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"Becoming a father isn't difficult, but it's very difficult to be a father." -- Wilhelm Busch
Wilhelm Busch (15 April 1832 — 9 January 1908) was an influential German caricaturist, painter, and poet who is famed for his satirical picture stories with rhymed texts.

After initially studying mechanical engineering and then art in Düsseldorf, Antwerp, and Munich, he turned to drawing caricatures. One of his first picture stories, Max and Moritz (published in 1865), was an immediate success and has achieved the status of a popular classic and perennial bestseller.

Max and Moritz as well as many of his other picture stories are regarded as one of the main precursors of the modern comic strip. Max and Moritz, for instance, was an inspiration for the Katzenjammer Kids.

Wilhelm Busch also wrote a number of poems in a similar style to his picture stories. Besides that he produced more than 1,000 oil paintings that remained unsold up to his death in 1908. He was also active as a sculptor.

Many couplets from Busch's humorous verses have achieved the status of adages in the German language, such as "Vater werden ist nicht schwer, Vater sein dagegen sehr" ("It is easy to become a father, but being one is rather harder") or "Dieses war der erste Streich, doch der zweite folgt sogleich" ("This was the initial trick, but the second follows quick"). Only Goethe and Schiller are quoted more frequently in German than Busch.

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Total Books: 220
Secret Sudoku 300 Hard Sudokus - 1 Solution with 0 Real Letters A Puzzle Book for Experienced Players
Max und Moritz In English and German / In Deutsch und Englisch
2014 - Max Und Moritz in English and German / in Deutsch Und Englisch (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781499321913
ISBN-10: 1499321910
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Max y Moritz Una historieta en siete travesuras
2013 - Max Y Moritz Una Historieta En Siete Travesuras [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788415130956
ISBN-10: 8415130953
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels
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Max und Moritz eine Bubengeschichte in sieben Streichen
2013 - Max Und Moritz Eine Bubengeschichte in Sieben Streichen [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481927079
ISBN-10: 1481927078
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Max und Moritz
2011 - Max Und Moritz [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781466322929
ISBN-10: 1466322926
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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Es ist mal so dass ich so bin
2011 - Es Ist Mal So Dass Ich So Bin (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783865390929
ISBN-10: 3865390927
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Max und Moritz auf Niederlandisch
2011 - Max Und Moritz Auf Niederlandisch (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783150188194
ISBN-10: 3150188199
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Die Haarbeutel
2010 - Die Haarbeutel [1878 - German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781161100150
ISBN-10: 1161100156
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Die Kmpfe Um Reichsverfassung Und Kaisertum 1870-1871
2010 - Die Kmpfe Um Reichsverfassung Und Kaisertum 1870-1871 [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141397433
ISBN-10: 1141397439
Genre: Nonfiction
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Abenteur Eines Junggesellen
2010 - Abenteur Eines Junggesellen [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141410682
ISBN-10: 1141410680
Genre: Nonfiction
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Die Berliner Mrztage Von 1848 Die Ereignisse Und Ihre berlieferung
2010 - Die Berliner Mrztage Von 1848 Die Ereignisse Und Ihre Berlieferung [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781141634842
ISBN-10: 1141634848
Genre: Nonfiction
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Plish and Plum From the German of Wilhelm Busch
2010 - Plish and Plum From the German of Wilhelm Busch (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781141072330
ISBN-10: 1141072335
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England Under the Tudors
2010 - England Under the Tudors [Volume 1] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781152530874
ISBN-10: 1152530879
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Max und Moritz - Eine Bubengeschichte in 7 Streichen
2010 - Max Und Moritz - Eine Bubengeschichte in 7 Streichen [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783876243788
ISBN-10: 3876243785
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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Die Saarbeutel
2009 - Die Saarbeutel [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781116683035
ISBN-10: 1116683032
Genre: Nonfiction
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Der Wer Die Partitulariften
2009 - Der Wer Die Partitulariften [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781116283792
ISBN-10: 1116283794
Genre: Nonfiction
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Edward's Dream the Philosophy of a Humorist
2009 - Edward's Dream the Philosophy of a Humorist (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781115896177
ISBN-10: 1115896172
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Buzz a Buzz Or the Bees
2009 - Buzz a Buzz or the Bees [Pref 1872] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781112359873
ISBN-10: 1112359877
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Hans Huckebein und Kritik des Herzens
2008 - Hans Huckebein Und Kritik Des Herzens [Dodo Press - German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781409927235
ISBN-10: 1409927237
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Pater Filucius
2008 - Pater Filucius [Illustrierte Ausgabe - Dodo Press - German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781409927259
ISBN-10: 1409927253
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Plish And Plum
2008 - Plish and Plum [1882] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781437031232
ISBN-10: 1437031234
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2007 - Hernach [Reprint der Originalausgabe von 1908 - German Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - Max Und Moritz in Neun Dialekt [German Edition] (Paperback)
2001 - Julchen (Paperback)
1997 - Jesus (Paperback)
1974 - Hans Huckebein [German Edition] (Paperback)
Die Fromme Helene [Diogenes Taschenbuch : 60, 3] (Other)
Tobias Knopp [Diogenes Taschenbuch ; 60/IV - German Edition] (Other)Paperback
Balduin Bahlamm Maler Klecksel [Diogenes Taschenbucher ; 60/6 - German Edition] (Other)
Prosa [German Edition] (Paperback)
Plisch Et Plum [Lebendige Antike - German Edition] (Other)
Bauten Der 20er Jahre an Rhein Und Ruhr Architektur Als Ausdrucksmittel [Beitrage zu den Bau- und Kunstdenkmalern im Rheinland - German Edition] (Paperback)
F Schupp M Kremmer Bergbauarchitektur 1919-1974 [Arbeitsheft / Landeskonservator Rheinland - German Edition] (Other)
Grobes Wilhelm Busch Album [mit 1700 farbigen Bildern] (Hardcover)
Das Grobe Album in Farbe [88 Bildgeschichten mit 1500 Abbildungen] (Hardcover)Hardcover
Hans Schaufelin Als Maler [Denkmaler Deutscher Kunst] (Hardcover)
Wilhelm Busch Alphabetisch [Edition Morstadt] (Other)
Wilhelm Busch Gesamtwerk in Sechs Banden 4 [Wilhelm Busch Gesamtwerk in sechs Banden] (Hardcover)