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Nora Alexander (Author), Julia Christians (Illustrator)

Opa und die Nacht der Wölfe

Grandpa and the Night of the Wolves

Olli’s grandpa isn’t like other people’s grandpas and he does some odd things, like asking for ice cream with ketchup, going for a walk in the middle of the night and sometimes even forgetting to go to the toilet. How embarrassing! But Olli’s grandpa has a secret. On nights when the moon is full, something incredible happens to him. When Olli discovers one evening that grandpa turns into a wolf, it’s the start of the most exciting night of his life and nothing is ever quite like Olli had imagined it to be again.

- An appeal for people with dementia to be treated respectfully; told with warmth and affection
- Nora Alexander describes the magic in every kind of human difference without judging or moralising
- Much more than a book focused on a particular topic, this is an adventure story and a declaration of love

  • Recommended age: 8 +
  • ISBN: 978-3-7891-0954-6
  • Published: 22.07.2019
  • Pages: 208
  • Illustrations: 12
  • Features: 12 illustrations, 12 B/W
  • Publisher: Verlag Friedrich Oetinger
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Nora Alexander

Nora Alexander lives on Lake Constance and has two adult daughters. She loves children, wolves and books, and has been working with the elderly for more than 20 years. Grandpa and the Night of the Wolves is her first children’s book to be published by Oetinger.

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Julia Christians

Julia Christians is a child of the Harz Mountains, where she was born in 1984. She emerged from her studies of communication design at the Braunschweig University of Art with a degree in design and now works as a freelance illustrator.

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