About us

“Žara” Publishers was founded 1995 in Vilnius and is now a well experienced company in book publishing.

Our main fields of activity are:

  • Original and translated fiction, non-fiction
  • Literary heritage
  • Books for children and young readers
  • Educational publishing, popular science literature
  • Scientific books (history, philosophy, computer science)
  • Dictionaries
  • Textbooks

“Žara” Publishers regularly participates at books fairs in Europe, presents its books in international exhibitions and collaborates with publisher world wide.

“Žara” won a high profile in publishing. Our books have various awards:

  • Town Seals of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania award Lithuanian national Science prix in 2000;
  • Song of Owl (rhymed mythology tale) illustrations awarded in Lithuania in 2001; IBBY Honor List 2004;
  • Silver Padlly (rhymed mythology tale) is the best children’s poetry book in 2002; IBBY Honor List 2004;
  • Well but not to well (collection of Lithuanian folk fairy tales) is the best children’s book in Lithuania 2002; the illustrations were awarded in Bologne, in 2001. The Otani Memorial Art Museum (Japan) uses the illustrations for postcards and letter pads;
  • Human’s Star is awarded the First Prize in Lithuania 2004;
  • A Biography of Infinity awarded by Ministry of Education with the Popular Science Literature Prix;
  • The Baby Devilkin and the Little Lark is the best children’s book in Lithuania 2006.

„Žara“ Publishers obtained the grant of European Commission (the programme Culture 2000), also of the governments of France, Portugal, Iceland and other foundations for literary translation projects.

Box 2699,
LT-03007 Vilnius,
E-mail: info@zara.lt
Tel./fax. +370 5 2729117