FLEMISH JURY

May 18, 2009

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Mother Number Zero has been nominated by the Flemish jury for Children’s Books and Young Adult Literature. The selection was made by grown-ups. The books will now be read by 4 to 16-year-olds, who are to choose the prize-winners in May 2010. Mother Number Zero was nominated in the category 10-12 yrs.

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KINDER- UND JUGENDBUCHMESSE

May 14, 2009

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From May 14 to 16 I am attending the Europäische Kinder- und Jugendbuchmesse (European Children’s Book Fair) in Saarbrücken. The motto is ‘Books build bridges’ and this year’s theme is ‘ganz philosophisch’ (‘ever so philosophical’). The elaborate programme features readings by authors from various European countries and a wide range of activities.
On Friday 15 I will read from Tote Maus für Papas Leben.
More information here.
Interview in the Saarbrücker Zeitung here.