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Woolf, Marah (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

The final battle for the magical world and love! A return to Leylin is out of the question for Eliza and Cassian. Not until the three magical seals have finally been destroyed and Damian de Winter has been conquered will peace reign once more. However, the longer the battle continues, the more frequently Eliza asks herself what will become of the love between Cassian and herself if they cannot turn the tide of battle in their favour. For how long can she ask Cassian to stay in her world? | 14 +

    Woolf, Marah (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

    The new saga by bestselling author Marah Woolf! Eliza normally only has adventures in front of the television with her friend Sky and a bag of crisps. But then she stumbles across a portal in the wood and now, amazingly, she has been chosen to retrieve a magic snow globe for the elves. But Eliza doesn’t see anything magical in the elves, instead they seem conceited and awkward to her (one of them in particular). But now that her world has already been turned upside down, Eliza is not going to let herself be beaten – and most definitely not by an elf

    Following the popular series BookLess and DivineSpark, this is the first book in the third exciting saga by Marah Woolf.
    | 14 +

      Woolf, Marah (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

      Madly in love with Elfworld! Eliza is torn. What do these elves want? First they lure her into their world and are not particularly nice to her when she gets there, and once she has retrieved their snow globe for them, they think they can just shut her out of Elfworld forever? If Eliza is honest, she misses Cassian terribly. But then Eliza receives a message saying that Leylin is once again in grave danger, and she decides to rush to Elfworld’s aid once more.

      | 14 +

        Woolf, Marah (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

        Between worlds, crossed hearts. Eliza is determined to going back to leading a normal life and forgetting all about Cassian. After all, she’s pretty sure he’s not shedding any tears over her. When her father unexpectedly returns from a dig and a mysterious casket comes into Eliza’s possession, she becomes mixed up in another dark adventure. And suddenly she needs Cassian’s help. Will he be able to save her?

        | 14 +

          Woolf, Marah (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

          A prisoner in Elfworld! Eliza has started university in Stirling. When her friends Sky and Frazer come on a visit, they persuade her to accept an invitation from the Elf Queen to the Saimhain Festival. Despite all her good intentions to avoid Cassian, Eliza gives in and soon the friends find themselves with Cassian in a house where are strange goings-on. Eliza appears to be the only one able to recall her real life, and she and her friends have to make great sacrifices to find their way back again. | 14 +

            Woolf, Marah (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

            A love with no future. Eliza is devastated: Grace is dead and Cassian can only regain his sight if he marries Opal. Eliza is faced with the task of carrying the seal of the Beliozar to safety, but the magicians are growing more and more powerful. Eliza has no choice but to rely on help from her friends and in the end she discovers why she, of all people, has a connection with the world of magic. | 14 +

              Woolf, Marah (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

              The magical world is in grave danger! Cassian and Eliza are banished and Damian de Winter is seizing power. It’s only a question of time now until the two missing seals fall into his hands. Eliza knows that she is in great danger. Then a message arrives for her from Elisian, the Elf Queen, and the friends must decide how much they are willing to risk to save the magical world.

              | 14 +

                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 +

                  Winter, Nele (Author) Weldin, Frauke (Illustrator)

                  A sheep needs some sleep. The little sheep is tired out and looking for a cosy place to get some shut-eye. Then along comes a little mouse, all alone and cold, and asks if he can cuddle up with the sheep. There’s nowhere snugger to sleep than with the little sheep, as all the other animals agree. And soon a rabbit, a racoon, a hedgehog and a squirrel also come along in search of a warm place for the night. In the end, all of the animals sleep rolled up together in a cuddly ball.

                  A delightfully illustrated goodnight book with cuddly-soft fur elements and rhymes to repeat.
                  | 24 months +

                    Severin, Ira (Author) Schütz, Nele (Illustrator)

                    Harper, 17, is on her way to stay with her mother in California, but instead of travelling on the bus, she’s sitting in the passenger seat of a total stranger’s car. An almost total stranger, at least – very much to Harper’s own surprise, they have already kissed. Luc turns out to be an amusing travel companion and Harper feels increasingly drawn to him, and then they spend the night together and she loses her heart to him completely. But not only is she running away from her past, Luc also has a secret that puts their love to a tough test.

