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Lucht, Irmgard (Author) Lucht, Irmgard (Illustrator)

A love letter to Mother Nature: Fascinating information about the woods, fields and birds. Find out what happens in nature: three of Irmgard Lucht's classic "clock books" about birds, fields and woodlands in one volume. Irmgard Lucht’s three most beautiful books in one volume with informative and detailed texts and true-to-life illustrations. A reference work for children. | 5 +

Jacobs, Una (Author) Jacobs, Una (Illustrator)

A declaration of love to nature: The blooming nature clock takes you through the year with the aid of the sun, its energy and warmth. Read about the fascinating life of butterflies and the special friendship between animals and flowers. | 5 +

Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator) Herrmann, Dagmar (Illustrator)

Explore the woods, discover the surprises they hold and have fun with Peter Wohlleben! Do trees have a language of their own? Do tree children have a nursery? Why are wild animals frightened of people? Peter Wohlleben answers questions that are unusual, original and often very funny. His easy-to-understand and nearly always surprising answers help children to see life in the woods with new eyes. The gifted storyteller draws on his decades of experience as a forest ranger as well as the latest research findings.

An appeal for people to be more mindful in their attitude to the environment, nature protection and sustainability by bestselling author Peter Wohlleben.
| 6 +

Gebhardt, Martin (Author) Karim, Yasmin (Illustrator)

Bushcraft is an ever-growing trend: increasing numbers of people are wanting to experience the thrill of heading off into Nature with as little kit as possible. At the heart of this lies the intensive and lasting experience of being at one with Nature. However, bushcraft is also an exciting and diverse family hobby.

“Bushcraft for Families” is the first book about bushcraft which is aimed at whole families. It is aimed at novices with children who want to dip a toe into outdoor adventures, and includes basic information about what preparations to make and explanations of the ways in which Nature might manifest itself. However, it also contains instructions for families to make tools and shelters with the most basic materials in order to experience unforgettable Nature at first hand.

The first bushcraft book for the whole family. Experience unforgettable Nature together!
Includes a host of easy-to-make projects to suit all ages.
Outdoor on-trend topic: created by the writer behind ‘Survival-Kompass’. | 6 +

Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator) Herrmann, Dagmar (Illustrator)

How clever are dung beetles? Which animals live in the water butt? Why does a fawn have spots on its back?
Peter Wohlleben takes you on a tour of the animals that live close to where you live: in the woods, in the garden, by the water and in the house. You get to see hedgehogs and mosquitoes have their babies, watch them eat, defend themselves and sometimes also when they are ill. You will learn so much about all manner of creatures – from the thunderfly to the wolf – that you didn’t know before!

- For all children and everyone else who’s interested in animals aged six or over – for reading aloud or to yourself
- Peter Wohlleben knows the secrets of the animal world and his sensitive narrative tone sparks children’s interest and enthusiasm for nature’s delicate wonders | 6 +

Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Wohlleben, Carina (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator)

Discover nature right from the cradle with Peter and Piet

A new forest adventure by renowned author Peter Wohlleben and his daughter. Goodness, it's hot! Peter the Forester and Piet the Squirrel are sweating buckets outside the forester's lodge. While Peter has a refreshing ice-cream, the squirrel scuttles off to find a cooler place. On the way, Piet encounters a host of other animals, who describe what they do when they are too hot. The frog leaps into the cold water; the wild boar wallows in a muddly puddle; and the grasshopper hides in the shade of a blade of grass. These tips are no help to Piet, though. Eventually the squirrel reaches the old beech forest. It's so pleasantly cool there… Piet absolutely has to tell his friend Peter about it.

Lift-the-flap book includes fascinating facts about the forest.

First board book by Peter Wohlleben and his daughter. A guaranteed big-seller.

Charming and lovingly told non-fiction book, with flaps to lift.

