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Schütze, Andrea (Author) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator)

Sweet dreams at the end of an exciting day at school! The little goodnight fairy’s magical mandala colouring book for school beginners is something very special. That’s because mandalas are mysterious; they contain the pictures and thoughts of the whole world. Try one and see how peacefully you fall sleep. | 4 +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Rauers, Wiebke (Illustrator)

Otilie lives in a bookshop where she can positively immerse herself in books. Otilie, the good-natured rat loves reading, has a weak spot for candy floss, and simply adores making up rhymes, of which “her ABC” is fantastic proof. She makes the most of her great flair for language, constructs some very funny verses, and rhymes her way with outlandish humour through all of her favourite books as well as the alphabet.

Delightfully illustrated in a unique comic-book style!
| 5 +

Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

Curtain up on school fun for Sabine Ludwig!

The first year at school is a real adventure - especially right at the start: That’s when school beginners have to learn their way to school, drive the school demon away and, on top of all that, there’s that tricky alpha-bed to be learned. School story expert Sabine Ludwig tells entertaining stories full of mischief, intelligence and warmth about that exciting first year in the classroom.

The Annoying Alpha-bed - Stories for that First Day of School by Sabine Ludwig is a collection of short stories all about school life to read aloud and for beginning readers to read to themselves.
| 6 +

Rose, Barbara (Author) Ishida, Naeko (Illustrator)

The books Enchantment in Magenta Wood and The Enchanted Postbox published for the first time here together in a single, beautiful volume with a touch of fairy magic: Rosalie’s seventh birthday is also her first day at school, Blossomwood School to be exact, where she hears about the fairy letterbox into which human children post their wishes. On her way there, Rosalie gets lost in Magenta Wood, but her friends soon come to her aid. In the second book, a letter from the fairy letterbox goes missing in Blossomwood and everyone who lives in Giggleblossom Meadow helps her to find it.

A magical two-book volume of Fairy School stories written in a light-hearted, funny style and with detailed illustrations by Naeko Ishida.
Added extra: Magical fairy landscapes and detachable stickers are an open invitation to play.
| 6 +

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

A roaring good read! Paul is growing up as a member of a monster family. For as long as he can remember, living with Mum and Dad monster and his monster brother and sister has been perfectly normal. So naturally he thinks he’s a monster, too. He’s never known anything else. He loves his family and they love him. At monster school, Paul has to learn how to roar really loudly, but at first he can’t. Will Paul pass his roaring test in the end?

The first in a new series by the successful COOLMAN author duo, Bertram/Schulmeyer

- Top topics for primary schoolchildren: being different, belonging, acceptance

- Comic illustrations in the book will have even the boys who are not very interested in reading picking up a book | 6 +

Dickreiter, Lisa-Marie (Author) Götz, Andreas (Author) Renger, Nikolai (Illustrator)

Four brothers and one pet – learning to read made fun

“We need a pet!” Bertie’s brothers decide. A shame that the money in Bertie’s piggy-bank will only stretch to a crayfish called Eddie. What’s anyone supposed to do with a crayfish? Bertie, however, finds Eddie super-cool. He looks fantastic with his red claws. But his brothers find it too boring just to watch Eddie. Eddie needs to have an adventure. But how’s it going to end for Eddie? Bertie simply has to save him! | 6 +

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

The magic of reading – Unipig style

Unipig still finds reading a bit difficult. And he doesn’t much want to practise. Instead, he keeps conjuring up ABC biscuits. But when Emmi and Unipig have to return Dad’s borrowed books to the library, they encounter a whole host of book-mad mythical creatures. It would be too funny for words if Unipig didn’t end up being a keen reader too!

Packed with suggestions for reading out loud | 5 +

Taschinski, Stefanie (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

Bifi and Pops turn kids into busy reading bees

Amateur beekeeper Pops rides into the woods on his motorbike to see to his beehives, taking Bifi along in his sidecar. First off, Bifi chases a sounder of wild pigs and a fox away without Pops even noticing. But when the bee colony swarms out with the queen, Pops gets into a real flap. Together, the pair try to direct the bees back to the hive – not an easy task, but luckily, Bifi follows his nose and comes up with a plan!

Still going strong: the unequal friends Bifi & Pops

Perfect identification figure: Bifi sees the world with children’s eyes

Lots to discover in Susanne Göhlich’s illustrations
| 6 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author)

Learn the alphabet with Oggly nonsense and rhymes – the perfect present for children starting school

What an alphabet soup! The much-loved and highly entertaining Oggly first reader, featuring graphics from the film. The Ogglies love A because it smells of Ash. They tremble at B, because Baths are torture for Ogglies. C for Computer isn't so bad, because the Ogglies find them as tasty as extension flexes. | 6 +

Dickreiter, Lisa-Marie (Author) Götz, Andreas (Author) Renger, Nikolai (Illustrator)

Our new cult character “Berti” – now for beginning readers

Could anything be more exciting than a child’s first day at school? Hardly. But Berti’s first day surpasses them all. To start with, the whole family wakes up so late that Berti can’t even change out of his pyjamas before setting off for school. Then his daddy drives like a madman, which does not amuse the police, at all. Berti can’t count on his big brother, and a sprint to school turns into a wild chase. Will Berti make it to school on time? And what about his first-day-of-school cone filled with treats and presents?

