Eduard Uspensky was born in the USSR in 1937. The book “Uncle Fedya, His Dog, and His Cat” was published in 1974 in Russian language and in 1975 in Finnish language. Criticism of life in the Soviet Union was obstructing Uspensky’s career development as a writer. Nevertheless, the total of 7 witty books about Uncle Fedya were published.
Illustrator – Gennadiy Kalinovsky
Translator into Finnish - Martti Anhava
Writer Hannu Mäkelä introduced us to Uspensky's life in his book "Eetu, a journey to the world of Eduard Uspensky" (Helsinki: Tammi, 2008).