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BOOKTRUST'S "IN OTHER WORDS"

A project designed to help UK editors publish more books in translation. In its first two years, sixteen titles were shortlisted and three have already been published in English, with at least two more on the way.

Books shortlisted for "In Other Words" and now published in English:

  • Elise and the Second-Hand Dog by Bjarne Reuter; illustrated by Kirsten Ragaard; translated by Siân Mackie; published by Wacky Bee Books (March 2018)

  • A Good Day for Climbing Trees by Jaco Jacobs; illustrated by Jim Tierney; translated by Kobus Geldenhuys; published by Rock the Boat (April 2018)

  • The Raven's Children by Yulia Yakovleva; translated by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp; published by Puffin Books (September 2018) 

IOW2018shortlist.jpg

BOOKTRUST'S "IN OTHER WORDS"

A project designed to help UK editors publish more books in translation. In its first two years, sixteen titles were shortlisted and three have already been published in English, with at least two more on the way.

Books shortlisted for "In Other Words" and now published in English:

  • Elise and the Second-Hand Dog by Bjarne Reuter; illustrated by Kirsten Ragaard; translated by Siân Mackie; published by Wacky Bee Books (March 2018)

  • A Good Day for Climbing Trees by Jaco Jacobs; illustrated by Jim Tierney; translated by Kobus Geldenhuys; published by Rock the Boat (April 2018)

  • The Raven's Children by Yulia Yakovleva; translated by Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp; published by Puffin Books (September 2018)

 

The project finished in 2019, producing a set of resources designed to help international publishers sell into the English language as well as help English language editors better understand how to assess books in translation.