Budde, Nadia

Biography Nadia Budde

  • 1967 born in Berlin
  • 1974–1984 School years in Berlin and Magdeburg; afterwards training as display designer
  • 1990–1992 A-levels at evening school
  • 1992–2000 Graphic arts studies at the Kunsthochschule Weissensee in Berlin
  • 1997 Study abroad at the Royal College of Art in London
  • She has lived and worked as a free-lance illustrator in Berlin since 2000

Awards and prizes:

  • 2010 Max and Moritz Award for Such dir was aus, aber beeil dich! Kindsein in zehn Kapiteln as the best children’s comic; German Children’s Literature Award in the category juvenile book and nomination for the Gustav Heinemann Peace Prize for children’s and young people’s literature for Such dir was aus, aber beeil dich! Kindsein in zehn Kapiteln
  • 2006 Kröte des Monats Mai (i.e. Toad of the Month of May) for wer liest, ist (i.e. who reads, exists)
  • 2003 Goldener Spatz (i.e. Golden Sparrow) for the best pre-school programme Eins, zwei, drei, Tier
  • 2002 Schnabelsteher Prize of the North German Book Dealers’ Task Force for Kurz nach sechs kommt die Echs
  • 2000 German Children’s Literature Award and Oldenburg Children’s and Young People’s Book Prize for Eins, zwei, drei, Tier; Troisdorf Illustrated Book Prize and Luchs Children’s and Young Peoples Book Prize for Trauriger Tiger toastet Tomaten – Ein ABC