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Mobile libraries nominated for 2019 Astrid Lindgren’s Award

Tehran, Hooshang Moradi Kermani, the prominent Iranian writer, and the mobile libraries of the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults once again nominated for the 2019 Astrid Lindgren's Award.

The Astrid Lindgren's Award is the world's greatest child and adolescent literature prize after the Hans Christian Andersen Prize.

With reviews of writers' works, Houshang Moradi kermani as the author of the books for children and teenagers and the rural mobile library in the section on reading literacy promotion projects were nominated as the 2019 candidates for Astrid Lindgren's Award.

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (14 November 1907 � 28 January 2002) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for children's book series featuring Pippi Longstocking, Emil i LAlnneberga, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children (Children of Noisy Village in the US), as well as the children's fantasy novels Mio, My Son, Ronia the Robber's Daughter, and The Brothers Lionheart. In January 2017, she was calculated to be the world's 18th most translated author and the fourth most-translated children's writer after Enid Blyton, H. C. Andersen and the Brothers Grimm. Lindgren has so far sold roughly 165 million books worldwide.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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