Congratulations to the winners of the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis

Vivian Perkovic and three assistants

Vivian Perkovic and three assistants

Yesterday night we took the chance to celebrate the winners of the German Children’s Literature Award – the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis. The ceremony took as usual place at the book fair’s Congress Hall. 29 books from 20 publishing houses were nominated, among them Eike Schönfeld who translated artist and 2011 ALMA laureate Shaun Tan’s Rules of summer in the picture book category. Vivian Perkovic guided the audience with lots of humour through the program.

David Wiesner won the Picture book category with Herr Schnuffels (Aladin Verlag)

David Wiesner won the Picture book category with Herr Schnuffels (Aladin Verlag)

Winner in the Children's Books category Pam Muñoz Ryan (Text) (Peter Sís,Illustration) Der Träumer Transl by Anne Braun

Winner in the Children’s Books category Pam Muñoz Ryan (Text)
(Peter Sís,Illustration) for Der Träumer Transl by Anne Braun

Children acting from parts frombooks by nominees.

Children acting from parts frombooks by nominees.

All laureates are presented here!

 

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