Ulf Stark

Since his first book, Nutcases and Norms, Ulf Stark has written around 30 books for children and young adults, as well as a number of film, TV and theatre scripts. He has won many prizes in Sweden and internationally. Books by Ulf Stark have been translated into more than 20 languages and he has twice been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen prize.

Awards include:
Winner of Bonniers Junior children’s book competition 1984, with Dårfinkar och dönickar [Nutcases and norms]
Sweden’s author’s stipendium 1985
Zilveren Griffel, Holland 1986
Children's Book Choice, Belgium 1986
Nils Holgersson-award 1988 for Jaguaren [The Jaguar]
Literature children and young adult stipendium 1990
Astrid Lindgren prize 1993
Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 1994 for Kan du vissla Johanna? [Can you whistle Johanna?]
Expressen, Heffalump prize 1995 for Storebrorsan [Big brother]
Nominated for H.C. Andersen prize 1996
August prize 1996 för Min syster är en ängel [My sister is an angel]

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