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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.

| 5 +

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
| 3 +

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.
| 6 +

von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Opheys, Caroline (Illustrator)

Read-aloud Fun for Every Day of the Week The week has seven stories

A week at Buttercup Farm, with seven stories all about life at the pony farm. A pony party from Monday to Sunday – an informative new storytime ritual kids will love | 4 +

Abedi, Isabel (Author) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator)

Beware! Adventures and dragons heading this way Every dragon can fly, but Quatzimuck is scared to because he feels very dizzy standing up there at the very top of Flight Rock. Kurt, a little flea, refuses to leave his home, which happens to be the left nostril of Glitterscale, the silver dragon and very soon little Kurt turns out to be a great dragon hero! Thirteen stories in which brave, greedy, lovable and magical dragons have the most exciting adventures. Thirteen fiery dragon stories with cheerful and amusing pictures | 4 +

Bertram, Rüdiger (Author) Sohr, Daniel (Illustrator)

Off to the crime scene at lightning speed with blue lights flashing! This storybook is packed with adventures! While Max is searching for his lost budgie, the police let him sit in a real police car, and John finds a magical police cap.
Children will have great fun with these 13 exciting police stories and illustrations full of realistic detail.
| 4 +

Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator)

Come along and meet the Indian children. Chief Strong Bear is trying without success to catch a wild horse. When the Indian girl Gentle Cloud walks up to the white mustang, Strong Bear can hardly believe his eyes! Can the little girl really tame the big horse? The two Indian boys Sly Fox and Little Deer are determined to send smoke signals but sadly don’t know exactly how to go about it. And that’s why their smoke messages cause quite some confusion amongst the Indians… | 4 +

Munck, Hedwig (Author) Munck, Hedwig (Illustrator)

| 4 +

Egger, Sonja (Illustrator)

Watch out, pirates! Full speed ahead for the treasure hunt! Humpback whale and bubonic plague! The pirates on board the Splendid Sperm Whale are horrified when the treasure chest they’ve just stolen turns out to contain neither gold nor precious stones, just books! The pirate king, Pontius Pirate, also has a problem: he’s desperately looking for a successor, but his daughter Mona can’t become pirate queen – or can she? The 13 exciting stories are all about treasure islands, pirate ships and all the things that make a pirate’s heart beat faster!
| 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!
| 4 +

von Vogel, Maja (Author) Egger, Sonja (Illustrator)

Exciting pony adventures
Jana is away on her first holiday at the pony stables and Felix wins a rocking horse and has an exciting adventure with some mediaeval knights. Prince Kunibert is disgusted because the King has sold his favourite pony without a by your leave – just because she isn’t very pretty and she’s a little bit stubborn. Kunibert is determined to demand his pony back. But that turns out to be far more difficult than he thought!

| 4 +

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 +

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

All set for more fun: The little dragon, the little bear and Maluna’s best friend, Ranuncula Scribbles, have some more amazing adventures together. They also get to know more of the nice inhabitants of the Enchanted Forest: postman Foxtrott Fox, for instance, who’s got a bit of a crush on Ranuncula. Then there’s Paddypaws the Pussycat, who wants to conjure up a tomcat friend for herself (but of course the spell goes horribly wrong), and the young lady of the lake, Nike, who only intended to give the Enchanted Forest lake a long-awaited spring clean – but ends up accidentally letting out the water!

The third read-aloud book in the successful series that’s a favourite with parents and children alike - beautifully made and with fairy glitter on the cover. | 4 +

Grimm, Sandra (Author) Hardt, Iris (Illustrator)

Who will be the first to land in the jelly? Will the little boys beat the big ones at football? And do Hansel and Gretel really go with a stranger who offers them gingerbread? Wherever they are set, on the sports field, at school or in a nursery school in outer space, these stories are all about smart boys who have their say.
A bright, colourful story book with amusing illustrations for “real” boys of four and over.
| 4 +

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

Funny, charming, true to life, Franz should be in every children’s room!

Everyone loves Franz – it’s impossible not to love the little boy with the blond ringlets and little voice. And it’s never boring when Franz is around. Whether at school or in the holidays, as TV expert or hunting down criminals with his best friend Gabi – there’s never a dull moment with Franz!


The legendary stories about a little boy called Franz Förstl, who lives with his family in Hare Lane, were all written by Christine Nöstlinger between 1984 and 2011. Seven of the best Franz stories are included in this anthology:
- School Stories with Franz
- Holiday Stories with Franz
- Detective Stories with Franz
- Stories About Being Ill with Franz
- Christmas Stories with Franz
- Television Stories with Franz
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“Books are there to help you to know what you should shout out loud, what you should fight for, and how to start changing things when there’s no one else to turn to.“ (Christine Nöstlinger)
| 6 +

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 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Bierkandt, Julia (Illustrator)

Read-aloud Fun for Every Day of the Week The week has seven stories

Monday: mediaeval knights; Tuesday: dragons; next week: fun at the pony farm...

