Publication 11 November 2021 – Pre-order now.
Paperback | Age 2+ | 36 pages | 250 x 250mm
Publication November 2021 | ISBN 9781914079689
A tender, humorous picture book helping to introduce potty training to young children through the character of George the Wombat. George wants to play, but Mummy Wombat tells him he has to use the potty before he leaves. George is finding it very difficult until he gets some advice from his friends and Papa Wombat and he is finally successful!
Originally published in Czech, this book has been expertly translated by Alexandra Büchler.
Eva Papoušková is an author of screenplays, books and playscripts. She graduated from the screenwriting department at FAMU and has written more than 120 hours for prime time TV, written one feature, and co-wrote on documentaries since. She has worked with the Oscar-winning director Malcolm Clarke. Currently she is focused on teaching screenwriting in English and writes highly-praised books for children in Czech.
Galina Miklínová is a Czech director, animator and illustrator. She graduated from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague and also studied at the University of Humberside in the UK. Among her TV and film credits is Večerníček O Kanafáskovi, Lichožrouti, winner of the International Children’s Film Festival in Chicago.
Alexandra Büchler is Director of Literature Across Frontiers (LAF). A translator and editor of numerous publications, she was born in Prague and started her career as cultural manager with the Australia Council for the Arts before moving to the UK. She has translated more than twenty books of fiction, poetry and publications on visual arts and architecture, and edited six anthologies of short fiction in Czech and English translation. Among the authors she has translated into her native Czech are J.M. Coetzee, David Malouf, Janice Galloway, Gail Jones, Jeanette Turner Hospital and Rhea Galanaki.