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Dick Bruna

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Dick Bruna, birth name Hendrik Magdalenus Bruna (Born 23. August 1927, died 16. February 2017) was a Dutch author, book illustrator and designer. He was born in the province of Utrecht.

Dick Bruna, working in his study.

His most famous book character is the young female rabbit Miffy. Miffy's Dutch name, nijntje, is a shortened form of the word "Konijntje", which means "Little Rabbit". Dick Bruna wrote over 200 books for children and illustrated all of them himself.

A large Miffy doll situated in Eindhoven Airport's main concourse.
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