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Fantastic and even scientifically proven: Maluna is the favourite fairy of four- to nine-year-olds!
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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.
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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!
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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 +
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 +
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 +
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!
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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 +
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 +
An unusually striking style of illustration and a poetic story that covers important subjects like showing consideration and helping others.
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It’s the middle of the night when the small pig’s curiosity gets the better of him and he sneaks into the white house at the edge of the village and settles down for a sleep on the sofa there. He has absolutely no idea that this is the house where the great big, greedy Grommels live. And they are anything but pleased when they discover their impudent guest the following morning. But a small pig isn’t going to be frightened by huge teeth and long claws, is he? Or is he? Author and illustrator Iris Wewer tells a wonderfully warm-hearted story of bravery and friendship, with a lovable main character and terrifying monsters, which is also perfect for nursery school.
A delightfully cheeky pig in a wonderful story of bravery and friendship
Full English translation available!
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One day, independently of each other, both Ole and Siri come across three very bewildering “twins” dressed in kimonos. The three give each of the children a parcel. Both unwrap their present at home and discover a small, blue and pink-striped box with a large red button inside. The box is accompanied by a small card with the words: Please do not press! Of course, they both find it very hard to keep their fingers from pressing the button straight away – but Siri manages to resist the temptation, and so does Ole. On the following day, Siri’s teacher sets the class the task of splitting into twos and preparing a talk – and who should end up working together on the project than Siri and Ole? When they meet up at home to work on their talk, they notice that they have both been given one of the weird boxes with a button they are for some reason not supposed to press. Siri rings up her best friend, Ivana, who immediately joins them. What can these strange boxes possibly mean? But then bubbly Ivana suddenly grabs both boxes … and presses! The next day, the whole town is completely topsy-turvy. Women suddenly seem to prefer going to the DIY store than the shoe shop, the girls in school are being really loud and boisterous while the boys stand round in little groups, giggling and whispering. Even the cats and dogs have switched roles. Although their upside-down world is great fun for the children to start with, things suddenly begin to get more and more out of hand...
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The farmyard is filled with a great mooing and squawking! That’s because the hens and the cows are arguing about which is most important, eggs or milk, and neither side is prepared to back down. Then Bobby Barrel has a super idea and suggests they hold a competition to decide the winner. And because Bobby is the world’s best invention inventor, he puts together a challenging race course for the animals. But when all’s said and done, can anyone really say if one is more important than the other?
The ingenious inventor’s second adventure - in the very best Pettersson and Findus tradition and with lots of farmyard pictures teeming with detail.
| 3 +
Mara is being allowed to take riding lessons – on a proper horse. But she still pays a daily visit to her “secret pony”, the old mare Mimi-Mathilda. When her neighbour tells Mara that her daughter used to ride Mimi-Mathilda in lots of gymkhanas, Mara can’t help thinking that she could do that, too! Another episode in the series of warm, funny books about the great friendship between an old pony and a little girl. Two double pages of pictures in the middle section give eager young readers a short reading break.
•\x09Volume 2 in the warm, funny pony series
•\x09Bright, amusing pictures
| 7 +
George would like to learn how to fly because he doesn’t get as far as he would like by just hopping. His friend Bo, the dung beetle, does his best to stop him. He knows from past experience how difficult it is to get off the ground. And he’s right. What a good thing the pair meet Belle, the dragonfly. She can’t actually teach them to fly, but she does take them on an exciting journey of discovery into the big, wide world, to Ireland and Italy, to the North Sea and Egypt and all the way up into the Himalayas.
Fifteen delightful adventures with George, the grasshopper. To read aloud or for children to read to themselves.
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Max and Sophie are friends and they share a really unusual part-time job, they work in an enchanted garden – in fact, it’s a park full of ghosts! But not all of the ghosts are very nice to them … but when the mysterious new lord of the manor tries to get rid of Max and Sophie, the pair are very relieved to find that their new ghost friends are there to help them.
| 8 +
Paula is one of the most popular series for beginning readers in the Oetinger programme!
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Jersey dreams for football maniacs
A new jersey for the team! Jacob now has his name and the number 10 on his back – just like a pro. Only Paul can’t understand why Jacob and his team mate Tom are so proud of their new kit. And then just before their first home game, Jacob’s jersey suddenly disappears, almost as though the earth had opened up and swallowed it! It’s lucky for him that Paul is a true friend…
| 7 +
Is there anything nicer than a holiday at a real castle? You can ride horses there, swim and play cricket or tennis. In the evening, Mr. Singh, a famous television storyteller, enchants the children. To eleven-year-old Miranda, it’s all seems like paradise. But after a few days, everything changes and instead of playing games, they have to do boring things like drawing or handicrafts. When Mr. Singh disappears, Miranda thinks he’s been kidnapped. But her friends Joe and Cymbeline have another suspicion. Whilst searching for the truth, the three of them experience an exciting adventure that even puts them in mortal danger!
A thrilling children's detective novel! | 10 +
“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.
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!
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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?
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Tightrope walking, jumping through burning hoops and brilliant magic tricks: the Moonshine Circus Ella Fox has started in the holidays on the island of Usedom could be so wonderful! But suddenly the sense of excitement changes with the creepy Blue Riders hot on the circus children’s heels. This is more adventure than Ella was after!
A perfectly uproarious holiday read with lots of humour and suspense from popular author Antonia Michaelis.
| 8 +
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.
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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 +
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!
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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 +
A new story for horse-mad girls by bestselling author Ursel Scheffler.
| 7 +
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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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!
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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!
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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 +