Katarina von Bredow is an author of children’s and young adult books and described as one of Sweden’s most beloved authors today. She has written thirteen books, and her latest work, Du och jag (You and Me, our transl) was published in September. Earlier this week, she received the Emil-award.
The Astrid Lindgren Prize was instituted in 1967 to mark Astrid Lindgren’s 60th birthday. It is awarded every year for meritous authorship within the realm of Swedish literature for children and young adults. The prize money is SEK 50 000.
Last year author Katarina Kieri was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Prize.