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    * Hans Christian Andersen Award *

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    (Wikipedia) - Hans Christian Andersen Award Hans Christian Andersen Medal (obverse, featuring a bust of Andersen)Not to be confused with the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award

    The Hans Christian Andersen Awards are a pair of biennial literary awards by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), recognising one living author and one living illustrator for their "lasting contribution to children''s literature". The writing award was inaugurated in 1956, the illustration award in 1966. The former is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for children''s literature".

    The awards are named for Hans Christian Andersen, the 19th-century Danish author of fairy tales, and each winner receive the Hans Christian Andersen Medaille, a gold medal with the bust of Andersen (see image). Medals are presented by the Queen of Denmark at the biennial IBBY Congress.



    "National Sections" of IBBY may nominate one author and one illustrator each and the panel considers only those nominees. For the 2012 HCA Awards, 27 authors and 30 illustrators were nominated by 32 "nations".

    National sections also nominate the judges. The 2012 panel comprised president María Jesús Gil Iglesia of Spain and ten others appointed by the IBBY executive.

    Award winners are announced at the annual Bologna Children''s Book Fair, in March or April. For 2012, five finalists for each award were announced 12 March 2012 and the winners one week later, 19 March.

    During April 2013 IBBY announced 29 writers and 31 illustrators nominated for the 2014 awards.

    On 17 March 2014 IBBY announced the shortlists of six writers and six illustrators for the 2014 awards, to be announced one week later, Monday, 24 March.

    Winners WritingTove Jansson, 1966 recipient for writing, with Mumintroll dollsDavid Almond, 2010 recipient for writing

    The award for authors was inaugurated in 1956 as the only Hans Christian Andersen Award. It has been conferred 30 times through 2012 including two awards in 1968.

    1956 - Eleanor Farjeon (United Kingdom) 1958 - Astrid Lindgren (Sweden) 1960 - Erich Kästner (Germany) 1962 - Meindert DeJong (USA) 1964 - René Guillot (France) 1966 - Tove Jansson (Finland) 1968 - James Krüss (Germany),José Maria Sanchez-Silva (Spain)1970 - Gianni Rodari (Italy) 1972 - Scott O''Dell (USA) 1974 - Maria Gripe (Sweden) 1976 - Cecil Bødker (Denmark) 1978 - Paula Fox (USA) 1980 - Bohumil Říha (Czechoslovakia) 1982 - Lygia Bojunga Nunes (Brazil) 1984 - Christine Nöstlinger (Austria) 1986 - Patricia Wrightson (Australia) 1988 - Annie M. G. Schmidt (Netherlands) 1990 - Tormod Haugen (Norway) 1992 - Virginia Hamilton (USA) 1994 - Michio Mado (Japan) 1996 - Uri Orlev (Israel) 1998 - Katherine Paterson (USA) 2000 - Ana Maria Machado (Brazil) 2002 - Aidan Chambers (United Kingdom) 2004 - Martin Waddell (Ireland) 2006 - Margaret Mahy (New Zealand) 2008 - Jürg Schubiger (Switzerland) 2010 - David Almond (United Kingdom) 2012 - María Teresa Andruetto (Argentina) 2014 - Nahoko Uehashi (Japan)Illustration

    The distinct award for illustrators was inaugurated in 1966 and it has been conferred 24 times through 2012.

    1966 - Alois Carigiet (Switzerland) 1968 - Jiří Trnka (Czechoslovakia) 1970 - Maurice Sendak (USA) 1972 - Ib Spang Olsen (Denmark) 1974 - Farshid Mesghali (Iran) 1976 - Tatjana Mawrina (USSR) 1978 - Svend Otto S. (Denmark) 1980 - Suekichi Akaba (Japan) 1982 - Zbigniew Rychlicki (Poland) 1984 - Mitsumasa Anno (Japan) 1986 - Robert Ingpen (Australia) 1988 - Dusan Kállay (Czechoslovakia) 1990 - Lisbeth Zwerger (Austria) 1992 - Kvĕta Pacovská (Czechoslovakia) 1994 - Jörg Müller (Switzerland) 1996 - Klaus Ensikat (Germany) 1998 - Tomi Ungerer (France) 2000 - Anthony Browne (United Kingdom) 2002 - Quentin Blake (United Kingdom) 2004 - Max Velthuijs (Netherlands) 2006 - Wolf Erlbruch (Germany) 2008 - Roberto Innocenti (Italy) 2010 - Jutta Bauer (Germany) 2012 - Petr Sís (Czech Republic) 2014 - Roger Mello (Brazil)
    Presidents of the award jury

    Jella Lepman established the International Youth Library in Munich in 1949 and called the 1952 conference "International Understanding through Children''s Books" that initiated IBBY. (Jella Lepman, German-language)

    Lepman served as jury president for the first three Andersen Awards, 1956 to 1960, and remained on the jury until her death in 1970, as the President of IBBY and then as its honorary president. Current four-year terms cover two award cycles.

    Machado subsequently won the Writing Award.

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