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 2022 Nominees

Sixty-two candidates from 33 countries have been nominated for the 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Award.

  • Argentina: Author María Cristina Ramos; Illustrator Gusti
  • Australia: Author Margaret Wild; Illustrator Tohby Riddle
  • Austria: Author Heinz Janisch; Illustrator Linda Wolfsgruber
  • Belgium: Author Thomas Lavachery; Illustrator Carll Cneut
  • Brazil: Author Marina Colasanti; Illustrator Nelson Cruz
  • Canada: Author Angèle Delaunois; Illustrator Sydney Smith
  • China: Author Jin Bo; Illustrator Xiong Liang
  • Colombia and Venezuela: Illustrator Ivar Da Coll
  • Croatia: Illustrator Dubravka Kolanović
  • Cyprus: Author Anna Kouppanou; Illustrator Dora Oronti
  • Estonia: Author Andrus Kivirähk; Illustrator Piret Raud
  • France: Author Marie-Aude Murail; Illustrator Gilles Bachelet
  • Germany: Author Andreas Steinhöfel; Illustrator Nikolaus Heidelbach
  • Greece: Author Maria Papayanni; Illustrator Iris Samartzi
  • Hungary: Author András Dániel; Illustrator László Herbszt
  • Iran: Author Jamshid Khanian; Illustrator Pejman Rahimizadeh
  • Italy: Author Roberto Piumini; Illustrator Beatrice Alemagna
  • Japan: Author Joko Iwase; Illustrator Ryoji Arai
  • Republic of Korea: Author Yi Hyeon; Illustrator Suzy Lee
  • Latvia: Illustrator Aleksejs Naumovs
  • Lebanon: Author Fatima Sharafeddine; Illustrator Sinan Hallak
  • Lithuania: Illustrator Kestutis Kasparavičius
  • Netherlands: Author Tonke Dragt; Illustrator Sylvia Weve
  • Poland: Author Marcin Szczygielski; Illustrator Iwona Chmielewska
  • Russia: Author Sergey Makhotin; Illustrator Julja Gukova
  • Slovenia: Author Peter Svetina; Illustrator Damijan Stepančič
  • Spain: Author Jordi Sierra i Fabra; Illustrator Elena Odriozola
  • Sweden: Author Annika Thor; Illustrator Anna Bengtsson
  • Switzerland: Author Franz Hohler; Illustrator Catherine Louis
  • Turkey: Author Behiç Ak; Illustrator Mustafa Delioğlu
  • Ukraine: Author Halyna Malyk; Illustrator Kost' Lavro
  • United Kingdom: Author Marcus Sedgwick; Illustrator David McKee
  • USA: Author Linda Sue Park; Illustrator Kadir Nelson

Read the press release here.

HCAA 2022 Jury