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Wich, Henriette (Author) Grote, Anja (Illustrator)

How do you explain to very young children where they come from; the difference between boys and girls; why there are different kinds of love; how babies are born, and why some children have two mummies or two daddies? The best way to do it is with these entertaining, modern and sensitive stories suitable for young children.

This book contains age-appropriate sex education stories to read aloud. Sensitively and clearly illustrated, it also includes modern aspects, such as intersexuality and gay marriage.

| 4 +

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 +

Wagner, Charlotte (Author) Wagner, Charlotte (Illustrator)

Puzzle fun for young pirates! Colour in the treasure chest, help the pirate to make his way to his ship and count how many fishes there are in the sea. Children will have great fun with this motley mix of puzzles!
Forty MAXI puzzles, multi- and single-coloured, for nursery school children (no words). You (or the child) will find the right answers on the back of each page.
| 4 +

Wagner, Charlotte (Author) Wagner, Charlotte (Illustrator)

Exciting puzzle fun on the farm! How many spots does the cow have? Which path takes the cock to the hen house? And which sheep belong together? Down-on-the-farm activity fun with mazes, dot-to-to pictures and find-the-mistake puzzles.
Forty MAXI puzzles, multi- and single-coloured, for nursery school children (no words). You (or the child) will find the right answers on the back of each page.
| 4 +

Thau, Christine (Illustrator)

Fun puzzles for the holidays. How many ice cream sundaes can you count? Who owns the suitcase? And which path leads to the beach? You’ll have fantastic puzzle fun with this mix of colourful puzzles! Forty multi-coloured and one-colour puzzles for nursery school children.

| 4 +

Thau, Christine (Illustrator)

Fantastic puzzle fun for young football fans! Which path leads to the football stadium? Can the little fox score a goal? And how great the trophy will look when you’ve coloured it in! Fun with mazes, fantastic pictures to colour in, find-the-mistake puzzles and much more on the topic of football. Forty puzzles, multi- and single-coloured, for nursery school children. | 4 +

Wagner, Charlotte (Author) Wagner, Charlotte (Illustrator)

Fantastic puzzle fun for little clever clogs! There are mistakes in all of the pictures - who can spot them? The numbers in the picture indicate how many mistakes there are to be found.
Forty MAXI puzzles, multi- and single-coloured, for nursery school children (no words). You (or the child) will find the right answers on the back of each page.
| 4 +

Wagner, Charlotte (Author) Wagner, Charlotte (Illustrator)

Fantastic dot-to-dot fun! From dot to dot to the finished picture: complete the giraffe and draw a goal for the goalkeeper. And what will the dinosaur look like when he’s finished?
Forty MAXI farm puzzles, multi- and single-coloured, for nursery school children (pictures only). You (or the child) will find the right answers on the back of each page.
| 4 +

Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

| 24 months +

Geisler, Dagmar (Illustrator)

| 24 months +

Schaudinn, Jasmin (Author) Berend, Jutta (Illustrator)

It’s all going on in Kindergarten! Stories from children’s daily lives.

The 10th volume of this successful series deals with Kindergarten - and so successfully that every kindergarten child will recognise themselves in the stories. They are variously funny, thought-provoking and empathic; climate change warriors, sleepy-heads and racing drivers alike will find themselves and their family lives reflected. The stories are thus ideal for the all-important going-to-bed ritual.

The much-loved Minute Stories rebooted: with more feeling, better design, and new topics.
Top everyday topic for this age group: Kindergarten.
Warm-hearted, amusing, true to life: makes the idea of Kindergarten even more appealing! | 3 +

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

Tim is excited because today is his first day at nursery school! He’s glad that he already knows Leon and Annika. The three play on the pirate ship, and on the slide in the playground, and make things together. The other children are nice, too. Especially Joanna. She even swaps her sandwich with Tim at break time, when he doesn’t like his own! | 3 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

The Oggly children can’t wait to start nursery school. They want to go now, this very minute! They are longing to do all the things children do at nursery school, like painting and drawing, singing and playing, and of course they want lots of sandwiches to eat at break time. And when Oggly-Grandma stands in for the teacher, they know they’re in for a very special day! | 4 +

Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

A big book of rhymes for young children All children love rhymes! And what could be more fun than repeating them over and over again. With 22 of the best German children’s rhymes, this big book has a wealth of favourite poems for every child and is a real treasure trove full of beautiful pages to pore over, to read aloud and be read to from. It contains classic German rhymes like “Backe, backe, Kuchen” and “Himpelchen und Pimpelchen” and more recent works by the likes of Josef Guggenmos as well as rhymes to suit any occasion: for learning the days of the week, for shared meals, saying goodnight and lots more. Familiar, favourite children’s rhymes | 18 months +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Gerhaher, Eleonore (Illustrator)

