Thé Tjong-Khing

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Thé Tjong-Khing (1978)

Thé Tjong-Khing (Chinese: 鄭宗瓊; pinyin: Zhèng Zōngqióng; born August 4, 1933) is a Chinese-born Dutch children's book illustrator and writer. He was born in Purworedjo, Java.

He was a freelance illustrator providing illustration to many children's book authors such as van Guus Kuijer, Els Pelgrom, Sylvia Vanden Heede and Dolf Verroen. Tjong-Khing won the Gouden Penseel (Golden Brush) award three times, and in 2005 won the Woutertje Pieterse Prijs for his book Waar is de taart? (Where is the cake?).

In 2010 he won the Max Velthuijs-prijs (Max Velthuijs Prize).[1]

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  1. "Thé Tjong-Khing wint Max Velthuijs-prijs" (in Dutch). NU.nl. 13 April 2010. Archived from the original on 14 April 2019. Retrieved 14 April 2019.

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