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27.10.20 | News

Here are the winners of the Nordic Council prizes for 2020

Monika Fagerholm, Jens Mattsson, Jenny Lucander, Dag Johan Haugerud, Yngve Sæther, Sampo Haapamäki, and Jens-Kjeld Jensen have been awarded the Nordic Council prizes for 2020 at a digital awards ceremony on Tuesday evening. COVID-19 meant that the planned awards ceremony could no longer...

27.10.20 | News

Jens Mattsson and Jenny Lucander win the 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

The 2020 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize goes to the picture book “Vi är lajon!” by author Jens Mattsson from Sweden and illustrator Jenny Lucander from Finland. Jens Mattsson and Jenny Lucander have been awarded the prize for a work that is undeniably on the...

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.

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.

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.

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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Together at home - Join us for the awards ceremony for the 2020 Nordic Council prizes

The Nordic Council prizes will be awarded online during a special awards ceremony on 27 October 21.10 (CET). Although the coronavirus pandemic may have stopped us from hosting our traditional awards ceremony, it has also given us the opportunity to create a new and more personal exper...