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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.
| 6 +

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 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Linnekuhl, Elias (Illustrator)

A friend, a good friend …

Giant Rumble or Dwarf Twirl? Three minutes or eight? This book will find friends everywhere. It contains 21 fun, imaginative, touching stories about friendship, solidarity, about mice and crows who become friends, and girls who cover long distances for each other. And each story is just the reading length you want.

Fun stories from different worlds of friendship

Successful concept: over 115,000 copies of the series sold

Just the right length for every read-aloud occasion | 4 +

Kopp, Ella (Author) Walter, Naeko (Illustrator)

Peggy and Hobgoblin her dog are the best of friends and do everything together! But one morning, Peggy finds that Hobgoblin has disappeared. Peggy immediately drums up the help of her friends Lisa, Phil and Ian to find her beloved dog. Because one thing is obvious: best friends are always there for each other! | 5 +

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

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”.

| 4 +

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

Tim is already four years old, but his big brother, Yuri, says he’s still only little. That’s why Yuri won’t let Tim join in when he’s playing football with the other big boys. Luckily, Tim meets Leon and his dog, Coco. Tim and Leon are soon real Gummy Bear brothers, and Superteddy, Tim’s loyal companion, always lets them play! | 3 +

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

A truly enchanting friends’ book
In this enchanting friends’ book, there’s space for all Maluna fans to draw a picture and surely also to have lots of fun answering funny questions! Each double page is filled with life by other favourite characters from the books. The owner of the friends’ book has her own entry page and Maluna does, too, of course. And with the birthday calendar on the last pages of the book, there’s no longer any chance of forgetting anyone else’s birthday.

A must for all Maluna fans, with plenty of space for drawing, making things and sticking things in – ideal for nursery school children. With luminous colours and fairy glitter dust on the cover.

| 4 +

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

The little fairy makes her big entrance in the MAXI picture books! It’s full moon in the Enchanted Forest and Maluna is incredibly happy! That’s because her wolf always pays her a visit at full moon. Then the pair tell each other the most wonderful stories for as long as the moon shines down on them!

Fantastic and even scientifically proven: Maluna is the favourite fairy of four- to nine-year-olds!
| 4 +

Nöstlinger, Christine (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

Wonders Will Never Cease: How Franz Made Gabi Jealous

Gabi and Franz are great friends, but not always – she’s often far too difficult for him! That’s why he would rather go to the chemist’s for Gabi’s mum than watch Gabi making a mess of things... and then having to praise her for it. At the chemist’s he meets Elfi a girl who writes everything down on a pad instead of speaking. She has been wearing a brace since yesterday and now has one complex more. But Franz knows one remedy for Elfi’s complexes – and very soon, Gabi has every reason to feel jealous!

Funny, cheeky, typically Franz! The latest addition to the absolute long and best-seller series for beginning readers.
| 8 +

Bertram, Rüdiger (Author) Wieker, Katharina (Illustrator)

The read-aloud book about Tim and his friends
Tim is cross with Annika because she wouldn’t share her chocolate with him. But Yuri, Tim’s big brother, manages to get the pair to settle their argument and be friends again. Tim suddenly finds himself all alone on holiday when nobody feels like playing with him. But then Tim meets Maurice and the two quickly become friends!
| 3 +

Polák, Stephanie (Author)

Prince Charming – Wanted ... and Invented!

What’s this, then? Lynn wonders, when her friends Meral and Joey come back from their holiday head over heels in love, grinning like a pair of Cheshire cats. And to add insult to injury, they actually start trying to set her up with someone, too. Well, Lynn’s not having any of it! She quickly invents a lover in far-off Hamburg, complete with letters and flowers. But soon the deception begins to wear a little thin …

What a delightfully fresh, new type of protagonist! What a brilliant idea: clique, holidays, first romance, mind of her own
| 12 +

Engelhardt, Michael (Author) Kruschak, Ronald (Author) Fritz, Miriam (Illustrator) Kuchinke-Hofer, Mario (Illustrator) Al-Zubaidi, Nesch´et (Illustrator) | further

Little dinosaur Fred bumps into Annegret, who has - without her Granny’s permission - set off in Granny’s time machine and has accidentally ended up travelling back to the Dinosaur Age. When Annegret’s conscience starts to prick her and she wants to return to her own time, they discover that a fully-grown Tyrannosaurus Rex has mistaken the time machine for an egg, and is busily trying to incubate it.

Fred and Annegret come up with a ruse to lure the T Rex away from the ‘egg’. As a result of a whole host of unfortunate events, though, it isn’t just Annegret who travels back to her own time but also Fred and - clamped by the tip of its tail - the T Rex. Cue much hilarity all round.

