Rotraut Susanne Berner facts for kids
She is well known for a series of popular children's book, called Wimmelbilderbuch, which have attained a worldwide circulation of close to 500,000 copies in fifteen countries.
Working as a freelance illustrator, she has focused on books for children and young adults, illustrating more than 80 such books and designing over 800 book covers.
For her contribution as a children's illustrator Berner was a finalist for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002, 2004, and 2014, and she won it in 2016.
- Cornelia Rémi: Reading as Playing. The Cognitive Challenge of the Wimmelbook. In: Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer (ed.): Emergent Literacy - Children's Books from 0 to 3. Studies in Written Language and Literacy. Bd 13. John Benjamins, Amsterdam 2011, S. 115–139, (Pre-print, online).
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