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Chrochtík a Kvikalka na cestě za blýskavým prasátkem

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Title in English: 
Grunty nad Squealer Looking for the Golden Pig
Author: 
Ester Stará
Illustrator: 
Martina Matlovičová
Illustrations: 
Colour
Place of publication: 
Praha
Country: 
Publisher: 
65. pole
Year of publication: 
2012
Pages: 
p. 64
Size: 
25 x 22,7 cm
ISBN: 
978-80-87506-09-7
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A modern fairytale, awarded by the Golden Ribbon 2013 for both text and illustrations, raises a symbolic question that sometimes springs to mind of each thoughtful European in these wealthy times: What’s better, to be or to have? The comfortable household of two diligent pigs, who’d do anything to live as happy as they can, is suddenly invaded by boredom, spleen, doubts and other shortcomings of the modern civilization. It makes the pigs shun their comfortable lives and enter the wild world. Fortunately, the journey is the goal, and the travelers are changed for good. Aimed at pre-school children, the travels of Grunty and Squealer through many spectacular threats and obstacles offer a pure allegory on the uselessness of glittering phantoms, and on the meaning of the true values. To keep a detached view and have each other outweighs all worldly treasures.