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Antonia Michaelis (Author), Claudia Carls (Illustrator)

Die Mühlenkinder

Prinzessin Jorunn und der Wassertroll

The Mill Kids – Princess Jorunn and the Water Troll

Antonia Michaelis knows what children dream of

“When the wind blows in from the North-east, the mill comes alive.” And that’s when adventure is on its way to Liv and her three sisters, and their home, the mill, becomes an enchanted place. One morning, the mill is a palace and the girls are princesses. But then Princess Jorunn is kidnapped! Her sisters set out on a perilous search to find her. Their journey takes them along the banks of the torrential river to the castle, where the evil water troll lives. Now the girls have to muster all their courage and all their cleverness to free their sister.

Magical mix of fairy tale, adventure, nature, solidarity and a shudder

With picturesque illustrations by Claudia Carls, illustrator of The Bilberry House

The mill kids have what it takes to become a modern classic

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  • Recommended age: 8 +
  • ISBN: 978-3-7891-1047-4
  • Published: 24.02.2020
  • Pages: 144
  • Features: 15 B/W
  • Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Oetinger
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Antonia Michaelis

Antonia Michaelis, born in 1979 in northern Germany, grew up in southern Germany, and was drawn to the wide world after graduating from high school. She worked in southern India, Nepal and Peru, among other places. She studied medicine in Greifswald and at the same time began writing stories for children and young people. For some years now she has been living as a freelance writer near the island...

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Claudia Carls

Claudia Carls was born in 1978 and studied children’s and young adult book illustration in Hamburg. She works freelance, illustrating and designing picture books for her own manuscripts and those of other authors, books for children and young adult, reference works and posters.

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