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De leesomgeving : hoe volwassenen kinderen kunnen helpen van boeken te genieten

Aidan Chambers (author)

De leesomgeving : hoe volwassenen kinderen kunnen helpen van boeken te genieten

Title
De leesomgeving : hoe volwassenen kinderen kunnen helpen van boeken te genieten
Author
Aidan Chambers
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The reading environment
Publisher
Den Haag: Biblion, 2002
104 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-5908-034-3

About Aidan Chambers

Aidan Chambers (born 27 December 1934) is a British author of children's and young-adult novels. He won both the British Carnegie Medal and the American Printz Award for Postcards from No Man's Land (1999). For his "lasting contribution to children's literature" he won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002.

Life and work

Born near Chester-le-Street, County Durham in 1934, Chambers was an only child, and a poor scholar; considered "slow" by his teachers, he did not learn to read fluently until the age of nine. After two years in the Royal Navy as part of his National Service, Chambers trained as a teacher and taught for three years at Westcliff High School in Southend on Sea before joining an Anglican monastery in Stroud, Gloucestershire in 1960. His young-adult novel Now I Know (1987) is based partly on his experiences as a monk.

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