Otfried Preußler (sometimes spelled as Otfried Preussler; both pronounced [ˈɔt.fʁiːt ˈpʁɔɪ̯s.lɐ] (listen); born Otfried Syrowatka; 20 October 1923 – 18 February 2013) was a German children's books author. More than 50 million copies of his books have been sold worldwide and they have been translated into 55 languages. His best-known works are The Robber Hotzenplotz and The Satanic Mill (Krabat).
Otfrydas Proisleris, Odefeleide Pulushile, Ottfried Preussler, and 22 othersOtfried Preusser, オトフリートプロイスラー, ʾūtfrīd Brūyslir, Utfrīd Prūslir, Otofurīto Puroisurā, Ot'ŭp'ŭrit'ŭ P'ŭroisŭllŏ, O. Proĭsler, Otfrīds Preislers, О Пройслер, Otfrid Proĭsler, Otfried Preussler, Ôṭfrîd Prôysler, Otfrid Projsler, Otfried Freussler, .. Puroisurā, Отфрид Пройслер, O. Projsler, Otfridas Proisleris, Aodefeleide Pulushile, Otfried Preußler, Ūtfrīd Brūīslir, אוטפריד פרויסלר
- Oct. 19, 1923
- Feb. 17, 2013