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Müller, Thomas (Author) Wolff, Julien (Author)

Dream job professional footballer! This is how superstar Thomas Müller made it

What I want to be when I grow up is a professional footballer! That’s what plenty of children dream of. But how can they actually achieve that? In this book, likeable superstar Thomas Müller gives a full and frank account of his football career, from the first time he kicked a ball to his first professional game (for FC Bayern) his team’s Champions League win and being a part of Germany’s terrific victory at the World Cup in Brazil.

Top goalscorer and ambassador for reading: Thomas Müller is an idol

The first footballer autobiography especially for children

With exclusive private photos and a wealth of background information | 10 +

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

    Be yourself – beyond comparison!

    This book will do you good. There’s space here for everything: your strengths, your weaknesses, your deepest desires, your fears, your memories, your courage and your strength. It’s a journal, a companion along the path that leads to you, and most of all: a friend made of paper. What would life be without friends? And what if you could love yourself as much as you love your best friend?
    For a long time, I didn’t know who or how I wanted to be. I was always trying to please everyone so much that I didn’t notice that I stopped liking myself. In this book, I will tell you how I got the song inside me to ring out again. Come on, let’s write your story together – I’m really looking forward to it!

    Confidence-inspiring activity book by the well-known German blogger Jana Crämer

    Inspirational message: body positivity instead of the compulsion for Instagram optimisation

    Fun challenges and lots of space for making notes and finding yourself | 12 +

      Hecking, Claus (Author) Schönberger, Charlotte (Author) Sokolowski, Ilka (Author) Zobel, Franziska Viviane (Illustrator) | further

      The first book written particularly for younger fans of Greta Thunberg.

      Be a hero, save the world!

      Wondering how to go about it? Greta Thunberg points the way. In this book, you can read about all the things Greta does to protect the climate. You will also find lots of super suggestions for ways that you can stand up for our planet.

      Greta is a real climate activist today, but when she began campaigning for the climate, she was quite alone. Her story shows that everyone can make a difference – and so can you! Join the campaign and fight like Greta for the climate.

      An illustrated children’s book with tips for climate activists of all ages. | 8 +

        Ottermann, Doro (Author) Ottermann, Doro (Illustrator)

        Plucky girls step up: Have you ever made a secret compartment? Built a paper explosion? Trained a fly?
        These and many other crazy, creative ideas await you in this wonderful activity book that’s anything but pink and shy and is crammed to the rafters with fascinating things. Go on, have fun, have a go and give yourself a medal – because you’re great!

        - An unconventional book for girls along the lines of “Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls“ and “The Girls' Book”
        - Cliché-free, creative ideas for girls who can be anything they want
        - Lavishly illustrated, with a hard cover and a rubber band
        - Doro Ottermann’s “Get-up-from-the-sofa-and-do-something!” diaries have sold over 200,000 copies. | 8 +

          Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator) Herrmann, Dagmar (Illustrator)

          How clever are dung beetles? Which animals live in the water butt? Why does a fawn have spots on its back?
          Peter Wohlleben takes you on a tour of the animals that live close to where you live: in the woods, in the garden, by the water and in the house. You get to see hedgehogs and mosquitoes have their babies, watch them eat, defend themselves and sometimes also when they are ill. You will learn so much about all manner of creatures – from the thunderfly to the wolf – that you didn’t know before!

          - For all children and everyone else who’s interested in animals aged six or over – for reading aloud or to yourself
          - Peter Wohlleben knows the secrets of the animal world and his sensitive narrative tone sparks children’s interest and enthusiasm for nature’s delicate wonders | 6 +

            Steffan, Philipp (Author)

            Clear message: Speak out against right-wing extremism!

            Right-wing populism is constantly gaining ground. But how do you identify right-wing ideas, and more than anything, how do you deal with them? These are the questions the highly acclaimed young association Tadel verpflichtet e.V. poses with its educational initiative diskursiv, which is publishing this practical little book providing some powerful reasoning to support arguments against right-wing populism; tailored to a young readership and practice-related with conversation tactics, tips and suggested solutions.

   | 14 +

              Malou, Mascha (Author) Kaiser, Natasa (Illustrator)

              My BFF, our summer and me

              Here’s everything best friends need to make this summer the best they’ve ever had. From fun tests about “Ten things you should do together this summer“ and “The five most delicious snacks for a picnic“ to “Our best photos“, this is a stylish must-have book to make every girl’s summer perfect and help best friends to get to know each other even better. And best of all: when the summer holidays are over, you will not only have had loads of fun, but also have a wonderful album full of memories.

