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Martin Gries

Martin Gries was born in 1972. He has worked as an author of textbooks and children’s books, and a consultant on further education at non-profit institutions all over Germany. He is head of education of the non-profit young people’s literature initiative Bücherpiraten e. V. and offers children and young people there time for stories: that could mean 16-year-olds organising their own literary event, nine-year-olds awarding a literary prize or 14-year-olds forming author groups and write their own novels.
The Bücherpiraten (literally, Book Pirates) have been hailed as one of the best children’s culture projects in Germany and, as such, won several awards.

Titles by Martin Gries