About author

Iva Procházková was born in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia, in 1953. She spent most of her childhood in Prague. After graduating from J. Neruda grammar school, she could not go on to university for political reasons. She worked in various jobs, among others as a cleaner and a cook.

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Curriculum Vitae

Born 1953 in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. Has lived and worked in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic   1972 Graduation from Neruda Grammar School in Prague. Not allowed to enrol at…

List of awards and other distinctions

  The Summer Wears Donkey´s Ears * The book was on the 1985 List of Best German Children´s Books; it was also awarded The Prize of the Czech Publisher Albatros 1996. The Season of…