Sergei Chistobaev


Чистобаев, Сергей  Валерьевич


Художники детской книги СССР 1945-1991


Artists of the Children's book of the USSR 1945-1991

St. Petersburg: Knizhnii Mir, 2017- to date



This series of publications is dedicated to the artists of the children's book of the USSR from 1945 to 1991. Reference material is listed alphabetically by the artists' last names. The aim of this encyclopaedia is to show as fully as possible the legacy of book artists and illustrators There are many reproductions of book covers, illustrations, decorative elements, original drawings, as well as portraits and biographies of the artists. To date 6 (out of 12) volumes have been published. The editor-in-Chief is the academic Sergei V. Chistobaev, professor of art and art history at the St. Petersburg Art Academy.


2017 volume 1


2018 volume 2

2019 volume 3

2019 volume 4



2020 volume 5

2021 volume 6

2021 volume 7