Edward van de Vendel

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Edward van de Vendel
Edward van de Vendel (2009)
Edward van de Vendel (2009)
Born (1964-08-01) 1 August 1964 (age 54)
Leerdam, Netherlands
Notable awards

Edward van de Vendel (1 August 1964) is a Dutch writer of children's literature.

Early life[edit]

Van de Vendel was born in 1964 in Leerdam, Netherlands.[1] He worked as a teacher for several years before becoming a full-time writer in 2001.[1]

Career[edit]

Van de Vendel made his poetry debut in 1996 with Betrap me.[1]

In 2001 Van de Vendel published Wat rijmt er op puree?, the Kinderboekenweekgeschenk, a publication on the occasion of the annual Boekenweek (Dutch Book Week).[1]

In 2004 he won the Woutertje Pieterse Prijs together with Fleur van der Weel for the book Superguppie.[1][2] In 2016 he also won the Woutertje Pieterse Prijs together with Martijn van der Linden for the book Stem op de okapi.[3][4]

His books have been illustrated by various illustrators, including Alice Hoogstad, Fleur van der Weel, Martijn van der Linden, Sebastiaan Van Doninck and Sylvia Weve.[1]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f van der Pennen, Wilma. "Edward van de Vendel" (in Dutch). Lexicon van de jeugdliteratuur (1982 - 2014) - Digital Library for Dutch Literature. Archived from the original on 1 May 2019. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Woutertje Pieterse Prijs 2004" (in Dutch). woutertjepieterseprijs.nl. Archived from the original on 16 January 2019. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Woutertje Pieterse Prijs 2016" (in Dutch). woutertjepieterseprijs.nl. Archived from the original on 16 January 2019. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
  4. ^ de Veen, Thomas (16 May 2016). "Woutertje Pieterse Prijs voor Stem op de okapi" (in Dutch). nrc.nl. Archived from the original on 26 January 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  5. ^ de Veen, Thomas (19 June 2019). "'Vosje' en 'Zeb.' kanshebber voor Gouden Griffel én Penseel" (in Dutch). NRC Handelsblad. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Juryrapport - Griffels, Penselen en Vlag en Wimpels 2019" (PDF) (in Dutch). CPNB. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 26 June 2019.

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