Carbon-neutral production. | 24 months +

Lucht, Irmgard (Author) Lucht, Irmgard (Illustrator)

The Tree Clock ticks to the rhythm of the year: resting in winter, budding and blossoming in spring,covered with green leaves in summer and colourful leaves in autumn – and the same all over again from the beginning. Irmgard Lucht studied some 20 tree species and drew them in the minutest detail. Now children can explain to their parents how to identify trees and how they differ from one another. After all, every tree has its own characteristic features that can be seen in the bark and in the way the tiniest treetop branches grow. | 5 +

Rose, Barbara (Author) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator)

Heidi used to live at Auntie Deta’s, but now she has been sent to live with her grandfather in the mountains. Heidi loves it there – the mountains, the fields, the dark firs. But she especially enjoys her outings with Peter and his goats. All summer long, the two spend time together, but then the winter sets in and Heidi has to persuade her grandpa to take her on the sledge to visit Peter and his family. | 3 +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Jacobs, Tanja (Illustrator)

A new story about the beloved unicorn who has no horn.

It’s raining. The little unicorn wonders what to do in this weather. A little bird suggests it could go and look for the rainbow. Easier said than done, though, because for that, you need rain and sunshine at the same time. The elephant offers to blow away a few clouds. Then out comes the sun and a rainbow appears in the sky.
“And now,” the unicorn laughs, “I’m going to turn the rainbow into a slide!”

The second book about the lovable unicorn with no horn will delight little girls’ hearts with a large portion of unicorn, rainbow and glitter.
| 24 months +

von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Apfelbacher, Lisa (Illustrator)

Everyone starts out small! Join Polo Propeller on a visit to animal nurseries

With Polo Propeller, the children visit all kinds of young animals, from kittens to a baby wallaby, inside the house and outside in the garden, in the desert and the savanna, in the countryside, at sea and in the air. How are they born, how do they grow up? With the help of transparent sliders, the children bring movement into the young animals’ daily lives. The goslings waddle along behind their mother, the young storks learn to fly and the baby monkey swings on a vine. This detailed, large-format activity knowledge book for nursery school children is full of adorable young animals and comes with transparent sliders on every double page, plus a wheel, lacquer finish and embossing on the cover. Discover the world with Polo Propeller!
| 4 +

Raab, Brigitte (Author) Olten, Manuela (Illustrator)

Incredible but true! The picture book of animal records. Is there a bird that can fly faster than a racing car? Could a parrot possibly live longer than Erik’s granddad? And anyway, nobody believes that ants are stronger than weightlifters! But all of this is true – and much more besides: a cow gives enough milk every day to fill 100 glasses, the seeds from dandelion clocks fly distances of up to a whole kilometre and some butterflies have such a keen sense of smell that they can track down another butterfly in the next village – even though they don’t even have a nose! A question and answer book that’s full of surprises, amusing and amazing! A picture book from the successful Raab/Olten team with humorous texts and innovative illustrations. Full of interesting facts. | 4 +

Weigelt, Udo (Author) Brüchler, Mirco (Illustrator)

Felix is the best finder in the wood. He looks for and finds all the things the animals have lost: the raccoon’s hat, the mouse’s toy cat and the hare’s ear warmers. But one day things get too much for him. He simply has no time for anything else any more – this will have to stop! Felix decides to ask the owl for advice. “I’m glad you’re here,” says the owl. She can’t find her book anywhere even though she’s already searched for it all over the place …” | 3 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Schüler, Kathrin (Illustrator)

A wood and a mystery shrouded in mist. A wanderer, who loses his way. A story that will take the reader’s breath away.

On completing his carpenter’s apprenticeship, Yari sets out as a journeyman to enjoy his new-found freedom and the countryside. Along the way, he meets Yasha, the most enchanting girl he has ever encountered, and follows her to her enclave in the middle of the wood. Caught between fairy-tale beauty and the darkest depths of the human soul, the harmless carpenter becomes a ruthless hunter. Popular author Antonia Michaelis is poetic in her telling of this captivating story of a love for which no secret is too dark and no sacrifice too great. A true storyteller’s masterpiece.

