A story for children, 2014 | Lith. “Gėlininkė”. Author Birute Mar; illustrations by Kristina Norvilaite, editor Janina Riskute.
“Flower-girl” is the winner of the second prize of the 1st National Children’s Literature Competition in Lithuania (2014), also nominated for “Children’s Book of the Year” at the National Book of the Year Competition (2015).
1st edition: published by the charity and support foundation “Let’s Enlighten Children” (children’s library), 2014, Vilnius, 96 pages. ISBN 978-609-95606-9-4
2nd edition: published by Kūrybos studija SOLO, 2020, Vilnius, 96 pages. ISBN 978-609-96178-0-0
Birute’s Mar book “Flower-girl” published in Georgia (translated to Georgian language by Nana Devidze), published by “Academic Press of Georgia”, 2022
“Flower-Girl” is the third book written for children by the writer and well-known actress Birute Mar (the previous ones include “Maria ir Pukelis” and “Princess Island” as younger readers enjoyed them). It’s a romantic story about a flower-girl, Leja, who lives in a small town and knows how to talk to flowers. One day, musician Amadeus arrives in town and Leja’s life begins to change…