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Mnogi ljudi odbacuju svoje djetinjstvo kao stari šešir. Zaboravljaju ga kao telefonski broj koji više ne vrijedi. Najprije su takvi ljudi bili djeca, zatim su odrasli, ali što su oni zapravo? Samo onaj tko odraste i ostane dijete, jest čovjek!
Hardcover, 113 pages
Published 2005 by Znanje (first published 1949)
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Gundula
Feb 09, 2013 Gundula rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone interested in German children's literature, or children's literature in general
I loved this book absolutely to pieces when I was a child and I have also watched and greatly enjoyed the German film version multiple times (the one from the 1950s that had the author, Erich Kästner, write the screen play). It is much more authentic than The Parent Trap (which took some rather huge and for me, unforgivable liberties with the plot). Kästner has definitely managed to realistically portray the many problems faced by children of divorced parents, as well as the irresponsible behavi ...more
Lisa Vegan
Jul 17, 2010 Lisa Vegan rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: those who enjoy novels with interesting child characters; fans of the movie The Parent Trap
Thanks to Goodreads friend Gundula (I can’t adequately thank her!) who gave me this copy of the book. So, I finally got a chance to read it. For years, ever since I knew that the movie The Parent Trap was based on this book, I’ve wanted to read it.

My whole life I always wanted a twin sister, or at least siblings. This book would have definitely been a favorite book of mine had I read it at age 9 or 10, about the time I was first enjoying the movie. And, despite being a huge fan of Hayley Mills,
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Radina Stamenova
Erich Kästner understands children – as he says adults should not forget that children’s unhappiness is as real and honest just like theirs, it doesn’t matter what children cry about, because in life it’s not important what you grieve about, only how much you grieve. He is not afraid to write about adults’ problems (like divorce) and their effect for children. And his stories are flavoured with considerable amount of humour, so that both young readers and their parents don’t forget to always see ...more
Ana
Duh, saat baca buku ini, rasanya "hangat" di dalam dada. Emang sih, kalau baca buku anak-anak tu rasanya ringan dan menyenangkan, seolah ngingetin bahwa kita pernah jadi anak-anak dan pernah hidup dengan "hidup".

Ternyata baru sadar kalau buku ini pernah dijadiin film Parents Trap yang dibintangi Lindsay Lohan. Pantesan, rasanya familiar sama jalan ceritanya; 2 anak kembar yang terpisah sejak kecil dan baru tahu kalau mereka kembar ketika ketemu di sebuah tempat liburan. Seru!
Katri
This was one of my favourite books as a child, I've read it goodness knows how many times! Been thinking of rereading it in German some time to practice my language skills.
LauraW
Feb 10, 2013 LauraW rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to LauraW by: Gundula
I enjoyed this audiobook, although it was shorter than I expected. I don't think it was abridged (Audible described it as "ungekürtz".) It was not the version for the Kinofilm.

When I was a child, there was a fascination with twins. I remember fondly the stories about the Bobbsey Twins The Bobbsey Twins of Lakeport and also the movie The Parent Trap. I never knew that The Parent Trap was based on this story, or at least the idea.

I agree with Gundula http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/7874194
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Beth
This is the book that Disney based "The Parent Trap" on and I was curious what the original was like: spoiler alert, quite different. I can see why they needed to change it though-- this works great as a children's book, second or third grade, but the conflicts are fairly simple, not very wacky, and wouldn't play on screen too well. I finished it in a day-- a quick, fun read.
Marganingsih
Ini novel pertama yang saya baca.
Kisahnya menarik. Ide cerita yang hebat. Ketika mereka bertukar tempat dan harus beradaptasi dengan ayah dan ibu mereka yang belum pernah ditemui sebelumnya. Kisah keluarga yang terpisah tapi akhirnya bisa bersatu kembali berkat ide cemerlang mereka untuk bertukar tempat.
Kalau kalian pernah menonton The Parent Trap (1998).. nah ide ceritanya diambil dari buku ini. Novel ini dibuat duluan yaitu pada 1949, terjemahan bahasa Indonesianya pun baru ada pada 1986.
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Petra
I devoured Kästner as a kid and this was my absolute favorite of his, so I figured it was a good place to start in my attempts at reading books in German.

It had been a while since I read this and it's just an utter delight, in any language. Plot-wise, it's probably my favorite version of the story, telling the main plot perfectly (so many things that I appreciated, from the way the book handled class privilege to the often amusing descriptions of The Life of an Artist) while still managing to we
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Molly
Lisa of Vienna and Lottie of Munich meet at summer camp and discover that they are identical twins separated at birth. They hatch a plan to switch places and bring their parents back together.

I read this when I heard it was the basis for The Parent Trap, two of my favorite movies from childhood. I love both the Hayley Mills and Lindsay Lohan versions. The story is very similar, but the book was rather odd. The book is translated from German, so this could account for parts of that. There are som
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Amy Gourley
I read this book with Mallory. It was one of my favorite books as a child. This is the book that The Parent Trap movie is based on. I forgot the little funny parts of the book and reading it as an adult I got some more stuff that I probably didn't get out of it as a child.
Tea
It's one of my favourite children's books.
Anna
It is a very nice book I read and enjoyed when I was a child.
an
buku pertama di tahun 2012

apa jadi na jika kau yang selama ini hidup sebagai anak tunggal tiba-tiba menemukan saudara serahim kau? apa rasa na jika akhir na kau tahu bahwa ayah/ibu yang selama ini kau kira telah tiada ternyata ada di separo bagian benua yang lain? bagaimana memiliki saudara lagi dan tahu bahwa kita sebenar na bisa menjadi keluarga yang lengkap dengan ayah dan ibu?

kisah ini sebenar na sama dengan tulisan erich yang lain, yang akhir na jadi keluarga bahagia. hanya saja...

pernah ta
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Erica
I read this aloud to my daughters several years ago, when they were so crazy about Parent Trap (the one with Lindsay Lohan).

What a sweet story - just short enough to read aloud to a 5- to 8-year-old. This edition has a short note about Kastner, and how his books for adults were banned & burned by the Nazis, but he was allowed to keep writing for children. There is nothing in this book that makes readers aware of the politics of the time, at all. It must have been a challenge for him to writ
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Larry
I enjoyed the movies based upon this book, "The Parent Trap", both the Hayley Mills and Lindsay Lohan versions, as a child and later with my children. I prefer the earlier one, but it is a bid dated and my kids liked the modernized one. As a child, I also enjoyed the "Emil and the Detectives" film based on another of Erich's books. Without a doubt, these films were both varnished and polished by Hollywood for American audiences, but I applaud their efforts as both were done well without the emph ...more
Nabilah Safira
Aku nulis review nya dalam bahasa Indonesia aja deh, biar orang Indo yang belum pernah baca novel ini kira-kira dapat gambaran bagus nggak nya buku ini.

Aku nggak nyangka kalau Erich Kastner itu pengarang jenius, dan bisa di sejajarkan sama Roald Dahl. Aku baca buku ini waktu aku SD, dan itu berkesan banget, menemani masa kecilku dengan cerita-cerita yang mendidik. Aku merasa dari membaca novel-novelnya Erich Kastner telah membantu aku dalam menulis ceritaku sendiri. Malah karena dia, salah satu
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Susan Belau
I read this book as a child after buying it for a nickel at the Fort Campbell, KY library book sale. I absolutely loved it. I didn't know anyone whose parents were divorced, I didn't know any such naughty girls but somehow this book captured me. The first time I saw The Parent Trap I thought, "They stole this story from Lisa and Lottie." LOL I was glad to find out later that they didn't actually steal it. I loved the original and remake of the movies--I think because they reminded me of the book ...more
Jeffrey
Charming indeed - identical twins, Lottie and Lisa, separated at birth by their parents, meet at a summer camp and plot to rectify the terrible mistake their parents made when they divorced and each took one of the twins to raise. Delightful stuff indeed even if Disney tried to wreck its deliciousness with the silliness of The Parent Trap - totally missed the point!
Bonnie
Recently I was looking at some info about the old Disney classic film-The Parent Trap-and read that it was based on a book titled Lottie and Lisa by Erich Kastner written shortly after the end of WWII. Intrigued, I had to read it. Very enjoyable-some parts the movie followed very closely, others not so much. It was a fun read.
Shelley
The original book that The Parent Trap was based on - Lisa lived with Dad (fussy musician and conductor who doesn't feel suited to a family) in Vienna and Lottie lived with mom (an editor) in Munich until they meet at camp and swap places. Sweet and fun.
Filo
Jeder kennt sie - Luise und Lotte, die Zwillinge, die ihr Leben tauschen, nachdem sie sich zufällig in einem Ferienheim getroffen haben. Mir sind Luise und Lotte von Anfang an sympathisch gewesen. Luise ist lebenslustig, frech und spricht alles aus, was ihr gerade auf der Zunge liegt. Lotte dagegen ist schüchtern, ehrgeizig und ordentlich.
Der Schreibstil von Erich Kästner ist zwar nicht mehr so modern (kein Wunder, das Buch wurde erstmals 1949 veröffentlicht) aber mir gefällt er trotzdem sehr gu
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Tiffany
Oct 01, 2009 Tiffany rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: young readers, esp. girls
Shelves: fiction, youth
I had never heard of The Parent Trap when I read this book years ago, in grade 5, I think. So I had no preconceived notions going in, and, wow, I loved this book. So much that I made paper dolls of Lisa and Lottie for my cousins and me to play with in the summer! I loved the whole story, and the pen and ink sketches by Victoria de Larrea, and that it was set in the 1940s in Germany. I was into the whole vibe of it! And then I read it so many times that by the time the opportunity came around to ...more
Noel Thingvall
PROS: If you can get past the coincidence of the setup, it really is quite clever and well plotted. Very heartfelt exploration of children who long to know absent parents. The struggles of the twins to assume one another's identities are believable and often very funny. There's some good twists the film adaptation left out.

CONS: The translated prose is choppy. The father, while kind when we see him, is kind of a prick in the way he brushes everyone off and spends most of his time alone. The reso
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Chris
Ако трябва да посоча един автор, който е имал най-голямо влияние върху (тогава) податливия ми детски ум и който е отговорен за моралното ми оформяне, то това безспорно е Ерих Кестнер.
След "Хвърчащата класна стая", "Двойната Лотхен" беше любимата ми негова книга.
Характерно за Кестнер е, че противно на много детски автори, той не крие проблемите - напротив; те са представени пред детската аудитория като естествена и неразделна част от истинския свят. Те се разглеждат и решават(в повечето случаи)
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Ivana Hajdinić
Jul 05, 2014 Ivana Hajdinić added it
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Ne sječam se više sadržaja ali znam da sam ju morala pročitati za lektiru, a to nisam voljele...
Marika
I’ve had this book on my bookshelf for years but never read it because my version was in Hungarian and I was too lazy to try. I realized recently that the movies The Parent Trap are based off this book (originally in German), and since I have been trying to read more Hungarian this was an easy choice to pick up. While the movies were very different, I still enjoyed the story. Also I found some passages difficult to read, but I think part of that was due to the fact that it had been translated fr ...more
Katie Varga
One of the first books I've ever read in my life. I read it many times when I was young.
Nóri Somogyi
Kisebb koromban nagyon szerettem ezt a történetet. Sokszor elolvastam. De most úgy érzem,hogy ehhez én már nagy vagyok. Mivel kisgyerekeknek íródott ez talán érthető is,de így nem okozott nekem akkora élvezetet,mint kislányként.Akkor elábrándoztam,hogy milyen jó lenne,ha lenne egy ikertestvérem, és néha még most is…bár mivel elég jól ismerek egy ikerpárt,így lehet, hogy jobb,hogy nincsen…… :D
Aranyos kis történet ez….kicsiknek. :)
U.I.: Nagyon imádom viszont,és bármikor meg tudnám nézni, a könyv
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Sarah Broadbent
One of my all-time favourite books.
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