2005

The world’s five continents are all represented among the thirty countries which have presented their proposals for recipients for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2005.

Category: Author/Illustrator/Storyteller

Lloyd Alexander
USA

David Almond
United Kingdom

Ryoji Arai
Japan

Meshack Asare
Ghana

Lesley Beake
South Africa

Quentin Blake
United Kingdom

Ruskin Bond
India

Anthony Browne
United Kingdom

John Burningham
United Kingdom

Betsy Byars
USA

Cecil Bødker
Denmark

Eric Carle
USA

Aidan Chambers
United Kingdom

Carll Cneut
Belgium

Babette Cole
United Kingdom

Susan Cooper
USA

Niki Daly
South Africa

Peter Dickinson
United Kingdom

Berlie Doherty
United Kingdom

Tzeni Drosou
Greece

Horst Eckert (Janosch)
Germany

Fam Ekman
Norway

Eva Eriksson
Sweden

Wolf Erlbruch
Germany

Marie-Louise Gay
Canada

Maria Gripe
Sweden

Lia Hadzoupoulou Karavia
Greece

Tormod Haugen
Norway

Torill Thorstad Hauger
Norway

Gudrun Helgadottir
Iceland

Lennart Hellsing
Sweden

Tony Hickey
Ireland

Russell Hoban
USA

Shirley Hughes
United Kingdom

Hannele Huovi
Finland

Peter Härtling
Germany

Louis Jensen
Denmark

Diana Jones Wynne
United Kingdom

Gennadi Kalinovskij
Russia

Maira Kalman
USA

Dorte Karrebaek
Denmark

Kestutis Kasparaviscius
Lithuania

Guus Kuijer
Netherlands

Kirsi Kunnas
Finland

Alexis Kyritsopoulos
Greece

Madeleine L’Engle
USA

Angela Lago
Brazil

Evangeline Ledi Barongao
Uganda

Michèle Lemieux
Canada

Barbro Lindgren
Sweden

Jean Little
Canada

Kristiina Louhi
Finland

Lois Lowry
USA

Ana Maria Machado
Brazil

Michèle Magorian
United Kingdom

Margaret Mahy
New Zealand

John Marsden
Australia

David McKee
United Kingdom

Gsina Mhlope
South Africa

Sergey Mikhalkov
Russia

Bart Moeyaert
Belgium

Najeeb Nabwani
Israel

Ellen Niit
Estonia

Uri Orlev
Israel

Violeta Palcinskaité
Lithuania

Surekha Panandikar
India

Yolanda A Paterakis
Greece

Katherine Paterson
USA

Roberto Piumini
Italy

Claude Ponti
France

Philip Pullman
United Kingdom

Inger och Lasse Sandberg
Sweden

Irmelin Sandman Lilius
Finland

Ibrahim Sonallah
Egypt

Ib Spang Olsen
Denmark

Ulf Stark
Sweden

Marlenka Stupica
Slovenia

Marija Lucija Stupica
Slovenia

Colin Thompson
Australia

Gilles Tibo
Canada

Anna Clara Tidholm
Sweden

Edvard Uspenskij
Russia

Angeliki Varella
Greece

Anne-Cath Vestly
Norway

Ilon Wikland
Sweden

Lisbeth Zwerger
Austria

Category: Activities Promoting Reading

Bibiana, The International House of Art for Children
Slovakia

Estonian Children’s Literature Information Centre
Estonia

IBBY International
International

International Youth Library Munich
Germany

Organisation ”Banco del Libro”
Venezuela

Stichting Lezen (Reading Foundation)
Belgium

Tamer Institute
Palestinian Areas

Tokyo Children’s Library
Japan

Women’s Literary Society
Greece

Association of Writers & Illustrators (AWIC) "Children’s Library Project"
India

A Bookbus in Nicaragua
Nicaragua

Blue bag (Educational programme)
Greece

Dafdaf (Website)
Israel

Illusafrica
Africa

LEM Campaing & Travelling Trolley
Chile

Ljungby berättarfestivalen
Sweden

Netlibris Activity
Finland

Pikinfestival
Slovenia

På samme hammel (Pulling Together)
Denmark

Read to Me! – Nova Scotia Family Literacy Program
Canada

Stories from the Web
United Kingdom

Storylines Festival – New Zealand Children's Writers
New Zealand

The Postal Libraries – Reading Book Project
Iran

Mr LeVar Burton
USA

Ms Wendy Cooling
United Kingdom

Mr Jay Heale
South Africa

Ms Margaret Meek
United Kingdom

Ms Joanna Papuzinska
Poland

Ms Geneviève Patte
France

Ms Anne Pelowski
USA

Ms J.K. Rowling
United Kingdom