Foreign Children's/Teen Books That Deserve A (New) English Translation

It can be terribly frustrating if the important books from your childhood were never translated into english, making them mostly unknown to your online contacts.
Especcially for books written in a relatively small language, this often means they didn't get the recognition they deserved.
Here's a place for you to list those books.

*please only list books that haven't got an english edition in the last 15 years*
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103 books · 57 voters · list created August 10th, 2010 by Jan (votes) .
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Jan 1297 books
83 friends
Renske 1170 books
11 friends
Paola 5324 books
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LenaLena 1285 books
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Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) 546 books
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Allie 156 books
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Ben 377 books
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Eleonora 713 books
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Comments Showing 1-4 of 4 (4 new)

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message 1: by Jan (new)

Jan Deleted Kruistocht in Spijkerbroek because there's a recent English translation Crusade in Jeans.


message 2: by Robin (new)

Robin De Brief voor de Koning has been translated, it came out late last year. Geheimen van het Wilde Woud should be coming out in 2015.


message 3: by Person (new)

Person Der Schrecksenmeister had a translation come out quite a while ago. It's called "The Alchemaster's Apprentice" in English.


message 4: by Anna (new)

Anna Kļaviņa Deleted My Song Of Songs: Solomon's Touch because it's not a children book and it's written in English.


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