ISBN 9780797486188
Pages 74
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Published 2018
Publisher Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe
Format Paperback

How the Twins Grew Up

A collection of short stories for children

by Milutin Djurickovic, Tendai Rinos Mwanaka

This English/Shona edition of How the Twins Grew Up brings authentic biographical stories of two twin brothers. The stories take place in their family circle, at school, at home or in the backyard. It is written as a realistic prose narrative with a humorous intonation, unexpected dramatic twists and interesting punch lines. The stories are short and concise, with effective endings and situations, full of laughter, caricature and absurdity. The book has been translated into 20 languages and has received several awards. For those who love humour and want to return to their childhood, these stories will come as a real refreshment and a unique artistic experience.

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About the Authors

Milutin Djurickovic

MILUTIN DJURICKOVIC was born in 1967 in Dečane. He earned his doctorate at the Faculty of Philosophy in East Sarajevo and he works as a professor at the College of Professional Studies for Educators in Aleksinac. A collaborator of many newspapers and magazines, represented in 40 anthologies of poetry and stories for children and adults. His poems were composed and individually translated into 20 languages. He is a member of the Serbian Royal Academy, World Union of Poets, Association of Writers of Serbia and the Association of Journalists of Serbia. He published 55 books for children and adults (poems, novel, story, critic, monography, anthology...) and hе lives in Belgrade, Serbia. 

Tendai Rinos Mwanaka

Tendai. R. Mwanaka is a multi-disciplinary artist from Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. His oeuvre of works touches on non-fictions, essays, poetry, plays, fictions, music, sound art, photography, drawings, paintings, video, collage, mixed media, inter-genres, inter-disciplines etc. Voices from Exile, a poetry collection came out from Lapwing Publications, Northern Ireland, 2010, Keys in the River, a novel of interlinked short fictions came out from Savant Books and Publications, 2012, Zimbabwe: The Blame Game, a book of creative non fictions on Zimbabwe came out from Langaa RPCIG, 2013. A Dark Energy (full length novel) forthcoming from Aignos Publishing Inc. Work has been published in over 300 journals, anthologies and magazines in over 27 countries. Nominated, shortlisted and won some prizes and work has been translated into French and Spanish.