Guus Kuijer

Guus Kuijer is one of Holland's most celebrated children's authors. He debuted in the mid-1970s, and his five books about MADELIEF (Daisy) were an immediate success. He wrote POLLEKE (Polly) in 1999 and it won him both the Golden Pencil and the Dutch Critics' Prize. THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING is his first children's book to be published in the UK. Guus was nominated for the 2006 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.