VERBOVEN, Agnes. Belgian, b. 1951. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Bell-ITT, Antwerp, Belgium, market researcher, 1972-73; Universitaire Faculteiten SintIgnatius Te Antwerpen, Belgium, economic researcher, 1973-75; Limburgs Universitair Centrum, Diepenbeek, Belgium, economic researcher, 1975-79; Poespas (children's book store), Hasselt, Belgium, owner and bookseller, 1979-; Clavis (children's book publisher), Hasselt, editor and cofounder, 1984-; conducted a radio talk show about children's books for fourteen years. Publications: IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Ducks Like to Swim, trans from original manuscript, Alle Eendjes Zwemmen in Het Water, by D. Barth, 1997. Author of seventeen other titles for young children that have been published in Dutch and other languages including French, German, and Japanese. Address: Clavis, Vooruitzichtstraat 42, B-3500 Hasselt, Belgium.