Andreas Steinhöfel

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born 14 January 1962 in Leipzig

© Brigitte Friedrich, Andersen Press

  study of biology and English for teaching certification, later study of English Literature and media sciences    
1998 Luchs Award
1999 Buxtehude Bulle Award
2000    Hans-im-Glück-Prize of the town of Limburg prize the Jury of Young Readers (Vienna)
2005    German Youth Literature Prize
2008    Young Readers Award of Corine International Bookprize
2009    Erich-Kästner-Prize for Literature
German Youth Literature Prize
Catholic Children and Youth Literature Prize
2011 

guest professor for children’s and youth literature at University Oldenburg 

lives in Berlin

Last update June 2011
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