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Munck, Hedwig (Illustrator) Munck, Hedwig (Author)

The Little King really should have been fast asleep long ago. But he isn’t even a little bit tired! What on earth should he do? Count sheep? No, the Little King would rather go back into the kitchen to check on the delicious pudding he and his friends cooked earlier on. He tries one small spoonful and then another… And suddenly his animal friends turn up in the kitchen, too. Of course, they all want a taste, as well. And before you can count to three, they have finished the bowl. But the pudding seems to be a slumber-inducing pudding because very soon the Little King and his friends are very, very tired and say “goodnight”.

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Schindler, Anna (Author) Kubalek, Kerstin (Illustrator)

What really makes people happy.

“Only when you hold the moon in your hands will you be happy,” is what the fortune teller predicted for the king. So he sends all his servants out to catch the moon for him. But in the end, it’s little Turi who shows the king what true happiness is. And this heart-warming story shows us all that it’s the little things that make life worth living.
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Niessen, Susan (Author) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator)

Erik, the little Viking, simply cannot fall asleep, even though he really does try everything. To help him get to sleep, his grandfather sends him on a journey to Wallahalla. Along the way, Erik meets several sleepless animals for which counting sheep and all the other remedies actually do work. What a good thing that after all his many adventures, Erik has now grown very, very tired.
Children and adults alike will enjoy the wonderfully touching story of Erik, the little Viking. With amusing and imaginative illustrations by Nina Hammerle.
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Niessen, Susan (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

Shut your eyes and enjoy the story.
The moon would love to be able to lie in a bed for a change, and Basti can actually fly in his! On the other hand, falling asleep in it is sometimes not so easy. At least that’s what the little duckling thinks. And he’s not the only one. That’s why, when our tiny tots climb into their bed, there’s nothing better than a goodnight story to help them snuggle down and drift off to dreamland.

Goodnight stories for the very youngest, divided into short chapters with double-page illustrations – ideal for the bedtime reading ritual.
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Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator)

Come along and meet the Indian children. Chief Strong Bear is trying without success to catch a wild horse. When the Indian girl Gentle Cloud walks up to the white mustang, Strong Bear can hardly believe his eyes! Can the little girl really tame the big horse? The two Indian boys Sly Fox and Little Deer are determined to send smoke signals but sadly don’t know exactly how to go about it. And that’s why their smoke messages cause quite some confusion amongst the Indians… | 4 +

Raab, Brigitte (Author) Olten, Manuela (Illustrator)

What’s the best way to sleep? Upside down, on one leg or in your own bed?

When the little girl simply cannot fall asleep, her mother tells her how each of the animals go to sleep: the leopard in a tree, the bat hanging upside down, the stork on one leg and the fish even does it with its eyes open. But what’s the best way for children to go to sleep? Perhaps it would help to if they simply tried it out? Or is your own bed the best place after all?

-\x09A delightful goodnight book from the picture-book dream team Raab and Olten
-\x09Original, amusing and brimming with animal knowledge!
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Bock, Billy (Illustrator) Muhl, Iris (Author)

Can you see the wonders of the night?

Lottie can’t get to sleep. There are far too many noises keeping her awake in the darkness. Luckily, she’s being allowed to help nice Mrs Nightblue to paint the sky dark tonight. Through the wonder skylights, she can see Madam Cassiopeia loudly banging her spoon as she heats milk for the Milky Way and the Little Dog yelping as he plays tag with the Hare. So that’s where all the noises come from! Now Lottie can finally relax and drift off to sleep. Discover the different constellations with Mummy and Daddy in an imaginative story with beautiful illustrations.

A goodnight story full of poetry.
New: Astronomy for the very young.
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Kleine Bornhorst, Lena (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

Light on, light off! The little bear is already in his cot, when he realises he hasn’t got his cuddly whale. Quickly, turn on the light! There it is. Now baby bear can go to sleep. Light off, goodnight! But no, he’s forgotten something else. Will you turn the light back on for him? Only when he’s also got his comfort blanket, his little car and his dummy in the bed with him can the bear finally fall asleep. Light off, goodnight!

The little ones will be amazed: a board picture book with a built-in light on every page that they can switch on and off themselves!
| 24 months +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Weber, Mathias (Illustrator)

Even little animals feel sleepy in the evening.

Conny, the kangaroo has hiccups and just cannot get off to sleep. And before she goes to sleep, Kitty the kitten wants something to drink, to look for her toy mouse, and then she wants her mummy to sing her a song. And Susi the piglet is wrapped up warm in a blanket of straw because she’s got a temperature. At the end of the story, the baby animals are all asleep – and so are Conny’s hiccups, just like Kitty’s mummy.

