Mouse Festival, Lionni

Meet the team

Stacey Knecht as a child

Stacey Knecht

Founder and Director

Bob as a child

Bob van de Ven


Bahar Akbarian as a child

Bahar Akbarian



Monika van Miltenburg-Rozwadowska


Caspar van Wijk as a child

Caspar van Wijk

Web Developer

Martha Horstman as a child

Martha Horstman


Teun as a child

Teun van Wijk


Jan van Wijk as a child

Jan van Wijk

Bookmate & papa van Jona!

Roksareh Sabeti as a child

Rokhsareh Sabeti


Mujtaba as a child

Mujtaba Ariaie-Buurke

Legal Bookmate

Special thanks

  • PostNL

  • Marieke Postma

  • Antiquariaat Colette & Co

  • Dalia Karpavičiūtė

  • Olena Zelenska (First Lady of Ukraine)

  • ICS Adviseurs

  • Kees & Hielkje

  • De Neerakker School (in Heythuysen)

  • De Boekenvertalers

  • Yuri Marchenko

Books Away From Home is a non-profit organization, made possible by the generosity of its supporters, partner organizations, and volunteers, and by the children who inspire us.

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