              This richly illustrated activity book for girls is the ultimate summer companion, with many pages to fill in, bucket lists and creative DIY ideas.
              | 12 +

                Jacobs, Una (Author) Jacobs, Una (Illustrator)

                A declaration of love to nature: The blooming nature clock takes you through the year with the aid of the sun, its energy and warmth. Read about the fascinating life of butterflies and the special friendship between animals and flowers. | 5 +

                  Lucht, Irmgard (Author) Lucht, Irmgard (Illustrator)

                  A love letter to Mother Nature: Fascinating information about the woods, fields and birds. Find out what happens in nature: three of Irmgard Lucht's classic "clock books" about birds, fields and woodlands in one volume. Irmgard Lucht’s three most beautiful books in one volume with informative and detailed texts and true-to-life illustrations. A reference work for children. | 5 +

                    Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator) Herrmann, Dagmar (Illustrator)

                    Explore the woods, discover the surprises they hold and have fun with Peter Wohlleben! Do trees have a language of their own? Do tree children have a nursery? Why are wild animals frightened of people? Peter Wohlleben answers questions that are unusual, original and often very funny. His easy-to-understand and nearly always surprising answers help children to see life in the woods with new eyes. The gifted storyteller draws on his decades of experience as a forest ranger as well as the latest research findings.

                    An appeal for people to be more mindful in their attitude to the environment, nature protection and sustainability by bestselling author Peter Wohlleben.
                    | 6 +

                      Martin, Peer (Author)

                      Not look the other way! Read! Take action! Against the background of the terror attacks in Nice, Istanbul and Berlin, Peer Martin conducts four fictitious interviews in four different places. He talks to his dog, Lola, to his three children, a young Somali refugee and a German teenager. He asks all the questions that have set many of us thinking today, including this one: What prospects do young people have given the legacy they can expect from the previous generation?

                      An absolutely topical plea that’s both political and poetic from Peer Martin, winner of the 2016 German Children’s Literature Award.
                      | 14 +

                        Die Krickelkrakels (Author) Die Krickelkrakels (Illustrator)

                        A very special card, specially coloured in for Grandma, Grandpa, Auntie or Uncle. The fourteen artists of the Scrawls and Scribbles books make it possible with 30 new postcards for every occasion that invite small children to complete the pictures and spread a little happiness. A “branded product” from the Scrawls and Scribbles team with pictures from the third colouring book in the series: More Pictures to Complete. | 4 +

                          Grönemeyer, Dietrich (Author)

                          Look it up with the Little Physician

                          »Hello, I’m Nano, the Little Physician. Anyone who has read my adventures about the inside of the body or seen me at the pictures will already know that I know my way round the body pretty well. And if you and your family have this book at home, you will always know what to do if you turn your ankle or have a tummy ache, or why cleaning your teeth is quite important, as are exercise and good food, too. So I can only recommend it!«
                          Yours truly, Nano

                          The ideal compendium for the family of today in a completely revised edition that’s more up to date than ever. The big and the little physician offer help for all kinds of situations – with their amusing, useful, refreshing and sound medical knowledge.
                          | 10 +

                            Wolz, Heiko (Author) Hänsch, Lisa (Illustrator)

                            Short stopover in the Middle Ages: Albert causes a stir amongst the mediaeval knights.

                            That wasn’t the plan at all! When Albert Twostone is supposed to be flying back to the present from ancient times in his speed-of-light capsule, he ends up landing in the courtyard of the Archbishop of Mainz, who is just expecting the arrival of Emperor Barbarossa. Albert soon discovers that people in the Middle Ages don’t know the meaning of fun – and promptly finds himself thrown into the dungeons. But when he reveals himself to be a talented singer, he is asked to defend the Emperor’s honour in a minnesinger competition. Will everything turn out all right?
                            Book 2 in the amusing time travel series, featuring a host of historical facts and a lovable hero who is always putting his foot in it! Lots of illustrations in trendy scribble look.
                            | 9 +

                              Wolz, Heiko (Author) Hänsch, Lisa (Illustrator)

                              Bodyguard to Julius Caesar: Albert Twostone turns the Ancient World upside down!
                              Albert Twostone is a real nerd! He has managed to build himself a speed-of-light capsule – the only trouble is that he accidentally slips down a worm hole in his tin can and ends up in the middle of the Roman Empire. Before he can say boo to a goose, he is picked up by some men draped in tablecloths and packed off to Rome to take a message to Julius Caesar. The great emperor is very impressed with Albert’s fighting skills and hires him as a bodyguard for his next military campaign. What a good thing Max Punk, Albert’s rat, is there with him and has brought along his futuristic high-tech rat pack, too.
                              A hilarious and irreverent diary of time travel into the depths of history with lots of comic strips.

                              The first in a particularly amusing series of time travel diaries: Hilarious stories combined with fascinating historical facts and a lot of comic strips.
                              | 9 +

                                Grönemeyer, Dietrich (Author) Karriko, Helen (Illustrator)

                                Clear the ring for Rapple, the great rabbit magician, and his assistants, the little physician Nano and his friend Lilly! With his shrinking machine – and an abracadabra – the magician reduces the children to microscopic size and sends them on a journey of discovery through the human body. On the trail of Windy Wanderer, Nano and Lilly discover lots of fascinating facts about healthy eating and our digestive system. | 5 +

                                  Grönemeyer, Dietrich (Author) Karriko, Helen (Illustrator)

                                  Clear the ring for Rapple, the great rabbit magician, and his assistants, the little physician Nano and his friend Lilly! With his shrinking machine – and an abracadabra – the magician reduces the children to microscopic size and sends them on a journey of discovery through the human body. Nano has an exciting adventure in the mouth when he comes up against the tooth monster and learns why it’s so important to clean your teeth. | 5 +

                                    Grönemeyer, Dietrich (Author) Karriko, Helen (Illustrator)

                                    The Little Physician for little readers.
                                    Clear the ring for Rapple, the great rabbit magician, and his assistants, the little physician Nano and his friend Lilly! With his shrinking machine – and an abracadabra – the magician reduces the children to microscopic size and sends them on a journey of discovery through the human body. Nano and Lilly climb aboard the nanomobile and set off into the human ear, where the two bodynauts discover what hammer, anvil and stirrups are doing there.
                                    Science in a fascinating package: playful learning for young children.
                                    | 5 +

                                      Nanolino and his friends are a little bit older now. And once again, it’s all about fascination with and admiration for the beauty of the human body. In a nutshell: The Latest Adventures of the Little Physician. Once again, Nano is shrunk to microscopic size and, as the world’s first bodynaut, makes his way deep into the brain, into joints and cells – and always in search of the soul. We see how he falls in love for the first time, how he explores nose, ears and other sensory cells and how he battles with Professor Shudder’s evil nanorobots – Prof. Dietrich Grönemeyer tells all this and much more in his new book!

                                      | 10 +

                                        What is a cough really? How does the pancreas work? And how do antiobiotics work? Does herbal sleep tea really help you to sleep? If, like Nano, you are 12 years old and cannot wait to become a doctor any longer, you will be full of questions. What a good thing Nano not only has his grandmother’s stock of herbal remedies, but also Dr. X and his freaky assistant to help him make a fascinating journey through the human body. Along the way, he flies through gigantic gorges and catacombs, fights fearful monsters and dangerous killer commandos as well as meeting the tiniest robots imaginable.

