The announcement

On 26 March at 1:00 p.m. CET it was annonced that Isol is the laureate of The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2013. The press conference took place in Vimmerby, Astrid Lindgren's birth place. Larry Lempert, chairman of the jury, also announced the citation of the jury. The press conference was broadcast live to the world’s largest children’s book fair in Bologna, Italy, and could also be followed live on www.alma.se.