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Anthea Bell is a British translator and author who has translated numerous literary works, especially children's literature, from French, German, Danish, and Polish, to English.
Anthea Bell was born in Suffolk. According to her own accounts, she picked up lateral thinking abilities essential in a translator from her father Adrian Bell, an author and the first Times cryptic crossword setter. She was educated at Somerville College, in Oxford.
She presently lives and works in Cambridge, United Kingdom. Her son Oliver Kamm is a columnist for The Times.
She has translated the works of numerous authors.