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Quotes of the classics

  Drink me! Illustration by John Tenniel, 1865.

So many out-of-the-way things had happened lately, that Alice had begun to think that very few things indeed were really impossible.

Lewis Carroll,

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


Books awarded in the 3rd Astrid Lindgren Memorial Literary Competition for Contemporary Books for Children and Adolescents

All the awarded books were published in the fall of 2013 by publishing houses cooperating with the Foundation at this project: Literatura, Publicat, Stentor and Nasza Księgarnia.



The Ark of Time Marcin Szczygielski


Age category 0-6

1st prize 

not awarded

2nd prize 

The Tale of the Blue Dog, or of Things That Are Difficult for Children Beata Majchrzak

3rd prize 

The Space Explorers – Frank and his Grandma Grażyna Bąkiewicz


Age category 6-10

1st prize 

On Stephen Hawking, the Black Hole and Underfloor Mice Katarzyna Ryrych

2nd prize

The Flying Aunts’ Club Rafał Witek

3rd prize

Noskawery Paweł Beręsewicz


Age category 10-14

1st prize

The Ark of Time Marcin Szczygielski

2nd prize

Not a Word about Little Sophie Zuzanna Orlińska

3rd prize

The Season for Green Chestnuts Barbara Kosmowska

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