviņš goes to take his magazine out of the mailbox, but finds a trail of some one–legged creature in his snowed–up yard. Trying to follow it and make a scientific discovery, he is surprised to find that the number of feet keeps increasing. »

  • author: Mārtiņš Zutis
  • illustrator: Mārtiņš Zutis
price: 8,50 €

the president

These witty stories of an aging president of a small country – always buried in work but still managing to remain responsive and kind – were written by an Estonian author. Does that mean they talk about the Estonian president? Yes, but they might as well be about the Latvian president. »

  • author: Aino Pervik
  • illustrator: Piret Raud
  • translator: Maima Grīnberga
price: 8,50 €

the puzzles of the fox hill

A historical detective story for children, dealing with the fight of national partisans in Latvia after World War Two. »

  • Author: Māris Rungulis
  • Illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 11,50 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 55-60

The BICKI-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKI-BUCK. »

  • author: various
  • illustrator: various
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BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 60 the zoo

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Aivars Neibarts
  • illustrator: Lāsma Pujāte
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 59 autumn wind plays hide–and–seek

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Uldis Auseklis
  • illustrator: Indra Sproģe
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 58 the white doggie

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Leons Briedis
  • illustrator: Anta Pence
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 57 a child’s talk

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Viks
  • illustrator: Leonards Laganovskis
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 56 let us go!

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Dzidra Rinkule-Zemzare
  • illustrator: Kristiāna Dimitere
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 55 The Riddle

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Rainis
  • illustrator: Alise Mediņa
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BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 49-54

The BICKI-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKI-BUCK. »

  • author: various
  • illustrator: various
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BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 54 the black song

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Jānis Baltvilks
  • illustrator: Anita Kreituse
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 53 from a little star

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Gita Ruģēna
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BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 52 look!

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Astrīde Ivaska
  • illustrator: Jurika Bakāne
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 51 I am a brave hunter

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Laimons Pēlmanis
  • illustrator: Maija Kurševa
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 50 the little rain man

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Fricis Bārda
  • illustrator: Ināra Garklāva
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 49 the hares’ bathhouse

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Vilis Plūdons
  • illustrator: Anris Eglītis
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can the back row hear me?

The poetry book is an ‘intersection of reading’ for the whole family. There are poems, games and exercises for children of all ages as well as their parents. »

  • author: Inga Gaile
  • illustrator: Anete Melece
price: 7,50 €

the secret celebration

What are the things doing in our home when we don’t see them? The wardrobe is spending the night celebrating its birthday! »

  • author: Jānis Joņevs
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 7,50 €

three friends on the coast of the same river

Three friends – a Swedish horse, a German lobster and a Russian crow – want to build a house in which they all could live happily. »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Juris Petraškevičs
price: 5.30 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 43-48

The BICKI-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKI-BUCK. »

  • author: various
  • illustrator: various
sold out

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 48 the chimneys

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Aivars Neibarts
  • illustrator: Zane Oborenko
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 47 zintis

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Rūta Skujiņa
  • illustrator: Andra Otto-Hvoinska
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 46 the first little line

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Arvīds Grigulis
  • illustrator: Ieva Maurīte
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 45 the little sun with teeth

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Māris Čaklais
  • illustrator: Pēteris Līdaka
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 44 the spring in the city

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Aleksandrs Čaks
  • illustrator: Guntars Sietiņš
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 43 on the bud and leafs

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Aspazija and Rainis
  • illustrator: Rūta Briede
sold out

catpeas and molecarls

a witty book with an unbelievably believable natural world »

  • author: Janis Baltvilks
  • illustrator: Anita Paegle
price: 7.00 €

the multi-sided seal

The multi-coloured and witty book is aimed at preschoolers and young school children. »

  • author: Leelo Tungal
  • illustrator: Mārtiņš Zutis
  • translator: Guntars Godiņš
price: 5,50 €

emma gloria and the red book of longing

An emotional story for teenagers. »

  • design: Rūta Briede, Artis Briedis
price: 7,00 €

samson and roberto

Three exciting adventure and humour-packed stories about Samson the dog and Roberto the cat who run a tiny fjord-front boarding house. »

  • author: Ingvar Ambjørnsen
  • illustrator: Per Dybvig
  • translator: Jolanta Pētersone
sold out

sailor on dry land

A selection of marine-themed poems – beautiful and romantic, sad and tempestuous – in a collection by the classic Spanish poet, aimed at children and young people. »

