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Bertram, Rüdiger (Author) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator)

Football fun for beginning readers
Jacob’s dream comes true when he moves to a top club. But Tom, the centre forward, makes his life a misery. When the day of the big match arrives – Jacob at last has the chance to prove himself!

Sonne, Mond und Sterne for Years One and Two: large print, divided into short chapters, coloured pictures to help children understand what they are reading. | 7 +

Garanin, Melanie (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator)

Ready for the gymkhana? Mara’s great pony friendship.

Mara is being allowed to take riding lessons – on a proper horse. But she still pays a daily visit to her “secret pony”, the old mare Mimi-Mathilda. When her neighbour tells Mara that her daughter used to ride Mimi-Mathilda in lots of gymkhanas, Mara can’t help thinking that she could do that, too! Another episode in the series of warm, funny books about the great friendship between an old pony and a little girl. Two double pages of pictures in the middle section give eager young readers a short reading break.

•\x09Volume 2 in the warm, funny pony series
•\x09Bright, amusing pictures
| 7 +

Garanin, Melanie (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator)

A favourite book for all horse lovers.

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 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

Alphabet magic from the master of wordplay: Paul Maar for beginning readers
Whoosh the wizard is a very special magician – because he works his spells on words. He turns a word like “rose” into “nose” or “hose”. I can do that, too, thinks Leo and borrows Whoosh’s magic wand. But conjuring with letters is not as easy as he thinks, and very soon everything is going wrong! A playful look at the alphabet and words: learning to read is such fun!

| 6 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Westphal, Catharina (Illustrator)

Ready to Enter!
Beginning reader treasury for young pirates

Pirates in the living room! Johan can’t believe his eyes. A moment ago Daddy was reading to him and telling him he knew all about pirates and now, here he is tied up to the standard lamp. The wild crew of the Black Nine are actually right there in the flat, busily searching for gold – and the pirates get terribly angry when they don’t find any. Johan realises there’s only one person who can save the day now: he himself must set Daddy free!
| 6 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Westphal, Catharina (Illustrator)

Dad has had enough of playing with John and his dinosaur cards… and before he knows it, he has turned into a dinosaur himself. When John realises what’s happened, he hides underneath the kitchen chair and starts to search through his dinosaur cards to find out what kind of dinosaur his dad actually is. Luckily, the “Dadosaurus” is a herbivore, which is really not something you can say about Mr Smith, the man who lives on the ground floor and always looks ready to devour children (he has turned into a Tyrannosaurus Smith – HELP!). In the end, John and his Dadosaurus turn out to be smarter than and end up outwitting their dangerous dinosaur neighbour… | 7 +

Naoura, Salah (Author) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator)

A child and a sausage-crazy dog find their way to school. Every day on his way to school, Theo has to walk past a big dog. In fact, he simply can’t go to school without having patted the dog and fed him the meat from his sandwiches! Then one day the big dog is not sitting behind the fence as usual and Theo immediately realizes that something must be wrong. So he sets out to look for the dog, all on his own and all over the city. And sure enough, he finds the dog, but now they have to find their way back to school together. That’s not so easy and Theo ends up getting lost. Can the big dog show him the way?

Salah Naoura’s story of Theo and the Big Dog is written with lots of feeling and subtle humour. Because he deals with subjects like autonomy, independence and courage, he addresses topics that are important for children starting school. | 6 +

Naoura, Salah (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

Superhugo saves the world! Mischievous fun for beginning readers.
Ever since Hugo the spaniel slipped into the Superhound costume and became Superhugo, he has felt like a proper hero. So his pride gets quite a knock when he’s asked to look after Mimi, the visiting cat. What a bore! Luckily, he finds Superhound’s car in a secret garage and has the chance to try out his new powers on a short drive.
Book 2 all about clumsy Superhound, lavishly illustrated and irresistibly funny, by award-winning author Salah Naoura.
| 7 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Maar, Paul (Illustrator)

