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February fun

The Flemish Literature Fund organised another wonderful Publishers’ Tour in Flanders for children’s literature professionals. It was great to be able to take part in a session at the Vertalershuis in Antwerp, where Aline Sax and I introduced her work to publishers from nine different countries. German translator Rolf Erdorf talked to Michael De Cock [...]
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Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour

I’ve just taken part in the Sydney Taylor Book Award blog tour, along with the authors and illustrators of this year’s winning books. Together with Aline Sax, the author of The War within These Walls, and illustrator Caryl Strzelecki, I made my first stop at Joyce Hostetter’s great blog The 3 R’s – Reading, ‘Riting [...]
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Prizes and surprises

Blimey! What an exciting and surprising month it’s been. One of my recent translations, The War within These Walls, written by Aline Sax, illustrated by Caryl Strzelecki, and published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, has won a hat-trick of amazing awards in the United States: the Jewish Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult [...]
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The War within These Walls

Hoorah for the postman! I was delighted with the parcel he brought this morning, which contained six lovely, fresh copies of Aline Sax’s The War within These Walls, illustrated by Caryl Strzelecki, published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, and translated by me. It’s a beautifully written and visually stunning story about a young man [...]
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