Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation

Adminstered by:

Elizabeth Stokes

Director of Education

The English-Speaking Union

Dartmouth House

37 Charles Street

London W1J 5ED


Tel: 020 7529 1550

Fax: 0 20 7495 6108



Aims to encourage the translation of foreign children’s books into English.  It is a biennial award open to British translators of books for 4-16 year olds, published in the UK by a British publisher.  Any category will be considered with the exception of encyclopedias and reference books.  No electronic books.  The award is made to the translator.

Prize: £2000

Most recent winner (2007): Anthea Bell for her translation from German of The Flowing Queen by Kai Meyer 

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