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Wich, Henriette (Author) Grote, Anja (Illustrator)

How do you explain to very young children where they come from; the difference between boys and girls; why there are different kinds of love; how babies are born, and why some children have two mummies or two daddies? The best way to do it is with these entertaining, modern and sensitive stories suitable for young children.

This book contains age-appropriate sex education stories to read aloud. Sensitively and clearly illustrated, it also includes modern aspects, such as intersexuality and gay marriage.

| 4 +

    Hellstern, Jan (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

    How our nursery school group defeated the tooth crocodile

    Mika, Charlotte, Emile, Nina and Frieda are all in the Octopus Group at nursery school, so that all stick together, of course. After all, wild adventures await them there, such as hunting for treasure, fighting the dangerous tooth crocodile or sailing out into the world in a pirate ship. A book straight out of children’s everyday fantasies.

    The wild ones are five friends who have amazing adventures at nursery school. Their stories are told through the eyes of the children – between colourful everyday life and child-like imagination.

    | 4 +

      Zöller, Elisabeth (Author) Kolloch, Brigitte (Author) Czerwenka, Eva (Illustrator) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) Reckers, Sandra (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

      A book about learning to say “No”, being brave and getting along with others
      Being able to express your feelings, admitting that you are frightened and learning to stick to your own opinions – these are all part of growing up and make children self-confident people; people who help and accept help from others, who have the courage to apologize if they have hurt someone, and who can say: Come on, let’s be friends again! These stories show how children can learn to be strong.

      Great read-aloud stories about the important subjects of self-confidence, dealing with feelings, fighting and making up again. For children of 4 and over.
      | 4 +

        Dreller, Christian (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

        New stories for inquisitive kids! Why don’t penguins get cold feet? Can plants talk to each other? And is the sloth really slothful? Answers to these and lots more fascinating children’s questions are best found in a good story, making learning storytime fun. And parents may also find they, too, learn something new at the same time.
        The sequel to the popular book Why are Bananas Curved? is packed 22 fascinating stories that are simply brimming interesting facts.
        | 4 +

          Dreller, Christian (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

          For everyone who wants to know exactly what’s what!
          Children aren’t the only ones who can learn something here! This read-aloud book provides surprising answers to some of the burning questions children ask and playfully imparts knowledge almost by chance. These are just some of the children’s questions the book answers: Why do the stars shine? Where is the wind when it isn’t blowing? Where does the sun go at night? How does the salt get into the sea? How does cheese get its holes? Can fish drown? Why don’t woodpeckers get a headache when they drum? Why do milk teeth fall out? Why do some people have dark skin?
          | 5 +

            Orosz, Susanne (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

            Read-aloud answers to all the clever questions children ask

            Why is it dark at night? Why do we sleep at night? Why are children fascinated by the night but at the same time frightened of the dark? And most importantly, what should we do when children bombard us with an unending stream of questions? This book answers the questions children ask most often about night-time and darkness in child-appropriate read-aloud stories from which older children can also learn.

            Where is the Sun at Night? Read-aloud Stories for Inquisitive Children playfully packaged information in read-aloud stories, idea for children of four and over.
            | 4 +

              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 +

                Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Orosz, Susanne (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

                Why, why? Ask, and you’ll get an answer!

                Why are guinea pigs called pigs? Why do glow worms glow? And why do we get goose bumps? Who’s able to give a spontaneous answer to these children’s questions anyway? Thank goodness that there are always new volumes in this bestselling series of expert knowledge packed into read-aloud stories that fascinate and delight us adults, too.

                Over 165,000 copies of the series sold (October 2019) | 5 +

                  Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

                  Celebrating the 10th anniversary of our popular Question Book series

                  Why don't sharks have to go to the dentist? Why don't penguins get cold feet? Where is the wind, when it's not blowing? Children are never shy about asking questions. Adults, however, are not always quite so forthcoming with the answers – not least as they don't always know them! However, these clever and amusing stories will help to plug the gaps. | 5 +

                    Orosz, Susanne (Author) Kawamura, Yayo (Illustrator)

                    Hard to believe: tomatoes really do grow from tiny, green balls. There’s a wonder pill called “pea”, and home-made pasta can sometimes look just like shoe laces. These fascinating real-aloud stories with cookery tips and interesting background information make young listeners eager to try cooking and baking themselves, and even growing their own food – making learning about food great fun! | 4 +

                      Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

                      Does a millipede really have a thousand feet? Why doesn’t it hurt when you have your hair cut? And how does the rain get into the clouds? This book playfully answers 19 questions children often ask. That’s because this is not a knowledge book as such, but a truly wonderful storybook that is sure to teach the adults who read them aloud one or two new things. A new book in the popular series: Fascinating facts woven into child-appropriate stories with beautiful illustrations by Heike Vogel. | 4 +

