Author of children’s books and the Creator of Cheburashka was 80 years old
Writer Eduard Uspenskie: TASS, Yuri Belinsky
Writer Eduard Uspensky died in Moscow at the age of 80 years, reported to “Interfax” on Tuesday informed source.
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“Eduard Nikolaevich died,” he said. According to the source, this happened in the house of the writer in the “new” Moscow.
Eduard Uspensky was born in Moscow region in 1937. Trained as an engineer at the Moscow aviation Institute, assumption became famous as a children’s writer and author of scripts for cartoons. Among the popular characters, invented — Crocodile Gena and Cheburashka, the cat Matroskin, Uncle Fyodor, postman Pechkin, dog Ball, balls brothers, the Warranty men.
In 2010, the assumption was the winner of the award in the name of Korney Chukovsky in the nomination “For outstanding creative achievements in the domestic children’s literature”. His works have been translated into more than 25 languages.
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