Today we would like to tell you a story about one of the first polish book for kids printed with pictures.It was written by Kornel Makuszyński in 1933.This book is about somersault . He's name Matołek. In polish „matołek” means someone who is not very smart. Matołek heard that somewhere is a town when you can shoe a goats.This town names Pacanów. He was looking this town for all over the world and he had many adventures.
We guess that in Poland everyone knows a book „120 adventures of Somersault Matołek”. It' all written with rhymes.
In 1967 made a fairy tale in tv about Matołek. As an old films this fairy tales does not have any dialogs only music.You can watch it here:
Do You know that Pacanów is really exist in Poland? Couple days ago we went there for a trip .
This town is an European Capitol Of Fairy Tales . You can meet there Somersault Matołek but not only. We went to the European museum of fairy tales. We met there a Little Red Riding Hood . She was our guide. First we had to put some special gnoms shoes. After that we went to a hole in a wall. And a Little Red Riding Hood gave us some magic cakes. When we ate it we became getting smaller and smaller and...
You can read more about Pacanów and museum here: http://www.stolica-bajek.pl/english.php
and see a video about this museum in english here: