Born in 1921. Studied at Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Graduated in 1955. Practises illustration and painting. Awards: 1961 - 1st PTWK Prize for a Book for Children; 1965 - special prize at the Most Beautiful Book of the World International Exhibition, Frankfort on the Main, Germany; 1978 - prize at the International Art of Publishing Exhibition IBA, Leipzig, Germany; 1983 - the Prime Minister's award for art for children and youth; 2000 - honorary mention in the competition OW ZPAP Contemporary Polish Book Art (Warsaw); 2001 - Medal of the Polish IBBY Section for lifetime achievements. His credits include illustrations to more than 70 books.