Waldemar Bonsels





Waldemar Bonsels

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born
in Ahrensburg, Germany
February 21, 1880

died
July 31, 1952


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Waldemar Bonsels was a German writer of children's books.

Though he wrote only one children's book in the strict sense, Die Biene Maja (Maya the Bee), another work of his, People in the Sky (Himmelsvolk) -- even if not a children's book per se -- has a much deeper mystical layer showing the unity of all creation and its relationship to God. There are a number of novels and shorter stories dealing with love as Eros and on the higher level of divine love in the spirit of romanticism (Eros und die Evangelien, Menschenwege, Narren und Helden, etc.), with the relationship between man and nature in a simple life unchanged by modern civilization (Anjekind, etc.) and also including a historical novel from the time of Jesus (Der Grieche Dositos). He
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Average rating: 3.88 · 207 ratings · 21 reviews · 41 distinct works · Similar authors
The Adventures of Maya the Bee
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 1912 — 46 editions
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Die Biene Maja und ihre Abe...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings
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Maya l'abeille
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2006
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Mario Und Die Tiere
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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Himmelsvolk
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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Die Wunder der Nacht
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1986
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Hannibals Kampf
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1986
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An Indian Journey
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1928 — 5 editions
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Maija Mehiläinen
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1912
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Die Heimkehr
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1986
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“Ich weiß nun, dass die Menschen am schönsten sind, wenn sie einander liebhaben.”
Waldemar Bonsels