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ALMA Laureate Jacqueline Woodson to Sweden

ALMA Laureate Jacqueline Woodson to Sweden

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 11:26 GMT

The American author Jacqueline Woodson will visit Stockholm to accept the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. She will take part in a week of ALMA events May 22–28, including lectures, school visits, meetings with young people and a trip to Astrid Lindgren’s Vimmerby. The visit concludes with a ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall, in which H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria presents her with the award.

The world’s largest award for children and young adult literature to be announced on March 27

The world’s largest award for children and young adult literature to be announced on March 27

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 06:11 GMT

Welcome to cover the 16th announcement of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the world's largest award for children's and young adult literature. The Swedish award amounts to approx. EUR 570 000 and is presented annually to a single recipient or to several.

Nominees for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2018 to be announced on October 12

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 12:06 GMT

The candidates for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2018 will be presented on October 12 at the Frankfurt Book Fair. So far, seventeen laureates have received the Award, the latest recipient is the German illustrator Wolf Erlbruch. The award amounts to SEK 5 million (approx. EUR 570 000), making it the world's largest award for children's and young adult literature.

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​Welcome to the announcement of the nominees for the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

​Welcome to the announcement of the nominees for the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Events   •   Sep 15, 2017 11:08 GMT

To mark the announcement of the list of nominees for the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, Frankfurter Buchmesse and the award office have the pleasure of inviting you to a presentation, followed by a reception.The program is a co-operation with the Frankfurt Book Fair and begins with a presentation of this year's laureate, the German illustrator and picturebook author Wolf Erlbruch. Profess...

Oct 12, 16:00 - 18:30 GMT

Children's Book Centre (Hall 3.0 K 139)

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Acceptance speech by Jacqueline Woodson at the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award ceremony. Stockholm Concert Hall, May 28 2018.

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Excerpt 2 from Jacqueline Woodson's acceptance speech at the ALMA award ceremony. Stockholm Concert Hall, May 28 2018.

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The ALMA ceremony 2018: H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria presents the award to Jacqueline Woodson

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PDF nominees 2018, country

PDF nominees 2018, country

Documents   •   Oct 12, 2017 15:10 GMT

This is a PDF version of the nomination brochure, where the nominees are presented by country.