The editor-in-chief of the children's republic newspapers Keskil and Youth of the North, Yakut writer Evdokia Irintseeva-Ogdo entered the honorary list of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).
A literary critic and children's writer Irina Lisova called the victory of Russian writers "rare luck and joyful news for Russian children's literature."
Every two years the International Council (IBBY) releases its own List Of Honor - a list of recently published best books for children.
This year, there are two authors from Russia in the list: Alexander Ginevsky with a collection of short stories and Evdokia Irintseeva-Ogdo from Yakutia with the fairytale story Menik. The little mammoth.
In 2016, the Yakut writer became the owner of the Maria Shevel Prize at the 5th International Literary Festival Open Eurasia. The competition was organized by the Eurasian Creative Guild in cooperation with the Hertfordshire Press publishing house.
The fairytale Menik. The little mammoth is translated into English and published. Her presentation took place in November last year at 6th International Literary Festival in Stockholm.
By the way, the IBBY catalog presents its English version. The List Of Honor is updated every two years.