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    29.03.22 | News

    Meet the nominees for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

    Thirteen Nordic picture books, youth novels, and collections of poetry have been nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize. A playful joy of storytelling, distinctive humour, and melancholy shine through in the nominated works, whilst the many fa...

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    About the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

    Awarded since 2013, the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize goes to a work of fiction in one of the Nordic languages – poetry, prose or drama – that meets high literary and artistic standards.

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    Jan Oksbøl Callesen

    Jan Oksbøl Callesen: O PO POI. Picture book, Jensen & Dalgaard, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Riina Katajavuori and Martin Baltscheit

    Riina Katajavuori and Martin Baltscheit (ill.): Oravien sota. Picture book, Tammi, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Moa Backe Åstot

    Moa Backe Åstot: Himlabrand Youth novel, Rabén & Sjögren, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Emma Adbåge

    Emma Adbåge: Naturen. Picture book, Rabén & Sjögren, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Sara Vuolab

    Sara Vuolab: Gárži. Collection of poems, ČálliidLágádus 2019. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Ragnar Aalbu

    Ragnar Aalbu: Georg er borte. Picture book, Ena/Vigmostad & Bjørke, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Nora Dåsnes

    Nora Dåsnes: Ubesvart anrop. Graphic novel, Aschehoug, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Gunnar Helgason and Rán Flygenring

    Gunnar Helgason and Rán Flygenring (ill.): Alexander Daníel Hermann Dawidsson: Bannað að eyðileggja. Picture book, Mál og menning, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and...

    Dánial Hoydal and Annika Øyrabø

    Dánial Hoydal and Annika Øyrabø (ill.): Abbi og eg og abbi. Picture book, Bókadeild Føroya Lærarafelags, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature...

    Sørine Steenholdt and Ivínguak` Stork Høegh

    Sørine Steenholdt and Ivínguak` Stork Høegh (ill.): Lilyp Silarsuaa. Picture book, Arctic Media, 2021. Nominated for the 2022 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize. ...

    Siiri Enoranta

    Siiri Enoranta: Kesämyrsky. Novel, WSOY, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Ylva Karlsson and Sara Lundberg (ill.)

    Ylva Karlsson and Sara Lundberg (ill.): Jag och alla. Picture book, Rabén & Sjögren, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Elin Persson

    Elin Persson: De afghanska sönerna. Youth literature, Bonnier Carlsen, 2020. Nominated for the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

    Collage med omslagen till Barn och ungdomslitteraturpriset 2022
    Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
    Collage med omslagen till Barn och ungdomslitteraturpriset 2022
    Moa Backe Åstot
    Nordic Council prizes
    Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
    Moa Backe Åstot
    Emma Adbåge
    Nordic Council prizes
    Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
    Emma Adbåge
    Sara Vuolab
    Nordic Council prizes
    Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
    Sara Vuolab
    Ragnar Aalbu
    Nordic Council prizes
    Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
    Ragnar Aalbu
    Nora Dåsnes
    Nordic Council prizes
    Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
    Nora Dåsnes
    Gunnar Helgason, Rán Flygenring
    Nordic Council prizes
    Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
    Gunnar Helgason, Rán Flygenring
    Arndís Þórarinsdóttir, Sigmundur B. Þorgeirsson
    Nordic Council prizes
    Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
    Arndís Þórarinsdóttir, Sigmundur B. Þorgeirsson