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Walter, Naeko (Illustrator)

Picture-book wonderland! The eight best-loved children’s classics in one book. Twelve illustrated double pages for each classic, all retold in age-appropriate language. It contains: PETER PAN, HEIDI, LITTLE PETER’S TRIP TO THE MOON, ALI BABA AND THE 40 THIEVES, NILS HOLGERSSON, ALICE IN WUNDERLAND, THE WIZARD OF OZ and PINOCCHIO.
The perfect present!
| 3 +

Dreller, Christian (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

New stories for inquisitive kids! Why don’t penguins get cold feet? Can plants talk to each other? And is the sloth really slothful? Answers to these and lots more fascinating children’s questions are best found in a good story, making learning storytime fun. And parents may also find they, too, learn something new at the same time.
The sequel to the popular book Why are Bananas Curved? is packed 22 fascinating stories that are simply brimming interesting facts.
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Dreller, Christian (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

For everyone who wants to know exactly what’s what!
Children aren’t the only ones who can learn something here! This read-aloud book provides surprising answers to some of the burning questions children ask and playfully imparts knowledge almost by chance. These are just some of the children’s questions the book answers: Why do the stars shine? Where is the wind when it isn’t blowing? Where does the sun go at night? How does the salt get into the sea? How does cheese get its holes? Can fish drown? Why don’t woodpeckers get a headache when they drum? Why do milk teeth fall out? Why do some people have dark skin?
| 5 +

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

Read-aloud answers to all the clever questions children ask

Why is it dark at night? Why do we sleep at night? Why are children fascinated by the night but at the same time frightened of the dark? And most importantly, what should we do when children bombard us with an unending stream of questions? This book answers the questions children ask most often about night-time and darkness in child-appropriate read-aloud stories from which older children can also learn.

Where is the Sun at Night? Read-aloud Stories for Inquisitive Children playfully packaged information in read-aloud stories, idea for children of four and over.
| 4 +

Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Orosz, Susanne (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

Why, why? Ask, and you’ll get an answer!

Why are guinea pigs called pigs? Why do glow worms glow? And why do we get goose bumps? Who’s able to give a spontaneous answer to these children’s questions anyway? Thank goodness that there are always new volumes in this bestselling series of expert knowledge packed into read-aloud stories that fascinate and delight us adults, too.

Over 165,000 copies of the series sold (October 2019) | 5 +

Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of our popular Question Book series

Why don't sharks have to go to the dentist? Why don't penguins get cold feet? Where is the wind, when it's not blowing? Children are never shy about asking questions. Adults, however, are not always quite so forthcoming with the answers – not least as they don't always know them! However, these clever and amusing stories will help to plug the gaps. | 5 +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator)

Short stories about big emotions! How is a small child supposed to know that it’s perfectly all right to be furious now and again? Or how to cope with fear or know how it feels to be happy? Children have not yet learnt to name their feelings, but they experience them all the more acutely for all that. With great sensitivity, Maluna author Andrea Schütze tells of the tumultuous world of emotions and provides entertaining explanations almost in passing.

Fifteen stories about happiness, anger, pride and fear that turn information into entertaining read-aloud stories containing sensitive explanations and child-appropriate illustrations!
| 4 +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator)

Where does the fluff inside Daddy’s tummy button come from? Is pee always yellow? And why do I start to feel sick when I’m excited? These and other fascinating children’s questions can best be answered in a good story. In the latest volume of ellermann question books, everything revolves around our body. It’s sure to hold quite a few facts even parents didn’t know before.

New questions from the popular “Why” series: hard facts woven into entertaining read-aloud stories – that’s how funny and fascinating our body can be.
| 4 +

Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

Does a millipede really have a thousand feet? Why doesn’t it hurt when you have your hair cut? And how does the rain get into the clouds? This book playfully answers 19 questions children often ask. That’s because this is not a knowledge book as such, but a truly wonderful storybook that is sure to teach the adults who read them aloud one or two new things. A new book in the popular series: Fascinating facts woven into child-appropriate stories with beautiful illustrations by Heike Vogel. | 4 +

Dreller, Christian (Author) Oertel, Katrin (Illustrator)

You could knock me over with a feather! Many of our sayings sound really funny. Twenty-two super read-aloud stories along with some very funny illustrations explain to the young listeners why things are sometimes all Greek to us or we have a screw loose. Everyone can learn something new here, not just children!

