Whether you’re a seasoned linguist or just beginning to explore other languages, drop in and check out The Spectacular Translation Machine! A brilliant introduction to the wonderful world of literary translation that’s fun and accessible to all, anyone and everyone can take part and help us to translate part of the picture book La Petite Créature by Marjolaine Leray. With top literary translators on hand to guide you, including French translator Sarah Ardizzone, each page is displayed individually and you can choose which to translate using both the images and the words for inspiration. Translate into any language you wish. By the end of the process we will have a multitude of interpretations, imaginings and languages! It’s free so just drop in and help us translate part – or all – of this delightful and quirky French illustrated book.
Please note, this is a designated schools event.