Introducing Mats and Lina:
Lina has been five years old for far too long already (once she’s six she’ll be able to go to school at last) and Mats is three (he can’t remember how long he’s been that old). The pair are brother and sister and they’re as thick as thieves – and that’s a good thing because when Lina starts putting one of her ideas into practice, there’s usually excitement in store for both of them. And Lina has an idea for every situation! Her ideas involve real fire fighters, secret hiding places in the playground at nursery school, a runaway from the riding school on the edge of town and the digger-dumper driver from the building site next door…
| 3 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Swoboda, Annette (Illustrator)

Time for a cosy cuddle! A goodnight treasure book by Paul Maar and Annette Swoboda
What’s going on today? First there’s a beaver in the bed, then there’s a porcupine, an ostrich and even a circus clown! They are all either far too big or far too prickly to be cuddly. But then along comes the fluffy, white sheep – and now all the children know it’s time to go to sleep. It’s so lovely to have a visitor! Amusing rhymes to join in with. Wonderful for bedtime rituals! | 24 months +

Rettich, Margret (Author) Westphal, Catharina (Illustrator)

The children’s classic: Jan and Julia!
Today is Jan and Julia’s first day at nursery school! Jan is already looking forward to it, but Julia is feeling a bit anxious. Luckily, the nursery teacher knows lots of good games and Julia also makes a new friend straight away. Now she’s really keen to go to nursery school every day!

These timeless stories of everyday family life now also in a MAXI picture book edition, freshly illustrated and slightly updated!
| 3 +

Kaden, Outi (Author) Kaden, Outi (Illustrator)

Still too small for school, little hare?
Then come along to nursery school instead!

Every morning at nursery school, Paul the little hare meets his friends, where they start the day with a merry song. After gym today, Mrs Lisa has a surprise for the children: painting eggs. But whatever has happened to Paul’s egg?

•\x09Charming, nostalgic, colourful illustrations
•\x09Cute rhymes for joining in

| 24 months +

Rettich, Margret (Author) Westphal, Catharina (Illustrator)

Games from start to finish!

First day at nursery school! Isn’t that exciting? Jan immediately has lots of fun, but Julia is a bit shy. The nursery teacher is so nice, though, and the children are allowed to do so many lovely things here that they simply have to feel at home!
An Jan and Julia picture book classic with new pictures and texts revised by Margret Rettich herself: favourite stories for nursery school-age children!
| 3 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

Fun with the Ogglies at nursery school! The third picture book from Smelliville
The Oggly twins want to go to nursery school. Right now, this minute! And they want to do the things children do there: drawing and painting, singing, playing and, naturally, they want lots of sandwiches for the break. When Oggly-Grandma has to fill in for the teacher, it soon becomes very clear that this day is going to be a very special one. After all, the Oggly twins would much rather draw toads than flowers and their favourite game is doing long jumps into the mud …
With a special extra: the Oggly nursery school song with sheet music! | 4 +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Wieker, Katharina (Illustrator)

It’s lovely playing at nursery school!
Lucy is really excited because today is her first day at nursery school. But once she gets there, she discovers the hours pass in a flash! Lucy plays ships in the playground with Lena and Ricki, and the children collect leaves and chestnuts in the woods; they bake biscuits and make moon lanterns. But the very best thing about nursery school is the super nursery party Lucy has with her new friends.
| 3 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Heeder, Susanne (Illustrator)

Kilian has been living with his grandparents in a village in the country for ten years. He is happy there and has plenty of friends. But now he’s suddenly supposed to move back to town, back to his parents who have barely bothered about him in the past. He really does have great difficulty getting used to his new life: his parents are practically strangers to him and don’t understand what he is going through. He fails to make any friends at school and when his parents tell him he has to stop seeing Manuela, the girl he has fallen in love with, he is at his wits’ end … | 12 +

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

Peaceful slumbers and sweet dreams! How do other families wish each other goodnight? That’s what we find out in this wonderfully warm-hearted board picture book. And it’s not as though every family’s cherished bedtime rituals are the same: some cuddle, others sing, some stroke and kiss. The result is always the same, though – in the end, the children simply cannot keep their weary eyes open any longer. The book provides lots of suggestions and inspiration for goodnight rituals.

