Illustration by Marcus-Gunnar Pettersson

The nominees for the 2018 award are...

Welcome to join us when the list of nominated candidates for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2018 is presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 12!

The list of nominated candidates is a gold mine for anyone interested in international children’s and young adult literature – and would not be possible without the work of more than a hundred nominating bodies from all over the world. Welcome to join us when the list of names is revealed!

Programme 12 October at the Children's Book Centre (Hall 3.0 K 139) 
4.00 pm Welcome by Gabi Rauch-Kneer,
vice president of Frankfurter Buchmesse
4.05 pm Prof. Boel Westin, Chairman of the ALMA Jury and Journalist Marcel Plagemann, present the work of Wolf Erlbruch.
4.40 pm Helen Sigeland, Director of ALMA, about upcoming events.
4.45 pm Prof. Boel Westin, Chairman of the ALMA Jury, reveals the candidates for the 2018 award.

The event is a co-operation with the Frankfurt Book Fair.