About Nasza Księgarnia

Nasza Księgarnia, founded in 1921, is the oldest publishing house of children’s literature in Poland. We publish  traditional classic as well as modern works for younger children, teenagers and young adults and they come in different genre and format, such as poetry, fairy tales, short stories, picture books and full-length novels.
A number of our books have received various prestigious Polish and foreign awards, granted by children-jurors as well as generally recognised literary organisations and committees. We always do our best to meet the various needs of our readers and try to live up to their expectations.
All our books are published according to the highest editorial standards. Nasza Księgarnia still keeps abreast of the times, skilfully uniting tradition with modernity.


For translation rights please contact:

Agnieszka Zielińska - Foreign Rights
Nasza Księgarnia Publishing House
Sarabandy 24c, 02-868 Warsaw, Poland
e-mail: a.zielinska@nk.com.pl
ph. + 48 22 643 93 89
fax + 48 22 643 70 28
Books
Ewa and Paweł Pawlak’s Small Atlas of Birds

Ewa and Paweł Pawlak’s Small Atlas of Birds

Ewa and Paweł, who are both well-known illustrators, describe the winged residents of their garden in this amazing bird book. They use breathtaking watercolours and pictures made out of colourful rags to tell us about tree sparrows, blackbirds, magpies, long-tailed tits, goldfinches, jays, woodpeckers, starlings, greenfinches, nuthatches… the world conjured up by Ewa and Paweł is full of poetry and humour. It will surely encourage all of us readers, children and grown-ups alike, to create...read more
boardbook
age: 2-10
Numbers and Colours

Numbers and Colours

This book can be read from both ends. One end tells us about the adventures of Gustav the Rabbit, the other takes us on a journey with Leonora the Sheep. Both stories lead us to the inside of the book, where the two heroes meet. The two plucky characters bravely trudge through thick grass and stormy seas with a single focus in mind: for the youngest readers to familiarise themselves with colours and the numbers from 1 to 10. Funny rhymes, happy adventures and plenty of details make exploring...read more
boardbook
age: 2-3
How Children Change the World. Tasks and Trivia

How Children Change the World. Tasks and Trivia

Katarzyna Sowula

Do you know who invented International Children’s Day? Or what a Spanish infantas (meaning princesses) wore? What did children play with in the past? What do little residents of the Arctic eat? Can children earn money? Have kids always had to go to school? When was a girl the king of Poland? What does it mean to “throw the baby out with the bathwater"? Who was the greatest musical child genius? Find the answers to these and many other questions in this amazing book about children. Apart...read more
hardcover
age: 4-10
A Year in Wonderland

A Year in Wonderland

Have you ever wondered what life in Wonderland might be like? Do Little Red Riding Hood, wizards, wolves, gnomes, dragons, princesses and brave knights all live there? What do they do all year round? We’d like to take you on a wonderful journey full of surprises and incredible encounters with fairy tale characters. You will also meet Vaudeville the Page, a creature of impeccable elegance and unmatched talent for gardening, out-of-this-world Aquarius and Count de von Sal, who introduces...read more
boardbook
age: 2-6
rights sold to:Ukraine
A Year in the Countryside

A Year in the Countryside

Here is Bessie and Peter Listek’s small agritouristic farm. They are helped in their everyday work in the fields and the farmyard by their children Timmy, Maya, Frank, and by Grandma and Henry. There are animals resident there too: in the barn there is a cow, a horse, sheep and pigs, in the kennel there’s a dog, cats frolic in the shed (where grain, hay and straw are stored) and a cockerel, hen and chicks live in the coop. The family are often visited by Jenny Mulberry (who goes everywhere...read more
boardbook
age: 2-6
rights sold to:Germany
Mathematical Pizza

Mathematical Pizza

Who fancies a delicious piece of mathematical pizza? Anna Ludwicka, a mathematician and graphic designer in one, has created a book full of trivia and fascinating tasks. It will convince any child that maths can be great fun and perhaps even… an artistic discipline. Readers will have the opportunity to draw a binary tree, create a picture with dice, design a mathematical carpet, lead a snail along a Mobius strip, and, finally, think up an impossible object.read more
activity book
age: 6-14
rights sold to:ChinaRussia
How Does It Work? Animals

How Does It Work? Animals

Klara loves animals and wants to know everything there is to know about them. In the future she wants to become a biologist or a vet, or a zoo technician, or a forester, or an animal psychologist, or a pet sitter… It’s so hard to make a decision! For now she spends every free moment she has finding out new things. Her grandad tirelessly helps Klara out and patiently answers any questions she has with the aid of his funny pictures. Why do dogs leave wet paw prints? Why do pigs wallow in mud?...read more
hardcover
age: 4-10
rights sold to:ChinaCzech RepublicRussiaUkraineSlovakia
Around the World

Around the World

This is an amazing story about two round-the-world trips. You read about one of them vertically and about the other horizontally… Thanks to the book’s “accordion" construction you can read it page by page, or, as we would recommend, you can spread the book out on the floor and follow the characters’ adventures step by step. The first journey (East to West) is undertaken by a friendly family who want to visit the world’s most popular landmarks! Sometimes it will prove difficult to...read more
hardcover
age: 6-10
rights sold to:ChinaCzech RepublicFrance
City in the Clouds. City Underground.

City in the Clouds. City Underground.

Special Agent Timmy says: THIS IS NOT A NORMAL BOOK! It’s an accordion book that you can read one page after another like a traditional book, or you can spread the whole thing out to form a map – or rather two maps, because here we find a panorama of two cities: sky-high on one side of the accordion and underground on the other. See which way of travelling around these unusual cities suits you best! Regardless of which you choose, don’t forget about the mission Timmy must complete and...read more
hardcover
age: 6-10
rights sold to:China
Adventure Seekers. The Magic Ring

Adventure Seekers. The Magic Ring

Prick up your ears, prop up your tails. Move close to the fire as the storm outside rages. Ruffle your whiskers and listen up – My magical ballad unfolds on these pages. Here are our three heroes, revelers like yourselves. In their hearts a love of adventure burns. They’d blindly walk right into great trouble Not expecting a penny in return. One of them walks around literally blindly He’s a bat, so his eyesight is shady indeed. The second’s a bison from a wild forest And the third is a...read more
hardcover
age: 4-10
rights sold to:China