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Grump-fart-blast! Can you credit it? The Ogglies are visited by a proper king! Grandma-Oggly is delighted. Yet the unexpected guest expects to be waited on hand and foot and keeps the Oggly family on its toes with his special wishes. In the end, Grandad-Oggly has had enough of it. After all, if a guest behaves so disgracefully, even the most angelic Oggly patience runs out in the end!
The ninth Oggly first-reading adventure. | 8 +
Franz has got problems again: Gabi has recently gone mad over horses and spends so much time with her friend Sandra that she has none left for him. Franz is so jealous, he tells Gabi he can ride and shows off with things he’s learnt from an old horse book of his mother. But then it looks like Gabi is sure to find the whole thing out because a friend of her father is soon to open a riding stable where the children can take free lessons. | 8 +
Gabi and Franz are great friends, but not always – she’s often far too difficult for him! That’s why he would rather go to the chemist’s for Gabi’s mum than watch Gabi making a mess of things... and then having to praise her for it. At the chemist’s he meets Elfi a girl who writes everything down on a pad instead of speaking. She has been wearing a brace since yesterday and now has one complex more. But Franz knows one remedy for Elfi’s complexes – and very soon, Gabi has every reason to feel jealous!
Funny, cheeky, typically Franz! The latest addition to the absolute long and best-seller series for beginning readers.
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A shared experience of the birth of Jesus seen from the animals’ perspective
Rhyming text entertains and makes reading easier for beginning readers. | 6 +
Classes 2a and 2b are going away on a class trip together. But Franz isn’t happy about it at all because it means he will have to spend two whole days with Eberhard and Gabi – and the two cannot stand each other. Just great! But when Gabi gets painful blisters on her feet when they all go out hiking and Eberhard becomes her knight in shining armour, things turn out quite differently. Suddenly Franz starts feeling very jealous… | 8 +
Paula and Sina are allowed to help Aunt Elfie at her pony stables. They teach the new riding pupils how to groom and saddle a pony and clean its hooves. And she even lets them lead a short hack! But on the ride, they discover farmer Bolt’s cow in a remote meadow with a newly born calf. But why can’t the runaway cow and calf get up on their feet? Paula urgently needs to fetch help.
Büchersterne learn-to-read books for reception class and year 2 children: large print, short paragraphs and lots of pictures to help beginning readers understand the words.
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There’s been a break-in at the museum. The odd thing is that although nothing has been stolen, one painting has somehow become two overnight. The original was taken down and is now leaning against the wall – twice! Which of the two pictures is the original, which the forgery? At first glance, the pictures seem identical. But inspecting them closely, the three detectives Carlo, Semra and Ben discover tiny differences. Will they track down the culprit?
The interactive crime series for young sleuths, with cool comic-style illustrations.
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The first in a new series by the successful COOLMAN author duo, Bertram/Schulmeyer
-\x09Top topics for primary schoolchildren: being different, belonging, acceptance
-\x09Comic illustrations in the book will have even the boys who are not very interested in reading picking up a book
-\x09Even boys who aren’t big on reading will love the new monster series for beginning readers with its amazing comic illustrations.
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It’s so exciting! Millie and her classmates are spending the night in the gym. But will they be able to sleep there? First Millie builds a solar system with marbles and a jumping ball, then there’s a wonderful water fight in the wash room. And when Millie finally snuggles down into her sleeping bag, the children discover that a small bird has strayed into the gym! An entertaining Bookstars school story all about Millie, Dagmar Chidolue’s popular children’s book character.
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The odiferator is the best invention Daddy-Oggly has ever come up with! You simply stuff something very smelly into this Oggly engine and before you know it, the captive balloon is floating high above the rubbish heap. Mummy Oggly’s stinker cake is perfect for the purpose. Unfortunately, the Ogglies run out of fuel above the roofs of Smelliville and end up landing in the playground of a primary school that is in the middle of holding a fete. Hurray, now we can all join in!
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