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Emiel en zijn detectives

Erich Kästner (author), Guida Joseph (illustrator)
Target audience:
9-11 years and up
Title
Emiel en zijn detectives / Kastner, Erich ; ill. van Joseph, Guida
Author
Erich Kästner
Illustrator
Guida Joseph
Language
Dutch
Original language
German
Original title
Emil und die Detective
Publisher
Amsterdam: Grote Letter Bibliotheek, 1980
183 p. : ill.

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About Erich Kästner

Emil Erich Kästner (German: [ˈʔeːʁɪç ˈkɛstnɐ] (listen); 23 February 1899 – 29 July 1974) was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poems and for children's books including Emil and the Detectives. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1960 for his autobiography Als ich ein kleiner Junge war. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times.

Biography

Dresden 1899–1919

Kästner was born in Dresden, Saxony, and grew up on Königsbrücker Straße in Dresden's Äußere Neustadt. Close by, the Erich Kästner Museum was subsequently opened in the Villa Augustin that …Read more on Wikipedia

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