Linda Bondestam nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial award
Linda Bondestam, one of Finland’s most acknowledged children’s book illustrators, got nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award earlier this year. The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is the world’s largest children’s literature award. This year, 264 candidates from 64 countries got nominated. Bondestam has been nominated for the award four times in total.
Bondestam is well known for her strikingly beautiful and detailed illustrations in splendid colours. Good Night, World, the first book written and illustrated by the artist, was released in 2018.