submitted by Catch That Cat on 14.12.2015
Author: Melina Mallos
When Published: 2015
Publisher: Kytherian World Heritage Fund
Melina Mallos</a>, <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Kytherian Association of Australia</a>, <a href="mailto:email@example.com">Atom Industries</a> & <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">George Poulos
Illustrator: Tety Solou
Description: Hard back children's book. Beautifully illustrated.
Two editions: A bilingual version (Greek/English)
And an English version
Melina Mallos, Author
Melina Mallos was born in Athens and now lives in Brisbane, Australia. She is a passionate writer, researcher and early childhood expert. Melina was the inaugural Children’s and Family Programs Officer at the Queensland Art Gallery. She is well-known for initiating a popular toddler art program which for over ten years, has inspired thousands of children. A longstanding
interest in children’s art development led her to undertake a research masters at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). In 2010, Melina was awarded a Queensland-Smithsonian Fellowship to research learning programs in museums in Washington D.C. An Australian of Kytherian heritage, she regularly visits the island of Kythera. Melina’s mission is to connect children with their community and cultural background in fun and meaningful ways. Catch that Cat! is her first book for children.
To learn more about Melina, visit www.melinamallos.com
Tety Solou, Illustrator
Tety Solou was born in Athens, studied piano at the Greek Conservatory and Law at the University of Thrace. She didn’t become a musician nor followed the family tradition as a lawyer, because what she loves the most is to design and illustrate books for children and create cartoons and comics for adults. She has illustrated and designed more than 150 books, educational and fiction. Tety has collaborated with major newspapers and magazines creating comic strips, brain puzzles, board games etc. She also written and illustrated 40 books for children, two historical books for adults and has translated Lafcadio Hearn into Greek.
Tety is a member of the Greek IBBY and of the Greek Association of Tourism Journalists & Writers – FIJET.
When she visited Kythera, Tety was fascinated by the wonderful island, the history, the traditions and its nice people.
To learn more about Tety, visit www.tetysolou.wix.com/solos
Teacher, journalist, poet and author, Sydney NSW Australia
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