Nominations for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award


The links below are to articles reporting on nominations for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s richest prize for children’s literature.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/22/141501/twelve-australians-nominated-for-2020-astrid-lindgren-award/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/17/british-nominations-world-richest-children-book-prize-astrid-lindgren-memorial-award
http://www.alma.se/en/Nominations/Candidates/2020/

2019 Winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Klaus Flugge Prize for the most promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration, Jessica Love, for ‘Julian is a Mermaid.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/09/12/139109/love-wins-2019-klaus-flugge-prize/

In the UK, Jessica Love has won the £5000 (A$8990) Klaus Flugge Prize for most promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration for Julian is a Mermaid

2019 CBCA Book of the Year Winners


The link below is to an article reporting on the winners of the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year for 2019.

For more visit:
https://www.booktopia.com.au/blog/2019/08/16/the-2019-cbca-book-of-the-year-winners-are-here/

2019 Winners of the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards


The link below is to an article that reports on the winners of the 2019 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/08/16/137855/cbca-awards-2019-winners-announced/

US Library of Congress Digitizes Rare Children’s Books


The link below is to an article that reports on the US Library of Congress making available online a treasure trove of rare children’s books.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/library-of-congress-digitizes-dozens-of-childrens-books-and-gives-them-away-for-free