Shaun Tan and Kitty Crowther meet in Stockholm

Fans of picture books will have an exclusive opportunity to see two of the world’s leading artists meet in Stockholm on Monday the 30th at 3 pm.

They are illustrators of the same age and have both been selected as recipients of the world’s largest award for children’s and young adult literature. But they come from different continents and have very different artistic expressions. On Monday, May 30th, this year’s recipient of The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, Shaun Tan, meets the Belgian illustrator Kitty Crowther, the 2010 recipient.

Monday May 30th at 3:00 p.m.
The Riksdag Library, Storkyrkobrinken 7A.
Open to everyone, but limited seating. Free admission.  The presentation is in English.
Moderator is the journalist Gunilla Kindstrand.

For the complete award week program please visit


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