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Das große Gähnen

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Am Abend, wenn die Sonne geht und bald der Mond am Himmel steht, beginnt, bevor es dunkel ist, ein Schauspiel, das man nicht vergisst. Im Zoo beginnt Punkt acht das große Gähnen. Der Tiger gähnt zuerst, und schon machen die Schwäne weiter, dann die Krokodile, die Giraffen und so fort. Ein Tier steckt das andere an. Am Ende ist es acht Uhr dreißig. Was kreucht und fleucht, ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published 2008 by Atlantis
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Gary Masskin
Sep 29, 2014 Gary Masskin rated it did not like it
Apologies if the original German text is any good.

This review is for the English translation which is horrendous. Translating rhyme whilst keeping the original story intact with rhythmic, flowing rhyme which doesn't feel forced is extremely difficult. Unfortunately this version serves as an example of how *NOT* to do it and the result is disastrous.
Juliane rated it it was amazing
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Anna Birkenstock
Oct 01, 2012 Anna Birkenstock rated it it was amazing
Wonderful bedtime story!
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