When all the Animals Head for Bed is sure to send all young human children happily off to dreamland.
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Steinhöfel, Dirk (Author) Steinhöfel, Dirk (Illustrator)

In search of his lost dream. Overwhelming image worlds for children and adults.

Jacob is a little boy. One day he wakes up to discover that his dream has disappeared. He would like to find it again and sets out on a wonderful journey that takes him all the way to the stars. But the only person who can help him is an old woman who collects all the lost dreams and returns them only when their owners promise never to forget them again. With this picture book, Dirk Steinhöfel has created an artistic masterpiece, as beautiful and lyrical as a dream.

•\x09A magnificent and exceptional portrayal of the child’s perspective and wisdom that’s slumbers inside us all
•\x09A goodnight story full of magic and childlike imagination
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Munck, Hedwig (Author) Munck, Hedwig (Illustrator)

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Munck, Hedwig (Illustrator) Munck, Hedwig (Author)

The Little King is cleaning his teeth before bed when one of his teeth falls out. Is that healthy? Then the Little King remembers that when the Little Princess lost her tooth, the tooth fairy brought her a present. He decides to try that, too. Perhaps he can put even more teeth under his pillow? But where on earth is he going to get them? | 3 +

Rachner, Marina (Illustrator) Gieseler, Corinna (Author)

Sweet dreams! For three-year-olds, each day is full of new impressions and discoveries. Short stories set in the children’s worlds of experience and imagination are very important and help them to settle down and fall asleep at bedtime. They simply snuggle down and slip softly off to dreamland.

A book with wonderful illustrations, ideal for the bedtime story ritual!
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Leykamm, Martina (Author) Leykamm, Martina (Illustrator)

Many of the things that fascinate our tiny tots can be found in this picture dictionary. Each double page is devoted to one or two subjects. Particularly delightful: the handwritten representation of sounds and noises that some things produce and children always want to imitate. Other picture dictionaries in this style: MY BABY ANIMALS, MY TOYS and MY VEHICLES.

This picture dictionary for modern families has fantastic illustrations packed with playful details and is ideal for reading at home and on the move.
| 12 months +

Weldin, Frauke (Illustrator) Winter, Nele (Author)

A sheep needs some sleep. The little sheep is tired out and looking for a cosy place to get some shut-eye. Then along comes a little mouse, all alone and cold, and asks if he can cuddle up with the sheep. There’s nowhere snugger to sleep than with the little sheep, as all the other animals agree. And soon a rabbit, a racoon, a hedgehog and a squirrel also come along in search of a warm place for the night. In the end, all of the animals sleep rolled up together in a cuddly ball.

A delightfully illustrated goodnight book with cuddly-soft fur elements and rhymes to repeat.
| 24 months +

Maar, Paul (Author) Swoboda, Annette (Illustrator)

Time for a cosy cuddle! A goodnight treasure book by Paul Maar and Annette Swoboda
What’s going on today? First there’s a beaver in the bed, then there’s a porcupine, an ostrich and even a circus clown! They are all either far too big or far too prickly to be cuddly. But then along comes the fluffy, white sheep – and now all the children know it’s time to go to sleep. It’s so lovely to have a visitor! Amusing rhymes to join in with. Wonderful for bedtime rituals! | 24 months +

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

Because OgglyMummy, Oggly-Daddy, Oggly-Grandma and Oggly-Grandpa are going to a meeting to campaign against a new waste incineration plant, Mrs Pfifferling is coming to babysit for the Oggly children. But Mrs Pfifferling doesn’t know that the Ogglies are not at all like other children. Instead, they eat tack soup and shoe-sole cutlets and their favourite pastime is playing in the mud. But Mrs Pfifferling isn’t put off by their strange habits. She clears up the Oggly’s den, gives Firebottom the dragon vegetable soup and washes Oggly-Baby with soap and water. The Ogglies are horrified … | 3 +

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.
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Weber, Mathias (Illustrator) Wich, Henriette (Author) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

Great fun for young story lovers: Simply pick a card, rush off to Mummy or Daddy with it and immerse yourselves in a fantastic read-aloud adventure. Wonderful storytime entertainment for children of 2 and over. The sturdy cards have colourful illustrations and a matching box so they can be taken anywhere.

20 Read-aloud cards for goodnight cuddles and happy dreams | 24 months +

Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator)

A heart-warming tale of bedtime banishment
Mummy and Daddy have a living room full of guests and it’s time Oscar finally went to sleep. »The door stays SHUT!« calls Mummy. But Oscar is thirsty. And hungry. And he’s bored, too. Then suddenly a waiter with a cup of hot cocoa leaps out of his wardrobe, followed by a cook with scrumptious cake and even a musician. And somehow they all look very familiar to us. After so much excitement, even Oscar falls into a contented sleep.

