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Der Räuber Hotzenplotz: Eine Kasperlgeschichte (Hotzenplotz #1)

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Kasperl und Seppl machen sich auf, den wilden Räuber Hotzenplotz zu fangen, der Großmutters Kaffeemühle gestohlen hat. Unglücklicherweise geraten sie dabei in die Hände des Räubers und des bösen Zauberers Zwackelmann. Keine Frage, dass die Geschichte trotzdem gut ausgeht."Hmmm - das hat gut geschmeckt!" sagte Hotzenplotz nach dem Essen und stieß einen Rülps aus. "Nun könnt ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published 1970 by Thienemann (first published January 1st 1962)
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Jul 26, 2015 Boris rated it really liked it
Der Verbrecher, der seit über 2 Jahren die Gegend unsicher macht und alle Bewohner in Angst und Schrecken versetzt, hat wieder zugeschlagen. Eine Rentnerin wurde am helllichten Tag überfallen. Beute: eine wertvolle Kaffeemühle, die beim Mahlen die Melodie 'Alles neu macht der Mai' spielt.
Profiler Dimpflmoser warnt: Der unter dem Namen Hotzenplotz bekannte mutmaßliche Straftäter ist außer mit einer großen Zahl von Schneid- und S
Emilis Kuke
Sep 25, 2015 Emilis Kuke rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Svaiginanti nuotykiais. Daug malonumo patyriau skaitydamas. Knyga prašosi vietos mano knygų lentynoje, ir jau gavo savo kertelę mano širdyje. Prisipažinsiu, kad skaitant vis skambėdavo Sauliaus Myklaičio daina "Plėšikas Hocenplocas":
„Aš plėšikas Hocenplocas,
čia lindynėj gyvenu,
Nieks manęs nemyli,
gal todėl, kad negražus?
Kai gimiau barzdau žėlė
O-o-o-O aš nekaltas iš tiesų
Šitaip jau gamta sutvėrė
Pasikeisti negaliu
Negaliu, Negaliu...“

Knygos rašymo stilius įtaigus ir optimistiškas, priminė „Ponas k
Jamie Langes
Nov 30, 2011 Jamie Langes rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is among the first that captivated me and fueled my passion for reading when I was younger. This is an excellent story for children to be read aloud. The chapters are just long enough for the child to be interested, but not too long that they squirm. The storyline is equisitely fluid and the two main characters are lovable from the start. It reads like your typical fairytale with a robber, a magician, wishes, and a plotline that takes you to grandma's house, a thief's hideout, a myster ...more
Jun 22, 2015 Dinielfe rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
Hab das Buch auf der Arbeit im Kinderhort gelesen. Fazit: "Die haben so viel im Buch geändert, dass er gar nicht mehr zum Film passt!"

Traurig! An alle Erzieher: Bücher lesen!
Nov 26, 2015 Neri. rated it really liked it
The robber Hotzenplotz is one of my favorite characters. The stories about him are timeless and great to read for everyone.
Andrew Creak
Jun 10, 2014 Andrew Creak rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is my favourite child hood book to which I must thank Mr Moore my year 3 & 4 teacher in my primary school who read this to the class and made me fall in love with reading, I've always loved story's but not so much reading I remember my excitement when my uncle bought me a copy, I still have that copy half a decade later and is a pride possession of my child hood. Every one who enjoy fun children's story's should read this!
Jan 11, 2013 Felicitas rated it it was amazing
Shelves: children
I do not remember reading the Hotzenplotz books as a child (or listening to them being read to me). But I don't like Kasperle-stories and so I was not that enthusiastic when my 4 year old son insisted we lend the first book from our public library.
But it was fun! I love the writing. The language is simple but beatuiful, it has a melodic ring. You can laugh at and with the characters. And the story is exciting but never frightening.
Great book for children of that age, maybe especially for boys. W
Feb 03, 2016 JP rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read the books by Otfried Preussler when I was just a little girl, but I enjoy them to this date as much as I did as a child. I think this is probably one of my most often listened to audio book that I own. I generally play it at least once a month before I go to bed, sometimes even more often.
The story tells of cunning, friendship and magic. Of two boys that try to trap the robber for the police and who then experience their adventure of their life. I can only recommend it. If you love childr
Apr 13, 2016 Keiry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this story to Elias (6). It's a super cute story, has a couple of curse words. but that was easily changeable as I was reading out loud.
Apr 15, 2016 Marie rated it it was amazing
Mein Sohn (6)hat es geliebt und richtig mitgefiebert ^^
Sep 22, 2014 Michi rated it liked it
I had this as an audiobook as a kid and listened to it over and over again. Re-reading it recently made me notice how well I still knew some parts. It's a sweet, exciting and funny adventure story based on the typical characters of traditional German puppet shows. As expected, it's not exactly profound, there is nothing in the area of character development and towards the end some bits could really be cut, but all in all I understand why it's a children's classic.
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*Si te gustan las historias de aventuras, de humor, de fantasía y de misterio, ¡sigue leyendo!*

