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Nöstlinger, Christine (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

Turbulent time-travel and an astonishingly effective rejuvenating potion!

Who is the mysterious Mr Bat? First of all he invented a time machine, and now he’s offering Robi’s granny a rejuvenating potion. However, even he doesn’t know much about this potion, as he was given it by a long-dead ancestor. All the same, Granny downs the bottle in one. And to Robi’s astonishment, she turns before his very eyes into a five-year-old girl. It’s far more than Robi can cope with. But there’s only one person who can reverse the transformation: Mr Bat’s long-dead ancestor. Thus begins a turbulent journey back through time…

This children’s classic by Christine Nöstlinger is one of our top reads to commemorate Oetinger’s 75th anniversary.

Thrilling time-travel, packed with charm and humour.
Imaginative and gripping story about cross-generational relationships.
A heart-warming adventure full of family and friendship. | 10 +

Dax, Eva (Author) Dully, Sabine (Illustrator)

There’s a thief on the loose in the woods. The fox’s security blanket goes missing while he’s asleep. A short time later, a big chunk of cheese disappears from rat’s store. As the pair follow the thief, they meet more and more animals who have also had things stolen. They all join in the frantic chase and in the end they discover who pinched all their nice things – it was Eddie, the racoon. They find him sitting by the river engulfed in a cloud of bath suds, washing everything – he just wanted to do everyone a good turn.

An interactive picture book that combines a fast-moving story with fantastic interactive elements and amusing illustrations.
With over 50 flaps!
| 4 +

Taschinski, Stefanie (Author) Körting, Verena (Illustrator)

Lumi the lynx girl lives in Sparklewood with her Aunt Chain because her mother was bold enough to set foot in Millennium Gorge, where the wolves live, and ended up plunging to the depths. Still, Lumi leads a carefree life and likes to roam the woods with Rissa, the young fox girl, and Bristle, the wild boar boy. Then one day, she happens upon three very peculiar strangers wearing black masks around their eyes. The arrival of these visitors causes an uproar in Sparklewood and strikes fear into the hearts of many animals. Lumi plans to keep her distance, but when the youngest of the three creatures becomes entangled in a root, she relents and helps him.
That marks the beginning of a wonderful friendship between the young lynx girl Lumi and Rus Racoon, who has just come to Sparklewood with his family because their old home had been destroyed. Lumi explains the rules of the wood to Rus and shows him the many different facets of her home. And she also helps him and his family to hide.
This is necessary because not all of the woodland creatures are as well disposed towards the newcomers as Lumi. The animals who regard the wood as their territory feel that their traditional rights are being threatened. Snout the fox, in particular, stirs the other animals up into a frenzy and encourages them to join forces and drive the racoons out of the wood. Now there’s only one thing for it for Lumi and Rus: they must make sure the racoons are given a place in Sparklewood. And to do that, they need to find the mysterious Changetree, in which all Sparklewood creatures have scratched their mark. Only if they can add the racoons’ mark and plant their tree in Sparklewood will Snout and his followers perhaps leave them in peace. But it’s a long way to the Changetree and their path takes the two friends right into Millennium Gorge…

A contemporary counterpart to The Wind in the Willows and other classics.
A poetic parable about being different, friendship and tolerance.
Poetic and sensitive, told in modern language.

English sample translation available! | 8 +

Krüss, James (Author) Engelking, Katrin (Illustrator)

About laughter, the devil and an incredible hero
Timm Thaler has a wonderful laugh that’s so infectious people can’t help joining in. But when the mysterious Baron Natas promises him a lot of money for it, Timm sells his laugh. From the moment the baron has Timm’s laugh, Timm finds that every bet he makes is a winner. But he soon also realises that a person without a laugh is not a real person – however many riches he may amass. Timm forges a plan to win back his laugh. Baron Natas is not an easy adversary to outwit, but Timm isn’t about to give up…
The story of Timm Thaler has been adapted for film many times over. New edition with a cover by Katrin Engelking.
| 10 +

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

Professor Fizzywine has built a time machine! And it catapults the Oggly children straight back to prehistoric times. Who do they meet there but a small dinosaur who’s looking for his mummy? Obviously, the Ogglies help him in his search! Very soon they realise that life in prehistoric times is pretty dangerous. Not only are there some sinister lizards after the baby dinosaur, but a ravenous T-rex, too. Will the Ogglies be able to get the baby to safety before Fizzywine fetches them back to Smelliville?

