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Sylvia Vanden Heede

Sylvia Vanden Heede (b. 1961) likes to look at life through an animal’s eyes. She is best known for her award-winning books for early readers about the characters of Fox and Hare, which she creates with the highly acclaimed Dutch illustrator Thé Tjong-Khing. The sharp characterization, the humour and the illustrations have made the Fox and Hare series a huge success. Vanden Heede has won many major awards for her work. Her books have been published in more than ten languages.

Photo © Johanna Vanden Heede