Éva Janikovszky

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Éva Janikovszky (Szeged, April 23, 1926 – Budapest, July 14, 2003) was a Hungarian writer.

She wrote novels for both children and adults, but she is primarily known for her children's books, translated into 35 languages.[1] Her first book was published in 1957. Among her most famous picture books are If I Were a Grown-Up and Who Does This Kid Take After?

She won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1973.


  1. ^ What Are Hungarian Books for Children Like Today?