More Accolades for Tan

We add our congratulations to the long list of accolades for Shaun Tan, who’s backed up his Oscar win with the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Worth 5 million krona ($765,000), it’s the world’s richest prize for literature for children and young adults. Tan was reported as planning to donate a portion of the money to the Indigenous Literacy Project.

Another Australian to have won the award, endowed by the creator of Pippi Longstocking, is Sonya Hartnett, who won in 2008.

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