  • author: Rafael Alberti
  • illustrator: Gita Treice
  • translator: Leons Briedis
price: 4.30 €

oh beautiful panama

the little bear and little tiger are very good friends who live in a small house by the river and often get involved in various adventures which test the strength of their friendship »

  • author: Janosch
  • illustrator: Janosch
  • translator: Inga Karlsberga
sold out

the horror bus

in his series of books about a “horror bus”, the author offers a witty combination of humour and horror rooted in the traditional children folklore and modern legends »

  • author: Paul van Loon
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
  • translator: Inese Paklone
price: 9,96 €

bert and form 2 b

the book is a collection of twenty stories in which an eight-year old boy tells about his second-grade student’s life at school and at home »

  • author: Piret Raud
  • illustrator: Mārtiņš Zutis
  • translator: Maima Grīnberga
price: 6,40 €

jill is ill and other hospital nursery rhymes

a book that helps children get well and not be scared of doctors »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
sold out

the museum by moonlight or tobias and friends on guard of the history of riga

While teddy-bear Tobias, toy dog Fu Fuu and Elliot, the old and wise toy bear, are all great travellers, for some reason or other they have never before visited the ancient Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation in their home city. »

  • author: Juris Zvirgzdiņš
  • illustrator: Ingrīda Pičukāne
price: 7,20 €

mean alfred

a novelette telling the story of a mean old man named Alfred, his rival – a naughty boy named Eduard, Gretchen the romantic goat and other characters »

  • author: Māris Rungulis
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 7,97 €

owl’s celebration

the picture fairytale of the owl living in the attic of the opera house and its guests offers a glimpse into the actual building of the Latvian Opera »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Ieva Jurjāne
price: 3.00 €

poop and springtime

a book featuring some unusual characters, including the warm-hearted chunk of dog poop; the red-haired little sausage; the ghost potty; the hatcher-socks and others »

  • author: Andrus Kivirähk
  • illustrator: Edmunds Jansons
  • translator: Guntars Godiņš
first edition sold out

anny of the lake

a mythical tale of Anny and her dark heart and the secret of the three islands »

  • author: Kitty Crowther
  • illustrator: Kitty Crowther
price: 7,10 €

scritch scratch dip clapote!

a heart-warming picture-book dealing with a subject that’s quite important to many young children: fear of staying alone with darkness and the unknown, fear of losing one’s parents »

  • author: Kitty Crowther
  • illustrations by the author
  • translator: Vineta Berga
price: 4,00 €

the love of dominic the horse. apple tales

the tale of Dominic the horse and his love. a cycle of tales about the Apple-Tree Village and the strange life of apples »

  • author: Vytautas V.landsbergis
  • illustrator: Ilze Abika
  • translator: Jānis Elsbergs
price: 4.10 €

dictator

a cycle of poems dealing with the tiny egotistic dictator that lives in every child »

  • author: Ulf Stark
  • illustrator: Linda Bondestam
  • translator: Uldis Bērziņš
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pettson’s christmas visitors

a story of an old man called Pettson, his cat Findus and Christmas visitors »

  • author: Sven Nordqvist
  • illustrator: Sven Nordqvist
  • translator: Mudīte Treimane
price: 5,50 €

muffa. story of an african the baby white rhinoceros

story of a baby rhino’s travel from Northern Europe to Africa, the birthplace of his parents »

  • author: Juris Zvirgzdiņš
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 8,54 €

tales from outer suburbia

a book by the best-known Australian book illustrator for grownups of all ages! Strange events in a place where anything is possible »

  • author: Shaun Tan
  • illustrations by the author
  • translator: Valdis Ābols
price: 8,50 €

wonderbaby's year

funny and heartfelt poems about a Latvian family into which a little baby is born and about the events of the first year of its life »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Edmunds Jansons
price: 5,50 €

the school of living wrong

stories of the teenage girl Mētra and her life, packed with small mundane catastrophes; getting to know oneself and a kiss in the cloakroom »

  • author: Maira Dobele
  • illustrator: Anete Melece
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book of clouds

a cloud watcher’s notes – poems for youngest and middle school-age children. The habits, characters, roles and thoughts of clouds »

  • author: Juris Kronbergs
  • illustrator: Anete Melece
price: 6,40 €

the hunt for bruno the bear

a story of much ado about a fictitious bear fabricated by the media and a genuine sensation discovered by children while playing at Red Indians »

