Struwwelpeter is a bit different from the poetry book of my youth. This book was first published in german in 1844,and in english translation in 1848. It is macabre, but so was much great childrens writing before the saccharinization of childrens books and films. The title of the first story provides the title of the whole book. Hoffmann wrote struwwelpeter in reaction to the lack of good childrens books. The book was written and illustrated in 1845 by a physician for his 3 year old son. Struwwelpeter project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Struwwelpeter in english translation heinrich hoffmann first published in 1845. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read struwwelpeter in english translation. Intending to buy a picture book as a christmas present for his threeyearold son, hoffmann instead wrote and illustrated his own book.
Struwwelpeter, merry tales and funny picturesnook book. Struwwelpeter is one of the earliest books for children that combines visual and verbal narratives in a book format and is considered a precursor to comic books. Merry stories and funny pictures by heinrich hoffmann. Merry stories and funny pictures by heinrich hoffmann free ebook project gutenberg. Text and dictionary dual language quiz short answer struwwelpeter. Heinrich hoffmann was a frankfurt physician borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Struwwelpeter illustrated kindle edition by heinrich hoffmann author, elisa bellotti bellotti introduction format. Struwwelpeter by heinrich hoffmann, 1995, dover publications edition, in english struwwelpeter 1995 edition open library. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. I bought it and thought what a great book for little boys, having never heard of it myself before that.
See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Struwwelpeter merry stories and funny pictures heinrich hoffman english translation brand new edition hoffmann wrote struwwelpeter in reaction to the lack of good childrens books. Struwwelpeter in english translation ebook by heinrich. Hoffmans style, which is instructive and moralistic, coupled with the sadistic content of his works lend a unique quality to the stories that we dont see in contemporary childrens literature. Project gutenberg ebook of struwwelpeter merry stories hoffmann struwwelpeter directed by fritz genschow with fredy kaindl traute hhnisch eric canso rene stobrawa a live action adaptation of the 1845 childrens book heinrich hoffmann struwwelpeter drawn 1844 published 1845 english edition 1848 this famous picture book is stylistically related. Struwwelpeter in english translation dover childrens. Heinrich hoffmann has 82 books on goodreads with 6305 ratings. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
Pdf struwwelpeter in english translation download full. Struwwelpeter heinrich hoffmann this web edition of hoffmanns classic childrens story incorporates the original illustrations. The struwwelpeter by heinrich hoffmann free ebooks download. Struwwelpeter slovenly peter is an illustrated collection of humorous childrens poems describing ludicrous and usually violent punishments for naughty behavior. Struwwelpeter 1845 or shockheaded peter is a german childrens book by heinrich hoffmann. Struwwelpeter in english translation ebook written by heinrich hoffmann.
Most of the stories tell the tale of a childs misbehavior and the grizzly end they will meet if. Struwwelpeter abebooks abebooks shop for books, art. Each of the ten chapters has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences of misbehavior. Shockheaded peter ebooks read ebooks online free ebooks. Struwwelpeter in english translation by heinrich hoffmann. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences of misbehavior in an exaggerated way.
The childrens book every kid dreaded in the 18th century. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Struwwelpeter merry stories and funny pictures by heinrich hoffman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. It is the most demented book ever published in germany, where each morality tale is supposed to scare little children into behaving. Struwwelpeter in english translation isbn 9780486284699.
Struwwelpeter ebook by heinrich hoffman 9788826474182. Hoffmann, a frankfurt physician, wanted to buy a picture book for his son for christmas in 1844. It comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children. The struwwelpeter by heinrich hoffmann free mobi epub ebooks download. The book contains 10 poems that serve as warnings to naughty boys and girls. Unhappy with the dry and pedagogic books available for children at the time, he wrote and illustrated struwwelpeter as a christmas present for his. This classic collection of short childrens stories has been translated into english.
Struwwelpeter variously translated as slovenly or shockheaded peter has become widely recognized as one of the most popular and influential childrens books ever written. All credit goes to my germanspeaking mom, although im not sure if she shared this book with my siblings and me because she thought it was a funny book or was trying to scare us straight. Fine condition book, in fine condition dust wrapper, unused new book. Colorillustrations appear on every page, often playing with the text. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. The title poem is about a messy boy struwwel means slovenly with his uncombed hair and dirty nails. Hoffmann, a frankfurt physician, wanted to buy a picture book for his son for christmas. Struwwelpeter is a collection of childrens poetry meant to serve as instructions for lifes lessons. Struwwelpeter in english translation dover childrens classics ebook. The classic book of cautionary tales now available in a luxury paperback edition a true classic, bursting with cautionary tales and gruesome punishment, struwwelpeter has been a favourite of children all over the world since its publication in 1845.170 411 439 801 216 432 1191 380 641 1382 1175 964 773 446 1299 1423 10 1143 342 992 855 12 1423 600 461 1133 140 46 34 288 1159 294 1381 40 324 339 5 385 1166 1017 1396 630 570 163 995 591 294