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  • There is the story in Struwwelpeter about Hans Look-in-the-Air:

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Just like the children in Struwwelpeter, Jan noted: so she wrote A Modern Struwwelpeter in the style of Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Tales, one poem about each child -- for example, Ruthless Mike and Reckless John, who are beastly to their governess Miss Marlinspike; and Janet, who stares so long at the lovely clothes in the window of Horridge's that she becomes frozen into a wax dummy.

    Mrs. Miniver

  • So I guess my vote in answer to Roger's question, specifically, goes to "Struwwelpeter".

    Who's Our Enid?

  • Books of the "Struwwelpeter" type are less to be recommended.

    The Nervous Child

  • "Struwwelpeter", Heinrich Hoffmann's classic (but now rather horrific) volume of cautionary verses, dealt with eleven children, of whom one was a girl.

    The Modern Struwwelpeter

  • It is from the same time period (mid 1800s) as "Struwwelpeter" and is equally evil.


  • Alexander McCall Smith writes that he was "suitably frightened" when, as a child, he was read the horrible, gruesome story of "Struwwelpeter" ( "

    Mom, I Forgive You

  • (Up-to-date Version of "Struwwelpeter") "Let me see if Wilhelm can

    Mr. Punch's History of the Great War

  • Originally published in Germany in 1845, 'Der Struwwelpeter' features cautionary yet humorous tales.

    Roaming With the Wild Things

  • In 'Der Struwwelpeter' Peter doesn't cut his hair or nails.

    Roaming With the Wild Things


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