IBBY Australia Inc. are thrilled to announce the names of the two Australian nominees, Ursula Dubosarsky (writing) and Bronwyn Bancroft (illustration) for the prestigious international 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award. The winners will be announced at the Bologna Book Fair in 2016 and medals presented at the IBBY International Congress in Auckland in August of that year.
The full list of nominees and the judges are listed on the website and there is also a Press Release (pdf) with details about the two Australian nominees. You can also see a explanation about the Hans Christian Andersen Award here.
Congratulations to both Australian nominees.