Gerda Dendooven (born 10 May 1962) is a Belgian illustrator.
Dendooven was born in 1962 in Marke, Belgium. She studied Vrije Grafiek at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent.
In 1987, she illustrated her first children's book Geen gezoen, vlug opendoen by Ed Franck. Dendooven went on to illustrate many books by many different authors, including Herman Brusselmans, Toon Tellegen and Bart Moeyaert. Other authors include Elvis Peeters, Michael De Cock and Wally De Doncker.
In 1996, she was nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Dendooven also won several awards for books that she wrote and illustrated herself, such as IJsjes (for which she won a Boekenpauw in 1990), Soepkinders (for whi…Read more on Wikipedia