illustration - Elīna Brasliņa www.elinabraslina.com
Luīze Pastore is a
Latvian writer, author of 9 children’s books for young readers in the age
At the moment continues her book series “Art Detectives” – adventurous detective stories about Latvian artists – writes a story about a Latvian adventurer Aleksandrs Laime and his two kids living in Guyana jungle, Venezuela (also to be an animated movie) and a book for young adults, and conducts creative writing workshops for children and young adults (aged 7-16). Luīze lives in the outskirts of Riga with her family.
2018, Dog Town - #BEST NEW KIDS BOOKS 2018 Guardian pick
2018, London Book Fair, official author, Latvian delegation
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
Bez nosaukuma. Mākslas detektīvi VI. [Untitled. [Art Detectives VI, chapter book, age 7+]. Riga: Neputns, 2018.
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.
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)
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.