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Hoorah! Publication day!

I’m so delighted that my translation of Tonke Dragt’s classic The Secrets of the Wild Wood is out today, published by Pushkin Children’s Books. I love this book and couldn’t be more chuffed that it’s now available to English-speaking readers. There’s also a special new paperback edition of the prequel, The Letter for the King, published [...]
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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 Letter for the King

Coming soon… I’m over the moon that Pushkin Press are to publish Tonke Dragt’s masterpiece, The Letter for the King, in English. It’s a knightly adventure about friendship, intrigue, conflict, difficult decisions and long journeys, and it has two of the most appealing characters in children’s literature. Once voted the best Dutch children’s book ever, [...]
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