The main objective of the Academy is to foster children’s and youth literature in Germany.
Along with awarding prizes and issuing specialist publications, the institution holds events throughout the year. It is made up of members from the fields of education as well
as art and culture, research and teaching and also politics and business. The Academy
supports forging links between science and practical work in the area of children’s and
young people's books. www.akademie-kjl.de