Henk Barnard

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Henk Barnard
Henk Barnard (1979)
Henk Barnard (1979)
Born(1922-08-08)8 August 1922
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died16 April 2003(2003-04-16) (aged 80)
Laren, Netherlands
OccupationWriter
LanguageDutch
NationalityDutch
Notable awards

Henk Barnard (8 August 1922, Rotterdam – 16 April 2003, Laren) was a Dutch writer of children's literature, journalist and television director.

Career[edit]

Between 1960 and 1962 Barnard worked as television director for the television series Pipo en het zingende zwaard and Pipo in Kaliefland. Barnard also worked on the series De proemel (1962) and Ja zuster, nee zuster between 1966 and 1968.[1]

In 1972 Barnard published the children's book De Marokkaan en de kat van tante Da (1972) for which he received the Gouden Griffel award a year later.[1] Barnard was also awarded the Gouden Griffel for his book Kon Hesi Baka / Kom gauw terug.[1] For his book Laatste nacht in Jeque Barnard received the Nienke van Hichtum-prijs in 1979.[1]

In 1974 Barnard wrote 2 is te veel, the Kinderboekenweekgeschenk on the occasions of the Boekenweek.

For his contributions to children's literature he received the Staatsprijs voor kinder- en jeugdliteratuur in 1982.[1][2]

Barnard's books were illustrated by his wife Reintje Venema and Fiel van der Veen.

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Lexicon van de jeugdliteratuur (1982-2014) - Henk Barnard" (in Dutch). Digital Library for Dutch Literature. Archived from the original on 23 March 2019. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Henk Barnard" (in Dutch). jeugdliteratuur.org. Archived from the original on 23 March 2019. Retrieved 23 March 2019.

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