Der Struwwelpeter and the Evolution of Children’s Books

By Jill Braithwaite, Publishing Director, Trade

I was recently gifted a copy of the 1845 book Der Struwwelpeter (Shock-Headed Peter). It’s known as one of the first books to put together pictures and words in a book meant specifically for children. It’s also a strong reminder of how grateful I am to be working in children’s books at this current historical moment. Read More