Laugh-out-loud funny, with brightly coloured wax crayon style illustrations .
Developed with and approved by children (test groups found it hilarious).
Includes ‘make your own dinosaur costume’ sewing instructions.

4 +

Nöstlinger, Christine (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

All about Franz, the beginning reader’s favourite: a great compendium for a super price!
Catastrophes seem to be Franz's speciality. Arguing with Gabi, secretly playing football with the girls, becoming a horse fan or letting his homework get wet – there’s never a dull moment with Franz!
This compendium contains the best everyday stories featuring this lovable and popular little boy: stories about Franz’s friendships, horsy stories with Franz, nonsense stories with Franz, Franz on a class trip, detective stories with Franz, holiday stories with Franz, new football stories with Franz. Beautifully illustrated with lots of colour pictures.
| 6 +

Sternberg, Mila (Author) Körting, Verena (Illustrator)

A girl, a pony and a friendship that needs no words!

A horse of her own! For that, Emily would even appear on a quiz show, even though she’s far happier fixing old mixers and toasters than mixing with people. And then opportunity knocks for Emily when she actually comes up trumps in a quiz and makes her dream come true. But now there’s something wrong with Runa, her mare. She’s sad; Emily immediately senses that because she has a special bond with animals … it’s almost as though she could talk to them. And Emily knows that she is the only one who can help her pony.

Sensitively and movingly told: In Emily’s world, intuition counts more than words

For every girl who’s crazy about horses and children, and loves books about special friendships

Filled with wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Verena Körting.
| 9 +

Hasselbusch, Birgit (Author)

Caramba – a head-first dive into the chaos of love! Mexico’s Next Top Model: that’s what Leo thinks when she first meets the Mexican exchange student Fernanda. Fantastic Fernanda instantly wins everyone’s heart and wraps all the boys around her little finger. And if that weren’t enough, it looks like she’s about to grab Leo’s almost-boyfriend Sasha, too! But Leo is not prepared to give up without a fight. She sees no other alternative than to turn herself into a Mexican girl, too. Dyeing her hair black is just the first step.

Cultural misunderstandings told with warmth and humour
Target group content: first love, jealousy, parting
Trend topic: student exchange
| 12 +

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 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

A new story from Paul Maar: Invisible dogs really do exist – and real friends, too!

Before Nick and Olly even met, they each had an invisible dog as a friend: Snuffi belonged to Nick, and Pucki the pug was Olly’s. But now Nick and Olly are suddenly best friends and have so much fun together that they don’t need their invisible companions any more. The dogs find it hard to believe what’s happening to them: Is this supposed to mean that just because they’re invisible, they don’t exist? That cannot be true! And so Snuffi and Pucki set out together in search of a new human friend.

With great charm, humour and imagination, the ideal book for first-time readers – beautifully illustrated by Sabine Büchner.
| 6 +

Funke, Cornelia (Author) Harvey, Franziska (Illustrator)

Cornelia Funke’s classic for beginning readers
The well-loved girls’ book – newly illustrated

Friends for life? Sophie and Ida live in the same building and they’re best friends. Sophie is godmother to Ida’s guinea pig and Ida rescues Sophie from crazy Philipp when he tries to kiss her yet again. One day, a new girl moves into their building, Belinda with the cute tomcat and the sparkly shoes… A classic friendship triangle with a happy ending –emotionally accessible and vividly narrated by Cornelia Funke.
| 7 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Czerwenka, Eva (Illustrator)

Fly into a new adventure with Elli Redcoat!

Six-year-olds don’t want to listen to nursery school stories, they want real adventures. Luckily, there are the read-aloud adventure stories about Elli and her friends. This time they will have to thwart the mean schemes of Johnny and his gang of ravens. But to do that they first have to get Woolly’s flying machine working. Elli and her team find themselves facing brand-new challenges. Only together can they achieve their goal. An exciting adventure!

Elli Redcoat promises a thrilling story that will also delight older children – featuring five animal friends who fight for their dreams.
| 6 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Waters, Erica-Jane (Illustrator)

When dreams come true!

Ten-year-old Stella lives above an old costume rental shop with her father, her brother, her grandpa and her dog, Jupiter. After witnessing a glorious shower of shooting stars, Stella meets a strange girl in the garden in the middle of the night. Although Vega is a little odd, she and Stella quickly become friends. But Vega claims to be a shooting star. Can that really be true? And can Vega also make wishes come true? For Stella’s family have plenty of wishes!

Author Katja Frixe and illustrator Erica-Jane Waters take their readers on an enchanting journey. A book for children of 8 and over, full of humour, magic and friendship.

| 8 +

Die Krickelkrakels (Illustrator)

Whose turn will it be to use the skipping rope next? How do the girls make it to the other side of the river? Who does Felix give the pears to? Warm-hearted and amusing pictures to complete and to colour in that are lots of fun for young and not quite so young artists, at home and on the move.

