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"In a Summernight Like Tonight" by bestselling author Tanja Heitmann is a thrilling combination of atmospheric romance and an ample portion of suspense.
Incredibly tight, skilful narrative
Bestselling author Tanja Heitmann’s young adult book debut in Oetinger.
| 14 +
Antonia Michaelis addresses childhood longings, the desire for freedom and adventure, and tells her story in a superbly atmospheric style.
| 10 +
Heart-warming and amusing. Large print for easy reading.
| 8 +
Fourteen-year-old Lu is overjoyed: her crush Noah went out with her to the cinema! So now she is more excited than ever about their school trip to the island of Amrum, where they will surely get together. But that’s easier said than done: as soon as she takes her eyes off Noah, he is flirting with Jenny from Berlin. No matter what Lu wants to do with Noah, the cheeky girl from Berlin is always close on their heels. And on top of this, Lu’s mother suddenly appears on the island. How embarrassing is that! How will Lu manage to conquer Noah’s heart now?
| 12 +
Socially enlightening young adult literature of the very highest standard
Nuri is from Syria and lives at a home for asylum seekers. Calvin lives just a few doors down the road and is a member of a right-wing teenage gang. When the two meet each other, Nuri tells him about her native village on the edge of the desert and how beautiful it was, but that then the wings of evil swooped down and cast their shadow across the land. The more Calvin learns about the girl with the dark eyes, the more he falls in love with her. Calvin decides to leave his gang – but getting away from his old friends isn’t so easy.
A moving love story amid social conflict, full of poetry and beauty. A painfully frank portrait of society with a Romeo and Juliet story all its own.
SUMMER UNDER BLAC WINGS won the German Youth Literature Award in 2016!
“With deep insight Peer Martin depicts the ground on which hatred grows, and in precise detail he describes the mechanisms at work within the group. This makes the story credible. But Martin’s novel is much more than an educational work. It is gripping and moving, and it takes its life from characters one does not want to be parted from.” Neue Zürcher Zeitung
“A multilayered book that makes the reader sit up and think; an incitement to resist every form of Neo-Nazism.” (Büchermagazin 04/2015) | 16 +
Berlin, in the early summer of 1961, when the border between East and West is no more than a white dividing line on the streets of the city. The passport controls are a nuisance, but they don’t stop either Marie or Lennie from crossing over because they have found each other, found a love both had believed impossible. Nothing can separate them – or so they think. But in the August of that year, the construction of the Berlin Wall tears the city – and the two girls - apart. Marie is faced with an impossible decision: Should she stay with her father and younger brother and give up all the dreams she shares with Lennie? Or should she risk making an escape to West Berlin, to Lennie, and never see her family again?
- Perfect to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall
- Excellently researched: a credible escape that really could have taken place | 14 +
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 +
It’s a summer of festivals. Nayra and Jo get to know each other in the marshlands at a gig of their favourite band – they bump into each other headfirst, making the sparks fly in their hearts. They spend a wonderful day together and are dying to see each other again. But then a summer thunderstorm washes Jo’s number off Nayra’s arm … Nayra goes in search of Jo, and Jo tries to find Nayra. And so begins a turbulent summer love story about two people who find each other, lose each other, and keep narrowly missing each other. Are they destined for a happy end?
“Nayra and Jo“: a perfect summer festival love story, told from two perspectives.
| 14 +
When Ella returns to the island of Usedom in the holidays, she is hoping to have as wonderful an adventure as she did the year before. And she doesn’t have long to wait because it soon begins to unfold. Number Seven, the nice boy from the Blue Riders, has already got himself into difficulties and desperately needs to be taken to safety. Ella smuggles him on board a cruise liner. But there’s a strange troupe of theatre people sniffing around. Is Number Seven really safe here?
Ella Fox’s second adventure on the Baltic coast, an imaginative and gripping children’s detective story.
| 8 +
Moving to a new house doesn’t seem so bad, after all, when Mara sees a pony standing in next door’s garden. Mara christens the pony Mimi and visits it every day. Mara and Mimi soon get used to each other, but one day Mara finds Mimi without any hay or water in her stable. Who normally looks after her?
A wonderful first reading book about what most girls dream of: a pony in next door’s garden.
| 7 +
Holidays at last! After school, Henry and Smuti run straight to their gang’s headquarters in an old railway engine shed. But then a smartphone falls out of a train as it whizzes by and they find a girl they’ve never seen before sitting in their shed. Henry and Smuti are delighted: that’s two new cases for their problem-solving gang! These holidays are definitely all set to be fabulous.
