Dzhavad Aftahovich Tardzhemanov was born on July 8, 1920 in Kazan. He is widely known as the author of poems and stories for children. He successfully worked on the creation of popular science works of art. An ardent love for children, a careful and cordial attitude towards them determined all the writer's work. His best works are distinguished by sincerity, softness and warmth. This primarily explains their popularity among the youngest readers. Tardzhemanov was able to tell children about complex phenomena of nature and society, mysterious and incomprehensible things of the world around them, simply, intelligibly, convincingly and clearly. Since the sixties, Tardzhemanov has written not only for children but also for adults. He died in 1995 in Kazan.