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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 +

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 +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator)

The very best of friends! The little pig is happy at last!

The little pig is tired of being all on his own so he packs his things and sets out into the world to find himself a friend. Sadly, his first attempts with a chicken and a beaver are unsuccessful, but then the pig meets the little mouse and the pair end up romping and playing and the pig brushes the mouse’s fur while the mouse brushes the pig’s bristles. That’s how happy you can be if you have a friend!

A heart-warming story about friendship with charming rhymes to repeat and delightful pictures!
| 24 months +

Girod, Anke (Author) Melcher, Lea (Illustrator)

A love list.

14 and starting a new school? Ugh - talk about complicated! But Luv knows how to get her life into order: with her beloved lists. And, in fact, her new life isn’t so bad. She quickly sets up a makeshift barn in the garden so that she and her friends can pursue their hobby of upcycling. But what good are her lists when gorgeous Liam from Theatre Club appears in her life and intruders wreck her barn? And what does the anonymous list-writer want all of a sudden?

With brilliant upcyclying ideas for readers to try themselves, and illustrations inspired by bullet journaling - ideal for creative minds either with or without a propensity for lists!
| 12 +

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

Koku, whose full name is actually Konrad Kurdisch junior, is not only the owner of an enviable head of hair, he also has an acute environmental consciousness with which he has frequently driven his teachers to distraction and nearly brought lessons to a standstill. In the end, Koku changes not only his teachers and school, but also his ecological tactics. Instead of trying to convince people with arguments, he now tries to wake them up with secret campaigns – with Catherine, the girl he shares a desk with, and some other schoolmates as his partners ... | 12 +

Gotzen-Beek, Betina (Author) Gotzen-Beek, Betina (Illustrator)

Happy Birthday, dear Bobby! And everyone is coming to the party!

Bobby lives in a barrel behind Farmer Beppo’s chicken coop. There’s nothing he likes better than to work with his hands, making nice things. Now his birthday is coming up and he would like to have a party with his friends, Freda Ferret, Carl Compost and Erna Ardvaark. This year he simply must have a cream cake for his friends, so Bobby sets to work. But baking a big cake turns out to be more difficult than he thought. Will Bobby’s birthday party be a success?

The delightful picture book by Betina Gotzen-Beek is the perfect birthday present, full of bright colours and so much fun!

English translation available!
| 3 +

Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Wilharm, Sabine (Illustrator)

A little pig wants to go for a swim but never actually manages to get into the water. First of all, the dog asks to borrow his rubber ring, then the cat wants his cap, the rabbit wants to play with his ball, the crocodile needs his sunglasses and then the badger gobbles up all of his biscuits. Finally, when the little pig tries to help the bear out of a muddy hole and ends up falling in himself, it’s the last straw for the little pig. Now the other animals all feel sorry about their behaviour and come back to help the little pig. But then they also slide into the hole and before they know it, they are all in the middle of a hilarious mud fight!

| 3 +

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

Down the loo? Paul’s weird and wonderful journey to the depths of the sewage system
What do you do when your best friend is flushed down the toilet? For Paul the answer is perfectly clear – he will have to climb down into the sewage system to rescue him. And that’s not such an easy job because the friend in question is the Mississippi alligator Orinoco. To his great astonishment, Paul meets a whole gang of children who live down there. Can it really be better living there than at home?
An enchanting children’s adventure and a tumultuous story about family and friendship.
| 10 +

Girod, Anke (Author) D'Oro, Miri (Illustrator)

Imagination embarks on a journey with June! June is 12 years old and an absolute travel freak – but one with sadly no travel experience at all. Now it’s time to put an end to that – and to her trips to visit Auntie Ernie in the Harz Mountains. How else is she ever going to become a good travel reporter? After all, she does already have a travel blog. But then June and her friend Will meet a sad little circus lady, Miss Pabs, who has to save her family from unscrupulous villains. With Miss Pabs and her magical suitcase, an adventurous trip around the world begins for June and Will – at long last!

