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Fiedler-Tresp, Sonja (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

The joy a baby brings! It’s very exciting when a new brother or sister arrives. To start with, the new baby is really tiny, but still it can yell pretty loudly sometimes. Luckily, there’s a big brother who can help bath the baby or push the pram and also sing very loudly so that the baby starts laughing again. Isn’t it great to be a big brother?!

What a lovely present to bring brand-newbig brothers. There’s space on the cover for a personal dedication.
| 24 months +

Grimm, Sandra (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

What happens when a new baby arrives? Good ideas for “new brothers and sisters”
Lena thinks her new brother has a great life. Mummy is always carrying him. She can hardly ever pick Lena up anymore and also has less time to read to her and play with her. Luckily, Lena comes up with lots of good ideas: she paints a picture while Mummy is nursing her brother, she and Mummy push the pram together, and every day there’s a Mummy-and-Lena time that’s reserved especially for them.
| 24 months +

Maar, Paul (Author) Schmidt, Cordula (Illustrator)

Children’s everyday lives! Funny, exciting and full of surprises! It’s often not so easy to be a big sister! That, at least, is how Christine feels when Hanna is again copying everything she does. And Jacob, whose mother is getting married again, would really prefer not to have a new brother. Paul Maar’s amusing, yet profound stories deal with the commonplace and at the same time extraordinary experiences of children who, though they go to the same school, still all have a story of their own. And that is exactly what’s so much fun: suddenly you discover characters in a story that you have already read about! Eleven interwoven stories taken from school and family life – suitable for teaching purposes. | 11 +

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

Four brothers and one pet – learning to read made fun

“We need a pet!” Bertie’s brothers decide. A shame that the money in Bertie’s piggy-bank will only stretch to a crayfish called Eddie. What’s anyone supposed to do with a crayfish? Bertie, however, finds Eddie super-cool. He looks fantastic with his red claws. But his brothers find it too boring just to watch Eddie. Eddie needs to have an adventure. But how’s it going to end for Eddie? Bertie simply has to save him! | 6 +

Weger, Nina (Author) Schöffmann-Davidov, Eva (Illustrator)

“Sometimes, when I was lying in bed at night, I would imagine that Julius was gliding through the depths of the ocean like an enormous whale.“

Do we have the right to make decisions about someone else’s life? And how are we to know what is right or wrong if we can’t ask them? Blake’s older brother Julius is in a coma; the family has to make a decision and is on the verge of breaking apart. So what now? Blake’s friend Martha wants to ask the Pope. Surely he must know what to do in a case like this … They secretly rob their piggy banks, steal a credit card and set out on an adventurous trip to Rome to find an answer and save Blake’s family.

A uniquely sensitive and wonderful story about life.

With this courageous book, Nina Weger creates a reading experience that hovers between tears and laughter, profoundly serious and yet with a fine sense of comedy and an inspiring message: live life to the full and always try to look on the bright side of things.
| 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 +

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

Our new cult character “Berti” – now for beginning readers

Could anything be more exciting than a child’s first day at school? Hardly. But Berti’s first day surpasses them all. To start with, the whole family wakes up so late that Berti can’t even change out of his pyjamas before setting off for school. Then his daddy drives like a madman, which does not amuse the police, at all. Berti can’t count on his big brother, and a sprint to school turns into a wild chase. Will Berti make it to school on time? And what about his first-day-of-school cone filled with treats and presents?

The secret hero of the family: Little Berti

Fast-paced action and lots of humour

Charmingly illustrated by Nikolai Renger | 6 +

Funke, Cornelia (Author) Meyer, Kerstin (Illustrator)

Sometimes Ben looks after his sister – and sometimes it’s the other way round! When Ben wakes up in the morning, he is often a wild wolf or a knight. After all, he’s got to protect his big sister from all the wicked monsters and damsel thieves! But when it’s dark, in the evening and at night, Ben thinks it’s wonderful to have a big, strong sister! | 4 +

Schulze, Marc-Alexander (Illustrator)

What happens when sweet porridge grows bigger and bigger? When Hansel and Gretel lose their way in the woods? Or Rumplestiltskin tries to claim the queen’s daughter? Of course, the children’s eyes grow large and round as they wait eagerly for the happy ending. This fascinating compendium of the wonderful stories collected by the Brothers Grimm will delight young and old with enchantingly beautiful pictures.

