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Werner Holzwarth

Werner Holzwarth was born in 1947 near Stuttgart, attended school there, and then studied at the Berlin University of the Arts. Before finding international success as a children’s author with The Story of the Little Mole Who Went in Search of Whodunit, he worked as a copywriter, as the creative group head of a major advertising agency, and in South America as a freelance journalist. From 1995 to 2012, he was a professor of visual communications at Bauhaus University, Weimar. When not on tour to do readings of his books, he works in Frankfurt.