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Wooden Daddy named most beautiful book

A JURY picked Drevený tato (The Wooden Daddy) by Tomá#š Janovic, with illustrations by Martina Matlovi#čová, as the most beautiful children's book of last autumn and Môj anjel sa vie biť (My Angel Can Fight) by Roman Brat as the best book of the autumn, the SITA newswire reported.

A JURY picked Drevený tato (The Wooden Daddy) by Tomá#š Janovic, with illustrations by Martina Matlovi#čová, as the most beautiful children's book of last autumn and Môj anjel sa vie biť (My Angel Can Fight) by Roman Brat as the best book of the autumn, the SITA newswire reported.

The jury evaluated books published in autumn 2007 that were selected by the competition's organisers - Bibiana, the International House of Arts for Children, and the Slovak Section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). In all, 14 books enrolled by six publishing houses were considered.

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