Hans Christian Andersen Award

It is the highest international recognition also known as the little Nobel prize in literature. This Award administered by IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) recognises life-long achievement and is presented to an author and an illustrator whose complete works have made an important, lasting contribution to children’s literature. Here you can read about the recipients or nominees for this Award and browse reviews of books they created.

"Tea and Sugar Christmas" Robert Ingpen paints a moving picture of outback Australia Hans Christian Andersen Award Hans Christian Andersen Award

“Tea and Sugar Christmas” Robert Ingpen paints a moving picture of outback Australia

The Tea and Sugar train only came once a week on a Thursday. But the special Christmas train only came once a year. Today was Sunday. Four more days without …

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