Filemon Foldrich

Filemon Foldrich
Filemon Foldrich

About the book

Great thoughts are going around in the head of the wise Indian elephant Filemon Foldrich. Great as he is himself: The moon for example or the flowers. For small things he has no time – and none at all for the flies of the nearby dung heap. But the flies consider themselves the most perfect creatures in the entire universe. To prove that once and forever they are searching for an opponent, and none but the greatest will do. None other than Filemon Foldrich is supposed to measure his strength with them at dung ball shooting...


  • Pages: 36
  • First published in: 1984
  • ISBN: 3522434838
  • Edition: Picture book
  • Illustrator: Christoph Hessel
  • Original publisher: Thienemann Verlag

Press Reviews

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Other editions

  • New Edition:
    Filemon Faltenreich (Filemon Foldrich)
    Thienemann Verlag 2004, 48 pages, with illustrations by Daniela Chudzinski.


  • Filemon Faltenreich (Filemon Foldrich)
    Reading for children (with music), Speaker: Thomas Schendel. DerAudioVerlag and edel records, both 2006.
Filemon Foldrich
Filemon Foldrich

Radio Play

  • Filemon Faltenreich (Filemon Foldrich)
    With music by Wilfried Hiller. Deutsche Grammophon Junior, Hamburg, 1984. Currently not available.