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"Momo listened to everyone and everything - even to the rain and the wind and the pine trees - and all of them spoke to her after their own fashion." -- Michael Ende
Michael Andreas Helmuth Ende (12 November 1929 — 28 August 1995) was a German writer of fantasy and children's literature. He was born in Garmisch (Bavaria, Germany), son of the surrealist painter Edgar Ende. He died in Filderstadt (Germany) of stomach cancer.

Die unendliche Geschichte (The Neverending Story) is Ende's best known work. Other books include Momo and Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer (English title Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver). Michael Ende's works have been translated into more than 40 languages and sold more than 20 million copies, and have been adapted into motion pictures, stage plays, operas and audio books.

Ende was one of the most popular and famous German authors of the 20th century, mostly due to the enormous success of his children's books. However, Ende was not strictly a children's author, as he also wrote books for adults. Ende claimed, "It is for this child in me, and in all of us, that I tell my stories," and that "[my books are] for any child between 80 and 8 years" (qtd. Senick 95, 97). Ende often found frustration in being perceived as exclusively an author for children, considering himself rather a man intending to speak of cultural problems and spiritual wisdom to people of all ages in his works; he wrote in 1985:

"One may enter the literary parlor via just about any door, be it the prison door, the madhouse door, or the brothel door. There is but one door one may not enter it through, which is the child room door. The critics will never forgive you such. The great Rudyard Kipling is one of a number of people to have suffered from this. I keep wondering to myself what this peculiar contempt towards anything related to childhood is all about."

Ende's writing could be described as a surreal mixture of reality and fantasy. The reader is often invited to take a more interactive role in the story, and the worlds in his books often mirror our reality, using fantasy to bring light to the problems of an increasingly technological modern society. Not least of all because of having attended a Waldorf school as a child, his writings were influenced by anthroposophy. Ende was also known as a proponent of economic reform, and claimed to have had the concept of aging money in mind when writing Momo.

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Total Books: 185
2017 - Momo (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781944211066
ISBN-10: 1944211063
Genres: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult

2014 - Tragasueos [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788426141774
ISBN-10: 8426141773
Genre: Children's Books

El espejo en el espejo / The mirror in the mirror Un Laberinto / a Labyrinth
The Neverending Story
2012 - The Neverending Story (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781452606309
ISBN-10: 1452606307
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult

Die Ballade vom Seiltnzer Felix Fliegenbeil
2011 - Die Ballade Vom Seiltnzer Felix Fliegenbeil (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783934029415
ISBN-10: 3934029418

Storie infinite
2010 - Storie Infinite (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788849825695
ISBN-10: 8849825692
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

El osito de peluche y los animales/ The Teddy Bear and the Animals
2008 - El Osito De Peluche Y Los Animales/ the Teddy Bear and the Animals [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788467523539
ISBN-10: 8467523530
Genre: Children's Books

Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivfhrer 01
2008 - Jim Knopf Und Lukas Der Lokomotivfhrer 01 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783522180573
ISBN-10: 3522180577

La sopera y el cazo/ The Soup Dish and the Ladle
2007 - La Sopera Y El Cazo/ the Soup Dish and the Ladle [El Barco De Vapor: Serie Azul/ the Steamboat: Blue Series - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788434851252
ISBN-10: 8434851253
Genre: Children's Books

Der satanarcholgenialkohllische Wunschpunsch
2007 - Der Satanarcholgenialkohllische Wunschpunsch (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9783522179485
ISBN-10: 352217948X

Das Gefngnis der Freiheit
2007 - Das Gefngnis Der Freiheit (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783492249904
ISBN-10: 3492249906

Momo 1-3
2007 - Momo 1-3 (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783829119795
ISBN-10: 3829119798

Tranquilla Trampeltreu - die beharrliche Schildkrte
2006 - Tranquilla Trampeltreu - Die Beharrliche Schildkrte (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783551355751
ISBN-10: 3551355754

Der Spiegel im Spiegel
2006 - Der Spiegel Im Spiegel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783423135030
ISBN-10: 3423135034

Trdelmarkt der Trume
2006 - Trdelmarkt Der Trume (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783492247986
ISBN-10: 3492247989

La notte dei desideri ovvero il satanarchibugiardinfernalcolico Grog di Magog
Michael Ende Lesebuch
2005 - Michael Ende Lesebuch (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783551354990
ISBN-10: 3551354995

Der lange Weg nach Santa Cruz
2005 - Der Lange Weg Nach Santa Cruz (Other)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783551354167
ISBN-10: 3551354162

Der Lindwurm und der Schmetterling
2005 - Der Lindwurm Und Der Schmetterling (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783522434959
ISBN-10: 3522434951

Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivfhrer machen einen Ausflug
2005 - Jim Knopf Und Lukas Der Lokomotivfhrer Machen Einen Ausflug (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783522434805
ISBN-10: 3522434803

El secreto de Lena
2005 - El Secreto De Lena [El Barco De Vapor] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788434886728
ISBN-10: 8434886723
Genre: Children's Books

2003 - La Historia Interminable/ Neverending Story [Narrativa Punto de Lectura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2002 - Die Rupelschule [German Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Morno [French Edition] (Paperback)
Tranquila Tragaleguas [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Das Schnurpsenbuch [German Edition] (Paperback)
Der Niemandsgarten [German Edition] (Hardcover)
A Histria Sem Fim [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)
Momo/momo [SPANISH LANGUAGE EDITION] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover