Norwegian Children’s Literature

For those interested in Norwegian children’s and young adult literature, there is a great resource online at Barnebokkritikk.no. Mixing reviews, debates, essays and research it gives a comprehensive picture of both the contemporary and the classical.

Below, Svein Nyhus, who is nominated for the 2010 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award,  illustrates the Norwegian independence day, May 17, on his blog. And there are many other Norwegian candidates: Rune Belsvik, Gro Dahle, Fam Ekman, Ragnar Hovland, Harald Rosenlow Eeg, Bjorn Sortland and Thore Hansen. For a complete list of nominated candidates, from all over the world, visit www.alma.se!

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