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

Nee-Naw, nee-naw!! Stories about everything that clatters and bangs, brmms and hums.

Going to kindergarten on a tractor? Lucky Mayla lives on a farm and when she and Mum miss the bus in the mornings, they just go back and fetch the tractor. Pablo wants a digger for his birthday. Will he get a real one, like the ones on the building sites? And Lina and her Granny watch as old bottles and jars clatter-bang their way into the giant recycling truck.

Powerful read-aloud topic: vehicles.
Suitable for small children, with rounded corners and board pages.
The latest in the successful series for children aged 2+ | 24 months +

Lüftner, Kai (Author) matzilla.de (Illustrator)

They’ve completed their first mission successfully - so now they can finally move on to the Tesuto. But while Sam is still doubting whether he’ll actually be able to pass the feared and legendary entrance exam to the Ninja Academy, the kids have to overcome some very different obstacles: someone evidently wants to try to make sure they fail. On top of that, “The Bullet” - the super-Ninja in charge - suddenly sets everything in motion to make things as difficult as possible for them … It soon becomes clear that the young Ninjas will only be able to overcome all these challenges if they work together (though only one will remain!)

- The Ninja kids are true heroes!
- Action, adventure, challenges, friendship: all the ingredients for a bestseller.
- The action-packed sequel to the explosive “Ninja Academy” series by the successful children’s autor Kai Lüftner.

9 +

Ukpai, Anja (Author) Meinzold, Max (Illustrator)

Who can Jade still trust? Things are hotting up in the battle for Time …

Jade is starting her last year at the Clockmakers’ Academy. She’s supposed to be preparing for her final exams along with her friends Orla and Mat - but then comes the sudden disappearance of their ally Master Gridlock, the leader of the Time Inheritors. Are Chronos and his evil Time Knights responsible? Jade throws herself into trying to return the magical second hand to Time House in order to stop Chronos. But whom can she really count on in her battle against the powers of the Un-World? Volume 3 of the Time Inheritors trilogy, packed full of mystery, magic and excitement which will appeal to all fantasy fans.

The spectacular finale of the Time Inheritors trilogy.
Praised by readers, and a favourite with book bloggers.
Atmospheric fantasy: exciting, magical, mystery-packed.
| 13 +

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

It’s unbelievably exciting when your wishes come true! Volume 3 of the much-loved children’s series featuring the Patchwork Family of Hotchpotch House.

Out of the blue Rebecca, the mother of Emma, Ben and Jojo, returns from Australia, and turns the lives of everyone at Number 11 upside down. Emma now has barely any time for her guinea pig project - but now that Mum’s home, Emma obviously wants her to stay there for ever … Meanwhile, it’s already holiday time and all the other children at Number 11 are already away - so Emma, Ben and Jojo are thrilled when their mum suggests a camping trip at the North Sea. Their holiday gets off to a great start - until Emma discovers that her mum has a secret. What on Earth should they do now?

By the best-selling author of the Dein Spiegel novels, Stefanie Taschinski.
Together, anything is possible - heart-warming stories about friendship, family, and sticking together.
A modern-day cross between Astrid Lindgren’s Bullerby Children and Kirsten Boie’s Möwenweg stories.

8 +

Hofmann, Laura (Author) Ewert, Felicia (Author) Sand, Fabienne (Author)

Never deny your own identity - stand up for a society in which nobody is discriminated against. That’s the message of this book by three top-class women writers. Equal rights for men and women, for people with migrant backgrounds, for trans and intersex people - it should (in fact) be self-evident to treat everyone equally. If you’re ever stuck for the right comeback during a discussion about these issues, you’ll find some great ones here!

Championing an equal society free from discrimination.
Handy portable format filled with powerful arguments.
Written by a prominent and diverse trio of female authors.
| 12 +

Kraußeneck, Thekla (Author)

Seeking the thirteen Hounds of Hell: the greatest adventure of Cronos World.

Zack died in the attack on Galaxy Tower, but Lachlan is trying to revive him as an avatar in Cronos Cube. When he succeeds, the two friends in Cronos set off to find the powerful thirteen Hounds of Hell. However, they need to get a move on. For Henry, who is in charge of the gymnastics club, is just a few paces behind them, and is about to enslave mankind. Can Zack and Lachlan stop him?

