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Kurt Wiese

Author, Illustrator

(1887 - 1974)

Kurt Wiese

Kurt Wiese (April 22, 1887 - May 27, 1974) was an award-winning German-born book illustrator. Wiese wrote and illustrated 20 children’s books and illustrated another 300 for other authors.



Bibliography

The Adventures of Mario (1930)

Mario, the young hero of the book, helpless after the death of his mother and driven by an inner force as the animals are, grows up in the depths of the forest where he becomes one of the wild things.

1930

Author(s): Waldemar Bonsels
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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The Adventures of Monkey (1943)

The roguish Monkey and his encounters with major and minor spirits, gods, demigods, demons, ogres, monsters, and fairies.

Author(s): Arthur Waley
Ch’eng-en Wu
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Alexander, the Tale of a Monkey (1934)

A delightful tale about a baby monkey who becomes a pet and the many escapades he gets into.

1934

Author(s): Edith Brown
Marion Brown
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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All the Mowgli Stories (1936)

Mowgli was lost in the jungles of India as a child and adopted into a family of wolves. This is a collection of short stories about him.

1936

Author(s): Rudyard Kipling
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Animal Story Parade (1951)

A collection of stories from Story Parade magazine.

Author(s): Elizabeth Coatsworth
Antonio Joaquin Robles Soler
Various
Illustrator(s): Tibor Gergely
Feodor Rojankovsky
Kurt Wiese

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The Art of Freddy the Pig (2002)

A large selection of Kurt Wiese’s illustrations of Freddy the pig, with accompanying text by Walter R. Brooks.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Bambi (1928)

Bambi: A Life in the Woods” by Felix Salten was originally published in Austria in 1923. Simon & Schuster’s 1928 edition is based on an English translation by Whittaker Chambers.

Author(s): Felix Salten
Kurt Wiese
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Bambi’s Children (1939)

The sequel to Bambi follows the lives of the twin children of Bambi and his cousin Faline as they grow from fawns through adulthood.

Author(s): Felix Salten
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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A Beast Called an Elephant (1955)

When the first elephant in America ends up in Jed’s Uncle Hach’s barn everyone is in for some exciting times.

Author(s): Phil Stong
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Captain Kidd’s Cow (1941)

When their houseboat is threatened a gang of boys hijacks it and sets out down the Mississippi as pirates.

Author(s): Phil Stong
Kurt Wiese
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Censored the Goat (1945)

Jerry and Les lease their pet goat John Paul Jones to the U.S. Navy for the duration. Letters from servicemen chronicle his adventures on sea and land as he helps defeat the Japanese.

Author(s): Phil Stong
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Children Everywhere (1958)

A collection of stories and poems about children around the world for older readers.

Author(s): Eleanor Estes
Rachel Field
Robert Frost
Sterling North
Johanna Spyri
Et al
Illustrator(s): Maurice Sendak
Kate Seredy
Louis Slobodkin
Hilda van Stockum
Kurt Wiese
Et al

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The Clockwork Twin (1937)

Uncle Ben builds a clockwork boy so Adoniram will have a playmate, but Freddy discovers a real twin.

1938

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Kurt Wiese
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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The Collected Poems of Freddy the Pig (1953)

Here they are, the collected poems of Freddy the pig poet. Now you can read all the poems about the features in one place.

Author(s): Walter R. Brooks
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Cowhand Goes to Town (1939)

Sam goes to town with his father for the cattle auctions, and hopes to get a six-shooter.

Author(s): Phil Stong
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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The Fables of Aesop Selected, Told Anew and their History Traced (1950)

Joseph Jacobs selects eighty-two of Aesop’s fables.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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