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Taschinski (Author), Anne-Kathrin Behl (Illustrator)

Familie Flickenteppich 1

Vol. 1 - Wir ziehen ein

Patchwork Family - We’re Moving In

The delightfully loveable Patchwork Family – the new children’s book by bestselling author Stefanie Taschinski

Emma and her family are the new people at number 11! But it would be so much more interesting if all the neighbours made up a great big family together – like a patchwork rug. No sooner said, than done! Old Mrs Becker becomes simply Granny Becker, and for all the other children in the house, Emma’s dad becomes their dad, too. There’s just one neighbour who doesn’t want to be part of the patchwork family: the mysterious earl who lives on the ground floor! But how crazy would it be if the combined efforts of the patchwork family didn’t get to the bottom of their invisible neighbour’s secret?

A charming combination of children’s daily life and a heart-warming family story with an element of feel-good suspense

  • Recommended age: 8 +
  • ISBN: 978-3-7891-0969-0
  • Published: 22.07.2019
  • Pages: 216
  • Illustrations: 37
  • Features: 37 illustrations, 37 colored
  • Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Oetinger
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Stefanie Taschinski was born in1969 and studied history, sociology and scriptwriting. She writes books for children, theatre plays and screenplays. In 2009, she published her first children's book, The Little Lady, which has since been adapted for cinema. Stefanie Taschinski lives with her family in Hamburg.

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Anne-Kathrin Behl

Anne-Kathrin Behl was born in Grevesmühlen in 1983 and grew up in Greifswald. She studied illustration and creative writing in Hamburg. While still a student, she began organising creative drawing courses for children and also started Teewurst, a cabaret/comedy/singer-songwriter project, with some friends. She has now published a number of books in different publishing houses and lives in Leipzig....

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