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NORLA congratulates the winners of the 2016 Ministry of Culture’s literary prizes for children and young adults!

2016 kud prisvinnere foto norsk barnebokinstitutt

The Norwegian Minister of Culture, Linda Hofstad Helleland, recently awarded the 2016 Ministry of Culture’s literary prizes for children and young adults.

We congratulate the winners:

BEST FICTION BOOK
Torun Lian
Alice Don’t Swim
(Aschehoug)

BEST PICTURE BOOK
Gry Moursund
Three Cars and a Dead Cat
(Gyldendal)

BEST NON-FICTION BOOK
Eldrid Johansen og Steffen R.M. Sørum
How to Write a Brilliant Story
(Aschehoug)

THE ILLUSTRATION AWARD
Øyvind Torseter – for the illustrations of Torun Lians
Alice Don’t Swim
(Aschehoug)

FIRST BOOK AWARD (‘Debutantprisen’)
Gudrun Skretting
Anton and Other Accidents
(Aschehoug)

THE TRANSLATOR’S AWARD
Bodil Engen – who translated Jakob Wegelius’
The Murderer’s Ape from Swedish.
(Cappelen Damm)

BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL / CARTOON
Anna Fiske
Palle Puddel goes to New York
(No Comprendo Press)

Read more, in Norwegian, at barnebokinstituttet.no.

Read more about all the nominees, in Norwegian, here.