Meg Rosoff Named 2016 Astrid Lindgren Laureate

In a broadcast from the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm, the Swedish Arts Council announced yesterday that Meg Rosoff is the winner of this year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The award is the world’s largest for children’s books. Rosoff, who was born in the United States but currently based in London, is the author of the Printz Award-winning novel How I Live Now, as well as Just in Case, Picture Me Gone, and several picture books including Meet Wild Boars, Wild Boars Cook, and Jumpy Jack and Googily.

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For more information on the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, visit the award’s website.




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