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Koos Meinderts
Born 20 January 1953 (1953-01-20) (ageĀ 68)
The Hague, Netherlands
Occupation Writer
Language Dutch
Notable awards

Koos Meinderts (born 20 January 1953) is a Dutch writer of children's literature.

Career

Meinderts made his debut in 1983 with the children's book Mooi meegenomen.

In 2016, he won the Boekenleeuw for his book De zee zien.

In 2017, he won the Gouden Griffel for his book Naar het noorden.

Meinderts won the Vlag en Wimpel award three times: in 2003 for the book Keizer en de verhalenvader, in 2018 for the book Dag poes! together with Bette Westera, Sjoerd Kuyper, Hans Hagen and Monique Hagen and in 2019 for the book De schelmenstreken van Reinaert de Vos.

In 2019, his book De Club van Lelijke Kinderen (The Club of Ugly Children) was made into a movie by Jonathan Elbers.

Awards

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