Jenny Dalenoord

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Jenny Dalenoord receives the Jacob Maris Award (1955)

Jenny Johanna Dalenoord (June 17, 1918 – October 25, 2013) was a Dutch illustrator, graphic designer, watercolorist and cartoon artist. Dalenoord illustrated more than 180 children's books throughout her career.[1] Some of her most notable works include the illustrations for "Wiplala" by Annie M. G. Schmidt in 1957, "Padu is gek" by Miep Diekmann in 1957, and "Gideons reizen" by Anna Rutgers van der Loeff in 1960.[1][2] Dalenoord and Schmidt shared the prize for "Best Children's Book" in 1957 for their work on "Wiplala".[2] She also illustrated Dutch children's magazines, including Jippo, Okki, and Kris Kras.[2][1] In addition to her work in children's literature, Dalenoord designed a series of children's postage stamps in 1952.[2]

In 1982, Dalenoord was awarded the Zilveren Penseel (Silver Prize) for her work on "Muis, Mol en Rat."[1][2]

Dalenoord was born in Cirebon, Dutch East Indies, in 1918. She died in Soest, Netherlands, on October 25, 2013, at the age of 95.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Jenny Dalenoord (95) overleden". Netherlands Public Broadcasting. 2013-10-25. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Jenny Dalenoord (95) overleden". 2013-10-25. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 

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