Dictionary of Dutchness


Celebrities such as finance minister Wouter Bos, princess Laurentien and former Dutch footballer Patrick Kluivert are among the great and the good who took part in the 2009 ‘reading aloud days’ (Voorleesdagen). Launched in 2004, this annual event is the brainchild of the foundation which promotes Dutch books (CPNB) and is designed to encourage parents to read to young children.

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