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Goeie ouwe George

Meg Rosoff (author), Georgien Overwater (illustrator), Jenny De Jonge (translator)
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Target audience:
6-8 years and up
Genre:
Het is crisis, thuis bij de familie Appeltje. Nadat moeder heeft besloten yogalessen te nemen, is het leven voor de rest van het gezin één ongeorganiseerde janboel. Er wordt geen eten meer klaargemaakt, de vuile was blijft liggen en de kinderen komen elke dag te laat op school. Totdat George in beeld komt, een op het oog wat passieve hond, die zijn organisatorische taken evenwel buitengewoon serie
Subject
Honden
Title
Goeie ouwe George
Author
Meg Rosoff
Illustrator
Georgien Overwater
Translator
Jenny De Jonge
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Good dog McTavish
Publisher
[Amsterdam]: Hoogland & Van Klaveren, © 2019
130 p. : ill.
ISBN
9789089673084 (hardback)

About Meg Rosoff

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Meg Rosoff (born 16 October 1956) is an American writer based in London, United Kingdom. She is best known for the novel How I Live Now (Puffin, 2004), which won the Guardian Prize, Printz Award, and Branford Boase Award and made the Whitbread Awards shortlist. Her second novel, Just in Case (Penguin, 2006), won the annual Carnegie Medal from the British librarians recognising the year's best children's book published in the UK.

Early life and education

Rosoff was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1956, into a Jewish family, the second of four sisters. She attended Harvard University from 1974-1977, then moved to London and studied sculpture at Saint Martin's School of Art. She returned to the United States to finish her degree in 1980, and later moved to New York City for 9 years, where she worked in publishing and advertising.

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