The series "Tales for children", which is gradually being enriched with new publications, functions as additional material that supports the "Educational packs" and is addressed essentially at young children. The "Tales for chlidren", now also available to the general public as independent volumes, are based on folk tales and stories, as well as on traditional society's economic aspects and processes that relate directly to the PIOP Museums' themes. In other words, it concerns products such as olives and olive oil, materials such as marble and leather, their uses and their elaboration with respect to social needs. Consequently, the retelling of folk tales and their adaptation to contemporary situations is aimed at offering an insight into the pre-industrial production methods and traditional technology, such as waterpower, marble carving, etc.
Illustration-artistic design by Sofia Fortoma
Athens 2022, 32 pp.
The publication of the children’s book titled The notes that carved the marble by Ioannis Michail, with illustrations and artistic design by Sofia Fortoma, is related to the art of marble and the Museum of Marble Crafts in Pyrgos, Tinos.
Illustrations: Thanos Tsilis
Athens 2021, 64 p.
In the framework of the Commemoration of the 200-year anniversary of the 1821 Revolution by Piraeus Bank, the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP) presents the new book of tales titled Gunpowder for the Revolution by Sophia Kalantzakos, with illustrations by Thanos Tsilis.
A Book Free in the City (in Greek)
Illustrations: Despoina Andreou
Athens 2020, 34 p.
A book can take you on a travel anywhere. Yet, what happens when the book itself travels?
Hide and Seek (in Greek)
Illustrations: Konstantina Brinia
Athens 2019, 27 p., 8 ill.
A visit to a museum may not be just… a visit.
The Silver Belt (in Greek)
Illustrated by: Maria Bacha
Athens 2019, 64 p.
The Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation has published the children's book Η ασημένια ζώνη [The Silver Belt] by Charis Mega, illustrated by Maria Bacha, related to the art of silversmithing and the Silversmithing Museum in Ioannina.
The Silk Mansion (in Greek)
Illustration: Eleni Kotsoni
Athens 2017, 64p.
Built in the late 19th century, the Brikas Mansion overlooking Soufli’s “Mesochori” square still stands tall.
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