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Wil (Willibrord Joseph) Huygen (Amersfoort, Netherlands, 6/23/1922- 1/14/2009 Bilthoven, Netherlands), was a Dutch book author. He is best known for the picture books on gnomes, illustrated by Rien Poortvliet.

Huygen, a painter in his own right, was born in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. The seventh of ten children, his primary occupation was that of a physician. This helps to explain the method he used to give realism and a sense of authenticity to his children's books about Gnomes. He was married and had five children.

The first and most well known in this series is Gnomes (published in 1977, and originally known as Leven en werken van de Kabouter in Dutch). It was on top of the bestsellerlist of the New York Times for over a year. In the second book (De oproep der Kabouters) both Huygen and Poortvliet make appearances themselves in both the story and the illustrations as they get contacted by the gnomes because of Gnomes book they have written together. Huygens died January 14, 2009. He was 86 years old.

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Total Books: 26
Gnomes Deluxe Collector's Edition
2011 - Gnomes Deluxe Collector's Edition (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810998469
ISBN-10: 0810998467
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Gnomes
2006 - Gnomes [30th Anniversary Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810954984
ISBN-10: 0810954982
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.9/5 Stars.
 5

Gnomos/ Gnomes
2004 - Gnomos/ Gnomes [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788484412403
ISBN-10: 8484412407
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction
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Das groe Buch der Heinzelmnnchen
2003 - Das Groe Buch Der Heinzelmnnchen (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783776617597
ISBN-10: 3776617594
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Les gnomes
2000 - Les Gnomes (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9782226008268
ISBN-10: 2226008268
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The Complete Gnomes
1994 - The Complete Gnomes (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810931954
ISBN-10: 0810931958
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
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The Book of the Sandman and the Alphabet of Sleep
1989 - The Book of the Sandman and the Alphabet of Sleep (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810915244
ISBN-10: 0810915243
Genres: Arts & Photography, Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 4

Secrets of the Gnomes
1987 - Secrets of the Gnomes (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810916142
ISBN-10: 0810916142
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The PopUp Book of Gnomes
1979 - The Popup Book of Gnomes (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780722656747
ISBN-10: 0722656742
Genre: Children's Books
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Leven en werken van de kabouter
1976 - Leven En Werken Van De Kabouter (Other)
ISBN-13: 9789026949586
ISBN-10: 9026949588
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Popup Book of Gnomes and their families
The Popup Book of Gnomes and Their Families (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780810909700
ISBN-10: 0810909707
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Gnomes Color and story album
Gnomes Color and Story Album (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780898440195
ISBN-10: 089844019X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Gnomos Los
Gnomos Los [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788475159362
ISBN-10: 8475159362
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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de oproep der Kabouters
De Oproep Der Kabouters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789026943980
ISBN-10: 9026943989
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Waarnemer Gevraagd [Dutch Edition] (Paperback)
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