The Danish Writer Janne Teller was born in Copenhagen and is the author of numerous award-winning books, translated in many languages. NOTHING was prized with the Ministry of Culture Denmark's prestigious award as the children's book of the year, and has been rewarded with the Printz Award.
The American writer Meg Rosoff's debut novel How I live Now has sold more than a million copies in 36 countries. The book won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and was rewarded with the Printz Award. The book was later adapted for the screen. Her latest book is Jonathan Unleashed. Meg Rosoff won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2016.
The British writer Cressida Cowell is well known for the series How to Train Your Dragon, which also in the screen adaptation by Dreamworks is award-winning. In a collaboration with illustrator Neal Layton, she has created the series about Emily Brown, and the first book in the series, That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown, won the Nestlé Children’s Book Award.
Kim Fupz Aakeson
The Danish Writer Kim Fupz Aakeson is well-known for his quirky, honest and delightful picture books for children. His resume also says writer of novels and illustrator, and he writes manuscripts for radio, TV and films as well as contributes to magazines and newspapers. The popular titles include the series about the boy Vitello, Kraftidioten (In order of Disappearance), Perfect Sense and A Caretaker's Tale.
See Cressida Cowell from "How to train your Dragon"