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

Two sisters leap down after a spindle and end up falling into a well, where they land in Mother Hulda’s kingdom. There, they are instructed to shake apples from a tree, to take loaves out of an oven and to help Mother Hulda make the beds. While the one sister goes about her work cheerfully and diligently, the other is grumpy and lazy. In the end, each receives fitting compensation for her work.

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Uebach, Evelyn (Author)

Deeply hurt by Robin’s betrayal, Vicky turns her back on Saya North. But she can’t forget Robin. Torn between longing and a craving for revenge, she forges a plan, with Clea of all people, to finally discover the truth about Robin and his mother’s mysterious death. This necessarily means getting closer to Robin again and Vicky starts to have doubts. What if his feelings for her were genuine after all? | 14 +

Uebach, Evelyn (Author) Kopainski, Alexander (Illustrator)

Vicky has never seen her best friend like this before. When Blanche receives a threatening letter, she feels the carpet is being pulled from under her feet. The sender is Robin Dorville, no less, the ruler of one of the mightiest glamour societies in the country. He’s a power-hunger character, arrogant and good-looking. How on earth can she reach him? His society, known as “Saya North”, is currently in crisis because Robin is seeking his future regent-consort, or “First Harmony”. As the woman at his side, she will become one of the most powerful women in the country. Desperate as Vicky is, she applies – under a pseudonym – to become Robin’s First Harmony. She is actually accepted as a candidate and soon finds herself caught up in a world of glittering parties, jealousy and intrigue as dark as it’s glamorous between the candidates and thrilling dates with Robin. But when she hears of a mysterious case of murder in the past, her whole world is turned upside down.

Love, hate and intrigue: Surrender to the glamour society and you will never be free of it again!

Star potential: Gossip Girl meets Selection meets Pretty little Liars
-\x09A plot entirely without fantasy, a setting worthy of glossy magazines
-\x09Friend or foe, love or hate? Big emotions and even bigger intrigues
Book 2 will be coming out in February 2019: Glamour Girl - Poisonous Truth
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Hegner, Regina (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator)

Everything’s at stake this time – they just have to win the Cup! Ben, the Hollerbush Red and Whites’s star striker, is on top form. He’s unbeatable – well almost, that is. Maurice, the new boy, is fast, agile and never misses a shot. Seven goals in one game! Not even Ben has ever managed to score that many. Maurice is a great piece of luck for the club. And he’s really nice and helpful, too. In fact, everybody thinks he’s the best thing since sliced bread – except for Ben. The trouble is, the more Ben resents Maurice, the worse he plays. He even misses a dead-cert penalty – a pass from just one metre away, and also ends up not only losing every duel but even his shorts. And the big Cup match is coming closer all the time… | 3 +

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

Eleni Zabini tells her gently modernised version of the Brothers Grimm’s famous fairy tale with a slight change of emphasis and in a style appropriate for children. | 3 +

Schmid, Thomas (Author)

Butterfly tum! Of friendship and first love – the special film edition “Stupid Cap!” That’s how Oliver greets Martin when he joins the new class after moving house. Martin caught Oliver stealing and gave him away by mistake – no wonder Oliver doesn’t have a good word to say for him. But Martin’s thoughts are far more taken up with Silke, who has really turned his head. Sadly, it seems she already has a boyfriend – Oliver, of all people! Johannes Schmid, winner of the film award Der goldene Spatz, filmed Thomas Schmid’s young adult novel debut with the German big-screen stars Inka Friedrich, Andreas Hoppe and Inga Busch. With colour photos from the film. | 12 +

Götz, Andreas (Author) Schürmann, Kerstin (Illustrator)

How many intrigues can a friendship survive?
Loner Conni is convinced there’s no such thing as friendship! And he’s dead set on proving it to the Bad Boys and the Little Bitches by splitting them up from the inside. He knows the four friends’ weaknesses and involves one after the other in secret actions designed to show him up us as a completely self-centred hypocrite. Conni’s plan seems to be working, but when Lizzy suddenly has an accident and her friends risk their lives to save her, the true meaning of friendship becomes clear. Conni realises his mistake and has to apologise.

A fascinating web of intrigues and lies – for all fans of the TV series “13 Reasons Why.” Secrets and the dark side of human nature straight from the daily life of the target audience.
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Haberstock, Meike (Author) Haberstock, Meike (Illustrator)

The Right Honourable Victoria FitzQuirk is new in Anton’s class – and she really thinks she’s something. That doesn’t stop John from falling madly in love with her, and Marie also lets herself be “persuaded” into being her friend. Only Karl and Michael want to have nothing to do with the stuck-up newcomer. And what about Anton? He comes up with a super idea for a pancake-eating competition to bring everyone together.
Meike Haberstock’s An Anton for Life offers child-appropriate philosophical answers full of humour and charm to the big questions of this world.

With many, many pictures and perfect for reading aloud or for children to read to themselves.
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Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator)

If only it were Monday again at last! What a stupid Sunday, eleven-year-old Freddy thinks to herself. Tomorrow is the first day back at school after the holidays, her satchel isn’t packed yet and her report not yet signed, her big sister, Mia, is being her usual mean self and their father is totally preoccupied with cooking. A day like this almost makes school seem like something to look forward to! But next morning, the unbelievable happens: when Freddy wakes up, it’s Sunday again! And that happens over and over again, every day. After the first shock, she begins to discover the good things about this crazy time loop. But there’s only one thing Freddy really wants: for Monday to come round at last! A funny, exciting and imaginative story. Crazy time loop – great subject for a children’s book! | 10 +

Rose, Barbara (Author) Ishida, Naeko (Illustrator)

Rosalie is jealous of her little sister. Flo is always sitting on Daddy’s lap, and even Yokkel, Rosalie’s best friend, is mad about Flo. One day, when Rosalie is sleeping over at Nikki and her five sisters’ house, she notices how nice it can be to have brothers or sisters. And she starts to wonder whether she and Flo could be so close? A short while later, at the Fairy School’s Great Blossom Festival to which family members are invited, Flo charms everyone. Can she win Rosalie’s heart, too?

