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Torn between her feelings for Brynn and Ash, Rina continues to patrol the streets of the Northside as Alleycat. But Brynn’s father, boss of The Musicians gang, is hot on her heels so that Rina is forced to flee. Will she still be able to solve the mystery of her brother’s death? And which of the two boys is the right one for her: Ash or Brynn? The thrilling finale!
Rock star romance in trendy comic setting
Second and last book in this two-part series
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How exciting: at Lisa’s new school, there’s a rumour going round about a secret club! But nobody knows what it’s all about or who is in it. Lisa and her friends think that it might be a kind of Dead Poets’ Society, a Second Life online club or a circle of elitist pupils. Others suspect it might be a historical secret society or a casting agency’s promotion. Lisa decides to solve the mystery about the club – and in doing so, she not only puts her friendships to the test, but also falls in love for the first time.
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Borka is a girl who was raised by lions. When poachers capture her lion parents, the 18-year-old follows them to the royal court, where her courage and strength earn her the position of bodyguard to the crown prince. Borka accompanies Prince Feodor on a perilous journey, by the end of which she not only knows her own past, but also the person to whom her heart and future belong.
Where exactly is your home when you come from two worlds?
Her forest - green, secluded, peaceful. That’s where 16-year-old Borka lives as a member of a pride of lions.
The royal court – loud, power-hungry, gruesome. That’s where Prince Feodor lives. As heir to the throne, he is required to prove himself in a battle with two lions.
Both worlds collide one fateful day and Borka’s life changes for ever. Where does she belong? And will she ever learn the truth about her past?
Two worlds, one prince, a lion girl: a romantasy unlike any you’ve read before
Focuses on strength and wildness, background and identity | 14 +
Maluna Moonshine’s magical forest secrets
There are many secrets in the magical forest, and Maluna knows all of them. All of them? No, of course not – but she would love to. Therefore, she’s taking us with her on a journey. She gives away a few secrets along the way; she herself discovers a few in these eight new stories. Needless to say, she’s helped out by bearers and keepers of secrets big and small. Maluna is there for all of us! | 4 +
When 17-year-old Leah is banished by her mother to the elite boarding school Elm Castle in the forests of North Carolina, she quickly realises that things are not as they should be. Her room-mate Carter threatens her, and in the forest she encounters a blood-stained and apparently confused boy. Apart from Reese, who befriends her, and the charming Casper, everyone at Elm Castle seems to be pretty messed up as a result of a girl having vanished without trace two years previously. Leah starts to investigate, and discovers secret upon secret…
- Tension with a tinge of mystery - un-put-downable!
- Creepy witchcraft setting: there’s no escape.
- An elite boarding school right in the middle of the gloomy forest, in which all the heroine’s friends have a possible motive. | 16 +
Six-year-old Edda lives in Moss Lane, and she and her friends’ favourite place to play is “America”, the overgrown plot of land on the other side of the road. But then builders come along and put up a house there, of all places. Of course, Edda is definitely going to hate the new people for ever! It’s just too bad that she and the boy who moves into the new house get on like a house on fire from the word go.
A great book for reading aloud, with depth and humour
Like a best friend: a delightfully genuine narrator
For everyone who loves feel-good stories like “Sommerby”.
BÜCHER magazine awarded "Edda of Moss Lane" their “Grandios” seal of approval!
“Marvellous, the way Jasmin Schaudinn inhabits the emotional world of the first-person narrator. The author knows exactly what goes on in the minds of six-year-olds… a terrific debut that leaves you wanting more! Edda conquers the hearts of her readers!“ | 6 +
Paula’s the only one who can help! Tom is the new pony on the farm, but he’s so timid he won’t let anyone near him. That’s because his previous owner left him alone far too much. But Paula doesn’t give up, persists with her mysterious pony whisperer talents and keeps on inching closer to Tom – until he is finally eating out of her hand!
Book 3 in the new pony series featuring Paula: a book all about horses and friendship that girls are sure to love!
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On a field trip, twins Ira and Vanjo lose their way in the woods. They seek sanctuary in a dilapidated sanatorium, where they encounter a group of young people from a boot camp. But something isn't right. Why do all routes lead back to the doors of the sanatorium? Where are the nocturnal gasping and shuffling sounds coming from? Thrown back on their own resources, there's only one thing they can do: solve the mystery of the sanatorium. However, the tensions within the group are mounting, and it soon transpires that they are in real danger.
- Highest level excitement and mystery
- Netflix-style mystery - has similarities with "The Society", "Dark" and "Stranger Things".
- Nightmarish setting: an abandoned sanatorium.
- Group dynamics, psychological tension, dual narrative perspective.
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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.
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The tension is mounting for the teenagers lost in the woods. Mistrust and mutual suspicions are now threatening to tear the group asunder. But suddenly an even greater peril strikes from outside: the teenagers aren’t alone in the woods, and find themselves facing mortal danger. Wicca, modern-day witches, are pursuing their black magic, and are seeking a human sacrifice for their forthcoming important ritual …
Volume 2 of the mystery trilogy set in the abandoned sanatorium.
