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Koch, Miriam (Author) Koch, Miriam (Illustrator)

Easter Bunny Ethan paints the prettiest Easter eggs far and wide, and he finds the best hiding places, too. Everyone who finds his eggs is really happy. But on Easter morning, Ethan is very sad because, for once, he would like to find an egg himself. What a good thing his friend Bertha hid an egg especially for him.

A short story for Easter beginners about the give and take of happiness.
| 24 months +

Richert, Katja (Author) Schnabel, Dunja (Illustrator)

All the animals lend a hand so that everything’s ready for Easter!
Oh boy, look how many eggs the Easter bunny still has to paint! Will he finish the job by Easter? He paints some notices asking for help. The animals are all happy to lend a hand, each in its own way: the sheep dips the eggs in the paint, the pig dabs dots on them with its snout and the chickens flap their wings so that the Easter eggs dry in a jiffy. And when they’re ready, the mouse helps to hide them and everyone tucks into a delicious Easter picnic.

An easy, light-hearted Easter story that fits perfectly in any Easter nest, with verses both children and parents will enjoy!
| 24 months +

Praml, Sabine (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

“Dear Little Bunny, don’t do that, you are much too small for that!“ The little bunny is sick of being told he’s too small. And so he shows them all how good he is at doing things, like hiding Easter eggs with Grandpa. He soon finds the best hiding places, by jumping up high, bending right down low, and even crawling right inside a tree trunk. And while Grandpa is giving his aching back a rest, the big basket quickly empties. When Grandpa finally carries the proud, tired little bunny home, they are both very happy. | 12 months +

Schmidt, Hans-Christian (Author) Német, Andreas (Illustrator)

Who will help Mother Hen find her chick again?
Where has Mother Hen’s egg got to? She sets out to look for it, but when the first egg she finds hatches, out comes a little heron. The next egg contains a penguin and the third egg actually has a crocodile inside! Before Mother Hen finally finds her own egg, there are lots of surprises in store that children can even join in on. Every time they turn a page, a new baby animal hatches from the egg!
A hide-and-seek story with peepholes and lots of surprises. | 24 months +

Schuld, Kerstin M. (Author) Schuld, Kerstin M. (Illustrator)

Grandpa Easter Bunny tells the little rabbits everything they need to know to become proper Easter bunnies – and there’s quite a lot to learn. From the chicken run to the workshop, where they do the painting, Grandpa shows them exactly how everything has to be done. And he also knows how to make a pretty Easter nest, of course. | 24 months +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

It’s so nice when we’re together!
The perfect good night storybook for mothers and children

Who’s got the nicest mum in the world? Is it the squirrel whose mummy rocks him in her arms? Or the polar bear whose mummy makes him hot tea? Or perhaps the little fox whose mummy kisses away the pain when he hurts himself. All of the baby animals really have the nicest mummy, just like the little girl at the end of the book whose mummy tucks her in and says good night!

•\x09Affectionate rhymes, lovely pictures
•\x09A book that also makes an ideal gift!

| 24 months +

zur Brügge, Anne-Kristin (Author) Kraushaar, Sabine (Illustrator)

Small, but smart! A cute chick with all its wits about it! A tiny little chick hatches from its shell. But, oh no! Wherever can Mother Hen be? The little chick stretches its neck in all directions but cannot see its mummy. What should it do now? Climb. Is that a good idea? Unfortunately not. The chicken is too small; its legs are too short. It tries to hop and call, but there’s no chicken in sight. In the end, Mother Hen finally comes on the scene. She has found her chick so now it can cuddle up snug and happy beneath its mummy’s wings.

A lovely spring title that also makes a good Easter present!
| 24 months +

Praml, Sabine (Author) Hansen, Christiane (Illustrator)

Father Rabbit calls his children in for some cake, but the seven little rascals are hiding! What fantastic fun for the little rabbits when their father sets off to seek them in the garden and finds them, one by one. But has he really found all seven of them? Father Rabbit counts: one, two, three … | 24 months +

Grimm, Sandra (Author) Bogade, Maria (Illustrator)

Easter in the air! Delightful rhymes by popular author Sandra Grimm

This year, the little Easter bunnies are determined to help with the Easter preparations, so they are all busily painting eggs. Early in the morning, the bunnies set out to hide their tasty artworks and hop merrily around the gardens. And when they are tired out from all the work and ready to fall into their cots, they find a sweet surprise waiting for them on their pillows: seven brightly coloured Easter eggs!

