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Gieseler, Corinna (Author) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator) Scholz, Barbara (Illustrator)

Watch out, detectives about! A great read for all crime fans - and a favourite for bookworms! Momme can hardly believe his eyes when he sees a small, weasel-like animal crossing his path. It turns out to be the “book guardian,” which watches over and finds books and can even get them to speak. The little animal is desperately looking for its friend. The pair were separated when the library was closed down. Momme and his friends Tobias and Finya from the Agency for Unsolvable Everyday Mysteries realize they simply have to help him. But then things turn out to be much more exciting than they expected. The Desperados, a gang headed by surly Big Max, an inscrutable antiquarian and a real scoundrel who keeps killer dogs, stop at nothing to make the lives of the three friends and the guileless book guardian difficult… A super children’s crime story with fantastic elements; an original cliff-hanger right up to the last page. | 9 +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Krischker, Heiko (Illustrator)

One, two, three: here come the rat police! Otilie is a good-natured rat, who loves reading and lives in Mrs Number Nip’s book shop. Otilie has made herself at home in her hammock on one of the bookshelves, where she reads, makes up rhymes, builds artworks with books and keeps a watchful eye on her favourite stories. One day, a dodgy-looking man comes into the shop. Otilie pays close attention and, yes, unbelievable! The man is actually trying to steal books. But Otilie is faster. With the aid of her homemade trip trap, she catches the thief!

For all Otilie fans, here comes the first big adventures about our book-loving rat.

| 5 +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Krischker, Heiko (Illustrator)

Interactive adventures with reader rat Otilie! Otilie is terribly excited because Year One of the local primary school is planning a visit to Mrs Number Nip’s bookshop today. She is just putting on her hat, when there’s a ring at the doorbell: the visitors have arrived! Otilie sets to work, showing the children her bright, colourful world of books and all the things can be hidden inside them. Together they even solve the odd tricky puzzle.

A visit to Otilie’s colourful world of books, affectionately written and with modern illustrations, a host of rhymes and fun puzzles.
| 6 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Gotzen-Beek, Betina (Illustrator)

Max had really been looking forward to starting school. But school is hard, especially reading. And Max even bungles his pottery piece in the craft lesson. On the way home, Max is about to throw the stupid bungled clay animal in the bin when something strange happens: the Bungle comes to life! From now on, school isn’t half so bad for Max. Quite the opposite, in fact, all of a sudden school is great fun.

| 6 +

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

The Ogglies, who generally love nothing better than to be lazy, have been sawing, hammering, baking and writing poetry for an entire half day, grump-fart-blast! Now they want to sell their home-made stuff at the Christmas bazaar. Not for money, of course – bank notes taste so vile – but for shoe soles and fish bones. But it all turns out to be more difficult than they thought! To sell things at the Christmas bazaar, you have to have a permit, slimy-sludge-and-cheesy-feet! | 8 +

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

The Ogglies are, as you can tell at first glance, especially charming creatures. They live near rubbish tips and landfills – and that’s exactly how they smell – and are always surrounded by swarms of flies. They feed on tin cans, car tyres and shampoo and are so terribly lazy that they spend most of their time dozing in the sun. Then suddenly their complete inactivity makes them hit on the craziest ideas.

Full English translation available! | 8 +

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

1:0 for the Ogglies! Football fun from Smelliville
What on earth is that? When the Oggly twins find an old football on the rubbish tip, they have no idea what to do with it. Perhaps they should eat it with some scrumptious sauce? Only Oggly-Grandpa knows what the ball is for. You see, he was a footballer himself, once upon a time! He suggests the Ogglies should play a friendly game against the first team of FC Smelliville. But do the Ogglies stand a chance against these pros? | 8 +

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

Slimy sludge and class outing fun!

This is enough to drive even the hardiest of Ogglies mad! Schoolgirl Greta has run away from the coach taking her class on a school trip and now she’s playing Oggly tricks on the Ogglies themselves. The Ogglies are very relieved when Greta’s teacher turns up to collect her again. But then the Oggly kids have a bright idea: they always wanted to go on a class trip. In a flash, they climb aboard the coach as stowaways. This class trip is going to be the best fun ever!

