Books by Jürg Amann

LEONCE AND LENA by Georg Büchner
by Georg Büchner, retold by Jürg Amann, illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger, translated by David Henry Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2013

"Strange and disconcerting. (biographical material, bibliography) (Play. 10-12)"
A retelling of an early-19th-century German satirical play in which royalty, mistaken identity, rebellion and angst all play out in a fairy-tale setting requires leaps of comprehension beyond its intended audience. Read full book review >
TEN BIRDS by Jürg Amann
by Jürg Amann, illustrated by Helga Gebert, translated by David Henry Wilson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Even children who can't yet read will get at least a portion of the joke. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Ten birds frolic in fractured count-down number rhymes. Read full book review >
THE FAIRY TALE OF THE WORLD by Georg Büchner
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"This may be a good companion for those studying Büchner, but it's sure not for the usual picture-book audience. (Picture book. 12 & up)"
Once there was a poor child who had no father or mother—they, like everyone in the world, had died. Read full book review >