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International Youth Literature Collection: The Art of Translation

The Art of Translating Picture Books

Read Daniel Hahn's article published in the Children's Book Review here

A Conversation with Three Translators

Translators Ajia, Maya Fay and Laura Watkinson discuss their craft with Claudia Bedrick at the 2015 IBBY Regional Conference.

The Joys and Challenges of Translating Children's Books

Five translators share their experiences translating children's books in this article on the Words without Borders website. 

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Crossing Boundaries: Translations and Migrations

Bart Moeyaert and Aidan Chambers Discuss Translation at the 2012 IBBY Congress in London

Building Bridges

"Building Bridges: The Art of Children's Book Translation" appeared in this September 17, 2020 article in Publishers Weekly.  

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