A new, innovative series concept that makes learning the days of the week child’s play. With recurring characters, one location and topics that children love. The series begins with two adventure-filled books, each featuring a perennial favourite: mediaeval knights and horses.

With a days-of-the-week wheel to colour in at the end of each book as a learning aid. | 4 +

Matysiak, Mascha (Author) Janßen, Rike (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

The little fox reads stories about his friends on the farm. Piglet Luis doesn’t dare set foot in the mud – can his friends help him to overcome his fear? The animals celebrate farmer Bernard’s birthday and find a new home for Mimi the mouse. Yes, there are lots of adventures to be had on the farm. | 3 +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Rath, Tessa (Illustrator)

Family fun from Monday to Sunday: a new adventure every day.

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 +

Gorgas, Martina (Author) Widermann, Eva (Illustrator)

Hardbitten heroes on horseback - the truth about real-life cowboys

The Gold Rush, settlers’ treks, working with the cattle on huge ranches – the everyday life of a cowboy wasn’t always as wild as the West they inhabited. This lavish knowledge book reveals the exciting and often exhausting daily life of the prairie heroes. It takes the readers along to meet trappers, gold prospectors, gangs and bandits, gives away the cattle drivers’ tips and lets them take part in farm life.

A fantastic idea for a boy’s present! With opulent special features, richly illustrated and with informative texts.
| 12 months +

Weger, Nina (Author) Kühler, Anna-Lena (Illustrator)

A Robber Who Doesn’t Want to Rob?!

Amusing and perfectly pitched for its target audience: the kind of topsy-turvy world that children love

New series by bestselling author Nina Weger: 175,000 books sold

Hey-ho, the robbers-oh! In the second volume of Nina Weger’s Robber Rapido series, there’s uproar in Pickpocket Woods: People wearing track-suits are jogging through the undergrowth! Forester Schmidt has built a keep-fit path. The band of robbers isn’t going to stand for that. But what can they do? It will take cunning and guile, as Little Robber Rapido discovers.

A true easy read: generous typeface, a likeable hero and loads of humour | 5 +

Weger, Nina (Author) Kühler, Anna-Lena (Illustrator)

A Robber Who Doesn’t Want to Rob?!

Amusing and perfectly pitched for its target audience: the kind of topsy-turvy world that children love

New series by bestselling author Nina Weger: 175,000 books sold

A robber who doesn’t want to rob anyone. That’s Little Robber Rapido, Nina Weger’s lovable new hero. “But why do robbers have to rob people?” Little Robber Rapido wonders. The answer is quite obvious to his friend, Rapscallion the Raccoon. It’s because they’re called robbers! “But why are they called robbers?” Sigh. This is precisely the problem: Rapido asks too many questions. He thinks too much. In fact, he’s completely un-robber-like. His father, Robber-in-Chief Rigorous, thinks so too. But then Rapido proves them all wrong! | 5 +

Weger, Nina (Author) Kühler, Anna-Lena (Illustrator)

A pinch of Vicky the Viking. A taste of Robin Hood. And a large helping of Robber-in-Chief’s son Rapido.

What’s worse than a whirlwind in Pickpocket Woods? Or a bath full of floral-scented bubbles? You’ve got it: a Robber-in-Chief with toothache!

This creates a new task for the young robbers: the first one to extract the offending tooth from Rigorous’s mouth will win the prize. This isn’t entirely straightforward for Rapido, as the other young robbers are also full of good ideas. Fortunately, though, Rapido and his friend Rapscallion the Raccoon know the mysterious Jawcracker. Will he be able to help them out?

By bestselling Oetinger author Nina Weger: more than 185,000 books sold.
Set in a topsy-turvy world that children love.
A true easy read: generous typeface, a likeable hero and lashings of humour.
| 5 +

Westhoff, Angie (Author) Kehn, Regina (Illustrator)

Whisperings, secrets and good friends. The new children’s book from Angie Westhoff

There’s nothing Wally Vanderbeck likes better than making up stories. Every night, she tells Jacob, Lisanne, Sina and Robin her adventure stories. But one day there’s a huge surprise in store – the same story Wally told her friends last night is now in the newspaper. Does Wally have second sight? Or can made-up stories actually come true? Wally wants to get to the bottom of the mystery, but that turns out to be trickier than she expected. | 10 +

Dickreiter, Lisa-Marie (Author) Götz, Andreas (Author) Renger, Nikolai (Illustrator)

Berti comes in like a wrecking ball!

