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Friday, May 20, 2011

100th Birthday of Annie M.G. Schmidt: Google Logo


100th Birthday of Annie M.G. Schmidt-Google Logo

Google Doodle published on May 20th, 2011

Anna Maria Geertruida "Annie" Schmidt (May 20, 1911 – May 21, 1995) was a prolific Dutch writer, especially cherished for her children's books—"the most versatile and most talented children's book author in the Netherlands." She is called the mother of the Dutch theatrical song and the queen of Dutch children's literature, praised for her "delicious Dutch idiom," and considered one of the greatest Dutch writers.

[via Wikipedia]