Evelina Daciūtė - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Evelina Daciūtė, the author of 7 books for children, was born in Vilnius in 1975. She has debuted in children’s literature in 2014 with the book “Teddy Bear Adventures. Lupine Labyrinth” (published by “Tikra knyga”, illustrated by Rasa Kaper), which is now a series of 4 titles. In 2015 “The Elephants Went Visiting” (“Tikra knyga”, illustrated by Inga Dagilė) was published and awarded as the Most Beautiful Book in the Book Art Competition. In 2016 the book received Book of the Year Award for the Youngest Readers by IBBY Lithuania. Currently the most recognized and awarded book by Evelina Daciūtė, ”Happiness is a Fox“ (“Tikra knyga”, illustrated by Aušra Kiudulaitė), was published in 2016. „How the Dog and the Whale Rescued Vilnius“ (“Tikra knyga, illustrated by Diana Molytė) followed in 2017 and contains not only the illustrations, but also animation.