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Binette Schroeder's Well of Stories

Published by NorthSouth Books
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About The Book

This beautiful anthology boasts 10 beloved children’s picture books by one of the icons of German illustration—Binette Schroeder.

Including The Frog Prince; Laura; Crocodile, Crocodile; and more! This artist of fantasy and reality, has been working with NordSud and NorthSouth since their inception. A master of her trade, Binette has received numerous awards including the highly regarded German Youth Literature Prize. This indelible collection is being offered in time for her 80th birthday.

About The Author

BINETTE SCHROEDER (1939-2022) was born in Hamburg, Germany. After studying graphic design at a private school in Munich, Germany, she studied at the university for design in Basel, Switzerland. Flora’s Magic House, her debut, was an artistic breakthrough. Some of her other books include: Mr. Gray and Frieda Frolic, Binette Schroeder’s Well of Stories, and The Frog Prince. Her oeuvre was awarded the Special Prize of the German Youth Literature Prize in 1997, and in 2004 the Grand Prize of the Academy for Children and Adolescent Literature, Volkach, Germany. Binette Schroeder lived in Munich with her husband, Peter Nickl, a children’s book author and a lawyer.

Product Details

  • Publisher: NorthSouth Books (March 3, 2020)
  • Length: 336 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780735844124
  • Grades: P - 2
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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As a fairy tale collection, this is similar in style to Hans Christian Andersen. As an artwork collection, it mirrors surreal painters like Leonora Carrington. But as a contemporary catalog Binette Schroeder's Well of Stories stands on its own merits.

– New York Journal of Books

There is a lot of Binette Schroeder's personality in Lupinchen and Laura, these idiosyncratic, autonomous strong personalities who want something from the world in a gentle, yet determined way.

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