BREAKING NEWS: David Almond WINS!

by |March 26, 2010

“The Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury of the international Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) announces that David Almond from the United Kingdom is the winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Author Award… In awarding the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Medal for writing to David Almond, the jury has recognized the unique voice of a creator of magic realism for children. Almond captures his young readers’ imaginations and motivates them to read, think and be critical. His use of language is sophisticated and reaches across the ages.” The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)

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