                    - Heartbeat is the new series for fans of sensual love stories about powerful emotions and intense attraction
                    - The sensual new series for readers who want more passion
                    - Powerful emotions and intense attraction beyond schoolyard crushes
                    - Love stories as hot as a summer’s night!

                    | 15 +

                      Wright, Sandra (Author) Schütz, Nele (Illustrator)

                      When Katie meets sexy Doug, there’s immediately a spark between them. But after their secret meeting full of tenderness, he keeps on avoiding her. When Katie hears a rumour that Doug was to blame for the fire that put her father in a wheelchair, she feels as though her heart were about to break.


                      - Heartbeat is the new series for fans of sensual love stories about powerful emotions and intense attraction
                      - The sensual new series for readers who want more passion
                      - Powerful emotions and intense attraction beyond schoolyard crushes
                      - Love stories as hot as a summer’s night!

                      | 15 +

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

                        Things simply couldn’t be worse! Gwen has had to move to the country with her family right in the middle of the holidays. And now her boyfriend has finished with her because he decided long-distance relationships just weren’t for him. Gwen decides there’s only one way to deal with heartache and loneliness and that’s: baking! And it’s something she’s really good at. Her cake pops and muffins are a hit. She has the spontaneous idea of starting a baking blog and quickly gains more and more followers. One of them turns out to be particularly nice. »Ben-the-baker« comments on all her posts and very soon, each new message from him has Gwen’s heart beating a little faster. When a television baking competition is announced, Ben encourages her to enter. Gwen feels a rising panic. Can she do it? And will Ben still like here when they meet each other face to face for the first time?

                        A fresh and emotive feel-good book with fantastic recipes for modern girls to follow, lovesick or otherwise!
                        | 12 +

                          Chapel, Julie (Author) Schütz, Nele (Illustrator)

                          Tingly Like Snow on Warm Skin

                          Seventeen-year-old Harley is the sports photographer for her high-school journal. Sam, 18, is the new star of the ice hockey team – broad shoulders, blue eyes, cocky smile and incredibly attractive. Sam and Harley become close during an away game and she senses that Sam’s cool facade hides a gentle side. Their first night together is followed by a back and forth of intimacy and withdrawal until a disappointed Harley ends it. As a goodbye, she gives him a photo album that reveals the vulnerable Sam, the Sam only she knew. Sam is deeply touched – but can he win back Harley’s heart?

                          Truly yours. Heartbeat is book three in the sensual series for girls who want more passion, powerful emotions and intense attraction beyond schoolyard crushes.
                          | 15 +

                            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 +

                              Wich, Henriette (Author) Weber, Mathias (Illustrator) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

                              Great fun for young story lovers: Simply pick a card, rush off to Mummy or Daddy with it and immerse yourselves in a fantastic read-aloud adventure. Wonderful storytime entertainment for children of 2 and over. The sturdy cards have colourful illustrations and a matching box so they can be taken anywhere.

                              20 Read-aloud cards for goodnight cuddles and happy dreams | 24 months +

                                Kleine Bornhorst, Lena (Author) Gadermann, Jan (Illustrator)

                                “Wheeee!“ Frida and Mats are whizzing along the path on balancing bike and racing car, when Frida bumps into the little fire engine and scratches her arm. Mats kisses it better and even gives her his cuddly bunny. But Frida only really cheers up when Mummy puts a colourful plaster on the scratch. Of course, now Mats wants one just like it, too!

                                Mats & Frida – first companions for little board book fans
                                In popular photo look
                                Mats & Frida are characters to fall in love with straight away
                                The first in a new series: set in a miniature world of felt figures
                                | 12 months +

                                  Wieker, Katharina (Illustrator)

                                  Tim’s life! In this anthology of six picture-book stories, we accompany young Tim through daily life: Tim makes new friends at nursery school, learns to ride a bike, has a birthday party, gets to fly in a plane when he goes on holiday and once even has to go to hospital. Particularly exciting: he and his brother will perhaps be getting a pet. But do they?