A bold character with an ambitious dream, girls will find her easy to identify with, a fantastic travel adventure with a touch of magic and even a real live blog on Instagram and Wordpress!
| 9 +

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 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Strubel, Sepp (Author) Scholz, Barbara (Illustrator)

The Opodeldoks live in Grasland and lead a completely contented life. At least they would if it weren’t for inquisitive Little Deldok, who wants to know what lies beyond the mountains. As nobody will tell him, he decides to find out all by himself. And so he and his friend Helen the Hen cobble together the most amazing inventions in order to take a look beyond the mountains. And when their idea with the catapult machine and the kite actually works, Little Deldok and Helen find themselves thrown into the middle of a proper adventure! Because behind the mountains lies Woodland, home not only of the Woodland people – among them the nice Woodland girl Mogla – but also strange Bouncing Boxes that Little Deldok really has to watch out for. What is the secret behind this peculiar machine and why don’t the Woodlanders have a good word to say for the Opodeldoks? Little Deldok has some exciting adventures before finally discovering the truth, which is that the greedy, grabbing Silver Deldok is to blame. Unfortunately, putting a stop to his little game turns out to be anything but simple…

A delightful story based on an idea by Paul Maar that’s ideal for reading aloud. A new edition with lots of wonderful illustrations by Barbara Scholz.
| 8 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Kunert, Almud (Illustrator)

Black city, white knight – an adventure that brings different worlds together
One day, Lance finds a hole in the wall that surround Northwood and discovers a black world he has never before heard of on the other side of Darkstream. He meets Joe on the banks of the stream and before they know it, the two friends find themselves caught up in a perilous adventure. Something strange and evil is threatening Northwood, life in the black city becomes less and less bearable for Joe’s family and a white knight leaves puzzling messages for Lance and Joe. Very soon, the boys stumble across a mysterious connection between their two worlds and a dark secret from Lance’s past… | 10 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Rupp, Dominik (Illustrator)

Super for heroes not yet reading for themselves!
Who says superheroes are only for older children? Marmelo, who saves bread and jam from falling jammy-side-down on the floor, is probably cooler than Spiderman was at the age of four. And Super-Erik saves an entire town from mega-mean Mega-Panda. With these superheroes around, who’s going to wait for Batman or until they can read for themselves? And in any case, being read to is always super!

Crazy, hilarious read-aloud stories in vibrant colours!
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Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Gerigk, Julia (Illustrator)

It’s all so exciting! Paula and Sina are practising hard with their ponies because they’re being allowed to take part in the gymkhana that’s coming up soon. Then a new girl turns up at the stables. Her name is Alice and she’s a real show-off and she sneaks extra food to her pony, Nero, so that he will be stronger than all the other ponies. Paula’s first gymkhana is causing so much excitement! Now, who do you think will be the winner?

A new story for horse-mad girls by bestselling author Ursel Scheffler.
| 7 +

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

Paul Maar’s Sat in a swanky restaurant? Fingers crossed all goes well!
Mr Pocketbeer wants to go for a posh meal with the Sat. But instead of behaving beautifully, the Sat gobbles up the menu and starts arguing with the waiter. In no time at all, the pair are back on the doorstep. But when they get to the nearest hot-dog stand, they hit on a brilliant idea that will let them enjoy fancy society food after all.
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Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

The Oggly kids have the place all to themselves
Oh, my green cheesy sock! The pesky blue Oggly wants to invite the other Ogglies to his 500th burpday. Oggly-Daddy, Oggly-Mummy, Oggly-Grandma and Oggly-Granddad accept his invitation. Only the Oggly children expect it will be stinky-fart-boring and definitely don’t want to go with them. So they stay home all alone on the rubbish tip to do something that’s absolutely forbidden: they clean it and really tidy it up!

Once again, Erhard Dietl’s iconic Ogglies make reading a pile of fun.
1.6 million Oggly beginning readers sold
The autumn 2015 Oggly book placed 9th in the Dein SPIEGEL ranking
| 7 +

Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Gerigk, Julia (Illustrator)

Aunt Elfie is wrapping presents for the kids at the children’s home and a snowstorm in the night has left everything gleaming white. Paula and Sina are thrilled! Now they can build a snowman and ride on the pony sleigh with Ian. And they also use the Christmas sleigh to distribute all the presents. And best of all, when Christmas finally arrives, Comet, Paula’s favourite pony, gives birth to a foal!

Strong traditional character meets the ever-popular subject of horses
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Bertram, Rüdiger (Author) Schulmeyer, Heribert (Illustrator)

Oh, no! Kay’s shoes suddenly go missing at school. Can someone have stolen them? COOLMAN immediately starts investigating, gathering clues, taking fingerprints and lying in wait for the culprit. Will he manage to solve the case?
COOLMAN in hilariously tempestuous Sherlock Holmes mode
| 6 +

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

Socks can do more than simply hang from the mantelpiece!
The toe sock feels so lonely: Who on earth is it going to celebrate Christmas with? Everyone else is so different. The slipper sock is far too slow, the knee sock is too tall, and the sneaker sock is rushing round the Christmas tree so fast that all the baubles are falling off. Then the sound of music wafts in from the living room. A small finger glove is playing Christmas carols on the piano. They sound even better with five toes playing the accompaniment!
| 4 +