                        Fiedler-Tresp, Sonja (Author) Sohr, Daniel (Illustrator)

                        For all train fans, young and not so young! Mary travels on an ICE train, Leo goes on an outing with his nursery school and visits the railway mission, and Christian takes a train trip with a real steam engine.
                        The many colour pictures make these varied stories even more appealing to small children.
                        You can look at them together and read them aloud.
                        | 4 +

                          Schütze, Andrea (Author) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator)

                          Short stories about big emotions! How is a small child supposed to know that it’s perfectly all right to be furious now and again? Or how to cope with fear or know how it feels to be happy? Children have not yet learnt to name their feelings, but they experience them all the more acutely for all that. With great sensitivity, Maluna author Andrea Schütze tells of the tumultuous world of emotions and provides entertaining explanations almost in passing.

                          Fifteen stories about happiness, anger, pride and fear that turn information into entertaining read-aloud stories containing sensitive explanations and child-appropriate illustrations!
                          | 4 +

                            Schütze, Andrea (Author) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator)

                            Where does the fluff inside Daddy’s tummy button come from? Is pee always yellow? And why do I start to feel sick when I’m excited? These and other fascinating children’s questions can best be answered in a good story. In the latest volume of ellermann question books, everything revolves around our body. It’s sure to hold quite a few facts even parents didn’t know before.

                            New questions from the popular “Why” series: hard facts woven into entertaining read-aloud stories – that’s how funny and fascinating our body can be.
                            | 4 +

                              von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

                              A read-aloud book with a clever twist. The children turn the pointer on the wheel and wherever it stops, that’s the story to be read. And even the smallest children will quickly find the simple pictures in the table of contents. The 20 stories vary in length and feature popular topics, like pirates and princesses, animals, holidays, knights and football.
                              Extra: a movable pointer on the cover.
                              A read-aloud book with a built-in game.
                              | 4 +

                                Die Krickelkrakels (Author) Die Krickelkrakels (Illustrator)

                                Scrawls and scribbles, creative card fun to colour in!

                                How will the birthday cake look when the confectioner has added his finishing touch, a cherry. Who’s peeping out from the flowers in the summer meadow? Who would you send the card with the hairy monster sitting at the dining table to? Thirty postcards to finish colouring – for all sorts of occasions and for everyone you would like to give pleasure to. For artists old and young – and ideal for children who would like to send a homemade greeting to their grandparents, uncles, aunts and parents!

                                The latest fun from the successful scrawls and scribbles artists: 30 postcards to finish colouring. Individual greetings for grandmas, grandpas, uncles, aunts and all your friends.
                                | 4 +

                                  Wich, Henriette (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

                                  Life is never dull for tiny tots. There’s always something going on. In the daytime, they have to rescue their cuddly bunny from the washing machine and in the evening, Firewoman Feli rescues the sandman’s sack from the flames.
                                  This story book for children of two and over is divided into two sections: one with stories about playing and laughing and one with stories about falling asleep and dreaming.
                                  | 24 months +

                                    Breitenöder, Julia (Author) Walter, Naeko (Illustrator)

                                    What’s the point of waiting for a charming prince to come and rescue you? None at all, as far as Princess Maya is concerned! Surely she can deal with that obnoxious band of robbers herself. And little fairy Hella also has a mind of her own and refuses to let a few big drops of rain spoil her fairy dance.
                                    20 exciting stories, none of them more than three, five, or eight minutes long, for all girls who love pink but are wild at heart.

                                    Over 45,000 copies of the previous volumes sold.
                                    | 3 +

                                      Loske, Judith (Illustrator)

                                      This very special picture book assembles four of the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tales about princesses. For every fairy tale, there’s a double page where the reader can quickly read up on what the fairy tale is about. On the following three double pages, the fairy tales are then told without words, so that even the very youngest fairy tale fans can enjoy them to the full, while adults get to see the stories from an entirely new perspective. | 4 +

                                        Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Gebhard, Wilfried (Illustrator)

                                        A fabulous journey across Europe - Dimiter Inkiov takes his readers on an amazing journey!
                                        His fascinating stories from the distant past take them from Scandinavia, England and Germany all the way to Greece and tell of Robin Hood, William Tell, Siegfried and the Dragon and the Golem. Full of suspense and humour and retold especially for children by Dimiter Inkiov with lots of colourful and amusing illustrations by Wilfried Gebhard. | 5 +

                                          Jelden, Carolin (Author) Scharnberg, Stefanie (Illustrator)

                                          Look out, here comes the read-aloud adventure for older children.

                                          “The Hill Racers, that’s us. Out of the way, this is where we play!” There’s never a dull moment with the Hill Racers. So it’s lucky for Ricki that after having to make the “stupid move” to a big new town with his family, he has made friends so quickly in this little gang. Together, they experience all kinds of exciting things, mostly water bomb fights and Halloween pumpkin races against the “Dry Paddler Stream Pirates gang”. Who knows what other (read-aloud) adventures await readers here?

