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Göpfrich, Astrid (Author) Gertenbach, Pina (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

A new series of read-aloud books with the little fox as reading ambassador:
-\x09For children aged from 3 to 5
-\x09Introduction and afterword by the fox
-\x09Strong reading routine
-\x09Most popular topics

Adventure ahead! Little children listen wide-eyed to the story of a merry raft trip, of a small rabbit going on a long journey, of exciting underwater adventures and a thrilling night high up in a tree house, and lots more adventures besides.

These amusing adventure stories featuring the little fox come in a handy, easy to hold format, ideal for reading aloud at bedtime.

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

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      Fischer, Johanna (Author) Jessler, Nadine (Illustrator)

      This little pirate captures children’s hearts!

      Peggy Diggledey is constantly having lots of adventures with her friends Phil, Lisa, Ian and the dog, Hobgoblin. That’s because there’s just so much to see on their little island in the North. Whether the five friends are investigating an old shipwreck, David Donkey is ill or a dastardly biscuit thief needs to be caught, Peggy always has an idea at the ready!
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        Kruber, Sabine (Author) Langenbeck, Alexandra (Illustrator)

        At school, Leo has to read a book that contains many difficult words. Then he comes across a fountain pen that simply magics the words away. Suddenly, he finds it’s not just his book that has vanishing letters. The stupid thing is that some of the words are really important. In his search for an antidote, Leo ends up in the mysterious land of Fabula. But there, too, an evil power is doing away with the letters.

        Highly imaginative story about learning to read and write.
        With cartoon-style illustrations – great for reluctant readers, too.
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          Streufert, Sabine (Author) Voigt, Silke (Illustrator)

          Enchanting adventures. Nina’s pony, Fairyspell, is simply incredible, it can even fly! And the pair experience many an adventure together. They save a little dolphin who’s stranded on a sandbank, recover a treasure and even find a way to save their stream from becoming polluted. Nina and Fairyspell the pony are simply unbeatable! With glitter on the cover.

          •\x09A flying pony and a brave little girl everyone will love – a fantastic partnership
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            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 +

              Streufert, Sabine (Author) Voigt, Silke (Illustrator)

              This collection contains six MAXI picture-book stories featuring the much-loved character Fairyspell the Pony.

              Fairyspell The Pony – Nina Has a Secret
              Fairyspell the Pony – A Seaside Adventure
              Fairyspell the Pony – An Exciting Riding Lesson
              Fairyspell The Pony – Danger At The Gymkhana
              Fairyspell The Pony – Where Can Wusel Be?
              Fairyspell The Pony – The Mystery Of The Little Sheep | 3 +

                Dax, Eva (Author) Groger, Melanie (Illustrator)

                Here comes George!
                George would like to learn how to fly because he doesn’t get as far as he would like by just hopping. His friend Bo, the dung beetle, does his best to stop him. He knows from past experience how difficult it is to get off the ground. And he’s right. What a good thing the pair meet Belle, the dragonfly. She can’t actually teach them to fly, but she does take them on an exciting journey of discovery into the big, wide world, to Ireland and Italy, to the North Sea and Egypt and all the way up into the Himalayas.
                Fifteen delightful adventures with George, the grasshopper. To read aloud or for children to read to themselves.
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                  Grimm, Sandra (Author) Grote, Anja (Illustrator)

                  The story of a small woodland brownie and his great love of animals

                  Fleakins is one of the brownies known as “Littels” and lives with his family in the wood. When Fleakins starts school, he has to discover his special talent. Is he good at practical things? Or music perhaps? But no matter what he attempts, Fleakins seems to have two left hands. He simply can’t do anything right! Then suddenly everyone in Littelwood is in uproar because the Lumini, the tiny light folk, have fallen ill and nobody knows how to make them better! Luckily, Fleakins has a brilliant idea. Is he destined to become Littelwood’s animal doctor?

                  A classic story book for the whole family to enjoy with the message that everyone has a talent. With a host of colour illustrations and chapters the perfect length to be read aloud.
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                    Streufert, Sabine (Author) Voigt, Silke (Illustrator)

                    Nina and her pony, Fairyspell, are on holiday at Nina’s grandparents’ house by the North Sea. One day, Nina and Fairyspell are out on the beach when they see some people in difficulties out on mudflats. The spring tide must have caught them unawares and now they are cut off and cannot make their way back to dry land! What can Nina and Fairyspell do to help?

