Hannes Hörndler

Hannes Hörndler


Since 2010, Hannes Hörndler has been working as a freelance author. So far he has published ten books for children and young peope (including the bestseller ‟OMG, I’m a book !!!”) and has made a name for himself with his witty and engaging readings at Austrian and German schools. More than 70,000 pupils have  caught the reading ‟bug” from this young (born in 1982) and lively author. Hörndler relies less on gimmicks and more on solid, old-fashioned storytelling skills.

Hörndler’s hobbies

reading, cinema, playing cards, tennis, football (soccer)

Other less-known facts


Rated an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records (for marathon playing tennis, singles: 26 h 5 min)

Founding chairman of the youth organisation Ajax

Chairman of the Allhartsberg Tennis Club since 2005

Chairman of the HKC association (a communication club)

Youth football coach, adult football coach, tennis coach

Travelled around the world between September 2004 and March 2005