Peter van Gestel

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Peter van Gestel
Peter van Gestel in 1961
Peter van Gestel (1961)
Born(1937-08-03)3 August 1937
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died1 March 2019(2019-03-01) (aged 81)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Pen namePeter van Gestel, Sander Joosten
OccupationWriter
LanguageDutch
NationalityDutch
Notable awards
Years active1962–2019

Peter van Gestel (3 August 1937 – 1 March 2019)[1] was a Dutch writer. He was born in Amsterdam.

In 1976 he published the book Ver van huis under the pseudonym Sander Joosten.[2]

He made his debut in children's literature with Schuilen onder je schooltas in 1979.[1][3] He received the Vlag en Wimpel award for this book.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Linders, Joke (February 2007). "Lexicon van de jeugdliteratuur (1982–2014)" (in Dutch). Digital Library for Dutch Literature. Archived from the original on 23 February 2019. Retrieved 23 February 2019.
  2. van Bork, G.J. "Schrijvers en dichters (dbnl biografieënproject I)" (in Dutch). Digital Library for Dutch Literature. Archived from the original on 23 February 2019. Retrieved 23 February 2019.
  3. "Juryrapport Theo Thijssenprijs 2006" (in Dutch). Digital Library for Dutch Literature. Archived from the original on 23 February 2019. Retrieved 23 February 2019.

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