Elspeth Randelin

Elspeth Randelin is school librarian at Ytternäs school in Mariehamn, Finland. She is well known as a passionate promoter of a wide variety of ideas designed to inspire children and young people to read. Unwilling readers are a special challenge and many of the methods Elspeth promotes are aimed at just these readers, particularly boys, in the hope of luring them in to the wonderful world of literature. She lectures often in Finland and Sweden and has been awarded several prizes and scholarships for her work.