Stories to Read Aloud
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The inquisitive meerkat Govinda takes small and big children alike by the paw, and takes them to meet the wildlife of Africa. The movements of the animals inspire these super-easy yoga exercises for children to join in with. At the end, breathing exercises and a journey through the mind ensure total relaxation. No previous experience necessary! This easy and fun introduction to the topic ties in with children’s natural creativity, imaginativeness, and need to move. It teaches them how to reduce stress and how to feel better and more strongly grounded in their lives. An interactive yoga book for children aged 3+ - and their parents, too.
- Beautifully illustrated read-aloud book with incorporated yoga exercises.
- Interactive book for families and groups of children by the well-known children’s yoga teacher Florian Sprater.
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- In every story, the animal gang helps a small Kindergarten child.
- Popular read-aloud themes: the forest, talking animals, Kindergarten children seeking treasure and adventure.
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- A great value read-aloud treat.
- Makes a fantastic present for your own children - or for other people’s.
- Emotion-packed stories for all everyday situations.
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- A handy book, lovingly designed.
- A new story in the popular series.
- Emotion-packed stories for all everyday situations: on the bus, on the train, in the car. | 4 +
- Exciting, funny and sparky stories full of fantasy and derring-do.
- Inspires children’s imaginations.
- The perfect daily companion, thanks to its stories of three different lengths.
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- The topic of Christmas, in the popular question-and-answer series (which includes “Warum ist die Banane krumm?” [“Why is the Banana Curved?”]
- Unique and successful concept: facts presented in a child-friendly way, through the medium of great read-aloud stories.
- With bright, colourful, modern illustrations.
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- Chilled stories to get all the family in the Christmas mood.
- Helps to create a cosy Advent bedtime routine.
- Christmas stories of varying lengths.
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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 +
- At last: a pony adventure for Kindergarten children aged 4+
- Written by Chantal Schreiber, THE author of pony fiction.
- A love-letter to Iceland and its ponies.
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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 +
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 +
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 +
Forest ranger Andrea lives with her husband, their children, Granny and Lolli the dachshund in Seven Oaks Forest. There, the family has a new adventure every day of the week. On Monday, Lolli prevents a forest fire. On Tuesday, the children discover a fox’s lair. On Monday, the Forest Kindergarten comes to visit. On Thursday, a tree plays a central role. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, too, are packed with adventures. There’s no risk of boredom in Seven Oaks Forest!
An exciting new forest-based story for every day of the week.
Comes with a colour-your-own days of the week wheel.
Important read-aloud ritual reinforced by a compelling series of stories. | 4 +
The crafty knight Roastbeef and his hilarious donkey Remoulade win their
first jousting tournament. The feared female pirate Piranha searches for treasure and finds a green monster. The queen defeats the dangerously pongy farting pirates. Just three of the 20+ stories, all lasting 3-8 minutes, whose heroes and heroines are guaranteed to appeal to swashbuckling young pirates and brave knights alike.
A whole new look for the renowned read-aloud Minute Stories.
Knights and pirates: massively popular with girls and boys alike.
Fantastical sea adventures, with top-notch illustrations. | 3 +
By the seaside, in the car, in the garden, or snuggled up in bed at night… wherever you are, these warm-hearted stories about witches, wizards, fairies, pirates and knights are bound to bring a smile to the faces of adults and children alike. And best of all: children and their parents can choose whether they want to read for three, five or even eight minutes.
A whole new look for the much-loved Minute Stories.
Topics beloved of children: laughing, giggling, being silly!
Warm-hearted, true to life, and laugh-out-loud funny: even more amusement for all the family. | 3 +
Bold girls, brave boys, lost dogs, busy squirrels, tired witches and sleepless chickens … but they have one thing in common: they all fall fast asleep at the end of their adventures. And children and parents can have their own little adventure, too, as they decide how long the story is going to be. Whether three, five or eight minutes, there’s always one to suit. Snuggling and dreaming is so lovely!
A whole new look for the much-loved ‘minute stories’.
“Sleep” topic loved by children and parents alike.
