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Abeltje is a children's novel by celebrated Dutch author Annie M. Schmidtoriginally published in by De Arbeiderspers. It was one of Annie M. Schmidt's first children's books, and such an instant success that it was already in its fourth edition when the sequel, De A van Abeltjecame out in Abeltje has been adapted for radio and film. The story of Abeltje has some similarities with the plot of Roald Dahl 's Charlie and the Great Glass Elevatorin which the main characters also fly around the world in an elevator.
Young Abeltje gets a job as a liftboy in a department store. His Abeltje En Laura - Henny Vrienten - De Originele Filmmuziek Van Abeltje (The Music Score) tells him that he may not press the elevator's top green button under any circumstances.
One time, when Abeltje gets into trouble, he presses the button, and the Abeltje En Laura - Henny Vrienten - De Originele Filmmuziek Van Abeltje (The Music Score) goes shooting out the building and flies off. Trapped with him on the elevator are a travelling mothball salesman, Jozias Tump; a singing instructor, Miss Klaterhoen, and a young girl, Laura.
In New York, Abeltje is mistaken for another boy who has gone missing. They leave New York and fly to South America, where Tump is made president of a banana republic and the missing boy is freed.
A coup against Tump breaks out and the foursome once again manage to escape with their lift. Abeltje was also broadcast in the Netherlands in the s as a radio play. A film of the book, also called Abeltje English title: The Flying Liftboywas released in cinemas in late The film won the Golden Calf for best film in It was adapted into a seven-part television series that was broadcast in the Netherlands in The film largely follows the story of the book, although it was modernised in places.
For instance, Abeltje has a skateboard and an earring in the film. His neighbour Laura is his girlfriend in the film, and his mother works in a Ein Lied Geht Um Die Welt - Karel Gott - Heut Ist Der Schönste Tag In Meinem Leben shop in the book but owns her own garage in the film.
Also, Abeltje accidentally encounters his lookalike Johnny in the book, but in the film he goes sleuthing to find Johnny. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Book by Annie M. This article is about the children's book. For the film, see The Flying Liftboy. Main article: The Flying Liftboy. Archived from the original on Retrieved Children's literature portal.
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