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Der Struwelpeter - Edward Scissorhands in German

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Posted 1 year ago

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I don't read german, but i purchased this book years ago at a yard sale. there's some damage to the cover, but i still really like the graphics. if anyone knows anything about this book, i'd love to learn more about it.

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  1. pw-collector pw-collector, 1 year ago
    Photo #2, at top of page:
    The Story of the Evil Friederich.
    (looking through my 1877 Whittney's German - English & English - German Dictionary.
    Dave
  2. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Oh no! I had this one when I was a child. My grandmother used it all the time to scare me!
  3. Militarist Militarist, 1 year ago
    Struwwelpeter is a series of stories about a disobedient boy who never does what he is told and all the disasters that happen to him because of his actions. He starts off with bad grooming and it goes down hill from there. I remember my parents often calling me a Struwelpeter when my hair was messed up.
  4. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    I thought that first image was Edward Scissorhands!
  5. BHock45 BHock45, 1 year ago
    lol....how creepy! I love this!
  6. patti1000, 1 year ago
    I was born in 1955 in Germany and my mother read that book to me. It is a story of a little boy who would not let anyone groom him, he fought hard not to be groomed, so the lesson was, " See... this is what happens when you don't let me cut your hair or nails" , You will look like a freak.
  7. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    patti1000, I was born a bit later but our grandmothers must have been of the same generation! Mine did the same!!!

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