Henna Goudzand Nahar
Henna Goudzand Nahar (b. 1953) was born in Suriname and settled in the Netherlands in the late 1980s. She worked as a Dutch teacher and wrote on a freelance basis for various magazines. In the 1990s, she began writing children’s books, such as De Bonistraat. Her picture book De stem van Bever, with illustrations by Jeska Verstegen, has been published in English, French and German. Goudzand Nahar has also written stories for the Dutch version of Sesame Street and novels for adults, such as Hele dagen in de regen (De Geus).