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Liis Sein


Liis Sein (1983) is a playwright and children’s author. She graduated from Tallinn University in adult education and has received additional training in playwriting and creative writing. Sein currently works as an administrative assistant at the Estonian Children’s Literature Centre.

She has written many children’s books and won the Knee-High Book Competition in 2019. Sein conveys the world through children’s eyes such that adults also see it as a bigger, brighter, and more lucid place.

Profile picture: Aron Urb


The Paper Boat

Illustrator: Eike Ülesoo
2022, 34 pp
ISBN: 9789949727254
fiction, picturebook

Moje mesto

Original title: My City
Language: Slovenian
Illustrator: Gerda Märtens
Translator: Julija Potrč Šavli
Založba Pivec
2023, 32 pp
ISBN: 9789617164718
picturebook, fiction
The White Ravens (Mona's Dad Has Some Ideas)

Good Children's Book (Mona's Dad Has Some Ideas)
Nomenee of the Annual Children’s Literature Award of the Cultural Endowment of Estonia (Mona's Dad Has Some Ideas)

Good Children's Book (Timid Little Fox)

Good Children's Book (Saskia Looks for Colours)
The Knee-High Book Competition, 1st place (Linn)