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Richter, Jutta 1955-

Richter, Jutta 1955-

Personal

Born 1955, in Burgsteinfurt, Westphalia, Germany. Education: College degree, c. 1978.

Addresses

Home—Hamburg, Germany. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

Author of books for children.

Awards, Honors

City of Soltau literary prize, 1983; Rattenfänger literary prize, 2000; Luchs de Monats prize, and German youth literature prize, both 2001, both for Der Tag, als ich lernte die Spinnen zu zähmen; Luchs des Monats prize, and LesePeter award, both 2004, and Katholischer Kinder-und Jugendbuchpreis, 2005, all for Hechtsommer.

Writings

Popcorn und Sternbenbanner: Tagebuch einer Austauschschülerin, Herder (Freiburg, German), 1975.

Dad Geraniengefängis (novel), Beltz & Gelberg (Weinheim, Germany), 1980.

Die Puppermütter, Anrich (Modautal-Neunkirchen, Germany), 1980.

Herr Oska und das Zirr, illustrations by Barbara Schumann, Middelhauve (Munich, Germany), 1998.

Der Hund mit dem gelben Herzen oder die Geschichte vom Gegenteil, Carl Hanser (Munich, Germany), 1998.

Es lebte ein Kind auf den Bäumen, illustrated by Konstantin Wecker and Katrin Engelking, Carl Hanser (Munich, Germany), 1999.

Der Tag, als ich lernte die Spinnen zu zähmen, Carl Hanser (Munich, Germany), 2000.

Hinter dem Bahnhof lieght das Meer, C. Hanser (Munich, Germany), 2001.

Annabella Klimperauge, illustrated by Ulrike Möltgen, Carl Hanser (Munich, Germany), 2002.

An einem groβsen stillen see, illustrated by Susanne Janssen, Carl Hanser (Vienna, Austria), 2003.

Hechtsommer, illustrated by Quint Buchholtz, Carl Hanser (Munich, Germany), 2004, translated by Anna Brailovsky as The Summer of the Pike, Milkweed Editions (Minneapolis, MN), 2006.

Sommer und Bär. Eine Liebesgeschichte, photographs by Nomi Baumgartl, Sanssouci (Munich, Germany), 2006.

Die Katze oder Wie ich die Ewigkeit verloren habe, illustrated by Rotraud Susanne Berner, Carl Hanser (Munich, Germany), 2006, translated by Anna Brailovsky as The Cat; or, How I Lost Eternity, Milkweed Editions (Minneapolis, MN), 2007.

All das wünsch ich dir, Sanssouci (Munich, Germany), 2007.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, January 1, 2007, Carolyn Phelan, review of The Summer of the Pike, p. 104.

Kirkus Reviews, October 15, 2006, review of The Summer of the Pike, p. 1078.

Publishers Weekly, December 11, 2006, review of The Summer of the Pike, p. 70.

School Library Journal, December, 2006, Alison Follos, review of The Summer of the Pike, p. 152.

ONLINE

Jutta Richter Home Page,http://www.juttarichter.de (November 15, 2007).

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