Iranian nominees for 2019 BIB named
Publish Date : Monday 11 March 2019 - 14:57
IBNA- Iran's Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults announced that Fifteen Iranian illustrators have been nominated for the 2019 Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB).
According to IBNA
correspondent, quoting from the public relations office of Iran's Center for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (ICIDCY), among the nominees are: Hassan Mousavi for the illustration of the book 'The Boxer' by Touti Publishing, Hassan Amehkan for 'The Fire Bird' by Dolphin Publishing in China, Mitra Abdollahi for “An Umbrella of Petals” by ICIDCY Press and Atieh Markazi for 'Sinbad Adventures' by Khorous Publishing.
The other nominees include Ghazaleh Bigdelou for 'An Umbrella with White Butterflies' by Touti Publishing, Noushin Safakhou 'Seven Horses, Seven Colors' and Amir Sha'banipour for 'Parrot and the Grocer' both by the Research Institute of the History of Children’s Literature.
Maneli Manouchehri for 'Farewell Moon' by Elmi Farhangi Publishing and Sara Miari “Mouse, Cat and other Friends” by Nayestan Publishings are among the other nominees.
The members of jury Jury panel were Farideh Shahbazi, Sahar Tarhandeh, Farshid Mesqali, Ali Buzari and Ali Hashemi Shahraki who picked 15 best out of 123 illustrators.
Biennial of Illustration Bratislava
is one of the oldest international honors for children's book illustrators. First awarded in 1967, it is one of the more prestigious children's book prizes today, along with Hans Christian Andersen Award