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Philip Waechter

Philip Waechter © CARLSEN Verlag Philip Waechter was born in Frankfurt am Main in 1968. After completing community service in an integrative Kindergarten, he studied communication design with a focus on ilustration at the University of Applied Science in Mainz. In 1999 Philip Waechter founded the studio community LABOR with other illustrators and graphic designers. He illustrated many children's books and now lives as a freelance graphic designer in Frankfurt am Main.

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Selected Works

  • Ich © BELTZ
  • Endlich wieder zelten! © BELTZ
  • Toni © BELTZ
  • Sohntage © BELTZ
  • Rosi und der Geisterbahn © BELTZ
Comic
Toni. Und alles nur wegen Renato Flash
Toni will ans Meer

Picture Book:
ich (This is Me!)
Rosi in der Geisterbahn (Rosie and the Nightmares)
Sohntage
Endlich wieder zelten!

Children's Book:
Paul Maar: Jakob und der große Junge
Klaus Kordon: Der Käpt'n aus dem 13. Stock
Ulf Stark: Das goldene Herz
Åsa Lind: Mehr von Zackarina und dem Sandwolf
Kirsten Boie: Chaossommer mit Ur-Otto
Klaus Kordon: Mein Freund Ringo
Amalia Rosenblum: Der schönste Hundesommer der Welt
Clemens J. Setz: Till Eulenspiegel. 30 Streiche und Narreteien

and many more!

For a list of all available books from Philip Waechter at the Library of Goethe-Institut Hongkong and Onleihe, please click here

Prize and Award

2004: Prize of Stiftung Buchkunst (Book Art Foundation) in the category Children and Youth Literature for Ich
2006: Eulenspiegel Prize of Schöppenstedt for Rosi in der Geisterbahn
2019: Leipziger Lesekompass for Der Flugplatzspatz nahm auf dem Flugblatt Platz
2019: Leipziger Lesekompass for Toni. Und alles nur wegen Renato Flash

More

Read and listen to an excerpt from Philip Waechter's latest comic "Toni will ans Meer" in this Youtube clip: (German only)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YPpMTfEZA4



See all Philip Waechter's work on his official page on LABOR:
http://cargocollective.com/philipwaechter/uber-Philip-Waechter

Follow Philip Waechter on his Instagram channel: 
IG: phililpwaechter

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