Javor - editor
Born in 1953
in Zagreb. Graduated comparative literature and history of
arts from the Faculty of Arts and Letters in Zagreb. Has been
employed in the Zagreb City Library managing the Croatian
Center for Children’s Book.
two years of work involved with librarianship, she has been
concerned with children’s library and children’s books. Having
graduated the history of art and illustration of children’s
book in particular, all these years she has closely followed
the publishing trade for children and the young people. She
has been in charge of special collection of literature, so
called Protected Children’s Library Holdings that comprises
regular production of the Croatian children’s books, publication
of Croatian classics, the collection of picture books and
illustrated books, as well as professional publication on
children’s literature. In the Croation Center for Children’s
Book which is also the section of IBBY (International Board
on Book for Young People), she has worked on international
cooperation and the promotion of Croatian authors abroad.
with publishers, she has organized the presentations of new
books. For some of the publishers she was engaged to write
forewords, to be the reviewer and editor, as well as the member
of the jury awarding prizes.