Award Ceremony

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is presented in a ceremony at the Stockholm Consert Hall on June 1. 

1000 especially invited guests - authors and illustrators, teachers and librarians,journalists and politicians and artists - joined to celebrate Kitty Crowther and her work.

Beside the award amount of five million SEK, Kitty Crowther receives an original work by Swedish illustrator Eva Lindström. The award is presented by H.M. Queen Silvia. 

The evening is tailored to celebrate Kitty Crowther and her world of images - and also to spotlight the importance of children's literature.

The illustration above is a detail from Kitty Crowther's Poka et Mine: Au cinema.