Sibling fun somewhere between the Herdmanns and Troublemaker Street: Life really isn’t easy for five-year-old Berti. He has not one, but three big brothers – and all of them are at least twice as old as him! So it’s no wonder they only ever see him as the baby who’s never allowed to join in their games. After all, as superheroes, they are constantly busy saving the world every day. It’s just a pity that their heroic deeds always land them in such a mess that they have to be saved themselves – by Berti, of all people!

- Superheroes are a top topic at the moment and here it’s spiced with plenty of humour and a host of hilarious illustrations, so just right for the young target group
- Ideal for reading aloud: a book brimming with mischief that will have parents and children in stitches

5 +

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

Unipig’s first Christmas has to be especially fantastic! But hardly have Emmi and Unipig sent off their wish list than back it comes again - with corrections. What on earth has happened to wish list elf Wooshle? He’s disappeared without a trace and the other elves are very upset about it. Unipig is also worried about Wooshle and at the worst possible moment actually conjures up a pair of pudding shoes. Emmi bravely does all she can to make sure that Unipig has a fabulous first Christmas in spite of everything!

- Some 50,000 books from the series sold (July 2019)
- Emmi & Unipig delight readers and the press alike
- For girls and boys who are interested in much more than unicorns and pink glitter

8 +

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 +

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 +

Böhm, Anna (Author) Wultschner, Ramona (Illustrator)

Lovable Heroes in Tricky Police Missions

Themes close to children’s hearts: animal protection and friendship

There’s no case that can’t be solved with brains, wit and friendship

One morning, Flopson the red panda wakes up and discovers that her friend Tjalle the streaked tenrec, has disappeared. Flopson scents a crime, and leaves her safe cage to try to rescue Tjalle. In the process, she encounters Fridolin, a mini dwarf pony. He joins in with her search, but instead of finding Tjalle, they find the injured blue tit Meili. Together, the three of them seek sanctuary in a disused police car. However, the grumpy Syrian hamster Jack has already taken up residence there and doesn’t want to share his home with uninvited guests. But when they find an important clue pointing to the whereabouts of Tjalle, the four very different animals join forces. Only together can they solve the mystery – as THE ANIMAL POLICE!

The new children’s series by Unipig creator Anna Böhm – second book in the series will be published in autumn 2021

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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 +

Schäfer, Jasmin (Illustrator)

Once upon a time … we found the most wonderful fairy tales in the world!

A varied selection of child-appropriate, fairy tales to read-aloud from some very different cultures from around the world - with exceptionally delightful illustrations and beautifully bound. A fairy-tale journey around the world: from old familiar tales of the Brothers Grimm, Andersen and Wilhelm Hauff to Scandinavian tales of trolls and fairy tales from Africa, Asia and America. A treasure of a book for children and parents alike that will never lose its charm.

- A very special family book, artistically designed, imaginative, opulent
- Cosmopolitanism meets tradition – a treasure for everyone
- Delightful, richly detailed illustrations by Jasmin Schäfer | 5 +

Loose, Anke (Author) Krüger, Simone (Illustrator)

Three entertaining stories to read aloud or for children to read to themselves – with recipes for tasty treat

It’s true, Olli Breezelong is perhaps a little short for his age, but that’s no reason for everyone to call him Titch. Ole is determined to show them all – as soon as he’s found the ultimate recipe for growing! Luckily, he not only has the wonderful cookery and practical kitchen book he inherited from his grandpa to help him, but also his friend Elif and his own clever hamster, Holger. Olli has some amazing adventures with them, and most of them end up in the kitchen – and every time, Olli grows a little bit more.

Three entertaining stories to read aloud or for children to read to themselves written especially for pot gazers, taste experts, experimental cooks and anyone who wants to become one.
| 5 +

Nöstlinger, Christine (Author) 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 +

Zapf (Illustrator)

Welcome to the valley – welcome to the wonderful world of reading!

The trees are still holding on to their many-coloured leaves and the weather is far too warm for the time of year when the four friends Talis, Alva, Will and Sam happen upon a gleaming stone in a forbidden part of the forest. Hardly have they found the stone than they have strange creatures clad in iron armour pursuing them…

A fantastic adventure comic that whisks children away into an unfamiliar world packed with fun and action and opens up the world of reading even to unpractised readers.

Second book in the series to be published in autumn 2021 | 6 +