                                          The Hill Racers: The name stands for exciting gang fun; authentic, mischievous characters and stories of friendship, self-confidence and courage – just right for reading aloud to older children of six and over.
                                          | 6 +

                                            Wich, Henriette (Author) Niessen, Susan (Author) Janßen, Rike (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) Weber, Mathias (Illustrator) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator) Hennig, Dirk (Illustrator) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator) | further

                                            One child, one card, one story! This lovingly designed box containing 16 individual sturdy board story cards makes story time even more playful for tiny tots because they can each pick out the card with the story they want to hear. To read aloud, look at, play with and talk about.

                                            Story time with a difference: Individual story cards perfect for the tiny hands of children from the age of 2 upwards, in a high-quality box made of sturdy board!
                                            | 24 months +

                                              Weber, Susanne (Author) Walter, Naeko (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

                                              A new series of read-aloud books with the little fox as reading ambassador:
                                              - For children aged from 3 to 5
                                              - Introduction and afterword by the fox
                                              - Strong reading routine
                                              - Most popular topics

                                              It’s the first time that Ben is being allowed to spend the night at his friend Deniz’s. It’s ever so exciting! Bela has loads of fun with his babysitter, Barbara. And how does a little ghost spend the evening? We also find out how Sophie finds a little bed that’s just right for Choco, her cat. These fun-filled goodnight stories conjure up cosy bedtime moments.

                                              | 3 +

                                                Dreller, Christian (Author) Oertel, Katrin (Illustrator)

                                                You could knock me over with a feather! Many of our sayings sound really funny. Twenty-two super read-aloud stories along with some very funny illustrations explain to the young listeners why things are sometimes all Greek to us or we have a screw loose. Everyone can learn something new here, not just children!

                                                •\x09The book tells 22 exciting stories connected with questions frequently asked by children.
                                                •\x09Amusing, colourful pictures by Katrin Oertel
                                                •\x09The stories are particularly good for reading aloud.
                                                | 4 +

                                                  Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Gehrmann, Katja (Illustrator)

                                                  Hercules lives on earth as a human being, but his father is a god, the great Zeus. In order to become immortal like his father, Hercules must perform 12 difficult tasks. He fights the Nemean Lion, steals the apples of the Hesperides and even holds up the sky on his shoulders. What a hero! | 6 +

                                                    Orosz, Susanne (Author) Scharnberg, Stefanie (Illustrator)

                                                    What a colourful country we live in! This book gives us a better understanding of the people who have come to us from other countries. The stories are set in Germany and describe, among other things, the Iranian festival Sizdah Bedar, Afghan fast breaking, and Senegalese drumming. All 20 stories have been carefully researched by experts, and show how valuable and enriching these different cultures can be to our own way of life.

                                                    Topical subject: living alongside people from around the world.
                                                    | 5 +

                                                      von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Worms, Ina (Illustrator)

                                                      Pets, wild animals, soft toy animals, sock animals: they are all here! The little brown bear is not in the mood for hibernating, cuddly toy pig Emma is playing pranks, Luna, the little owl, is learning to fly, and the princess and the pirate girl both long for the same: to have a pet of their own.

                                                      A wonderful, interactive book for children of four and over. It comes with plenty of ideas for games, questions, craft suggestions, picture quizzes, and read-aloud tips for adults.
                                                      | 4 +

                                                        Grimm, Sandra (Author) Oertel, Katrin (Illustrator)

                                                        Go on, have a go! Don’t be afraid, give it a try! Sharing these ten stories about young heroes and their great deeds, especially with all the many activity suggestions they contain, the young listeners immediately want to have a go at something they have always wanted to do but never dared to. A book full of discoveries to be made, stories to tell and things to do.

                                                        Give it a try! Stories all about courage, with many creative suggestions for games, handicrafts and joining in.
                                                        | 4 +

                                                          Haentjes-Holländer, Dorothee (Author) Korntheuer, Astrid (Illustrator)

                                                          When Oscar Mouse pinches a bag of sweets from Lucy the cat, it’s the beginning of a wild chase through mountains, mazes and forests. And there are lots of surprises to spot before the pair make up again beneath the Sweets Tree, including fish made from towel holders and clothes-peg plants. In a nutshell, this book is teeming with everyday objects in amazing guises for children to spot.
                                                          This slightly different discovery picture book uses objects from everyday life to create fantastical worlds.

