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For all Otilie fans, here comes the first big adventures about our book-loving rat.
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A visit to Otilie’s colourful world of books, affectionately written and with modern illustrations, a host of rhymes and fun puzzles.
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Full English translation available! | 8 +
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 +
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!
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A toad-slimy, olchiferous ABC – delightfully rhymed and illustrated by "Oggly-Daddy" Erhard Dietl.
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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.
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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!
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A pesky bird, a princess who beats up the prince and Kurt, an unwilling unicorn who thinks, sparkly pink stars and rose-scented farts are totally pathetic – it’s enough to make you weep. But what’s the good of complaining? With a little help from Trill the bird and the ninja goldfish, unicorn Kurt will rescue kidnapped Prince Flea in the end, pink fur or none.
“Kurt is one thing above all else: amazingly funny! At last, here we have a different kind of story about unicorns and princesses. That Kurt is anything but your typical unicorn and that he finds everything a unicorn normally represents incredibly annoying, is the theme that runs right through the book and keeps the laughs coming right to the end.” - Buchkinderblog.de
- Full English translation available!
- An unwilling, guaranteed cliché-free unicorn
- Ironic, amusing story time fun even grown-ups will love to read
- Hilariously illustrated by Stephan Pricken | 5 +
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 +
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!
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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
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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 +
Humorous, gripping and sensitive, a school story about fears, being brave and self-confidence.
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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.
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Moving to a new house doesn’t seem so bad, after all, when Mara sees a pony standing in next door’s garden. Mara christens the pony Mimi and visits it every day. Mara and Mimi soon get used to each other, but one day Mara finds Mimi without any hay or water in her stable. Who normally looks after her?
A wonderful first reading book about what most girls dream of: a pony in next door’s garden.
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Beginning reader treasury for young pirates
Pirates in the living room! Johan can’t believe his eyes. A moment ago Daddy was reading to him and telling him he knew all about pirates and now, here he is tied up to the standard lamp. The wild crew of the Black Nine are actually right there in the flat, busily searching for gold – and the pirates get terribly angry when they don’t find any. Johan realises there’s only one person who can save the day now: he himself must set Daddy free!
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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.
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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.
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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
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Lanzelotta lives with her father, Sir Otto, at Drake Castle. Her best friend is Georgie from neighbouring Toadstone Castle. But Lanzelotta is only allowed to meet him in secret because there’s a feud on between the different knights’ families. A tournament has been arranged to put an end to the old dispute once and for all. Lanzelotta is certain her father will win. But then she hears from Georgie that Richard of Toadstone Castle is having an extra-large suit of armour made. Lanzelotta is suspicious: is Toadstone planning to get someone stronger to fight in his place? The first in a new series of books about the age of chivalry. | 8 +
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
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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.
Hugo the dog lives with Granny Freda, who reads him the most wonderful stories about Superhound every night. Wouldn’t Hugo love to be just as super! And then he is! One day the clumsy old thing slips on the freshly polished parquet floor and slides straight into a secret cellar vault, where he happens upon a Superhound outfit that fits him like a glove. But it’s no easy feat being Superhugo with superpowers!
Book 1 of the fantastic Superhound series, perfect for beginning readers. Told with humour, affection and great imagination by multi-award-winning children’s book author Salah Naoura.
Likeable, comic-type superhero with lovable little quirks: great identification potential for clumsy youngsters lacking super powers, who would love to be heroes!
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