Delegate Profile

Kęstutis Kasparavičius

Job TitleChildren's books author and illustrator

Company NameLithuanian Culture Institute


Kęstutis Kasparavičius (1954) is a renowned Lithuanian illustrator and writer whose books are familiar to children all over Europe, Asia, North and South America. He has illustrated more than 55 books, ranging from world classics to contemporary authors and his own stories. His books have been translated into 26 languages. He has gained widespread recognition for his illustrations for books by Hans Christian Andersen, Carlo Collodi, E. T. A. Hoffmann, G. A. Burger and Fyodor Dostoyevsky. He has won numerous awards, including: the Golden Pen Prize of the International Belgrade Illustration Biennial (1990); Illustrator of the Year – UNICEF Diploma (1993), and Award for Excellence at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair (2003). He has also been selected for the Illustrators Exhibition in Bologna for 13 times and nominated for the International Astrida Lindgren Memorial Award, as well as the Hans Christian Andersen Award. For more information visit: and


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  • Story and Illustration: Ways to Create Unique Children’s Books

    Wednesday11:30 - 12:3015 Mar 2017

    Children's Hub (1F11)

    Although children’s books usually take shape in a collaboration between a writer and an illustrator, there are also books written and illustrated by the same pe...

    • Language: English

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