•\x09As dark as the Storyteller, as poetic as The Words of the White Queen – the new novel by popular author Antonia Michaelis
•\x09Caught between fairy-tale beauty and the darkest depths of the human soul: the gripping story of an innocent who turns to murder
•\x09The new novel by the 2012 German Youth Literature Award nominee
| 16 +

Damm-Volk, Kristina (Author) Staar, Katharina (Illustrator)

When will the sun shine again?
First the sun is shining, then thick clouds move in and raindrops fall from the sky. When lightning and thunder begin, even a small dog will run away. The powerful pictures and understated text also tell the story of a child in emotional turmoil – one minute, everything is fine, the next, anger surfaces and tears well up. But when the right person is there to give a comforting hug, everything is soon all right again.

Bad Heavens! is a wonderfully poetic journey through all your emotions with angry clouds and joyful bursts of sunshine.
| 3 +

Fienieg, Annette (Author) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator)

A feast for little seekers: the discovery picture book for all seasons
Who can see the bird’s nest filled with eggs? Where is the sunflower growing and under which tree are there chestnuts on the ground? The children accompany a family through the year and search for a number of items printed in the frame around the picture on every double page. And who can find out what’s not right on the last page? Grandpa is sitting on a deckchair although there’s snow on the roof – it looks like the seasons have got mixed up here!
A discovery picture book with lots of individual items to seek and find. Also ideal for learning words.
| 24 months +

Bertram, Rüdiger (Author) Schulmeyer, Heribert (Illustrator)

Boom, hiss, bang! A chaotic experiment for Kay and COOLMAN.
Could things get any worse? While conducting an experiment for the young scientists competition, Kay suffers the same fate as COOLMAN: he becomes invisible. But that’s not all! Although he manages to reverse the transformation, he finds that now not only he, but also COOLMAN can be seen! However is Kay going to explain the weird guy who never leaves his side to the others?
Book 8 of the hilarious adventures for boys, with lots of comic strips.

The spectacular final episode in the COOLMAN series!
| 10 +

Kleine Bornhorst, Lena (Author) Marshall, Anna (Illustrator)

There are lots of amazing things for tiny tots to discover here!

Every page has a slider that can be pulled in and out to change the pictures. So there’s lots more to discover about the baby animals than can be seen at first glance – as well as some funny surprises!

With the Pull & Discover series, children aged 18 months and over playfully get to know their environment, while the subjects and illustrations encourage them to start learning to talk. | 24 months +

Rettich, Margret (Author) Rettich, Margret (Illustrator)

Lots of children would like to have a garden – a garden with flowers and fruit and vegetables, where you can dig, mow the lawn and plant things and also play with your friends without having to worry about cars. This dream comes true for Jan and Julia. | 4 +

von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Frankenstein-Börlin, Tina (Illustrator)

A trip around the world! Join Polo and have fun exploring the planet.

What is the earth made of? How are mountains formed? What happens when a volcano erupts? Polo Propeller, the explorer duck with the pilot’s goggles, takes the young readers on a journey of discovery and finds the answers to some big questions. Transparent sliders bring movement to the pictures. The volcano erupts lava, a glacier pushes forward into the valley and a glorious rainbow appears behind a house wall!
This brightly coloured knowledge book for little explorers and great scientists, with a large wheel on the cover, describes natural phenomena, foreign cultures and much more, in a language that children can easily understand. Nursery school children, in particular, love their Polo Propeller and really enjoy all the interactive fun.
| 5 +

Hecking, Claus (Author) Schönberger, Charlotte (Author) Sokolowski, Ilka (Author) Zobel, Franziska Viviane (Illustrator) | further

The first book written particularly for younger fans of Greta Thunberg.

Be a hero, save the world!

Wondering how to go about it? Greta Thunberg points the way. In this book, you can read about all the things Greta does to protect the climate. You will also find lots of super suggestions for ways that you can stand up for our planet.

Greta is a real climate activist today, but when she began campaigning for the climate, she was quite alone. Her story shows that everyone can make a difference – and so can you! Join the campaign and fight like Greta for the climate.

An illustrated children’s book with tips for climate activists of all ages. | 8 +

Kleine Bornhorst, Lena (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

Discovery fun on the farm!

Where’s farm dog Max running off to? And someone is cheekily pinching a carrot from the vegetable garden? Can you see who it is? Pull on the slider now and find out!

Brightly coloured pictures, peephole on the cover and interactive sliders on every page.
| 12 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 +

Fröhlich, Anja (Author) Elitez, Marion (Illustrator)

Nothing is impossible! A boys’ adventure for beginning readers.
Julian dreams of becoming an astronaut and going into space. When he suddenly finds himself in a space capsule out in space, he simply cannot believe his eyes. Can the stars, black holes and space station he is seeing really be real? Then a thought suddenly occurs to him –if he’s in space shouldn’t he be floating? An inventive new children’s adventure all about Julian, the globetrotter.

Learning to read with this “Bücherstern” book for first and second-year schoolkids: large print, short texts and lots of illustrations that help beginning readers to understand what they are reading. The book comes with a 16-page supplement of reading puzzles and games
| 7 +

Schindler, Anna (Author) Bock, Billy (Illustrator)

Seven girlfriends you must be! Filippa, Luna, Ina, Noriko, Karlotta, Elena and Nelly are the »FLY FOXES« – and they’re inseparable. At least, they are until the bother begins when Ina suddenly decides they should bring in boys. No way! If that’s what she wants, then she should start her own gang with Alex and Anthony. But then the three break into the Foxes’ secret hiding place, disappear without trace, and the plan of the Baptist Cave vanishes from the wall of their gang headquarters. The Fly Foxes set out to rescue Ina, Alex and Anthony, and that means climbing down into the dangerous cave themselves. It’s a good thing Foxes can always rely on their gang!

Thrilling gang fun in diary style, with fantastic new heroines and plenty of tips for bold girls to start their own gang. Beautiful, with a host of four-colour illustrations.
| 9 +

Kuhn, Krystyna (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

Wake Up or You Will be the Next!

Faye’s insomnia has always made her feel different, but now she is in the greatest danger. Important files have suddenly gone missing, mad Missy’s house has been set on fire, and now Auntie Liz proves to Faye that she is suffering from the same disorder that has already played a part in the mysterious deaths of Zoey Fuller and Fabiana Nunez. Could good-looking Luke be right in thinking that the Monday Club is behind it all? Faye fights desperately to discover the truth about whatever is threatening not just her life.
| 14 +

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

Deep in the woods, play, laughter and some enchanting rhymes are waiting.

Deep in the woods, the little fox plays hide and seek with his friend the hare. But before he finally spots the hare hidden in the tall grass, he meets some other animals because there’s lots going on deep in the woods!

In Susanne Weber’s fanciful verses full of imagery, young readers experience with the little animals all there is to be found in the woods. Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Kerstin Schoene.
| 24 months +

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

Deep in the woods, play, laughter and some enchanting rhymes are waiting.

The little mouse lives deep in the woods. She’s hungry and her tummy is rumbling. Sadly, the nut she wants to carry home is very heavy and far too big for her. Luckily, the squirrel helps her to carry it. There’s lots going on in the woods!

In Susanne Weber’s fanciful verses full of imagery, young readers experience with the little animals all there is to be found in the woods. Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Kerstin Schoene. | 24 months +

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

Deep in the woods, play, laughter and some enchanting rhymes are waiting.

Deep in the woods, the little hedgehog is busy picking berries when suddenly it starts to rain. He looks for somewhere to shelter and finally finds a dry spot underneath a gigantic leaf where heaps more delicious berries are growing. There’s lots going on deep in the woods!

In Susanne Weber’s fanciful verses full of imagery, young readers experience with the little animals all there is to be found in the woods. Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Kerstin Schoene | 24 months +

Dulleck, Nina (Author) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator)

Eeee! A spider!

You’ve heard someone shriek like that before, haven’t you? Spiders can be found in all kinds of places, you see, and they come in many different shapes and colours. But what do you do when you find one of these little creatures in your home and really don’t need any creepy-crawly housemates? No spider-disappearing machine handy? Never mind! In addition to all kinds of fascinating and amusing facts about spiders, this book also lets you in on the ultimate spider-(phobia)-banishing trick!

English translation available!
| 4 +

Leykamm, Martina (Author) Leykamm, Martina (Illustrator)

The glow-worm flies through the night. Because it’s too bright for the mole, the glow-worm switches off its light for him, but then he lets it shine again for other animals. That way, the water flea need not feel afraid in the dark and the mouse can find its way back to its mouse hole. When all the animals are happy, the glow-worm meets up with its friends and they all dance merrily in the moonlight. Every picture has a spot to press that makes the glow-worm light up, and there’s one to make the moon shine on the last page.

An interactive goodnight book for little light-switch fans with a loveable main character and child-appropriate rhymes.

Interactive goodnight book for little light-switch fans
Clever concept, loveable main character, child-appropriate rhymes
| 24 months +

Jakobs, Günther (Illustrator) Kehn, Regina (Illustrator) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator) Jeschke, Stefanie (Illustrator) Grigo, Pe (Illustrator) Rauers, Wiebke (Illustrator) Hennig, Dirk (Illustrator) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator) Horstschäfer, Felicitas (Illustrator) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator) Baltscheit, Martin (Illustrator) Marquis, Mila (Illustrator) | further

Climate protection concerns all of us!

Everyone is talking about Greta Thunberg and the young climate activists of Fridays for Future - thousands of students take to the streets every Friday here in Germany. Highly motivated and tireless in fighting for their convictions, they are challenging established ideas and structures. Thirteen of Germany’s best-known illustrators want to follow and support the movement throughout the year by means of this perpetual wall calendar.

A protest calendar for students and families, featuring illustrations by Wiebke Rauers, Günther Jakobs, Regina Kehn, Nina Dullek, Martin Baltscheit, Mila Marquis, Stefanie Jeschke, Anne-Kathrin Behl, Pe Grigo, Florentine Prechtel, Dirk Hennig, Isabel Kreitz and Felicitas Horstschäfer! | 6 +

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

Deep in the woods, play, laughter and some enchanting rhymes are waiting.

Deep in the woods, the little owl is fast asleep. She wakes up at nightfall. Then in the bright moonlight, she hops happily from branch to branch, playing with her shadow until next morning, when she’s tired out and falls into a blissful sleep. There’s lots going on deep in the woods!

In Susanne Weber’s fanciful verses full of imagery, young readers experience with the little animals all there is to be found in the woods. Wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Kerstin Schoene | 24 months +

Steingässer, Jana (Author) Steingässer, Jens (Illustrator)

Once around the world: A family follows the tracks of climate change.

Twelve-year-old Paula’s bantam hen lays an egg in the middle of December. Hardly surprising, since this winter feels more like spring. But why? In order to understand this, Paula goes on an incredible trip around the world with her family, following the tracks of climate change. They want to find out how people, animals and plants react when the balance of their environment is disrupted by climate change. And perhaps they can also learn ways in which they themselves can change the world.

Jana and Jens Steingässer succeed in addressing the abstract topic of climate change on an authentic and personal level and provide lots of tips on how to deal with it in daily family life. The book has more than 150 fascinating nature photos from around the world.

-\x09A courageous family sets out on a journey and faces one of the greatest challenges of our time. A wonderful book that amazes, raises questions, makes you think and invites you to join in
-\x09A book everyone should read as the issues affect every single one of us!
-\x09Includes an interview with Jostein Gaarder, author of Sophie’s World
| 10 +

von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Worms, Ina (Illustrator)

Pets, wild animals, soft toy animals, sock animals: they are all here! The little brown bear is not in the mood for hibernating, cuddly toy pig Emma is playing pranks, Luna, the little owl, is learning to fly, and the princess and the pirate girl both long for the same: to have a pet of their own.

