Thursday, March 18, 2010
2010 Hans Christian Andersen Awards shortlist
"The Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) has announced the 2010 Shortlist. Five authors and five illustrators have been selected from 55 candidates submitted by 32 national sections of IBBY for the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award. The award, considered the most prestigious in international children's literature, is given biennially by the International Board on Books for Young People to a living author and illustrator whose complete works have made lasting contributions to children's literature. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 23 at the Bologna Children's Book Fair"