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Children's Book Week 1974

Week number 74-44

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.


Writer Jaap ter Haar has won the Gouden Griffel (Golden Pen) for the children's book 'Het wereldje van Beer Ligthart' (The small world of Bear Lighthart). Writer Thea Beckman received this award for her youth book 'Kruistocht in spijkerbroek' (Crusade in jeans). The Gouden Penseel (Golden Brush) goes to writer and illustrator Wim Hofman for his book 'Koning Wikkepokluk de merkwaardige zoekt een rijk' (King Wikkepokluk the remarkable seeks a kingdom). REACTIONS by Ter Haar, Hofman (off screen) and Beckman about what a good children's book is. SHOTS: close ups of the covers of 'Het wereldje van Beer Ligthart','Koning Wikkepokluk de merkwaardige zoekt een rijk' and 'Kruistocht in spijkerbroek'; Ter Haar and Beckman receive the Gouden Griffel at the opening of the Children's Book Week in Rotterdam; Ter Haar and Hofman sign their books; children's book market in the city hall of Rotterdam; reading children; table with children's books; illustrations from the awarded book by Hofman.

Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1974


Original format:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision