Eva Eriksson (illustrator)

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Eva Eriksson
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Eriksson at the 2012 Gothenburg Book Fair
Born (1949-05-13) 13 May 1949 (age 69)
NationalitySwedish
Notable work
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Eva Eriksson, born on 13 May 1949[1] in Halmstad, Sweden is a Swedish illustrator and writer. She has illustrated several children's books[2] by writers like Barbro Lindgren and Viveca Lärn. Some of her illustrated books have also been translated into the English language.

She educated herself at Konstfack in Stockholm. Between 2003-2012 she held seat number 1 of the Swedish Academy for Children's Books.[3]

Select bibliography[edit]

  • 2006: All the Dear Little Animals, written by Ulf Nilsson 32pp., ISBN 978-0-9582598-8-0[4]
  • 2009: When We Were Alone in the World, written by Ulf Nilsson, 32pp., ISBN 978-1-877467-35-6[5]
  • 2014: My Heart is Laughing, written by Rose Lagercrantz, 120pp., ISBN 9781927271216[6]
  • 2015: When I Am Happiest, written by Rose Lagercrantz, 128pp., ISBN 978-1-927271-89-6[7]
  • 2015: When Dad Showed Me the Universe, written by Ulf Stark. 32pp., ISBN 978-1-927271-81-0[8]
  • 2016: The Midsummer Tomte and the Little Rabbits, written by Ulf Stark. 120pp., ISBN 978-178250-244-9[9]
  • 2016: The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits, written by Ulf Stark. 104pp., ISBN 978-178250-136-7[10]
  • 2017: Little Sister Rabbit and the Fox, written by Ulf Nilsson. 32pp., ISBN 978-178250-378-1[11]
  • 2017: Little Sister Rabbit Gets Lost, written by Ulf Nilsson. 32pp., ISBN 978-178250-377-4[12]

Awards[edit]

  • 1981: Elsa Beskow plaque[13]
  • 1981: Expressens Heffalump
  • 1983: BMF Children's plaque (together with Ulf Nilsson ) for the Little Sister Rabbit
  • 1985: BMF Children's plaque (together with Viveca Lärn ) for We sneak in Enoch
  • 1986: Raben & Sjogren signs scholarship
  • 1998: BMF Children's Plaque for Malla's
  • 1999: Knut V Pettersson -stipendiat
  • 2001: Astrid Lindgren Prize
  • 2006: Ottilia Adelborg Prize
  • 2008: Emil Prize

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eva Eriksson" (in Swedish). sfi.se. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  2. ^ Anders Ekström (23 February 2007). "Med respekt för små barn" (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Svenska barnboksakademins tidigare ledamöter" (in Swedish). Swedish Academy for Children's Books. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  4. ^ Nilsson, Ulf. All the Dear Little Animals. Gecko Press. ISBN 9780958259880. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  5. ^ Nilsson, Ulf. When We Were Alone in the World. Gecko Press. ISBN 9781877467349. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  6. ^ Lagercrantz, Rose. My Heart is Laughing. Gecko Press. ISBN 9781927271216. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  7. ^ Lagercrantz, Rose. When I am Happiest. Gecko Press. ISBN 9781776570218. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  8. ^ Stark, Ulf. When Dad Showed Me the Universe. Gecko Press. ISBN 9781776570133. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  9. ^ Stark, Ulf (2016). The Midsummer Tomte and the Little Rabbits. Floris Books. ISBN 9781782502449.
  10. ^ Stark, Ulf (2016). The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits. Floris Books. ISBN 9781782501367.
  11. ^ Nilsson, Ulf (2017). Little Sister Rabbit and the Fox. Floris Books. ISBN 9781782503781.
  12. ^ Nilsson, Ulf (2017). Little Sister Rabbit Gets Lost. Floris Books. ISBN 9781782503774.
  13. ^ http://www.biblioteksforeningen.org/var-verksamhet/utmarkelser/elsa-beskow-plaketten/

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