Herman Pieter de Boer

Herman Pieter de Boer


De Bruid: In a very special way the bride is being introduced to her father in law. Colorfully illustrated by Nanne Meulendijks with Dutch text.

Auhtor: Herman Pieter de Boer (1928-2014) was a Dutch writer, journalist and songwriter. He wrote poems, lyrics for radio and television and cabaret programs. Famous songs from his hand are 'Visite' (sung by Lenny Kuhr), 'Op een onbewoond eiland' and 'Ik heb zo waanzinnig gedroomd', wrtitten for 'Kinderen voor Kinderen'. De Boer also wrote the text 'Oh Waterlooplein' (1969), under the pseudonym Johnny Austerlitz.

Illustrator: Nanne Meulendijks is an independent artist and quickly reached the top in Holland as an illustrator. Her work appears in nationwide newspapers such as NRC Handelsblad, NRC Next, AD, Trouw and Volkskrant. She is working as well for the publishing firm Lannoo (Children's books).

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