Congenial picture-book premiere for dream team Sabine Ludwig (story) and Isabel Kreitz (illustration).
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Fackelmayer, Regina (Author) Bjarke (Illustrator)

“Cat kisses taste the most purrrrfect,” says Currant, the kitten, as she goes out to play for a while before supper. Hedwig, the goat, hears this – and doesn’t agree, at all. Before Currant knows what’s happening, the goat has planted a rather pongy smacker on her face. And as if that weren’t enough, the other farm animals all think their kisses are best, so that Currant gets to compare the pig’s belly blower, the butterfly’s gentle brush, the duck’s peck, the cow’s smooch, the horse’s pursed lips and the mouse’s snog. But at the end of the day, what she loves the most … is Mummy Cat’s goodnight kiss! | 3 +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator)

Full moon nights with Maluna Moonlight
At last there’s a full moon again, and the wolf from the Enchanted Forest pays Maluna a visit. Maluna and the cuddly wolf now tell each other the most magical stories – like the one about when Ranuncula cooked snow, and the one about the little dragon’s slippers that insisted on going outside.

This volume contains nine charming goodnight stories about the beloved fairy Maluna Moonlight. More than 95,000 Maluna books have been sold.
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Cordes, Miriam (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

It’s night-time. Everyone is asleep. Well, almost everyone. The little Groll is still awake. He soon wakes his brother to show him something magical. Something magical? The other Grolls, woken by the pair’s whispering, want to see it, too. But where is little Greta? Oh, there she is, sitting swinging on a branch outside. And that’s where the Grolls see the magical thing: the sunrise!

Enchanting, magical pictures
Goodnight story full of warmth and a sense of cosy security
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Vogt, Stefanie (Author) Weldin, Frauke (Illustrator)

Snuffle! Purr! Growl! All baby animals are snuggled off to sleep by their mummies and daddies with oodles of patience, warmth and love. Each double page features a different baby animal that’s being put to bed. Stroke them very gently and you can hear a little owl, a baby rabbit or a kitten snuffle, growl or purr contentedly. So, come on and snuggle down, little kitten, and I’ll stroke you with my paw!

A touch-and-feel book with super sound effects and a cuddly snuggle factor.
| 24 months +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator)

How bats get off to sleep: although the little bat is already very tired, she can’t get off to sleep. That’s because her sleep sheep isn’t there and without it, she just stays awake. Mummy and Daddy help her to search everywhere for it. In the end, they do find the sleep sheep. It had been hiding by the window. Now everyone’s happy and they can all get to sleep at last.

A sleep-inducing bedtime story not just for bat children: A book that’s sure to be a favourite, with catchy new rhymes by Susanne Lütje and cute pictures by Stefanie Reich.
| 24 months +

von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator)

Three, five or eight minutes: which story is it to be today? You can choose between three story lengths depending on how much time your children have wasted while they were cleaning their teeth or how tired they already are. The stories in this entertaining anthology are peopled by witches, magicians, pirates, princesses, animals and lots of children make ideal bedtime reading.
The clear layout and combination of different story lengths makes it easy to find the ideal story to read aloud in the allotted time.
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Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator) Livanios, Eleni (Author)

Eleni Zabini retells the Brothers Grimm’s famous fairy tale in a gently modernised version and style appropriate for children. She changes the emphasis slightly to make Sleeping Beauty a character little girls can still identify with today. | 3 +

Richert, Katja (Author) Hänsch, Lisa (Illustrator)

What are you going to read to me tonight? Spin the wheel! Bedtime is even more fun with this read-aloud book containing 20 goodnight stories to choose from. Just flick the pointer on the cover of the book, look for the small picture it stops at in the list of contents and read the corresponding story. Sweet dreams guaranteed!

The perfect book for a new goodnight ritual: 20 popular subjects, including princesses, pirates, animals and knights, plus a pointer on the cover for story-time fun and games!
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Schütze, Andrea (Author) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator)

It’s not just children’s eyes that will be sparkling here! When Maluna Moonlight sees the glow-worm parade in the night sky, she knows it’s time once more for the Enchanted Forest’s light festival! And so she sets out with Lottie, her very own moth, to pay a visit to the little light fairy, Candelia Candlelight – but not, of course, without first collecting the little witch Ranuncula Scribbles with her glimmer potion and the other inhabitants of the Enchanted Forest! What a brilliant light festival it’s going to be!

