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. In her psychological novels for children, she combines serious themes with a pleasantly light writing style, appreciated both by critics and by juries of young readers. She also writes plays and songs.