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Vytautė Genovaitė Žilinskaitė (born December 13 , 1930, Kaunas ) is a Lithuanian prose writer, humorist, and children's literature writer.

Awards

  • 1965: Vincas Mickevičius-Kapsukas Prize by the Lithuanian Union of Journalists for "Mano neapykanta stipresnė" ["My hatred is stronger: a documentary about the activities of the Raseiniai underground communist youth organization"]
  • 1972: Lithuanian SSR State Prize for the best humorous work
  • 1979: Lithuanian SSR State Prize for the best children's book Robotas ir peteliškė [The Robot and the Butterfly]
  • 1996/1997: Best Children's and Adolescent Book of 1996 and IBBY Lithuania Chapter Award (1997) for Tiputapė
  • 2000/2001: Best Children's and Adolescent Book of 2001 and IBBY Lithuania Chapter Award (2001) for Nebijokė
  • 2005: Knight's Cross of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas
  • 2007: IBBY Lithuania Chapter Award (for Kintas)
  • 2007: Children's Literature Prize (for Kintas)
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