The Astrid Lindgren prize

The Astrid Lindgren Prize was instituted by Rabén & Sjögren in 1967 to mark Astrid Lindgren’s 60th birthday. It has been awarded every year, on 14th November for meritorious authorship within the realm of Swedish literature for children and youth.

Prize winners to date:

2013 Katarina von Bredow
2012 Katarina Kieri
2011 Jan Lööf
2010 Moni Nilsson
2009 Olof and Lena Landström
2008 Pija Lindenbaum
2007 Helena Östlund
2006 Ulf Nilsson
2005 Jujja Wieslander
2004 Pernilla Stalfeldt
2003 Sven Nordqvist
2002 Stefan Casta
2001 Eva Eriksson
2000 Annika Thor
1999 Per Nilsson
1998 Bo R Holmberg
1997 Anna-Clara and Thomas Tidholm
1996 Henning Mankell
1995 Peter Pohl
1994 Eva Wikander
1993 Ulf Stark
1992 Sven Christer Swahn
1991 Max Lundgren
1990 Maj Bylock
1989 Annika Holm
1988 Lena Anderson and Christina Björk
1987 Nan Inger Östman
1986 Margareta Strömstedt
1985 Viveca Lärn Sundvall
1984 Astrid Bergman Sucksdorff
1983 Siv Widerberg
1982 Inger Brattström
1981 Gunilla Bergström
1980 Maud Reuterswärd
1979 Rose Lagercrantz
1978 Gunnel Linde
1977 Kerstin Thorvall
1976 Irmelin Sandman Lilius
1975 Hans-Eric Hellberg
1974 Inger and Lasse Sandberg
1973 Barbro Lindgren
1972 Maria Gripe
1971 Hans Peterson
1970 Lennart Hellsing
1969 Harry Kullman
1968 Ann Mari Falk
1967 Åke Holmberg