Books in other languages

Books for children aged 5-8

Here you can find a list of our recommended books for 5-8 year olds, which have been translated into other languages. Click on each language to see which books are available. They are listed in alphabetical order of author's surname.

Afrikaans

Mary Hoffman - Grace and Family - (South Africa) Human & Rousseau

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile

 

Arabic

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

 

Belgium & Holland

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star-  De Vries-Brouwers Laura’s Ster

 

Canada

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school (French)

 

Catalan

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - (& Castillan) Serres

Alan Durant - Always and Forever - skyla Editores

Michael Rosen - Michaels Rosen’s Sad Book

Mark Sperring - Wanda’s First Day - Random House Mondadori

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong -  Editorial Cruilla 2005 title - La granota I la merla

Margaret Wild - Fox - Ekare

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy -  Cruilla

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid  - Cruilla

 

Chinese

Nicholas Allan - Heaven - Taiwan Mac

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - House of Electronics Industry

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - (Traditional) Taiwan Mac

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - China Children’s Press & Publication Group, Beijing Science & Technology Press

John Burningham - Granpa - Taiwan Mac

Emma Chichester Clark - Melrose and Croc Friends for Life - HC China

Emma Chichester Clark - Melrose and Croc Find a Smile - HC China

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Grimm Press

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (Simplified)

Debi Gliori - No Matter What - Publisher Alvita

Annalena McAfee - The Visitors who came to stay (Simplified & Complex)

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile (Simplified & Complex)

Michael Rosen - Michael Rosen’s Sad Book (Complex)

Andrea Shavick - You’ll Soon Grow Alex

Francesca Simon- Hugo and the Bully Frogs - Parragon (Simplified)

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong - Goldencraft 2000/ Hunan Juvenile PH 2001

Margaret Wild - Fox  - Yuan Liou (Simplified & Complex)

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - People’s Literature Publishing House

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - (Simplified) China Children’s Publishing House

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - (Complex) The Eastern Publishing Company

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - (Simplified) China Children’s Publishing House

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - (Complex) The Eastern Publishing Company

 

Croatian

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all - Golden Marketing

 

Czech

Jacqueline Wilson - Cliffhanger - BB Art

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - BB Art

Jacqueline Wilson - Buried Alive - BB Art

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - BB Art

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - BB Art

 

Danish

Giles Andreae - There’s a House inside my Mummy

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Nylendi

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - P. Haase & søn Forlag

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Sesam Aschehoug

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all - Klematis

Ted Dewan - Crispin and the 3 Little Pigs - Klematis

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Alan Durant - Always and Forever - Sesam Aschehoug

Hiawyn Oram - Little Brother and the Cough - Sesam

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile

Andrea Shavick - You’ll Soon Grow Alex

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong - Forlaget Alma 1991 Liv og dod

Ian Whybrow - Whiff - Klematis

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Apostrof

 

Dutch

Matt Buckingham - The Not so Abominable Snowman

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Lemniscaat

Alexis Deacon - Beegu - Luister

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Alan Durant - Always and Forever -  Van Buuren Kinderboeken

Mary Hoffman - Amazing Grace - Gottmer

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Hiawyn Oram - Little Brother and the Cough - Holland

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile

Michael Rosen - Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

Maurice Sendak - Where the Wild things are - Lemniscaat

Andrea Shavick - You’ll Soon Grow Alex

Frances Thomas - Maybe One Day  - Zirkoon

Max Velthuijs - Frog is sad - Uitgeverij Leopold bv, Amsterdam  Kikker is bedroefd

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong - Leopold 1992 Kikker en het vogeltje

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls  - Davidsfonds uitgeverij

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Davidsfonds uitgeverij

 

Faroe Islands

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Bókadeildin Foroya Laerarafelags

 

Finnish

Giles Andreae - There’s a House inside my Mummy

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Weilin & Göös Lauran Tähti

Emma Chichester Clark - Up in Heaven - Kustannus-Makela Oy 2003 title - Koirien Taivas

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Kustannus Makela Oy

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all - Sandviks

Ted Dewan - Crispin and the 3 Little Pigs - Sandviks

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Alan Durant - Always and Forever -  Kustannus Makela Oy

Andrea Shavick - You’ll Soon Grow Alex

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid -  Otava

 

French

Nicholas Allan - Heaven -  Mijade

Giles Andreae - There’s a House inside my Mummy

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Magnard Jeunesse L'étoile de Laura

John Burningham - Granpa - Flammarion

Emma Chichester Clark - Melrose and Croc Friends for Life  - Gallimard Jeunesse

Emma Chichester Clark - Melrose and Croc Find a Smile  - Gallimard Jeunesse

Emma Chichester Clark - Up in Heaven - Gallimard Jeunesse 2003 Molly au paradis

Lauren Child - Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Les Editions du Seuil

Alexis Deacon - Beegu - French Editions Kaleidoscope

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all - Gautier Languereau

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Alan Durant - Always and Forever -  Hachette Livre

