Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Found in translation
I recently discovered that one of the books I illustrated, The Purple Ribbon, has been published in Japanese! This is the first time one of my books has been translated, so cool! I love looking through it to compare the differences in design and how the type translates (not that I speak a word of Japanese). I really love what they did with the layout. Especially here on the contents page:
And here on the half title, where they put my little mouse spot below the title, as if it were hanging from a string. Such an elegant design:
I am going to have to learn a little Japanese so I can read some of the book to kids, or at least pronounce the title!