                                  Six encouraging stories for nursery school children in an extra-thick book.
                                  | 3 +

                                    Lewis, Emily (Author) Schütz, Nele (Illustrator)

                                    I want you more than anything in the world

                                    Ella plays the saxophone in her band and works at a diner after school. When Jeremy joins the band as its new drummer, her life seems perfect. Both immediately feel a strong connection, and after some initial misunderstandings Ella can’t imagine her life without Jeremy. But then a cruel stroke of fate destroys their happiness, when Jeremy causes an accident that leaves Ella’s mother in a coma. Is Ella’s love strong enough to forgive?

                                    The books in the Heartbeat series are sensual love stories full of thrilling romance and passion.
                                    | 15 +

                                      Luhn, Usch (Author) Tourlonias, Joëlle (Illustrator)

                                      Nils isn’t exactly a good boy. Sometimes when he’s bored, he plays naughty tricks on animals and people. Then one day, everything changes and Nils suddenly shrinks to the size of a thumb. Now he is one of the small, weak ones, too. When the animals start teasing him in their turn, Nils sets off with a passing flock of wild geese on what ends up being a long journey right across Sweden. A great adventure begins!
                                      Usch Luhn’s retelling of the Selma Lagerlöf classic is perfect for children of four and over.
                                      | 4 +

                                        Lütje, Susanne (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

                                        All the best, little star! A delightful goodnight story for cuddly kids. Before they go to bed, the little bear and the big bear take a last look at the stars. But today one little star is not shining as brightly as the others. The bears immediately begin looking for a way to help it. They climb up a ladder to reach the little star and put a warm hat on its head. Now the little star is sure to feel better soon and the little bear can sleep without worrying about it. Susanne Lütze and Eleni Zabini tell a poetic goodnight story in beautiful, evocative pictures and with lovely rhymes for the children to join in with.

                                        The perfect goodnight story \x1A
                                        | 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 +

                                            Rose, Barbara (Author) Parciak, Monika (Illustrator)

                                            Funnier every year: Christmas chaos with the cat

                                            Of course, she just had to go at Christmastime ! Mirella von Koschka, a Carthusian cat of the purest pedigree, is horrified. Her owner is going on a trip around the world and leaving Mirella behind with the Pepper family, which is definitely beneath the dignity of a cultivated gentlewoman cat. The Peppers’ son Finn and dippy Granny Lisbeth give her silly nicknames and Lola, the daughter, doesn’t give her a second glance. But then suddenly things start disappearing from the house, including Mirella’s favourite Christmas bauble, and her hunting instincts are aroused. She and Finn become reluctant detective partners and set out to solve the mystery.

                                            An Unexpected Turn of Events - How a Cat Saved Christmas is a slightly different kind of Christmas read for the whole family by Barbara Rose.
                                            | 8 +

                                              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 +

                                                Lütje, Susanne (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

                                                The new book about love from the successful duo Lütje and Livanios! The wishes loving parents cherish for their children are many, and also imaginative and colourful, just like this board picture book. It tells of a mother hare, who wants her child to have everything it needs to grow big and strong: space to hop about, for example, or a star to light his way when it’s dark. Like all parents, she too would like the whole world to lie at her little hare’s feet.

                                                A truly beautiful gift book, with enchanting rhymes for parents to read over and over again, and for their little ones to join in repeating!
                                                | 24 months +

                                                  Streufert, Sabine (Author) Voigt, Silke (Illustrator)

                                                  This collection contains six MAXI picture-book stories featuring the much-loved character Fairyspell the Pony.

                                                  Fairyspell The Pony – Nina Has a Secret
                                                  Fairyspell the Pony – A Seaside Adventure
                                                  Fairyspell the Pony – An Exciting Riding Lesson
                                                  Fairyspell The Pony – Danger At The Gymkhana
                                                  Fairyspell The Pony – Where Can Wusel Be?
                                                  Fairyspell The Pony – The Mystery Of The Little Sheep | 3 +

                                                    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 +

                                                      Vogt, Stefanie (Author) Weldin, Frauke (Illustrator)

                                                      Oh dear, the little bear is having a bad time. Will you comfort him?