Affectionately illustrated compendium for all the family. Grimm’s original fairy tales, with a linen spine and bookmark ribbon.
| 4 +

Livanios, Eleni (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

Wonderfully thick and with a host of illustrations – that’s what makes this compendium of fairy tales such fun, even for young children of three and over. This picture-book treasury contains ten of the most popular fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm:
Sleeping Beauty
Hansel and Gretel
Snow White
Cinderella
The Frog King
Rumpelstiltskin
The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids
Rapunzel
Mother Holle
| 3 +

Grimm, Jacob und Wilhelm (Author) Schulze, Marc-Alexander (Illustrator)

Twenty-five in One Fell Swoop

Straight from “the old times when a wish could still make a difference” comes this marvellous compendium of Grimms’ fairy tales, with the Frog Prince and Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, the Bremen Town Musicians, Little Red Riding Hood, Rumplestiltskin and altogether 25 of the best-loved fairy tales. With child-appropriate illustrations, this is a beautiful picture book that’s great for reading aloud.

A fairy-tale treasury for the whole family

A perennial favourite in the read-aloud segment

Magically and lavishly illustrated | 5 +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Bruder, Elli (Illustrator)

Look, there’s an elves’ house in our Christmas tree.

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 +

Nahrgang, Frauke (Author) Schulte, Susanne (Illustrator)

Little brothers and sisters can really get on your nerves sometimes. Big brothers and sisters always want to be boss or they don’t have any time to play at all because they’ve got homework. But children soon forget all about their arguments – because together they can do so much more – and have lots more fun, too … | 4 +

Parciak, Monika (Illustrator)

There are already countless anthologies of Grimm fairy tales in print – but often they feature the original texts, which are too difficult for younger children to understand. This special book offers readers the chance to tell the fairy tales in their own words. And the children can also easily retell each story with the help of the pictures. Animal fairy tales told in pictures, delightfully illustrated and ideal for children of 3 and over. | 3 +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator)

Little Matilda can hardly wait for her baby brother to come out of Mummy’s tummy at long last. But when Finn finally arrives, Matilda is surprised to find that the baby can’t even play with her yet! This and other heart-warming stories of many different real-life family situations make this a delightful story book for young children of two and over. | 24 months +

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 +

Naoura, Salah (Author) Wünsch, Dorota (Illustrator)

"The day I scored an own goal twice in an E-youth friendly was the day my parents decided they wanted a second child. Preferably a second son, said Dad.”
Anton, 9 years old, corrector of fairy tales and narrator of this amusing family story doesn’t have an easy time of it. Luckily for him, Dilip joins his family as his adoptive brother. Dilip comes from India and he’s already a brilliant physicist – well not quite yet. But at least he doesn’t have a chance of a career in football, either. But it takes a big bang for Anton’s family to finally settle into place.
A wonderful family story: warm-hearted, funny and a little bit crazy, too!
| 8 +

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

Little brothers are the nastiest things in the world, Anna thinks. But big sisters aren’t always what you would expect them to be, if you can believe Olli. Anna is nearly seven and in year one at school. Olli isn’t even four yet and has only just started nursery school. He doesn’t know anything about numbers and letters and things like that. All he knows is how to get on his big sister’s nerves – by secretly eating the chocolate out of the advent calendar, or wanting to join in when she’s dressing up with her friends. Then Mummy is always on his side. It’s quite obvious that Mummy loves Olli better. That’s not how Olli sees it, though. He’s never allowed to be in the room he shares with Anna when she’s playing with her friends, and she never gives him any of her sweets, either. No wonder Olli sometimes has to kick her. Then Mummy always scolds him. It’s quite obvious that Mummy loves Anna better. Sometimes, though, big sisters and little brothers can also be quite useful: like when it gets dark and there are dangerous robbers all over the place … | 4 +

Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Reiner, Walter (Illustrator) Reiner, Traudl (Illustrator)

When it comes to sibling pranks, it never rains but it pours

Swapping piggy banks on the sly? Training flees (and letting them escape)? Feeding ponies with straw hats? Klara and her brother are never at a loss for a trick to play. That’s hardly surprising because siblings spend lots of time with each other – it’s like having friends who are always there. You can come up with the most delightful pranks, like tasting the cake mum’s just baked and going back for more for so long that you might as well just finish it off.

Dimiter Inkiow’s brother-and-sister classic

With three previously unpublished stories

Series with over 100,000 copies sold
| 5 +

Schreiber, Chantal (Author) Pricken, Stephan (Illustrator)

The unicorn craze? Totally pathetic! says Kurt.

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 +

Elli Bruder
Elli Bruder wurde 1980 in der Pfalz geboren und hat schon als kleines Mädchen gerne gezeichnet. Nach einem Studium im sozialen Bereich und einigen Jahren in Schottland , studierte sie Grafik Design. Seither arbeitet sie als Illustratorin für verschiedene Kinderbuchverlage. Elli Bruder lebt in Norddeutschland, zusammen mit ihrem Mann und einem Stall voller Tiere.