SATsational! The Sat’s first adventure for beginning readers!
The Sat hasn’t been living with Mr Pocketbeer for very long and doesn’t have anything to wear yet. So they go to the department store to look for suitable clothes, but there they find that not a suit nor a leather jacket is sturdy enough for the Sat: All of the suits burst at the seams when the Sat takes a breath, and the leather jacket he simply gobbles up without a second thought. Then the pair have a wonderful idea!
The first book in the series featuring the funniest stories from the children’s books about the Sat. Revised and illustrated for beginning readers by Paul Maar himself.
Büchersterne learn-to-read books for reception class and year 2 children: large print, short paragraphs and lots of pictures to help beginning readers understand the words.
Mega seller Sat: more than 4.5 million copies sold!
| 7 +

Funke, Cornelia (Author) Harvey, Franziska (Illustrator)

Cornelia Funke’s classic for beginning readers
The well-loved girls’ book – newly illustrated

Friends for life? Sophie and Ida live in the same building and they’re best friends. Sophie is godmother to Ida’s guinea pig and Ida rescues Sophie from crazy Philipp when he tries to kiss her yet again. One day, a new girl moves into their building, Belinda with the cute tomcat and the sparkly shoes… A classic friendship triangle with a happy ending –emotionally accessible and vividly narrated by Cornelia Funke.
| 7 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

Everything going wrong today? A good-mood recipe for beginning readers!

Jack is furious! Things have been going wrong all day. Everyone laughed at him in school, Lucas wouldn’t play with him and then a boy from the third year stole his woolly hat on the way home. With so much bad luck, how could Jack possibly not be in a bad mood. And what can you do when the whole day has been so rotten? Luckily, Jack’s mummy comes up with a super idea. In this book for beginning readers, author Paul Maar yet again shows his great ability to empathise with children and offers affectionate suggestions for dealing with such difficult emotions as embarrassment, disappointment and anger.
| 7 +

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

Slimy-sludge-and-cheesy-feet! Oggly yummies for beginning readers.
Ogglies are gourmets. Their favourite food is Oggly-Mummy’s stinky broth with fishbone pudding. But where have all the delicious fishbones gone? The whole Oggly family sets out to search for them.
For Year One children: large print, short text passages and colourful pictures to help children understand what they are reading. With reading puzzles included. | 6 +

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 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Schulte, Tina (Illustrator)

Fun from “A” to “Z”: in Paul Maar’s picture stories, every letter of the alphabet has a funny rhyme and its own animal. These go to make up a great, big animal family and, with this animal family, children can even play number and guessing games as well as do picture puzzles. | 6 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator)

Diverse and colourful, that’s how everything I write is! And that is how versatile Paul Maar is.
Paul Maar exceeds himself in this beautiful compendium and uses the full spectrum of his many talents. Delightfully witty poems, nonsense rhymes, interactive ideas, tantalising tongue twisters and charming stories about the Little Kangaroo provide ample reading material for an entire year. All of the texts centre on animals, a favourite topic with children, and are beautifully illustrated by Nina Dulleck – a truly gorgeous book for children of 6 and over and their parents!
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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 +

Naoura, Salah (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

Superdog versus superthief – a clear victory for Hugo!

Hugo can hardly believe his eyes: one minute it’s there, the next minute it’s gone! Who is constantly stealing his delicious bones from under his nose? What a good job he has the power to turn himself into a superdog and track down the thief. But even a superdog has his limitations! So it’s useful that Hugo has a friend who’s a detective frog! Together, these two are unbeatable!

