With its 'Award winners' series', CCBF offers you an intimate encounter with internationally recognised children's writers and illustrators. Not only will you discover their life and career, you will also get a chance to ask all your questions to some of the most recognised children's book authors of our times.
Peter Sís is Czech-American illustrator, author and film maker, winner of the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Award for his lifelong achievement. Praised for his extraordinary capacity to turn universal and complex subjects into captivating stories accessible to both children and adults, Peter Sís is considered a master in expressing the deepest emotions through his detailed images and texts.
Peter Sís will discuss his work in conversation with Simon Boughton, publisher of Sís' latest title just launched in China, Nick and Vera.
A Jia (China), Writer, Translator, Researcher and Advocate for Reading Programmes
Simon Boughton (USA), Publishing Director, Norton Young Readers
Peter Sís (USA/Czech Republic), Illustrator, Author and Film Maker