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02.04.20 | News

Nominees for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

A modern fable about a duck who lives in the city and can no longer fly, poems about a domestic tyrant and his son in the form of a diary, and an indomitable pearl diver on the hunt for the elusive Treasure Pearl – these are just some of the stories among this year’s 14 nominees for the...

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Karin Erlandsson

Karin Erlandsson: Segraren<i>.</i> Novel, Schildts & Söderströms, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Gabriella Sköldenberg

Gabriella Sköldenberg: Trettonde sommaren. Young adult novel, Natur & Kultur, 2018. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Johan Ehn

Johan Ehn: Hästpojkarna. Young adult novel, Gilla Böcker, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Karen Anne Buljo & Inga-Wiktoria Påve (ill.)

Karen Anne Buljo & Inga-Wiktoria Påve (ill.): Guovssu guovssahasat. Picture book, Davvi Girji, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize...

Åse Ombustvedt & Skinkeape (ill.)

Åse Ombustvedt & Skinkeape (ill.): Når er jeg gammel nok til å skyte faren min? Youth poetry, Ena Forlag, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Liter...

Ane Barmen

Ane Barmen: Draumar betyr ingenting. Young adult novel, Gyldendal, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir

Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir: Villueyjar. Young adult novel, Björt bókaútgáfa; Bókabeitan, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Lani Yamamoto

Lani Yamamoto: Egill spámaður. Picture book, Angústúra, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Juaaka Lyberth & Maja-Lisa Kehlet (ill.)

Juaaka Lyberth & Maja-Lisa Kehlet (ill.): Orpilissat nunarsuarmi kusanarnersaat. Picture book, Milik Publishing, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’...

Rakel Helmsdal

Rakel Helmsdal: Loftar tú mær? Picture book, Bókadeild Føroya Lærarafelags, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Jens Mattsson & Jenny Lucander (ill.)

Jens Mattsson & Jenny Lucander (ill.): Vi är Lajon! Picture book, Förlaget M, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.

Veera Salmi & Matti Pikkujämsä (ill.)

Veera Salmi & Matti Pikkujämsä (ill.): Sorsa Aaltonen ja lentämisen oireet. Picture book, Otava, 2019. Nominated for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Pri...

Merete Pryds Helle & Helle Vibeke Jensen (ill.)

Merete Pryds Helle & Helle Vibeke Jensen (ill.): Min øjesten (“Apple Of My Eye”, not translated into English). Picture novel, Dansklærerforeningens Forlag, 2019. Nominated for the 202...

Nina Ivarsson

Nina Ivarsson: Risulven Risulven. Novel, Rabén & Sjögren, 2017.

Karen Anne Buljo

Karen Anne Buljo: Šiellaspeajal. Poetry collection, Davvi Girji, 2017.

Kristin Roskifte

Kristin Roskifte: Alle sammen teller. Picture book, Magikon, 2018.

Eli Hovdenak

Eli Hovdenak: Det var ikke en busk. Picture book, Ena, 2018.

Sigrún Eldjárn

Sigrún Eldjárn: Silfurlykillinn. Novel, Forlagið / Mál og Menning, 2018.

Marika Maijala

Marika Maijala: Ruusun matka. Picture book, Etana Editions, 2018.

Jakob Martin Strid

Jakob Martin Strid: Da Mumbo Jumbo blev kæmpestor. Picture book/comic book, Gyldendal, 2018.

Cecilie Eken

Cecilie Eken: Styrke. Karanagalaksen. Log I. Novel, Høst & Søn, 2018.

Sara Lundberg

Sara Lundberg: Fågeln i mig flyger vart den vill. Picture book, Mirando Bok, 2017

Karin Erlandsson
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Karin Erlandsson
Karen Anne Buljo & Inga-Wiktoria Påve
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Karen Anne Buljo & Inga-Wiktoria Påve
Juaaka Lyberth & Maja-Lisa Kehlet
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Juaaka Lyberth & Maja-Lisa Kehlet
Åse Ombustvedt & Marianne Gretteberg Engedal
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Åse Ombustvedt & Marianne Gretteberg Engedal
Veera Salmi & Matti Pikkujämsä
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Veera Salmi & Matti Pikkujämsä
Rebecca Bach-Lauritsen & Anna Margrethe Kjærgaard
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Rebecca Bach-Lauritsen & Anna Margrethe Kjærgaard
Merete Pryds Helle & Helle Vibeke Jensen
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Merete Pryds Helle & Helle Vibeke Jensen
Jens Mattsson & Jenny Lucander
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Jens Mattsson & Jenny Lucander
Rakel Helmsdal
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Rakel Helmsdal
Lani Yamamoto
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Lani Yamamoto
Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Ragnhildur Hólmgeirsdóttir
Ane Barmen
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Ane Barmen
Johan Ehn
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Johan Ehn
Nominees for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Nominees for the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Gabriella Sköldenberg
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Gabriella Sköldenberg
Vinder af Nordisk Råds børne- og ungdomslitteraturpris, Kristin Roskifte
Nordic Council prizes
Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
Vinder af Nordisk Råds børne- og ungdomslitteraturpris, Kristin Roskifte
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14 nominees for The Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize 2020
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De nominerte til Nordisk råds barne- og ungdomslitteraturpris 2018
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Nordiska rådets vinnarna av barn- och ungdomslitteraturpriset 2017
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De nominerade till Nordiska rådets barn- och ungdomslitteraturpris 2017
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Meet the winners of the 2016 Nordic Council prizes
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Arnar Már Arngrímsson: winner of the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
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Se de nominerede til Nordisk Råds børne- og ungdomslitteraturpris 2016
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Jakob Wegelius, vinder af Nordisk Råds børne- og ungdomslitteraturpris 2015
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Haakon Øvreås and Øyvind Torseter, winners of the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize 2014
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Håkon Øvreås: Brune
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Louis Jensen: Halli! Hallo! Så er der nye firkantede historier
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Andri Snær Magnason: Tímakistan
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Lani Yamamoto: Stína stórasæng
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Máret Ánne Sara: Ilmmiid gaskkas (Mellem verdener)
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Hanne Kvist: To af alting
03.07.18 | Information

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.