Delightful rhymes set the mood for Easter | 18 months +

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

Something keeps on going “cheep, cheep, cheep”! It’s getting the little Easter bunny quite confused, and he still has all the brightly painted eggs to hide - and quickly! But the cheeping simply won’t stop. Could it be the blue tit? But no, it isn’t … at some point the little Easter bunny makes a delightful discovery: a tiny chick has hatched in the basket of Easter eggs! And so, of course, it is immediately returned to its Mummy and Daddy in the henhouse. Now it’s time for the best Easter celebrations ever to begin.

Mechanical sound – easy to trigger
| 24 months +

Schmidt, Hans-Christian (Author) Német, Andreas (Illustrator)

How do all the eggs get coloured? Easter fun for handy kids

Mr Rabbit is a proper inventor. He uses planks of wood, wheels, bowls and rods to make an Easter egg painting machine that would delight any child! The hens sit on top and lay the eggs. And now off it goes: the eggs roll into the bowl of hot water, where they are boiled. Then they plop into the dye basin and finally they are decorated with colourful dots and circles. What beautiful eggs! And what an amazing machine!
| 24 months +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

It’s so nice when we’re together!
The perfect goodnight storybook for fathers and children
You can experience so much with your Daddy! The little bear’s daddy gives him bread and honey, the little hare plays hide and seek with daddy hare, and father dog carries his little puppy home on his back when he is too tired to longer walk. And the human daddy tucks his child into bed and sings him a lullaby. A heart-warming book full of shared happy moments – for all daddies and children!
Especially quaint, appealing pictures, eight rhyming father-child experiences – a favourite book to pick up again and again!
| 24 months +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Weldin, Frauke (Illustrator)

It’s Easter and even the animals at the zoo are having an Easter egg hunt. Where, oh where, has the Easter Bunny hidden the egg for the penguin? Could it be in the igloo? Or under the ice floe? Elephant, crocodile, bear and turtle also welcome the young readers’ help in their search for eggs. Under which of the flaps is the egg hidden?


| 24 months +

Grimm, Sandra (Author) Hansen, Christiane (Illustrator)

So many animals help the little chick search for his mummy! The little chick has just hatched from its egg and now it’s looking for its mummy. Could the two green feet belong to her? No! The animal under the leaf is a frog! “Croak, croak!” he says and helps the chick to look. “Oink, oink!” the pair hear – could that be the chick’s mummy? No, it’s a pink piglet! As the tiny chick gets to know more and more animals, so do the children and together they are sure to find the chick’s mummy! A delightful story with lots of animal noises – to copy and guess. Full of flaps.
| 24 months +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Jacobs, Tanja (Illustrator)

The Little Owl Wants Everyone to be Her Friend


The Little Owl is terribly bored. Luckily she meets the little dormouse and the pair have a wonderful time playing hide and seek. And because they both get along so well, they both know instinctively that they will be seeing each other again.



Bestseller character: over 900,000 Little Owl copies sold



Perfect for nursery school children



Popular topic: friendship
| 3 +

Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator) Herrmann, Dagmar (Illustrator)

How clever are dung beetles? Which animals live in the water butt? Why does a fawn have spots on its back?
Peter Wohlleben takes you on a tour of the animals that live close to where you live: in the woods, in the garden, by the water and in the house. You get to see hedgehogs and mosquitoes have their babies, watch them eat, defend themselves and sometimes also when they are ill. You will learn so much about all manner of creatures – from the thunderfly to the wolf – that you didn’t know before!

- For all children and everyone else who’s interested in animals aged six or over – for reading aloud or to yourself
- Peter Wohlleben knows the secrets of the animal world and his sensitive narrative tone sparks children’s interest and enthusiasm for nature’s delicate wonders | 6 +

Ondracek, Claudia (Author) Schulte, Susanne (Illustrator)

The very best time for bunnies is Easter!