A book crammed with slapstick humour: Superhugo’s third adventure with hilarious illustrations.
| 7 +

Mai, Manfred (Author) Stickel, Stephanie (Illustrator)

First reading fun for football fans

Watch out, there is a dog loose on the football pitch! Leon is sure he had his dog, Lightning, securely tied up, but there’s just no stopping a genuine football fan. Suddenly, the dog runs out onto the pitch, where Leon and his friends are playing, and straight away scores a goal with his nose! Lightning does turn out to be very useful when Leon comes up against Mr Klopper, though, the neighbour who can’t stand children or noise. Of all the nearby gardens, it’s Mr Klopper’s Leon accidentally sends the ball sailing – and he can’t quite muster the courage to go and get it back himself. Together, Leon and Lightning solve the problem.
| 6 +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Gotzen-Beek, Betina (Illustrator)

Max had really been looking forward to starting school. But school is hard, especially reading. And Max even bungles his pottery piece in the craft lesson. On the way home, Max is about to throw the stupid bungled clay animal in the bin when something strange happens: the Bungle comes to life! From now on, school isn’t half so bad for Max. Quite the opposite, in fact, all of a sudden school is great fun.

| 6 +

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

Edda on a mission: Her super-crazy ’secret agent’ birthday

Ever since Edda and Matti found an old computer keyboard on the rubbish heap, they have been obsessed by secret agents. So Edda, of course, wants a proper detective party for her seventh birthday. With shadowing people, and secret missions, and agent ID for all the guests. When Matti discovers a little mouse in the garden, Edda has a sweet pet as well. In addition to a brilliant Secret Agent birthday with all her friends! | 6 +

Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

| 24 months +

Rachner, Marina (Illustrator)

| 24 months +

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

Children need time

Nobody wants to play with Zoe. Mummy, Daddy and her big brother and sister both have important things to do. So Zoe sets off for the park all on her own. Luckily, she bumps into old Alfred there. He has so much time that he can just sit on the park bench and gaze at the clouds. He even watches the snails! Perhaps Alfred could give Zoe’s family some of his time?

Sharing time in a jam jar: philosophy for children, touchingly told and illustrated with a refreshingly light touch.
| 4 +

Herget, Gundula (Author) Staar, Katharina (Illustrator)

Into the box with you!
Time to tidy up: not many words and large screen-print illustrations fire the imagination. A picture book for explorers.
“What a pigsty!” Mummy scolds, leaving a green box in Freddy’s room. She wants him to use it to clear all his toys away. But the box isn’t a box at all. It’s a tractor … a sailing boat … a submarine … a plane … a spaceship … a sledge … a hot-air balloon … and Mummy and Freddy climb into it and soar way up high into the sky.
| 3 +

Geisler, Dagmar (Illustrator)

| 24 months +

Rudolph, Annet (Author) Rudolph, Annet (Illustrator)

Temperature or not? An activity book with a toy thermometer.
Beaver and his friends aren’t feeling well at all. What a good thing the children can take their temperature with the thermometer to find out who really is ill and who has just been rushing around playing too hard or is too warmly dressed.
A subject children love: playing doctor and taking temperatures. Here the children learn about typical children’s illnesses and the right way to treat them. With a thermometer on a string.
| 24 months +

König, Michael (Author)

Adventure's Coming Home!

Turn your home into an Escape Room - with a whole host of challenges in all the different rooms! In the game, players are shut in and the doors are secured by a combination lock.

Your mission is to work together as a family to escape from the 'room'. Now things become exciting: you'll need to rack your brains, work things out, search for things - because you can only escape once you've found the right code. The puzzles are true brain-teasers; however, there's fun to be had as well. Ever heard of the Tickling Challenge or the Food Pairing Contest? No? Well, you will do now!

