Tag Archives: Foyles

An oddly unsettling children’s book

I picked up an odd little book in Foyles a while ago – a German picture book called Kurz nach sechs kommt die Echs by Nadina Budde and published by Peter Hammer Verlag. It stars a rather depresed looking lizard … Continue reading

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Other Worlds: Publishing children’s literature in translation

I had another trip down to the big city on Tuesday, this time for a discussion on children’s literture in translation held at the English Speaking Union in Mayfair. The panelists were Anthea Bell, Barry Cunningham and Danny Hahn of … Continue reading

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Love and Elbow Grease – ITD2012

So, yesterday was the International Translation Day 2012 conference put on by the Free Word Centre and English PEN, and held at Kings Place in London. Having heard about it at the TA Industry Day back in June, I knew … Continue reading

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