Book Review: Learning German through children’s book,,Räuber Hotzenplotz”
As a first step to understanding the German language I decided to start reading children’s storybooks in German and to my luck I began with the very interesting story by Otfried Preußler called the ‘Räuber Hotzenplotz’ .
Reading ‘Räuber Hotzenplotz’, opened up my mind to a place and time where magic is real and magical people in a more than human normal exist. In this world lives a thief called Hotzenplotz, who is known to even steal coffee grinders from helpless grandmothers. Such a person, capable of such
In the story are
Written in three parts, two young boys, Kasperl and Seppel are thrown into a world of adventure, short term slavery, magic
Written originally in German, illustrations and short chapters make it easier for those who are learning German to follow.