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One Thousand Follies

One Thousand Follies

Magnificent Story Between Heaven and Hell When Luci joins the class, it quickly becomes apparent that he is no child like the others. The little horn peaks on his head and his hoof leave little room for doubt: Luci is a young devil straight from hell. Devils, even little ones, can do things others are […]

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In Memory of Jürg Schubiger

In Memory of Jürg Schubiger

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Jürg Schubiger, who died at the age of 77 in Zurich on 15th September 2014. His wonderful stories and poems have greatly enriched the publishing programme of Peter Hammer Verlag for many years. Jürg Schubiger wrote both for children and adults and received numerous important awards for […]

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And Again … Something Else!

And Again … Something Else!

by Wolf Erlbruch & Jürg Schubiger  What is this? That’s how a curious person asks and he asks from morning till nighttime, so that he will be wiser. What is this? A fairy, a shrew mouse, a wart hog, a doll munching beast. That’s how someone, who has already seen more of the world, would […]

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The Child in the Moon

The Child in the Moon

by Aljoscha Blau & Jürg Schubiger  The moon – near yet unreachable – captivates our gaze and focuses our desires. But who would have thought that it is just the same the other way round? That there is a man, his wife and a child in the Moon, looking down to Earth and yearning just […]

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The White and the Black Bear

The White and the Black Bear

by Eva Muggenthaler & Jürg Schubiger    The little girl is lying in her bed, her eyes wide open. The night is black and you can get lost in the dark room like in a dark forest. But thank God, there is the white bear! He is sitting at the little girl’s bedside every night, […]

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When Death Came Calling

When Death Came Calling

by Rotraut Susanne Berner & Jürg Schubiger   Jürg Schubiger and Rotraut Susanne Berner tell the story of a village somewhere back in time when death was still completely unknown. Nobody had ever encountered him and everything that existed remained safe and sound. But then one day death walks into the village and from that very […]

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Two in Love

Two in Love

by Wolf Erlbruch & Jürg Schubiger   It is difficult to say what love is. But this much is clear: it is something to do with kissing or so. Two in Love is a little gift book for all those who contemplate love. Wondering who wants to kiss whom and who may or even should do so. Wondering about […]

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