Book
English

Brothers

Ted van Lieshout (author), Lance Salway (translator)
Target audience:
15 years and up
Genre:
Title
Brothers / Ted van Lieshout ; transl. by Lance Salway
Author
Ted van Lieshout
Translator
Lance Salway
Language
English
Original language
Dutch
Original title
Gebr.
Publisher
London: Collins, 2001
154 p.
ISBN
0-00-711231-9

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Availability in Flemish libraries

About Ted van Lieshout

CC BY 3.0 - Image by Ted van Lieshout (self portrait)

Ted van Lieshout (born 21 December 1955) is a Dutch poet and writer of children's literature. He has won numerous awards for his work.

Early life

Van Lieshout was born in 1955 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Van Lieshout studied Beeldende Kunsten en Vormgeving between 1975 and 1980 at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Until 1990 he was part-time teacher at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. After graduating van Lieshout made drawings for the newspaper NRC Handelsblad as well as magazines such as Avenue and Blauw Geruite Kiel, the youth magazine of Vrij Nederland. He also contributed to the television shows Het Klokhuis and Sesamstraat. He became a full-time writer in 1990.

Career

In 1995, he won the Gouden Griffel award for his book Begin een torentje van niks. This was the first time this awar…Read more on Wikipedia