The secret hero of the family: Little Berti

Fast-paced action and lots of humour

Charmingly illustrated by Nikolai Renger | 6 +

Tielmann, Christian (Author) Brenner, Lisa (Illustrator)

This football comic turns book-shy kids into monster bookworms!

How rotten is that! Bram can’t play for FC Redspike because he’s too small. Standing on the sidelines, Bram meets Drago, who’s also not allowed on the pitch. Drago isn’t an ordinary boy, though; he’s a vampire. He has some friends who are just as unusual as he is, and he and Bram decide to start their own team with them. They call themselves the Pitch Monsters! And even though the briefest exposure to sunlight reduces Drago to dust, defender wolf Lars is not in command of his temper and the monster twins would rather eat the ball than kick it into goal, they end up winning the match against FC Redspike.

Comics are a playful invitation for children to read

Fantastic pictures with large print for beginning readers in the speech bubbles.

| 7 +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator)

Watch out, cones about in the Enchanted Forest! The little air fairy Minimee Windpuff is starting school. And she’s not the only one in the Enchanted Forest! So who do you think has to take care of everything? Maluna Moonlight, of course. But luckily the other inhabitants of the Enchanted Forest are doing all they can to help her, collecting everything on the fairy school starters’ list and together making several pink school flones (as they call school cones in the Enchanted Forest). What a magical first school day it will be!

An enchanting new Maluna story in tiptop chapter lengths on the theme of starting school.
| 4 +

Schaudinn, Jasmin (Author) Hardt, Iris (Illustrator)

Our America Across the Way

Six-year-old Edda lives in Moss Lane, and she and her friends’ favourite place to play is “America”, the overgrown plot of land on the other side of the road. But then builders come along and put up a house there, of all places. Of course, Edda is definitely going to hate the new people for ever! It’s just too bad that she and the boy who moves into the new house get on like a house on fire from the word go.

A great book for reading aloud, with depth and humour

Like a best friend: a delightfully genuine narrator

For everyone who loves feel-good stories like “Sommerby”.

BÜCHER magazine awarded "Edda of Moss Lane" their “Grandios” seal of approval!
“Marvellous, the way Jasmin Schaudinn inhabits the emotional world of the first-person narrator. The author knows exactly what goes on in the minds of six-year-olds… a terrific debut that leaves you wanting more! Edda conquers the hearts of her readers!“ | 6 +

What on earth is wrong with Pops? He’s constantly giving commands and pulling on Bifi’s lead, and he won’t let Bifi finish playing! It’s quite clear that Pops needs to take a break and learn how to chill. That’s why Bifi thinks its really great that he can accompany Pops to the dog obedience school; that way, he has the chance to talk to other dogs about how to get his human to enjoy life and always have lots of crunchy treats in his pocket - and Pops can enjoy the company of other humans there. | 6 +

Schlüter, Andreas (Author) Hennig, Dirk (Illustrator)

Inki wants to sign up for a race in Calmaria, but his friend Seelina is sceptical. She doesn’t think that an octopus like him has a chance of outstripping the other fish, but Inki decides to enter the race anyway. During training, he sees the mean swordfish threaten the sailfish, who’s faster, telling not to overtake him in the race. Inki is definitely not going to let him get away with that! And so he comes up with a plan just after the starting shot has been fired... | 7 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

More from the magical bookshop of wishes: more magic than ever before! Clara and her friends from the magical bookshop are very excited about the talent competition the whole town is talking about. Only Clara’s friend Leo (who is otherwise known for his unfailing cheerfulness) is grumpy and constantly picking a fight. Luckily, the friends come up with a clever way to solve his problem. Now they can finally devote themselves to the mystery of the strange hamster. These are turbulent times, but as Mrs Owl always says: “Today isn’t the day to be bad-tempered.”

The second novel all about enchanted books and mysterious places: with humorous and heart-warming two-colour illustrations!
| 8 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

A magical Christmas in the magical bookshop of wishes

Mrs Owl’s magical bookshop of wishes is looking very Christmassy. Gustaf, the talking cat, has a wonderful time at the Christmas market; Clara’s best friend, Lena, comes on a visit; and everyone is really looking forward to Christmas Eve. But then Clara finds out that Mrs Owl is planning to spend the best time of the year all alone. Of course, Clara cannot allow that! Along with all of the city’s book lovers, she gives Mrs Owl a wonderful Christmas surprise!

The magical bookshop of wishes – Christmas with Mrs Owl by Katja Fixe speeds up the time till Christmas.

