2 links from Locus. Amazing news and very very sad news.
Tue 29 Mar 4:03 pm
Australian artist and writer Shaun Tan is the winner of the 2011 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, honoring children’s and young-adult literature….The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be presented to Tan at the Stockholm Concert Hall in Sweden on May 31, 2011.
Diana Wynne Jones (1934 – 2011)
Mon 28 Mar 9:30 am
Diana Wynne Jones, 76, died March 26, 2011 of cancer. Jones was a respected and prolific author of fantasy novels, many for children and young adul…