Guus Kuijer

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Guus Kuijer (Dutch pronunciation: [ɣys ˈkœyər]; born 1 August 1942) is a Dutch author.[1] He wrote books for children and adults. He is best known for the Madelief series of children's books.[2] He won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from the Swedish Arts Council in 2012.[3] He was one of five finalists for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2008.[4] Kuijer was born in Amsterdam.[5]

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  1. "Guus Kuijer". Retrieved 27 March 2010.
  2. "Guus Kuijer: Biography". Dutch Foundation for Literature. Retrieved 27 March 2010.
  3. "Almapriset till Guus Kuijer". Dagens Nyheter. 20 March 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2012.
  4. "2008". Hans Christian Andersen Awards. International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). With contemporary material including the 31 March 2008 press release. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  5. (in Dutch) Kuijer, Guus, Digital Library for Dutch Literature, 2007. Retrieved 8 November 2011.

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