Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation

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The Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation is a literary prize awarded in the United Kingdom since 1996 to the translator of an outstanding work of fiction for young readers translated into English.

The award is given every two years, and was administered by the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature at Roehampton University, and in 2007 was sponsored by the Marsh Christian Trust and subsidised by the Arts Council of England. From 2008 the award has been administered by the English-Speaking Union.[1]


Multiple-award winners[edit]

Translator Anthea Bell has won three of the nine awards conferred since its establishment.

The American Library Association inaugurated its annual award for translated children's books in 1968, the Mildred L. Batchelder Award. It is conferred upon the publisher. Bell was the translator of four books that won Batchelder Awards from 1976 to 1995 and Patricia Crampton was the translator of the books that won in 1984 and 1987.[4]


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