Photo by Elena Ratner 

Roman Belyaev

Author and illustrator

Author and illustrator of the award-winning children’s books “How does a lighthouse work?” and “How does a bridge work?”. The books have been translated into English, German, French, Swedish, Italian and Chinese.

The third book in the engineering series, “How do windmills work?” was released in 2022.


Picture Books Blogger

Books for Keeps

Библиогид (russian)

1001 Outstanding International Picturebooks in Moscow

Галерея Самокат (russian)

Spiegel (german)

Süddeutsche Zeitung (german)

Teste fiorite (italian)

Corriere della Sera (italian)


Kate Greenway medal 2019 (nominated)

STEAM book prize 2019 (best information book)

Prix du livre d’architecture pour la jeunesse 2020 (nominated)

Prix Sorcières 2021 (nominated)

Peter Pan-priset 2021 (silver star award)

UKLA Book Awards 2022 (nominated)

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