Erich Kästner

German children's writer

1899   -   1974

genre: children's literature
country of citizenship: German Empire, Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany, West Germany
educated at: Leipzig University
occupation: writer, poet, novelist, children's writer, screenwriter, journalist, engineer, author
award received: Georg Büchner Prize, Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Hans Christian Andersen Award, Literaturpreis der Stadt München

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Emil Erich Kästner (German: [ˈʔeːʁɪç ˈkɛstnɐ]; 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.
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works

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Emil and the Detectives

novel for children

author: Erich Kästner
illustrator: Walter Trier

1929

The Flying Classroom

literary work

author: Erich Kästner

1933

Pünktchen und Anton

literary work

author: Erich Kästner

1931

Fabian

1931 novel written by Erich Kästner

author: Erich Kästner

1931

Lottie and Lisa

literary work

author: Erich Kästner
illustrator: Walter Trier

1949

Als ich ein kleiner Junge war

autobiografisches Kinderbuch von Erich Kästner

author: Erich Kästner

1957

Die Konferenz der Tiere

literary work

author: Erich Kästner
illustrator: Walter Trier

1949

Die 13 Monate

collection of poems by Erich Kästner

author: Erich Kästner

1955

Die Schule der Diktatoren

literary work

author: Erich Kästner

1956

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