A wonderful, interactive book for children of four and over. It comes with plenty of ideas for games, questions, craft suggestions, picture quizzes, and read-aloud tips for adults.
| 4 +

Grönemeyer, Dietrich (Author)

Look it up with the Little Physician

»Hello, I’m Nano, the Little Physician. Anyone who has read my adventures about the inside of the body or seen me at the pictures will already know that I know my way round the body pretty well. And if you and your family have this book at home, you will always know what to do if you turn your ankle or have a tummy ache, or why cleaning your teeth is quite important, as are exercise and good food, too. So I can only recommend it!«
Yours truly, Nano

The ideal compendium for the family of today in a completely revised edition that’s more up to date than ever. The big and the little physician offer help for all kinds of situations – with their amusing, useful, refreshing and sound medical knowledge.
| 10 +

Maar, Paul (Author)

A fairytale world, created by the great storyteller Paul Maar.

Little Troll Tojok lives with his parents in a house on the side of a mountain. Although their house looks a bit wild, it’s actually set up just like a human dwelling - only everything is much smaller. The sitting room sofas, for instance, are made of willow branches, with a tree-stump for a table. Tojok’s favourite thing is to play outside in the woods with his best friend the wildcat. Together they have endless little adventures.

Children will readily identify with Little Troll Tojok. Like them, he’s inquisitive and adventurous, and he sees the world through the eyes of a child.

Little Troll Tojok early reader now in an extended form. Includes completely new stories.
Lovingly and richly illustrated by Paul Maar.
The perfect read-aloud title by one of our house writers. | 5 +

Praml, Sabine (Author) Hansen, Christiane (Illustrator)

Father Rabbit calls his children in for some cake, but the seven little rascals are hiding! What fantastic fun for the little rabbits when their father sets off to seek them in the garden and finds them, one by one. But has he really found all seven of them? Father Rabbit counts: one, two, three … | 24 months +

Stewner, Tanya (Author) Hennig, Simone (Author) Carls, Claudia (Illustrator)

At last, there’s an Alea Aquarius for beginning readers, too!

Sammy has gone missing! Ben, Alea and Lennox immediately set out into the magical underwater world to look for him. When they find his camera floating around between plastic waste, they start to feel very worried. Where on earth can Sammy be? What can have happened?

With Alea Aquarius. Mermaid Magic by Tanya Stewner and Simone Hennig, the exciting mergirl adventures featuring Alea, Sammy and Lennox, are now also available for beginning readers of eight and over. | 8 +

Benecke, Mark (Author) Fiedler, Max (Illustrator)

Zany doctor Mark Benecke – famous for his adult bestsellers, numerous television and radio appearances and crowd-pulling events – presents experiments that make science fun for everyone. They span demonstrating the right way to use a magnifying glass, gel-filled baths and dry-as-dust water to a romantic kitchen galaxy. Simple to perform, but at the same time unusual and irreverent, the experiments help the reader to understand the important principles of natural science. Fun is the main aspect for Mark Benecke, whose credo is, “we do something really silly and then see what we can learn from it”.

An excerpt from the contents:

•\x09Super experiments with magnifying glasses
•\x09Floating slime
•\x09Chemical garden
•\x09The romantic kitchen galaxy
•\x09Black worms from flowerpots
•\x09Rocket cars
•\x09Putting out a candle with carbon dioxide
•\x09Detonating gas
•\x09Stink bombs
•\x09Invisible inks
•\x09Painting with maggots
•\x09Why you cannot divide spaghetti by two
•\x09How much gel can you get into hair?
| 10 +

Koch, Miriam (Author) Koch, Miriam (Illustrator)

Easter Bunny Ethan paints the prettiest Easter eggs far and wide, and he finds the best hiding places, too. Everyone who finds his eggs is really happy. But on Easter morning, Ethan is very sad because, for once, he would like to find an egg himself. What a good thing his friend Bertha hid an egg especially for him.

A short story for Easter beginners about the give and take of happiness.
| 24 months +