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  • First Edition Translations | First Edition Translations | Page 6
    hope you had a lovely Christmas and New Year and look forward to working with you in 2011 Keep in touch through our mailing list or join us on Twitter and Facebook Get in touch via our Contacts page for a quote or just more information Posted on June 22 2011 August 7 2012 Author Bridget Categories First Edition Translations Miscellaneous Leave a comment on Happy New Year Merry Christmas Merry Christmas and a very happy new year from First Edition Translations The office will be closed from Friday 24th December until Tuesday 4th January 2011 See you in 2011 Posted on June 22 2011 August 7 2012 Author Bridget Categories First Edition Translations Miscellaneous Leave a comment on Merry Christmas Monet Our Editorial department are regularly involved with the translation of beautiful books but one of the highlights this year was the translation of a website for the Monet exhibition currently showing at Galeries Nationales Paris We translated the site from the original French into English and it is one of the most visually stunning projects we have ever worked on Taking you on an interactive journey through Claude Monet s art the website is innovative fascinating and spectacular The exhibition has also been a tremendous success so much so that it will remain open around the clock in its final four days Well worth a visit if you do happen to find yourself in Paris it is being held at the Galeries Nationales Grand Palais until 24 January 2011 But if a trip to Paris isn t on the agenda be sure to take an online wander www monet2010 com en You can also buy and download the catalogue the English version of which is distributed by Harry N Abrams http store abramsbooks com Posted on June 22

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  • Language | First Edition Translations | Page 2
    RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Category Language Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 16 Can you name all the countries where English is an official language Continue reading Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 16 Posted on December 16 2015 December 18 2015 Author Aniko Categories Advent Calendar Language Leave a comment on Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 16 Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 15 Elen síla lúmenn omentielmo This lovely greeting means a star shines on the hour of our meeting But can you recognise the language It s Quenya Continue reading Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 15 Posted on December 15 2015 December 15 2015 Author Aniko Categories Advent Calendar Language Leave a comment on Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 15 Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 14 Can you guess which English words have Welsh origins Here are some examples for you Continue reading Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 14 Posted on December 14 2015 Author Aniko Categories Advent Calendar Language Leave a comment on Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 14 Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 13 A beautiful quote about the role of translation on Day 13 Continue reading Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 13 Posted on December 13 2015 December 13 2015 Author Aniko Categories Advent Calendar Language Leave a comment on Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 13 Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 12 How many official languages are spoken in your country Continue reading Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 12 Posted on December 12 2015 December 13 2015 Author Aniko Categories Advent Calendar Language Leave a comment on Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 12 Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 11 Here is another interesting linguistic quote for you on Day 11 Continue reading Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 11 Posted on December 11 2015 December 13 2015 Author Aniko Categories Advent Calendar Language Leave a comment on Linguistic Advent Calendar Day 11 Linguistic Advent

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  • Language | First Edition Translations | Page 13
    2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 Categories Advent Calendar Business Case studies Export First Edition Translations Language Literature Miscellaneous Musings Primavera Translation Uncategorized World events Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Category Language Harry Potter fever Have you been caught up in Harry Potter fever this week I have yet to see the final installment am I the only one but can t wait 10 years 7 books 8 films And of course the phenomonen is not just in Harry s native UK the books have been officially translated into at least 67 other languages with a number of unofficial versions also available for those who just couldn t wait with varying results The titles of the books and films are often not a direct translation of the English even in America the Philosopher s Stone was replaced with Sorceror s And the translators had great fun with the whole Tom Marvolo Riddle I am Lord Voldemort wordplay challenge not to mention the various other rhymes acronyms dialects jokes invented words initials and spellings so vital to the plots The books have even been translated into Latin and Ancient Greek a great way to raise interest in the languages and provide modern reading texts According to the translator and Wikipedia the Ancient Greek version is the longest text written in Ancient Greek since the

