Martin Widmark awarded by the Swedish government

Martin Widmark was on August 18 awarded with the medal Illis quorum meruere labores by the government.

The justification for the medal reads: “The government allocates author Martin Widmark gold medal of the eighth the size of the inscription Illis quorum meruere labores for his outstanding writing and inspiring work to promote children and young people reading.”

The inscription on the medal Illis quorum means “To those whose actions make them worthy of it.” The medal is awarded to people for their efforts in cultural, scientific and other charitable causes.