David Almond and Meg Rosoff win Children’s Literature Prize Premio Letteratura Ragazzi 2019

Posted on 06/11/2019

Congratulazioni to David Almond and Meg Rosoff, who have been announced as winners of this year’s prestigious Premio Letteratura Ragazzi, an international prize awarded to the best books for children published in Italy.

David’s book The Dam (La Diga), illustrated by Levi Pinfold and published by Walker Books (UK) and Salani (Italy), triumphed in the Poetry category, while Meg’s Good Dog, McTavish (Che Bravo Cane), illustrated by Grace Easton and published by Barrington Stoke (UK) and Rizzoli (Italy) was one of three winners in the Primary School category.

The award, judged by both adults and children, was established in 1979, and numbers JK Rowling, Michael Morpurgo, and Louis Sachar among previous winners.