Perfect beginning reader fun with the Ogglies!
| 6 +

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

They live near rubbish tips and landfills and feed off what others throw away. Who? Holy bin bag, the Ogglies of course! Car tyres, tin cans, cigarette ends, banana peels – there’s hardly anything the Ogglies don’t like to eat. No wonder the mayor of Smelliville hires the Ogglies as rubbish eradicators. Once they’ve acquired a taste for it, however, they are very hard to stop – not even when Smelliville is completely free of rubbish and litter. | 8 +

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

Ogglies love the letter A, because it rhymes so well with “waste.” They shudder when they hear the letter B, because bathing is torture for Ogglies. The C for computer is fine because the Ogglies like eating computers just as much as DVDs. This is the toad-slimiest way for all Oggly fans to learn the alphabet and how to make up rhymes – and for everyone else the perfect opportunity to at last become an Oggly fan, as well.
A toad-slimy, olchiferous ABC – delightfully rhymed and illustrated by "Oggly-Daddy" Erhard Dietl.
| 6 +

Boie, Kirsten (Author) Brix, Silke (Illustrator)

Dogs are the most wonderful things in the world, but Jan-Arne only has a guinea-pig. It’s called King-Kong and it’s absolutely lovely. Of course, King-Kong isn’t a dog. With a dog, you could do so many things! And what can you do with a guinea-pig? “Nothing at all,” says Michi from his class, “because guinea-pigs are really stupid.” Jan-Arne naturally isn’t going to take such an insult to King-Kong sitting down … | 8 +

Bertram, Rüdiger (Author) Schulmeyer, Heribert (Illustrator)

A night at the museum? COOLMAN causes chaos even in the daytime!

Kai is going on a school outing to a museum with COOLMAN and his class. Something is bound to go wrong! COOLMAN is only ever interested in what the children are not supposed to look at and making trouble for Kai. Or what else is Kai supposed to call it when COOLMAN touches every exhibit, even a stuffed rhinoceros? And then COOLMAN discovers a model rocket made of thousands and thousands of toothpicks. Is it really as strong as it looks?

Book 3 in the cool series of beginning readers all about Kai and his invisible friend. Packed with cheeky, colourful illustrations.
| 6 +

Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Gerigk, Julia (Illustrator)

Pony heaven for Paula!

Paula’s the only one who can help! Tom is the new pony on the farm, but he’s so timid he won’t let anyone near him. That’s because his previous owner left him alone far too much. But Paula doesn’t give up, persists with her mysterious pony whisperer talents and keeps on inching closer to Tom – until he is finally eating out of her hand!

Book 3 in the new pony series featuring Paula: a book all about horses and friendship that girls are sure to love!
| 7 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

The Magical Bookshop of Wishes series: more than 100,000 copies sold! (October 2019)

The latest from Clara, Leo, Mrs Owl and Gustaf, the rhyming tomcat: Clara is worried about Leo, who urgently needs to get good marks in a German test if he isn’t to repeat a school year. But then the project week looks like it could be cancelled. Luckily, Mrs Owl leaps into the breach as teacher. She moves the class into her magical bookshop of wishes and at the same time helps to restore the school library to former splendour. Now that’s what makes school fun!

School, an ever-popular topic, conjures up magical sales figures

Brightly coloured and delicately drawn: fans love Florentine Prechtel’s illustrations
| 8 +

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 +

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

The magic of reading – Unipig style

Unipig still finds reading a bit difficult. And he doesn’t much want to practise. Instead, he keeps conjuring up ABC biscuits. But when Emmi and Unipig have to return Dad’s borrowed books to the library, they encounter a whole host of book-mad mythical creatures. It would be too funny for words if Unipig didn’t end up being a keen reader too!

