“The Mole’s Story-The Adventures of Mole Entering the City” is a book published by Relay Publishing House in 2003. The authors are Zdenek Miller and J.A. Novotny. This book tells the story of Little Mole who had to live in the city due to the destruction of the forest. After some twists and turns, he returned to the forest.
他的第一部影片《鼹鼠做裤子（How the Mole Got His Trousers）》1957年首度在意大利威尼斯影展中获得最高奖，并陆续在世界各地十多个国家获奖。
The trees in the forest have been cut down, the beautiful forest is gone, the little mole, the rabbit and the hedgehog have no homes, all for the purpose of building a city. Three good friends came to the city and experienced many thrills. Later, three swans flew from the sky and brought them back to the forest, ending this city adventure. Mole is full of love and yearning for nature. Let us walk into nature and enjoy the fragrance of flowers and green grass in the forest.
About the Author
Zdeněk Miler was born in Czechoslovakia in 1921 and graduated from Prague Polytechnic University. He is a multi-talented painter, graphic artist, and cartoon producer. The films he produced have been widely acclaimed all over the world and won many awards.
His first film “How the Mole Got His Trousers” first won the highest award at the Venice Film Festival in Italy in 1957, and successively won awards in more than ten countries around the world.
Over the years, the adventure story of Little Mole has been deeply loved by children, and the series of picture books with Little Mole as the protagonist have been highly praised all over the world.
Among all Miller’s artistic activities, the most important thing is to participate in the production of cartoons, which also affects his illustration technique and style. He uses keen brushstrokes and soft, poetic colors to cleverly show another unique style of picture books, with the visual effect of cartoon continuous action.
“The Mole’s Story” inherits the realistic tradition of Czech classic children’s literature, and at the same time has the elegant style of humor, exaggeration and lyricism. A classic handed down for generations of readers.