HCAA 2020

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.

The 2020 Jury, selected by IBBY's Executive Committee from nominations made by its national sections, comprises ten distinguished members from across the globe.  Jury President Junko Yokota (Chicago, USA) will led the Jury selecting the winners of the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen awards.

For immediate release: The 2020 HCAA Shortlist (PDF)

HCAA 2020 Shortlist

HCAA 2020 Nominees

HCAA Nominees 2020 - Author Profiles

HCAA Nominees 2020 - Illustrator Proflies

HCAA 2020 Jury