Monday, June 3, 2013

Lost in Translations (and Space!)

Today the UPS truck dropped off a pretty cool package. Well, the package wasn't that cool. It was a pretty standard yellow envelope. But the contents... ah! Inside the envelope were a few copies of the Hebrew translation of Zita the Spacegirl!

Unlike the Italian translation, I can't make heads or tails of this one. But it looks nice, and it's read right-to-left, which was a surprise. I worked with the translator, the wonderful Dana Zaibert, a little bit via email and she was really intent on getting the humor, in particular, to translate. Here's another look at the book:

Also you can wear it on your head JUST AS EASILY AS THE ENGLISH VERSION, no matter what your native language is.