                      Künzler-Behncke, Rosemarie (Author) Gotzen-Beek, Betina (Illustrator)

                      Hilla the little witch is constantly getting things wrong. It will suddenly start snowing in the middle of summer, for example; or pots and pans will begin to fly all over the kitchen instead of tidying themselves away. Practice makes perfect, they say – so there’s hope yet for Hilla, who is a pupil at Witch School … | 3 +

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

                        Stinky-fart-never-tired! Oggly children need adventure!
                        It’s evening and the Oggly grown-ups are longing for some peace and quiet, but the Oggly children are still wide awake. Not even Oggly-Mummy’s lullaby is any use! So Oggly-Grandpa begins to spin them some toady Oggly yarns and tells them all about the old days, when he was a deep-sea Oggly diver, an Oggly astronaut up in space and an Oggly sailor on the high seas. In the end, even the Oggly children grow tired from listening to so many thrilling stories and begin to snuggle down on their mattresses and fall asleep. But now they are snoring so loudly that their parents soon find themselves wishing they were awake again!
                        Zany Oggly adventure, hilarious and exciting: a typically Oggly-style toady-cheeky goodnight book.
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                          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!

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

                            Off to bed! It’s nighttime, but the Oggly children are still wide awake. Not even Oggly- Mummy’s lullaby settles them down. So Oggly-Grandpa starts to spin them a toady Oggly yarn all about the days when he was a deep-sea Oggly diver, an Oggly astronaut up in space and an Oggly sailor on the high seas. And he tells them about his legendary long-sleeper record. Now that’s a record the Oggly children naturally want to beat! | 7 +

                              Ameling, Anne (Author) Czerwenka, Eva (Illustrator)

                              Brushing her coat all the time gets awfully boring! That how Ellie feels. After all, she is a most courageous squirrel. So she goes in search of adventure and soon meets the ingenious racoon Wally Washington, and suddenly they find themselves slap in the middle of an adventure! Castle Dragonheart and their home, the castle grounds, are up for sale! And so the two friends drum up all the large and small animals that live together in the park. Their goal is to save their shared home.

                              A hilariously chaotic story about friendship, for reading aloud to children of 6 and over.
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                                Raab, Ann Cathrin (Author) Raab, Ann Cathrin (Illustrator)

                                Have you met Matti and Momo? You can see Matti on the first page, but how does Momo look? Draw him in the book the way you see him in your mind’s eye, then the pair can fly away and have exciting adventures: they discover a fascinating island, meet strange creatures and capture a gigantic monster. Happily, everything will turn out fine if you lend them a hand.

                                An interactive picture book for young artists with lots of imagination.
                                The scrawls-and-scribble concept built into a picture-book story
                                A creative, interactive book kids will want to look at again and again
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                                  Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

                                  Double somersaults into young readers’ hearts

                                  Circus hamster Harry knows that he’s been living in a book ever since he tumbled out of his story a while back. Now it’s happened again, and this time with Gerda, the racing tortoise. The pair land in a school where they meet class guinea pig Hercules and the three help shy Linus to find a friend. They have to resort to their wildest circus tricks to get back inside the book in time for their big entrance in the circus ring.

                                  - Hilarious animal heroes, lots of gaily coloured illustrations, large format.
                                  - Ideal for reading aloud – Harry the hamster delights adults and children alike.
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                                    von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator)

                                    Magnus would much rather have flown off to Majorca with his father and Finya had really been looking forward to her riding holiday. But this year everything is different because Finya’s mother, Carla, and Magnus’ father, Calvin, have just fallen in love with each other and are planning a trip to a small Danish island – so that they can all become one big family. This promises to be very dull! Or will it? One thing’s certain, the kids hadn’t expected to find so many puzzling adventures there…


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                                      Grimm, Sandra (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

                                      Off we go on 102 minutes of fantastic adventures! Parents can choose stories according to their length – three, five or eight minutes – and whisk their kiddies away on a fantastic adventure. Maya's picture of a sparkling, pale-blue fairy comes alive. Granny’s magic lamp suddenly starts raining sherbet sticks. And Rufo the resourceful knight captures a dragon with the help of a couple of eggs. | 3 +

                                        Dax, Eva (Author) Groger, Melanie (Illustrator)

                                        Once around the world! New adventures with George the grasshopper!

                                        George and his friends Mo, the dung beetle, and Belle, the dragonfly, have “itchy feet”; they can’t get wait to go travelling again and explore foreign countries. They want to find out what’s it like in Transylvania, Iceland and Spain. But flying is never as easy as you think, and George and his friends experience more than one turbulent adventure! They even end up taking part in Olympic Games!