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  • Do you judge a book by it’s cover..? | First Edition Translations
    2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 Categories Advent Calendar Business Case studies Export First Edition Translations Language Literature Miscellaneous Musings Primavera Translation Uncategorized World events Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Do you judge a book by it s cover Some years ago I was lucky enough to attend a fantastic creative writing course led by the sadly late great author Frederick E Smith best known for his 633 Squadron books Having just learnt of his recent death at age 93 I could go on and on about the wonderful Mr Smith but that perhaps is for another day During the course he talked about the importance of the cover of a book and it is a discussion we have had on many occasions here in our book mad office Often the choice of the book cover is made by the publishing company and can have the power to make or break a book Something FE as Mr Smith was sometimes referred to as are we knew to his cost He told us about one of his books which was all set around a top secret mission during WWII the whole point of the book being the secrecy of the target which was not revealed until the final chapters The publishers in their wisdom printed a picture of the target a bridge on the front cover Hmmm Books very often have different covers on subsequent print runs sometimes updated for a contemporary audience years after their original publication The Harry Potter series famously sported

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  • Book covers | First Edition Translations
    égalité fraternité Archives Archives Select Month February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 Categories Advent Calendar Business Case studies Export First Edition Translations Language Literature Miscellaneous Musings Primavera Translation Uncategorized World events Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Tag Book covers Do you judge a book by it s cover Some years ago I was lucky enough to attend a fantastic creative writing course led by the sadly late great author Frederick E Smith best known for his 633 Squadron books Having just learnt of his recent death at age 93 I

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  • Frederick E Smith | First Edition Translations
    égalité fraternité Archives Archives Select Month February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 Categories Advent Calendar Business Case studies Export First Edition Translations Language Literature Miscellaneous Musings Primavera Translation Uncategorized World events Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Tag Frederick E Smith Do you judge a book by it s cover Some years ago I was lucky enough to attend a fantastic creative writing course led by the sadly late great author Frederick E Smith best known for his 633 Squadron books Having just learnt of his recent death at age 93

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  • Pippi Longstocking around the world | First Edition Translations
    July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 Categories Advent Calendar Business Case studies Export First Edition Translations Language Literature Miscellaneous Musings Primavera Translation Uncategorized World events Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Pippi Longstocking around the world The office has been getting all nostalgic today after the Swedish author of the popular Pippi Longstocking series Astrid Lindgren was mentioned in a text being worked on by one of our team A bit of investigation later and we found out that the Brits German and Hungarian were all familiar with the fearless heroine but she didn t seem to have made her way into Brazilian popular culture or at least not our Brazilian But the books have been translated into over 70 languages and some of the variations of her name are wonderful try saying them out loud Our international staff knew her as Pippi Langstrumpf in Germany Harisnyás Pippi in Hungary Píppi Meialonga in Brazil and even Pippi Hosan hir in Wales And in Persian it is پیپی جوراببلنده or Pipi Joorab Bolandeh In some languages the translation just sounds nice take Changwazi Pipi for example in Chinese 长袜子皮皮 and I love the Filipino Potpot Habangmedyas Just roll it around your tongue In Indonesia she goes by the rather long winded monicker of Pippi Si Kaus Kaki Panjang but as her full name in the original is Pippilotta Comestibles Windowshade Curlymint Ephraimsdaughter Longstocking maybe it s not that extreme Most of these translations are based around the long socks or stockings but

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  • Astrid Lindgren | First Edition Translations
    2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 Categories Advent Calendar Business Case studies Export First Edition Translations Language Literature Miscellaneous Musings Primavera Translation Uncategorized World events Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Tag Astrid Lindgren Pippi Longstocking around the world The office has been getting all nostalgic today after the Swedish author of the popular Pippi Longstocking series Astrid Lindgren was mentioned in a text being worked on by one of our team A bit of investigation later and we found out that the Brits German and Hungarian were all familiar with the fearless heroine but she didn t seem to

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