Other than friendship, the three main themes in this series are: monsters, animals and princesses.
| 5 +

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 +

Crämer, Jana (Author) Pauluth, Josephine (Illustrator)

Be yourself – beyond comparison!

This book will do you good. There’s space here for everything: your strengths, your weaknesses, your deepest desires, your fears, your memories, your courage and your strength. It’s a journal, a companion along the path that leads to you, and most of all: a friend made of paper. What would life be without friends? And what if you could love yourself as much as you love your best friend?
For a long time, I didn’t know who or how I wanted to be. I was always trying to please everyone so much that I didn’t notice that I stopped liking myself. In this book, I will tell you how I got the song inside me to ring out again. Come on, let’s write your story together – I’m really looking forward to it!
Yours,
Jana

Confidence-inspiring activity book by the well-known German blogger Jana Crämer

Inspirational message: body positivity instead of the compulsion for Instagram optimisation

Fun challenges and lots of space for making notes and finding yourself | 12 +

Malou, Mascha (Author) Kaiser, Natasa (Illustrator)

My BFF, our summer and me

Here’s everything best friends need to make this summer the best they’ve ever had. From fun tests about “Ten things you should do together this summer“ and “The five most delicious snacks for a picnic“ to “Our best photos“, this is a stylish must-have book to make every girl’s summer perfect and help best friends to get to know each other even better. And best of all: when the summer holidays are over, you will not only have had loads of fun, but also have a wonderful album full of memories.

This richly illustrated activity book for girls is the ultimate summer companion, with many pages to fill in, bucket lists and creative DIY ideas.
| 12 +

Crämer, Jana (Author) Pauluth, Josephine (Illustrator)

Inspiring new activity book by the renowned body positivity messenger – packed with suggestions and encouragement

Jana Crämer hasn’t always had it easy, but she has always made the best of it. Being happy isn’t the same as being perfect: this much has Jana learned. This is also her message, and forms the basis of her second activity book. Includes anecdotes and quotations from her own life, full of ideas and encouraging exercises and with loads of space to write in. This book is like your best friend, a new and inspiring activity book by the renowned body positive blogger.

Be who you are! Blogger Jana motivates her readers to accept themselves as they are | 12 +

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

Ever-popular topic: birthday celebrations

The perfect gift for Little Owl fans – with hilarious rhymes and eye-catching illustrations

The Little Owl is all a-flutter. At last: it’s her birthday tomorrow! Early next morning, the Owl Parents celebrate with presents and cake. The sparrow, too, comes to wish her a happy birthday. And he’s not the only one: Granny, Grandpa and numerous other guests come to serenade her in a fabulous chorus. Oh, if only every day could be a birthday! | 18 months +

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

Perfect to sing along with The Little Owl – with simplified notation and chords

Suitable for childcare settings too!

The Little Owl Song Book gathers together the best songs sung by the little owl and her friends:
1. “Ow!” Said the Owl
2. The Unicorn Without A Horn
3. The Lobster is a Sobster
4. The Unicorn Seeks The Rainbow
5. Little Owl Doesn’t Want A Bath
6. Why Has The Bear Lost His Growl?
7. The Little Fox Hears A Noise
8. The Mouse With The Louse
9. Good Night, Little Owl!
10. The Beaver Has A Fever
11. Happy Birthday, Little Owl!
12. The Little Unicorn Looks For Mum | 18 months +

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

Oodles of jigsaw fun with the bestselling Little Owl – with charming rhymes and colourful illustrations

“Someone’s crying: who can it be?” Is it coming from the sea? The Little Owl sets straight off to find out. On her way, she bumps into the hedgehog, the pig, the beaver and the mouse, who all join in with the hunt. And who do they find in the end? Poor sad bee sitting by the sea. But now he’s happy again. “All alone and oh so sad – but now you’ve found me, I’m so glad!” Everyone’s happy again. Hurrah!

With six large-format mix and match jigsaw pieces.
Friendship: A topic close to everyone’s hearts.
Charming rhymes and colourful illustrations. | 18 months +

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

Who will help the little lobster? A book for everyone with a big heart

“Boohoo,” sobs the lobster. “I am so miserable.” The other animals are worried about their friend and try to comfort the little lobster and cheer him up. The plaice gives him a great big hug, the mussels snuggle up to him, and the starfish puts its arms around him. But all of that is still not enough to make him feel better. But then the sea horse swims up to her darling lobster and now he’s happy again.
An adorable comfort book for children to join in speaking the words and empathise with the lobster. With rhymes and bold, bright pictures. By the bestselling team that created Die Eule mit der Beule (“Ow!” Said The Owl).
| 12 months +