Easter is just around the corner! Will Ian and Yola manage to catch the Easter Bunny unawares? They are certainly determined to try, so they set up tent and camp out in the garden… And Easter bunny Lily is supposed to be hiding the chocolate eggs, but in the end she gobbles them all up herself. What on earth is she going to put in little Mia’s Easter nest now?

| 3 +

Lippa-Wagenmann, Henrike (Author) Uhing, Jan (Illustrator)

Found: that very special Easter present!
“Oh, what kind of an egg is that colourfully patterned one out there in the garden?” the little socks ask themselves. The sport socks immediately want to play football with it, the ladies’ socks feel it should be hung up as a decoration, but the medical sock realises that it’s alive. And so the little socks all keep the egg snug and warm in their cosy sock drawer until the Easter Bunny finally hatches!

The new title in the successful series of Little Sock picture books. An Easter gift book for sock wearers small and large!
| 4 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Meister, Marion (Illustrator)

“I’ve had enough,” the Easter bunny tells the other animals. It’s Easter, all the eggs are painted and the basket is packed and ready – but the Easter bunny just doesn’t feel like going round and putting them in all the usual hiding places. So the animals decide to distribute the eggs themselves. In the end, the Easter Bear turns out to be too clumsy, the Easter Wolf too greedy and the Easter Weasel simply too curious …

| 3 +

Fienieg, Annette (Author) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator)

A feast for little seekers: the discovery picture book for all seasons
Who can see the bird’s nest filled with eggs? Where is the sunflower growing and under which tree are there chestnuts on the ground? The children accompany a family through the year and search for a number of items printed in the frame around the picture on every double page. And who can find out what’s not right on the last page? Grandpa is sitting on a deckchair although there’s snow on the roof – it looks like the seasons have got mixed up here!
A big discovery picture book with lots of individual items to seek and find. Also ideal for learning words.
| 24 months +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Bednarski, Laura (Illustrator)

Fearless princess rescues robber and fire-breathing dragon!

Princess Alva (who is not really a princess, but don’t tell anyone) rides to the forest in her unicorn-drawn coach, accompanied by her servants. When they are held up by a gang of robbers, the voice of the great fiery dragon terrifies all of them except Alva. The dragon wants to get rid of his cough, the robbers want to get rid of the dragon, their leader is in trouble, and Alva wants everyone including herself to be happy. So come to the forest and find out how Alva solves each and every problem, and how chocolate buttons can make all the difference.

- Strong girl character gives the lie to stereotypical perceptions of gender roles
- Antonia Michaelis uses a playful, childlike style of language in the telling of her highly imaginative story
- With cheerful illustrations by Laura Bednarski

| 4 +

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.
| 6 +

Grimm, Sandra (Author) Sodré, Julie (Illustrator)

Yetta is a tiny, helpless cub when she is born. Luckily, the snow den she grows up in is well hidden. She stays inside the den with her brothers and sisters and their polar bear mother until it is spring outside. | 4 +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Schoene, Kerstin (Illustrator)

Deep in the woods, play, laughter and some enchanting rhymes are waiting.

Deep in the woods, the little hedgehog is busy picking berries when suddenly it starts to rain. He looks for somewhere to shelter and finally finds a dry spot underneath a gigantic leaf where heaps more delicious berries are growing. There’s lots going on deep in the woods!

In Susanne Weber’s fanciful verses full of imagery, young readers experience with the little animals all there is to be found in the woods. Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Kerstin Schoene | 24 months +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Schoene, Kerstin (Illustrator)

Deep in the woods, play, laughter and some enchanting rhymes are waiting.

The little mouse lives deep in the woods. She’s hungry and her tummy is rumbling. Sadly, the nut she wants to carry home is very heavy and far too big for her. Luckily, the squirrel helps her to carry it. There’s lots going on in the woods!

In Susanne Weber’s fanciful verses full of imagery, young readers experience with the little animals all there is to be found in the woods. Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Kerstin Schoene. | 24 months +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Schoene, Kerstin (Illustrator)

Deep in the woods, play, laughter and some enchanting rhymes are waiting.

