23rd Oct: It's time for the second TV Tropes Halloween Avatar Contest, theme: cute monsters! Details and voting here.
Die Ente schießt mit etwas Schrot den Entenjäger etwas tot.
(The duck shoots with a bit of lead the duck hunter a bit dead.)Janosch (a.k.a. Horst Eckert) is a German writer and illustrator, who became famous for his children's books (the little bear and little tiger stories, for example). While his work includes a few novels for adults, it is a certain waterfowl with a tiger's stripes◊ that has become iconic and is intrinsically tied to his name. One shouldn't remind the creator of it, though.Janosch's books, beloved by children and adults alike, may sometimes invoke What Do You Mean, It's Not for Kids?; for the illustrations are not limited to the children's books and may turn out to be quite graphic.Several of the stories have been adapted for a tv-series called "Janoschs Traumstunde" (Janosch's dream hour).
Tropes in his works: