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Interactive video lesson plan for: Being a Literary Translator | Q&A with Laura Watkinson.

Activity overview:

The sequel to The Letter for the King, called The Secrets of the Wild Wood, is out today (September 3rd) and to celebrate I had a chat with the translator of both books, Laura Watkinson.

What should you study to become a literary translator? Do you translate names too? How do puns work in translation? Watch the interview to find out the answers.

Thanks to everyone who sent in a question!

Follow Laura on Twitter.
https://twitter.com/Laura_Wat

Follow Pushkin Press for more translated children's books.
https://twitter.com/PushkinPress

Take a look at the #NameTheTranslator campaign.
https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&vertical=default&q=namethetranslator&src=typd

My Translation & Language Playlist.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaGhIHM9WMtaYLJz00N_FCYsb2wS8uReY

// B O O K S

The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt.
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18113445-the-letter-for-the-king
GoodReads US edition (wooo brand new!): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24612565-the-letter-for-the-king
Book Depository: http://bookdepository.com/The-Letter-for-the-King/9781782690269/?a_aid=booksandquills

The Secrets of the Wild Wood by Tonke Dragt.
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26025311-the-secrets-of-the-wild-wood?from_search=true&search_version=service
Book Depository: http://www.bookdepository.com/Secrets-Wild-Wood-Tonke-Dragt/9781782690610/?a_aid=booksandquills

I'm a Book Depository affiliate and get a small cut from every purchase made through my links.

// M E

Follow what I'm reading.
http://www.goodreads.com/booksandquills

http://www.twitter.com/booksandquills
http://booksandquills.tumblr.com
http://booksandquills.co.uk
http://www.instagram.com/booksandquills
Snapchat | Booksandquills

Second channel.
http://www.youtube.com/inturretandtree
http://inturretandtree.tumblr.com

// D E R P I N A M O D E

Cruelty-free beauty channel with Marion.
http://www.youtube.com/Derpinamode
http://www.twitter.com/derpinamode
http://derpinamode.tumblr.com

Tagged under: letter king,puskin press,tonke dragt, secrets wild wood,translation,translators,interview,dutch books, dutch books,Laura Watkinson

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