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von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Opheys, Caroline (Illustrator)

Read-aloud Fun for Every Day of the Week The week has seven stories

A week at Buttercup Farm, with seven stories all about life at the pony farm. A pony party from Monday to Sunday – an informative new storytime ritual kids will love | 4 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Wandtke, Sanna (Illustrator)

The fantastic new novel by Antonia Michaelis: street urchin Rabé's search for happiness.

When eleven-year-old Madagascan street urchin Rabé discovers a magic casket, his life changes instantly. For it contains a treasure map which leads to a place deep in the jungle. Together with the German boy Benja, Rabé sets off to find the treasure. But who is the hunchbacked old woman whom they keep encountering? Why is the man in the SUV following them? And what is the connection between the treasure and little Kintana and the old magician? The boys finally unconver the secret of the casket, its former owners, and a tragic disaster from years ago…

The fantastic new novel by Antonia Michaelis: thrilling, emotional, and full of imagination.

A perilous treasure hunt through the Madagascan jungle.

Introduces children to life in faraway Africa.

10 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

Close to their mucky hearts: Erhard Dietl's Ogglies go time-travelling again - this time in knight's armour.

How impolite! Oggly Grandma never thanked the Herb Lady who, some 800 years ago, gave her the love amulet that helped her to capture the heart of Oggly Grandpa.
It's high time to rectify this. So, together with the two Oggly children, Granny uses Brausewein's time machine to travel back to the Middle Ages. But their visit to the Herb Lady is just the start of it. The Ogglies find themeslves ravelled up in further matters of love: the evil knight Gregor has imprisoned young Gunhilde in his castle and is trying to force her to marry him - rather than the cobbler's apprentice whom she loves. The Ogglies think this is a stinker of an unfair plan. But can they free Gunhilde from the tower?

Travel back in time to the thrilling past.

Ideal reading matter for emerging readers: exciting and irresistibly funny.

The Ogglies are guaranteed big-sellers. | 6 +

Mann, Miriam (Author) Ceccarelli, Simona M. (Illustrator)

Welcome to Rocky Meadow Castle, where nothing is as it seems!

Mila’s school burns down one night, and Mila is the only one in her class who is shipped off to Rocky Meadow Castle. Stupid Meadow Castle, she thinks. Who on Earth wants to go to a school in the middle of nowhere? However... the fact that Mila’s new school is in fact also a conservation centre for the last mythical creatures on Earth makes things a bit more interesting. And then Mila discovers that she has a particularly good instinct when it comes to these curious creatures.

Guaranteed to thrill child readers: School, friendship and mythical creatures | 8 +

Weger, Nina (Author) Kühler, Anna-Lena (Illustrator)

A Robber Who Doesn’t Want to Rob?!

Amusing and perfectly pitched for its target audience: the kind of topsy-turvy world that children love

New series by bestselling author Nina Weger: 175,000 books sold

A robber who doesn’t want to rob anyone. That’s Little Robber Rapido, Nina Weger’s lovable new hero. “But why do robbers have to rob people?” Little Robber Rapido wonders. The answer is quite obvious to his friend, Rapscallion the Raccoon. It’s because they’re called robbers! “But why are they called robbers?” Sigh. This is precisely the problem: Rapido asks too many questions. He thinks too much. In fact, he’s completely un-robber-like. His father, Robber-in-Chief Rigorous, thinks so too. But then Rapido proves them all wrong! | 5 +

Weger, Nina (Author) Kühler, Anna-Lena (Illustrator)

A Robber Who Doesn’t Want to Rob?!

Amusing and perfectly pitched for its target audience: the kind of topsy-turvy world that children love

New series by bestselling author Nina Weger: 175,000 books sold

Hey-ho, the robbers-oh! In the second volume of Nina Weger’s Robber Rapido series, there’s uproar in Pickpocket Woods: People wearing track-suits are jogging through the undergrowth! Forester Schmidt has built a keep-fit path. The band of robbers isn’t going to stand for that. But what can they do? It will take cunning and guile, as Little Robber Rapido discovers.

