September 1, 2008

Jordi Sierra i Fabra

Barcelona, 1947

His prose has been translated into twenty-five languages, and is among the most widely-read in schools and libraries in Spain. He has won several prizes, including the Gran Angular Prize (1980, 1982 and 1990), the Columna Jove Prize (1993 and 1998), the A la Orilla del Viento International Prize (1999) and the Nèstor Luján Prize for Historic Fiction (2004). In 2006 he was shortlisted for the Andersen Prize and in 2007 he won the National Prize for Children and Young People’s Literature, awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture.

Published titles:
The Boy Who Fell Into a Hole

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