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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 +
- 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.
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 +
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.
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 +
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 +
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.
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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.
“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 +
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
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 +
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 +