La abuela está encantada con el nuevo molinillo de café que le han regalado Jaimito y Pepe, pero el bandido Saltodemata quiere uno exactamente igual y hace lo que mejor saben hacer los bandidos: robarlo. Rápidamente, la policía toma cartas en el asunto, pero el sargento Matamicrobios les advierte de que hace años que persiguen al bandido y nunca han conseguido atraparlo ni localizar su guarida.

Nov 14, 2014 Claudia rated it really liked it
erstes "längeres" buch über mehrere tage gelesen; das Kind (5) war begeistert und verlangt nach mehr; na bitte!
Arayan Kedi
Jan 20, 2016 Arayan Kedi rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Çocukluğumda kitaplardan nefret etmeme sebep olan seri...
The Twins
Aug 04, 2014 The Twins rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great childhood memories came flooding back when I read this book to my sons. Shame they didn't translate the other books as well.
Jun 05, 2015 j. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Never read it as a child but still enjoyed it a lot as a grown-up! :D
Jul 18, 2014 Mary rated it really liked it
A fairy tale takes a turn for the bizarre in this German classic. Who knew that coffee grinders could be so important? Two boys reminiscent of Max and Moritz (see my review) meet fairies, frogs and wizards in their quest to reclaim grandmother's coffee grinder from the evil (but hilarious) robber Hotzenplotz.

(Read in: German)
Oct 31, 2013 Raphaela rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013
Ich muss sagen.. beim lesen kamen keinerlei Erinnerungen zurück an das Hörspiel, als ich ein Kind war. Nichts! Ich konnte mich an gar nichts erinnern! o:
Umso mehr Spaß hat es aber jetzt gemacht :D
Die Zeichnungen sind wirklich super niedlich, irgendwie nicht schön aber total komisch :D Hat mir viel Spaß gemacht!
Apr 20, 2013 Kent rated it it was amazing
Das war ein gutes Buch für mich, um mein Deutsch zu üben. Schade, meine Enkelkinder nicht verstehen Deutsch, oder ich würde es gern ihnen vorzulesen. Ich sage auch schlecht, weil es eine Geschichte voller Spaß ist. Mein Enkel möchte besonders darauf.
Jul 20, 2012 Plucino rated it really liked it
Märchen für Kinder aller Altersgruppen und Deutschanfänger.

Eine schöne traditionelle Geschichte, voll von Spannung. Es gibt zwei Kinder (weniger dumm, als es scheint), ein Dieb und ein besonders böse Zauberer! Und die Fee...
Actually, I wanted to praise the audiobook with Hans Baur, Axel Muck, Victor Drevin, and others but I think it's not being sold anymore.
Jun 26, 2007 Emily rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I actually read this in German! I have no idea how good the English translation might be, but I have to say, it sure was fun reading in German (well written for kids).
Paula Soares
Aug 13, 2013 Paula Soares rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Light and pleasant to read, perfect if you're tired from work but still needs to invest some moments learning German...
Jul 10, 2013 Dana rated it it was amazing
Shelves: german
Total nettes und auch witziges Kinderbuch, sehr schön zum Vorlesen! Meine Kinder (6-10) hören gern zu...
Nov 24, 2015 Angelique rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: fans of cute stories, mothers and children at the age of 10 to 12
I loved it when I was younger! This is such a great story - it simply has the charm to warm your heart.
Sep 10, 2012 Allan rated it it was amazing
Feb 18, 2016 Julia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hallo Frau Falk
Ich würde gerne wissen ob sie viel Mitsprache haben bei der Covergestaltung?
Oct 12, 2014 Sonja rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: grown-up-with
loved it as a child even had a record of it and remember listening to it over and over again
☪♥Magic Love Wonderland☯♥Love☮
A classic German Children's Book that I've read in my childhood..
Nadja A.
Jun 13, 2016 Nadja A. rated it really liked it
Lustige spannende Kasperlgeschichte mit niedlichen Zeichnungen.
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Otfried Preußler (sometimes spelled as Otfried Preussler) was a German children's books author. His best-known works are The Robber Hotzenplotz and The Satanic Mill (Krabat).

He won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1972 for Krabat.
He has sold roughly 50 million copies worldwide.

He was born in Liberec (German: Reichenberg), Czechoslovakia. His forefathers had lived in this area since the 15th c
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