Whoa...I am in LOVE with V. Jarmut! That is some seriously damaged sci-fi psychedelia...exactly what I needed...Grazie...R.
squirming for sure. wOw!
so bizarre and amazing. this rules.
cool! thanks for posting!
I have read every single one of these as a kid. I grew up a broken man, much like the rest of my compatriots.
And, not to be missed, the animated version of Suur Tõll:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0mTEVlJgC8http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66yi_zT7j9I(Apologies for double-posting.)
That post has certainly brightened up a dreary grey day. Excellent stuff :)
Thank you all! Fushi, that's wild that you read all these growing up. I had some intense books as a kid but nothing this intense. Thanks also for the links to the cartoon version! I posted it on my tumblr and will likely embed it in this post.
Could anyone give an indication of what's going on in Timbu Limbu ?
What a wicked treat...what fabulous colors and designs! Many thanks and happy New Year!
my favourite blog the russian anatomy drawings and protractor head are amazingthankyou for uploading these and may you long continue to unearth such wonderful treasures
Timbu Limbu is about a doll, who goes to a journey to find out why the snowmill has stopped making snow.yes, we had interesting interesting childrens books in Estonia.
I am glad you managed to put this together, Will. A magnificent post!
If you are interested in Estonian psychedelic children books, then you cannot overlook this onehttp://monsterbrains.blogspot.com/2006/09/vello-vinn-here-is-another-amazing.html
Amazing! Thanks Margus.
Oh, such nostalgia!But I prefer different kind of illustrations myself (what Wiiralt did for Juhan Jik stories, for example:http://www.flickr.com/photos/51174022@N03/4733636708/; http://www.flickr.com/photos/51174022@N03/4732995137/; http://www.flickr.com/photos/51174022@N03/4733635786/ )
domficfan, thanks so much. Maybe I can include them in a sequel!
I would spend my summers in Estonia until I was 6 years of age. I did not speak or read the language but I had and still have the Juri Arrak books. The illustrations of Panga-rehe Jutud wer particularly enthralling. Can anyone tell me what that book is about?