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De twaalf rovers

Paul Biegel (author), Peter Vos (illustrator)
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Target audience:
12-14 years and up
Paul Biegel op de website van Holland: www.uitgeverijholland.nl

Hoog boven in de bergen woonden twaalf rovers in een rovershol, een uur diep en volgespijkerd met goudstukken. Elke morgen joegen ze vanuit het gouden schattenhol op hun twaalf paarden de berghelling af om reizigers en rijkaard uit te schudden.
Subject
Rovers
Title
De twaalf rovers / Biegel, Paul ; ill. van Vos, Peter
Author
Paul Biegel
Illustrator
Peter Vos 1935-2010
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Haarlem: Holland, 1994 | Other editions
94 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-251-0190-9

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 14 times in Flemish libraries

About Paul Biegel

Paulus Johannes "Paul" Biegel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈpʌulʏs joːˈɦɑnəs ˈpʌul ˈbiɣəl]; 25 March 1925 – 21 October 2006) was a successful and prolific Dutch writer of children's literature.

Biography

Paul Biegel was born in Bussum in 1925. His father, Hermann Biegel, was of German descent, and owned a building materials shop. With his wife Madeleine Povel-Guillot he had nine children, six girls and three boys, of which Paul was the youngest. He wasn't a prolific reader as a child, preferring to play outside. His favourite books where the fairy tales of the brothers Grimm and the works of Jules Verne. He studied in Bussum (primary school) and Amsterdam, graduating in 1945.

His first story, De ontevreden kabouter ("The unhappy gnome"), written when he was 14 years old, was printed in the newspaper De Tijd. He wanted t…Read more on Wikipedia