Friday, October 13, 2006


"This is such an important award, especially in our perilous times. It makes us look beyond our horizons, and draws together readers and writers from around the world" - David Almond
The 2007 shortlist:
The Book of Everything by Guus Kuijer
translated from Dutch by John Nieuwenhuizen
(Young Picador, Macmillan, 2006)
A Bridge to the Stars by Henning Mankell
translated from Swedish by Laurie Thompson
(Andersen Press, 2005)
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
translated from German by Anthea Bell
(Chicken House, 2004)
The Flowing Queen by Kai Meyer
translated from German by Anthea Bell
(Egmont, 2005)
Just Like Tomorrow by Faiza Guene
translated from French by Sarah Adams
(Random House, 2006)
Mimus by Lilli Thal
translated from German by John Brownjohn
(Allen & Unwin, 2005)
The winner will be announced on 23rd January 2007 at a ceremony at The Arts Club, London, where the award and a prize of £1000 will be presented to the translator of the winning book.

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