março 19, 2010

children's literature "nobel prize"

"The Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) announces the 2010 Shortlist

Five authors and five illustrators have been selected from 55 candidates submitted by 32 national sections of IBBY for the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award. The award, considered the most prestigious in international children’s literature, is given biennially by the International Board on Books for Young People to a living author and illustrator whose complete works have made lasting contributions to children's literature. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 23rd at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

The five short-listed authors in alphabetical order are:

· Ahmad Reza Ahmadi from Iran

· David Almond from the United Kingdom

· Bartolomeu Campos de Queirós from Brazil

· Lennart Hellsing from Sweden

· Louis Jensen from Denmark

The five short-listed illustrators in alphabetical order are:

· Jutta Bauer from Germany

· Carll Cneut from Belgium

· Etienne Delessert from Switzerland

· Svjetlan Junakovic from Croatia

· Roger Mello from Brazil"

aqui, o press release integral.

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