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Susanne Straßer

Susanne Straßer

Susanne Straßer was born in Erding in 1976 and, following her intital training in drawing studied  communication design in Munich and London. Her works have been internationally awarded and exhibited, amongst others at the biennial festival for illustration in Bratislava. Her picture book “The fairy tale of a princess who wanted to be in a […]

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The Whale Takes a Bath

The Whale Takes a Bath

Today is bath day. The whale takes a bath. Lovely! But what the whale enjoys is also craved by the others—as is to be expected. Here they are already and keen to join the whale amidst the bubbles: The tortoise, because her back hurts, the beaver, because he is cold, the flamingo, because his legs […]

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Very Sleepy and Wide Awake

Very Sleepy and Wide Awake

Tired, yet wide awake; the eternal bedtime issue! And there are many characters in this perky board book who cannot with all the will in the world fall asleep. Hedgehog, Fox, Donkey, Pelican and Crocodile are so tired. Only Seal is wide awake. He skips out of bed—he needs the loo. Now Crocodile is wide […]

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So Light So Heavy

So Light So Heavy

by Susanne Straßer Everyone can swing and slide, but seesawing is the ultimate discipline at the playground, because there are only two options: utter frustration or huge fun! Susanne Straßer puts an elephant onto the seesaw and it is immediately clear that an entire menagerie of lightweights will be needed in order to achieve an […]

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So Far Up

So Far Up

At the bottom is the bear, he’s hungry. At the top is the cake. Tasty, sweet and out of reach. This story has begun before you’ve even opened the book and even the very young will grasp the problem at one glance. Not to be able to reach – that is precisely what they experience […]

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