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Leo Timmers was born in 1970, in Belgium.
Trained in Graphic Design he began to illustrate Children’s books.
Gradually he started writing stories himself.
In 2000 he received a Bookfeather Award for his illustrations in 'Happy with me'.
He won the annual Children’s and Youth jury Award in both 2005 with
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Leo Timmers was born in 1970, in Belgium.
Trained in Graphic Design he began to illustrate Children’s books.
Gradually he started writing stories himself.
In 2000 he received a Bookfeather Award for his illustrations in 'Happy with me'.
He won the annual Children’s and Youth jury Award in both 2005 with
‘Just in time’ (written by Bart Demyttenaere) and 2006 with ‘Supermouse’.
In 2007 he won with his picture book ‘Who is driving?'
His books have been published in France, Spain, Norway, Finland,
USA, Canada, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Korea, UK,
Israel, Portugal, Germany and Japan.
Leo also illustrates for magazines such as HUMO
and various advertising agencies
Over the years his style has evolved, but it has always been marked by humour,
form, colour, and incisive ideas.
Leo lives in Brussels with his wife and two daughters. Read Less
• 2012, Boekenpauw for 'Boem'
• 2012, Kinder- en Jeugdjury for 'Meneer René'
• 2009, Kinder- en Jeugdjury Vlaanderen for ‘Diepzeedokter Diederik’
• 2009, Nominated for Boekenpauw with 'Kraai'
• 2008, Kinder- en jeugdjury Limburg for ‘Ik ben de Koning’
• 2007, Kinder- en Jeugdjury Vlaanderen for ‘Wie ri… Read More
• 2012, Boekenpauw for 'Boem'
• 2012, Kinder- en Jeugdjury for 'Meneer René'
• 2009, Kinder- en Jeugdjury Vlaanderen for ‘Diepzeedokter Diederik’
• 2009, Nominated for Boekenpauw with 'Kraai'
• 2008, Kinder- en jeugdjury Limburg for ‘Ik ben de Koning’
• 2007, Kinder- en Jeugdjury Vlaanderen for ‘Wie rijdt?’
• 2006, Kinder- en Jeugdjury Vlaanderen for ‘Supermuis’
• 2005, Kinder-en Jeugdjury for ‘Net op tijd’
• 2000, Boekenpluim for ‘Blij met mij.’ Read Less
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