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Livanios, Eleni (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

Eleni Zabini tells her gently modernised version of the Brothers Grimm’s famous fairy tale with a slight change of emphasis and in a style appropriate for children. | 3 +

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 +

Lewis, Emily (Author) ZERO Werbeagentur (Illustrator) Mildt, Ute (Illustrator)

As sweet and hot as cocoa by the fire

Eighteen-year-old Vanessa’s grandmother treats her to a Christmas trip. Vanessa naturally chooses to go to Cambridge, the place where her late parents spent the happiest time of their life. In Cambridge, Vanessa unexpectedly meets Trevor and falls for him straight away. During the wonderful days they spend together in wintery Cambridge, he turns out to be romantic and a gentleman, and also helps Vanessa to solve the mystery of a 50-year-old postcard she finds in the attic. But then Trevor suddenly withdraws from her without a word of explanation. And while Vanessa is uncovering a bygone fairy-tale romance, her own Christmastime fairy tale disappears like a burst bubble...

- Romantic seasonal title for Christmas
- Dream setting in England and an enchanting young romance
- A family secret that’s been closely guarded for decades is revealed | 14 +

Kawamura, Yayo (Illustrator)

The perfect book for passing on traditional knowledge to young children. The book provides readers with a short text version of the fairy tale as a basis on which to tell the story in their own words. Children love hearing a story over and over again and also being able to join in. This is very good for their language development, and it’s also lots of fun, of course. Picture stories with strong girl characters in a large-format book for the children to follow as the adult tells the story. With cute, cheeky illustrations. | 3 +

Schneefuß, Trixi (Author) Schneefuß, Trixi (Illustrator)

Homemade! We make the world the way we want it!
Each piece is an original and as unique as its owner. Step by step, Trixi Schneefuß demonstrates how to turn slides and brooches, book covers and key rings into original pieces of jewellery. She provides ideas for home decorations of every shape and colour, to hang, stand or lie. A treasure trove of fantastic suggestions of all levels of difficulty on how to make life at home better and come up with the right presents for family and friends.
A host of ideas, practical tips and templates to pull out. A super book that's in keeping with the current "do-it-yourself" trend and helps people to discover and develop their own creativity.
| 12 +

Schneefuß, Trixi (Illustrator) Sommer, Eleanor (Illustrator) Raab, Ann Cathrin (Illustrator)

Beginners’ Scrawls and Scribbles: Draw in the millipede’s legs! The sheep hasn’t any wool? The spaghetti is still missing from the plate? At last, there’s a colourful book with pictures even boys will enjoy finishing off: Beginners’ Scrawls and Scribbles, massive fun for very young artists. Here, fantastic ideas are transformed with humour and great instinct into pictures that are ideally suited to the cognitive and motor skills of small children. And that means they are guaranteed to experience a first sense of creative achievement.

The successful Scrawls and Scribbles concept now in large format for children aged 2 and over, with colour details and extra-thick pages!
| 24 months +

Die Krickelkrakels (Illustrator)

Creative scrawls and scribbles! An innovative drawing book for small children
What’s hatching from the eggs? What is the brave knight running away from? What is the fairy conjuring up and which treasures are hidden away deep inside the mountain? Children can let their imagination run wild with The Scrawls and Scribbles Book and the pictures inside invite them to complete the unfinished drawings and to make up stories. Each child can finish off the pictures however he or she wants and begin with the one he or she likes best – that’s why not only children but also teenagers and even adults have so much fun with this book!
A super concept also for nursery schools and schools – developed in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. | 4 +

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

Snowed in at Christmas. A case for Nina Weger’s popular Heroines Club!

The Matilda Imperatrix boarding school is in Christmas mood! It’s swathed in a glittering blanket of snow, and the schoolgirls simply can’t wait for the holidays to begin. Every day, the little school bus drives down into the valley so that the Matildas can travel from there to their homes all around the planet. But then the snow just keeps on falling, leaving the boarding school cut off from the outside world – and one of the buses doesn’t even make it as far as the village! A daring rescue begins – and whether or not our three heroines will be able to spend Christmas Eve at home with their families remains to be seen.

