Who buys classic penguins and why

Details about the book
  • Release date: 07/22/2019
  • recommended for ages 8 and up
  • 64 pages
  • Hanser publishing house
  • Hard cover
  • ISBN 978-3-446-26426-7
  • Germany: € 14.00
  • Austria: € 14.40

"Nobody knows exactly what happiness is. But you can feel it when you have it." A plea for freedom and colorful socks - original, clever, funny and poetic

An imaginative story about misconceptions, right socks and true destiny. Every morning at half past six the little penguin stands with the other penguins at the airport. Why? Because that's how penguins do it: fly around the world, sell things, earn money. The little penguin still has a lot to learn: how to be, which socks to wear and which questions it is better not to ask. But when trying to be like the others and to grow up, the little penguin becomes one thing above all else: unhappy. How good that it occurred to him in time that he was already happy: at home, when he still had enough time for the things that he really liked and was good at.

Stefan Beuse

Stefan Beuse, born in 1967, lives in Hamburg. Among other things, he worked as a copywriter, photographer and journalist. He has received numerous awards for his literary work, including the Prize of the State of Carinthia at the Ingeborg Bachmann Competition ...

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Sophie Greve

Sophie Greve, born 1986, lives in Hamburg, designs, conceives, writes and illustrates. She studied communication design and worked as an art director for agencies and companies for many years. Today she works ...

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"Something very special. With the help of the little bird, the children learn to understand some things that some adults only understand late in life. The most important thing: You can't buy happiness. But so much in life makes you happy that is completely free. ”Hella Kaiser, Der Tagesspiegel, 09/05/19

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