Photo: Stefan Tell

Nominees announced for 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Next year 215 candidates from 59 countries will be in the running for the world’s largest children’s literature award, jury chair Boel Westin announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair today.
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ALMA participates in reading promotion conference in Vilnius October 8-9

This week we´ll participate in the conference Children’s and Young Adults’ Reading as Challenge in the 21st Century: Libraries Empower Social Changes 2015. The conference is arranged by the National Library of Lithuania, the Swedish Institute and...

Nominations for 2016 to be revealed on October 15

The list over nominated candidates for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 will be presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair.The program is a co-operation with the Frankfurt Book Fair and begins...

PRAESA and Daniel Goldin to Göteborg Book Fair

Several international reading promoters will visit Sweden and Göteborg Book Fair on September 24-27. This year’s laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the South African organisation PRAESA, and Daniel Goldin, publisher and...
Lena Kåreland. Photo: Atlantis Book Agency

Hello there, Lena Kåreland

Researcher and literary critic Lena Kåreland is new member of the ALMA jury since July 1st. You have written many books focusing on children’s and young adult literature, including one about children’s books in society. What’s your view on the market for children’s books...
PRAESA's diploma. Cropped image.

The creators behind PRAESA’s diploma about the work process

Illustrators Maja K Zetterberg (text) and Siri Ahmed Backström (illustrations) are the creators behind this year’s ALMA diploma. We asked them if they could describe the process behind the making of the diploma.

PRAESA's speech at the Award Ceremony

PRAESA founder, Neville Alexander, loved The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde. I do too – and we’ve retold it in five languages to share in South Africa. I believe it captures the spirit of our work – you’ll remember how...

Watch the highlights of the Award Ceremony

New videos from the Award Ceremony yesterday at the Stockholm Concert Hall are now available. Sweden’s Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke presented the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award to PRAESA.

Strong feelings when PRAESA received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015

It was an emotional moment when Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) was presented to the South African reading promotion PRAESA by Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke. PRAESA...

Public talk with PRAESA to be broadcast at the Knowledge Channel

The Swedish Knowledge Channel will broadcast the public talk at Kulturhuset between author and jury member Mats Kempe and PRAESA’s representatives...
Lena Kåreland. Photo: Atlantis Book Agency

Lena Kåreland new member of the jury

Today the Swedish Arts Council appointed Lena Kåreland as member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury from July 1, 2015. She is Professor Emerita in Literature with a focus on didactics and literary theory. She is a member of the...

PRAESA to visit the International Youth Library in Munich

On June 3rd the German audience will have the chance to meet this year’s ALMA laureate, when PRAESA representatives Carole Bloch, Ntombizanele Mahobi and Malusi Ntoyapi will visit the International...

Focus on the joy of books and storytelling in this year’s award week

This year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) week begins on Monday May 25. Representatives from South African organisation PRAESA will visit Stockholm and Vimmerby to participate in...

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Link: I primi 20 anni de “La bussola d’oro”, tra edizioni speciali e serie tv
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Il primo romanzo della serie di Philip Pullman, "La bussola d'oro", compie venti anni e per l'occasione arrivano in libreria un'edizione speciale del libro e una graphic novel. Non solo: la BBC...
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