Joukje Akveld

Joukje Akveld

Joukje Akveld (b. 1974) is a writer and journalist and lives in South Africa. She writes picture books and non-fiction about animals and the human–wildlife conflict, such as 'Een aap op de wc' (2015) and 'Wij waren hier eerst' (2017), both of which won Zilveren Griffel awards. Akveld’s style is marked by her quirky and critical perspective and her sparkling use of language.

Children's books
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