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Átváltozott gyerekek

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Language: 
Title in English: 
Transformed Children
Author: 
Borbála SZABÓ
Illustrator: 
Nóra RÁCZ
Illustrations: 
Colour
Place of publication: 
Budapest
Country: 
Publisher: 
Pagony Kiadó
Year of publication: 
2012
Pages: 
p.104
Size: 
16 x 21 cm
ISBN: 
978 615 5023 74 3
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Made up of five relatively short stories, the book takes the everyday lives of a family with three children into the world of tales. With an audacious leap, each story thrusts the most banal situations into the world beyond fiction, so that when we return to reality, we do so with simple yet worthwhile lessons in our bags.
An eight year old boy who is transformed into his father and a five year old girl who is transformed into her baby brother, toys that come alive during the night, a jail for picky eaters made out of food that children hate, and the story of Cinderella as performed by the family with Barbie dolls – Borbála Szabó has compiled these and many more simple but brilliant ideas to make people of all ages laugh good heartedly.
The author is a dramaturge by profession, which has left its mark on the precise and innovative structure of the dialogues. Full of action, her stories present the absurd situations that arise between parents and children, children and children, or else parents and parents, so that young and old readers alike will recognize themselves and their families in them.