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Justyna Bednarek

Portrait of author Justyna Bednarek
Photo copyright © Julita Delbar, Klitka Atelier.

Justyna Bednarek

Justyna Bednarek (1970) is a Romance-language specialist, journalist, and editor. After working as an editor of women’s magazines for many years, she made her debut as a children’s writer in 2004. Her most popular work is the novel The Incredible Adventures of Ten Socks, which was published in 2015 by Poradnia K Publishing House and illustrated by Daniel de Latour. It received the 2015 Book of the Year Literary Nomination from the Polish Section of IBBY, the “Przecinek i Kropka” award for the best book for children, and the Warsaw Literary Prize, and was shortlisted for the Strega Ragazze e Ragazzi Award 2020. Bednarek also writes for the Nasza Księgarnia, Egmont, and Bajka publishing houses.

Articles by Justyna Bednarek

Mr. Gimbal’s Incredible Invention
By Justyna Bednarek
The wooden ring looked antique, because, as Mr. Gimbal explained, it was a centuries-old stereoscopic theater.
Translated from Polish by Zosia Krasodomska-Jones