Christine Leunens has written four novels, Primordial Soup, Caging Skies, A Can of Sunshine and her newly completed In Amber’s Wake. Her works have been translated into over twenty languages and have received critical recognition worldwide. Caging Skies was nominated for the Prix Médicis Étranger and the Prix du Roman FNAC, and A Can of Sunshine selected as Best Books of the Year 2013 by the NZ Herald. Taika Waititi’s film adaptation of Caging Skies, Jojo Rabbit, was nominated in 2020 for two Golden Globes, six Baftas and six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. It won the WGA Award, the BAFTA Award and the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as the Humanitas Prize for writing intended to promote human dignity, meaning and freedom. Both the film and the book were nominated for the USC Scripter Award 2020 and won AFI Awards for their contribution to America's Cultural Legacy.