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The 24 instalments of Erhard Dietl’s advent calendar story are hidden away in perforated pages. That way, the children can open a new Oggly door every day to find puzzles, jokes and songs.
| 8 +
The great winter holiday will soon be here. The fairies share traditional celebrations with their friends, the ferns. Snowball fights and sleigh rides are as much a part of it as Christmas baking, making music and decorating the trees in Fairyland. But Rosalie still urgently needs to find a present for her parents - something very special!
The Fairy School Advent Calendar Book sweetens the run-up to Christmas with some enchanting features and a brand-new Rosalie adventure to unpack over 24 chapters, complete with recipes, handicraft ideas and songs straight from the Magenta Wood.
More than 50,000 books from the series sold!
| 6 +
An enchanting run-up to Christmas. Spread over 24 x 2 detachable pages, the book contains a story about Maluna, as well as recipes, craft tips, songs and lots of other lovely things.
| 4 +
Twenty-four numbered cards in sturdy paperboard, with large illustrations and stories, for the very young to look at, listen to and touch. Ideal for infant hands.
| 24 months +
A wide selection of tales for short story fans, with wonderfully Christmassy illustrations by Dagmar Henze.
| 4 +
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
| 4 +
24 chapters, 24 puzzles, one story – the Advent calendar book for all pony-mad kids Miri is in despair: just before Christmas, she discovers that her parents’ riding school is in financial difficulties. Will most of their Icelandic ponies have to be sold? Miri and her friends Jule and Fiona decide to help out, and organise a big Christmas market. When news reaches them of a legendary treasure-trove, the threesome set off to find it. Can they save the riding school and the Christmas market? | 9 +
| 8 +
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!
| 8 +
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!
| 5 +
Highly imaginative story about learning to read and write.
With cartoon-style illustrations – great for reluctant readers, too.
| 9 +
•\x09A flying pony and a brave little girl everyone will love – a fantastic partnership
| 3 +
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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| 10 +
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 +
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.
| 6 +
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.
| 5 +
-\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 +
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 +
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.
| 6 +
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.
| 8 +
Turn your home into an Escape Room - with a whole host of challenges in all the different rooms! In the game, players are shut in and the doors are secured by a combination lock.
Your mission is to work together as a family to escape from the 'room'. Now things become exciting: you'll need to rack your brains, work things out, search for things - because you can only escape once you've found the right code. The puzzles are true brain-teasers; however, there's fun to be had as well. Ever heard of the Tickling Challenge or the Food Pairing Contest? No? Well, you will do now!
– The first family book that transforms your own four walls into an Escape Room!
– Quality Time: this book is great fun, offers endless opportunities for family bonding, and promotes creativity, deductive skills and empathy.
– This interactive book leads participants step by step through the game, offering useful tips along the way. If you get really stuck, the solutions are at the end, too! | For kids and adults
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 +
-\x09Eight stories to raise a smile! Wonderful, heart-warming Christmas stories from our bestselling author
-\x09Christmas with the family – great excitement and moments of peace | 8 +
The elf family in its tiny house in the top of the fir tree is torn away from its Christmas preparations. Of all the trees in the wood, theirs is the one a family of humans has chosen for its Christmas tree! Now it’s going to be felled and taken to the family’s home. Whatever are the elves to do? And what about their own Christmas festivities?
Christmas at the Elves’ House by Susanne Lütje and Elli Bruder is a timeless and atmospheric Christmas story about the small miracles that happen at Christmas time.
| 4 +
The little angel Tippydip is absolutely determined that this year he will finally get to deliver an Advent calendar to a child. But once again the head angel has forgotten him. What good luck that one Advent calendar has been left lying in the calendar workshop! And in spite of all sorts of mishaps, in the end the calendar lands exactly where it belongs.
Child-appropriate, funny and magical
Cute presentation: topics Christmas and angels
| 3 +
Denni is feeling puzzled because with Christmas just around the corner, his mother has suddenly started talking about brotherly love all the time. As Denni is returning home after collecting a red dressing gown she had ordered, he meets an old man in the park. The man is freezing in the winter cold and has clearly lost his memory. This seems to Denni like a good opportunity to practise brotherly love! He gives him the red coat and, because the old man doesn’t even know his own name or where he lives, Denni takes “Mr. Red” home with him. Will his mother be pleased? And what is the mystery surrounding Denni’s curious guest?
A simple, warm-hearted story that’s full of surprises – perfect for reading aloud on dark winter evenings! Lots of colour pictures.
| 6 +
This heart-warming Advent calendar story reveals what Christmas is really all about in 24 chapters beautifully illustrated by Elisa Vavouri.
| 4 +
Now the time spent waiting for Christmas will simply fly because in this read-aloud book, a cuddly post bear, a clumsy angel and wild sleigh rides make for loads of variety. And for everyone who cannot get enough of reading together, there are amusing questions, plenty of pictures and little suggestions for games, all of which encourage children to tell stories, make discoveries and generally join in.
10 complete join-in-stories
With tips for reading, games and being creative
| 4 +
Of course, she just had to go at Christmastime ! Mirella von Koschka, a Carthusian cat of the purest pedigree, is horrified. Her owner is going on a trip around the world and leaving Mirella behind with the Pepper family, which is definitely beneath the dignity of a cultivated gentlewoman cat. The Peppers’ son Finn and dippy Granny Lisbeth give her silly nicknames and Lola, the daughter, doesn’t give her a second glance. But then suddenly things start disappearing from the house, including Mirella’s favourite Christmas bauble, and her hunting instincts are aroused. She and Finn become reluctant detective partners and set out to solve the mystery.
An Unexpected Turn of Events - How a Cat Saved Christmas is a slightly different kind of Christmas read for the whole family by Barbara Rose.
| 8 +
The latest book in the successful Day & Night series
Combines the innovative discovery picture concept and a strong seasonal theme
Large fold-out pages with wow effect
| 24 months +