A truly brilliant picture book for snug story times with a glow-in-the-dark effect on the cover and also on every page.
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Glanzner, Susanne (Author) Grote, Anja (Illustrator)

Paul always thought going to bed was really stupid until one night the little space pilot Carly Comet came tapping on his window. But what Paul has always really loved is football! How cool that Carly comes to take him to the Space Football Championship. The trophy is the magic plant Aurora Polaris. But when someone steals the plant, it’s up to Paul and Carly to save the interplanetary championship.
Volume 3 in the series of amazing adventure books featuring the clever space explorer Carly Comet.
An adventure story in chapters, ideal for reading aloud.
Perfect read-aloud chapters for footy fans in pyjamas.
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Wich, Henriette (Author) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator)

Sweet dreams! With these stories, young children will want to go to sleep and fly off to the land of fantasy. A book of cosy cuddles and delightful dreams.
Colourfully illustrated by Marina Rachner.
| 24 months +

Munck, Hedwig (Illustrator) Munck, Hedwig (Author)

The Little King and his friends want to put on a play. Everyone is busy helping to prepare for their performance – and at last it’s time for the curtain to go up. The Little King boldly goes into action and parts the hedge of thorns with his sword. Behind the hedge lies the Little Princess, er no, Sleeping Beauty – fast asleep. What now? The Little King stands there undecided. The Little Princess purses her lips impatiently – the Little King is supposed to kiss her awake! But the Little King isn’t at all happy with this particular direction… | 3 +

zur Brügge, Anne-Kristin (Author) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator)

Peaceful slumbers and sweet dreams! How do other families wish each other goodnight? That’s what we find out in this wonderfully warm-hearted board picture book. And it’s not as though every family’s cherished bedtime rituals are the same: some cuddle, others sing, some stroke and kiss. The result is always the same, though – in the end, the children simply cannot keep their weary eyes open any longer. The book provides lots of suggestions and inspiration for goodnight rituals.

Delightful rhymes illustrated with gentle humour that inspire parents: soothing ways to send our little ones off to dreamland!
| 24 months +

Opheys, Caroline (Illustrator) Lippa-Wagenmann, Henrike (Author)

Now it’s really time for bed, you sleepy little mouse!
It’s time to go to sleep! But the little mouse simply cannot fall asleep even though all the other animals on the farm have plenty of ideas about the best way to drift off. It’s only when the little mouse meets another little mouse and the two have a really good romp that it grows tired. And then it’s finally time to switch off the light, little mouse!

Important topic: Bedtime

Popular farm setting

Illustrator debuts with humour and charm | 18 months +

Gries, Martin (Author) Badstuber, Martina (Illustrator)

Paul, the go-to-sleep-sheep, keeps on jumping over the fence until everyone is asleep. But that’s not so easy to do. After he has jumped over the fence upside down, bottom first or swirling like a whirlwind, Paul gets very tired himself. And suddenly he and cuddly pig are curled up with cuddly blanket underneath the pear tree - fast asleep! | 24 months +

Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator)

Short stories, dreams that last! There’s always time to curl up with a short, three-minute story even if getting into those pyjamas took a little longer than usual. And soon, pleasant dreams are being dreamed of sparkling fairies, dripping phantoms, brave knights and hungry house dragons.

Thirty-two of the best three-minute stories on children’s favourite subjects in one volume, with colour illustrations on every double page.
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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 +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator)

All set for more fun: The little dragon, the little bear and Maluna’s best friend, Ranuncula Scribbles, have some more amazing adventures together. They also get to know more of the nice inhabitants of the Enchanted Forest: postman Foxtrott Fox, for instance, who’s got a bit of a crush on Ranuncula. Then there’s Paddypaws the Pussycat, who wants to conjure up a tomcat friend for herself (but of course the spell goes horribly wrong), and the young lady of the lake, Nike, who only intended to give the Enchanted Forest lake a long-awaited spring clean – but ends up accidentally letting out the water!

The third read-aloud book in the successful series that’s a favourite with parents and children alike - beautifully made and with fairy glitter on the cover. | 4 +

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

Mats played with Frida today until he was so tired he wanted to go home. But just as he is snuggling down in bed, he realises his cuddly bunny is missing. Then the doorbell rings and Frida is there on the doorstep – with his cuddly bunny! Now Mats can finally fall sleep.

Mats & Frida – first companions for little board book fans
In popular photo look
Mats & Frida are characters to fall in love with straight away
The first in a new series: set in a miniature world of felt figures
| 12 months +

Lippa-Wagenmann, Henrike (Author) Gerigk, Julia (Illustrator)

Now you really must go to sleep …

A clumsy little bear takes a walk at night. A bedtime story full of humour and charm.
All the animals are asleep. Or are they? Wait, there’s someone wandering through the woods! If only Bumbly Bear could at least be quiet about it … But no, he bumps his paw, falls down a hill and growls with fright when a pine cone falls on his head. This wakes up all the other animals. Not until the sun rises is Bumbly Bear tired enough to fall asleep – while all the other animals greet the new day.
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