•\x09The book tells 22 exciting stories connected with questions frequently asked by children.
•\x09Amusing, colourful pictures by Katrin Oertel
•\x09The stories are particularly good for reading aloud.
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Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Reiner, Walter (Illustrator) Reiner, Traudl (Illustrator)

When it comes to sibling pranks, it never rains but it pours

Swapping piggy banks on the sly? Training flees (and letting them escape)? Feeding ponies with straw hats? Klara and her brother are never at a loss for a trick to play. That’s hardly surprising because siblings spend lots of time with each other – it’s like having friends who are always there. You can come up with the most delightful pranks, like tasting the cake mum’s just baked and going back for more for so long that you might as well just finish it off.

Dimiter Inkiow’s brother-and-sister classic

With three previously unpublished stories

Series with over 100,000 copies sold
| 5 +

Weger, Nina (Author) Kühler, Anna-Lena (Illustrator)

A pinch of Vicky the Viking. A taste of Robin Hood. And a large helping of Robber-in-Chief’s son Rapido.

What’s worse than a whirlwind in Pickpocket Woods? Or a bath full of floral-scented bubbles? You’ve got it: a Robber-in-Chief with toothache!

This creates a new task for the young robbers: the first one to extract the offending tooth from Rigorous’s mouth will win the prize. This isn’t entirely straightforward for Rapido, as the other young robbers are also full of good ideas. Fortunately, though, Rapido and his friend Rapscallion the Raccoon know the mysterious Jawcracker. Will he be able to help them out?

By bestselling Oetinger author Nina Weger: more than 185,000 books sold.
Set in a topsy-turvy world that children love.
A true easy read: generous typeface, a likeable hero and lashings of humour.
| 5 +

von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Eimer, Petra (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

Our read-aloud fox, fast as the fire brigade!

Nick’s dad is a fireman and he and his colleagues have prepared something very special for the Fire Brigade festival: a small house with a fire for the children to put out themselves! But when Soha and her mother lock themselves out of their house, the firefighters are soon on the spot with their fire engines, too – and when a tree falls down in front of a nursery school, the men race to the scene in their red fire engines, sirens nee-nawing loudly … what a read-aloud adventure!

Fire brigade: a favourite read-aloud subject
Book 5 in our series with the great reading-aloud ritual
Ideal for the target audience | 3 +

Ambach, Jule (Author) Paehl, Nora (Illustrator)

A Book Says More Than a Thousand Compliments

A tale to warm any heart: the perfect present!

On-trend hand-lettered typography

It’s a day full of wonderful adventures for the lively little otter and his big, cuddly friend. When evening falls, they ask one another why today was so extra-specially, heart-warmingly lovely. The answer trips straight off the otter’s tongue: because they spent it together. “You know what?” says the big otter to the little otter, who has snuggled up to him and is looking up at his friend with his great big eyes, “You are my biggest delight!” | 5 +

Richert, Katja (Author) Hänsch, Lisa (Illustrator)

When Little Stars Go to Sleep...Ideal bedtime read-aloud stories – the perfect present for kindergarten-aged children

With the right read-aloud story, children will enjoy going to sleep. This book is an anthology of everything small children need to become big dreamers. Everything is here, from a crazy fairy sleepover to amusing ghost adventures in kindergarten to a thrilling night in a tent in your own garden. Complemented by dreamy, poetic, amusing and ravishing illustrations, these bedtime stories will sweeten sleepy-time for tired little listeners. | 4 +

Zapf (Illustrator)

Welcome to the valley – welcome to the wonderful world of reading!

The trees are still holding on to their many-coloured leaves and the weather is far too warm for the time of year when the four friends Talis, Alva, Will and Sam happen upon a gleaming stone in a forbidden part of the forest. Hardly have they found the stone than they have strange creatures clad in iron armour pursuing them…

A fantastic adventure comic that whisks children away into an unfamiliar world packed with fun and action and opens up the world of reading even to unpractised readers.

