Lachner, Dorothea

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LACHNER, Dorothea

LACHNER, Dorothea. (Dorothea Knobloch). Austrian, b. 1951. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Writer. Held a variety of jobs in Germany and Austria, 1969-72; worked as a teacher in Austria, 1972-74 and (with mentally impaired children) 1976-81. Has worked with the mentally and physically impaired, 1987-95. Publications: Das grune Pferd im Himbeerbusch, 1995; Muensteraner autorenpreis fur Kinder-u-Jugend Theater, 2001; UA, 2003. WORK IN TRANSLATION: Andrew's Angry Words, 1995; The Gift from Saint Nicholas, 1995; Look Out, Cinder!, 1996; Smoky's Special Easter Present, 1996; Meredith, the Witch Who Wasn't, 1997; Meredith's Mixedup-Magic, 2000; Danny, the Angry Lion, 2000; Meredith and Her Magical Book of Spells, 2003. Works have appeared in anthologies and have been adapted for radio programs in Austria. Has written plays for children's theater. Address: Wienerstrasse 3/A-2721, Bad Fischau, Austria. Online address: [email protected]