Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is a Swedish children's literature award, established by the Swedish government in 2002 in honour of the Swedish children's books writer Astrid Lindgren. The Astrid Lindgren Award may be awarded to writers, illustrators, narrators and/or promoters of reading whose work reflects the spirit of Astrid Lindgren. The object of the award is to increase interest in children’s and young people’s literature, and to promote children’s rights to culture on a global level.