Marina and Sergey Dyachenko’s THE LAST CENTAUR was proclamed “the best book for children and young adults” of the previous year and got Alisa Award at the Russia major national convention RosCon at March 29, 2013.
Rosman Publishing House, the publisher of the book, highlighted the news on their website:
THE LAST CENTAUR began the Dyachenkos’ touching and romantic trilogy about a kind and wise centaur Sebastian who has lost his people and is looking for friends among people and animals. It was published by Rosman in September 2012 and has won the warm affection of readers and critics. During the award ceremony, Sergey Dyachenko announced that the second book in the series had already been finished and the writers were working on the final book. “We do not know how the story will end yet, but this award has inspired us to explore something unprecedented” – said Sergey with the award in his hands.
Congratulations to Sergey and Marina Dyachenko on receiving the prize! The continuation of Sebastian’s story will be available to readers this autumn!
Other children’s books include Balloon Fish, The Giraffe and the Panda, and Stories for Staska. More about them and illustrations coming soon!