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April 10, 2013

Isol Wins 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Filed under: Awards — Tags: , , , — Bookblurb @ 10:36 am
At the Bologna Children's Book Fair, crowds filled the Illustrators Cafe, where Isol was revealed as the winner of this year's Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

At the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, crowds filled the Illustrators Cafe, where Isol was revealed as the winner of this year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Argentinean author, illustrator, and musician Isol has won the annual Astrid Lindgren Memorial Prize. The award was announced Tuesday, March 26, in a presentation from Vimmerby, Sweden, which was broadcast live online, as well as to gathered crowds at the Bologna Book Fair. In Bologna, the live feed cut out just before the winner was revealed, prolonging the tension of the announcement a bit and requiring one of the members of the awards jury in attendance to disclose Isol as winner, instead.

 

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