-\x09Bestseller: some 45,000 books in the series sold (February 2019) | 9 +

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

Oh, how wonderful a white Christmas is for little bears!
The bear family is really looking forward to Christmas. Mummy, daddy and the little bear are preparing their cave for Christmas, making snow angels and building a snow bear. But then suddenly the little bear sticks his nose in the air. A mysterious scent is wafting through the wood and the three bears discover strange paw prints in the snow. They follow the track – and suddenly find themselves back in their own cave. And there they find that a Christmas miracle has taken place! Scenic pictures and particularly affectionately worded rhymes.
| 12 months +

Grimm, Sandra (Author) Sodré, Julie (Illustrator)

Yetta is a tiny, helpless cub when she is born. Luckily, the snow den she grows up in is well hidden. She stays inside the den with her brothers and sisters and their polar bear mother until it is spring outside. | 4 +

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

Boyo, the little penguin, has a great dream: he would love to be able to fly! But has anyone ever heard of a penguin whizzing through the air performing loop-de-loops? Luckily, Boyo has three really good friends: Fin, Pete and Shrimp, and they come up with a plan to help him. After all, friends stick together, don’t they? Of course, they do!

- Encourages readers to follow their dreams, recognise their own personal talent and to become independent
- Nina Dulleck’s penguin kids are bright, imaginative and stick together like glue
- Gloriously colourful, humorous pictures by popular illustrator Nina Dulleck | 4 +

Schmidt, Hans-Christian (Author) Weldin, Frauke (Illustrator)

Looking forward to Christmas: A very special book for the best festival of the year.

"Christmas Eve and it’s nearly eight o’clock. The woods lie silent. Snowflakes drift gently down..." The big bear lumbers through the glistening white winter woods. He meets the stag, the pig and the rabbit – together they knock at the door of the cosy house the children can see at the edge of the special contoured pages: This is where forester Klaus lives! What a good thing all the animals have brought something with them. Now they can celebrate Christmas together!

Atmospheric pictures and special contoured pages are lots of fun and full of surprises. Delightful rhymes for guessing and joining in.
| 24 months +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Rammensee, Lisa (Illustrator)

A beautifully made board book which tells the story of a charmingly different family

Pingu and Pongo are happy
As a penguin pair can be.
But then they’re even happier
When two plus one makes three!

Pingu spends his days doing what penguins like to to do best: swimming, diving, and sliding on the ice. Then he meets Pongo and they are very happy together. One day they suddenly find something lying on the ice: an egg! The pair incubate it. And what hatches out? A little chick. How wonderful!

18 months +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Felgentreff, Carla (Author) Kohne, Diana (Illustrator)

Amusing rhymed story about the custom of putting out shoes for St Nicholas – the perfect St Nicholas Day present

Excitement is mounting: St Nicholas is coming! The little mouse happily puts out her freshly cleaned boots for him. The elephant next door puts his shoes out, too. “Hang on a minute,” thinks Mousie. “You could fit ten times more presents in Elephant’s shoes than in mine!” Do bigger boots mean better presents? And what about the snake? She doesn’t have any feet or shoes at all! But St Nicholas knows what he’s doing: the next morning, the three friends find three equally filled plates. Together they enjoy their tasty treats. What a happy St Nicholas Day! | 24 months +

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

| 24 months +

Steckelmann, Petra (Author) Neuendorf, Silvio (Illustrator)

Mimi has written her Christmas list and is waiting for Father Christmas to collect it. But he won’t come until everyone in the house has written down what they would like for Christmas, says the woman next door. Soon all the letters are written – only grumpy Mr Bang hasn’t posted his. Then Mimi thinks of a way she might be able to change Mr Bang’s mind. If it works, will Father Christmas finally arrive?

| 3 +

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

Wonderful woods! Discoveries around the year
What else will you find in the woods apart from trees? Much more than you would think! Polo shows the children foxes, badgers, rabbits and other timid woodland creatures. They visit birds and insects, and read prints in the snow. How do they do that? Oh, that’s simple … by pulling the flaps to bring deer out of the thicket and ants out of their anthill, and to reveal footprints.
Animals and plants throughout the year. With lots of extras: acetate sliders, discovery wheel, lacquer finish and embossing. Large format, packed with especially beautiful, detailed pictures and lots of information.
| 4 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Maar, Paul (Author) Naoura, Salah (Author) Scheffel, Annika (Author) Andresen, Kristina (Author) Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Obrecht, Bettina (Author) Weber, Susanne (Author) Rautenberg, Arne (Author) Janisch, Heinz (Author) Zipse, Katrin (Author) Gutzschhahn, Uwe Michael (Author) Wildner, Martina (Author) Andres, Kristina (Author) Jeschke, Mathias (Author) Chudzinski, Daniela (Illustrator) | further

Stories and poems for the festive season: the great Christmas compendium!

