And the nominated candidates for THE ASTRID LINDGREN MEMORIAL AWARD 2014 are:
Aakeson, Kim Fupz Author
Dickmeiss, Otto Illustrator
Jensen, Louis Author
Kaaberbøl, Lene Author
Karrebæk, Dorte Illustrator (with Oscar K.)
Oscar K. Author (with Karrebæk, Dorte)
Madsen, Peter Illustrator
Strid, Jakob Martin Author/Illustrator
The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award rewards authors, illustrators, oral storytellers and reading promoters. Organisations from all countries in the world are invited to nominate, thereby promoting literature for young readers and stimulating reading promotion.
These nominating bodies represent extensive and in-depth knowledge of children’s and young adult literature. Therefore, this list of nominated candidates gives a good overview of contemporary literature for the young and reading promotion activities globally. The nominating bodies for the award 2014 are presented on www.alma.se.
For the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014, 238 candidates from 68 countries are nominated. The laureate or laureates will be announced in Sweden and at Bologna Children’s Book Fair on March 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm.