Baek Heena

Baek Heena has been named the 2020 laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the world’s most renowned prize for children’s literature. She started garnering international attention after being selected for the Illustrator of the Year Award for Cloud Bread at the 2005 Bologna Children’s Book Fair. While in 2017, her work Magic Candies was included in the IBBY Honour List in 2017.