Snuggly stories with dreamily beautiful illustrations. | 3 +
Snuggle up with Little Fox on the sofa in his cave while he reads out loud. This time it’s the turn of the dinosaurs, the biggest creatures loved by the smallest humans, to feature in a collection of exciting stories. Three young dinosaurs become embroiled in a thrilling adventure with the terrifying T-Rex. Kindergarten friends play with their toy dinosaurs. And older fans even start their own dinosaur fan club. Extinct? Not likely! Long live the dinosaurs!
Dinosaurs - enduringly popular with all pre-school children
Child-friendly, entertaining stories with great dinosaur illustrations.
Stories rather than facts - a USP in this field. | 3 +
The 10th volume of this successful series deals with Kindergarten - and so successfully that every kindergarten child will recognise themselves in the stories. They are variously funny, thought-provoking and empathic; climate change warriors, sleepy-heads and racing drivers alike will find themselves and their family lives reflected. The stories are thus ideal for the all-important going-to-bed ritual.
The much-loved Minute Stories rebooted: with more feeling, better design, and new topics.
Top everyday topic for this age group: Kindergarten.
Warm-hearted, amusing, true to life: makes the idea of Kindergarten even more appealing! | 3 +
Volume 2 of the fast-paced read-aloud best seller – Kurt defies all unicorn clichés!
Read-aloud enjoyment for children and adults alike
Too much unicorning! After freeing the Princess, Kurt wants a bit of peace and quiet. However, Trill’s little brother and the other animals are still imprisoned, so his hopes of having a rest are dashed. What follows is a horn-ruffling adventure in which Kurt only just manages to escape from the clutches of a love-struck pig with its sights set on the unicorn – and then a Twonicorn appears on the scene and even more chaos ensues. Of course, everyone lives happily ever after, and all the animals are freed. In Volume 2 of her series about the grumpy unicorn Kurt, Chantal Schreiber has again created a fast-paced read-aloud treat. | 5 +
Exciting news! Runkel the Gnome is to represent the missing Gnome Forest Queen. Full of excitement, she and her friend Jeppe and her hamster Oswald go to the Chestnut Woods in order to ‘gnomify’ them: they have to sweep the moss, paint the leaves and make sure everything sounds nice and rustly. But where’s the Queen - and what are the Forest Gnomes hiding? Eventually Runkel leaves Oswald the Hamster in charge of the throne, and sets off on a thrilling adventure with Jeppe…
Funny, heart-warming story for children and parents alike.
Peek-through cover with a little nest for each individual gnome.
By the successful and creative duo Dully & Dax.
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It’s never too soon for young listeners to share the joy of reading aloud. In this book of short stories about sleep and dreaming, all mums and dads and grannies and grandpas will find something to encourage little ones to drift off to sleep. Stefan can’t sleep without his cuddly dragon - but oh dear! He can’t find it. However, dreaming will sort it all out. The children in these stories all dream their favourite dream: Jenny dreams about being a firefighter, Pauline dreams her dream of sheep, and Konstantin dreams about his dad the monster-slayer…
Delightful read-aloud stories in a practical format.
Popular series, reasonably priced. | 24 months +
Here’s your little read-aloud sticking plaster. Together, we’ll defeat the ‘inner worm’, build the best dens in the world, and play with the contrary bears. That’ll make everything miles better! Read-aloud stories can go anywhere with you. On the train, in the car, on the bus, in the waiting room. Evening and morning, noon and night, or any time in between: the little Read-Aloud book will always be there for you when you need it.
To be read anywhere - on the train, on the bus, in the car!
High enjoyment factor for a low price.
Rounded corners make it super-comfy to hold. | 4 +
The world is huge, and there are endless new things to discover. This read-aloud book will be with you every step of the way as you see and experience new things. Together, we forge an unusual friendship with a monster. We play at being in the police force. Or we bravely face our fears. Whatever we’re doing, it’s better to do it together.
So: shall we start reading, then? Yes! You, me and our little read-aloud book make for triple the fun!
Established, wide-ranging series, ideal for train, bus and car journeys.
Rounded corners; comfortable to hold while reading aloud. | 4 +