Sjoerd Kuyper

Sjoerd Kuyper (1952) has written various stories for television and more than forty books, many of which have won awards and several where turned into motion pictures. Famous titles include The Pocket Knife, which was also filmed and received fourteen awards, among them an Emmy.

In 2012 he was awarded the Theo Thijssen Prize for his body of work as a children’s author. Kuyper writes in a style that is poetic, clear and vivid and enters with ease into the emotional world of young children.

Books by Sjoerd Kuyper: