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Der alte Mann und der Bär.

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  11 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Diogenes (first published 1985)
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Jul 19, 2014 Fi♥4♥Love rated it liked it
I love Janosch Children's Stories. I really did enjoy them when I was between 7 to 9 years young (still do). It's one of those German Children Classic's you have to read. It's a colourful book with great characters and an adventure which would pleasure any child who loves stories
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Of course, I read the 1985 English translation, THE OLD MAN AND THE BEAR. An older man, misunderstood by the other villagers, befriends songbirds and advocates on their behalf, even if it means sharing the last of his meager resources. Even if it means falling into supplication to the bear. And his example touches each one of the forest creatures.

A tough/tender picture book in that it deals with aging and death, but this is a classic retelling of a Polish story which would serve well as an examp
Jun 19, 2010 Alida rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sad, oh so sad....
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His real name is Horst Eckert. He is mostly known for his books for children which have won several awards.

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