Second book in the series to be published in autumn 2021 | 6 +

Matysiak, Mascha (Author) Janßen, Rike (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

The little fox reads stories about his friends on the farm. Piglet Luis doesn’t dare set foot in the mud – can his friends help him to overcome his fear? The animals celebrate farmer Bernard’s birthday and find a new home for Mimi the mouse. Yes, there are lots of adventures to be had on the farm. | 3 +

Grimm, Jacob und Wilhelm (Author) Schulze, Marc-Alexander (Illustrator)

Twenty-five in One Fell Swoop

Straight from “the old times when a wish could still make a difference” comes this marvellous compendium of Grimms’ fairy tales, with the Frog Prince and Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White, the Bremen Town Musicians, Little Red Riding Hood, Rumplestiltskin and altogether 25 of the best-loved fairy tales. With child-appropriate illustrations, this is a beautiful picture book that’s great for reading aloud.

A fairy-tale treasury for the whole family

A perennial favourite in the read-aloud segment

Magically and lavishly illustrated | 5 +

Orso, Kathrin Lena (Author) Kellner, Nima (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

The Little Fox has the most cosy cave ever created. Here, he reads to children. This time, it’s a diverse collection of pirate stories with animal heroes and thrilling adventures. There’s Sami, Elin and the Ghost Ship. Kiara the brave pirate-princess who finds the ship-goblin’s treasure. And Captain Foolsgold’s hilarious animal crew, bored during a lull – until a sea monster suddenly emerges from the depths ... | 5 +

Orso, Kathrin Lena (Author) Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

The little fox tells stories of the mermaid princess attending the ocean ball, the pirate princess defending her island against pirates, Princess Hundagunda falling in love with a tomcat of all things, and of little Linus, who cuts quite a figure when he goes to a costume party dressed as a super-princess. | 5 +

Matysiak, Mascha (Author) Rath, Tessa (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

A new addition to the “Little Fox Reads Aloud” series – A read-aloud boardbook with all kinds of different stories for the very smallest people

It’s Samira’s first sleepover at Granny and Grandpa’s house. This takes courage – and the fantastic snuggly den which Grandpa makes for her. In another story, the Squirrel family is preparing to hibernate. Max learns how important sleep is when his mother develops a high temperature. Max knows what will help: Mum needs to sleep – and she wakes up well again the next morning. Even the zoo’s inhabitants find their eyelids drooping in this warmly narrated and richly illustrated bedtime story. Read-aloud stories for little ones, with chunky board pages and rounded edges suitable for small hands. | 24 months +

zur Brügge, Anne-Kristin (Author) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator)

For parents and their sleepy child: the loveliest goodnight story book!

You can clearly see in the moon’s soft light
How baby animals sleep at night.
A kiss, a cuddle, a nuzzling nose,
And very soon their eyes will close.
This is what the animals do.
Do you like kisses and cuddles too?

How does the lion say goodnight? What does the baby mouse like best before he falls contentedly asleep? The animal children and their parents cuddle up close before they go to sleep at night just like young human children do. An absolute favourite for every child’s goodnight ritual! Eight goodnight scenes with beautiful pictures and lovely rhymes to join in with.

24 months +

zur Brügge, Anne-Kristin (Author) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator)

Goodnight bestseller with a fluffy sensory element and a guarantee that sleepy heads will soon be nodding

How does the lion say goodnight? How does the owl rock her young to sleep? And how does the mouse get her mouse child to nod off? Tender goodnight rituals invite imitation and are crowned with a nice, cuddly goodnight kiss.

An enchanting bedtime book with quality special effects. Fluffy sensory elements for sleepy children to stroke complete the bedtime rituals.
| 24 months +

Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Rothmund, Sabine (Illustrator)

What exactly does “Silent Night” mean? Hardly that on Christmas Eve the train stops in its tracks on the way home and then the lights go out, as well. And how do you persuade parents who have separated to come together at Christmas to celebrate with everyone else? What if you only get to play the third sheep from the left in the nativity play? The stories in Sabine Ludwig’s wonderful collection are as mischievous, funny, thoughtful and festive as real life. The perfect present for everyone who loves Christmas!

-\x09Eight stories to raise a smile! Wonderful, heart-warming Christmas stories from our bestselling author
-\x09Christmas with the family – great excitement and moments of peace | 8 +

Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Rettich, Margret (Author) Dierks, Hannelore (Author) Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Rahn, Sabine (Author) Gieseler, Corinna (Author) Schmid, Thomas (Author) Reider, Katja (Author) Fröhlich, Anja (Author) Steinwart, Anne (Author) Wich, Henriette (Author) Rebscher, Susanne (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) | further

1-2-3, glittery! Great gift for school starters with reversible sequins

I want to go to school, too! When this glittering reading material with the reversible sequin cover is given as a first-day-at-school present, even the most sceptical of children about to start school will find it very easy to say goodbye to their nursery school. On the inside, the loveliest stories by Ursel Scheffler, Henriette Wich, Dimiter Inkiow and many others; on the outside, 123 and ABC all at once.

