The founder of Andersen Press and the Klaus Flugge Prize, the Hamburg-born Klaus Flugge will be honored in London on April 19.
Sixteen books are on the United Kingdom’s Klaus Flugge Prize longlist, which honors illustrators for their pivotal role in children’s books.
The £5,000 Klaus Flugge Prize is named for the Hamburg-born publisher who founded Andersen Press in 1976.
Designed to highlight the work of debut illustrators, the Klaus Flugge Prize pays £5,000 to the winner, from a six-title shortlist.
Literary agent Stephanie Barrouillet looks at trending themes in global children’s books markets, like diversity, emotional growth, and current events.