Konrad

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Harpercollins, Dec 1, 1982 - Humorous stories. - 136 pages
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Konrad, a perfectly factory-made seven-year-old, is delivered by mistake to scatter-brained, non-conformist Mrs. Bartolotti, and the two devise a crazy plan to prevent his being reclaimed.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
27
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About the author (1982)

Anthea Bell was born in Suffolk, was educated at Somerville College, Oxford, and works as a translator, primarily from German and French. Her translations include works of non-fiction, literary and popular fiction, and books for young people including classic German works by the Brothers Grimm, Clemens Brentano, Wilhelm Hauff and Christian Morgenstern. She has been the recipient of a number of translation prizes and awards including the 1987 Schlegel-Tieck Award for Hans Berman's The Stone and the Flute, the Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation for Christine Nöstlinger's A Dog's Life, the 2002 Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize for her translation of W.G. Sebald's novel Austerlitz, and the Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prize in 2009 for How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone.

Carol has illustrated over 200 books for children and young adults for Random House, Golden Press, Atheneum, Dutton, Scholastic and others, as well as for Bick Publishing House. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Good Housekeeping, and Mademoiselle and is included in the Mazza Galleria Collection of illustration. She has won awards from ALA, the Christophers, and The American Institute of Graphic Arts.

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