Marianne Kaurin is nominated for the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 2021

Marianne Kaurin is nominated for the prestigious German literary award Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 2021 for her children’s book “Blue Lagoon Deluxe”. From the jury’s statement: “A captivating and impressive novel emphasizing what really matters in friendships – also in our times with social media.”

“Blue Lagoon Deluxe” is from before awarded the German LUCHS of the Month by Radio Bremen and DIE ZEIT and Book of the Month by Deutsche Akademie Für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur. The audio edition is on the German radio channel h2 Best Book of the Year list.

The German edition is translated by Franziska Hüther and published by WooW Books.

Author’s photo: Studio Vest