Annalena McAfee - The Visitors who came to stay

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile

Michael Rosen - Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

Mark Sperring - Wanda’s First Day - Scholastic Canada

Max Velthuijs - Frog is sad - Pastel 2004 Petit-Bond est triste

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong-  Pastel 1991 La decouverte de Petit-Bond

Ian Whybrow - Whiff  - French Editions Kaleidoscope

Hans Wilhelm - I’ll Always Love You - Flammarion

Hans Wilhelm - Let’s be friends again - Flammarion

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Hachette

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Gallimard

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Gallimard

 

German

Giles Andreae - There’s a House inside my Mummy

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Carlsen

John Burningham - Granpa - Bibliographisches Insitut

Lauren Child - Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Bibliographisches Insitut

Alexis Deacon - Beegu - Bibliographisches Insitut

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all -  Edition Riesenrad

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Alan Durant - Always and Forever - Friedrich Witting Verlag

Mary Hoffman - Amazing Grace - Alibaba Verlag

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Michael Rosen - Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong - Verlag Sauerlander 1992 Was ist das ? Fragt der Frosch

Margaret Wild - Fox - Carlsen

Hans Wilhelm - I’ll Always Love You - Carlsen Verlag

Hans Wilhelm - Let’s be friends again - Carlsen Verlag

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Oetinger

 

Greek

Giles Andreae - There’s a House inside my Mummy

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Modern Times

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Ilias Kambanas Publishing, Livani Publishing Organisation

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Alan Durant - Always and Forever - S Patakis Publications

Jacqueline Wilson - Cliffhanger - Psichogios

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Psichogios

Jacqueline Wilson - Buried Alive  - Psichogios

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Psichogios

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Psichogios

 

Hebrew

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Pikarski Literacy Agency

Lauren Child - Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile

Margaret Wild - Fox - Zeltner

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Miskal

 

Hungarian

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Varázsládika Kiadó Laura csillg

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Animus

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Animus

 

Iceland

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star -  Mál og menning, Isöld ihf

 

Indonesian

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Mizan Publishing

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls -  Gramedia

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Gramedia

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Gramedia

 

Italian

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - RCS Libra SpA, Fabbri Editori, Carlo Gallucci Editore La Stella di Laura

Emma Chichester Clark - Up in Heaven - AER 2003  Lassu, in paradiso

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Edizioni el SRL

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong - Mondadori 1998 Il ranochhio e il merlo

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Salani

Jacqueline Wilson - Buried Alive - Salani

Jacqueline Wilson - Cliffhanger - Piemme

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Salani

 

Irish

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Irish Medium Resource Unit

 

Japanese

Nicholas Allan - Heaven - Kawai Shuppan

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Befana

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star-  Nishimuru Co. Ltd

John Burningham - Granpa - Holp Shuppan Ltd

Emma Chichester Clark - Melrose and Croc Friends for Life - Hyoronsha

Emma Chichester Clark - Melrose and Croc Find a Smile -  Hyoronsha

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Alexis Deacon - Beegu - Tokuma Shoten

Alan Durant - Always and Forever - Hyoronsha

Lesley Ely - Looking after Louis - Froebel

Hiawyn Oram - Little Brother and the Cough - Hyoronsha

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile

Michael Rosen - Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

Mark Sperring - Wanda’s First Day - Komine Shoten

Max Velthuijs - Frog is sad - The Sailor Publishing Company

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong - The Sailor Publishing Company

Margaret Wild - Fox - BL

Hans Wilhelm - I’ll Always Love You - Hyoronsha

Hans Wilhelm - Let’s be friends again - Hyoronsha

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Kaiseisha

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Komine Shoten

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Kaiseisha

 

Korean

Giles Andreae - There’s a House inside my Mummy

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Woongjin

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - AgaWorld Publishing

Matt Buckingham - The Not so Abominable Snowman

John Burningham - Granpa - Bir Publishing

Emma Chichester Clark - Up in Heaven -  Jak Eun Chaekbang

Lauren Child - Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Babette Cole - Two of Everything  Borim Publishing

Alexis Deacon - Beegu - Theknn Company Inc.

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all - Korea Child Academy

Alan Durant - Always and Forever - Hemingway Korea

Lesley Ely - Looking after Louis - Jangone Education

Mary Hoffman - Amazing Grace - Sigongsa

Annalena McAfee - The Visitors who came to stay

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Jan Ormerod - When an Elephant comes to School - Jangone Education

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile

Andrea Shavick - You’ll Soon Grow Alex

Mark Sperring - Wanda’s First Day - Hong Jin P+M Publishing

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong

Margaret Wild - Fox - Bluebird Publishing

Hans Wilhelm - Let’s be friends again - Jungin Books

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Sigongsa

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Sigongsa

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Sigongsa

 

Luxembourg

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Baumhaus  Verlag Dem Laura säi Stär

 

Mongolian

Margaret Wild - Fox - Bolor Sudar

 

Norwegian

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Esstess-Forlaget title - Camille og solsikkene

