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Until 1960 he worked as a self-employed graphic artist, during the middle-sixties he worked as a teacher at an art college. From 1995 to 2002 he worked as a teacher for drawing at the college of higher education in Hamburg.
Klaus Ensikat's filigree illustrations received many prizes; in 1995 Ensikat was awarded the Children's Literature Award and in 1996 he received the Hans Christian Andersen Award of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) for his lifework.