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The 1845 German Children book

There is a German children book from 1845 about three boys teasing a dark-skinned boy. To teach them a lesson, Saint Nicolas dips the three boys in black ink, to make them even darker-skinned than the boy they’d teased. Der Struwwelpeter (1845) (or Shockheaded Peter) is a German children’s book by Heinrich Hoffmann. It comprises […]