Women in Translation Month

On Baba's Back By Marianne Dubuc Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781616899127
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - January 11th, 2022

Baby koala Koko takes his first step toward independence in this endearing board book made for reading together.


Leilong the Library Bus By Julia Liu, Bei Lynn (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julia Liu, Bei Lynn (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781776573318
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Published: Gecko Press - August 3rd, 2021

A library-loving dinosaur reminds us how it feels to be transported by story in this picture book for young children.


Chirri & Chirra By Kaya Doi, Yuki Kaneko (Translator) Cover Image
By Kaya Doi, Yuki Kaneko (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781592701995
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - September 6th, 2016

The first book in a completely charming series by a well-known Japanese author and illustrator, Chirri & Chirra introduces two girl characters who go on wonderful adventures together through the natural world.


Little Mole's Wish By Sang-Keun Kim Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581345
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - November 19th, 2019

An Indie Next List Top 10 Pick!


With echoes of Raymond Briggs's classic The Snowman, here is a magical, timeless story about the friendship between a lonely little mole and a snowball he molds into a bear that comes to life.


Dandelion's Dream By Yoko Tanaka, Yoko Tanaka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Yoko Tanaka, Yoko Tanaka (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536204537
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Published: Candlewick - February 11th, 2020

What if a dandelion became a real lion? With enchanting, ethereal art, this wordless story shares a world where reality can be transfigured by imagination.


The Wolf Who Celebrated His Birthday By Eléonore Thuillier (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Orianne Lallemand (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eléonore Thuillier (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Orianne Lallemand (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9782733835579
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Published: Auzou - January 12th, 2016

The wolf is very excited--it's almost his birthday This year, he's decided to organize a big party to celebrate. However, when he announces his plan, his friends don't seem very enthusiastic about it. In a fit of rage, the wolf storms off... and that's when things get complicated


The Lost Soul By Olga Tokarczuk, Joanna Concejo (Illustrator), Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by) Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Joanna Concejo (Illustrator), Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781644210345
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Published: Seven Stories Press - February 23rd, 2021

The only book in English for readers of all ages by Nobel Prize-winning novelist Olga Tokarczuk is a beautifully illustrated meditation on the fullness of life.


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What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking By Tina Oziewicz, Aleksandra Zajac (Illustrator), Jennifer Croft (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tina Oziewicz, Aleksandra Zajac (Illustrator), Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781953861283
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Published: Elsewhere Editions - July 5th, 2022

An unruly cast of emotions come alive in this romping dreamworld, a place Maurice Sendak’s Wild Things could call home


Lisette's Lie By Catharina Valckx, Catharina Valckx (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781776574407
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Published: Gecko Press - May 3rd, 2022

A springtime fresh picture book about a good day out with friends--climbing mountains, swimming and singing--and the difference between storytelling and lies.


The Little One By Kiyo Tanaka (Created by), David Boyd (Translator) Cover Image
By Kiyo Tanaka (Created by), David Boyd (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781592703586
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - December 7th, 2021

A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of 2022

On her way home, a young girl meets a little figure that only she can see. Join the pair on an afternoon filled with tea and adventures, friendship and magic


Sato the Rabbit By Yuki Ainoya (Created by), Michael Blaskowsky (Translator) Cover Image
By Yuki Ainoya (Created by), Michael Blaskowsky (Translator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592703180
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - February 23rd, 2021

In this surreal collection of short vignettes, we are transported to the world of Sato the Rabbit: a world very much like our own, yet one that is imbued with an added dimension of wonder and curiosity, in which ordinary objects and everyday routines become magical encounters.


Beautiful Day!: Petite Poems for All Seasons By Rodoula Pappa, Seng Soun Ratanavanh (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951836146
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Published: Cameron Kids - March 2nd, 2021

A picture book of haiku-inspired poems celebrating the four seasons

Beautiful day!
Teach me, too, how to fly,
mother swallow!
In simple, poetic verse, a child observes their world from spring to summer, and autumn through winter, in this gentle ode to the seasons, accompanied by exquisite illustrations.
 


A Bear Named Bjorn By Delphine Perret, Delphine Perret (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Delphine Perret, Delphine Perret (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781776572694
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Published: Gecko Press - March 3rd, 2020

Bjorn lives in a cave. The walls are soft, the ground is comfortable, and just in front there is new grass and a rough tree, perfect for back-scratching.


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Neverforgotten By Alejandra Algorta, Aida Salazar (Translated by), Iván Rickenmann (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alejandra Algorta, Aida Salazar (Translated by), Iván Rickenmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140947
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Published: Levine Querido - October 26th, 2021

A New York Times Best Book of the Year
A Kids' Indie Next List
An Indies Introduce Selection
New York Public Library's Best of the Year
ABC Group Best Books for Young Readers


"A transformative, noteworthy debut. A philosophical read, begging discussion and interpretation."—Pam Muñoz Ryan, New York Times


Comet in Moominland (Moomins #1) By Tove Jansson, Tove Jansson (Illustrator), Elizabeth Portch (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tove Jansson, Tove Jansson (Illustrator), Elizabeth Portch (Translated by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780312608880
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Published: Square Fish - April 27th, 2010

When Moomintroll learns that a comet will be passing by, he and his friend Sniff travel to the Observatory on the Lonely Mountains to consult the Professors. Along the way, they have many adventures, but the greatest adventure of all awaits them when they learn that the comet is headed straight for their beloved Moominvalley.


Temple Alley Summer By Sachiko Kashiwaba, Avery Fischer Udagawa (Translator), Miho Satake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sachiko Kashiwaba, Avery Fischer Udagawa (Translator), Miho Satake (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632063038
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Published: Yonder - July 6th, 2021

Winner of the 2022 Mildred L. Batchelder Award

A July/August 2021 Kids' Indie Next Pick

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection


Kiki's Delivery Service By Eiko Kadono, Emily Balistrieri (Translated by) Cover Image
By Eiko Kadono, Emily Balistrieri (Translated by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781984896698
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Published: Yearling - June 8th, 2021

Soar into the modern classic about a young witch and her clever cat--the inspiration for the Hiyao Miyazaki film that became a phenomenom!

Half-witch Kiki never runs from a challenge. So when her thirteenth birthday arrives, she's eager to follow a witch's tradition: choose a new town to call home for one year.


Inkheart (Inkheart Trilogy, Book 1) By Cornelia Funke, Anthea Bell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Cornelia Funke, Anthea Bell (Translated by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780439709101
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 1st, 2005

From internationally acclaimed storyteller Cornelia Funke, this bestselling, magical epic is now out in paperback!

One cruel night, Meggie's father reads aloud from a book called INKHEART-- and an evil ruler escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. Suddenly, Meggie is smack in the middle of the kind of adventure she has only read about in books.


The Beast Player By Nahoko Uehashi, Cathy Hirano (Translated by) Cover Image
By Nahoko Uehashi, Cathy Hirano (Translated by)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781250233264
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Published: Square Fish - July 28th, 2020

Nahoko Uehashi's The Beast Player is an epic YA fantasy about a girl with a special power to communicate with magical beasts and the warring kingdom only she can save.


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Witch Hat Atelier 1 By Kamome Shirahama Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781632367709
Availability: Backordered
Published: Kodansha Comics - April 9th, 2019

Best of the Year — AV Club, New York Public Library, Nerdist, SYFY Wire, Chicago Public Library

"Harry Potter meets Kiki's Delivery Service!" -AV Club


Oksi By Mari Ahokoivu, Silja-Maaria Aronpuro (Translated by) Cover Image
By Mari Ahokoivu, Silja-Maaria Aronpuro (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141128
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Published: Levine Querido - October 26th, 2021

Booklist Editors' Choice
Bulletin Blue Ribbons 2021


"It's a fairytale nightmare of the highest quality, a heartfelt history lesson written in flames, a poem."—Comics Beat


Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel By Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by) Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541349
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 11th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

"A brilliant literary murder mystery." —Chicago Tribune

"Extraordinary. Tokarczuk's novel is funny, vivid, dangerous, and disturbing, and it raises some fierce questions about human behavior. My sincere admiration for her brilliant work." —Annie Proulx


Convenience Store Woman By Sayaka Murata, Ginny Tapley Takemori (Translator) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802129628
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Published: Grove Press - September 17th, 2019

Shortlisted for the Best Translated Book Award
Longlisted for the Believer Book Award

Longlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

A Los Angeles Times Bestseller


The Empire of Dirt: A Novel By Francesca Manfredi, Ekin Oklap (Translated by) Cover Image
By Francesca Manfredi, Ekin Oklap (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393881776
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 12th, 2022

In this captivating English-language debut, three generations of women must face their secrets and regrets when an old family curse awakens.