– The first family book that transforms your own four walls into an Escape Room!
– Quality Time: this book is great fun, offers endless opportunities for family bonding, and promotes creativity, deductive skills and empathy.
– This interactive book leads participants step by step through the game, offering useful tips along the way. If you get really stuck, the solutions are at the end, too! | 6 +, s230 For kids and adults

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

Small children turn everything upside down - but in the eyes of their parents they are still the most adorable creatures in the world. In this board book, the adult bear (can be Mummy, Daddy or some other grown-up) describes all the marvellous things he or she has been doing with the most adorable darling in the world. | 12 months +

Ottermann, Doro (Author)

Carry on, girls! Creativity, not clichés: new ideas à la Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls and The Girls’ Book

Inquisitive girls become strong women. That being the case: go for it, wild girls! Here, you’ll find fun suggestions, motivating thought experiments, and amusing techno tricks. There are no pink and princessy clichés here: this is for real, tough girls. As always, it’s easy to put the ideas into practice by “using what you can find in the kitchen cupboard”. An innovative interactive book which will unleash your creative energy: fun and success guaranteed!


| 8 +

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 +

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

It’s so nice when we’re together!
The perfect goodnight storybook for fathers and children
You can experience so much with your Daddy! The little bear’s daddy gives him bread and honey, the little hare plays hide and seek with daddy hare, and father dog carries his little puppy home on his back when he is too tired to longer walk. And the human daddy tucks his child into bed and sings him a lullaby. A heart-warming book full of shared happy moments – for all daddies and children!
Especially quaint, appealing pictures, eight rhyming father-child experiences – a favourite book to pick up again and again!
| 24 months +

Behl, Anne-Kathrin (Illustrator)

Toot toot – Lena is sitting in her red car on her way to visit her friend Peter in his yellow house. But which of the three cars is the red one? And which of the three houses is yellow? Just lift the flaps and see! Oh, there’s Lena. And there’s Peter! Now the two can have a cup of cocoa together. But where’s the blue cupboard with the cups?

A first colour playbook that invites children to investigate. Using the flaps, children find the colours they are looking for. | 24 months +

Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Bednarski, Laura (Illustrator)

Fearless princess rescues robber and fire-breathing dragon!

Princess Alva (who is not really a princess, but don’t tell anyone) rides to the forest in her unicorn-drawn coach, accompanied by her servants. When they are held up by a gang of robbers, the voice of the great fiery dragon terrifies all of them except Alva. The dragon wants to get rid of his cough, the robbers want to get rid of the dragon, their leader is in trouble, and Alva wants everyone including herself to be happy. So come to the forest and find out how Alva solves each and every problem, and how chocolate buttons can make all the difference.

- Strong girl character gives the lie to stereotypical perceptions of gender roles
- Antonia Michaelis uses a playful, childlike style of language in the telling of her highly imaginative story
- With cheerful illustrations by Laura Bednarski

| 4 +

von Vogel, Maja (Author) Grimm, Sandra (Author) Hardt, Iris (Illustrator) Czerwenka, Eva (Illustrator) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator) | further

Pack your holiday books! Three books brimming with read-aloud stories: adventure stories, dolphin stories & beach stories

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 +

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

Class 4a is very excited to have Miss Braitwhistle back again! She immediately sets to work, and no matter what she turns her hand to, a school outing in a golf buggy, a cycling proficiency test for left-hand traffic or a visit from two English tortoises called Harry and Willy, this teacher is always good for a surprise. Miss Braitwhistle is enchanting, in the truest sense of the word. And this time she really pulls out all the stops and – as though by magic – ends up saving more than the day on 4a’s tedious school outing.

•\x09The second book in the crazy school series featuring Miss Braitwhistle: a delightfully written book that simply trips off the page. With wonderful illustrations by Susanne Göhlich.
•\x09Volume 1 has already sold more than 35,000 copies.
•\x09Sabine Ludwig is a weaver of spells!
| 8 +

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

Miss Braitwhistle has gone missing – and at a really bad time, too, in Class 4a’s final term. It isn’t until Aki, Franz & co. decide to raise funds for their class kitty that she suddenly turns up behind her desk again. But instead of her teapot and cup, she pulls a thermos flask out of her bag. And her chalk suddenly doesn’t solve any maths problems any more! Were they all wrong about her? Could it be that Miss Braitwhistle doesn’t have any magical powers, after all? | 8 +

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

Funny and fantastic! A new adventure with Miss Braitwhistle.

