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Otfried Preußler

Otfried Preußler

Otfried Preußler was born in 1923 in Reichenberg/Bohemia. In 1949 he came to upper Bavaria where he was living until his death in February 2013. Until 1971 he taught pupils at an elementary school at Rosenheim, then he decided to devote himself entirely to literary writing. Otfried Preußler is one of the best known and most successful authors of children’s and juvenile literature in Germany and the world. His books have a world-wide print-run of about 50 mio. copies in more than 350 translations, some of them like ”The Little Witch” or ”Robber Hotzenplotz” have been translated into more than 50 languages.

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Der kleine Wassermann

Otfried Preußler, Winnie Gebhardt

The Little Water Sprite

The Little Water Spirit lives deep down on the bottom of the mill pond with his parents. He loves to explore more ...

Die kleine Hexe

Otfried Preußler, Winnie Gebhardt

The Little Witch

The Little Witch lives with Abraxas, her talking raven, in a little house in the woods. Not all her spells are more ...

Bei uns in Schilda

Otfried Preußler, Erich Hölle

The Wise Men of Schilda

The town clerk of Schilda has a sad story to tell. Long ago the men of Schilda were known for their wisdom. more ...

Der Räuber Hotzenplotz

Otfried Preußler, F. J. Tripp

The Robber Hotzenplotz

When the dreaded robber Hotzenplotz steals Grandmother's coffee-grinder, Kasperl and his friend Seppel know more ...

Das kleine Gespenst

Otfried Preußler, F. J. Tripp

The Little Ghost

A little ghost haunts the world during the day.

For a long, long time there has been a harmless little ghost more ...

Neues vom Räuber Hotzenplotz

Otfried Preußler, F. J. Tripp

News of Robber Hotzenplotz

Robber Hotzenplotz forces Grandmother to give him all the sauerkraut and fried sausages she has made for more ...

Die dumme Augustine

Otfried Preußler, Herbert Lentz

Silly Augustine

Silly August is the star of the circus. Augustine, his wife, does the washing and ironing, she does the sewing more ...

Hotzenplotz 3

Otfried Preußler, F. J. Tripp

Hotzenplotz 3

World-famous robber story. Robber Hotzenplotz has decided to give up his life as a robber and adopt a decent more ...

Lauf, Zenta lauf!

Otfried Preußler, Karin Lechler

Run, Zenta, Run!

Stoffi, the boy, and Zenta, the dog, are good friends. They play together every day – when the sun is shining more ...

Mein Rübezahlbuch

Otfried Preußler, Herbert Holzing

My Rübezahl Book

The Rübezahl, the spirit of the Giant Mountains, appears to people in all sorts of disguises – as a nobleman, more ...

Die Glocke von Weihenstetten

Otfried Preußler, Herbert Holzing

The Bell of Weihenstetten

"I know the village; I know its true name; and I know that everything that I'm going to tell you now really more ...

Wasserschratz und Tatzenkatze

Otfried Preußler, Werner Schinko

Water Goblin and Kitty Cat

Michael the Miller and his labourers don't want to share their supper with the water goblin, and so he takes more ...

Wo steckt Tella?

Otfried Preußler, Petra Probst

Where is Tella?

Lori and his cat, Tella, are the best of friends. They do everything together. But one day Tella has more ...

Die Glocke von grünem Erz

Otfried Preußler, Herbert Holzing

The Green Bronze Bell

Ivan, a poor peasant, finds an iron bell one day while ploughing the fields. Its sound is so wonderful that more ...

Krabat

Otfried Preußler, Herbert Holzing

Krabat

"Avoid the Kosel Swamp and the mill on the Black Water – it's sinister there." But in spite of all warnings, more ...

Der Engel mit der Pudelmütze

Otfried Preußler, Herbert Holzing

The Angel with the Bobble Hat

Seven humorous and yet thought-provoking Christmas stories by Otfried Preußler. A book for the whole family.

Das Märchen vom Einhorn

Otfried Preußler, Gennadij Spirin

The Tale of the Unicorn

A fairytale about persistence and trust – a new edition of the classic story!

 

The person who kills the more ...

Frühling im Mühlenweiher

Otfried Preußler, Regine Stigloher, Daniel Napp

The Little Water Sprite

Another meeting with the Little Water Sprite and his friends.

It is spring! The first warm rays of sun have more ...

Der Räuber Hotzenplotz

Otfried Preußler, Mathias Weber, F. J. Tripp

The Robber Hotzenplotz

World-famous robber story.

When the dreaded Robber Hotzenplotz steals Grandmother's coffee-grinder, Kasperl more ...

Neues vom Räuber Hotzenplotz

Otfried Preußler, Mathias Weber, F. J. Tripp

New Stories of Robber Hotzenplotz

World-famous robber story.

Robber Hotzenplotz forces Grandmother to give him all the sauerkraut and fried more ...

Hotzenplotz 3

Otfried Preußler, Mathias Weber, F. J. Tripp

Hotzenplotz 3

World-famous robber story.

Robber Hotzenplotz has decided to give up his life as a robber and adopt a decent more ...

Sommerfest im Mühlenweiher

Otfried Preußler, Regine Stigloher, Daniel Napp

The Little Water Sprite

Summer is coming to the mill pond.

The little water sprite and his father are still alone at home, but it more ...

Das kleine Gespenst

Otfried Preußler, F. J. Tripp

The Little Ghost

A little ghost haunts the world during the day.

For a long, long time there has been a harmless little ghost more ...

Die kleine Hexe

Otfried Preußler, Winnie Gebhardt

The Little Witch

The little witch pursues her dream of being one of the grown-ups and conjures only good things.

The little more ...

Der kleine Wassermann

Otfried Preußler, Winnie Gebhardt, Mathias Weber

The Little Water-Sprite

A little water sprite inquisitively explores the world on land.

Fish come from far and wide to bring their more ...

Das kleine Gespenst

Otfried Preußler, F. J. Tripp

The Little Ghost

A little ghost haunts the world during the day.

For a long, long time there has been a harmless little ghost more ...

Herbst im Mühlenweiher

Otfried Preußler, Regine Stigloher, Daniel Napp

The Little Water Sprite

A new story about the little water sprite.

Autumn has come. The little water sprite would like an autumn more ...

Das Eselchen und der kleine Engel

Otfried Preußler, Christiane Hansen

The Donkey and the Little Angel

When the little donkey wakes up one morning, his Mummy has disappeared! Luckily the little donkey is not alone more ...

Das kleine Gespenst

Otfried Preußler, Susanne Preußler-Bitsch, Daniel Napp

The little Ghost

The little ghost is now haunting picture books!
Susanne Preußler-Bitsch – Otfried Preußler's daughter – has more ...

Krabat: Roman

Otfried Preußler, Herbert Holzing

Krabat

 

In a nutshell:

"Avoid the Kosel Swamp and the mill on the Black Water – it's sinister there." But in spite more ...

Hörbe mit dem großen Hut

Otfried Preußler, Annette Swoboda

Hörbe with the Big Hat

One lovely summer's day, goblin Hörbe decides he's had enough of making jam and decides to go off on a hike more ...

Zwölfe hat's geschlagen

Otfried Preußler, Isabel Kreitz

It Has Struck Twelve (relaunch)

Three times thirteen stories from the world of sagas are waiting to be liberated from their magic spell and more ...

Die kleine Hexe

Otfried Preußler, Susanne Preußler-Bitsch, Daniel Napp

The little Witch

In the little hutt in the middle of the forest lives the little witch with her friend Abraxas, the Raven.
And more ...

Die kleine Hexe – Filmbuch

Otfried Preußler

The Little Witch Film Tie-in Book

The little witch is only 127 years old. That is decidedly too young to dance on the Brocken mountain with the more ...

Die Abenteuer des starken Wanja

Otfried Preußler, Maximilian Meinzold

The Adventures of Strong Wanja

Seven sacks of sunflower seeds and seven sheep skins are all Wanja takes with him when he goes to the oven more ...

Der Räuber Hotzenplotz und die Mondrakete

Otfried Preußler, F. J. Tripp, Thorsten Saleina

The Robber Hotzenplotz and the Moon Rocket

 

In a Nutshell:

Constable Dimpfelmoser is breaking out into a sweat. The reason for this is that the more ...

Hörbe und sein Freund Zwottel

Otfried Preußler, Annette Swoboda

Horby and his Friend Zwottel

Is there a greater happiness in the world than having good friends? Horby, the brownie from the Sevengable more ...