Owner Lona opened the international children’s book store Fabelwelt in 2012 after having conceived of the idea in a friend’s backyard. Fabelwelt caters to the international community in Vienna, local bilingual families and everyone who loves great illustration and storytelling. They offer children's books available in 20 different languages including French, Russian, Japanese, Spanish and Swedish, just to name a few. Along with being a bookstore, Fabelwelt also offers workshops and readings with international authors and illustrators, making it a real hub for art and literature. Be sure to visit the shop’s website to keep yourself posted on their ongoing events. Lona believes that, “books open up worlds,” and that everybody has the right to education, and Fabelwelt reflects her beliefs. In the back of the shop there is a large reading area that invites children and grown-ups alike to lounge and browse any of the hundreds of books for sale. One of the owner’s favorite recent books is Der Yark, a book from France about a child-eating monster who only likes to devour good children, and experiences indigestion with the bad ones. According to Lona, there is nothing more beautiful than reading to children, and children that are read to are happy children.Show lessRead more

    Schleifmühlgasse 6-8 , Vienna


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    U1 (Taubstummengasse)
    U4 (Kettenbrückengasse)

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