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List of Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing winners from every year the award has been given out. All Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing award are listed along with photos for every Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing winners of all time. Anybody who won the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing, so most of the famous Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You're able to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. List items range from Gianni Rodari to Margaret Mahy. (28 items)
Aidan Chambers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing Winners List
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Aidan Chambers is a British author of children's and young-adult novels. He won both the British Carnegie Medal and the American Printz Award for Postcards from No Man's Land. For his "lasting contribution to children's literature" he won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002. ...more

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Ana Maria Machado is a Brazilian writer of children's books, one of the most significant alongside Lygia Bojunga Nunes and Ruth Rocha. She received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 2000 for her "lasting contribution to children's literature". ...more

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Annie M.G. Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing Winners List
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Anna Maria Geertruida "Annie" Schmidt was a Dutch writer. She is called the mother of the Dutch theatrical song and the queen of Dutch children's literature, praised for her "delicious Dutch idiom," and considered one of the greatest Dutch writers. An ultimate honour was extended to her posthumously, in 2007, when a group of Dutch historians compiled the "Canon of Dutch History" and included Schmidt, alongside national icons such as Vincent van Gogh and Anne Frank. Although Schmidt wrote poetry, songs, books, plays, musicals, and radio and television drama for adults, she is known best for children's books. Her best-known work for children may be the series Jip and Janneke. Many of her ...more

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Astrid Lindgren is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing Winners List
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Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for children's book series featuring Pippi Longstocking, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, and the Six Bullerby Children. As of May 2013, she is the world's 18th most translated author and the third most translated children's books author after H.C. Andersen and the Grimm brothers. Lindgren has sold roughly 144 million books worldwide. ...more

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