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Slovenly Peter

Author: Heinrich Hoffmann; Mark Twain; Fritz Kredel
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Calla Editions, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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GENERAL & LITERARY FICTION. Written in 1845 by German physician Heinrich Hoffmann, Slovenly Peter has entertained generations of readers around the world. This marvelous hardcover edition features Mark Twain's witty translation of the hilarious rhymes that recount the disastrous consequences that befall naughty children. Hoffmann's captivating color illustrations, adapted by Fritz Kredel from a rare limited edition,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Translations
Märchen und Sagen für Kinder und Jugendliche
Translations into English
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Hoffmann; Mark Twain; Fritz Kredel
ISBN: 9781606600481 1606600486
OCLC Number: 875353160
Notes: "Slovenly Peter, first published by Calla Editions in 2013, is an unabridged reprint of the limited edition of 1500 copies, originally published by the Marchbanks Press, New York, in 1935, for The Limited Editions Club"--Title page verso.
Description: 34 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Struwwelpeter.
Responsibility: freely translated into English by Mark Twain ; illustrated by Fritz Kredel.

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GENERAL & LITERARY FICTION. Written in 1845 by German physician Heinrich Hoffmann, Slovenly Peter has entertained generations of readers around the world. This marvelous hardcover edition features Mark Twain's witty translation of the hilarious rhymes that recount the disastrous consequences that befall naughty children. Hoffmann's captivating color illustrations, adapted by Fritz Kredel from a rare limited edition, complement the comical verses. A Calla Edition, originally published by The Marchbanks Press for the Limited Edition Club, New York, 1935.

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