Tower of Babel 2010

Tower of Babel Honour Diploma

The Tower of Babel Honour Diploma is awarded annually to an outstanding foreign book published in another country by a living children’s book author that is translated into Estonian and published in Estonia.

IBBY Estonia presents Tower of Babel Honour Diplomas to the author, translator and the Estonian publisher of the title selected by a panel of experts.

The aim of the award is to encourage the translation of good foreign children’s books into Estonian.

2011

Author: Grigory Oster (Russia)

Book: Õuduste kool (The School of Horrors)

Translator into Estonian: Ilona Kivirähk

Estonian Publisher: Varrak

2010

Author: Markus Zusak (Australia)

Book: Raamatuvaras (The Book Thief)

Translator into Estonian: Epp Aareleid

Estonian Publisher: Draakon & Kuu

2009

Author: Kristín Steinsdóttir (Iceland)

Book: Kodulinna ingel (Engill í vesturbænum – An Angel in the Neighbourhood)

Translator into Estonian: Toomas Lapp

Estonian Publisher: Nynorden

2008

Author: J. K. Rowling (UK)

Book: Harry Potter 1-7 (Harry Potter series)

Translator: Krista and Kaisa Kaer

Estonian Publisher: Varrak

2007

Author: Vladimir Timin (Komi Republic)

Book: Vana-Permi poisi Tikö seiklused (Adventures of an Komi-Permyak Boy)

Translator: Arvo Valton

Estonian Publisher: Kirjastuskesku

2006

Author: Louis Sachar (USA)

Book: Augud (Holes)

Translator: Leelo Märjamaa

Estonian Publisher: Draakon & Kuu

2005

Author: Moni Nilsson-Brännström (Sweden)

Book: Tsatsiki ja armastus (Tsatsiki och kärleken – Tsatsiki and Love)

Translator: Allar Sooneste

Estonian Publisher: Karrup

2004

Author: Philip Pullman

Book: Inglite torn (The Subtle Knife)

Translator: Eve Laur

Estonian Publisher: Tiritamm

 

Estonian Section of IBBY

January 2011