Sara Piccinini

Sara Piccinini - Translator


Professional translator and proofreader from English and Spanish into Italian, specialized in children's books.

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So many books, so little time! That's my favourite quote because I find it deeply true and accurate. I help authors and publishers to have their books in other languages so that they can reach out to as many readers as possible.

I have been working as a translator and proofreader since 2017, and my main focus in literary translation is on children and young adult genres. I have also worked for a travel agency in the translation of a few chapters of William Stadiem's book, Jet Set, on US aviation history.

My language combinations are English and Spanish to Italian, my native language.

After my Bachelor's degree in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation, awarded in 2017, I have also obtained a Master's degree in Specialized Translation. These qualifications along with the period spent in London, allowed me to significantly improve my professional and communication skills in translation.

"She's the best! Hard-working and accurate. We have been working together for many years and she is invaluable to my company".

- Client / Colleague

"Sara has successfully translated my e-book from English into Italian".

- Celine Claire, author

Book Translation
Translation Assessment
English to Italian
Young Adult
Children’s Non-Fiction
Health & Wellbeing


  • Specialisation courses in Publishing Translation


  • Bachelor's Degree in Linguistic and Cultural Mediation
  • Master's Degree in Specialised Translation

Work experience

Translator and proofreader

Saga Egmont International - Publishing House
February, 2021 – Present (about 2 years)

Translation of children's books and proofreading services

Assistant Director

A.C.L.E. Cultural Association
June, 2018 – August, 2018 (2 months)

Assistant and Linguistic Helper in the management of an English summer camp with Italian children and American, Canadian, Irish, and British Tutors.

Freelance translator

October, 2017 – Present (over 5 years)

Translation and proofreading of texts in general, academic, marketing and tourism fields from English and Spanish into Italian.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Barbie Dreamtopia (Italian Edition)

Mattel, Piccinini, Sara

Come Farla Innamorare Di Te (Italian Edition)

Celine Claire, Sara Piccinini

Sara has 2 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

John Pedicini
Very professional. Excellent Italian translation and I am 100% Italian. Good job!

John Pedicini, October 2022

John Pedicini
Excellent translation from a dedicated translator. Attention to detail was superb !

John Pedicini, September 2022

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