Delightful rhymes illustrated with gentle humour that inspire parents: soothing ways to send our little ones off to dreamland!
| 24 months +

Hellstern, Jan (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

How our nursery school group defeated the tooth crocodile

Mika, Charlotte, Emile, Nina and Frieda are all in the Octopus Group at nursery school, so that all stick together, of course. After all, wild adventures await them there, such as hunting for treasure, fighting the dangerous tooth crocodile or sailing out into the world in a pirate ship. A book straight out of children’s everyday fantasies.

The wild ones are five friends who have amazing adventures at nursery school. Their stories are told through the eyes of the children – between colourful everyday life and child-like imagination.

| 4 +

Zöller, Elisabeth (Author) Kolloch, Brigitte (Author) Czerwenka, Eva (Illustrator) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) Reckers, Sandra (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

A book about learning to say “No”, being brave and getting along with others
Being able to express your feelings, admitting that you are frightened and learning to stick to your own opinions – these are all part of growing up and make children self-confident people; people who help and accept help from others, who have the courage to apologize if they have hurt someone, and who can say: Come on, let’s be friends again! These stories show how children can learn to be strong.

Great read-aloud stories about the important subjects of self-confidence, dealing with feelings, fighting and making up again. For children of 4 and over.
| 4 +

Lauther-Pohl, Maike (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

The book answers questions children frequently ask about religion. They are “genuine children’s questions” the author has collected from children’s day care centres, children’s groups and year one school classes.
The book explains theological issues in child-appropriate, easy-to-understand language. It explains the significance of Christian traditions and provides aids to understanding. This book of children’s questions aims to stimulate conversations between children and adults and also to encourage them to search for the answers together.

The following are just some of the children’s questions to which this book provides answers:

?\x09Does God like chocolate, too?
?\x09Has God got a white beard?
?\x09Is God really a person?
?\x09Who was God’s mother?
?\x09How does God make us?
?\x09Where did the first person come from?
?\x09What kind of food do they have in heaven?
?\x09Why do people have to die?
?\x09Why do children starve?
?\x09Where does the Baby Jesus live?
?\x09What is a soul?
?\x09Why can Jesus go up to heaven on a cloud?

| 4 +

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 +

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

What makes a children’s book a good one? Speeches and essays by Paul Maar and some biographical details What makes a children’s book a good one? How does the author Paul Maar see himself and how did he come to be a writer? This extensive collection contains all the important speeches and essays of the multi-awardwinning author, lyricist and dramatist, explores his life and work and is a treasure trove for everyone interested in children’s literature and children’s drama. Including his speech of thanks on receiving the German Youth Literature Award and the Friedrich Rückert Prize, the lecture on poetics he gave at Oldenburg University, a conversation taken from Der Deutschunterricht (The German Class) and many more. A veritable storehouse of information for Paul Maar fans and all those who love children’s literature: Twelve seminal texts by the famous author. Ideal for teachers, lecturers and others. | 12 months +

Rahn, Sabine (Author) Gotha, Britta (Illustrator)

Bible stories for children. The most important and best-known stories from the Old and the New Testament, adapted for children and fascinatingly told. Children learn how God created the world, why the Great Flood took place and why Jonah was swallowed by a whale. The author writes vividly and in detail about the life of Jesus. Seventy-three bible stories to real aloud or for children to read to themselves with a detailed glossary of the difficult words. Developed by theologists. | 5 +

Arold, Marliese (Author) Junge, Alexandra (Illustrator)

Every day’s a nice day at nursery school! Anne, Florian, Luke, Marie and Svenja from the Ladybird group play lovely games every day and Anne can’t picture anything nicer than going to nursery school. The children dress up as princesses, pirates or witches, sow sunflower seeds and prepare a special wedding surprise for their teacher, Suzanne. Thirteen nursery school stories about Anne and her friends. With lots of colourful pictures for children of four and over. | 4 +

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.
| 4 +

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 +

Schäfer, Jasmin (Illustrator)

Once upon a time … we found the most wonderful fairy tales in the world!

A varied selection of child-appropriate, fairy tales to read-aloud from some very different cultures from around the world - with exceptionally delightful illustrations and beautifully bound. A fairy-tale journey around the world: from old familiar tales of the Brothers Grimm, Andersen and Wilhelm Hauff to Scandinavian tales of trolls and fairy tales from Africa, Asia and America. A treasure of a book for children and parents alike that will never lose its charm.

- A very special family book, artistically designed, imaginative, opulent
- Cosmopolitanism meets tradition – a treasure for everyone
- Delightful, richly detailed illustrations by Jasmin Schäfer | 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) 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 +

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 +