Thrilling finale: fast-paced and thrilling!
Two role-model heroes do battle with the evil powers of the future.
Sci-Fi and fantasy: futuristic fiction for digital natives. | 14 +

Hill, Nova (Author)

The breathtaking finale of “The Woods”: the dark secret that leads them all to their doom …

The teenagers slowly begin to uncover the secrets surrounding the abandoned sanatorium. They realise that their great enemy isn’t Wicca, but one of their own group. The tension mounts - and culminates in a gripping showdown. Will the teenagers manage to set their differences aside in order to survive? This battle has long since ceased to be theirs alone.

Mystery in the style of Netflix dramas “The Society”, “Dark”, and “Stranger Things”.
The trilogy’s finale - with a completely unexpected ending.

14 +

Lund, Silja (Author)

Hit or miss? Real or fake? Leonie in love, and in chaos.

Leonie (14) is completely obsessed with her YouTube channel, “Glamourama”. Being styled to within an inch of her life is the most important thing ever. So Niklas, the boy she fancies, would be the perfect match for her. He’s incredibly good looking - but, unfortunately, already has a girlfriend, namely the perfect Laura. Leonie is going to change this, though. She turns shy new boy Frederic into a stunning heartbreaker. Will Laura take the bait and dump Niklas? And who has Leonie really got her eye on? Does personality matter more than looks, when it comes down to it?

The rollercoaster of puberty combined with glamour, friendship dramas and relationship issues.
YouTube influencers - hot topic for pre-teens.
Book comes with its own YouTube song.
| 11 +

Maar, Paul (Author)

A fairytale world, created by the great storyteller Paul Maar.

Little Troll Tojok lives with his parents in a house on the side of a mountain. Although their house looks a bit wild, it’s actually set up just like a human dwelling - only everything is much smaller. The sitting room sofas, for instance, are made of willow branches, with a tree-stump for a table. Tojok’s favourite thing is to play outside in the woods with his best friend the wildcat. Together they have endless little adventures.

Children will readily identify with Little Troll Tojok. Like them, he’s inquisitive and adventurous, and he sees the world through the eyes of a child.

Little Troll Tojok early reader now in an extended form. Includes completely new stories.
Lovingly and richly illustrated by Paul Maar.
The perfect read-aloud title by one of our house writers. | 5 +

Crämer, Jana (Author) Pauluth, Josephine (Illustrator)

Inspiring new activity book by the renowned body positivity messenger – packed with suggestions and encouragement

Jana Crämer hasn’t always had it easy, but she has always made the best of it. Being happy isn’t the same as being perfect: this much has Jana learned. This is also her message, and forms the basis of her second activity book. Includes anecdotes and quotations from her own life, full of ideas and encouraging exercises and with loads of space to write in. This book is like your best friend, a new and inspiring activity book by the renowned body positive blogger.

Be who you are! Blogger Jana motivates her readers to accept themselves as they are | 12 +

Fox & Sheep (Author) Pietrowski, Karoline (Illustrator)

Fox and Sheep live on a farm in the Black Forest, where they produce all kinds of tasty treats. One day they receive an order for 127 jars of gherkins to be delivered to Helen Hippo for her party in the East African Serengeti. The pair immediately set off on their special train, and plunge straight into another adventure.

On their travels they don’t only see the Pyramids of Egypt, but also encounter a stowaway on their train, who gives them a huge shock.

Delightfully funny and cheerful adventure book for children, based on the successful children’s app characters Fox and Sheep. The second part of Migo’s Fox and Sheep book series.

Developed with and approved by children.
Based on the children’s app and the original Spotify® podcast .
Book comes with postcards and an Animals of the Serengeti poster. | 3 +

Girod, Anke (Author) Melcher, Lea (Illustrator)

A love list.

14 and starting a new school? Ugh - talk about complicated! But Luv knows how to get her life into order: with her beloved lists. And, in fact, her new life isn’t so bad. She quickly sets up a makeshift barn in the garden so that she and her friends can pursue their hobby of upcycling. But what good are her lists when gorgeous Liam from Theatre Club appears in her life and intruders wreck her barn? And what does the anonymous list-writer want all of a sudden?


