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Marton, Jirina

MARTON, Jirina

MARTON, Jirina. Czech, b. 1946. Genres: Children's fiction, Illustrations. Career: Worked as a flower vendor, cleaning lady, factory worker, graphic designer, assistant seamstress, painter, picture framer, and guide in a gallery, 1964-79; Atelier Y. Agam, Paris, France, painter, 1979-80; Librairie Larousse, Paris, layout artist and designer, 1980-85; freelance illustrator and writer, 1985-. Publications: SELF-ILLUSTRATED FOR CHILDREN. IN ENGLISH. Midnight Visit at Molly's House, 1988; I'll Do It Myself, 1989: Flowers for Mom, 1991; Amelia's Celebration, 1992; You Can Go Home Again, 1994; Lady Kaguya's Secret, 1997. OTHER: L'eau, 1986; La ville grise (in Japanese), 1986; Mitzy (in Japanese), 1990. Illustrator of books by E. Genouvrier, A. Morgan, J. Buchanan, P. Quinlan, M. Barnes. Address: 348 Wellesley St. East, Toronto, ON, Canada M4X 1H3.

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