Enne Koens

Enne Koens (b. 1974) made her debut in 2007 with the adult novel Tot alles gezegd is (Until Everything Has Been Said, publ. Podium). In 2011, this was followed by her YA novel Vogel (Bird). Sammie en opa (Sammie and Grandpa) is her first book aimed at young children. She also writes plays and songs.

Sammie and Grandpa

Sammie and Grandpa

Grandpas in children’s books are usually sweet little old men who enjoy having philosophical chats with their grandchildren. Nine-year-old Sam’s grandpa is a very different kind of grandfather, and that’s a real breath of fresh air.

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