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Martin Auer

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Martin Auer

Martin Auer was born in 1951 in Vienna. He studied German and History but never completed his degree; he worked as an actor, a singer-songwriter, a journalist and a magician before publishing his first book in 1986. He has gone on to publish over 40 titles, many of them for children. Among his honors are the Austrian National Prize for Children's Literature; he has also been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal.

Articles by Martin Auer

Viktoria Was Home All Alone
By Martin Auer
Everybody was gone, and Viktoria was home all alone.“When everybody’s gone, my house is a magic place.”She went to her parents’ bedroom and pulled back the bedspread. A big bear…
Translated from German by John E. Woods