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German Scary Stories for Children- Surviving a German Childhood

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Growing up it never occurred to me that the books and Fairy Tales I read were that different, but as it turns out the biggest difference between growing up with American Parents and German Parents can be found in the stories we are read/told as children. My American friends grew up hearing about Cinderella being dressed […]

What is Ruebezahl? The legendary Silesian “Lord of the Mountains”!

German Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Songs

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My mother didn't recite Mother Goose to me when I was a child. I got the German Nursery Rhymes and songs  that she grew up with. "Alle Meine Enten", "Hoopa Hoppa Reiter", and "Backe backe Kuchen". Funny thing, when I had children, I mainly sang and clapped my way through the rhymes of my childhood. […]

What is Ruebezahl? The legendary Silesian “Lord of the Mountains”!

Die Häschenschule A Day At Bunny School -A German Easter Classic

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Die Häschenschule: Jubiläumsband If you are of a certain age, you probably had a storybook about a Rabbit School on your bookshelves as a child. In 1924 Albert Sixtus published a book about a bunnies going school called Die Häschenschule. 95 years later, this classic book is still charming children all over Germany.  For Easter […]

What is Ruebezahl? The legendary Silesian “Lord of the Mountains”!

Who are Max and Moritz? Behind Wilhelm Busch’s Bad Boy Stories

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In the end, two boys are ground up by the Miller in the giant flour mill, and then eaten by ducks. Sounds like the latest horror film to come out of Hollywood doesn’t it? But this is the ending of Wilhelm Busch’s “Max und Moritz: Eine Bubgeschichte in sieben Streichen” (“Max and Moritz : A […]

What is Ruebezahl? The legendary Silesian “Lord of the Mountains”!

The Pied Piper of Hamelin Story-800 Year Mystery Wrapped in Fairy Tale

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While visiting Germany many years ago I had to visit the town of Hamelin. You see, when I was growing up, one of my favorite records had the Rattenfänger von Hamelin story… the Pied Piper of Hamelin Story. As a child, the idea of all those kids being snatched up because the town fathers didn’t […]

What is Ruebezahl? The legendary Silesian “Lord of the Mountains”!

The Gingerbread for Liberty Book- The Story of a German American Hero during the Revolution

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Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution The Gingerbread for Liberty book is a lovely way to celebrate German American Day on October 6th. This beautifully illustrated children’s book by Mara Rockliff is based on the true story of Christopher Ludwich, a German Baker who arrived in America as a young […]

What is Ruebezahl? The legendary Silesian “Lord of the Mountains”!

German Easter Story Books For Kids- Perfect for Easter Baskets!

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    Anna hilft dem Osterhasen: Ein Osterbilderbuch für Kinder (Anna und ihre Freunde) (Volume 2) (German Edition) Cute German Easter Story Books for kids are a nice (non-edible and non-messy) addition to the Easter Basket. The stories can be read over and over, long after the chocolate and candies have been eaten. Most of […]

What is Ruebezahl? The legendary Silesian “Lord of the Mountains”!