A true easy read: generous typeface, a likeable hero and loads of humour | 5 +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator)

Shh: top secret!
Maluna Moonshine’s magical forest secrets

There are many secrets in the magical forest, and Maluna knows all of them. All of them? No, of course not – but she would love to. Therefore, she’s taking us with her on a journey. She gives away a few secrets along the way; she herself discovers a few in these eight new stories. Needless to say, she’s helped out by bearers and keepers of secrets big and small. Maluna is there for all of us! | 4 +

Ottermann, Doro (Author)

Carry on, girls! Creativity, not clichés: new ideas à la Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls and The Girls’ Book

Inquisitive girls become strong women. That being the case: go for it, wild girls! Here, you’ll find fun suggestions, motivating thought experiments, and amusing techno tricks. There are no pink and princessy clichés here: this is for real, tough girls. As always, it’s easy to put the ideas into practice by “using what you can find in the kitchen cupboard”. An innovative interactive book which will unleash your creative energy: fun and success guaranteed!


| 8 +

Schaudinn, Jasmin (Author) Hardt, Iris (Illustrator)

Edda on a mission: Her super-crazy ’secret agent’ birthday

Ever since Edda and Matti found an old computer keyboard on the rubbish heap, they have been obsessed by secret agents. So Edda, of course, wants a proper detective party for her seventh birthday. With shadowing people, and secret missions, and agent ID for all the guests. When Matti discovers a little mouse in the garden, Edda has a sweet pet as well. In addition to a brilliant Secret Agent birthday with all her friends! | 6 +

Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator)

At Last: Things Get Even Cooler!

The third and final volume of one of Germany’s most successful “boy books”

The Freaks are back! After their mega-successful gig at the end of the summer term, Martin’s and Karli’s band has been voted the school’s band, and Karli’s grandpa has even let them have his garage as a rehearsal space. Everything would be perfect if only Martin knew how to tell Luna how he feels about her. And then there’s Shirin ... But then a welcome diversion intervenes and saves Martin from his emotional traumas: he and Karli meet a real live rock star who takes them with him on a thrilling journey ... The third volume in the ultra-cool series by Juma Kliebenstein.

More than 140,000 copies sold of her series! | 10 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Maar, Paul (Illustrator)

Good news for all Sat fans: the Wish Machine is back!

A brand-new Sat story, illustrated by acclaimed author Paul Maar.

The Sat isn't allowed to do anything! So it spends its days being bored while Mr Taschenbier is at work. Through the window, it spies a couple of children clambering aboard a dragon. The Sat wishes it could do the same. As the dragon shop is shut, though, the Sat decides just this once to use the forbidden Wish Machine. Lo and behold: a little dragon appears before him! An entertaining game of hide and seek ensues, because Mrs Rotkohl must, needless to say, not discover what's going on. However, there's no way to hide the fact that everyone is so happy all of a sudden. For the Sat managed to conjure up a Chinese lucky dragon!

- A new Sat story written and illustrated by Paul Maar.
- Immense multi-generational fan-base - over 5 million copies sold in Germany.
- Translated into 23 languages
- New: rhyming chapter titles | 7 +

Böhm, Anna (Author) Wultschner, Ramona (Illustrator)

Lovable Heroes in Tricky Police Missions

Themes close to children’s hearts: animal protection and friendship

There’s no case that can’t be solved with brains, wit and friendship

One morning, Flopson the red panda wakes up and discovers that her friend Tjalle the streaked tenrec, has disappeared. Flopson scents a crime, and leaves her safe cage to try to rescue Tjalle. In the process, she encounters Fridolin, a mini dwarf pony. He joins in with her search, but instead of finding Tjalle, they find the injured blue tit Meili. Together, the three of them seek sanctuary in a disused police car. However, the grumpy Syrian hamster Jack has already taken up residence there and doesn’t want to share his home with uninvited guests. But when they find an important clue pointing to the whereabouts of Tjalle, the four very different animals join forces. Only together can they solve the mystery – as THE ANIMAL POLICE!

