Khing, T.T. 1933- (Thé Tjong-Khing)

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Khing, T.T. 1933- (Thé Tjong-Khing)

Personal

Born August 4, 1933, in Purworedjo, Java. Education: Attended Seri Rupa (Bandung, Java).

Addresses

Home and office—Netherlands.

Career

Illustrator, cartoonist, and graphic artist. Toodner Studios, Netherlands, draftsman, beginning 1956; freelance illustrator.

Awards, Honors

Gouden Penseel award and Gouden Griffel award, both 1985, both for Sophie Kleine and Lange Wapper by Els Pelgrom; Gouden Penseel award, 2003, for Het Woorden boek van Vos en Haas by Sylvia Vanden Heede; Woutertje Pieterse Prijs, and Zilveren Penseel, both 2005, both for Waar is de taart?

Writings

Waar is de taart?, Lannoo (Netherlands), 2004, translation published as Where Is the Cake?, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 2007.

Picknick met taart, Lannoo (Netherlands), 2005, published as Picnic with Cake, Harry N. Abrams (New York, NY), 2009.

De Sprookjesverteller, Gottmer/Schuyt, 2007.

ILLUSTRATOR

Colin Dann, De kieren van het Duitenbos, Querido (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 1983.

Els Pelgrom, Het Loterijbriefje, Ploegsma, 1984.

Els Pelgrom, Sophie Kleine and Lange Wapper, Querido (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 1985.

Sylvia Vanden Heede, Vos en Haas, Lannoo (Netherlands), 1998.

Jacques Vriens, Grootmoeder, wat heb je grote oren, Ploegsma, 1998.

Antonie Schneider, De wonderbare reis van de jongen, Ploegsma, 1999.

Sylvia Vanden Heede, Tot kijk, Vos en Haas, Lannoo (Netherlands), 1999.

Sylvia Vanden Heede, Vos en Haas op het eiland, Lannoo (Netherlands), 2000.

Sylvia Vanden Heede, Het Aa Bee See van Vos en Haas, Lannoo (Netherlands), 2002.

Sylvia Vanden Heede, Het Wordenboek van Vos en Haas, Lannoo (Netherlands), 2003.

Henri van Daele, En ze leefden nog lang en gelkukkig, Davidsfonds, 2003.

Kolet Janssen, Het grote avontuur van God en mens, Davidsfonds, 2004.

Paul Biegel, Swing, Holland, 2004.

Henri van Daele, Er was eens een prinses, Davidsfonds, 2005.

Els Pelgrom, Helden—Griekse mythen, Lannoo (Netherlands), 2006.

Els Pelgrom, Donder en blicksem, Lannoo (Netherlands), 2007.

Illustrator for comic strip "Arman and Ilva," written by Olivier B. Bommelstrip. Contributor to books, including Denkend aan Haarlem, Gottmer/Schuyt, 1995; and Lees dit neit!, Lemniscaat, 1996. Contributor to periodicals, including Haarlems Dagblad and Tina.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Horn Book, March-April, 2007, Joanna Rudge Long, review of Where Is the Cake?, p. 185.

Kirkus Reviews, March 1, 2007, review of Where Is the Cake?, p. 224.

Publishers Weekly, April 16, 2007, review of Where Is the Cake?, p. 50.

ONLINE

T.T. Khing Home Page,http://www.thethongkhing.nl (August 20, 2008).

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