  • author: Juris Zvirgzdiņš
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 3.00 €

a dream of christmas

the book and the music evoke both lyrical and cheerful moods; it is meant to be enjoyed by children and the older generations together: after all, Christmas is a time of family bonding »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Irēna Lūse
  • composer: Andrejs Laukmanis
price: 7,20 €

eggs have legs

a book of pictures and poems for those who love finding things: eggs are hiding in words among ordinary letters »

  • author: Aivars Neibarts
  • illustrator: Jānis Blanks
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a true story of čingo baba, big snail and the sorrow of the ruler of the sea

in this beautiful picture book: dangerous adventures in the underwater world. A play in verse. »

  • author: Vizma Belševica
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
out of print

adventures of pingus posts audio book

the fairytale about the unlucky wretch who was found in sauerkraut, told by the actors Zane Daudziņa and Vilis Daudziņš »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • sound arrangement: Ingus Baušķenieks
  • read by Zane Daudziņa un Vilis Daudziņš
price: 3.50 €

fat stranger

an exciting story: Pigman’s magic lantern is glowing, people are growing snouts and rubbish comes back to the litterers’ flats. A poster and stickers. »

  • author: Māris Bērziņš
  • illustrator: Rūdolfs Šorno
price: 5,00 €

king hedgehog

a romantic book of poems and pictures that tell about the forest kingdom and the three beautiful brides of King Hedgehog »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrations: Laima Eglīte
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doll letters

a set of poem postcards for 12 months: verses by Latvian poets of different generations and dolls made by children »

  • compiled by Inese Zandere
  • designed by Ūna Laukmane
price: 1,50 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 25-30

The BICKI-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKI-BUCK. »

  • author: various
  • illustrator: various
price: 8,60 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 30 everything goes topsy-turvy

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Maija Laukmane
  • illustrator: Sabīne Moore
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 29 road to christmas

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Māra Cielēna
  • illustrator: Zane Lūse
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 28 the mole

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Vitauts Ļūdēns
  • illustrator: Dita Pence
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 27 what is happening?

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Ojārs Vācietis
  • illustrator: Krišs Salmanis
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 26 the special words

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Imants Ziedonis
  • illustrator: Anna Vaivare
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 25 young fir-trees

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Kārlis Skalbe
  • illustrator: Ilze Avotiņa
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 19-24

The BICKI-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKI-BUCK. »

  • author: various
  • illustrator: various
price: 8,54 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 24 horse

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 23 little wolf

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Pēters Brūveris
  • illustrator: Ilze Abika
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 22 midday nap

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Laimonis Vāczemnieks
  • illustrator: Inga Meldere
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 21 potato, potato

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Vitauts Ļūdēns
  • illustrator: Ieva Jurjāne
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 20 secret

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Jāzeps Osmanis
  • illustrator: Ingrīda Pičukāne
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 19 butterfly over the highway

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Ēriks Ādamsons
  • illustrator: Laima Eglīte
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 13-18

The BICKI-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKI-BUCK. »

  • author: various
  • illustrator: various
price: 8,54 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 18 freight train

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Jānis Baltvilks
  • illustrator: Ernests Kļaviņš
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 17 little house

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Aivars Neibarts
  • illustrator: Gundega Muzikante
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 16 calm animals

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Herberts Dorbe
  • illustrator: Gita Treice
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 15 the treacherous cricket

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Vilis Plūdonis
  • illustrator: Aleksejs Naumovs
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 14 the guest

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • Author: Aspazija
  • Illustrator: Ūna Laukmane
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 13 pea children

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Rainis
  • illustrator: Anete Melece
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 7-12

The BICKIE-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKIE-BUCK. »

  • author: various
  • illustrator: various
price: 8,54 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 12 sleepy-bye house

The pigtailed edacious secret whose name is Mirabella Mia is hiding under a long coat and a big hat... Rabbits beware! Guard your precious cabbage. »

  • author: Dagnija Dreika
  • illustrator: Irēna Lūse
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 11 the story of Mirabella Mia the cabbage devourer

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Ieva Samauska
  • illustrator: Mārtiņš Zutis
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 10 an overheard conversation

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Māris Rungulis
  • illustrator: Dace Sietiņa
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 9 travellers’ rest

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Māris Čaklais
  • illustrator: Ilze Avotiņa
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 8 celebration at the ice palace

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Dzidra Rinkule-Zemzare
  • illustrator: Kristīne Luīze Avotiņa
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 7 lullaby

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Rūdolfs Blaumanis
  • illustrator: Andris Vītoliņš
price: 1,71 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOKS No. 1-6