Is it all right to fib at Christmas? Kirsten Boie and Salah Naoura tell us that sometimes it is allowed! Top German-language authors invite readers to rediscover the Christmas. There are stories about live Christmas cribs, children waiting for snow to fall, about how often you can celebrate Christmas, and how aliens would probably feel at a Christmas market. Fascinating Christmas facts as well as Christmas recipes and poems complete this festive compendium.

A Christmas treasure trove of a book with beautiful colour illustrations that will retain its fascination for many years!! Stories by Paul Maar, Erhard Dietl, Martina Wilder, Antonia Michaelis, Salah Naoura and many others.
| 6 +

Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Körting, Verena (Illustrator)

Bo the bear lives all alone in the wood. He’s feeling pretty lonely on Christmas Eve, but then a pig knocks at his door simply because it’s scared of the dark. One by one, other animals also turn up on his doorstep. They have all heard that a special child has been born in a stable in Bethlehem. They decide to visit the child together and, in the end, all the animals gather around the manger to gaze in wonder at the baby lying there. Everyone is happy and no one is alone any more.

A shared experience of the birth of Jesus seen from the animals’ perspective
Rhyming text entertains and makes reading easier for beginning readers. | 6 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Reitz, Nadine (Illustrator)

The perfect present for young heroes

Jo lives with his mother on a sheep farm. Jo’s mum is strong and confident, whereas Jo is rather timid. But at Christmastime, his mum wants a little hero - at least, that’s what Jo thinks because he saw a superhero's cape drawn on her wish list, although he couldn’t make out what she had written underneath. When a wolf comes sloping through the snow, Jo sees his chance: he decides to be brave and chase the wolf away. But the wolf is just a tame herding dog. Good thing that mum didn't draw a cape on her wish list, but a red scarf. Because she always loves her Jo - whether he's a hero or not.

-\x09A lovable non-hero wants to be brave at Christmas
-\x09The atmospheric setting brings a whole world to life with easy-to-read text | 7 +

Böhm, Anna (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

Unipig’s first Christmas has to be especially fantastic! But hardly have Emmi and Unipig sent off their wish list than back it comes again - with corrections. What on earth has happened to wish list elf Wooshle? He’s disappeared without a trace and the other elves are very upset about it. Unipig is also worried about Wooshle and at the worst possible moment actually conjures up a pair of pudding shoes. Emmi bravely does all she can to make sure that Unipig has a fabulous first Christmas in spite of everything!

- Some 50,000 books from the series sold (July 2019)
- Emmi & Unipig delight readers and the press alike
- For girls and boys who are interested in much more than unicorns and pink glitter

8 +

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

Twenty-five in One Fell Swoop

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

A fairy-tale treasury for the whole family

A perennial favourite in the read-aloud segment

Magically and lavishly illustrated | 5 +

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

Joyful anticipation seven times over! Christmas will soon be here and there’s still plenty to be done at the hares’ house: baking mince pies, making presents and singing Christmas carols. One by one, the tiny sacks on the Advent calendar are opened and the suspense grows with every passing day. When Granny and Grandpa are finally on the doorstep, the little hares know Christmas has arrived: the bell rings and all the bouncy little hares are finally allowed in to see the brightly lit Christmas tree.

New stories about the popular seven, humorous and warm-hearted, and a perfect gift for the very young.

More than 54,000 books from the series sold!

| 24 months +

Trixi Schneefuß
Trixi Schneefuß, 1977 in Lüneburg geboren, war schon als Kind leidenschaftliche Malerin und Innenarchitektin, und zwar im elterlichen Heim. Später studierte sie Illustration an der Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften in Hamburg. In der Hansestadt hat sie sich dann auch als freie Illustratorin niedergelassen. Sie arbeitet kreativ für Verlage und andere Auftraggeber, und das in äußerst inspirierendem Ambiente: im Hamburger Hafen im Schatten der Schiffe.