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Six books make chance on Woutertje Pieterse Award

Six books make chance on Woutertje Pieterse Award

Six books make chance awarded the Woutertje Pieterse prize, the Prize of 15,000 euros for the best original Dutch-language youth or children’s book.

Among the nominees are Monkey Bear Zebra Bette Westera and Henriette farmer’s dance, The ring of King Solomon of Lida Dijkstra and Martijn van der Linden and The largest and nicest beeldwoordenboek in the world of Tom Schamp.

The other three contenders are How Tortot are vissenhart lost by Benny Lindelauf and Ludwig Volbeda, On a morning early in the summer of Toon Tellegen and Sylvia Weve and Stella van Gerda Dendooven.

The jury chose these nominations from the full range of children’s and young adult titles that appeared in 2016. The announcement of the winner is on Saturday 8 april in Amsterdam.

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