Hasler, Eveline 1933–

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Hasler, Eveline 1933–

Personal

Born March 22, 1933, in Glarus, Switzerland; daughter of Walter (in business) and Lili Schubiger; married Paul Hasler (a professor), October 5, 1962; children: Regula, Paul, Isable. Education: Attended University of Paris and University of Fribourg.

Addresses

Home—Lehnhaldenstrasse 46, 9014 St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Career

College instructor in French.

Member

Schweizer Schriftstellerverein.

Awards, Honors

Diploma of Merit, 1968; Hans Christian Andersen Award, International Board on Books for Young People, 1976; Schweizerischer Jugendbuchpreis, 1978; Preis der Schillerstiftung, 1980, for Novemberinsel; Ehrengabe (Zurich, Switzerland), 1988; Schubart-Literatpreis, 1989; Zurich book prize, 1991; Droste-Preis (Meersburg), 1994; Kulturpreise (St. Gallen, Switzerland), 1994; Justinus-Kerner-Preis (Weinsberg, Germany), 1999.

Writings

FOR CHILDREN

Stop, Daniela! Sowie, die Eidechse mit den Similisteinen, und andere Erzaehlungen, Rex-Verlag (Lucerne, Switzerland), 1962.

Ferdi und die Angelrute, illustrated by Robert Wyss, Rex-Verlag (Lucerne, Switzerland), 1963.

Komm wieder, Pepino!, illustrated by Esther Emmel, Benziger (Zurich, Switzerland), 1967.

Adieu Paris, Adieu Catherine, Benziger (Zurich, Switzerland), 1969.

Die seltsamen Freunde, Benziger (Zurich, Switzerland), 1970.

Ein Baum für Filippo, Atlantis, 1973.

Der Sonntagsvater, Otto Maier, 1973.

Unterm Neonmond, George Bitter, 1974.

Der Zauberelefant: ein Bilderbuch, illustrated by Antonella Bollinger-Savelli, Benzinger (Zurich, Switzerland), 1974, translated by Elizabeth Shub as Miranda's Magic, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1975.

Denk an mich Mauro, Benziger (Zurich, Switzerland), 1976.

Dann kroch Martin durch den Zaun, illustrated by Dorothea Desmarowitz, Maier (Ravensburg, Germany), 1977, translated as Martin Is Our Friend, Abingdon (Nashville, TN), 1981.

Der Buchstabenkoenig und die Hexe Lakritze, Benziger (Zurich, Switzerland), 1977.

Novemberinsel, Arche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1979.

Anna Göldin, letzte Hexe (novel), Benziger (Zurich, Switzerland), 1982.

Winter Magic (translation of Im Winterland), William Morrow (New York, NY), 1984.

Ibicaba, das Paradies in den Köpfen (novel), Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1985.

Das Schweinchen Bobo, illustrated by Maren Briswalter, Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1986.

Due Blumenstadt: eine Geschichte, illustrated by Stepán Zavrel, Bohem (Zurich, Switzerland), 1987.

Der Riese im Baum, Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1988.

Babas Groβe Reise, illustrated by Maren Briswalter, Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1989.

So ein sausen ist in der Luft: nach einer Sage aus der Südschweiz, illustrated by Käthi Bhend, Ravensburger (Ravensburg, Germany), 1992, translated by Marianne Martens as A Tale of Two Brothers, North-South Books (New York, NY), 2006.

Die Wachsflügelfrau: Geschichte der Emily Kempin-Spyri, Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1992, translated by Edna McCown as Flying with Wings of Wax: The Story of Emily Kempin-Spyri, Fromm, 1993.

Die Schule Fliegt ins Pfefferland, illustrated by Maren Briswalter, Benziger (Zurich, Switzerland), 1993.

Der Zeitreisende: Die Visionen des Henry Dunant, Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1994.

Der Buchstabenvogel: eine Geschichte, illustrated by Lio Fromm, Deutscher Taschenbuch (Munich, Germany), 1995, illustrated by Elso Schiavo, Lehrmittelverlag (Zurich, Switzerland), 2005.

Die Riesin, illustrated by Renate Seelig, Ellermann (Munich, Germany), 1996, translated by Laura McKenna as The Giantess, Kane/Miller (Brooklyn, NY), 1997.

Die Vogelmacherin: die Geschichte von Hexenkindern (novel), Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1997.

Der Jubilüums-Apfel und andere Notizen vom Tage, Deutscher Taschenbuch (Munich, Germany), 1998.

Die namenlose Geliebte: Geshichten und Gedichte, Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 1999.

Der Buchstabenräber, illustrated by Rolf Rettich, Deutscher Taschenbuch (Munich, Germany), 1999.

Der Buchstabenclown, illustrated by Rolf Rettich, Deutscher Taschenbuch (Munich, Germany), 1999.

Sätzlinge: Gedichte, Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 2000.

Aline und die Erfindung der Liebe (novel), Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 2000.

Spaziergänge durch mein Tessin: Landschaft, Kulture und Küche, illustrated by Hannes Binder, Sanssouci (Zurich, Switzerland), 2002.

Die Nacht im Zauberwald: nach einer Sage aus der Südschweiz, illustrated by Käthi Bhend, NordSud (Zurich, Switzerland), 2006.

Stein bedeuten Liebe: Tregina Ullmann und Otto Gross (novel), Nagel & Kimche (Zurich, Switzerland), 2007.

Translator of stories from the French. Author of other works published in Switzerland.

Hasler's books have been translated into numerous languages, including Korean, French, Turkish, and Spanish.

Biographical and Critical Sources

BOOKS

Eveline Hasler, Pendo-Verlag, 1986.

PERIODICALS

Booklist, February 15, 1994, Denise Perry Donavin, review of Flying with Wings of Wax: The Story of Emily Kempin-Spyri, p. 1060; December 1, 1997, Ilene Cooper, review of The Giantess, p. 640; September 1, 2006, Hazel Rochman, review of A Tale of Two Brothers, p. 136.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, December, 1981, review of Martin Is Our Friend, p. 68.

Canadian Review of Materials, March, 1990, review of Winter Magic, p. 64.

Horn Book, November-December, Hanna B. Zeiger, review of Winter Magic, p. 728.

Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 2006, review of A Tale of Two Brothers, p. 842.

Library Journal, January, 1994, Dorothy Golden, review of Flying with Wings of Wax, p. 160.

Publishers Weekly, December 6, 1993, review of Flying with Wings of Wax, p. 63; October 13, 1997, review of The Giantess, p. 73.

School Library Journal, November, 1981, Karen Harris, review of Martin Is Our Friend, p. 76; November, 1985, Anne E. Mulherkar, review of Winter Magic, p. 71; December, 1997, Barbara Chatton, review of The Giantess, p. 92.

Vaterland, December 15, 1979.

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