...in that blue dusk the city rests on it´s pale water as if it had floated up out of some old fairy tale and was not real at all...

 
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Award Week: A Spotlight on Children's Literature

The award is presented in beautiful early summer Stockholm.

In early summer the laureate is invited to Stockholm to receive the award and to meet with the general public, readers, children and journalists. Seminars, workshops, presentations and study visits are arranged in accordance with the laureate's interests and preferences.

The week ends with the award ceremony, a major celebration of children's literature. The award is presented by  H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Swedenthe and the Swedish Minister for Culture.

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award would like to thank our partners and sponsors for the award week: Mediatec, Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm House of Culture, Skansen, Arctic Paper, Hotel Skeppsholmen and BMW Sweden.