                                                      All the baby animals are crying because something hurts or they’ve had a fright or feel anxious. By stroking them, the young readers calm the baby animals down, so that they give a sigh of relief in the end. Each double page features a different animal that reacts when the fur element is touched.

                                                      With its cute sighs and sounds of relief, The touch-sound book “Stroke Me And Everything Will be All Right Again introduces toddlers of 18 months and over to empathy by giving them a different animal to comfort on every new page.
                                                      | 24 months +

                                                        Niessen, Susan (Author) Weldin, Frauke (Illustrator)

                                                        Bedtime, cuddling and feeling cosy!
                                                        How snug the cat looks up the tree! How peacefully the hamster looks, fast asleep at the edge of the field after his delicious dinner! And just listen to the great big elephant trumpeting out his snores! The little mouse patters softly from animal to animal, enjoying all the different snoring sounds the children make by softly stroking the animals’ tummies. A sound and feel book with different snoring sounds and touch elements.
                                                        | 24 months +

                                                          Matysiak, Mascha (Author)

                                                          In love? Pah! Not me! From the Wonderbra and the first spots to sex education: these are all on the menu in this book. Leni and Emma think it’s really embarrassing to see how the other girls and boys makes fools of themselves and so they make a pact: love, no thank you! Their plan doesn’t work out, of course, because Fintan joins Leni’s sports club and she suddenly gets butterflies in her stomach – and terrible pangs of conscience because Emma really must not know about this!

                                                          A ride on the hormonal roller coaster through the chaos of adolescence: comical, zippy and brilliantly funny! A light-hearted story of romance and friendship!
                                                          | 11 +

                                                            von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator)

                                                            Three, five or eight minutes: which story is it to be today? You can choose between three story lengths depending on how much time your children have wasted while they were cleaning their teeth or how tired they already are. The stories in this entertaining anthology are peopled by witches, magicians, pirates, princesses, animals and lots of children make ideal bedtime reading.
                                                            The clear layout and combination of different story lengths makes it easy to find the ideal story to read aloud in the allotted time.
                                                            | 3 +

                                                              Baeten, Lieve (Author) Baeten, Lieve (Illustrator)

                                                              Festive days for little witches: Lisbet’s exciting Christmas Christmas! And there’s still sooo much to be done! Little witch Lisbet doesn’t know what to do first. Decorate the Christmas tree? Do some Christmas baking? Or take care of Trixi, the lively little witch child? After all, there could be a knock at the door any moment now. And everything has to be ready when the Christmas witch arrives!

                                                              Available as a board picture book for the first time – with fold-out pages. | 24 months +

                                                                Lütje, Susanne (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

                                                                A favourite board book for very young children: Life would only be half as nice without Nana!
                                                                Nana Elephant and the elephant child pick a beautiful bunch of flowers together, Granny Hamster speeds down the hill with the little hamster, and Granny Mole takes her grandchild on a treasure hunt. No wonder all children love their grandmothers so much! Seven delightfully illustrated granny rhymes.
                                                                | 24 months +

                                                                  Maar, Paul (Author) Geisler, Dagmar (Illustrator)

                                                                  Children’s compendium: The goodnight book by Paul Maar and Dagmar Geisler!

                                                                  Do animals really sleep just like people? Some do, but many don’t! The bat uses its feet to hang upside down from the rafters to sleep, the baby rabbits huddle together in their warren, the lamb sleeps in the meadow near its mummy and the calf lies safe and warm in the stable. And where do children dream the sweetest dreams?

