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New Zealand author and illustrator nominated for international award

Congratulations to decorated New Zealand author and illustrator Gavin Bishop, who has been nominated for the 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Award by IBBY, the International Board on Books for Young People. The Hans Christian Andersen Award is the highest distinction given to authors and illustrators of children’s books, recognising a lifelong achievement and a body of work that has made an important, lasting contribution to children’s literature. There are 59 candidates from 33 countries, and the recipient of the award will be selected by a distinguished international jury.