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Struwwelpeter : Pretty Stories And Funny Pictures :  Pretty Stories And Funny Pictures - Heinrich Hoffmann

Struwwelpeter : Pretty Stories And Funny Pictures

Pretty Stories And Funny Pictures

Hardcover Published: 19th July 2010
ISBN: 9781843651536
Number Of Pages: 48
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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Pauline knew not to play with matches, Philip's parents told him not to fidget, and Conrad was duly warned about the tailor who snips off thumbsuckers' thumbs—a morbidly hilarious, much-loved classic volume of cautionary verses In December 1844, Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann, a German doctor, couldn't find a suitable book to give his three-year-old son as a Christmas present. Instead he bought a blank book and set out to write and draw what was to become his world-famous picture book. Hoffmann filled his book with dazzling and gruesome stories and pictures that he had invented to try to put his frightened young patients at their ease. After its publication in 1845, the book's popularity continued to grow and it has been published in thousands of editions throughout the world.

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I love this book. My nanna use translate and read the German version to me when I was young. It has dramatic life lessons to teach young children which I would fear and learn from.Fantastic pictures.

Adelaide, Australia

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ISBN: 9781843651536
ISBN-10: 184365153X
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 19th July 2010
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 28.2  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.51