With brilliant upcyclying ideas for readers to try themselves, and illustrations inspired by bullet journaling - ideal for creative minds either with or without a propensity for lists!
| 12 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author)

Who can tell the most rotten jokes? Which Oggly is the strongest? What sorts of things can you do with rubbish? And how do you find your favourite smelly socks if they've gone missing on the rubbish tip? Oggly fans – and fans-to-be – can find out everything they could possibly want to know about their favourite stinkers and learn all kinds of cool things in these colourful pull-out pages. Find the Oggly answers to the most important everyday questions! | 5 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author)

Learn the alphabet with Oggly nonsense and rhymes – the perfect present for children starting school

What an alphabet soup! The much-loved and highly entertaining Oggly first reader, featuring graphics from the film. The Ogglies love A because it smells of Ash. They tremble at B, because Baths are torture for Ogglies. C for Computer isn't so bad, because the Ogglies find them as tasty as extension flexes. | 6 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author)

In their search for a new home, the Ogglies come across Smelliville, a small, peaceful place somewhere in the middle of nowhere. It could be absolutely beautiful, if only there weren't a blot on their idyll: the local rubbish tip! It stinks to high Heaven, and scares off all the tourists. 11-year-old Max, son of the Mayor, has together with Professor Sodawine long been tinkering with an ingenious machine which could solve the rubbish problem. But then Max sees the Ogglies just gobbling up all the rubbish. Might this be the solution? | 8 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author)

Who can tell the most rotten jokes? Which Oggly is the strongest? What sorts of things can you do with rubbish? And how do you find your favourite smelly socks if they've gone missing on the rubbish tip? Oggly fans – and fans-to-be – can find out everything they could possibly want to know about their favourite stinkers and learn all kinds of cool things in these colourful pull-out pages. Find the Oggly answers to the most important everyday questions! | 5 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author)

Who can tell the most rotten jokes? Which Oggly is the strongest? What sorts of things can you do with rubbish? And how do you find your favourite smelly socks if they've gone missing on the rubbish tip? Oggly fans – and fans-to-be – can find out everything they could possibly want to know about their favourite stinkers and learn all kinds of cool things in these colourful pull-out pages. Find the Oggly answers to the most important everyday questions! | 5 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author)

Who can tell the most rotten jokes? Which Oggly is the strongest? What sorts of things can you do with rubbish? And how do you find your favourite smelly socks if they've gone missing on the rubbish tip? Oggly fans – and fans-to-be – can find out everything they could possibly want to know about their favourite stinkers and learn all kinds of cool things in these colourful pull-out pages. Find the Oggly answers to the most important everyday questions! | 5 +

Lüftner, Kai (Author) matzilla.de (Illustrator)

Five Ninja warriors-in-waiting on their first secret mission

Along with thousands of other kids across the globe, Sam, Bent, Svea, Li und Marta-Zofia dream of being accepted by one of the five Ninja Academies. In Berlin, on their first secret mission, the five are taken to the limits of their extraordinary abilities. For this very reason the kids have to stick together and trust one another, while everything they thought they knew about the international Ninja world is thrown into question. Who is good, and who is evil? Nothing is as it seems! Thus begins the real story…

The Mission is the start of a spectacular series of books by the cult author and martial artist Kai Lüftner for children aged 9+.

- Ninjas: a massive trend among kids, teens and adults - on TV, in clubs, gaming etc.
- The brilliant first novel in this thrilling action series by cult author and martial artist Kai Lüftner.
- Striking design; enhanced by trading cards and letters.

Watch the Trailer to the series here! | 9 +

Moser, Annette (Author) Sturm, Carola (Illustrator)

Eight little Shetland ponies enjoy going to sleep? Oh no they don’t!

The ponies in this delightful board book still have things to do: they want to gallop across the fields, balance on tree trunks, graze on the apple trees, and play hide and seek in the straw. It’s all very exciting - but gradually, one after the other, they start to shut their eyes…

Built-in snuggle factor: amusing bedtime story for little pony fans.
A fun way to learn to count.
Large format with illustrations by Carola Sturm

24 months +

Engelhardt, Michael (Author) Kruschak, Ronald (Author) Fritz, Miriam (Illustrator) Kuchinke-Hofer, Mario (Illustrator) Al-Zubaidi, Nesch´et (Illustrator) | further

Little dinosaur Fred bumps into Annegret, who has - without her Granny’s permission - set off in Granny’s time machine and has accidentally ended up travelling back to the Dinosaur Age. When Annegret’s conscience starts to prick her and she wants to return to her own time, they discover that a fully-grown Tyrannosaurus Rex has mistaken the time machine for an egg, and is busily trying to incubate it.

