IBBY Australia Inc  is proud to announce the nomination of two outstanding candidates for the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Awards.    Bob Graham and Christobel Mattingley are the Australian candidates.

Bob Graham is one of Australia’s most revered and best loved artists for children, and his disarmingly insightful and engaging work has also garnered an international reputation.

Christobel Mattingley has, in her long career as a writer, always shown a passionate commitment to subtly articulating and provoking debate via the prism of artfully constructed language.

The Hans Christian Andersen Awards are presented each two years to a living author and illustrator whose complete works have made a lasting contribution to children’s literature. This Award is the highest international recognition given to an author and an illustrator of children’s books.   The National Sections of IBBY nominate candidates and a distinguished international jury of children’s literature specialists selects the winners.

See the Press Release for more information.

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