                                        The diagnosis is clear: up-to-date and compact, with lots of new information and a fresh, new look – Nano and his friends have undergone a fitness cure. Revised and even more up to date than ever, Prof. Grönemeyer’s Little Physician is at last out on an exciting mission once more. As a microscopic bodynaut, Nano battles treacherous robots and the evil Professor Shudder as he makes his way round the human body.
                                        The Little Physician is much more than a wonderful children’s book. Playfully, Grönemeyer gives the young readers an awareness for their own body and for what will keep it healthy. What we have here is sound medical knowledge, humour and a portion of humaneness that makes the book a worthwhile read even for adults.
                                        “A gripping expedition. Participants don’t even notice how easily they learn anatomy and biochemistry along the way.” Die Zeit

                                        “Dietrich Grönemeyer’s The Little Physician is science fiction, detective story, family story and reference work all in one.” Die Zeit

                                        “Explaining medical terminology so that it’s easy for children and young adults (and their parents) to understand is something the famous doctor is very good at.” Stern
                                        | 10 +

                                          Grönemeyer, Dietrich (Author)

                                          Nano and Lilly have a crazy (on-screen) adventure: shrunk to microscopic proportions, they set out in a mini-submarine on an adventure trip through the universe of the human body – or to be more precise: the body of Nano’s Grandad Erwin. Dastardly Professor Shudder has injected a dangerous robot into his veins and now, with the aid of lab rabbit Rapple, Nano and Lilly are battling the evil robot between acrid gastric juices and aggressive antibodies. But they are slowly running out of oxygen…

                                          The book to accompany the great cinematic event coming up in October 2014, based on Prof. Dietrich Grönemeyer’s bestselling books and featuring some of the best original stills from the movie.
                                          Great cinematic event coming up in October 2014!
                                          | 8 +

                                            Blümel, Ben (Author) Marahrens, Marc (Illustrator) Marahrens, Olav (Illustrator)

                                            Cooking can be so cool! Ben, TV host and chart topper, presents his secret recipes – creative, imaginative and exactly what boys like!
                                            If you thought cooking was just about having something to eat, think again! Ben, himself a keen amateur cook, shows his young fans how to prepare the most fantastic, delicious and unusual meals. Take a handful of good ideas and recipes that are easy to follow and garnish with some cool tips for parties, dinner parties and exciting snacks, and you have a super cook book that will entice even the most unwilling cook behind a ceramic hob!
                                            More than 70 recipes of varying difficulty with lots of photos and nutritional tips.
                                            | 11 +

                                              Fischer, Johanna (Author) Widermann, Eva (Illustrator)

                                              Ready for boarding! Children discover the world of pirates with Polo.
                                              Who belongs to the crew of the pirate ship? Where do the pirates land and what do they do with their booty? With Polo Propeller, the children discover the exciting life that pirates lead and get to know some famous swashbucklers. The transparent sliders bring movement into the pictures as the children help to set the sails, scrub the decks and dive for treasure.
                                              A fantastic children’s knowledge book from the Discover the World with Polo Propeller series with a wheel to turn on the cover and lots of interactive transparent sliders.

                                              | 4 +

                                                Die Krickelkrakels (Author) Die Krickelkrakels (Illustrator)

                                                Learn to paint with the Scrawl and Scribblers!
                                                How do you turn a splash of paint into a funny creature? See how many things you can do with a dry brush! Which objects can you use as stamps to make the best patterns? From A for application technique to Z for zigzags and all kinds of other methods for creating colourful pictures. Not a page of this how-to-paint book will stay empty. Easy-to-follow instructions and imaginative examples show the children how many different ways there are to create the loveliest pictures. With ample space to practise and try things out, plus a certificate to cut out!
                                                The how-to-paint book with a difference from the successful Scrawls and Scribbles team!
                                                | 5 +

                                                  Brix, Silke (Illustrator)

                                                  Remember how it used to be? Say how it is today! An interactive memory book for grandfathers and grandchildren in which they can write, draw and tell stories together.

                                                  What was it like when Granny was little? Did television exist? And what was her favourite food? Children want to know so much about their grandparents and they, in turn, often know too little about their grandchildren’s daily lives. In this shared memory book, both can enter the things that are most important to them and so preserve their best memories in word and pictures for all time. Because the two generations fill the album together, it becomes a treasure that could never be bought. On 112 beautiful pages in a child-appropriate four-colour design and with an opulent layout, a host of questions invite grandparents and grandchildren to provide the answers. The cover has slits especially for a cover photo. The perfect personal present for Grandpa and grandchild!
                                                  | 8 +