2006

137 candidates from 55 countries are nominated to the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2006.

Here you find web links to the nominated candidates

Category of author/illustrator/storyteller


Alexander, Lloyd
USA

Ali, Carolyn
Trinidad and Tobago

Almond, David
United Kingdom


Alonso, Fernando
Spain

Asare, Meshak
Ghana

Beake, Lesley
South Africa

Blake, Quentin
United Kingdom

Browne, Anthony
United Kingdom

Brøgger, Lilian
Denmark

Butenko, Bohdan
Poland

Chambers, Aidan
United Kingdom

Cneut, Carll
Belgium

Colfer, Eoin
Ireland

Cooper, Susan
USA

Cowley, Joy
New Zealand

Da Coll, Ivar
Colombia

Derib, (Claude de Ribaupierre)
Switzerland

Djodorov, Boris
Russia

Doyle, Brian
Canada

Ekman, Fam
Norway

El-Touni, Abdel-Hamid Helmy
Egypt

Elzbieta
France

Erlbruch, Wolf
Germany

Ewo, Jon
Norway

Funke, Cornelia
Germany

Gaarder, Jostein
Norway

Gay, Marie-Louise
Canada

Geelen, Harrie
Netherlands

Gripe, Maria
Sweden

Gugu, Abdallah
Tanzania

Haugen, Tormod
Norway

Helgadottir, Gudrun
Iceland

Hellsing, Lennart
Sweden

Hickey, Tony
Ireland

Hoban, Russell
USA

Hughes, Shirley
United Kingdom

Härtling, Peter
Germany

Höglund, Anna
Sweden

Ibbotson, Eva
United Kingdom

Innocenti, Roberto
Italy

Isol (aka Marisol Misenta)
Argentine

Janosch Eckert, Horst
Germany

Jarunkova, Klara
Klara Jarunkiva, Slovakia, has passed away and is no longer a nominated candidate since the prize cannot be awarded posthumously. (25 November 2005)

Jensen, Louis
Denmark

Juster, Norton
USA

Kalman, Maira
USA

Karrebaek, Dorte
Denmark

Kasparavicius, Kestutis
Lithuania

Kuijer, Guus
Netherlands

Kunnas, Kirsi
Finland

Leeuwen van, Joke
Netherlands

Madeleine L'Engle
USA

Jean Little
Canada

Lukk-Toompere, Regina
Estonia

Lööf, Jan
Sweden

Machado, Ana Maria
Brasil

Madsen, Peter
Denmark

Mahy, Margaret
New Zealand

Mhlope, Gsina
South Africa

Moeyaert, Bart
Belgium

Morpurgo, Michael
United Kingdom

Nabwani, Najeeb
Israel

Ndunguru, Paul
Tanzania

Nyhus, Svein
Norway

Oates, Joyce Carol
USA

Oppel, Kenneth
Canada

Orlev, Uri
Israel

Pacovska, Kveta
Czech Republic

Palcinskaite, Violeta
Lithuania

Palecek, Josef
Czech Republic

Paterakis, Yolanda
Lithuania

Paterson, Katherine
USA

Pervik, Aino
Estonia

Piumini, Roberto
Italy

Pludra, Benno
Germany

Ponti, Claude
France

Praprotnik Zupancic, Lila Prap Lilijana
Slovenia

Prochazkova, Iva
Czech Republic

Pulcheriou, Kika
Cyprus

Pyliotou, Maria
Cyprus

Rosen, Michael
United Kingdom

Sachar, Louis
USA

Sadeghi, Ali Akbar
Iran

Sandberg, Inger och Lasse
Sweden

Sandman Lilius, Irmelin
Finland

Schroeder, Binette
Germany

Simon, Francesca
USA

Sinou, Kira
Greece

Sìs, Peter
USA

Soto, Gary
USA

Spang Olsen, Ib
Denmark

Stark, Ulf
Sweden

Taina, Hannu
Finland

Ungerer, Tomi
France

Uspenskij, Eduard
Russia

Weir, Liz
Ireland

Vestly, Anne-Cath
Norway

Wheatley, Jennie N
Brittish Virgin Islands

Wikland, Ilon
Sweden

Wilson, Jacqueline
United Kingdom

Wynne Jones, Diana
United Kingdom

Zahra, Trevor
Malta

Zwerger, Lisbeth
Austria


Category of promoting reading (organisation/project/person)


Banco del Libro
Venezuela

Bishwo Shahitto Kendro
Bangladesh

Council for Children’s and Adolescents Library
Greece

Illus Africa
Africa

Internationale Jugendbibliothek München
Germany

L’Asept
Burkina Faso

Tamer Institute for Community Education
Palestinian areas


The Children’s Book Museum, Kinderboekenmuseum i Haag

Netherlands

A Bookbus in Nicaragua
Nicaragua

BiB, Biennale of illustrators, Bratislava
Slovakia

Biblionef South Africa
South Africa

Children’s Book Project for Tanzania
Tanzania

Children’s Library Project /AWIC
India

First Words in Print
South Africa

Granito de Arena
Uruguay

Mala de Leitura
Brasil

Read to me! – Nova Scotia Family Literacy Program
Canada

Stichting Lezen Vlaanderen
Belgium

The Postal Libraries – Reading Book Project
Iran

Teens for Teens Project
Croatia

UK Summer Reading Challenge
United Kingdom

Abu Nasr, Julinda
Lebanon

Bin Abdularhim Ali Alzidjali, Khalid
Oman

Braude, Ljudmila
Russia

Burton, LeVar
USA

Caballero de Cueto, Lilly
Peru

Chambers, Nancy och Aidan
United Kingdom

Henning, Mona
Sweden/Jordan

Khalatbaree, Farideh
Iran

Lai Lin, Kiang-Koh
Singapore

Meek, Margaret
United Kingdom

Mirhadi, Touran
Iran

Patte, Geneviève
France