Monday, July 31, 2023

Vladislav Krapivin

Vladislav Petrovich Krapivin (1938 –2020) was a Soviet and Russian children's books writer.

Krapivin has been a full-time writer since 1965. His first book, The Voyage of Orion, was printed by the Sverdlovsk Publishing House in 1962. Over the course of his literary career, Krapivin became the author of more than 200 publications, many of which have been translated.

In 1961 Vladislav Krapivin founded a youth group called "Caravel" with the main activities for the kids that of journalism, fencing, sailing and all things maritime.

"Caravel" exists to this day, led by its former graduates, wearing berets.

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