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Die Krickelkrakels (Author) Die Krickelkrakels (Illustrator)

Come along on a journey through time from the creators of the Krickelkrakel series!

Open up the book and off we go! Save the little dinosaur from the ravenous T-Rex. Solve the puzzle of the pyramids in Egypt and then help the Vikings to build a ship. Finished? But there’s much more still to come on your journey, and thousands of adventures awaiting you there. Turn, tap, blow – the fun creative new activity book from the Krickelkrakel team carries kids off to foreign lands and other times!

- Fascinating activity fun to return to time and again
- Carries children off to distant worlds and other times
- From the creative Krickelkrakel team | 4 +

Loud and clear, higgledy-piggledy, nonconformist and full of power – that’s what demonstrations are like all over the world. Whether fighting for women’s rights, against climate change or for the protection of the environment, demonstrators everywhere are proclaiming their views loudly and with humour. Here’s a calendar for people who think take a stand – a week by week companion for the whole year. The detachable postcards can be sent, stuck on the wall, or used for sharing ideas! | 10 +

Jakobs, Günther (Illustrator) Kehn, Regina (Illustrator) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator) Jeschke, Stefanie (Illustrator) Grigo, Pe (Illustrator) Rauers, Wiebke (Illustrator) Hennig, Dirk (Illustrator) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator) Horstschäfer, Felicitas (Illustrator) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator) Baltscheit, Martin (Illustrator)

Climate protection concerns all of us!

Everyone is talking about Greta Thunberg and the young climate activists of Fridays for Future - thousands of students take to the streets every Friday here in Germany. Highly motivated and tireless in fighting for their convictions, they are challenging established ideas and structures. Thirteen of Germany’s best-known illustrators want to follow and support the movement throughout the year by means of this perpetual wall calendar.

A protest calendar for students and families, featuring illustrations by Wiebke Rauers, Günther Jakobs, Regina Kehn, Nina Dullek, Martin Baltscheit, Mila Marquis, Stefanie Jeschke, Anne-Kathrin Behl, Pe Grigo, Florentine Prechtel, Dirk Hennig, Isabel Kreitz and Felicitas Horstschäfer! | 6 +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Jacobs, Tanja (Illustrator)

Two adorable consolation books in one, in the handy MAXI format!
Bold, bright pictures and delightfully funny rhymes for children to repeat and empathise with. For everyone with a big heart!
“Oh no,” groans the beaver. “I think I have a fever!” Straight away, all his friends want to help him. The ferret sends him to bed, the snail gives him a blanket, the rabbit provides a cold compress and they all get together to cook him hot soup! How could the beaver fail to get better now!
And who will help the little lobster? “Boohoo,” sobs the lobster. “I am so miserable.” The other animals are worried about their friend and try to comfort the little lobster and cheer him up. The plaice gives him a great big hug, the mussels snuggle up to him, and the starfish puts its arms around him. But none of this is enough to make him feel better. Then the seahorse swims up to her darling lobster, and now he’s happy again.
| 24 months +

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

Boje, the little penguin, has a great dream: he would love to be able to fly! But has anyone ever heard of a penguin whizzing through the air performing loop-de-loops? Luckily, Boje has three really good friends: Fin, Pete and Shrimp, and they come up with a plan to help him. After all, friends stick together, don’t they? Of course, they do!

- Encourages readers to follow their dreams, recognise their own personal talent and to become independent
- Nina Dulleck’s penguin kids are bright, imaginative and stick together like glue
- Gloriously colourful, humorous pictures by popular illustrator Nina Dulleck | 4 +

Wockenfuß, Benjamin (Author) Messing, Stefanie (Illustrator)

Monday morning at Lotta’s house: everyone is dawdling around. Daddy has to urgently answer some emails so he hands his smartphone to Lotta and her little brother Lukas to keep them quiet. They become so absorbed in the digital world that not even Klicks the family dog can get their attention. They’re all so busy with their home office and smartphone that they lose track of time. All except Klicks. But just in the nick of time they finally set off for nursery school, and that’s when it happens: Klick goes missing! What can they do to find their dog? Lotta is heartbroken. Can an app on Daddy’s phone help or is some other strategy called for here?

How to teach media skills to children – without turning it into a lesson

The author Benjamin Wockenfuß is a social media manager and addiction therapist who also runs the project DigiKids for the Hessian state office for addiction issues, which is sponsored by the TK health insurance fund. It supports the idea that digital media belongs to the world in which our children live and that it is not a question of either/or but rather the need to recognise that digital and analogue are both part of the same interactive process.
A story that triggers the imagination and shows that Lotta has fun learning to look beyond the edge of her father’s smartphone screen.

With an introduction by the author, actor, blogger and Grimme Award winner Schlecky Silberstein.

The DigiKids Project:
DigiKids is a media competence project that can be implemented from kindergarten onwards and was first introduced in 2017. The aim is to give children confidence in dealing with digital environments instead of being dominated by them. At the same time, DigiKids seeks to retain the children’s connection to the analogue world by strengthening it and developing it further. The project also aims at involving parents and teachers in the process and provides them with support training.
The TK health insurance fund Techniker Krankenkasse at present supports pilot projects in Hesse.
Further information at www.DigiKids.online | 4 +

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

The Ogglies are planning to sell their homemade gifts at the Christmas market: a useful dust distributor and – especially Christmassy! – a toilet paper mobile. But suddenly they find themselves at the police station, arrested for insulting an officer. What a stupid Christmas! Even Father Christmas at the department store is fed up with having to say “Ho, ho, ho” all the time, and Policewoman Hoofnail just doesn’t want to have to work any more holiday shifts. Can it still turn out to be a cracking great toady Christmas for everyone, after all? | 4 +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Jacobs, Tanja (Illustrator)

The little owl from the bestselling board picture book “Ow!” Said the Owl now also in picture-book format for children of 3 and over!

»To the beautiful stars in the sky is where I want to fly.« The little owl loves the way the stars twinkle high up in the night sky. But how can she possibly reach them? The answer is clear - it’s time she learnt to fly! She practises and practises and in the end, just as she’s flying as high as she possibly can, Daddy holds her back and Mummy takes the little owl in her arms and explains that she can never fly far enough to reach the stars. But then the little owl notices a shooting star coming quite near to her – and, of course, it brings her lots of luck.

With a wonderful message of encouragement and a touching happy end. | 3 +

Boie, Kirsten (Author) Waechter, Philip (Illustrator)

Josef Sheep wishes for nothing more dearly than his own little human. When he finally gets one, he finds himself very busy, feeding his little Mannikin , cleaning the cage and taking him for walks. One day, however, the little fellow breaks away from Josef and races into the woods. Josef hadn’t realised people could move so fast! | 4 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Hammen, Josef (Illustrator)

“Bollie,” says farmer Alfonse Thunderhoe, “your job here on the farm is a very important one. You are the watchdog!” Bollie pulls a grim face to show he means business. And he really does mean to be a good guard, but unfortunately, with the delicious smell of freshly baked cake and the warm sunshine on his back, Bollie starts to feel very drowsy… | 4 +

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

Time for fairy presents! But it’s terribly dark out tonight and clouds keep on covering the moon and stars. How on earth is Maluna supposed to find all the cave entrances and windowsills in this? But in the end, her rucksack is empty and the little goodnight fairy can return home content. It’s just a bit odd that the little dragon finds a whole windowsill full of fairy presents the next morning! What can have happened? Luckily, the little dragon has a good idea what needs to be done now.

The first picture book about the beloved goodnight fairy, with lovely, affectionately drawn illustrations full of interesting detail and fairy glitter on the cover.
| 4 +

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

It’s not just children’s eyes that will be sparkling here! When Maluna Moonlight sees the glow-worm parade in the night sky, she knows it’s time once more for the Enchanted Forest’s light festival! And so she sets out with Lottie, her very own moth, to pay a visit to the little light fairy, Candelia Candlelight – but not, of course, without first collecting the little witch Ranuncula Scribbles with her glimmer potion and the other inhabitants of the Enchanted Forest! What a brilliant light festival it’s going to be!

A truly brilliant picture book for snug story times with a glow-in-the-dark effect on the cover and also on every page.
| 4 +

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

Out into the leafy outdoors: forest discoveries with Peter Wohlleben and Pete the squirrel

Pete the squirrel is sad because he has no family in the woods. Peter the forester comforts Pete and explains that even trees live in families. Now this is something Pete really wants to see, so the pair sets out to look for tree children and their parents. Along the way, they meet a wolf, a dangerous hawk and a horse and see a conifer plantation. All they fail to find are tree families – until they reach the beech wood. Back at the forester’s lodge, Pete begins to feel sad again because he is still all alone. Will Peter perhaps let him stay?

Do You Know Where the Tree Children Are? by Peter Wohlleben is a heart-warming story with a small and lovable hero who introduces children to woodland and nature in a unique way.
| 4 +