Enne Koens

Enne Koens (b. 1974) made her debut in 2007 with the adult novel Tot alles gezegd is (Until Everything Is Said). In 2011, she wrote the YA novel Vogel (Bird). With her award-winning Sammie en opa (Sammy and Grandpa), she focused on younger readers for the first time. She also writes plays and songs.

Hotel Bonbien

Hotel Bonbien

(Luitingh-Sijthoff, 2015, 192 pages)

After the fabulous Sammie en opa (Sammy and Grandpa, 2013), Hotel Bonbien is Enne Koens’ second brilliant book for readers of eight and up. This is a warm and appealing story about ten-year-old Siri, who is worried that her parents, who run a roadside hotel on the N19 trunk road in France, are heading for divorce.

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