                                        The second book all about the adventures of George, the lovable mascot of GEOmini magazine, with 12 read-aloud stories and lots of colour illustrations.
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                                          von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator)

                                          Happy guessing games in Bella Italia! This summer, the patchwork family is planning a holiday in Tuscany. Now that they have become friends, Finya and Magnus are looking forward to the holidays. Finya would have preferred to go to a pony farm and Carla, her mum, doesn’t like hotels. But now there’s no time for sulking because Magnus and Finya have to track down the pearl thief and solve all kinds of other mysteries.

                                          A turbulent holiday adventure that makes an ideal holiday read: the second book in the popular adventure series with all kinds of mysteries to solve in every chapter!
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                                            Dietl, Erhard (Author) Schöne, Christoph (Illustrator)

                                            Sludgy experiments with the Ogglies

                                            Fishbones, fumes and freeloading toothwort, this is so exciting! What could be more fun than to make real fartslime with the Ogglies, build bug-infested huts in the garden, or try out the rattiest hopscotch game of all time?

                                            This adventure book with the Ogglies contains the best ideas, instructions and games for kids who love to experiment. For children aged eight and over and their parents.
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                                              von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Lange, Igor (Illustrator)

                                              In Humboldt’s footsteps: Discovery stories to read aloud

                                              Read aloud and discover! Exciting stories about the greatest explorers and scientists in the history of the world: Leif Eriksson, Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, Maria Sibylla Merian, Alexander von Humboldt, Mary Kingsley, Roald Amundsen, Amelia Earhart, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Dian Fossey and Ellen MacArthur.

                                              Amusing, child-appropriate stories about scientists and explorers. Read-aloud stories for children aged four and over | 4 +

                                                Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Bednarski, Laura (Illustrator)

                                                Fearless princess rescues robber and fire-breathing dragon!

                                                Princess Alva (who is not really a princess, but don’t tell anyone) rides to the forest in her unicorn-drawn coach, accompanied by her servants. When they are held up by a gang of robbers, the voice of the great fiery dragon terrifies all of them except Alva. The dragon wants to get rid of his cough, the robbers want to get rid of the dragon, their leader is in trouble, and Alva wants everyone including herself to be happy. So come to the forest and find out how Alva solves each and every problem, and how chocolate buttons can make all the difference.

                                                - Strong girl character gives the lie to stereotypical perceptions of gender roles
                                                - Antonia Michaelis uses a playful, childlike style of language in the telling of her highly imaginative story
                                                - With cheerful illustrations by Laura Bednarski

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

                                                  The Knitzdeibl inheritance has been the constant subject of discussion in the Zwoch family for days. It is a lovely little house in a quiet side road, and it would be lovely to be able to live there. On this, all three Zwoch girls, Tete, Pups and Wuzi, agree. Although the house is actually quite dilapidated, and it would cost a fortune to restore it, they’re convinced stingy old Great-aunt Knitzdeibl must have hidden her money somewhere, in savings accounts, stocks and shares and that kind of stuff! At least Jacob Pamperl, who lives next door to the Zwochs and is never called anything but "the boy next door" by any of them, is sure of this and sets out on a treasure hunt. | 10 +

                                                    Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Timm, Jutta (Illustrator)

                                                    Visiting the Father Christmases in Christmas Village Rufus, the Polar researcher, comes down to earth with a bump when his hot-air balloon loses height and crashes right over Christmas Village! With preparations in full swing for the big day there, it’s all very exciting for Rufus. But Rufus would naturally like to be back home with his family on Christmas Eve. Unfortunately something happens to prevent that. Then, on top of everything else, one of the Father Christmases falls ill. Can Rufus come up with an idea for saving Christmas? An exciting story amusingly told by a successful author and well-known illustrator. A complete story in 24 chapters, it also makes an ideal read-aloud Advent calendar book! A super title! | 4 +

                                                      Ameling, Anne (Author) Rupp, Dominik (Illustrator)

                                                      Super for heroes not yet reading for themselves!
                                                      Who says superheroes are only for older children? Marmelo, who saves bread and jam from falling jammy-side-down on the floor, is probably cooler than Spiderman was at the age of four. And Super-Erik saves an entire town from mega-mean Mega-Panda. With these superheroes around, who’s going to wait for Batman or until they can read for themselves? And in any case, being read to is always super!