Deep in the woods, the little fox plays hide and seek with his friend the hare. But before he finally spots the hare hidden in the tall grass, he meets some other animals because there’s lots going on deep in the woods!

In Susanne Weber’s fanciful verses full of imagery, young readers experience with the little animals all there is to be found in the woods. Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Kerstin Schoene.
| 24 months +

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

Playing together: Mats & Frida show how it’s done! At the playground: Frida wants to swing! Yahoo! This is fun! But what’s wrong with Mats? Mats is scared to have a go. Frida climbs up the big slide. Mats would rather stay at the bottom. Now Frida wants to go on the seesaw, but she can’t do that on her own. Come on, Mats, you can do it!

A new story for the very young, straight from the everyday life of a lovingly developed and perfectly created miniature world!
| 24 months +

Wieker, Katharina (Author) Wieker, Katharina (Illustrator)

Tim and his best friend, Leon, go for a walk with Coco, Leon’s dog. They really don’t fancy sweeping away leaves, helping with the spring cleaning or making Easter decorations. Suddenly a small rabbit lollops across their path and disappears into the next house. Tim and Leon’s curiosity is aroused and they follow him. Could this be where the Easter Bunny lives? | 3 +

Palanza, Dorothy (Author) Krause, Ute (Illustrator)

Off to the Easter nest! The minibook about Helma the hen who lays coloured eggs
Could this perhaps be how the legend of the Easter Bunny was born? All the hens at hen school lay nice white eggs. Only Helma’s are coloured! And because that’s so, she isn’t allowed to move up into the next class. Helma paints one egg white to show it to the teacher and secretly hides the rest around the farm at night-time. To make sure nobody recognises her, she dresses up as a rabbit. And it just so happens that that’s the night before Easter.
| 4 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Maar, Paul (Illustrator)

Once again, Paul Maar has created an amazing character – a troll!

Tojok, the little troll, lives with his parents in a small house on a mountain slope. He loves playing outside in the forest with his best friend, the wild tomcat. One day he is allowed to choose what he would like for dinner, but he can’t think of anything. So he asks all the animals, but they only recommend things like bark and fat mice. But then the wild tomcat comes up with a good idea.

The read-aloud reading starters from Oetinger have been created especially for preschoolers. Great stories by well-known authors serve as a motivation to learn to read. The books, with their many pictures, games and puzzles, are based on the concept of dialogic reading, and therefore primarily promote reading comprehension. | 5 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Hansen, Christiane (Illustrator)

How does kissing feel? Does it taste as sweet as marzipan?

The warthog is very knowledgeable, but sadly it has no idea at all about kissing. This has to change, he decides, and tries his luck with a spider, a bee and a butterfly, but none of them want a kiss from him. And the other animals also prefer to stay unkissed, so the warthog tries kissing a pebble. Will it return his kiss?

A Warthog Wants to Kiss is really special thanks to Erhard Dietl’s rhymes, which guarantee great hilarity, and Christiane Hansen’s beautiful illustrations, which will soon have fans of kissing, large and small alike.
| 4 +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Schoene, Kerstin (Illustrator)

Deep in the woods, play, laughter and some enchanting rhymes are waiting.

Deep in the woods, the little owl is fast asleep. She wakes up at nightfall. Then in the bright moonlight, she hops happily from branch to branch, playing with her shadow until next morning, when she’s tired out and falls into a blissful sleep. There’s lots going on deep in the woods!

In Susanne Weber’s fanciful verses full of imagery, young readers experience with the little animals all there is to be found in the woods. Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Kerstin Schoene | 24 months +

Taschinski, Stefanie (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

Bifi and Pops turn kids into busy reading bees

Amateur beekeeper Pops rides into the woods on his motorbike to see to his beehives, taking Bifi along in his sidecar. First off, Bifi chases a sounder of wild pigs and a fox away without Pops even noticing. But when the bee colony swarms out with the queen, Pops gets into a real flap. Together, the pair try to direct the bees back to the hive – not an easy task, but luckily, Bifi follows his nose and comes up with a plan!

