Victorian Morality Poems
I stumbled across Struwwelpeter years ago and decided to try some of my own ‘modern’ versions of these amazing stories.
A bit about Struwwelpeter:
Struwwelpeter is an 1845 German children’s book by Heinrich Hoffmann. It comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children. Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences of misbehavior in an exaggerated way.The title of the first story provides the title of the whole book. Der Struwwelpeter is one of the earliest books for children that combines visual and verbal narratives in a book format, and is considered a precursor to comic books.
My own attempts: