Dinko Kadi- author

Almost ten years ago little pup came into our lives. His first instinct was to run around with his clumsy feet and search entire apartment. He is family companion ever since and our pack got bigger meanwhile. I’ve been avid short stories writer long before Oscar came into my life. Professionally, I’m an editor in technology magazine, ex TV journalist and with breef career in daily newspapers and radio. When my family expanded, one of the best ways of bonding with my son was reading. World of children books and picturebooks lured me, and step by step the idea for Adventures of Oscar the Beagle came, partly because our beagle hound is full of inspiration. Sometimes mischievous, sometimes adventurous, never boring. Real life experiences with dears and rabbits, wondering off, endless play time became basis for a series of books. Entering the world of children literature changed my perspective on writing process. It’s experience I would recommend to every aspiring writer.

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Tom Skerlets – Illustrator

Tom web_o autorimaTom Skerlets is an acknowledged Croatian illustrator, writer and designer. He wrote many science fiction short stories for domestic collections and webzines, as well as many comic book scripts. He is best known for doing comic stories about famous Croatian athletes, Janica Kostelić and Goran Ivanišević. Tom primarily illustrates children books and picture books. He is the official illustrator for “The bear detectives” children book series. Somewhere along the way his path crossed with Dinko, and their similar interests blend together in creating world of Oscars adventures. Oscar the Beagle and other characters came alive under Tom’s magic pen. professionally, he works as a designer in a German animal food corporation, but also for many other clients.

You can check Tom’s portfolio here.

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