MELIK-PASHAEV is an independent children’s books publishing house established in 2008.

We produce high-quality picture books and illustrated fiction for children between the ages of 1-10 years offering a perfect combination of fascinating stories and spectacular artwork.

We specialize in reprint editions of vintage books first published in the 1930s-1970s and contemporary titles from award- winning Russian and foreign children’s authors and illustrators.

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For translation rights and permissions please contact our Foreign Rights Manager Daria Sokolova
ds.sokolova@melik-pashaev.ru
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Title: Лиса и волк (The Fox and the Wolf)
Author: Russian Folk Tale
Illustrator: Nikolai Ustinov
Size: 215 х 280 mm
28 pp, paperback
Age: 3+
A famous Russian folk tale with splendid illustrations by Nikolai Ustinov.

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Title: Мяу (Meow)
Author: Alexandr Vvedensky
Illustrator: Vera Khlebnikova
Size: 210 х 210 mm
32 pp, hardcover
Age: 3+
A touching story of a stray cat that finally meets her human and finds a home.

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Title: Кто в море живет (Who Lives in the Sea?)
Author: Svyatoslav Sakharnov
Illustrator: Nikolai Ustinov
Size: 255 х 275 mm
36 pp, hardcover
Age: 3+
A collection of short stories about sea creatures.

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Title: Пряничный домик (Hansel and Gretel)
Author: Grimm Brothers
Illustrator: Boris Kalaushin
Size: 215 х 280 mm
16 pp, paperback
Age: 4+
A well-known Grimm’s fairy tale with cosy illustrations by Boris Kalaushin.

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Title: Храбрый портняжка (The Brave Little Tailor)
Author: Grimm Brothers
Illustrator: Vladimir Vinokur
Size: 215 х 280 mm
36 pp, paperback
Age: 3+
One of the most well-known Grimm’s fairy tales illustrated by Vladimir Vinokur.

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Title: Великанская рыба (German Folk Tales)
Author: German Folk Tales
Illustrator: Boris Kalaushin
Size: 215 х 280 mm
16 pp, paperback
Age: 4+
Three funny German folk-tales about fools, boasters and liars.

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Title: Ехали машины (My First Book of Cars)
Author: Nikolai Vatagin
Illustrator: Nikolai Vatagin
Size: 215 х 215 mm
36 pp, hardcover
Age: 2+
A very first book of vehicles for boys.

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Title: Рассказы в картинках (Stories in Pictures)
Author: Nikolai Radlov
Illustrator: Nikolai Radlov
Size: 163 х 210 mm
60 pp, hardcover
Age: 2+
Funny wordless short stories first published in 1937 in black and white are now available in color.

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Author: Viktoria Zatolokina, Maria Melik-Pashaeva, Tatiana Rudenko
Illustrator: Philip Yarin, Aleksandr Sichkar
Size: 210 х 275 mm
64 pp, hardcover
Age: 4+
This very first book of dinosaurs for children from 4 to 8 years old features spectacular scenes from the dinosaurs everyday life, a large variety of fun facts and stunning details and a splendid activity part.

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Title: Сказки сельвы (Cuentos de la selva / Jungle Tales)
Author: Horacio Quiroga Illustrations by Piotr Bagin
Illustrator: Piotr Bagin
Size: 200 х 265 mm
112 pp, hardcover
Age: 5+
A collection of stories for children from a renowned Uruguayan author with beautiful illustrations by Piotr Bagin. Rights sold: Bulgaria

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Title: Над водой, на воде, под водой (Above Water, On Water, Under Water)
Author: Nikolai Vatagin
Illustrator: Nikolai Vatagin
Size: 240 х 320 mm
36 pp, hardcover
Age: 3+
An encyclopedia of water transports in pictures for children 3+. Rights sold: China

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Title: В лесу. Зима, весна, лето, осень (The Forest: animal life throughout the year)
Author: Piotr Bagin
Illustrator: Piotr Bagin
Size: 240 х 320 mm
48 pp, hardcover
Age: 3+
A perfect guide to exploring the tempered zone forest and all its creatures.Twelve colorful double pages featuring the animal life in the forest month by month are accompanied by neat descriptions and intriguing facts. Written and illustrated by outstanding artist and naturalist Piotr Bagin. Rights sold: China