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Margit Saluste


Margit Saluste (1964) is a children’s writer and illustrator. She graduated from the Tallinn Light Garment Technology School in clothing design and modelling, has studied at the Estonian Academy of Arts’ Open Academy, and has worked as a nursery art teacher. Saluste has written 12 books for toddlers, illustrated works by herself and others, and regularly contributes to the children’s magazine Mesimumm. She expertly expands children’s worldviews by explaining things in an easy-to-understand way – be it introducing professions, describing climate phenomena, or detailing the wide range of human emotion.



Illustrator: Margit Saluste
2023, 32 pp
ISBN: 9789985050293
picturebook, fiction

How Big Is Little?

Illustrator: Margit Saluste
2020, 47 pp
ISBN: 9789985044391
non-fiction, picturebook
5 Best Designed Estonian Children’s Books, Certificate of Merit, Prize of the Estonian Children’s Literature Centre (Pookie-Boo)