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THE STORY OF FLYING ROBERT Christian Ulbricht German Ornament Flying Robert

THE STORY OF FLYING ROBERT Christian Ulbricht German Ornament Flying Robert
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"THE STORY OF FLYING ROBERT"

Struwwelpeter / Slovenly Peter / Shock-Headed Peter

"Fliegender Robert"
"Flying Robert"

Christian Ulbricht Ornament of Erzgebirge / Deutschland
Handmade of Wood in Germany

Size:
3 1/2" tall
8 cm tall

"Fliegender Robert"

Der Struwwelpeter (1845) (or Shockheaded Peter) is a German children's book by Heinrich Hoffmann. It comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children. Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences of misbehavior in an exaggerated way. The title of the first story provides the title of the whole book.

Hoffmann wrote Struwwelpeter in reaction to the lack of good children's books. Intending to buy a picture book as a Christmas present for his three-year-old son, Hoffmann instead wrote and illustrated his own book. In 1845 he was persuaded by friends to publish the book anonymously as Lustige Geschichten und drollige Bilder mit 15 schön kolorierten Tafeln für Kinder von 3–6 Jahren (Funny Stories and Whimsical Pictures with 15 Beautifully Coloured Panels for Children Aged 3 to 6).

For third edition, published in 1858, the title changed to Struwwelpeter, the name of the character in the first story. The book became popular among children throughout Europe, and, writes author and researcher Penni Cotton, the pictures and characters showed a great deal of originality and directness.

Struwwelpeter has been translated into several languages. In 1891, Mark Twain wrote his own translation of the book but because of copyright issues, Twain's "Slovenly Peter" was not published until 25 years after his death in 1935.

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