If you’re not sure, this cool infographic from the 7Brands website provides a fascinating list.
Created by the folks at 7Brands as part of the World Book Day celebration, this infographic colorfully lists 50 of the world’s most translated books. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is in first place racking up 253 translations with Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio a close second with 240 and John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress a more distant third at 200.
Of course, that just the start. There are 47 more to go so click on the link and see if any of your favorites made the countdown.
(They also provide a full list of the sources used to create the infographic, along with additional links, at this Google Doc.)
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.