The Golden and Silver Brush Awards in the Netherlands - The world of children's books

The International Library of Children's Literature (ILCL) announces an exhibition entitled "The Golden and Silver Brush Awards in the Netherlands - The world of children's books" to be held at the ILCL from March 6 to July 15, 2018.

In this exhibition, you can see the world of children's books in the Netherlands through the prize-winning works and award-winning authors and illustrators of the several awards, including the Gouden Griffel and the Gouden Penseel which are the most prestigious awards in the Netherlands.

This exhibition includes mainly the prize-winning Griffel and Penseel works before 1999 in the first period (March 6 – May 15), and the prize-winning works of those after 2000 in the second period (May 17 – July 15).

Examples of the books on display

From the left:

  • Neko no Minusu, written by Annie M.G. Schmidt and illustrated by Carl Hollander, translated by Yumi Nishimura, Tokuma Shoten 2000
  • Bokke, written and illustrated by Harriët van Reek, translated by Etsuko Nozaka, Sakuhokusha 2006
  • Kobuta no shita koto, written by Mireille Geus, translated by Etsuko Nozaka, Asunaroshobo 2010
  • Mausu manshon : Samu to Yuria, created and written by Karina Schaapman, photographed by Ton Bouwer, translated by Rieko Naito, Media Factory (KADOKAWA) 2011
  • Itsumo itsumademo issho ni : Poreke no shakariki shishunki, written by Guus Kuijer, translated by Etsuko Nozaka, illustrated by YUJI, Fukuinkan Shoten 2012
The Golden and Silver Brush Awards in the Netherlands - The world of children's books
Date First period: March 6, 2018 (Tue.) to May 15, 2018 (Tue.)
Second period: May 17, 2018 (Thu.) to July 15, 2018 (Sun.)
Closed Mondays, National holidays (except Children's Day on May 5) and the third Wednesday of every month (for refiling)
Hours 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Venue Brick Building 3F Museum, International Library of Children's Literature (Ueno Park) [ACCESS]
Admission Free