An amusing and whimsical feel-good story about a holiday adventure that’s packed with suspense and a dollop of magic that’s sure to raise a smile!
| 9 +
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 big discovery picture book with lots of individual items to seek and find. Also ideal for learning words.
| 24 months +
No girls, no flirts, no risk. No way to love. After splitting with his girlfriend, 17-year-old Valentine flies off to San Diego for three months. He is hoping to mend his broken heart in southern California, where the sun always shines. And if there’s one thing he definitely doesn’t want to do, it’s fall in love again. Easy peasy lemon squeezy? If only! In San Diego, Valentine not only meets a cute girl called Trinity, but also gets caught up in his host brother Conor’s tangled love life …
Special concept: German-English novel – the story also features video clips.
| 13 +
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Top ingredients for a book that’s sure to be a favourite: likeable characters, heart-warming illustrations and recipes to follow at home.
| 8 +
Room with Prospects
Ciao, beauty and lifestyle. Jessica just doesn’t get it – her parents are sending her away to work as a chambermaid for the summer in a hotel that belongs to some people they know! Jade misses her life of freedom and Marc, in particular, … but then Noah, the hotel owner’s son, takes her on a diving trip. She soon realises that Noah isn’t just some guy, but one whose touch sends electric charges thrilling through her. The only trouble is that relationships between hotel staff are strictly forbidden …
From little miss luxury to chambermaid
Finny the dolphin finds a star, Florian sends a message in a bottle, Julia meets a mermaid and Luke chases the flop-eared tiger. Hurray – finally, holiday stories the whole family will love. And not one, but three books in a slipcase that already puts you in a holiday mood the moment you see it.
Three books brimming with read-aloud stories: Adventure Stories, Dolphin Stories & Beach Stories
Ideal for small luggage | 4 +
Tamara is lovesick – but what a time to fall for someone, just when the summer holidays are about to begin! Then her Granny gives her a language course in Stockholm! To start with, Tamara isn’t keen on the idea - what’s the point of learning Swedish, after all? A language course in London would have been much cooler! But then Tamara meets Jesper, the Swede, who’s a great joker, and Marco, the good-looking Italian. And suddenly being able to say »Jag älskar dig« – or perhaps better »Ti amo« is not so bad, after all.
| 12 +
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 +
Munich, the end of a hot summer. Three girls die within the space of a few weeks – seemingly, it was their own decision. But that is only half the truth. Because all three wanted to go to their deaths with the man they loved. They had no idea that the very man who wanted to die with them would turn out to be their worst enemy.
A subtle page turner about a series of mysterious teenage deaths – about murder, secrets and the darkest depths of human nature.
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 +
Fishbones, fumes and freeloading toothwort, this is so exciting! What could be more fun than to make real fartslime with the Ogglies, build bug-infested huts in the garden, or try out the rattiest hopscotch game of all time?
This adventure book with the Ogglies contains the best ideas, instructions and games for kids who love to experiment. For children aged eight and over and their parents.
| 8 +
Leo’s best friend is moving up from Forest Kindergarten to big school, and the quiet little boy is talking even less than he normally does. When he’s with the Wild Forest Four, the words come pouring out of him. But the minute another child appears, Leo’s mouth seems to glue itself shut, and the words just won’t come out. A clear case for the Wild Forest Four! They invent a fantastic anti-stammer-word chain - and it works brilliantly. Hurrah!
3 on-trend themes: forest, Kindergarten, animals.
Volume 4 of the successful and lively series about the Wild Forest Four.
Each volume shows the animals helping a Kindergarten-aged child. | 4 +
Here’s everything best friends need to make this summer the best they’ve ever had. From fun tests about “Ten things you should do together this summer“ and “The five most delicious snacks for a picnic“ to “Our best photos“, this is a stylish must-have book to make every girl’s summer perfect and help best friends to get to know each other even better. And best of all: when the summer holidays are over, you will not only have had loads of fun, but also have a wonderful album full of memories.
This richly illustrated activity book for girls is the ultimate summer companion, with many pages to fill in, bucket lists and creative DIY ideas.
| 12 +
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 +
Leonie (14) is completely obsessed with her YouTube channel, “Glamourama”. Being styled to within an inch of her life is the most important thing ever. So Niklas, the boy she fancies, would be the perfect match for her. He’s incredibly good looking - but, unfortunately, already has a girlfriend, namely the perfect Laura. Leonie is going to change this, though. She turns shy new boy Frederic into a stunning heartbreaker. Will Laura take the bait and dump Niklas? And who has Leonie really got her eye on? Does personality matter more than looks, when it comes down to it?
The rollercoaster of puberty combined with glamour, friendship dramas and relationship issues.
YouTube influencers - hot topic for pre-teens.
Book comes with its own YouTube song.
| 11 +
- Fast-paced, political adventure novel touching on controversial topics, such as climate change, refugees and world politics
- Highly topical, captivating and disturbing. Exceptionally absorbing right from the very first page
- With vignettes, notes and additional information for each chapter
- Topical, gripping and unsettling: the latest novel by German Youth Literature Prize laureate Peer Martin | 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 +