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“The Magic Pillows”, Eugene Trivizas

12.12.2017 in Arts & Culture

“The Magic Pillows”, Eugene Trivizas     Athens, Greece has been selected as World Book Capital 2018 by UNESCO. In celebration of this designation, we’re sharing some of our favourite authors and books.   For the unfortunate citizens of “Ouranopolis”, King Arpatilaos is on the rather nasty side. He only cares about his twelve crowns (one for each month!) and the jewels that decorate them. He is particularly scornful of all holidays and happy occasions and uses his crow feather to write laws that ensure his subordinates work in the city’s jewel-mines undistracted! The King bans the Carnival, birthday parties,…