Children’s Book Dormouse George’s World of Wonders presented in North Macedonia


Promotion of the ecological book for children by Montenegrin writer Žarko Vučinić “Dormouse George’s World of Wonders “, published in Macedonian language was held at the elementary schools “Kočo Racin” in Prilep and “Braka Miladinovci” in the village of Zvan, Demir Hisar, North Macedonia.

The aim of this event is to promote the ecological awareness in North Macedonia via children book and to spread lesson learned from actions implemented in Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2016. The book promotes beautiful location of Tara Canyon and Proscenje Mountains as well as rural development/nature-based tourism in North of Montenegro. Several legends and traditional way of living in North Montenegro highlands are described in the book „Dormouse George’s World of Wonders“. In addition, it promotes Montenegrin children writers and its work.

Translation, publishing and distribution of books to children from Macedonian was supported within the project: “Diversification of economic activities in rural areas of South East Europe through value chain development” implemented by SWG RRD in partnership with GIZ.