Cornelis Johannes Kieviet

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Cornelis Johannes Kieviet
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Born(1858-03-08)March 8, 1858
Hoofddorp, Netherlands
DiedAugust 12, 1931(1931-08-12) (aged 73)
Wassenaar, Netherlands
OccupationWriter, illustrator
GenreChildren's picture books
Notable worksDik Trom

Cornelis Johannes Kieviet (8 March 1858 – 12 August 1931) was a Dutch teacher and writer of children's literature. He was born in Hoofddorp and is best known for his stories about a boy named Dik Trom. A statue of Dik Trom sitting backwards on a donkey can be found in the main square in Hoofddorp.

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