Dramatic and pacey, with constantly switching perspectives: a thrilling read in the manner of all the best series.
Dramatic cliffhanger finale of volume 5 makes this a must-read
In the eagerly anticipated sixth volume of the bestselling series by Tanya Stewner, Alea Aquarius’s adventures take a new turn. Robbed of all their memories, the Alpha Cru have to reorientate themselves. Who is targeting them? Who is the man with the black coat and the barrel organ who is watching them from the harbour? And were there originally more members of the gang? Alea wouldn’t be Alea if she didn’t decide to take on her adversaries in order to save her friends, even if the odds seem to be stacked against her.
Bestseller: 640,000 Alea Aquarius books and audio-books sold | 10 +
Jade is starting her last year at the Clockmakers’ Academy. She’s supposed to be preparing for her final exams along with her friends Orla and Mat - but then comes the sudden disappearance of their ally Master Gridlock, the leader of the Time Inheritors. Are Chronos and his evil Time Knights responsible? Jade throws herself into trying to return the magical second hand to Time House in order to stop Chronos. But whom can she really count on in her battle against the powers of the Un-World? Volume 3 of the Time Inheritors trilogy, packed full of mystery, magic and excitement which will appeal to all fantasy fans.
The spectacular finale of the Time Inheritors trilogy.
Praised by readers, and a favourite with book bloggers.
Atmospheric fantasy: exciting, magical, mystery-packed.
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- Book 2 in the glittering series about Vega, Stella and cherished wishes
- Colourful, fanciful illustrations by Erica-Jane Waters | 8 +
A magical secret society in present-day London – our new atmospheric fantasy trilogy in a boarding school setting
The summer holidays are just beginning when Jade unexpectedly finds herself back at the Clockmakers Academy in London. There she learns that she belongs to an ancient secret society of time guardians. From now on, Jade and her classmates will be taught such fascinating topics as time-window leaping and demon defence. And Jade is really going to need these newly acquired skills because Chronos has set his sights on gaining dominion over time. And Jade also finds that of all “people,” Harper, an overanxious guardian spirit, has been appointed to protect her.
The first book of a richly illustrated trilogy – mysterious, magical and gripping | 13 +
Jade has returned the magic hour hand to the Time Inheritors’ Society. However, her best friend Mat lost his powers in the process, and now has to leave the Academy. Fortunately, Jade still has Orla and Henry. But why has Henry suddenly started rebuffing her? And then there’s the mysterious stranger who she sees creeping around the Clockmakers’ Market. Could it be that the Time Knights have returned? They’ve only ever had malice in mind ...
Best selling topics in a totally original form: time, school, secret societies | 13 +
The teenagers slowly begin to uncover the secrets surrounding the abandoned sanatorium. They realise that their great enemy isn’t Wicca, but one of their own group. The tension mounts - and culminates in a gripping showdown. Will the teenagers manage to set their differences aside in order to survive? This battle has long since ceased to be theirs alone.
Mystery in the style of Netflix dramas “The Society”, “Dark”, and “Stranger Things”.
The trilogy’s finale - with a completely unexpected ending.
13-year-old Lina lives in the mountains with her father and brother. When she is given the mare Fjella, it seems as if her happiness is complete. However, the caramel-coloured pony is beyond unusual, and has a horny place between her ears... Soon not only Fjella but also Lina and her friend David are in danger – for Fjella is very special, and unfortunately the wrong people get wind of this.
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Thou Shalt (Not) Bear False Witness
For Fans of “One of Us Is Lying” - as thrilling as they come!
Rena is responsible for the death of her friend Joe. Nobody wants anything more to do with her. Nobody, that is, apart from the stranger who has been sending her various weird challenges via WhatsApp. All of them are related to the Seven Deadly Sins. If she doesn’t fulfil a particular challenge, one of the people she loves will pay for it. Rena has no choice but to obey. However, the game becomes increasingly grisly, and there’s no escape for her. Who’s behind all these messages? How is it connected with Joe’s death? And, more importantly: how can she put a stop to this diabolical game?
- First class thriller.
- Treacherous game involving secret messages and mortal danger.
- Compelling, shockingly realistic story about revenge and mortal sin. | 14 +
Spooky things are happening at the Escape School since a banned magic spell has conjured up a pack of horrid hobgoblins. They cause complete chaos throughout the entire school and put the pupils in grave danger. Only by solving the tricky puzzles can emerging readers conquer evil.
Innovative way to encourage children to read: making them become part of the story.
Plugs into the long-standing “Escape/Exit Game” trend.
Includes numerous puzzles and a bonus poster
Incredible: all the children and teachers at school have frozen solid - as if they were in the Sleeping Beauty fairytale. What has happened? Has someone been putting something in their breakfast? And can the untruthful mirror give them the crucial clue? You, the reader, need to solve the various puzzles to find out what’s going on. It’s the only way you’re going to save the school!
