15 stories in both Slovak and English
15 full-page color illustrations
50 black-and-white illustrations
Pavol Dobsinky (1828-1885), foremost Slovak writer of the nineteenth century, is renowned as a poet, pastor, teacher, editor, responsible for capturing oral tradition culminating in the publication of the eight volume Popular Slovak Folk Tales, published between 1880 and 1883.
The illustrator, Martin Benka (1888-1971), was a famous Slovak painter now honored by the eponymous "Martin Benka Prize" given annually to artists by the Slovak Republic.
Peter Strelinger is a member of the Slovak Writers Association who has authored over a dozen books in Slovak.
Dr. Lucy Bednar is a Slovak-born American with a PhD in English.