HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
BIENNIAL AWARDS FOR 
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
1966-2002
             THE LITTLE MERMAID 
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN     

These awards are presented to an author and an  illustrator whose complete works have made a lasting contribution to children's literature. The nominations are made by the National Sections of the International Board of Books for Young People (IBBY) and the winners are selected by an international jury of children's literature specialists. The awards are presented during the biennial IBBY Congress. The awards are made with the patronage of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and are supported by the Nissan Motor Co of Japan. Since 1966, this prize has been awarded to both an author and an illustrator. Prior to 1966, only an author award was presented.

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2002 Author Aiden Chambers UK
2002 Illustrator Quentin Blake UK
2000 Author Ana Maria Machado Brazil
2000 Illustrator Anthony Browne UK
1998 Author Katherine Paterson USA
1998 Illustrator Tomi Ungerer France
1996 Author Uri Orlev Israel
1996 Illustrator Klaus Eniskat Germany
1994 Author Michio Mado Japan
1994 Illustrator Jorg Muller Switzerland
1992 Author Virginia Hamilton USA
1992 Illustrator Kveta Pacovska Czechoslovakia
1990 Author Tormod Haugen Norway
1990 Illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger Austria
1988 Author Annie M.G. Schmidt Netherlands
1988 Illustrator Dusan Kallay Czechoslovakia
1986 Author Patricia Wrightson Australia
1986 Illustrator Robert Ingpen Australia
1984 Author Christine Nostlinger Austria
1984 Illustrator Mitsumasa Anno Japan
1982 Author Lygia Bojunga Nunes Brazil
1982 Illustrator Zbigniew Rychlicki Poland
1980 Author Bohumil Riha Czechoslovakia
1980 Illustrator Suekichi Akaba Japan
1978 Author Paula Fox USA
1978 Illustrator Svend Otto S. (Soerensen) Denmark
1976 Author Cecil Bodker Denmark
1976 Illustrator Tatjana Mawrina USSR
1974 Author Maria Gripe Sweden
1974 Illustrator Farshid Mesghali Iran
1972 Author Scott O'Dell USA
1972 Illustrator Ib Spang Olsen Denmark
1970 Author Gianni Rodari Italy
1970 Illustrator Maurice Sendak USA
1968 Author James Kruss & Jose Maria Sanchez-Silva Germany (Kruss) & Spain
1968 Illustrator Jiri Trnka Czechoslovakia
1966 Author Tove Jansson Finland
1966 Illustrator Alois Carigiet Switzerland
1964 Author Rene Guillot France
1962 Author Meindert De Jong USA
1960 Author Erich Kastner Germany
1958 Author Astrid Lindgren Sweden
1956 Author Eleanor Farjeon UK

 

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