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

Look out, here comes a lovable mouse!
“Oh, no!” says the mouse. “I think I’ve got a louse.” However will the mouse get rid of it? The lamb, the rat, the bear and the cat all want to help her. But neither combing nor scratching does the trick. What a good thing that at some point the little louse has simply had enough and decides to leave, waving as she says “Thanks and goodbye”.
A delightfully amusing and particularly lovable board picture book story!

| 12 months +

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

The little unicorn is in despair. His horn simply refuses to grow! The goat offers to lend him one. The rhino comforts him, saying that his own horn also took a very long time to grow. Then horse gives him a kiss to make him feel better, and suddenly he feels something tingling on his forehead.

- Enchanting unicorn story, full of warmth and humour and totally kitsch-free.
- Trend topic unicorn – without the kitsch factor
- A new favourite from the creators of the popular “Ow!” said the Owl (“Die Eule mit der Beule”)
- Rhymes by Susanne Weber full of warmth, humour and charm

| 24 months +

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

A new story about the beloved unicorn who has no horn.

It’s raining. The little unicorn wonders what to do in this weather. A little bird suggests it could go and look for the rainbow. Easier said than done, though, because for that, you need rain and sunshine at the same time. The elephant offers to blow away a few clouds. Then out comes the sun and a rainbow appears in the sky.
“And now,” the unicorn laughs, “I’m going to turn the rainbow into a slide!”

The second book about the lovable unicorn with no horn will delight little girls’ hearts with a large portion of unicorn, rainbow and glitter.
| 24 months +

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

Poor little owl! A delightful book about making hurts better.

The little owl has hurt herself. The fox comes along and blows on the bump, the mouse brings a plaster and the snake strokes the little owl’s cheek. But what’s the best way to make it better? A kiss from Mummy Owl, of course! With the cutest little owl in the world, this book is an absolute favourite with very young children! A charming story of kindness and empathy told in clear pictures and simple rhymes children will have great fun joining in with.

18 months +

zur Brügge, Anne-Kristin (Author) Jacobs, Tanja (Illustrator)

The little fox tries to find out where the sound he just heard is coming from. First he meets a cow, who says “Moo!”. The sound didn’t come from her. Nor were the pig’s grunts, the cockerel’s cockadoodledoo or the owl’s hoots what he heard. And then the little fox discovers that his mummy made the sound because she was so happy to have her little darling back with her again.

What Did The Little Fox Hear? is now available with real sounds – six different animal sounds to be exact, for an experience with all the senses.
| 24 months +

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

A tubful of bathtime fun with the little owl!

It’s bath day at the owls’ house, but Little Owl doesn’t want to know. Mummy Owl offers her heaps of fluffy bubble bath and a yellow rubber duck, but nothing will tempt her into the water. Little Owl simply refuses to hop into the bath. Then mummy has a brilliant idea…

This Little Owl story by author duo Susanne Weber and Tanja Jacobs makes bathtime a delight for every child. | 0 +

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

Mummy wants to put her baby owl to bed. Too bad that the little owl is not at all sleepy. She tries out all kinds of things to make her tired. She listens to the birds, takes a lovely bath, and drinks tea made from leaves. But instead of falling asleep, she sings along with the birds, plays at being a pirate in the bath and has to go to the toilet again because she drank so much tea. Not until Mummy has finally kissed her goodnight can the little owl fall asleep. | 12 months +

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

The alpaca needs to do a poo.
It’s desperate. It can’t wait!
But will it manage to find a loo
In time, or will it be too late?

A humorous tale about every travelling parent’s nightmare.

From the best-selling duo who created The Little Owl
| 18 months +

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

A tubful of bathtime fun with the little owl!

It’s bath day at the owls’ house, but Little Owl doesn’t want to know. Mummy Owl offers her heaps of fluffy bubble bath and a yellow rubber duck, but nothing will tempt her into the water. Little Owl simply refuses to hop into the bath. Then mummy has a brilliant idea…

This Little Owl story by author duo Susanne Weber and Tanja Jacobs makes bathtime a delight for every child.
| 18 months +

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

This is Little Owl talking – this is how Christmas sounds

It’s Christmas. The owl gets some wonderful presents from Mummy and Daddy, Granny and Granddad. The owl is blissful, laughing happily, when it suddenly realises – oh no! – it didn’t think of presents itself! Luckily, it comes up with the very best present to give to the others, after all: “A kiss for everyone! There couldn’t be a better gift!” Each page produces a different sound. Little Owl can be heard speaking, unwrapping presents and, at the end of the story, even singing a Christmas carol.

Little Owl Celebrates Christmas can now be heard with a sweet little owl voice.
| 24 months +