21.08.2019 Literature, News

Polish books in Eurotoolbox 2019/20

Great international resource collection for schools

The journey begins…

The Eurotoolbox 2019/20 is ready! Give your readers and pupils the opportunity to discovermore of the Polish language and culture. With the Eurotoolbox, you will have the resources at hand to work on various subjects, with 60 odd authentic and popular books.

This new collection includes books for children and young adults in seven European languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish and Spanish.

All books have two things in common: they all represent exceptional literature in their original language, chosen by an expert team from each countries. The books also all include one (or more) book that reflects this year’s theme: the Environnement .

From September the box will be traveling from schools to public libraries throughout the country. Would you like to host the box in your library? Then get in touch with us!

How to book this year’s collection:

You can borrow the exhibition for 2 – 4 weeks at a time. To book a time slot, please contact Mariella Riccobono at the Italian Cultural Institute.



Special Theme 2019: Environment
Lolek by Adam Wajrak, illustrated by Mariusz Andryszczyk

Children’s Books (5+)
Jaki znak twój? Wierszyki na dalsze 100 lat niepodległości by Michał Rusinek, illustrated by Joanna Rusinek
A ja nie chcę być księżniczką by Grzegorz Kasdepke, illustrated by Emilia Dziubak
Mirabelka by Cezary Harasimowicz, illustrated by Marta Kuczewska
Alfabet niepodległości by Anna Skowrońska, illustrated by Joanna Gębal
Nić Ariadny. Mity i labirynty by Jan Bajtlik

Books for Teenagers (12+)
Tabletki na dorosłość by Dorota Suwalska, illustrated by Marta Ruszkowska
Fluff by Natalia Osińska, illustrated by Marcin Andryszczyk
Leo i czerwony automat by Marcin Szczygielski, illustrated by Dorota Wojciechowska-Danek
Jak ziarnka piasku by Joanna Jagiełło
Szeptane by Paweł Beręsewicz

Project organised and supported by CILIP The library and information association, Goethe-Institut London, Instituto Camões Portugal, Instituto Cervantes Londres, Institut français UK, Istituto Italiano di Cultura Londra, and Polish Cultural Institute in London as part of the Eurolis collective.

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