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Joan de Déu Prats

Joan de Déu Prats i Pijoan (Barcelona, 1962) is a professional writer, specialized in children's literature. He has published more than seventy books which have been translated into English, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Galician, Basque and Braille. He has been awarded several prizes for his work, including the Sant Joan de Déu Children's Hospital Prize (twice), the La Galera Prize, the Cercle de Lectors Prize for his children's stories, the prize offered by the children’s magazine Cavall Fort for the best collection of stories, and the Serra d'Or Prize for the best children's book published in 2005. His style is outstanding for its liveliness, precision, imagination and sense of humour.