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An appeal for people to be more mindful in their attitude to the environment, nature protection and sustainability by bestselling author Peter Wohlleben.
| 6 +
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 +
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 +
Pete the squirrel is sad because he has no family in the woods. Peter the forester comforts Pete and explains that even trees live in families. Now this is something Pete really wants to see, so the pair sets out to look for tree children and their parents. Along the way, they meet a wolf, a dangerous hawk and a horse and see a conifer plantation. All they fail to find are tree families – until they reach the beech wood. Back at the forester’s lodge, Pete begins to feel sad again because he is still all alone. Will Peter perhaps let him stay?
Do You Know Where the Tree Children Are? by Peter Wohlleben is a heart-warming story with a small and lovable hero who introduces children to woodland and nature in a unique way.
| 4 +
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 +
“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 +
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 +
- Factual information and an exciting natural setting presented in a child-friendly format.
- Arouses children’s interest and encourages them to engage with animals, the environment, and nature.
- In association with the German Youth Association for the Protection of Nature (NAJU), the youth wing of the Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU)
| 5 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
Friends could not be more different: the dainty dragonfly Azura and the clumsy mole Cosmo. In the meadow by the pond, the two of them make friends with two children. "Beware the dark secret of the sun," warns the toad in the muddy shore. Already one of the two children suffers a painful sunburn. And shortly afterwards, a fire breaks out, ignited by the sun's rays bundled in a magnifying glass. Now all that counts is: stick together and fight the flames! | 4 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
»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 +
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 +
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 +
Antonia Michaelis addresses childhood longings, the desire for freedom and adventure, and tells her story in a superbly atmospheric style.
| 10 +
A short story for Easter beginners about the give and take of happiness.
| 24 months +
Fleakins is one of the brownies known as “Littels” and lives with his family in the wood. When Fleakins starts school, he has to discover his special talent. Is he good at practical things? Or music perhaps? But no matter what he attempts, Fleakins seems to have two left hands. He simply can’t do anything right! Then suddenly everyone in Littelwood is in uproar because the Lumini, the tiny light folk, have fallen ill and nobody knows how to make them better! Luckily, Fleakins has a brilliant idea. Is he destined to become Littelwood’s animal doctor?
A classic story book for the whole family to enjoy with the message that everyone has a talent. With a host of colour illustrations and chapters the perfect length to be read aloud.
| 5 +
All the animals are terribly tired. Will you say goodnight to them? Simply turn the pages and see how the lion cub, the little bird and the brightly coloured fish all close their eyes. Oh and look, the elephant’s already asleep! Shhh, don’t make a sound! Too late, the elephant opens his eyes and gives a loud “taraaa!”, which wakes up the lion, the bird and the fish again. Time to start all over again! Will you say goodnight to the animals once more?
A lovely interactive goodnight book for toddlers of 18 months and over, in which the animals actually close their eyes.
| 18 months +
Knock, knock! It’s coming from the egg. But who can it be? A busy bunny listens in to all the eggs - and young readers can discover the little inhabitants along with him. The delightful egg-dwellers include a fluffy penguin, a yellow chick, a platypus, a crocodile and a little tortoise. But shhh! No sound is coming from the last egg. Whatever could be in there?
Large egg-flaps encourage children to guess and discover.
Perfect for Easter celebrations.
Written by rhyme queen Susanne Lütje (“The best Dad in the world”). | 18 months +
An excerpt from the contents:
•\x09Super experiments with magnifying glasses
•\x09The romantic kitchen galaxy
•\x09Black worms from flowerpots
•\x09Putting out a candle with carbon dioxide
•\x09Painting with maggots
•\x09Why you cannot divide spaghetti by two
•\x09How much gel can you get into hair?
| 10 +
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 +
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 +