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

SATsational! The Sat’s first adventure for beginning readers!
The Sat hasn’t been living with Mr Pocketbeer for very long and doesn’t have anything to wear yet. So they go to the department store to look for suitable clothes, but there they find that not a suit nor a leather jacket is sturdy enough for the Sat: All of the suits burst at the seams when the Sat takes a breath, and the leather jacket he simply gobbles up without a second thought. Then the pair have a wonderful idea!
The first book in the series featuring the funniest stories from the children’s books about the Sat. Revised and illustrated for beginning readers by Paul Maar himself.
Büchersterne learn-to-read books for reception class and year 2 children: large print, short paragraphs and lots of pictures to help beginning readers understand the words.
Mega seller Sat: more than 4.5 million copies sold!
| 7 +

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 +

Kaiblinger, Sonja (Author) Kohl, Daniela (Illustrator)

You can be whoever you want to be! But do you know who you are?

Ophelia’s transformation skills are more practical than you might think. After all, (in the guise of Amalia) she finally gets to kiss Cliff, the boy she’s crazy about. But then it’s time for the whole school to set off for the Highland Games. And because not only Cliff and the real Amalia join them on the journey, but also Ophelia’s twin sister, their three loopy aunts and Adrian, who is absolutely nuts about Ophelia, heartache and chaos are a foregone conclusion. Strange things happen and Ophelia realises that she has another relation staying at camp incognito.

Mistaken at the second kiss, the second book in Sonja’s comic and complicated tale of transformation.
| 12 +

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 +

Opel-Götz, Susann (Author) Opel-Götz, Susann (Illustrator)

Three big smackeroos for a frog! The funniest fairy-tale mix-up of all time
When the old king retires, he gives Princess Anna half of his kingdom. Why only half? Anna is used to getting only the best, only the biggest and most beautiful and now she is supposed to put up with only half a kingdom? The other half is to go to the hero who will rescue and marry her. But Anna doesn’t want a hero for one thing, and for another, she cannot find one! Neither pea soup nor dwarves nor kissing frogs can conjure up a hero. Then she comes upon Jacob, the puppeteer, in the middle of a field. Couldn’t he be a hero for Anna? A princess to steal any heart ! A truly beautiful picturebook with lots of humour – for the whole family. | 4 +

Polák, Stephanie (Author) Steigerwald, Kathrin (Illustrator)

Ever since he saved her from being run down by a milk cart, Stella’s heart beats only for him: for Lennert. He’s the amazingly handsome singer of the school band, who has all the girls in love with him. So he’s light years away from Stella. But then Stella gets her big chance when she is asked to write a report on the band for her radio project group! The trouble is, the drummer’s spiteful girlfriend is constantly bad-mouthing her. For Stella, it’s the start of an emotional rollercoaster ride – at the end of which a very different boy might be waiting for Stella.

A book that says: Take the plunge! Believe in yourself!

A light-hearted book of encouragement for girls, told with warmth and humour
Age-appropriate topics: first love, friendship, music
Popular settings, like music radio stations and clubs
| 12 +

Manhart, Verena (Author) Frank, Pascal (Illustrator)

You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours! Albert the monkey has hurt his paw? Mr Toucan, come quickly! The zebra has got his stripes mixed up? Mr Toucan is right there to sort them out. Grandma Jaguar has lost her way? Mr Toucan helps her to find it. Until, yes, until Mr Toucan doesn’t turn up, no matter how loudly they call. And then they find him, completely exhausted. Perhaps, the jungle inhabitants think to themselves, it’s about time we looked after Mr Toucan instead of it always being the other way round?

An unusually striking style of illustration and a poetic story that covers important subjects like showing consideration and helping others.
| 4 +

Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Skibbe, Edda (Illustrator)

These two never miss a trick! Juma Kliebenstein’s child heroes certainly liven life up!
Anton and Antonia are back again and causing all kinds of chaos. Whether it’s at a birthday party, at the supermarket or while they carry out under-cover investigations in the new neighbours’ garden, this pair never runs out of ideas. Also, they prove how well they can look after themselves and even take care of Mr. Feldmann’s pet bird – and have masses of fun into the bargain!

