Biography for Wake Up, It's Easter!
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JAMES KRÜSS was born on Heligoland, a small German archipelago in the North Sea. He wrote many beloved poems, stories, and audio dramas for children. One of his most popular books was Timm Thaler, which was turned into a mini-TV series in the UK titled The Boy Who Lost His Laugh.
FRAUKE WELDIN has illustrated numerous books for children. She worked for years in a bookstore and then studied illustration. Frauke has worked as a freelance illustrator since 2002. She lives in Hamburg, Germany.