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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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Mister Orange

I’m very pleased that Enchanted Lion Books in Brooklyn have recently published my translation of Truus Matti’s fine story Mister Orange, about a young boy, Linus, and his friendship with the artist Mondrian. Set against the backdrop of WWII, it’s a wonderful tale about art and life and about growing up and finding your place […]
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