                                                                  Light-hearted rhymes from the masterly Paul Maar and amusing, adorable illustrations from Dagmar Geisler!
                                                                  | 12 months +

                                                                    Niessen, Susan (Author) Schuld, Kerstin M. (Illustrator)

                                                                    What a cute petting zoo! A listen and feel book for young animal lovers.
                                                                    There are lots of animals to see and hear in the petting zoo. They neigh and quack and baa and bleat! The children can touch the chick’s soft down, the goat’s rough fur and the little lamb’s woolly coat. And the really special thing is that when they stroke an animal, it makes the proper sound. With different touch elements and deceptively realistic animal sounds.
                                                                    | 24 months +

                                                                      Fitzgerald, Taylor (Author) Schütz, Nele (Illustrator)

                                                                      True Love in Montana

                                                                      New York, elite college, sheltered background: It’s quite a come-down for 18-year-old Pearl, when her father is sent to prison and she has to move with her mother and brother to Aunt Rose’s farm in Montana. At least there’s one silver lining – the men in Montana are rather attractive! Especially Caden … But although the attraction between the two is so strong that they can hardly resist each other, Caden either cannot doesn’t want to give Pearl what she is looking for. In defiance, she turns to River, the local bad boy– not knowing that River and Caden share a past. Only when Caden rescues her from great danger do both realise what really counts.

                                                                      Wait for me. Heartbeat, book four in the sensual series that combines intense emotions and a longing for that one true love.
                                                                      | 15 +

                                                                        Vogt, Stefanie (Author) Weldin, Frauke (Illustrator)

                                                                        Snuffle! Purr! Growl! All baby animals are snuggled off to sleep by their mummies and daddies with oodles of patience, warmth and love. Each double page features a different baby animal that’s being put to bed. Stroke them very gently and you can hear a little owl, a baby rabbit or a kitten snuffle, growl or purr contentedly. So, come on and snuggle down, little kitten, and I’ll stroke you with my paw!

                                                                        A touch-and-feel book with super sound effects and a cuddly snuggle factor.
                                                                        | 24 months +

                                                                          Weber, Susanne (Author) Schoene, Kerstin (Illustrator)

                                                                          Are hedgehog kisses prickly? Certainly not for the young hedgehog.

                                                                          But exactly how does the mummy hedgehog kiss her child? And how does the little penguin come by a kiss? On each new page, there’s a different, enchanting scene of creatures kissing. One thing is certainly very clear: all the baby animals get a lovely big smacker of a kiss from their mummy.

                                                                          With beautiful illustrations and rhymes, Giraffe Kiss and Crocodile Smacker carries the very young off to an affectionate animal world, where mummy animals kiss their children in their own, very special way.
                                                                          | 24 months +

                                                                            Glanzner, Susanne (Author) Grote, Anja (Illustrator)

                                                                            Paul always thought going to bed was really stupid until one night the little space pilot Carly Comet came tapping on his window. But what Paul has always really loved is football! How cool that Carly comes to take him to the Space Football Championship. The trophy is the magic plant Aurora Polaris. But when someone steals the plant, it’s up to Paul and Carly to save the interplanetary championship.
                                                                            Volume 3 in the series of amazing adventure books featuring the clever space explorer Carly Comet.
                                                                            An adventure story in chapters, ideal for reading aloud.
                                                                            Perfect read-aloud chapters for footy fans in pyjamas.
                                                                            | 4 +

                                                                              Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Reiner, Traudl (Illustrator)

                                                                              Hilarious brother and sister stories!
                                                                              Going to bed in water wings, learning swear words from a parrot or cleaning their teeth for a month in advance; these are the kinds of ideas only Klara and her little brother could ever come up with! Klara’s brother’s tells such mischievous stories about the funniest pranks in the world that his readers will be roaring with laughter – a joy to read for adults and children of five and over. | 5 +

                                                                                Grimm, Sandra (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

                                                                                For storytime knights and pirates! The minutes simply fly by when Sir Roastbeef wins a tournament on Tartar, his donkey, and Pirate Piranha comes face to face with a green monster while she’s treasure hunting. What a good job there are 20 stories in this book just waiting for young adventurers.

                                                                                The latest edition in the successful 3-5-8-Minute Stories series, with pirates, knights and delightfully cheeky illustrations!
                                                                                | 3 +