Maria Ewa Letki
About the Author
Maria Ewa Letki writes fairy tales and realistic novels and shorter stories for younger and older children. Her books have received many literary awards, including Book of the Year 2010, awarded by the Polish Section of IBBY (for „Zaczarowane historie”), Best Book of the Year Pióro Fredry Award 2010 (for „Zaczarowane historie”), award of the Professional Jury of the Dong Competition 2010 and shortlisting from Small Dong 2010 by the Children's Jury (for „Diabełek”). „Diabełek” was also shortlisted for the Warsaw Literary Award 2011. „Diabełek” and „Czarusia” were included on the List of Treasures of the
Children's Books Museum.
In December 2009 Maria Ewa Letki was awarded a medal for lifetime achievement by the Polish Section of IBBY.
Bookshelf
Król i Mgła
Król i mgła
The King and the Fog
il. Ewa Poklewska-Koziełło
BAJKA 2012
„The King and the Fog” received the OZGRAF award, was nominated for the Makuszyński 2014 award, and was included on the List of Treasures of the Children's Books Museum.
Age: 6+
Czarusia
Czarusia
Czarusia
il. Beata Zdęba
BAJKA 2011
„Czarusia” was included on the List of Treasures of the Children's Books Museum.
Age: 5+
Diabełek
Diabełek
The Little Devil
il. Agnieszka Żelewska
BAJKA 2011
„Diabełek” was listed by the Professional (Adult) Jury in the Dong 2010 Competition and was nominated to Little Dong by the Children's Jury. It was shortlisted for the Literary Award of the Warsaw City 2011 . In 2011 it was included in the the List of Treasures of teh Children's Books Museum and was published in Korean.
Age: 5+
Zaczarowane historie Ibby
Zaczarowane historie
Magic Stories
il. Elżbieta Wasiuczyńska
BAJKA 2010
„Magic Stories” was awarded the title of the Book of the Year 2010, by Polish Section IBBY, the Best Book of the Year Pióro Fredry, Prize, awarded during the 19th Wrocław Promotions of Good Books.
Age: 6+
Tajemnicze sprawy
Tajemnicze sprawy
Mysterious Matters
il. Ewa Poklewska-Koziełło
BAJKA 2009
„Mysterious Matters” was included on the List of Treasures of the Children's Books Museum.
Age: 7+
Królewna w koronie
Królewna w koronie
Princess in a Crown
il. Maria Ekier
Ezop 2005
„Princess in a Crown” received an award in the Kornel Makuszyński competition and an award int eh 4th edition of the „Świat Przyjazny Dziecku” competition.
Age: 3+
Diabełek
Diabełek
The Little Devil
il. Agnieszka Żelewska
IKAR 2004
Age: 5+
Krasnoludek
Krasnoludek
The Gnome
il. Agnieszka Cieślikowska
IKAR 2004 (2nd edition)
Age: 5+
Niebieski plecak i inne opowiadania
Niebieski plecak i inne opowiadania
A Blue Rucksack and Other Stories
il. Joanna Zagner-Kołat
IKAR 2004
Age: 6+
Mała przyjaciółka czarownicy
Mała przyjaciółka czarownicy
The Little Friend of the Witch
il. Zbigniew Dobosz
Podsiedlik, Raniowski i Spółka 2003
Age: 5+
Nie wiem skąd wiem
Nie wiem skąd wiem
I Don't Know How I Know It
LITERATURA 2003
Age: 8+
Tajemnice Małgosi
Tajemnice Małgosi
Małgosia's Secrets
LITERATURA 2002 (2nd edition)
Age: 10+
Wakacje z Cynamonem
Wakacje z Cynamonem
Holidays with Cinnamon
il. Jolanta Marcolla
Prószyński i Spółka 2000 (3rd edition)
Age: 8+
Jutro znów pójdę w świat. Listy.
Jutro znów pójdę w świat. Listy.
Tomorrow I'll Set Off Again. The Letters
il. Aneta Krella-Moch
Literatura 2000 (5th edition)
Age: 8+
Maria Ewa Letki has also published...
  • „Maluch Szczęściarz” (Podsiedlik, Raniowski i Spółka 1996)
  • „Potwór” (Siedmioróg 1992)
  • „Wyspa Urodzinowa” (GiG 1990)
  • „Klucz do leśniczówki” (MAW 1989)
  • „Od dziś za tydzień” (Nasza Księgarnia 1988, 1990)
  • „Dama Kier” (Nasza Księgarnia 1987, 1994, 1997, Literatura 1999)
  • „Łódź Wikingów” (Nasza Księgarnia 1982)
  • „Demain je repartirai” (Flammarion 1981, 1988, 1989, 1992)
  • „Supeł” (Nasza Księgarnia 1980)
  • „Spacer” (Nasza Księgarnia 1977, 1978, 1983)
  • „Dzieci, tropiciele i ten wielki bałagan” (KAW 1974)
  • many stories in Świerszczyk
  • stories in anthologies: „Kolorowe dobranocki” (Podsiedlik, Raniowski i Spółka 1997), „Polscy autorzy dzieciom” (Podsiedlik, Raniowski i Spółka 1999, 2000), „Wiersze i opowiadania polskich autorów” (Podsiedlik, Raniowski i Spółka 1999), „Polscy autorzy: Dobranocki” (Podsiedlik, Raniowski i Spółka 2000, 2003), „Bajki o zwierzętach” (Publicat 2005), „Bajki na dobranoc” (Publicat 2005)
  • and over 35 radio plays for Polish Radio.