Book 5 in the magical Fairy School series, with delightful, richly detailed illustrations by Naeko Ishida.

Bestselling combination: cheeky protagonist plus the top girls’ topic, fairies.

Fanciful illustrations and texts children can read for themselves.
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Maar, Paul (Author) Maar, Paul (Illustrator)

Wish dot emergency!

The Sat gives Mr Pocketbeer a very precious present for his birthday: a very last wish dot. But what does Mr Pocketbeer go and do with it? He makes a wish for the wrong thing, of course - namely, a Sat for his pesky neighbour, Mrs Redcabbage. And straight away, there’s a second Sat sitting at their dining table! It is scarily well behaved, but it poses a huge challenge for the Pocketbeer Sat!

At last: a Sat read-aloud book by Paul Maar, written especially for younger children! Perfect preparation for the iconic Sat books and super for reading aloud!
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Maar, Paul (Author) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator)

Sometimes Mr Pocketbeer is far from sure whether it really was the best of all wishes to have the Sat live with him forever. After all, the Sat has lost all the dots on his face and can no longer grant wishes. All he is now is impertinent and greedy. And the fact that Mr Pocketbeer has fallen in love naturally doesn’t please the Sat at all. If only he still had some dots! But it’s not so easy at all this time, and in the end, everything turns out quite differently – with the dots and so on. In any case, Mr Pocketbeer finds himself in some pretty mad, chaotic situations until his heart’s desire is finally fulfilled and he manages, with the Sat’s help, to make another, this time final step towards independence.

Another classic in the Sat series with new colour illustrations by the successful artist duo Paul Maar and Nina Dulleck. At once timeless and modern, with lots of humour in aid of greater open-mindedness and tolerance. | 7 +

Kleine Bornhorst, Lena (Author) Gadermann, Jan (Illustrator)

Playing together – Mats & Frida show how it’s done! Mats is playing with his railway engine. Frida wants it, too, but he won’t let her have it. Then Mats goes and knocks down Frida’s tower. It’s only when Frida tells Mats she’s not playing with him any more that he changes his mind. | 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 +

Matysiak, Mascha (Author) Staisch, Wolfgang (Illustrator)

Heartache or Happy Ending?

Mimi is so madly in love with Chris that her stomach seems to have thousands of butterflies fluttering around in it. The only problem is that Chris lives at the other end of Germany. Will their romance last even if she only sees her boyfriend in the holidays? Everything would be so much easier if it weren’t for her stupid jealousy! But somehow all the other girls seem to know Chris far better than she does …
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Scheerer, Jana (Author)

Girls Gourmets Guerilla Going-on
Pia’s life is pretty busy just now. Ever since her friend Georgia has been obsessed with the idea of starting a guerilla restaurant in the school basement, all her time has been taken up with filming the goings-on on her video camera and uploading it onto YouTube. To start with, her other friends, Anke, Paula and Julie, aren’t really keen on the idea of wielding a wooden spoon, but when their culinary efforts are appreciated and Pia starts seeing hearts whenever the caretaker’s son is around, the whole thing seems to be a win-win affair. At least, that is, until horrid Valeska shows her claws and looks like exposing the whole project…

Jana Scheerer’s story of a friendship and an unusual idea are woven into a book that is fun-packed and so gripping it’s hard to put down.

A crazy plan and chaotic cooks in a tumultuous story of ups and downs that has a happy ending.
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Bertram, Rüdiger (Author) Schulmeyer, Heribert (Illustrator)

Warm heart, big mouth!
Freda Fractious, ready for anything! Anna is seven and sometimes a little shy. When she receives an invitation to Marie’s birthday party, she isn’t sure whether or not to be pleased. Freda, Anna’s rag doll, on the other had, has absolutely no doubts that birthdays are super! You see, nothing intimidates Freda. She’s self-confident, rebellious and impudent, and so it’s sometimes quite good that only Anna can hear the kinds of things Freda comes out with all day long.

With its many colour illustrations, this top title from the successful COOLMAN duo is ideal for beginning readers!

The perfect female counterpart to COOLMAN – with ordinary life and a good pinch of anarchy making an ideal mix.
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Fürk-Hochradl, Doris (Author) Hauptmann, David B. (Illustrator)

Helena thinks she must be dreaming: her host family lives right on the Champs-Élysées, the famous Parisian boulevard! The only hitch is that they are far too busy to go shopping with her. So it’s pretty cool that she gets to know cute André straight away, and he is only too happy to show her the City of Love. What she doesn’t suspect is that her exchange partner, Fabienne, also has her eye on André … | 13 +

Hasselbusch, Birgit (Author)

Ex Trouble, Tactics, Triumph
Everything's going wrong for 13-year-old Pia just now. Not only has Nick, her boyfriend, finished with her, but her father has just fallen head over heels in love! And before she knows it, Dad's new flame is moving in and bringing Philip, her son, with her. Pia immediately writes off the unwanted addition to the family as a complete idiot, of course. But when Pia ends up in her school’s musical project group with Philipp and Nick, she suddenly discovers that having a new brother can be quite practical. Because with Philipp, who's in the year above her, she can make Nick really jealous…
Full of situation comedy and witty repartee, Birgit Hasselbusch’s novel is all about first-time romance and heartache – and why it is always good to have an ace up your sleeve if you want to win the Jack of Hearts.
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