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Ten Norwegian nominees for the 2016 ALMA Award

Next year 215 candidates from 59 countries will be in the running for the ALMA Award, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The ALMA Award is the world’s largest international children’s and young adult literature award. The award amounts to SEK 5 million and is given annually to a single laureate or to several. Authors, illustrators, oral storytellers and reading promoters are eligible for the award, which is designed to promote interest in children’s and young adult literature.

NORLA offers its warmest congratulations to the ten Norwegian candidates:

Tor Åge Bringsværd – author
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Gro Dahle – author

Harald Rosenløw Eeg – author

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Stian Hole – author/illustrator

Marit Kaldhol – author

Gry Moursund – illustrator

Svein Nyhus – author/illustrator

Lisa Aisato N’jie Solberg – author/illustrator
More information in English here

Øyvind Torseter – illustrator

See all nominees here.

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