Innovative way to encourage children to read: making them become part of the story.
Plugs into the long-standing “Escape/Exit Game” trend.
Includes numerous puzzles and a bonus poster.
Miri is in despair: just before Christmas, she discovers that her parents’ riding school is in financial difficulties. Will most of their Icelandic ponies have to be sold? Miri and her friends Jule and Fiona decide to help out, and organise a big Christmas market. When news reaches them of a legendary treasure-trove, the threesome set off to find it. Can they save the riding school and the Christmas market? | 9 +
A brand-new Sat story, illustrated by acclaimed author Paul Maar.
The Sat isn't allowed to do anything! So it spends its days being bored while Mr Taschenbier is at work. Through the window, it spies a couple of children clambering aboard a dragon. The Sat wishes it could do the same. As the dragon shop is shut, though, the Sat decides just this once to use the forbidden Wish Machine. Lo and behold: a little dragon appears before him! An entertaining game of hide and seek ensues, because Mrs Rotkohl must, needless to say, not discover what's going on. However, there's no way to hide the fact that everyone is so happy all of a sudden. For the Sat managed to conjure up a Chinese lucky dragon!
- A new Sat story written and illustrated by Paul Maar.
- Immense multi-generational fan-base - over 5 million copies sold in Germany.
- Translated into 23 languages
- New: rhyming chapter titles | 7 +
It’s a big moment for small Goodnight Fairies: the little air fairy Minimee Breeze is starting school. Who’s going to help her? Maluna Moonshine, of course! Thank goodness Maluna can count on the other fairies in the Magical Forest, too. Would you like to know how Minimee’s first day goes? Whether there are other little fairies from the Magical Forest at her school? Whether there are enough goody bags to go round? Then snuggle up and listen as Mum or Dad reads you the story. Enjoy - and sleep well!
The little Goodnight Fairy repackaged.
Three unbeatable topics in one: fairies, bedtime, magic
Maluna’s best friend Pepita Polkadot is in trouble! Maluna immediately sets out to help her. But what can a little fairy do when confronted by sinister salamanders, glowering newts, and blobby monsters? All sorts of things! Give your favourite soft toy a big cuddle as you listen to Maluna’s latest adventure. Enjoy - and good night!
Maluna Moonshine with a magical new look.
Unbeatable trio of topics: fairies, going to sleep, magic.
Enchanting stories with magical illustrations.
Thanks to her ability to become other other people, impersonator Elodie is hired by soap star Wynter to take the latter's place on the set of "Wonderful Intrigues". Thus begins a secret game based on lies. Wynter doesn't want to carry on pretending to be in a relationship with her co-star Nord just for PR purposes. Elodie, who needs the money to pay for her sister's hospital treatment, initially finds the idea - and Nord - very attractive. Before very long, though, the lines between fake and reality become dangerously blurred. Will the masks slip?
- Film set glamour, intrigue and false identities.
- A protagonist who can become other people: a gripping plot with a compelling fantasy twist.
- Potential to become a top seller: on point romance, with all the ingredients to make a successful series.
Along with thousands of other kids across the globe, Sam, Bent, Svea, Li und Marta-Zofia dream of being accepted by one of the five Ninja Academies. In Berlin, on their first secret mission, the five are taken to the limits of their extraordinary abilities. For this very reason the kids have to stick together and trust one another, while everything they thought they knew about the international Ninja world is thrown into question. Who is good, and who is evil? Nothing is as it seems! Thus begins the real story…
The Mission is the start of a spectacular series of books by the cult author and martial artist Kai Lüftner for children aged 9+.
- Ninjas: a massive trend among kids, teens and adults - on TV, in clubs, gaming etc.
- The brilliant first novel in this thrilling action series by cult author and martial artist Kai Lüftner.
- Striking design; enhanced by trading cards and letters.
Watch the Trailer to the series here! | 9 +
- The Ninja kids are true heroes!
- Action, adventure, challenges, friendship: all the ingredients for a bestseller.
- The action-packed sequel to the explosive “Ninja Academy” series by the successful children’s autor Kai Lüftner.
It’s bad enough that the net is tightening ever more around the resistance fighters, the Goemons - but Momo is behaving increasingly oddly, too. To make matters worse: Sam’s father suddenly appears. And this meeting changes everything.
- Volume 3 of the fast-paced Ninja series - five extraordinary kids and non-stop action!
- Not your average school day - gripping stories for all boys and girls aged 9+
- By the hit children’s book author Kai Lüftner
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Love, friendship, adventure - and longing for a reunion: it’s the seventh volume in the Alea Aquarius series! This time, Alea and Lennox set out overland to reach the Lorelei Rocks. They believe Alea’s twin sister Anthea to be there. Will the twins manage to meet up again? And will their meeting reactivate Alea’s mermaid capabilities?
- The eagerly awaited new instalment of the number one best-selling series.
- Compelling themes: protection of the environment, friendship, solidarity.
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