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The Little Black Fish

A World of Books in Translation

Tiny Owl books are Riveting Reads! We’re very excited to be included in The School Library Association’s publication of A World of Books in Translation by Joy Court and Daniel Hahn as part of the Riveting Reads series. Initiated by author and SLA President Kevin Crossley-Holland, the annotated guide showcases over 100 children books in translation with additional commentary from authors, publishers and campaigners. “…Riveting Reads breaks completely new ground and is likely to mark…

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The Little Black Fish

Books build bridges not walls!

How do you empower children to become citizens of the world? Books in translation, of course! This was the overwhelming message at the ceremony for the Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation last night – and the crucial role translators have to play as “linguistic artists” in bringing literature from around the world to English-speaking audiences. This year saw 27 entries, representing a dozen languages from all around the globe. Six books were shortlisted…

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