Amusing stories with lots of situation comedy. Perfect for beginning readers and to read aloud.
| 8 +

Matt, Natalie (Author) Matthes, Silas (Author)

| 14 +

Arold, Marliese (Author) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator) Scholz, Barbara (Illustrator)

Excitement, spooky fun, all told in a witty style!
Oh, no! First the ghosts run off and then someone kidnaps them! Max and Sophie are rushed off their feet trying to get them back to Ghost Park safe and sound. But then Sophie is kidnapped, too, and Max can only save her by turning into a ghost himself. But how can a ghost turn back into a boy? Thank goodness, it all ends happily, with the kidnappers sentenced to thirty years of cleaning up the underground ghost archives.
This two-volume story features delightfully spooky pictures by Barbara Scholz.

This series has sold more than 100,000 books
| 8 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Krause, Ute (Illustrator)

What if ...? Bello the dog turned into a human being!

“If that old woman hadn’t come into Daddy’s chemist‘s shop, we would have been spared a great deal of excitement.” That’s how the story of Max and his dog, Bello, begins – Mr Bello, to be precise. The blue liquid the strange old woman brings Max’s father makes plants grow unnaturally quickly. But when Bello drinks some of the supposed fertiliser, Max gets the surprise of his life. The liquid, you see, turns animals into human beings!
An uproarious tale of transformation by Paul Maar – with amusing illustrations by Ute Krause.

8 +

Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Skibbe, Edda (Illustrator)

Very best friends, thousands of pranks! Refreshingly light-hearted adventures
Why do the pigs suddenly start rushing crazily all over the place? The farmer should be pleased there’s a bit of life in the pigsty for a change! And Daddy could also be grateful that Antony and Antonia tried to smooth out the dents in his car with a hammer. The pair cannot understand what all the fuss is about and their parents cannot believe how two children can get up to so much mischief. But then, what else is there to do if you have as many good ideas as Antony and Antonia!
A lively children’s book about two imaginative friends: excitement on the farm, a chaotic birthday part and much, much more!
| 8 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Krause, Ute (Illustrator)

Take… Just what does it take to brew a potion that will transform dogs into humans? Life could be so fantastic! Max has found a real friend in Mr Bello and that’s the way they both want it to stay! To make sure it does, Mr Bello regularly has to drink a peculiar blue juice that stops him from turning back into a dog. The trouble is, there’s only one bottle of the stuff. The recipe for the transformation drink was invented by Max’s great-grandfather and Max is certain there must be some old notes about the ingredients somewhere. When he and Mr Bello find his great-grandfather’s formula, they will be able to make the potion themselves! So they start searching – and have a thrilling adventure with a totally surprising end! The second story about Max and Mr Bello – uproarious, hilarious and packed with surprises!
| 8 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Grossmann-Hensel, Katharina (Illustrator)

What if?
Original and inventive: Paul Maar!

One day Mr Martin starts turning invisible, he continues to fade a little bit more every day until he disappears entirely from view. No doctor can help him – after all, it’s hardly an easy job if you can’t see the patient. People in the street are bewildered to see Mr Martin’s dog out for his walk apparently without his master. There are sausages sizzling in the frying pan, but where’s the cook? Luckily, Mr Martin discovers that being invisible can also have its good side. He particularly likes it when Mrs Savitzky, his cleaner, unintentionally sits on his lap. Will she carry on doing it when Mr Martin stops being invisible?
| 4 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Hansen, Christiane (Illustrator)

The Mompses Matti and Momme live on an island quite a long way away, roughly half way between here and Lilliput. Although they look very alike, they are actually very different. Matti is fearless and longs to see the world, Momme is fearful and prefers to stay at home – until one day Matti sets out for the jungle. | 7 +

Smoltczyk, Alexander (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator)

Ten-year-old Smilla cannot believe her eyes: In the sky above the city, there’s a heart – formed by a huge flock of starlings – and now a face, too! What on earth can it all mean? Of course, Smilla and her best friend simply must find out who is behind it,especially as so many other strange things have suddently been happening recently. In fact, the Pope actually farted during his Wednesdayaudience! And Francesco Totti actually scored an own goal! It would all be a big joke if there were not a well-kept secret in the Vatican… An enchanting debut children’s book full of wordplay and a mysterious phenomenon.

| 10 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Sönnichsen, Imke (Illustrator)

Fantastic holidays! The latest from Antonia Michaelis' adventure beach.
When Ella returns to the island of Usedom in the holidays, she is hoping to have as wonderful an adventure as she did the year before. And she doesn’t have long to wait because it soon begins to unfold. Number Seven, the nice boy from the Blue Riders, has already got himself into difficulties and desperately needs to be taken to safety. Ella smuggles him on board a cruise liner. But there’s a strange troupe of theatre people sniffing around. Is Number Seven really safe here?
Ella Fox’s second adventure on the Baltic coast, an imaginative and gripping children’s detective story.
| 8 +