Benni Bødker has received the School Library Association’s Author Price 2013.
The prize is awarded to a Danish authorship that has contributed to the development of children’s and young reader’s experiences and/or knowledge.
Benni Bødker receives the price for an authorship that with it’s fast paced and action packed series manages to catch the reluctant readers–once they have entered a world created by Benni Bødker they will find it difficult to let go.
THE DEVIL’S EYES, the book chosen to represent his authorship, is a unique and yet classical pirate story.
The book takes off at a cemetery and ends with a man in a garret and within this narrative frame the reader will learn of a young boy, an evil captain and a great treasure.