Frog Creator Dies

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Dutch children's book author and illustrator Max Velthuijs [last year's Hans Christian Andersen medal winner], whose books about Kikker (Frog) won him international acclaim, died on Tuesday aged 81, his family announced yesterday. Velthuijs, who initially worked in advertising, started writing children's books in 1962. In 1989 he broke through internationally with his book Frog in Love.

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