The BICKI-BUCK series – a compilation of Latvian children’s poems. Each poem is printed in a separate little book; all of them share the design by the artists Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis, featuring a format well suited for a young child and the series logo: the curious horned BICKI-BUCK. »

  • author: various
  • illustrator: various
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BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 6 hullabaloo

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Jānis Poruks
  • illustrator: Maija Līduma
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BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 5 bala bala. bana bana

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look While the poet Viks has had a whale of a time making up new portmanteau words, the artist in his turn has done his best to build a whole new ‘Lego city’ from these linguistic witticisms. »

  • author: Viks
  • illustrator: Edmunds Jansons
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 4 the doll’s family tree

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Līga Kičena (Kitchen)
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 3 five cats

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Vilma Delle
  • illustrator: Kristīne Jurjāne
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BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 2 the swallow chick and the boy

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Fricis Bārda
  • illustrator: Juris Petraškevičs
price: 1,70 €

BICKI-BUCK BOOK No. 1 bicki-buck

a poem once much loved by parents or grandparents as children is re-discovered by an artist and presented to the children of today in a completely new look »

  • author: Jānis Baltvilks
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 1,70 €

princess by mail

A collection of stories of the most unusual princesses. »

  • author, illustratot: Piret Raud
  • translator: Maima Grīnberga
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a bite taken out of the moon

a classic poem by Ojārs Vācietis in a picture book: a story about Shlopster-Klopster who devoured the Moon and about conquering your fear »

  • author: Ojārs Vācietis
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
first edition sold out

adventures of two princeses

poems about the exciting life of two little girls: they are real princesses and nature throughout the changing seasons is their magnificent kingdom »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Irēna Lūse
first edition sold out

how the shammies swapped/ how the shammies bathed

the Shammies are four little curious beings called - Sockie, Mitten, Pillow and Hankie – who live in a colourful textile house »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
  • animation by Atom Art Studio
  • director: Edmunds Jansons
first edition sold out

my friend percy, buffalo bill and i

a story of summer holidays, yearning for love and the astonishing power of love »

  • author: Ulf Stark
  • illustrations: Reinis Pētersons
  • translators: Anika Frīdenberga, Inese Dragūne, Inga Grezmane
first edition sold out

threadletters

book which is coming to aid to young children who are only just beginning to learn the letters »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrations: Ūna Laukmane
first edition sold

hayflower and quiltshoe

funny stories of two little sisters, their parents who try too hard to live green and stick to scientific principles; merry little old ladies, village policemen and a baby who is yet to be given a name »

  • author: Sinikka and Tiina Nopola
  • illustrator: Markus Majaluoma
  • translator: Maima Grīnberga
first edition sold out

an album for tiny tots

an album of Latvian contemporary art for very young children in the format of a cardboard picture book. Info for grownups »

  • compiled by Andris Vītoliņš
price: 3.83 €

lemonade

a cycle of poems and black-and-white drawings about the merry and sad everyday life of boys – with lots of adventures and lemonade »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Edmunds Jansons
first edition sold out

poems for sister and brother

poems about the white balls, the puffpuffbear, the big fish, sauerkraut and sausages, America and the wonder tree + the Sister and Brother animation film »

  • poems by Inese Zandere
  • animation by Dauka Animation Studio
  • director: Roze Stiebra
  • illustrator: Juris Petraškevičs
price: 6,00 €

the crock of gold

mythically realistic prose by the Irish classic writer: a witty story of a man’s road to liberation from the restrictions of the one-track thinking imposed by the society »

  • author: James Stephens
  • translator: Valdis Ābols
  • illustrator: Reinis Pētersons
price: 7,80 €

idlers' tales

picture book about Cockaigne – a beautiful Lithuanian version of the ageless story of the land where no-one ever has to work and delicious titbits fall in your mouth all by themselves »

  • author: Vytautas V. Landsbergis
  • translator: Jānis Elsbergs
  • illustrator: Kestutis Kasparavicus
first edition sold out

the 2012 verse calendar: dream up your own car!

a cycle of poems and drawings in a calendar dedicated to different kinds of automobiles featured in typical events marking the succession of seasons »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Rūta Briede, Artis Briedis
price: 1,50 €

tango and tootie go visiting

a story for preschoolers and youngest school-age children: the adventures of two little dogs, brother and sister, on a trip to visit their Aunt living in a seaside village »

