Fiep Westendorp

 

 

Age: 87

 

Summary: Dutch illustrator of children's books who collaborated with Dutch children's book author Annie M.G. Schmidt to illustrate many of her books, and who was best known for her silhouetted characters Jop and Janneke who appeared on countless school bags, plastic pails and lunchboxes.

 

 

Cause of Death: Illness

 

Born: December 17, 1916

 

Died: February 3, 2004

 

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands