Author LUĪZE PASTORE /1986/

A writer of children's literature

illustration - Elīna Brasliņa www.elinabraslina.com

Luīze Pastore is a Latvian writer, author of 8 children’s books for young readers in the age group 7+. 
At the moment continues her book series “Art Detectives” – adventurous detective stories about Latvian artists – and conducts creative writing workshops for children and young adults (aged 7-16). Luīze lives in the outskirts of Riga with her family.

Recognitions:

2017, Pastariņš prize for the Art Detectives series

2016, "The Invisible Man" (from The Art Detectives series) selected for "The White Raven" 2016 list

2016, Annual Latvian Literature Award as the Best Children's Book for the Art Detectives series

2016, Latvian Children's Jury Chocolate Award for the Art Detectives series

2015, International Baltic Sea Region Jānis Baltvilks Award in Children's Literature for the Art Detectives series 

2013, Latvian Literature Award as the Best Children's Book for The Story of Maskachka District

List of published literary works for children:

Pēdējais ķēniņš. Mākslas detektīvi V. [The Last King. [Art Detectives V, chapter book, age 7+]. Riga: Neputns, 2016.

Operācija "Maska". Mākslas detektīvi IV. [The Mask. [Art Detectives IV, chapter book, age 7+]. Riga: Neputns, 2016.

Svešinieka atnākšana. Mākslas detektīvi III. [Arrival of the Stranger. [Art Detectives III, chapter book, age 7+]. Riga: Neputns, 2015.

Neredzamais cilvēks. Mākslas detektīvi II. [The Invisible Man. Art Detectives II, chapter book, age 7+]. Riga: Neputns, 2015. Translation (ENG)

Pazudušais pērtiķis. Mākslas detektīvi I. [The Lost Monkey. Art Detectives I, chapter book, age 7+]. Riga: Neputns, 2015. Translation (ENG),   Übersetzung (DE)

Maskačkas stāsts [The Story of Maskachka District, chapter book, age 7+]. Riga: Neputns, 2013. Synopsis (ENG)

Petra un Sniegpārslu meistars [Petra and the Master of Snowflakes. picture book, age 5+] 2012.

Stāsts par Pakaļasti tiem, kas vēl aug. [The Story about Backtail, for Those who are still Growing, chapter book, age 7+]. Riga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2009.


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