Packed with suggestions for reading out loud | 5 +

Steinhöfel, Dirk (Author) Steinhöfel, Dirk (Illustrator)

The power of imagination and the magic of books!
What effect do books have on people? Like Alice in Wonderland, the girl suddenly disappears through a gateway into an unfamiliar world. Dirk Steinhöfel takes his readers into landscapes of pristine beauty, down into deep wells, up to tall mountain peaks, and through fire, ice and deserts. Each of the different stops along their way is accompanied and inspired by books, and Steinhöfel finds images of tremendous creative power that illustrate the magic of literature. A wonderfully artistic journey into the realm of fantasy with magnificent pictures of enchanting beauty. For everyone who believes in the power of words!
| 14 +

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

Mr Pocketbeer is a timid person. He is afraid of his landlady, his boss and basically of anyone who scolds and gives orders. But one day, a Saturday, a Sat comes to live with him. The Sat is a small creature with red hair and blue dots on his face. He’s impudent, always scolds back and refuses to be intimidated by anyone. Mr Pocketbeer finds all of this terribly embarrassing to begin with but then he realises he’s growing very fond of the Sat. This special edition contains all the original illustrations by Paul Maar as well as 24 colourful pages with the best photos from the film The Sat | 8 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

Birthday magic! Clara is terribly excited: With a little help from Mrs Owl and her friend Leo, she is busy planning her birthday party, which will be held at the Magical Bookshop of Wishes, of course. But then Mrs Owl has to go away and Monsieur Hibou, her French stand-in, turns the whole bookshop upside down, comes with a tiresome Persian cat and a mysterious crystal ball and, on top of all that, instead of chocolate tarts, provides baguette with smelly cheese! All is uproar until Mrs Owl returns and they can finally celebrate Clara’s birthday together.

Book 3 in the series THE MAGICAL BOOKSHOP OF WISHES is the perfect birthday present for girls of 8 and over who love books!
| 8 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

You can never have enough books or chocolate tarts! Mrs Owl’s bookshop is due for an inspection. But she is very busy just now, with seeing that everything in Mrs Ting’s Chocolate Heaven is in order, looking after Gustaf the lovesick cat and dealing with a number of books that keep stepping out of line. In all the chaos, Mr Slurze sees his chance. Luckily, Mrs Owl has Clara at her side.

The fourth book about Mrs Owl’s magical bookshop: a magical, warm-hearted adventure for young book lovers!
| 8 +

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

Nee-Naw, nee-naw!! Stories about everything that clatters and bangs, brmms and hums.

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 +

Uebach, Evelyn (Author)

A secret game of lies

Thanks to her ability to become other other people, impersonator Elodie is hired by soap star Wynter to take the latter's place on the set of "Wonderful Intrigues". Thus begins a secret game based on lies. Wynter doesn't want to carry on pretending to be in a relationship with her co-star Nord just for PR purposes. Elodie, who needs the money to pay for her sister's hospital treatment, initially finds the idea - and Nord - very attractive. Before very long, though, the lines between fake and reality become dangerously blurred. Will the masks slip?

- Film set glamour, intrigue and false identities.
- A protagonist who can become other people: a gripping plot with a compelling fantasy twist.
- Potential to become a top seller: on point romance, with all the ingredients to make a successful series.

14 +

Tailor, Kathy (Author)

Romantic, entertaining, sexy: the perfect book for anyone who loves TV show “The Bachelor”.

In order to do her twin sister a favour, Tilda applies for a TV dating show. The plan is for her to win Florian, with whom her sister is hopelessly in love. Tilda, though, has set all her sights on Nik, with whom she spent an incredible night. But then there’s also camera man Ben, whom she can’t get out of her head. It’s all so difficult! Not least because she always has to make sure that nobody blows her cover. Will Tilda manage to win the TV show? And who will be her first choice?

Popular backdrop: TV show dating.
The carousel of love plus identity confusion.
A compelling mixture of new adult and romance fiction. | 14 +

Schröer, Silvia (Author)

Write Stories! Preferably Your Own

Bursting with ideas to encourage creative self-reflection

The poetry album re-booted: two fantastic gifts for adults, too

Together, work out who you are, what you believe in, and what your friendship means. Fire questions at one another, and solve problems together. Write everything down. Draw, scribble, make ... however you do it, you can create a unique snapshot of your friendship – in book format. | 12 +

Fröhlich, Anja (Author) Elitez, Marion (Illustrator)

Nothing is impossible! A boys’ adventure for beginning readers.
Julian dreams of becoming an astronaut and going into space. When he suddenly finds himself in a space capsule out in space, he simply cannot believe his eyes. Can the stars, black holes and space station he is seeing really be real? Then a thought suddenly occurs to him –if he’s in space shouldn’t he be floating? An inventive new children’s adventure all about Julian, the globetrotter.