                                                          -\x09The discovery picture book with a difference
                                                          -\x09Reflects current upcycling and DIY trends
                                                          -\x09Creates fantastical worlds with objects from daily life.
                                                          | 4 +

                                                            Dietl, Erhard (Author) Schöne, Christoph (Illustrator)

                                                            Creative play with the Ogglies! It’s just Oggly-crazy what can be found on the rubbish tip! The Ogglies have long known that you can make great use of all the lovely old stuff: cheesy-feet slippers, for instance. And because DIY and upcycling are all the rage these days, the Ogglies pass on some amazing tips that are child’s play to follow.

                                                            Affectionately illustrated instructions describe every single step in detail. Ideal for one creative pair of hands or for the entire family. These tips make it great fun to play with the Ogglies!
                                                            | 8 +

                                                              Hammerle, Nina (Author) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator)

                                                              What a neighbourhood! The wild and wonderful house in the clouds is still swathed in darkness, but each time we pass from one side to the next, a window lights up. And behind each window, there is a new inhabitant with a story to discover. As well as the UFO dachshund Poldi, for instance, we have Irving Clevercloggs, who’s busily counting peas, Dick and Harry, some bouncing bears and Finn’s wife, who’s an astronaut.

                                                              Whimsical, tongue-in-cheek, wonderfully wacky: Nina Hammerle’s HOUSE IN THE CLOUDS introduces children to the joys of discovery and has them returning to look at the pages again and again - and to laugh their heads off.
                                                              | 4 +

                                                                Breitenöder, Julia (Author) Grimm, Sandra (Author) von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Arold, Marliese (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator) Walter, Naeko (Illustrator) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator) Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator) | further

                                                                Just five minutes more please! And as soon as the little pyjama listeners have heard these bedtime adventures about princesses, fairies and pirates, they quickly close their eyes and fall asleep. And no wonder, since five minutes is just the right amount of time for little ones to drop off to sleep, especially as these stories are perfect for dreaming.
                                                                This collection consists of 22 popular five-minute stories from the read-aloud series of Three-Five-Eight-Minute Stories.
                                                                | 3 +

                                                                  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 +

                                                                    von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Kunkel, Daniela (Illustrator)

                                                                    Perfect for young history fans: here come some delightful adventures for kiddies to join in on. While Mummy or Daddy reads the story aloud, there are also lots of activities for the children. Colourful symbols in the book clearly show where there’s a story to read, a picture with hidden elements or an activity for the children to get involved in. And best of all, the main characters in all of the stories are children’s favourites: princess, fairy, mermaid and many more besides.

                                                                    The new interactive concept with reading tips at the end of the book fosters language skill and is lots of fun. Age-appropriate conversation ideas, questions and puzzles encourage readers and their young listeners to take a hand in the stories themselves. | 4 +

                                                                      Ameling, Anne (Author) Hardt, Iris (Illustrator)

                                                                      Magical minutes with fabulous creatures

                                                                      The perfect length for any storytelling occasion: three minutes about moonlight-eating Moon Moomins? Or a five-minute journey to the kingdom of the Tuber Trolls who long to ride unicorns? Or pay an eight-minute visit to the magical plant pot dwarves? This story book is simply teeming with whimsical texts full of enchanting ideas and magical creatures.

                                                                      With Three-Five-Eight-Minute Stories about Dragons and Unicorns, children of three and over will find all their favourite magical characters in a single volume.

                                                                      Book 7 in the richly and colourfully illustrated hit series – more than 85,000 copies sold!
                                                                      | 3 +

                                                                        Richert, Katja (Author) Pricken, Stephan (Illustrator)

                                                                        Once upon a time … fairy-tale hilarious!

                                                                        Here’s a book to make you laugh your crown off! In this popular activity and read-aloud series, children can guess, search and be creative when they encounter dragons spewing soap bubbles, students of magic banned from performing spells, and lookalike princes, who would rather play tricks on the whole court than save a princess. A kingdom for one more story.

                                                                        This book is for children who love fairy tales retold in modern style, with 10 fairy-tale stories for activities and having fun, full of ideas and stimulating suggestions for craftwork and games.
                                                                        | 4 +

                                                                          Baltscheit, Martin (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

                                                                          Frog or King, That is the Question!

                                                                          Fox and Wild Boar were really expecting the mayfly, but who’s this climbing out of the water? A frog, and it actually claims to be a king – or to be exact, their king. King Frog proceeds to demand a palace, freshly grilled flies and absolute obedience. He even makes the pair build a wall to keep out the stork, which, he claims, is a sorcerer. Will the two best friends the forest has ever seen be taken in by this self-crowned king?

                                                                          Following the success of his children’s book ONLY A DAY, Martin Baltscheit has now come up with another masterpiece featuring Wild Boar and Fox

                                                                          The subjects of populism, society based on lies, and manipulation are merrily tackled here with charm and humour as well as depth

                                                                          Great philosophy for small readers, warm-heartedly illustrated by Sabine Büchner.

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