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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.

Books from Norway provides you with English-language information about all genres of Norwegian literature. The information is provided by the rightsholders and NORLA.

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Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Norway was Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Please visit our website Norway2019.com for information about the project.

Frankfurt 2019