UKLA longlists

It’s fantastic to see three children’s books in translation on the longlists for the UK Literacy Association‘s awards. Tonke Dragt’s The Letter for the King, which I translated for Pushkin Children’s Books, is in the 7-11 category. The category for older readers (12-16+) includes two titles in translation: Timothée de Fombelle’s Vango, translated by Sarah Ardizzone for Walker Books, and Wolfgang Herrndorf’s wonderful Tschick, translated by Tim Mohr as Why We Took the Car for Andersen Press and for Arthur A. Levine in the States. There are so many other great books on the UKLA lists too. I’m heading off to the bookshop with a long list of my own…

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