Ljubivoje Rsumovic was born in Ljubis, mountain Zlatibor, on the July 3rd 1939. Educated in Ljubis, Cajetina, Uzice and Belgrade, where he graduated in 1965. on the Language and Literature University, in Comparative Literature group. He started writing early, even in primary school, in Ljubis. His first poems were published while in secondary school, firstly in Uzice “News” and in “Literature news”. He published 72 books, mostly for children. He received many literary awards. His works have been translated into several foreign languages.