  • author: Māra Zālīte
  • illustrator: Oskars Veilands-Kustikovs
first edition sold out

travels with big charlotte

a poem picture book about the little Peter’s adventures with a sheet of paper named Charlotte. Exercises in paper folding »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Ūna Laukmane
first edition sold out

children's book

in the stories by the Estonian author: the surprising logic of children’s imagination and funny explanations of how the world is set up »

  • author: Peeter Sauter
  • translator: Maima Grīnberga
  • illustrator: Alvar Jaakson
first edition sold out

creatures on the run

five fairytales, each with an exciting yet sometimes very sad story of running away and escaping »

  • author: Mikołaj Łoziński
  • illustrator: Ewa Stiasny (Poland)
  • translator: Ingmāra Balode
first edition sold out

knorke! or tobiass and fu fuu go searching for mozart

an adventure tale: get to know Vienna, catch a note thief and sing the ditty of Lieber Augustin »

  • author: Juris Zvirgzdiņš
  • illustrator: Signe Ērmane Ļitvina
price: 6,10 €

princess lulu and mister bones (princess skell and mr.leton)

a merry adventure story featuring disguise and chase: about a princess and a skeleton that is keeping the King’s secret »

  • author: Piret Raud
  • illustrations by the author
  • translator: Maima Grīnberga
first edition sold out

teacher jaap can do it all

stories about the crazy Teacher Jaap who has a knack for getting along with children. Jokes, tears and important communication problems. »

  • author: Jacques Vriens
  • illustrator: Edmunds Jansons
  • translator: Inese Paklone
first edition sold out

when findus was little and disappeared

a heartfelt story of an old man named Pettson and Findus, his little cat that can talk »

  • author: Sven Nordquist
  • illustrations by the author
  • translator: Mudīte Treimane
first edition sold out

how to conjure up snow

poems and sophisticated drawings: the mundane transforms into miracles; conjuring mysterious old ladies and jousts of wooden knights »

  • author: Ieva Samauska
  • illustrator: Laima Eglīte
price: 3,85 €

sister and brother

a picture fairytale in which a sister wants to reach the America of her dreams and her brother dreams of getting back from there »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Juris Petraškevičs
first edition sold out

innies and outies

a classical collection by the poet Inese Zandere: over a hundred poems with original textile illustrations by Ūna Laukmane »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Ūna Laukmane
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kurt in four books

fairytales about the forklift driver Kurt and his family: daring flight of imagination, witty and apt social criticism »

  • author: Erlend Loe
  • illustrator: Kim Hiorthøy
  • translator: Jolanta Pētersone
first edition sold out

alphabet soup

witty poems tinted with heartache for parents – aimed at those who were learning their letters only a short while ago and are now already considering cutting classes »

  • author: Kārlis Vērdiņš
  • illustrator: Otto Zitmanis
first edition sold out

latvian animals

a picture book that brings together fairytale and Latvian wildlife: animals live in our mutual home and are very similar to the Latvian people »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • concept and direction: Mārtiņš Grauds
  • photographs: Kristaps Kalns
  • design: Rūta Briede and Artis Briedis
first edition sold out

sirli, siim and the secrets

a story well-familiar to every Estonian kid! An ordinary family and their neighbours know how to travel each to his or her dream world »

  • author: Andrus Kivirähk
  • illustrator: Ilmar Trull
  • translator: Maima Grīnberga
first edition sold out

if you happen to be a little pig: 25 riddle rhymes

poems in which an omitted word has to be guessed by the reader. The storyline, rhymes and illustrations help the child complete the poem by himself »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Edmunds Jansons
first edition sold out

granddad antontins and we

a book recommended by Latvian folklore musician and educator Ilga Reizniece – exciting and warm like a summer spent in the country »

  • author: Iveta Vecenāne
  • illustrations by the author
price: 2.80 €

tiny-noggins play houses

an adventure tale: children discover a completely real parallel world that exists in the Latvian capital, influencing everyone of us »

  • author: Pauls Bankovskis
  • illustrator: Katrīna Neiburga
first edition sold out

what mr.rooster told

a lively picture book featuring a set of cut-out paper dolls, wedding of a goose, piglet games and dictionary of the animal language »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Ilze Vītoliņa
first edition sold out

adventures of pingus posts

a documentary fairytale in the form of a witty comic book – the story of an unlucky wretch who was found in sauerkraut »

  • author: Inese Zandere
  • illustrator: Kristiāns Šics
first edition sold out

tales of children's life

fairytales written by children, illustrations by contemporary Latvian artists: the book shows what is happening inside our children’s minds »

  • compiled by Inese Zandere
first edition sold out