Learning to read with this “Bücherstern” book for first and second-year schoolkids: large print, short texts and lots of illustrations that help beginning readers to understand what they are reading. The book comes with a 16-page supplement of reading puzzles and games
| 7 +

Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator)

You can’t help but love this granny! Family fun for first readers.
Pia’s Granny Paloma is not like other grannies. She doesn’t use a walking stick, her hair isn’t white and she doesn’t worry about every little thing. Granny Paloma has curly red hair and painted fingernails, she can do stunts on her inline skates and even tame obstinate donkeys. Isn’t it wonderful to have such a special granny?

Learning to read with this “Bücherstern” book for second and third-year schoolkids: simply constructed sentences, advanced text level and more text than pictures to foster the reading abilities of practised beginning readers. The book comes with a reader puzzle supplement.
| 8 +

Hänel, Wolfram (Author) Burmester, Mara (Illustrator)

As fast as the wind! Fleck the pony, star of the racetrack!
Alissa and Anna are really excited because they are entering the pony race with Mina. Only Fleck, Mina’s little foal, is not allowed to take part. But Fleck won’t be separated from Mina and insists on running after her. When the day of the race dawns, everyone is in for a big surprise! A new adventure with Fleck the pony, the favourite of beginning reader girls who are mad about ponies.
| 7 +

Garanin, Melanie (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator)

Ready for the gymkhana? Mara’s great pony friendship.

Mara is being allowed to take riding lessons – on a proper horse. But she still pays a daily visit to her “secret pony”, the old mare Mimi-Mathilda. When her neighbour tells Mara that her daughter used to ride Mimi-Mathilda in lots of gymkhanas, Mara can’t help thinking that she could do that, too! Another episode in the series of warm, funny books about the great friendship between an old pony and a little girl. Two double pages of pictures in the middle section give eager young readers a short reading break.

•\x09Volume 2 in the warm, funny pony series
•\x09Bright, amusing pictures
| 7 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

A Maar activity book: the School ABC for beginning readers!
A for apple, B for book and C for China: In Paul Maar’s School ABC, for every letter children will find a short rhyme to finish, straight from the pen of the grand master of poems and word games. And at the end of the book, there are also some ABC puzzles – because learning is supposed to be fun!
These rhymes and word search games will have your children learning their ABC and reading as they play. With a 16-page supplement containing reading puzzles and games.
| 6 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

Alphabet magic from the master of wordplay: Paul Maar for beginning readers
Whoosh the wizard is a very special magician – because he works his spells on words. He turns a word like “rose” into “nose” or “hose”. I can do that, too, thinks Leo and borrows Whoosh’s magic wand. But conjuring with letters is not as easy as he thinks, and very soon everything is going wrong! A playful look at the alphabet and words: learning to read is such fun!

| 6 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Schulte, Tina (Illustrator)

Fun from “A” to “Z”: in Paul Maar’s picture stories, every letter of the alphabet has a funny rhyme and its own animal. These go to make up a great, big animal family and, with this animal family, children can even play number and guessing games as well as do picture puzzles. | 6 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Westphal, Catharina (Illustrator)

Dad has had enough of playing with John and his dinosaur cards… and before he knows it, he has turned into a dinosaur himself. When John realises what’s happened, he hides underneath the kitchen chair and starts to search through his dinosaur cards to find out what kind of dinosaur his dad actually is. Luckily, the “Dadosaurus” is a herbivore, which is really not something you can say about Mr Smith, the man who lives on the ground floor and always looks ready to devour children (he has turned into a Tyrannosaurus Smith – HELP!). In the end, John and his Dadosaurus turn out to be smarter than and end up outwitting their dangerous dinosaur neighbour… | 7 +

Funke, Cornelia (Author) Harvey, Franziska (Illustrator)

Cornelia Funke’s classic for beginning readers
The well-loved girls’ book – newly illustrated

Friends for life? Sophie and Ida live in the same building and they’re best friends. Sophie is godmother to Ida’s guinea pig and Ida rescues Sophie from crazy Philipp when he tries to kiss her yet again. One day, a new girl moves into their building, Belinda with the cute tomcat and the sparkly shoes… A classic friendship triangle with a happy ending –emotionally accessible and vividly narrated by Cornelia Funke.
| 7 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Bofinger, Manfred (Illustrator)

