The King and the Sea
Heinz Janisch, Wolf Erlbruch

The King and the Sea

Details about the book
24 ultra-short stories
  • date of publication: 26.08.2022
  • from age 4
  • 48 Pages
  • Hanser Verlag
  • hardcover
  • ISBN 978-3-446-23945-6
  • Deutschland: 15,00 €
  • Österreich: 15,50 €

"Erlbruch's mastery lies in the apparent effortlessness and remarkable delicacy of touch with which he makes such a huge impact on the reader and viewer." (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

Heinz Janisch has written 24 micro-stories reminiscent of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince – seemingly simple but profound tales that will reverberate in the mind of the reader long after he has put this slim volume down. This lasting impression is re-enforced by the illustrations of Wolf Erlbruch, whose recent Ente, Tod und Tulpe is further proof of his unique knack for capturing the great themes of life with unequalled intelligence and empathy.

Foreign Sales

UK/USA (Gecko Press); Spain/Castil. (Lóguez), France (La joie de lire), Norway (Heinesen), UK / Newzealand (Gecko Press), Poland (Hokuspokus), Brazil (Companhia das Letras), Turkey (Is Bankasi), Netherlands (Hoogland & Van Klaveren), Arabia (Mahrousa); China (Guangxi); Taiwan (Taiwan Interminds); Korea (Better Books)


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