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Sarah Ardizzone

London-based Sarah Ardizzone has translated many writers from French into English, including such exciting names as Daniel Pennac, Timothée de Fombelle, Barroux, Marjolaine Leray or Marianne Dubuc. She also runs translation workshops and is active in the Translators in Schools projects. She is the mastermind behind the stage production of Alpha, which premiered at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this year, and will be on at the South Ken Kids Festival on Friday 18th. Sarah Ardizzone won the Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation twice, in 2005 for Daniel Pennac’s Eye of the Wolf and in 2009 for Timothée de Fombelle’s eco-adventure Toby Alone.

Recent books:
The Book of Pearl (June 2016, Walker)
Alpha, Bessora, Barroux (2016, Barrington Stoke)
Vango Book Two: A Prince Without a Kingdom (March 2015, Walker)
School Blues, Daniel Pennac (2011, Quercus)
The Little Prince, Joann Sfar (October 2010, HMH Books)


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