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Emil und die Detektive : ein Roman fr Kinder…

Emil und die Detektive : ein Roman fr Kinder (original 1929; edition 2004)

by Erich Kstner, Walter Trier

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Emil, Gustav, and a group of young detectives outwit criminals and the police when they comb the city in their quest to recover Emil's stolen money.
Title:Emil und die Detektive : ein Roman fr Kinder
Authors:Erich Kstner
Other authors:Walter Trier
Info:Hamburg : Dressler [u.a.], 2004.
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Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kästner (Author) (1929)


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While asleep on a train to Berlin to visit his mother's relations, a man in a bowler hat steals seven pounds from Emil. He manages to the follow the man to a café. There he meets up with a local lad Gustav and het quickly enlist the help of several local children to follow the thief. He is followed to a hotel where he stays the night. By the morning many other children turn up at the hotel after hearing about the matter on the grapevine. When the thief leaves the hotel the next morning he is followed by the children and is accosted at a bank. After convincing the bank manager that the theft was real, the police are called. It turns out the thief is a notorious bank robber and Emil receives a fifty pound reward.
  SimB | Jan 26, 2020 |
Quite an early adaptation, text in Fraktur, with an attractive cover image of a man and a boy in a train compartment. The boy looks like Tintin. It is a book for schools with sections on words and phrases, questions on the text and a short German-English dictionary at the end.
  jon1lambert | Nov 10, 2019 |
Features not one but two streetcars: one horse-drawn and one electric. ( )
  rakerman | Aug 16, 2018 |
No valid German National Library records retrieved.
  glsottawa | Apr 4, 2018 |
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Kästner, ErichAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Attwood, E.M.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Öije, Einarsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Butenko, BohdanIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Faisans-Maury, LouiseTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Freund, Stefansecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Georges, AnneTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Gradstein, LeoniaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hall, EileenTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hedegaard, Joergensecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jensen, H. E.secondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Joseph, GuidaIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kuiper, Joh.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Loos, Gertrudsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mare, Walter de laIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Martin, W.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rosen, Michaelsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schippers, EllyTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schouten, J.H.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Smith, Rodsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Stroebe, Lilian L.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Swan, D.K.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Tóth, EszterTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Trier, Waltersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wendtland, Detlefsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Winkler-Vonk, AnnieTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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