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Jesam li se zaljubila?

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A girl with the long brown hair is thoughtfully nibbling a piece of chocolate.
Language: 
Title in English: 
Am I in love?
Author: 
Sanja Pilić
Illustrator: 
Niko Barun
Illustrations: 
Black and white
Place of publication: 
Zagreb
Country: 
Publisher: 
Mozaik knjiga
Series: 
Sanja Pilić za mlade
Year of publication: 
2012
Pages: 
137p.
Size: 
13x19
ISBN: 
953-223-062-9
Category: 

Many young girls ask themselves at one point or another: Have I fallen in love? This is not a simple question, with no easy answer. Thirteen-year-old Zlatka tries to find the right way through the confusing web of questions, dilemmas and deceits and the story reaches an unexpected conclusion. The author's message is: Life is interesting and beautiful, but always unpredictable. The young characters, their families, neighbours and teachers are drawn with rich humour and charm. But in spite of the playful atmosphere, the novel treats serious themes of growing up in an open and a lucid way.
Sanja Pilić, a poetess, writer, children's writer, born in 1954 in Split. She lives and works in Zagreb. She graduated from the School of Applied Arts in Zagreb, Photography Department. Her texts and books for children have been translated into Slovenian, English and Dutch. She was awarded the Grigor Vitez prize in 1990 and 2002, the Ivana Brlić Mažuranić prize in 1995 and 2001 and the Mato Lovrak prize in 2007. In 2008 she was awarded the IBBY Honour List for the novel Am I  in Love?