(29 December 1925, Prague – 25 June 1992, Prague)
daughter of Josef Lada, Czech painter and illustrator
Her most famous illustrated books include “Alena Ladová to children” and “Boys, Girls and Stodulky”. She’s also written a book about her father called “My dad Josef Lada”, first published in 1963.
Her husband Jan Vrána (1919 – 1994) was in charge of organising exhibitions, editorial work and managing the legacy of Josef Lada. After his death, this job has been taken up by their son Josef Lada (*1960).