Franz and Aki have actually made it into Year 5! But isn’t there still a story about the chaotic 4a that has never been told? Of course there is, the story of their class trip! Imagine Miss Braitwhistle on a trip with her 4a! That could only end in muddle and chaos.

Sabine Ludwig’s hilarious school stories are told with charm and a dash of irony, and convey values without a moralising undertone.
| 8 +

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

Ludwig at her very best! Now school is being turned upside down

Class 4a is notorious throughout the school. A for “absolute nightmare” is what everyone calls it and class teacher Mrs Dove is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. To make matters worse, the school inspector announces a visit to the school and on the morning he’s due to come, the children are delighted to see Mrs Dove turn on her heel just outside the school gates. Of course, Class 4a erupts into chaos straight away, but then along comes Miss Braitwhistle, the exchange teacher from Newcastle upon Tyne. She takes charge of lessons and always stays as cool as a cucumber, even when faced with 4a. And the children suddenly discover that school really can be fun. They’ve never had a teacher like Miss Braitwhistle before. With her, they study the subject of blood circulation standing on their heads, the indoor swimming pool is turned into an ice rink, a horse comes to tea and Miss Braitwhistle even has a recipe for making the saddest dog in the world happy again. The pupils all agree: Miss Braitwhistle is simply fabulous and even the headmaster, Mr Fishley, is seen to smile for the first time.
But one morning, Mr Fishley comes into the classroom to tell the children that it’s time for Miss Braitwhistle to go back to Newcastle upon Tyne. He is clearly just as sad about this as the children, but they decide to take Miss Braitwhistle at her favourite words – wait and see –and cannot help believing that their favourite teacher will soon be back.

A modern Mary Poppins story, enchanting and humorous. With lots of illustrations by Susanne Göhlich.
| 8 +

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

HURRAY! Miss Braitwhistle is back!
A for “absolute nightmare”, that’s what the old 4a used to be called. Now all the kids from 4a go to different schools. But luckily there will be a class reunion soon, where Frank, Aki, Paula and the others can meet up again. But the real fun only begins when Miss Braitwhistle, their enchanting ex-teacher, turns up and invites the kids to her place. And she has prepared a “little surprise” for them: party crackers that make wishes come true! And suddenly they all find themselves at the zoo in the middle of the night.
School life - Sabine Ludwig’s favourite subject and also that of her young (and not quite so young) readers: a wonderful reunion in the fourth volume of this bestselling series, refreshingly told with all the typically light-hearted Ludwig humour and illustrations by Susanne Göhlich.
| 8 +

Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator)

Ludwig at her best: spooky classroom goings-on that are guaranteed to raise a smile!
Twelve-year-old Felix Vorndran’s newly won friendship with his pals, and above all with Ella, is put to an acid test. But what role do the seemingly friendly biology replacement teacher Dr. Dr. Quip, who is obsessed with flying, and the ‘resurrected’ Hulda Stingbeard play in all this?? And why is it Felix who is shrinking this time? Another fast-paced and gripping story by Sabine Ludwig.

Once again, we meet Felix, Smithy and Ella of the bestseller and box-office hit "Help, I’ve Shrunk my Teacher" by bestselling author Sabine Ludwig (200,000 books from the Miss Braitwhistle series sold). Light-footed and hilarious narrative style.

“Sabine Ludwig mixes the creepy adventures of schoolchildren with elements of fantasy. The liveliness of the book stems above all from its humour, which emerges from the smallest incidents. The result is often hilarious!”
Berliner Zeitung

“Sabine Ludwig’s fans must read it, and for those who have not yet read any of her books, it is recommended unconditionally.”
Der Tagesspiegel

“Excitement is guaranteed with this book by Sabine Ludwig.”
Neues Deutschland

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