Hans Traxler

Hans Traxler studied painting and lithography in Frankfurt and is co-founder of the satirical magazines Pardon and Titanic. He published and illustrated various books for children and adults. Hanser published his so-called Alps Trilogy: Komm Emil wir gehen heim! (2005), Franz - Der Junge, der ein Murmeltier sein wollte (2009) and Sofie mit dem großen Horn (2015), as well as his picture-book Willi - Der Kater, der immer größer wurde (2014).

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Eddy - The Elephant Who Wanted to Stay Small

Eddy - The Elephant Who Wanted to Stay Small

Growing up means being courageous!

This is the story of Eddy, the small elephant, who wants to stay small so he doesn’t have to fight poachers and dangerous animals. Meet Traxler’s ...

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Sofie and the Alphorn

Sofie and the Alphorn

Sofie’s life is not an easy one. All her family are talented flautists, but as the youngest member she only ever gets to play the mini-flute. Yet in truth Sofie is more talented than the lot of ...

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Willi-the Tomcat Who
Wouldn’t Stop Growing

Willi-the Tomcat Who Wouldn’t Stop Growing

The Lohmeiers adopt a kitten so that they’ll always have someone to talk to. But the cat just keeps growing and growing…
Mr Lohmeier and his wife felt lonely in their house until they ...

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The boy who wanted to be a groundhog

The boy who wanted to be a groundhog

The touching and funny story of a boy who wants to be a groundhog, at least for as long as the winter lasts.

It takes some time for Franz and Albert the groundhog to become friends, ...

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The Devil's Book

The Devil's Book

Ever wanted to know what hell really looks like? This book, by renowned German cartoonist Hans Traxler, tells you – and provides a lot more useful information, too.

After exploring ...

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Come on, Emil, we're going home!

Come on, Emil, we're going home!

The story of Emil, the pig, who is allowed to live although its owner could definitely use a bit of bacon. Funny and moving, Hans Traxler?s book describes a world where men and animals are still ...

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The Book of Guardian Angels

The Book of Guardian Angels

The poignancy of Traxler's humour results from the accuracy of his observation. It is surprising how much he knows about the famous but mostly unexplored species of the guardian angel!

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Hans Traxler

Presse

 "Hans Traxler ist ein alter Herr mit einem großen Herzen für Kinder und mit herrlicher Fantasie." Heribert Prantl, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 05.12.15

Awards

2014 Goethe-Plakette der Stadt Frankfurt

2014 Beste 7 Bücher für junge Leser, Deutschlandfunk

2009 Die besten 7 (Deutschlandfunk)

2009 Kinder- und Jugendbuchliste (Radio Bremen & SR)

2006 Göttinger Elch

Bibliographie

Im Hanser Kinderbuch:
1996 Finster war’s, der Mond schien helle. Bilderbuch
2004 Komm, Emil, wir gehn heim. Bilderbuch
2009 Franz - Der Junge, der ein Murmeltier sein wollte. Bilderbuch
2014 Willi - Der Kater, der immer größer wurde. Bilderbuch
2015 Sofie mit dem großen Horn. Bilderbuch
2017 Eddy - Der Elefant, der lieber klein bleiben wollte. Bilderbuch

Im Carl Hanser Verlag:
1994 Roth für Lebenskünstler. Text von Eugen Roth
1997 Mensch und Unmensch. Text von Eugen Roth
1998 Ein Mensch. Text von Eugen Roth
1998 Der letzte Mensch. Text von Eugen Roth
2000 Der Wunderdoktor. Text von Eugen Roth
2000 Neue Rezepte vom Wunderdoktor. Text von Eugen Roth
2000 Gute Besserung. Text von Eugen Roth

Bei Sanssouci:
2002 Das Schutzengelbuch
2004 Das Teufelsbuch
2004 Bildergedichte

Im Paul Zsolnay Verlag:
1999 Roda Roda. Rote Weste und Monokel. Das neue Roda Roda-Buch. Herausgegeben und illsutriert von Hans Traxler