Presse quote:
"...a feel-good mixture of a read that leaves you wanting more.” – www.stiftunglesen.de, September 2017
| 8 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

You can never have enough books or chocolate tarts! Mrs Owl’s bookshop is due for an inspection. But she is very busy just now, with seeing that everything in Mrs Ting’s Chocolate Heaven is in order, looking after Gustaf the lovesick cat and dealing with a number of books that keep stepping out of line. In all the chaos, Mr Slurze sees his chance. Luckily, Mrs Owl has Clara at her side.

The fourth book about Mrs Owl’s magical bookshop: a magical, warm-hearted adventure for young book lovers!
| 8 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

Birthday magic! Clara is terribly excited: With a little help from Mrs Owl and her friend Leo, she is busy planning her birthday party, which will be held at the Magical Bookshop of Wishes, of course. But then Mrs Owl has to go away and Monsieur Hibou, her French stand-in, turns the whole bookshop upside down, comes with a tiresome Persian cat and a mysterious crystal ball and, on top of all that, instead of chocolate tarts, provides baguette with smelly cheese! All is uproar until Mrs Owl returns and they can finally celebrate Clara’s birthday together.

Book 3 in the series THE MAGICAL BOOKSHOP OF WISHES is the perfect birthday present for girls of 8 and over who love books!
| 8 +

Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Rettich, Margret (Author) Dierks, Hannelore (Author) Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Rahn, Sabine (Author) Gieseler, Corinna (Author) Schmid, Thomas (Author) Reider, Katja (Author) Fröhlich, Anja (Author) Steinwart, Anne (Author) Wich, Henriette (Author) Rebscher, Susanne (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) | further

1-2-3, glittery! Great gift for school starters with reversible sequins

I want to go to school, too! When this glittering reading material with the reversible sequin cover is given as a first-day-at-school present, even the most sceptical of children about to start school will find it very easy to say goodbye to their nursery school. On the inside, the loveliest stories by Ursel Scheffler, Henriette Wich, Dimiter Inkiow and many others; on the outside, 123 and ABC all at once.

Trend: reversible sequins

Great gift for school starters

Well-known authors have children looking forward to starting school | 5 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

It’s terrible when your best friend moves away to another town! What a good thing that Clara still has Mrs Owl and her bookshop. Here she is surrounded by her favourite books, Gustaf, the rhyming cat, and Mr King, the talking mirror. So she doesn’t feel too lonely. Especially not on snuggle-up moonshine reading nights. As Mrs Owl so beautifully puts it: “Today is not a day for feeling miserable!”

A dream of a book: magical reading for young book fans! With stories about best friends, talking cats and the most wonderful place in the world, with warm-hearted illustrations by Florentine Prechtel.

"A lovely mixture of friends and family and more than a touch of magic." - Kirkus Review

"...a feel-good reading mix that whets the appetite for more.” - Stiftung Lesen | 8 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

The Magical Bookshop of Wishes series: more than 100,000 copies sold! (October 2019)

The latest from Clara, Leo, Mrs Owl and Gustaf, the rhyming tomcat: Clara is worried about Leo, who urgently needs to get good marks in a German test if he isn’t to repeat a school year. But then the project week looks like it could be cancelled. Luckily, Mrs Owl leaps into the breach as teacher. She moves the class into her magical bookshop of wishes and at the same time helps to restore the school library to former splendour. Now that’s what makes school fun!

School, an ever-popular topic, conjures up magical sales figures

Brightly coloured and delicately drawn: fans love Florentine Prechtel’s illustrations
| 8 +

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

A Detective with a Heart and a Horn: Clearly a Case for Emmi and Unipig!

A thief is wreaking havoc in Elftown. He’s stealing the expensive street lamps that normally allow the human population’s flying creatures of fable see where they’re going at night. Daddy’s dragon even had an accident in the sudden darkness. Mummy Brix is supposed to be solving the case – she is a police officer, after all. But then Unipig gobbles up a small cake that’s the only piece of evidence! Emmi is furious. But perhaps the pair can still help Mummy to find the thief.

The delighted readership of this enchanting series: charmingly imperfect. Unipig speaks from children’s hearts!

Wonderfully written, with light-hearted humour, but also depth. | 5 +

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

Ogglies love the letter A, because it rhymes so well with “waste.” They shudder when they hear the letter B, because bathing is torture for Ogglies. The C for computer is fine because the Ogglies like eating computers just as much as DVDs. This is the toad-slimiest way for all Oggly fans to learn the alphabet and how to make up rhymes – and for everyone else the perfect opportunity to at last become an Oggly fan, as well.
A toad-slimy, olchiferous ABC – delightfully rhymed and illustrated by "Oggly-Daddy" Erhard Dietl.
| 6 +

Zapf (Illustrator)

Welcome to the valley – welcome to the wonderful world of reading!

The trees are still holding on to their many-coloured leaves and the weather is far too warm for the time of year when the four friends Talis, Alva, Will and Sam happen upon a gleaming stone in a forbidden part of the forest. Hardly have they found the stone than they have strange creatures clad in iron armour pursuing them…

A fantastic adventure comic that whisks children away into an unfamiliar world packed with fun and action and opens up the world of reading even to unpractised readers.

Second book in the series to be published in autumn 2021 | 6 +