Th Old Lion Publishing, which received The Best Book of Zaporizhzhia Book Toloka Award 2016, donated the money reward to supplement the funds of Zaporizhzhia libraries. 

Now, 32 new books of The Old Lion Publishing await the book lovers in the reading rooms of Zaporizhzhia Regional Universal Scientific Library and Zaporizhzhia Regional Library for Youth.

Looking back

The Old Lion Publishing won the Grand Prix for its illustrated encyclopedia Franko from A to Z. The book was originated by Natalia and Bogdan Tyholoz, and designed by Roman Romanishyn and Andrii Lesiv (creative workshop Agrafka). As the first prize the publishing house received the money reward from the charity fund Fond Dobrykh Sprav.

In addition, The Old Lion Publishing has got ten victories in four nominations of ZBT 2016, including The Best Ukrainian Fiction, The Best Translation, The Best Children’s Book, The Best Ukrainian Poetry.

This was the second time the publisher from Lviv participated in Zaporizhzhia Book Toloka Festval. Over 2016, a range of creative events was held in Zaporizhzhia involving authors of The Old Lion Publishing. Among them were literary readings for kids within  the family festivals Knyholissia, literary meetings with Bogdan Logvynenko, Kostiantyn Grubych, and others.

(Photo by Serhyi Lavrov)