Angela Sommer-Bodenburg´s books have been translated into more than 30 languages and they received numerous adaptations worldwide:

movie, television, stage play, musical, and ballet productions; radio plays; books on audio cassettes and CDs; videos; and DVDs.


An excellent and comprehensive documentation of these productions has been researched and compiled by Andy Winkler. This documentation is available on his website at:


A study guide "The Little Vampire" aimed at primary school students was written by Louise Wordsworth of Film Education, London. This study guide can be downloaded from Film Education’s website:



"The Little Vampire" aka: "Der kleine Vampir", Cometstone Pictures, 2000

Distribution: Warner Bros. in Deutschland, and New Line Cinema in the USA

“The Little Vampire” movie was awarded the "German Film Prize in Gold" for "Best German Children Picture of 2001".



"The Little Vampire - Two", A 13-part German TV-series based on the books "The Little Vampire Takes a Trip" and "The Little Vampire on the Farm", 1993

"The Little Vampire - One", A 13-part international TV-series based on the books "The Little Vampire" and "The Little Vampire Moves In", 1985

"When The Foxes Make Coffee" aka: "Wenn die Füchse Kaffee kochen", a picture book story by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg with pictures by Dieter Süverkrüp, Bayerischer Rundfunk, 1988

"The Little Vampire Has a Mother, Too, - Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, the Author -", by Didi Benoit, Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Bayerischer Rundfunk, 1986

"Angela Sommer-Bodenburg - Portrait of the Author", by Didi Benoit, Bayerischer Rundfunk, 1985


Stage Plays*)

"The Little Vampire“, a puppet play by Hohenloher Figurentheater, 2004

"The Little Vampire and the Christmas Surprise", Stage Play, 2002

"The Little Vampire" aka: "Den vesle vampyren", Ballet by Dans Designe, 2001

"The Little Vampire - The Musical", 1998

"The Little Vampire - The Play", 1988

*) Contact: Hartmann & Stauffacher Verlag, Cologne, Germany, e-mail-


Radio Plays

"Hanna, God’s Littlest Angel", Westdeutscher Rundfunk,

"Hanna, God’s Littlest Angel", Slovak Radio, Studio Bratislava, 1997

"The Little Vampire - The Play", Norwegian Broadcasting of the stage play by Wolf-Dietrich Sprenger and Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, 1997

"The Subterraneans" aka: "Die Unterirdischen" - Part I and Part II, Süddeutscher Rundfunk and other Radio Stations, 1990


Books on Audio (Cassettes and CDs)

"The Little Vampire, vol. #1 through 18", BMG Deutschland, 2004

"Schokolowski - Der Geburtstags-Trüffelhund", Universal Family Entertainment, 2004

"Sjokolovski - A, For Et Lystig Hundeliv!", Lydbokforlaget, 1995/2004

"Sjokolovski - Bursdags-Troffelhunden", Lydbokforlaget, 1995/2004

"Das Biest, das im Regen kam", Universal Family Entertainment, 2003

"Die Unterirdischen", Universal Family Entertainment, 2003

"Den vesle vampyren pa reisefot", Lydbokforlaget, 2005

"Den vesle vampyren flyter", Lydbokforlaget, 2001

"Den vesle vampyren", Lydbokforlaget, 2001

"If You Want To Scare Yourself" - Readings by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, PolyGram/Karussell, 1987


Video and DVDs

"The Little Vampire - Two", 13-part TV-series on DVD, 2004

"The Little Vampire", the movie on video & DVD, 2001

"The Little Vampire - Two", 13-part TV-series on video, 1994