It all started when Claudia found an egg in the garden. It was sky-blue and about as big as a car tyre. She obviously couldn’t just leave it where it was. After all, there might be a dinosaur in it, or a crocodile. If Claudia had guessed that the egg contained a letter-eater, she would certainly have stayed well away from it. | 8 +

Mai, Manfred (Author) Stickel, Stephanie (Illustrator)

First reading fun for football fans

Watch out, there is a dog loose on the football pitch! Leon is sure he had his dog, Lightning, securely tied up, but there’s just no stopping a genuine football fan. Suddenly, the dog runs out onto the pitch, where Leon and his friends are playing, and straight away scores a goal with his nose! Lightning does turn out to be very useful when Leon comes up against Mr Klopper, though, the neighbour who can’t stand children or noise. Of all the nearby gardens, it’s Mr Klopper’s Leon accidentally sends the ball sailing – and he can’t quite muster the courage to go and get it back himself. Together, Leon and Lightning solve the problem.
| 6 +

Mai, Manfred (Author) Stickel, Stephanie (Illustrator)

Football, football, nothing but football! Flash, ball-crazy dog and a children’s favourite, becomes a goalscorer.
Flash just loves football! He and Leon often practise together in the garden. But can a dog really play in a team? Leon’s friends can't picture that! But when Leon and Flash go to a game between the best junior league teams, Flash leaps onto the pitch before and there’s simply no stopping him. In the end, Flash shows everyone what a talented goalscorer he is!

| 6 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

Everything going wrong today? A good-mood recipe for beginning readers!

Jack is furious! Things have been going wrong all day. Everyone laughed at him in school, Lucas wouldn’t play with him and then a boy from the third year stole his woolly hat on the way home. With so much bad luck, how could Jack possibly not be in a bad mood. And what can you do when the whole day has been so rotten? Luckily, Jack’s mummy comes up with a super idea. In this book for beginning readers, author Paul Maar yet again shows his great ability to empathise with children and offers affectionate suggestions for dealing with such difficult emotions as embarrassment, disappointment and anger.
| 7 +

Naoura, Salah (Author) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator)

A child and a sausage-crazy dog find their way to school. Every day on his way to school, Theo has to walk past a big dog. In fact, he simply can’t go to school without having patted the dog and fed him the meat from his sandwiches! Then one day the big dog is not sitting behind the fence as usual and Theo immediately realizes that something must be wrong. So he sets out to look for the dog, all on his own and all over the city. And sure enough, he finds the dog, but now they have to find their way back to school together. That’s not so easy and Theo ends up getting lost. Can the big dog show him the way?

Salah Naoura’s story of Theo and the Big Dog is written with lots of feeling and subtle humour. Because he deals with subjects like autonomy, independence and courage, he addresses topics that are important for children starting school. | 6 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Gotzen-Beek, Betina (Illustrator)

Adventure class trip! Johanna’s class outing includes a night-time walk and that is something she really is not looking forward to. But on the way there, she suddenly finds her mummy, in miniature, sitting in her jacket pocket, helping her to be brave at last.
Humorous, gripping and sensitive, a school story about fears, being brave and self-confidence.
| 8 +

Obrecht, Bettina (Author) Engelking, Katrin (Illustrator)

Every year Anna thinks: This time I’ll get a dog for my birthday. And when she doesn’t, she thinks: But I’m sure to get a dog for Christmas. Christmas is nearly here and Anna is quite convinced that she will be given a dog. But what’s that by the Christmas tree? A bike. Anna can hardly believe it. Okay, it is a lovely bike and it does have five gears. But it simply isn’t a dog. A dog would have been pleased to be Anna’s present. A bike can’t be pleased. “Do you know what,” says Daddy, “Mummy and I are going to get our bikes out now and then we’ll show your bike the town together. Perhaps it would like that.” And the bike really does. Well it certainly hums as if it were happy and Anna is happy, too. And anyway, it’ll be her birthday again soon, won’t it? Then she’s sure to get a dog … | 7 +