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 Iva Procházková

Iva Procházková was born in the Czech part of Czechoslovakia in 1953; after living in Germany from 1986 to 1995 she then returned to Prague. She has been writing children’s books for many years. She was awarded the German Prize for Children’s Literature in 1989, and in 1997 was nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal. Her most recent books published by Sauerländer are Carolina — Ein knapper Lebenslauf (‘Carolina — A brief curriculum vitae’) and Elias und die Oma aus dem Ei (‘Elias and the granny who came out of the egg’).

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featured book:
We’ll Meet When Everyone’s Gone

Awards:

  • 1989 German Youth Literature Prize
  • 1993 Prize of „Albatros“, Prague Publishing House
  • 1993 Austrian Youth Literature Prize
  • 1993 Literary Award of the Association of German Female Physicians
  • 1994 Award for Children’s Literature of Northrhine-Westphalia
  • 1995 Anniversary Prize of Albatros, Prague
  • 1998 Czech Prize for Children’s Literature „Golden Band“
  • 1998 Nomination for Hans-Christian-Andersen-Prize
  • 2000 IBBY Certificate of Honour for Writing
  • 2007 Friedrich-Gerstäcker-Prize for Youth Literature

 
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