Anna Louise and Anton book report - detailed analysis, book summary, literary elements, character analysis, Erich Kästner biography, and everything necessary for active class participation. Introduction The story about Anna Louise and Anton begins in Berlin and describes their honest friendship. Even though they … [Read more...] about Anna Louise and Anton
Erich Kästner was born on February 23, 1899, in Dresden, Germany. He had the title of one of the best children's authors.
He went to school in Berlin and Leipzig where he studied German and Roman languages and he also had a master's in philosophy.
He always wanted to become a writer but he became an author and a journalist. He was a novelist, scriptwriter, play writer, and poet.
He became famous with the book "Emil and the detectives", which was his first book. He wrote it when he was 29. It has been translated into many languages and also some movies were filmed by it. From his other novels, we have Emil and the Three Twins, Lottie and Lisa.
He died of esophageal cancer on July 29, 1947, in Munich.
The Flying Classroom
"The Flying Classroom" is a novel about the faith of five boys who were in a boarding school in Germany. They were all fifth graders. "The Flying Classroom" is actually the title of a play written by Johnny Trotz which the boys were supposed to perform at the Christmas celebrations. In the boarding school we meet many … [Read more...] about The Flying Classroom
Lottie and Lisa
Lottie and Lisa, twins that didn't know each other, lived in their very own separate worlds. Lisa lived with her father, a famous conductor and composer in a loud and luxurious world of Viennese artists. Lottie lived with her mother, a photography editor for a publisher firm, in a much simpler place in Munich. The … [Read more...] about Lottie and Lisa
Emil and the Detectives
"Emil and the Detectives" begins with a subchapter where it is described why the plot is set in the city and involves the life of city children instead of the life of unusual characters and adventures. Also, the characters are introduced. The book can be sorted in a realistic novel in which he described a childhood of … [Read more...] about Emil and the Detectives