Krakiv: Ukrainske vydavnytstvo, 1942. Kulchytska, Olena (illustrator). Illustrated publisher’s boards. Good. Item #217
Series: Moia knyzhechka. Issue No. 35. Octodecimo (12.3 x 17.2 cm). 51 pages: illustrations. Text in Ukrainian. Light fading, soiling to cover; damaged corners; internally very good.
The author skillfully combines common fairy tale elements with the Ukrainian way of life. The second edition was published in Chicago in 1970.
Roman Zavadovych (or Rolianyk) - a Ukrainian poet, writer, teacher, journalist, editor, and a cultural and educational figure. He has collaborated with the Canadian magazines My Friend (Winnipeg), Yevshan Zillia (Toronto), Our Life, Young Life, Prepare! From 1954 to 1985 he was a member of the editorial board of Veselka [Rainbow] magazine (Jersey City, NJ); at the same time a member of the editorial board of the magazine Ovid, since 1972 – Tserkovnyi visnyk [Church Bulletin].
Olena Kulchytska (1877-1967) - a painter, graphic artist, master of applied arts, and pedagogue. Completing her art studies at the studio of R. Bratkowski and S. Batowski-Kaczor in Lviv (1901–3), and the Vienna School of Industrial Design (1903–8), she taught at a gymnasium in Peremyshl (1910–38). In 1939 she joined the ethnographic department of the Museum of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in Lviv. After the Second World War she taught book graphics at the Lviv Polygraphic Institute (1945–51) and in 1950 she was elected corresponding member of the Academy of Construction and Architecture of the Ukrainian SSR.
OCLC shows three copies, as of April 2020.