May 22, 2013 08:53 BST Welcome to follow the official award ceremony for the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) at Stockholm Concert Hall on May 27. The award is presented to Argentinian illustrator Isol and is presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and the Swedish Minister for Culture, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth.
Apr 22, 2013 09:17 BST – Meeting the Swedish audience has been absolutely fantastic. I can´t wait to visit Stockholm in May, says the recipient of 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award recipient Isol, who participated in the Swedish literary festival LitteraLund last week. The program for this year’s award week is intense.
Mar 26, 2013 12:09 GMT Isol is an illustrator, cartoonist, graphic artist, writer, singer and composer. She was born in 1972 and lives and works in Argentina. The jury’s citation reads as follows:
Mar 19, 2013 07:07 GMT You are cordially invited to attend the announcement of this year’s recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA).
Mar 12, 2013 11:15 GMT This year’s recipient or recipients of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be announced on Tuesday March 26 at 1:00 pm.
Jan 11, 2013 08:23 GMT Today, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) launches reading guides for twelve works by ten previous recipients. The reading guides are written by members of the jury who are experts of children’s and young adult literature.
Oct 11, 2012 16:06 BST Today Larry Lempert, chairman of the jury for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), announced that 207 candidates from 67 countries have been nominated for the 2013 award, including 61 first-time nominees. The announcement was made at the international Frankfurt Book Fair.
May 28, 2012 21:23 BST In a ceremony today at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Dutch author Guus Kuijer was presented with the 2012 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) by HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
May 24, 2012 11:29 BST You are invited to attend the 2012 award ceremony for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA).
May 16, 2012 09:03 BST Guus Kuijer, this year’s recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), is visiting Sweden next week. The Dutch author is coming to Stockholm to take part in a week of events surrounding the award ceremony, including appearances at Kulturhuset and Riksdagsbiblioteket (the parliamentary library). This year’s award week runs from 22 to 29 May.