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Branko Ćopić
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Born (1915-01-01)1 January 1915
Hašani, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria-Hungary
Died 26 March 1984(1984-03-26) (aged 69)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
Resting place Alley of Distinguished Citizens, Belgrade New Cemetery
Occupation Novelist, short story writer

Branko Ćopić (1 January 1915 – 26 March 1984) was a Serbian and Yugoslav writer.

Remembered in former Yugoslavia as a writer of children stories.

Novels for children

  • Orlovi rano leteEagles Fly Early (1957),
  • Slavno vojevanje – Glorious Combat (1960) and
  • Bitka u Zlatnoj dolini – The Battle of Golden Valley

– these three are known as „Pionirska trilogija“ – The Pioneer Trilogy,

  • Magareće godine – "Donkey" Years (meaning: The Tough Teens);
  • Balada o ribaru i mačku – Ballad of the Fisherman and the Cat
  • Glava u klancu noge na vrancu – Head in the Col Legs on the Horse
  • Ježeva kućica – Hedgehog's House (1949)
  • Doživljaji mačka Toše – Adventures of Toscho the Cat
  • Bašta sljezove boje – The Marshmallow Color Garden
  • U carstvu medvjeda i leptirova – In the kingdom of bears and butterflies
  • Priče ispod zmajevih krila – The stories under the dragon's wings

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