The new children’s series by Unipig creator Anna Böhm – second book in the series will be published in autumn 2021

8 +

Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator)

Guitar riffs, drum beats, rocking rhythms! Let the music begin.
Who would have thought that Martin and Karli, the pair who used to be such losers, could get even cooler after their experiences at a holiday camp? Now they’re even planning to form a real rock band. That’s easier said than done, though, as they soon discover the path to fame and fortune is lined with problems, pitfalls and pink-faced embarrassment.
Juma Kliebenstein’s sequel to the bestselling The Day I Started to be Cool is even funnier and even cheekier; its two antiheroes are even more lovable! Full of slapstick, word play and hilarious ups and downs.


| 10 +

Strobel, Tatjana (Author) Pieper, Andrea (Illustrator)

Mia has a problem at school. Ever since her class had a new teacher, her marks have been slipping, and she can't concentrate.

She eventually confides in her grandmother, who gives her a hand-knitted brightly coloured jumper. When Mia puts it on, she can't believe her eyes and ears: "Pilou" can magically speak and understand Mia's problems. Thus begins a special and miraculous friendship. Will Pilou be able to help Mia solve her problems?

With her magical, speaking jumper, bestselling author Tatjana Strobel has created a friend and helpmate for every child. Pilou understands all children's fears and anxieties, and gives them the tools to deal independently with the situations that bother them, and to find solutions to them.


An I-can-do book by bestselling author Tatjana Strobel - sensitively handles difficult situations for children. | 5 +

Weger, Nina (Author) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator)

A boarding school for power girls! The pupils of the Matilda Imperatrix boarding school are all very special: Flo rides like the devil and she’s a fantastic sword fighter, too. Pina, on the other hand, is more the quiet type, and she can read animal tracks and is good at archery. When the extremely well-behaved Blanca joins them at boarding school, the two friends are a bit sceptical to begin with. But then Blanca turns out to be a pirate, and with her help, they succeed in freeing Flo’s little sister from the grasp of unscrupulous kidnappers.

Highly entertaining: funny, fast-paced, exciting!

Book 2 The Heroines Club. High Treason at Boarding School will follow in autumn 2017

“A lively and fast-paced start to a new series for girls that’s sure to find an enthusiastic readership.” BuchMarkt March 2017

| 9 +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

Four-legged friends to the rescue : The new comfort commando for nursery school kids is ready for action!

Rustling sounds and the crackling of twigs fill these woods, and they hold a secret - four heroic young animals with big hearts and soft, fluffy fur are always at the ready to soothe away the big and small cares of nursery school children.

The very first mission for the animal rescue commando: Little Diego doesn’t like going to the new woodland nursery school and feels very homesick. What a good thing the young animals Rufus, Poppy, Mikkel and Flora are there to make him a woodland calendar that has a present for him every half-hour.

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Schütze, Andrea (Author) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

Four-legged friends to the rescue : The new comfort commando for nursery school kids is ready for action!

Rustling sounds and the crackling of twigs fill these woods, and they hold a secret - four heroic young animals with big hearts and soft, fluffy fur are always at the ready to soothe away the big and small cares of nursery school children.

On an outing to the forester’s house, boisterous little Paula disturbs an anthill with her stick, sending the ants scuttling in every direction, including up trouser legs … Luckily, our four woodland heroes know the way to the next stream and help Paula to rescue two rabbits who are in trouble | 4 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator)

Paul Maar's Classic - with modern, new illustrations

Hooray, the Sat is back! The sixth adventure about blue dots that make wishes come true is here and Martin Pocketbeer is delighted that the Sat is back again at last. Perhaps he can even lend a hand to get rid of Uncle Alvin from Australia, who has taken up residence with the Pocketbeers and is driving everyone bonkers. He could simply wish him away! But sadly the wish dots are still on the face of Mr Daume, the mean old sports teacher, and he seems to have disappeared off the face of the earth. And that is not the only problem Martin and his friends have to contend with – Uncle Alvin is also good for the odd surprise! | 7 +

