Two days to go


The nominated candidates for 2012 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be revealed in two days, on Thursday October 13th at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

In collaboration with the Frankfurt Book Fair, a presentation of this year´s recipient Shaun Tan will be held in the Swedish Arts Council‘s stand (Forum Children’s Books, Hall 3, stand no K399). Ralf Keiser, Carlsen Verlag and Dr. Christiane Raabe, International Youth Library, will participate along with journalist Andreas Platthaus from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, who will lead the discussion.

Shaun Tan's award lecture, House of Culture in Stockholm, May 2011. Photo: Stefan Tell.

Larry Lempert, Chairman of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury, will reveal the nominated candidates at 5:10 p.m. whereupon he´ll have a public talk with Gesa Füssle, M.es L.

Larry Lempert, Chairman of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury. Photo: Stefan Tell.

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