                                                      Crazy, hilarious read-aloud stories in vibrant colours!
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                                                        Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Kunert, Almud (Illustrator)

                                                        Black city, white knight – an adventure that brings different worlds together
                                                        One day, Lance finds a hole in the wall that surround Northwood and discovers a black world he has never before heard of on the other side of Darkstream. He meets Joe on the banks of the stream and before they know it, the two friends find themselves caught up in a perilous adventure. Something strange and evil is threatening Northwood, life in the black city becomes less and less bearable for Joe’s family and a white knight leaves puzzling messages for Lance and Joe. Very soon, the boys stumble across a mysterious connection between their two worlds and a dark secret from Lance’s past… | 10 +

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

                                                          Whatever is wrong with Firebottom? Why is he so sad? The Ogglies are worried about their dragon. But luckily, they quickly hit on a good idea. How would it be if they threw a birthday party for Firebottom and invited some of his dragon friends? That really ought to cheer him up, by toad’s fart! And along with Red Rochus, Blue Blasius and the Chinese dragon girl Leek-Fang, they are soon having the oggliest festival ever seen on the rubbish heap! | 3 +

                                                            Maar, Paul (Author) Maar, Paul (Illustrator)

                                                            The birthday collection for storytime or reading yourself! The little kangaroo is cunning and clever. With his friend, the jumping mouse, he always manages to find surprising solutions to problems such as: how to get to raspberries that grow on the steep slope, how to be rescued from a flooded meadow and bring home a fully grown ostrich. In the end, the little kangaroo even manages to convince the cheeky birds that mice can fly! The collection contains all four books about the little kangaroo from the Sonne, Mond und Sterne series. | 6 +

                                                              Funke, Cornelia (Author) Meyer, Kerstin (Illustrator) Buchholz, Konstantin (Illustrator)

                                                              Picture-book film ahoy! The best-selling picture book complete with DVD
                                                              Captain Crinklebeard is the terror of the seven seas. When his ship, the Blood Herring, appears on the horizon, every honest seafarer starts to tremble like a jelly with fear. No one is safe from him and his savage gang. But it might have been better for him if he had let one ship pass by. Because that ship was carrying a little girl called Molly …
                                                              With the film of the picture book Captain Crinklebeard and his Gang on DVD.
                                                              Animated with loving attention to detail and elaborately packed. The DVD comes in a plastic case that’s integrated into the cover. | 4 +

                                                                Drewes, Svenja (Author) Schulze, Marc-Alexander (Illustrator)

                                                                King Basilius, the King of Pamphylia, loves his son Florestan more than anything in the world. The King forbids Florestan to venture outside the castle gardens because he fears that Bam-Bam the giant might steal off with his beloved son. Florestan makes friends with a boy called Toto, who lives on the other side of the garden wall, who teaches him to play beautiful tunes on his pipe.
                                                                It turns out that the king was right to fear for his son’s safety because, one fine day, vultures come and carry Prince Florestan off to Bam-Bam the giant. The giant plans to put Florestan to work for him, but when the prince sets his pipe to his lips, he plays such sweet music that the giant is spellbound. Very soon, along come Toto and Veribunda, the fairy, who rescue him from the giant’s clutches.
                                                                | 3 +

                                                                  Mendl, Thomas (Author) Körting, Verena (Illustrator) Mendl, Thomas (Illustrator)

                                                                  Off to the land of fantasy! A children’s adventure of false worlds and evil lookalikes.

                                                                  Anna had really only wanted to go into the cellar with her brother Ben to check the fuses. But suddenly the pair find themselves in the year 1919, where they are promptly placed in an orphanage. There they meet other children who are also from other times. In their search for an explanation, Anna, Ben and their new friends become caught up in an incredible adventure. They meet real princes, bogus scientists and mysterious lookalikes in worlds that really should not exist. Thomas Mendl’s novel is a cornucopia of ideas, poetic, intelligent and brimming with suspense.
                                                                  With vignettes by the author.

                                                                  •\x09In the truest sense of the word, a dream debut work about the power of imagination

                                                                  •\x09Intelligent reading with a philosophical background, a likeable gang of children and a wealth of surprising ideas

                                                                  French sample translation available!
                                                                  | 10 +

                                                                    Maar, Paul (Author) Hansen, Christiane (Illustrator)

                                                                    The Mompses Matti and Momme live on an island quite a long way away, roughly half way between here and Lilliput. Although they look very alike, they are actually very different. Matti is fearless and longs to see the world, Momme is fearful and prefers to stay at home – until one day Matti sets out for the jungle. | 7 +

                                                                      Fjorde, Tina (Author) Jessler, Nadine (Illustrator)

                                                                      This girl pirate is a real treasure! Peggy lives on a small island in the ocean, where life changes as fast as the weather. And when you are also the great-granddaughter of a genuine pirate (which is as clear to Peggy as high and low tide) then there’s always something going on – for example, the hunt for a proper pirate’s treasure! Of course, Peggy and her pals Phil, Lisa, Ian and Hobgoblin, the dog must be the first to find it.

                                                                      At last there’s a cheeky new role model for girls! Peggy Diggledey with her friendship adventures in chapters that are just perfect for storytime.

                                                                      | 4 +