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Five books nominated for the Children’s and Youth Book Prize 2024

Five books in three national languages have made it onto the shortlist for the Children's and Young People's Book Prize 2024. They were written and drawn by Nando von Arb, Reto Crameri, Victoire de Changy, Fanny Dreyer, Eva Rottmann and Lisa Voisard.

"Fürchten lernen" is the graphic novel by Nando von Arb, "Alua - Garten/Urwald" the textless picture book by Reto Crameri, "Collections" the picture book by Victoire de Changy with illustrations by Fanny Dreier, "Kurz vor dem Rand" the young adult novel by Eva Rottman and "Insektorama" the non-fiction book for children by Lisa Voisard. This was announced by those responsible on Thursday.

The Swiss Children's and Youth Book Prize is endowed with a total of 20,000 francs. It will be awarded on May 11 as part of the Solothurn Literature Days. The jury assessed 140 titles this year. The prize is sponsored by the Swiss Booksellers and Publishers Association (SBVV), the Solothurn Literature Days and the Swiss Institute for Children's and Youth Media (SIKJM).

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