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Barbro Lindgren to Vimmerby, Stockholm and Umeå

The award week for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) begins on May 25. During a week this year’s laureate, the Swedish author Barbro Lindgren...

Listen to this year's call to the laureate

Listen to the phone call where Jury Chairman Larry Lempert informs Barbro Lindgren that she is this year's laureate.

Presentation of Barbro Lindgren in Stockholm on March 27

Tomorrow jury member Mats Kempe presents the new ALMA laureate at the Swedish Institute for Children’s Books.

Swedish Minister for Culture comments the new laureate

"Barbro Lindgren has published over a hundred titles and her books have been translated into more than thirty languages. In 2009, she was awarded...

Kerstin Brunnberg about this year's laureate

"Today, the jury has named a Swedish laureate for the first time—but a laureate with an international reputation, whose books have been translated into more than thirty languages.

"I`m happy because it is Astrid´s award"

"It all started with a letter from her telling me how to write a good story. I followed her advice and this letter became my university". Barbro Lindgren about the award.

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Watch the announcement and the presentation of the laureate on-demand

The announcement of this year’s laureate took place at the National Library in Stockholm on March 25 at 1:00 pm CET. The announcement was followed by a presentation of the laureate by one of the jury member.

Press invitation: Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014

Press and media are welcome to cover the announcement of the laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014.

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014 to be announced 25 March

The laureate of the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) will be announced at the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm on 25 March at 1 pm. The introductory speeches will be given by Kerstin Brunnberg, Chair of the Swedish Arts Council, and Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Sweden’s Minister for Culture.

New Reading Guides for works by Isol

Today, new reading guides on books by this year’s laureate Isol are published; It’s Useful to Have a Duck, Nocturne - Dream Recipes and Petit, the Monster. The reading guides are written by...

Save the date

Key dates during the spring: March 25: Announcement of the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award laureate (s) at the National Library of Sweden at...

Today the nomination process for 2015 opens

The opportunity to nominate one or more candidates for the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) begins today.

ALMA and Isol to visit Guadalajara and Mexico City

During the last week in November, the international book industry gathers in the city of Guadalajara, located in the western parts of Mexico. The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award participates as usual, now with this year’s laureate Isol.

The 2014 laureate will be announced in Stockholm on March 25

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014 will be announced on March 25 at the National Library in Stockholm, Sweden.

The nominated candidates for 2014 were presented today

The nominations for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award the 2014 were presented today at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The list includes 238 candidates from 68 countries.

Release of list of Nominated Candidates for 2014 on October 10

The list of nominated candidates for the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be announced on October 10. Jury Chairman Larry Lempert presents the list at the international Book Fair in Frankfurt.

Videos from the Book Fair now on the web

Isol’s public talk with author and jurymember Mats Kempe is now available on our web, along with a short interview with Isol at the Göteborg Book Fair.

Follow Isol live at Göteborg Book Fair

Isol, the laureate of Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014, will be one of the international guests when Göteborg Book Fair opens next week. Two of her public appearances can be followed live.

A few questions to Isol

The award office caught Isol just before she went to Festilus in Chile. Almost three months since the award week in Stockholm took place, what’s your most lasting memory from the award week, when...

Intense agenda for Isol in Gothenburg

The 2013 laureate Isol will participate at the Göteborg Book Fair, September 26-29. The programme includes seminars, discussions and workshops with children among other things.

Now we´re on Twitter

Today is the premiere for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award’s Twitter account. As we´re an international award, we choose to communicate in English, as we do on our blog.

The making of Isol’s diploma

Two artists have been involved in the making of this year’s diploma, illustrator Maria Jönsson and calligraphist Marianne Pettersson-Soold. There´s much work and thoughts behind every diploma.

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liquida: “Forse Dio è una specie di motorino, così veloce che sembra sempre vicin...
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La vita di Polleke, ragazzina olandese, ora dodicenne, nata dall'estro letterario di Guus Kuijer (premio Astrid Lindgren nel 2012 e premio Orbil nel 2013), c...
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bookseller publisher: CBCA Awards 2014 shortlists announced
08/04-14, 06:08
The shortlists for this year’s Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards have been announced. The shortlisted titles in each...
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noticias24: Banco del Libro inició maratón de lecturas para tender puentes en Altami...
08/04-14, 00:38
Caracas, 07 de abril – Nota de Prensa) .- El Banco del Libro abre sus puertas a la comunidad para dar inicio al maratón de lecturas para tender puentes, a...
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