Laura Watkinson (translator)
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Five Books editor Sophie Roell selects the best children’s books of 2019, after intense discussions with her family about which books should make the list.
The Murderer's Ape
Jakob Wegelius, translated by Peter Graves
Maria Turtschaninoff, translated by Annie Prime
The Cat Who Came in off the Roof
Annie M.G. Schmidt, translated by David Colmer
Reckless: The Petrified Flesh
Cornelia Funke, translated by Oliver Latsch
The Letter for the King
Tonke Dragt, translated by Laura Watkinson
The Beast Player
Nahoko Uehashi, translated by by Cathy Hirano
There is no shortage of great kids’ books written in English, but reading books in translation can open up whole new worlds and surprising perspectives. Adam Freudenheim, managing director of Pushkin Press, talks us through some of his favourites among the many books he’s published for kids, translated from other languages.