GANTSCHEV, Ivan. Bulgarian, b. 1925. Genres: Children's fiction, Illustrations. Career: Writer. Freelance artist, Bulgaria, until 1966; J. Walter Thompson (advertising agency), Frankfurt, West Germany, illustrator, 1968-; freelance artist, 1989-. Publications: SELF-ILLUSTRATED FOR CHILDREN: The Volcano, 1981; The Christmas Train, 1984; Rumprump, 1984; Journey of the Storks, 1986; Otto the Bear, 1986; Walk under the Rainbow, 1986; The Train to Grandma's, 1987; Where Is Mr. Mole?, 1989; Good Morning, Good Night, 1991; The Christmas Story by Father Christmas, c. 1992; The Christmas Teddy Bear, 1994; Libby's Journey, c. 1995; The River; The Little Bird's Favorite Tree; The Cherrytree; When I Grow Up; The Story of the Rock; The Elephant; Old Woman and the Bear; Timmi and the Old Locomotive; Colors; Raindrop; The Tigers' Present; The Pear Tree; Hanibal; The Adventure of the Mouse. Illustrator of books by: H. Aoki, O. Gadsby, R. Saunders, L. Lattig-Ehlers, K. Baumann, A. Clements. OTHER: The Art of Ivan Gantschev. Address: Bettinastrasse 33, 6000 Frankfurt 1, Germany.