Trend: reversible sequins

Great gift for school starters

Well-known authors have children looking forward to starting school | 5 +

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

Santa Claus turns up at Tim’s nursery school again this year. Tim is terribly excited – just like Annika, his friend. But then the pair begins to wonder where Santa Claus comes from and why he brings a small present for every child. | 3 +

Schreiber, Chantal (Author) Pricken, Stephan (Illustrator)

The Only Thing Worse Than Unicorns? Twonicorns!
Volume 2 of the fast-paced read-aloud best seller – Kurt defies all unicorn clichés!
Read-aloud enjoyment for children and adults alike

Too much unicorning! After freeing the Princess, Kurt wants a bit of peace and quiet. However, Trill’s little brother and the other animals are still imprisoned, so his hopes of having a rest are dashed. What follows is a horn-ruffling adventure in which Kurt only just manages to escape from the clutches of a love-struck pig with its sights set on the unicorn – and then a Twonicorn appears on the scene and even more chaos ensues. Of course, everyone lives happily ever after, and all the animals are freed. In Volume 2 of her series about the grumpy unicorn Kurt, Chantal Schreiber has again created a fast-paced read-aloud treat. | 5 +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Niessen, Susan (Author) Janßen, Rike (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) Weber, Mathias (Illustrator) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator) Hennig, Dirk (Illustrator) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator) | further

One child, one card, one story! This lovingly designed box containing 16 individual sturdy board story cards makes story time even more playful for tiny tots because they can each pick out the card with the story they want to hear. To read aloud, look at, play with and talk about.

Story time with a difference: Individual story cards perfect for the tiny hands of children from the age of 2 upwards, in a high-quality box made of sturdy board!
| 24 months +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Kraushaar, Sabine (Illustrator)

Clara, Leon and Marie are terribly excited because Saint Nicholas is coming tomorrow! Full of joyful anticipation, the nursery school children sing Saint Nicholas songs, recite poems and clean their boots till they gleam, all ready to put out on the doorstep. And what do they find the next day? Yes, there are lots of great things in their boots! In this board picture book, the tiniest toddlers discover how Saint Nicholas’ Day is celebrated in Germany and just how wonderful small surprises can be. | 24 months +

von Vogel, Maja (Author) Grimm, Sandra (Author) Hardt, Iris (Illustrator) Czerwenka, Eva (Illustrator) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator) | further

Pack your holiday books! Three books brimming with read-aloud stories: adventure stories, dolphin stories & beach stories

Finny the dolphin finds a star, Florian sends a message in a bottle, Julia meets a mermaid and Luke chases the flop-eared tiger. Hurray – finally, holiday stories the whole family will love. And not one, but three books in a slipcase that already puts you in a holiday mood the moment you see it.
Three books brimming with read-aloud stories: Adventure Stories, Dolphin Stories & Beach Stories

Ideal for small luggage | 4 +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Bougaeva, Sonja (Illustrator)

The little book of love: a gem of a book for children and parents.
Can you imagine how much I love you? The big cat loves her baby so much that she even paints the sky blue for the kitten. She moves mountains and makes the stars smile for her child. A book that makes a wonderful gift for children, but also for parents on the birth of a baby. With delightful, brightly coloured pictures and rhymes by Susanne Lütje.
| 12 months +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Tourlonias, Joëlle (Illustrator)

Oh joy, all ye children!

Mrs Zimpernickel likes everything to be just so and in its proper place, even at Christmas. Things are very different at the Weber’s house, where a merry chaos reigns all year round. And Mrs Zimpernickel’s rules really are too weird: Take rule No 5, for instance: the home must be sparingly decorated and fairy lights are not allowed. That’s such a shame! And look at Rule No 4! Oh, so children should each give their siblings something precious, should they? And why is Mummy not allowed to sing and Lina not allowed to wear her princess dress? Isn’t having fun supposed to be the point of Christmas? Andrea Schütze’s first book is a great Christmas read for the entire family, fresh and funny and illustrated with lots of colourful pictures.

