Pillow Fight on the Night Express

Children & Young Adult, Children's Books, Children's Books Age 6+

On the sleeper car to St. Petersburg

At the age of nine, talented violinist Kurt takes the first big trip of his life. His grandmother is accompanying him on the train to St. Petersburg for an audition. At least that is the plan. However, Kurt’s little sister smuggles herself on board. Also unplanned are the numerous technical malfunctions, detours and delays that occur along the way. Nonetheless, the children make themselves right at home in their sleeping compartment, and from the plush security of the night express and aided by their whimsical grandma, travelling pets and chaotic fellow passengers, they experience all kinds of turbulent entanglements and enjoyable adventures.
Even if they do not reach St. Petersburg on time...

• A turbulent train trip with flair and suspense
• Distinctive characters and an atmospheric, imaginative setting

Alexander von Knorre

Alexander von Knorre, born in 1982, spent a year in Florida, another one in Romania, and then studied visual communication at the Bauhaus University in Weimar. In 2010, he became a certified designer, and today he works as a freelance illustrator, comic artist, and inventor of stories. He lives with his family in Weimar.

Pillow Fight on the Night Express

On the sleeper car to St. Petersburg

At the age of nine, talented violinist Kurt takes the first big trip of his life. His grandmother is accompanying him on the train to St. Petersburg for an audition. At least that is the plan. However, Kurt’s little sister smuggles herself on board. Also unplanned are the numerous technical malfunctions, detours and delays that occur along the way. Nonetheless, the children make themselves right at home in their sleeping compartment, and from the plush security of the night express and aided by their whimsical grandma, travelling pets and chaotic fellow passengers, they experience all kinds of turbulent entanglements and enjoyable adventures.
Even if they do not reach St. Petersburg on time...

• A turbulent train trip with flair and suspense
• Distinctive characters and an atmospheric, imaginative setting

Bibliographic Data
144 pages, ISBN: 978-3-423-76351-6
First published 2021