EIBF Event: Translating Julia with Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks, Nick Sharratt and James Robertson

EIBF Event: Translating Julia with Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks, Nick Sharratt and James Robertson
  • Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh International Book Festival, 5a Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR
    Edinburgh International Book Festival
    Edinburgh International Book Festival 5a Charlotte Square Edinburgh, EH2 4DR UNITED KINGDOM
  • 15/08/2015 15:15 - 15/08/2015 16:15

£4.50

Julia Donaldson returns to the Festival with something a little different. Joined by her illustrators Lydia Monks and Nick Sharratt she explores her books What the Ladybird Heard and What the Jackdaw Saw. Also taking part is novelist James Robertson with his latest Scots language translation, Whit the Clockleddy Heard. Together they discuss language, illustration and translation.

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved children's books, and was the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate. Her picture books include the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide. " " " "Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle series illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs - and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh.