Maria Laura Capobianco

Maria Laura Capobianco - Translator

Palermo, Province of Palermo, Italy

I am an experienced creative translator, transcreator, subtitler and proofreader, working from English and French into Italian.

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Overview

Hi everyone! I am the Italian translator of Neil Patrick Harris (instagram.com/nph - yeah, that's Barney Legendary Stinson for you!), Julian Clary (julianclary.co.uk), Nidhi Chanani (everydayloveart.com) and many other authors, including dear olde Oscar Wilde. I get my kicks (almost exclusively) out of words. Go and have a look at my portfolio! You can trust me to take care of your hard work from page 1 to the final word.
I am also a translator, transcreator, editor and subtitler from English and French into Italian, and I translate and edit pretty much everything creative, from fashion advertising to travel blogs.
Always striving to make this mortal coil a lil' bit funnier! 🌟

Services
Book Translation
Translation Assessment
Languages
English to Italian
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Classics
Comics & Graphic Novels
Contemporary Fiction
Picture Books
Poetry
Non-Fiction
Writing & Publishing

Certifications

  • Master's Degree in Translation

Work experience

Freelance translator

Self-employed
June, 2016 – Present (almost 4 years)

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Il principe felice e altre storie (Italian Edition)

Oscar Wilde

Questo volume riunisce le due raccolte: Il principe felice e altre fiabe e La casa dei melograni. Scritte dall’autore per i figli con intento educativo, fiabe e storie alludono sottilmente alle contraddizioni della morale vittoriana. Troviamo tra gli altri un Principe felice che non è poi così felice e un Gigante egoista che impara ad amare i bambini ma anche un Razzo ragguardevole e un tormen... read more

Questo volume riunisce le due raccolte: Il principe felice e altre fiabe e La casa dei melograni. Scritte dall’autore per i figli con intento educativo, fiabe e storie alludono sottilmente alle contraddizioni della morale vittoriana. Troviamo tra gli altri un Principe felice che non è poi così felice e un Gigante egoista che impara ad amare i bambini ma anche un Razzo ragguardevole e un tormen... read more

The Magic Misfits (Magic Misfits (1))

Neil Patrick Harris

A New York Times bestseller and USA Today bestselling book! From award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris comes the magical first book in a new series with plenty of tricks up its sleeve.When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B.B. Bosso and his crew of crooked carn... read more

A New York Times bestseller and USA Today bestselling book! From award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris comes the magical first book in a new series with plenty of tricks up its sleeve.When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B.B. Bosso and his crew of crooked carn... read more

The Magic Misfits: The Second Story

Neil Patrick Harris

From award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris comes the magical second book in the New York Times bestselling Magic Misfits series--with even more tricks up its sleeve. Growing up in an orphanage, Leila was bullied for being different. She turned her hardship into skill by becoming an escape artist--a valuable trait when you belong to a group of magical best friends. But when a famous psychic c... read more

From award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris comes the magical second book in the New York Times bestselling Magic Misfits series--with even more tricks up its sleeve. Growing up in an orphanage, Leila was bullied for being different. She turned her hardship into skill by becoming an escape artist--a valuable trait when you belong to a group of magical best friends. But when a famous psychic c... read more

Pashmina

Nidhi Chanani

A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017Amazon Top Twenty Children’s Book of the Year 2017Amazon Best Book of the month December 2017Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017 Texas Maverick Graphic Novel 2017Northern California Indie Bookseller Association Long-List TitlePriyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? A... read more

A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017Amazon Top Twenty Children’s Book of the Year 2017Amazon Best Book of the month December 2017Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017 Texas Maverick Graphic Novel 2017Northern California Indie Bookseller Association Long-List TitlePriyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? A... read more

The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self

Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley

New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller!Girls can rule the world—all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless. It’s a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet they’re consumed wit... read more

New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller!Girls can rule the world—all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless. It’s a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet they’re consumed wit... read more

Fatti sentire!

Peter H. Reynolds

La famiglia Ridens

Julian Clary

Welcome to Wonderland #1: Home Sweet Motel

Chris Grabenstein

“Outrageous hijinks and nonstop hilarity—five-stars!” —Lincoln Peirce, author of the Big Nate seriesFrom the bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and co-author with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots, and Treasure Hunters, comes a hilarious illustrated series about all the wacky things that happen when you live in a motel! Eleven-year-old P. T. Wilkie may be the ... read more

“Outrageous hijinks and nonstop hilarity—five-stars!” —Lincoln Peirce, author of the Big Nate seriesFrom the bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and co-author with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots, and Treasure Hunters, comes a hilarious illustrated series about all the wacky things that happen when you live in a motel! Eleven-year-old P. T. Wilkie may be the ... read more

Go with the Flow

Karen Schneemann, Lily Williams

High school students embark on a crash course of friendship, female empowerment, and women's health issues in Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann's graphic novel Go With the Flow. Good friends help you go with the flow.Best friends help you start a revolution.Sophomores Abby, Brit, Christine, and Sasha are fed up. Hazelton High never has enough tampons. Or pads. Or adults who will listen. Sick ... read more

High school students embark on a crash course of friendship, female empowerment, and women's health issues in Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann's graphic novel Go With the Flow. Good friends help you go with the flow.Best friends help you start a revolution.Sophomores Abby, Brit, Christine, and Sasha are fed up. Hazelton High never has enough tampons. Or pads. Or adults who will listen. Sick ... read more

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