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 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.
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 14, 2013 07:06 BST On Saturday this year’s recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), illustrator Isol, arrives in Stockholm. During one week she will meet the general public, colleagues, the book industry as well as press and media in Stockholm, Vimmerby and Munich.
Feb 26, 2013 15:45 GMT “The right to culture is the right to liberation from the restrictions imposed by education,” according to the Dutch author Guus Kuijer, last year’s recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. His words are especially relevant in the context of the world’s largest book fair for children’s and young adult literature, which takes place in Bologna, Italy, from 25 to 28 March.
Jan 30, 2013 10:20 GMT The recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2013 will be announced on March 26 at 1:00 pm CET. The announcement and the following presentation of the recipient will be broadcast live on www.alma.se. The 2013 award week takes place in Stockholm between May 21st and 27th. The award ceremony takes place on May 27 at 6:00 pm at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
May 21, 2013 15:02 BST Isol's workshop at Kulturhuset in Stockholm, May 20, 2013.
May 21, 2013 15:01 BST Isol's workshop at Kulturhuset in Stockholm, May 20, 2013.
May 21, 2013 15:00 BST Isol's workshop at Kulturhuset in Stockholm, May 20, 2013.
Oct 12, 2012 09:36 BST
Larry Lempert, chairman of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury, announces the nominated candidates for the 2013 award. Frankfurt Book Fair, October 11, 2012.
Jun 29, 2012 09:50 BST
In 2012 the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award celebrates its 10th anniversary. This is a video about the award and the recipients of the world’s largest prize for children’s and young adult literature.
Jun 29, 2012 09:47 BST
On March 20, the Dutch author Guus Kuijer was announced as the recipient of the 2012 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. This is a presentation of Guus Kuijer and his works.