An Oggly adventure by Erhard Dietl for children of six and over.
A new series, a new age group, closing the gap between picture book and children’s book.
| 6 +

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

The Ogglies are here! The first picture book from Smelliville
The Ogglies are green, have horns instead of ears, live on a rubbish tip – and all children love them! When the Ogglies don’t spend the whole day grouching, there’s lots for them to do. Oggly-Grandma, for example, urgently has to get the cave filthy again. The Oggly twins have no time to help her and prefer to take a rubbish bath, jump across mud puddles or fly around a bit with Firebottom, the dragon. When they’ve finished playing, it’s too late to help! With the words and music to the Oggly song. | 4 +

Baeten, Lieve (Author) Baeten, Lieve (Illustrator)

Hocus pocus, let five be one! An anthology of all of the Little Witch picture books

Enchanting little Lisbet! The Little Witch is very inquisitive and very busy discovering the world. Who can repair a broken broomstick? How can she make sure she is admitted to Witch School? And where on earth can her beloved cat have gone to? This big anthology full of discovery pictures with lots of details for the children to spot is made up of the picture books The Inquisitive Little Witch, The Little Witch’s Birthday, The Little Witch Celebrate Christmas, The Little Witch Goes Travelling and The Clever Little Witch. An especially elaborate edition with 150 pages and all the fold-out pages and windows included in the original books. Lieve Baeten’s lovable heroine has been delighting children all over the world for more than 25 years.

•\x09Heaps of witchy fun for young readers: a wonderful journey of discovery into the world of this children’s favourite
•\x09Commemorating 25 years of the Little Witch
•\x09Best-selling "Little Witch": altogether more than 1.5 million copies sold
| 3 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Carls, Claudia (Illustrator)

Antonia Michaelis knows what children dream of

“When the wind blows in from the North-east, the mill comes alive.” And that’s when adventure is on its way to Liv and her three sisters, and their home, the mill, becomes an enchanted place. One morning, the mill is a palace and the girls are princesses. But then Princess Jorunn is kidnapped! Her sisters set out on a perilous search to find her. Their journey takes them along the banks of the torrential river to the castle, where the evil water troll lives. Now the girls have to muster all their courage and all their cleverness to free their sister.

Magical mix of fairy tale, adventure, nature, solidarity and a shudder

With picturesque illustrations by Claudia Carls, illustrator of The Bilberry House

The mill kids have what it takes to become a modern classic

8 +

Böhm, Anna (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

More than 50,000 copies sold of the Unipig Series!

A pig with a horn and a heart in the right place!

In Pixietown, every child gets a magical creature for their tenth birthday. Emmi will turn ten next week, and she is absolutely sure that her creature will be a graceful, lovely unicorn. But when the day arrives, what does she see rolling towards her through the magical mist? A smiling pig — with a unicorn’s golden horn! Emmi cannot imagine a magical creature less special than the cheerful pink unipig who will be her magical creature for the rest of her life. As luck would have it, she has already told half the school that she will be getting a unicorn, so a unipig is the last thing she needs right now. But Emmi has no idea how unique her unipig will turn out to be!
A heartwarming story of friendship and identity.

Emmi and Unipig are simply adorable. Author Anna Böhm’s little heroes convey the wise message ’Be true to yourself!’ with great humour and charm.

“A turbulent, beautiful, true-to-life story, bursting with curious, clever, creative ideas, and the most wonderful illustrations – just the way a children’s book should be.”
Gelnhäuser Neue Zeitung

8 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator)

Curtain up on the Sat – with new illustrations
Always Saturdays! One Saturday, a peculiar creature turns up seemingly out of nowhere at Mr Pocketbeer’s. The creature has red hair, a big round tummy and blue dots on his face: it’s the Sat. He’s loud and cheeky, and he sings and talks in rhymes from morn till night. Now, these are all things Mr Pocketbeer normally doesn’t like, but still the two end up having a whole week filled with fun together.

Delightful, mischievous and with rich scenes newly illustrated by Nina Dulleck: the children’s classic from Paul Maar!

A top seller for generations now: 4.7 million Sat volumes sold
| 7 +

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

Cheesy sock: The Ogglies investigate in Scotland!

The Oggly children had really only intended to pay a brief visit to their friend Mr Paddock in London. But then he is called away to Scotland to assist his detective colleague MacMolly with an important case and so, of course, the Ogglies accompany him. No sooner have they arrived than they find themselves in the midst of a thrilling adventure involving stolen jewels, a terrifying castle ghost, bagpipes that have mysteriously been slit open and Nessie, the Loch Ness monster ...

-\x09Children love crime stories and children love Erhard Dietl’s ogglies. A clear case for the oggly detectives!
-\x09Star-Characters: 6.8 billion sold Ogglies products | 8 +