Taschinski, Stefanie (Author) Behl, Anne-Kathrin (Illustrator)

Some days, happiness seems to come pouring out of the sky like rain

Emma and her family have settled in really well at number 11, and there’s plenty going on: The patchwork family is expecting a new addition, and Father Ollie is spending every spare minute he has at his restaurant, trying to win a Golden Chef’s Hat Award. Jojo, on the other hand, wants one thing more than anything else for his fifth birthday – for Mummy to come over from Australia on a visit!

Book 2 in the new series by bestselling author Stefanie Taschinski
Neighbours are the subject here – and a very popular one, too: shared parties and activities are right on trend
A modern Bullerby in the city

8 +

Baltscheit, Martin (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

Frog or King, That is the Question!

Fox and Wild Boar were really expecting the mayfly, but who’s this climbing out of the water? A frog, and it actually claims to be a king – or to be exact, their king. King Frog proceeds to demand a palace, freshly grilled flies and absolute obedience. He even makes the pair build a wall to keep out the stork, which, he claims, is a sorcerer. Will the two best friends the forest has ever seen be taken in by this self-crowned king?

Following the success of his children’s book ONLY A DAY, Martin Baltscheit has now come up with another masterpiece featuring Wild Boar and Fox

The subjects of populism, society based on lies, and manipulation are merrily tackled here with charm and humour as well as depth

Great philosophy for small readers, warm-heartedly illustrated by Sabine Büchner.

6 +

Sternberg, Mila (Author) Körting, Verena (Illustrator)

A girl, a pony and a friendship that needs no words!

A horse of her own! For that, Emily would even appear on a quiz show, even though she’s far happier fixing old mixers and toasters than mixing with people. And then opportunity knocks for Emily when she actually comes up trumps in a quiz and makes her dream come true. But now there’s something wrong with Runa, her mare. She’s sad; Emily immediately senses that because she has a special bond with animals … it’s almost as though she could talk to them. And Emily knows that she is the only one who can help her pony.

Sensitively and movingly told: In Emily’s world, intuition counts more than words

For every girl who’s crazy about horses and children, and loves books about special friendships

Filled with wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Verena Körting.
| 9 +

Wald, Julie (Author)

Can a blind horse change how I see things?

Ever since having to give up her pony, 12-year-old Ava is so sad that she decides to have nothing more to do with horses or riding ever again. But then she meets the blind Lusitano mare Soraya, and to her great surprise, Soraya will trust only Ava. With the aid of Soraya’s owners, old Silvester and his granddaughter Elsie, Ava deals with her fear of commitment and allows herself to become fond of Soraya. And so the foundations for a lifelong friendship between girl and horse are laid.

A wonderful – addictive – story to start off the series

Touching and with lots of honest emotion

Perfect for girls 11+ | 11 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Maar, Paul (Illustrator)

The new Sat – the sixth adventure about blue dots that make wishes come true – is here and Martin Pocketbeer is delighted that the Sat is back again at last. Perhaps he can even lend a hand to get rid of Uncle Alvin from Australia, who has taken up residence with the Pocketbeers and is driving everyone bonkers. He could simply wish him away! But sadly the wish dots are still on the face of Mr Daume, the mean old sports teacher, and he seems to have disappeared off the face of the earth. And that is not the only problem Martin and his friends have to contend with – Uncle Alvin is also good for the odd surprise! | 7 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Bierkandt, Julia (Illustrator)

Read-aloud Fun for Every Day of the Week The week has seven stories

Monday: mediaeval knights; Tuesday: dragons; next week: fun at the pony farm...

A new, innovative series concept that makes learning the days of the week child’s play. With recurring characters, one location and topics that children love. The series begins with two adventure-filled books, each featuring a perennial favourite: mediaeval knights and horses.

With a days-of-the-week wheel to colour in at the end of each book as a learning aid. | 4 +