Still going strong: the unequal friends Bifi & Pops

Perfect identification figure: Bifi sees the world with children’s eyes

Lots to discover in Susanne Göhlich’s illustrations
| 6 +

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

Over 90,000 copies of the Fairy School books sold (February 2019)

Rosalie the fairy has only been at Blossomwood School for a few days when she has her first flying lesson with Firn Whirr. Rosalie is really looking forward to it and flies off enthusiastically. But … why are all the other girls so fairy-fast? Firn Whirr quickly takes a look at Rosalie’s wings and discovers that the little flower fairy is wearing everyday wings. Will she get her travel wings and learn the secret magic spell for putting wings on and taking them off again?

-\x09Bestselling combination: the popular girls topic fairies, coupled with quality, humour and charm
-\x09Now Fairy School fans can enjoy not only listening to but also reading the stories themselves | 6 +

Schmidt, Hans-Christian (Author) Német, Andreas (Illustrator)

We’re looking for Easter eggs! A join-in book for children in spring
Mr Rabbit is very upset, he can’t find the Easter eggs any more! Now how is he going to hide them away for the children to find the next day? Mr Rabbit searches all over the house, but all he finds is a fish under the table, a hedgehog behind the mirror and a Christmas tree in the bath. That’s no use to him at all! It looks like the children will have to help him …
An amusing Easter story with lots of windows – the perfect present for Easter morning! With rhymes to join in on and counting from 1 to 10. | 24 months +

Ondracek, Claudia (Author) Schulte, Susanne (Illustrator)

Eggciting eyecatcher! The most colourful egg in the nest

It won’t take you long to spot this on your Easter table: the egg-shaped book is the big surprise in the Easter nest! The twelve read-aloud stories about Easter bunnies, Easter eggs, Easter wreaths and Easter chicks are sweeter than any chocolate egg.

Not only is this Easter egg in book form an eye-catcher, but its 12 merry read-aloud stories also capture the imagination of little Easter bunnies and their parents.
| 3 +

Kölpin, Regine (Author) Schwan-Jones, Josephine (Illustrator)

Emotional huddle … on fleek

Dana and Fee, her best friend, live in a small village on the dyke on the North Sea coast. The girls are both keen knitters and have sworn an oath – no boys until they are 18! But then Chris and Mick turn up and before they know it, first Fee and then Dana are in emotional turmoil. How on earth can you resist a boy who knits friendship bracelets?

With cool DIY instructions for real fans – holiday feeling guaranteed!

Holidays by the sea, best friends and first love

A summer read with all of the elements girls enjoy
| 12 +

Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator)

Out into the leafy outdoors: forest discoveries with Peter Wohlleben and Pete the squirrel

Pete the squirrel is sad because he has no family in the woods. Peter the forester comforts Pete and explains that even trees live in families. Now this is something Pete really wants to see, so the pair sets out to look for tree children and their parents. Along the way, they meet a wolf, a dangerous hawk and a horse and see a conifer plantation. All they fail to find are tree families – until they reach the beech wood. Back at the forester’s lodge, Pete begins to feel sad again because he is still all alone. Will Peter perhaps let him stay?

Do You Know Where the Tree Children Are? by Peter Wohlleben is a heart-warming story with a small and lovable hero who introduces children to woodland and nature in a unique way.
| 4 +

Jacobs, Una (Author) Jacobs, Una (Illustrator)

A declaration of love to nature: The blooming nature clock takes you through the year with the aid of the sun, its energy and warmth. Read about the fascinating life of butterflies and the special friendship between animals and flowers. | 5 +

Schmidt, Hans-Christian (Author) Német, Andreas (Illustrator)

An amusing Easter story with lots of flaps! With rhymes to join in on and counting from 1 to 10.

Mr Rabbit is very upset, he can’t find the Easter eggs any more! Now how is he going to hide them away for the children to find the next day? Mr Rabbit searches all over the house, but all he finds is a fish under the table, a hedgehog behind the mirror and a Christmas tree in the bath. That’s no use to him at all! It looks like the children will have to help him … | 24 months +