Fred and Annegret come up with a ruse to lure the T Rex away from the ‘egg’. As a result of a whole host of unfortunate events, though, it isn’t just Annegret who travels back to her own time but also Fred and - clamped by the tip of its tail - the T Rex. Cue much hilarity all round.

Laugh-out-loud funny, with brightly coloured wax crayon style illustrations .
Developed with and approved by children (test groups found it hilarious).
Includes ‘make your own dinosaur costume’ sewing instructions.

4 +

Gebhardt, Martin (Author) Karim, Yasmin (Illustrator)

Bushcraft is an ever-growing trend: increasing numbers of people are wanting to experience the thrill of heading off into Nature with as little kit as possible. At the heart of this lies the intensive and lasting experience of being at one with Nature. However, bushcraft is also an exciting and diverse family hobby.

“Bushcraft for Families” is the first book about bushcraft which is aimed at whole families. It is aimed at novices with children who want to dip a toe into outdoor adventures, and includes basic information about what preparations to make and explanations of the ways in which Nature might manifest itself. However, it also contains instructions for families to make tools and shelters with the most basic materials in order to experience unforgettable Nature at first hand.


The first bushcraft book for the whole family. Experience unforgettable Nature together!
Includes a host of easy-to-make projects to suit all ages.
Outdoor on-trend topic: created by the writer behind ‘Survival-Kompass’. | 6 +

Matthes, Silas (Author) Wegner, Stefanie (Illustrator) Müller-Wegner, Timo (Illustrator)

Watch out, YouTubers: here comes Ralf!

13-year-old Ralf dreams of becoming a famous YouTuber, and is desperate to impress Mia, the prettiest girl in the school, with his own videos. Oh, and he wouldn’t mind becoming rich and famous, either - or finally settling the argument with his arch-enemy Julian as to who’s the coolest of them all.

But what makes for a smash hit YouTube channel? Ralf - a creative newbie - makes his tentative entry into the World Wide Web, which is riddled with far more pitfalls than he could ever have imagined.

Silas Matthes’ “RalfTube” is a story of friendship, courage and dreaming big. Packed with boy-friendly comic-style illustrations, it’s designed to get them reading.

Your own YouTube channel: the dream comes true!
Modern, feisty and funny, this comic-style book is perfect for reluctant readers, too

10 +

Schreiber, Chantal (Author) Pricken, Stephan (Illustrator)

Kurt goes Ninja: a new adventure for the reluctant unicorn.

Friendship? Duty? Kurt can take them or leave them. But when Fred, leader of the brave Ninja Goldfish, needs help, the grumpy unicorn gets stuck straight in. Ninja goldfish are vanishing from Fred’s shoal. Kurt quickly turns himself into the world’s first Ninja Unicorn. The two heroes set out on a rollercoaster hunt for the missing fish. Things start to look dicey, and they end up being helped by a violet-scented farting Twonicorn. In short: Kurt is back - grumpier and funnier than ever!

Third volume of the hilarious series: join the Cult of Kurt!
A fictional first: a grumpy ninja unicorn.
“In” Ninja topic: boys love Kurt, too! | 5 +

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

Off to school! The Wild Forest Four on a rescue mission.

Leo’s best friend is moving up from Forest Kindergarten to big school, and the quiet little boy is talking even less than he normally does. When he’s with the Wild Forest Four, the words come pouring out of him. But the minute another child appears, Leo’s mouth seems to glue itself shut, and the words just won’t come out. A clear case for the Wild Forest Four! They invent a fantastic anti-stammer-word chain - and it works brilliantly. Hurrah!

3 on-trend themes: forest, Kindergarten, animals.
Volume 4 of the successful and lively series about the Wild Forest Four.
Each volume shows the animals helping a Kindergarten-aged child. | 4 +