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Philip Pullman is one of the fifty-nine finalists selected for the Hans Christian Andersen Awards, which is the highest international recognition a writer or illustrator of children’s books can be awarded. Other finalists include Peter Sís, Chris Raschka, John Burningham, and Paul Fleischman.

The award is presented every two years by the International Board on Books for Young People and has existed since 1956 (1966 for illustrators.)

The chair of the International Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury, Maria Jesus Gil and Jury members from Argentina, Austria, Brazil, France, Greece, Iran, Russia, Sweden, Turkey, and the United States will meet on the 10th and 11th of March, 2012. The winners will be announced on the 19th of March, 2012 at the IBBY Press Conference at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

Click here for more information on the Hans Christian Andersen Awards.

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http://www.bridgetothestars.net/news/pullman-up-for-hans-christian-anderson-award/

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