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Sanviks Bokforlag A/S Sonjas stjerne

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all - Sandviks

Ted Dewan - Crispin and the 3 Little Pigs - Sandviks

Maurice Sendak - Where the Wild things are - Cappelen

Max Velthuijs - Frog is sad - Det Norske Samlaget 2004  Frisken er lei seg

 

Polish

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Stardustmedia

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Skmedia Gwiazdka Laury

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Michael Rosen - Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Media Roszina

Jacqueline Wilson - Cliffhanger - Media Roszina

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Media Rodszon

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Media Roszina

 

Portuguese (Portugal)

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Minutos de Leitura A Estrela de Laura

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Editora Atica

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls -  Presenca Portuguese

Chris Wormell - The Saddest King - Editora Atica SA

 

Portuguese (Brazil)

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Log on Editora

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Editore Manole Ltda A Estrela de Laura

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile

Francesca Simon- Hugo and the Bully Frogs - Vale das Letras

Max Velthuijs - Frog is sad - Livraria Martins Fontes Editora 2004 O sapo esta triste

Margaret Wild - Fox - Brinque Book Editora de Livros Ltda

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Editora Atica

 

Romanian

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

 

Russian

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Tarna

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Rosman

 

Serbian

Margaret Wild - Fox - Beli Put

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Ruzno Pace

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid -  Ruzno Pace

 

Slovak

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Slovart

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Slovart

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid -  Slovart

 

Slovene

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Zalozba KRES d.o.o LarinaZvezdica

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - East West Operation

Lesley Ely - Looking after Louis - Damodar

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong - Slovenska Knjiga 1997  Zabec in pticje petje

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Mladinska Knjiga

 

Spanish

Nicholas Allan - Heaven - Ekare

Giles Andreae - There’s a House inside my Mummy

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - RBA Liros Camille y los girasols

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star (Spain) - Grijalbo Mondadori, S.A (Random House) La Estrella de Laura

Lauren Child - Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Babette Cole - Two of Everything - Planeta

Alexis Deacon - Beegu - Kokinos

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all -  Editorial Juventud

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Alan Durant - Always and Forever - skyla Editores

Caroline Pitcher - Augustus and his Smile - (South America only)

Michael Rosen - Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

Andrea Shavick - You’ll Soon Grow Alex (Mexico)

Mark Sperring - Wanda’s First Day - Random House Mondadori

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong (Mexico) - Secretaria de Educacion Publica 2007 Sapo y la cancion del mirlo

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong (Venezuela) - Ediciones Ekare 1992 Sapo y la cancion del mirlo

Margaret Wild - Fox - Ekare

Hans Wilhelm - I’ll Always Love You - Editorial Juventut

Hans Wilhelm - Let’s be friends again - Editoiral Joventut

Jacqueline Wilson - Cliffhanger - Santillana

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Hermes Editora

 

Swedish

Nicholas Allan - Heaven -  Sjostrands

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Sandviks Bokforlag A/S Laura's Stjärna

Emma Chichester Clark - Up in Heaven - Sjostrands Forlag 2003  Uppe I himlen

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all  - Sandviks

Ted Dewan - Crispin and the 3 Little Pigs - Sandviks

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Mary Hoffman - Grace and Family - Valentin

Hiawyn Oram - Little Brother and the Cough - Sjostrands

Max Velthuijs - Frog is sad - Berghs Forlag 2004 Grodan ar ledsen

Max Velthuijs - Frog and the birdsong - Berghs Forlag  Grodan och fagelsangen

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy-  Alfabeta

 

Switzerland

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - (German& French) Mondo, Editions S.A (Swiss German- Em Laura siin Stern)

 

Taiwan

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Chin-Chin-Publications Ltd

Andrea Shavick - You’ll Soon Grow Alex

Hans Wilhelm - Let’s be friends again - Hsinex

 

Thai

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Ann Meek - I’m Special, I’m Me!

Jacqueline Wilson - Cliffhanger-  Nanmee

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Nanmee

Jacqueline Wilson - Buried Alive - Nanmee

Jacqueline Wilson - The Cat Mummy - Nanmee

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Nanmee

 

Turkish

Laurence Anholt - Camille and the Sunflowers - Pearson Turkey

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

 

Ukranian

Kate DiCamillo - The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Jacqueline Wilson - The Suitcase Kid - Navchalna Knyha

 

Vietnamese

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star -  Thuong Books

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls -  Nha Nam

 

Welsh

Klaus Baumgart - Laura’s Star - Gomer Press Seren Lowri

John Burningham - Granpa - Riley Publications

Lauren Child - I am too absolutely small for school

Ted Dewan - Crispin: The Pig who had it all - Cymdeithas Lyfrau Ceredigion

Jan Ormerod - When an Elephant comes to School - Gomer

Andrea Shavick - You’ll Soon Grow Alex

Jacqueline Wilson - Bad Girls - Gomer Press

Hans Wilhelm - I’ll Always Love You

 

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