Congratulations to WestWords chair, Libby Gleeson who has been nominated for The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the world’s largest award for children’s and young adult literature. 215 nominations from 59 countries have been made for the 2016 award. Libby is joined by five other nominees from Australia – the others being  Ursula Dubosarsky, Morris Gleitzman, Alison Lester, Melina Marchetta and Marcus Zusak.

Libby Gleeson nominated for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award