Paul van Loon (born 17 April 1955) is a Dutch writer of children's literature. His best-known books are the series about Dolfje Weerwolfje and the series De Griezelbus (book series). A musical and a movie have also been made of both. The series Raveleijn also became one of his best known works after the appearance of a television series (Raveleijn (TV series)) and of an amusement park show in Efteling.
Van Loon has been working as a writer for over thirty years and has written more than a hundred books. Apart from the Netherlands and Belgium, his books have also been published in other countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Sweden, Spain, Japan and England.
In his youth, Van Loon was already interested in fantasy horror stories. He read the books of Tolkien, Bram Stoker, and H. P. Lovecraft, as well as stories about local sagas and legends such as H…Read more on Wikipedia