Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2022

The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest international distinction given to authors and illustrators of children's books.  Given every other year by IBBY, the Hans Christian Andersen Awards recognize lifelong achievement and are given to an author and an illustrator whose complete works have made an important, lasting contribution to children's literature.

HCAA Jury 2020

The following were selected to serve as members of the 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury under the guidance of Jury President, Junko Yokota  (Evanston, IL, USA): Antoine Al Chartouni (Lebanon), Marilar Aleixandre (Spain), Evelyn Arzipe (Mexico/UK), Mariella Bertelli (Canada), Tina Bilban (Slovenia), Viviane Ezratty (France), Jiwone Lee (South Korea), Robin Morrow (Australia), Jaana Pesonen (Finland) and Cecilia Ana Repetti (Argentina). IBBY Executive Director Liz Page is an ex officio Jury member. Read the full press release here.