•\x09An amusing, tumultuous Christmas story
•\x09Perfect for reading aloud on dark winter’s evenings
•\x09First-time author with a refreshing, humorous tone
•\x09Even the parents get bossed about in this story: that’s sure to make the young readers laugh
•\x09a book for children and parents alike about Christmas chaos, serenity and solidarity
| 6 +

Dax, Eva (Author) Dully, Sabine (Illustrator)

Brownie & hamster: a "hyggelig" friendship.

Fresh out of brownie school, Jeppe the brownie finally has his first human dwelling to take care of. Bad luck for him, though, that Oswald the hamster already lives there and insists on making Jeppe’s life as house brownie pretty difficult. Whenever Jeppe wants to repair or improve something in the dilapidated wooden house, hamster Oswald is sure to cause chaos. But when their home is threatened, the pair realises that they not only have to stick together but also that they actually like each other.

Jeppe & Oswald, an exciting story of friendship featuring lovable new characters, modern, amusing and heart-warming. An ideal read-aloud book for children aged four and over.
| 4 +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator)

My favourite read-aloud treasury for those snuggly goodnight moments.

It’s never too soon for young listeners to share the joy of reading aloud. In this book of short stories about sleep and dreaming, all mums and dads and grannies and grandpas will find something to encourage little ones to drift off to sleep. Stefan can’t sleep without his cuddly dragon - but oh dear! He can’t find it. However, dreaming will sort it all out. The children in these stories all dream their favourite dream: Jenny dreams about being a firefighter, Pauline dreams her dream of sheep, and Konstantin dreams about his dad the monster-slayer…


Delightful read-aloud stories in a practical format.
Popular series, reasonably priced. | 24 months +

Obrecht, Bettina (Author) Engelking, Katrin (Illustrator)

Every year Anna thinks: This time I’ll get a dog for my birthday. And when she doesn’t, she thinks: But I’m sure to get a dog for Christmas. Christmas is nearly here and Anna is quite convinced that she will be given a dog. But what’s that by the Christmas tree? A bike. Anna can hardly believe it. Okay, it is a lovely bike and it does have five gears. But it simply isn’t a dog. A dog would have been pleased to be Anna’s present. A bike can’t be pleased. “Do you know what,” says Daddy, “Mummy and I are going to get our bikes out now and then we’ll show your bike the town together. Perhaps it would like that.” And the bike really does. Well it certainly hums as if it were happy and Anna is happy, too. And anyway, it’ll be her birthday again soon, won’t it? Then she’s sure to get a dog … | 7 +

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

Good news for all Sat fans: the Wish Machine is back!

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 +

Funke, Cornelia (Author) Meyer, Kerstin (Illustrator)

Good-tempered sea dogs, crafty pirates and incredible treasures are what it’s all about in this tempestuous story – equally suitable for older and younger children – by bestseller author Cornelia Funke. Colour illustrations throughout by Kerstin Meyer.
“Peacock bass and pink salmon!” Fat Sven and his cabin boy Pit cannot believe their eyes when a barrel is washed up on the beach right in front of their feet one evening and a small pig emerges with a friendly grunt. Not that he’s an ordinary pig by any means! Jules is a pirate pig! Naturally, they soon discover his secret. And when Jules is kidnapped, Pit and Sven have to take on a whole gang of savage pirates to get their pig back again.
Cornelia Funke’s PIRATE PIG with its funny pictures by Kerstin Meyer is a barrel of laughters for the whole family. | 8 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Jakobs, Günther (Illustrator)

We’re celebrating a birthday today! The Paul Maar classic – in a new join-in edition.
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It’s Mouse’s birthday today. She’s really looking forward to seeing all her guests. Which animal is this, then, coming to give the mouse a present? One by one, Mouse’s friends arrive – who’s this one? The children see the tip of a trunk holding a parcel, pull the slider and are delighted to see the elephant! They can see his present on the back of the slider. And when all the guests have arrived, they all have a lovely party!

Guessing games with affectionately and cheerfully illustrated sliders to pull.
| 24 months +

von Vogel, Maja (Author) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator)

The best time of the year is here again at last. Ben is very excited already because he has to recite a poem at his nursery school’s Christmas party. While playing hide and seek, Lisa finds something under her parents’ bed that looks like a Christmas present. How can that be? And Luke and his mummy put up the crib. But then they find there’s one figure missing – and it’s the little Baby Jesus!

A wide selection of tales for short story fans, with wonderfully Christmassy illustrations by Dagmar Henze.
| 4 +