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The perfect goodnight story \x1A
| 24 months +
Lottie can’t get to sleep. There are far too many noises keeping her awake in the darkness. Luckily, she’s being allowed to help nice Mrs Nightblue to paint the sky dark tonight. Through the wonder skylights, she can see Madam Cassiopeia loudly banging her spoon as she heats milk for the Milky Way and the Little Dog yelping as he plays tag with the Hare. So that’s where all the noises come from! Now Lottie can finally relax and drift off to sleep. Discover the different constellations with Mummy and Daddy in an imaginative story with beautiful illustrations.
A goodnight story full of poetry.
New: Astronomy for the very young.
| 4 +
For ten-year-old Thomas Müller, it’s a dream come true: he’s been signed by the great FC Bayern München. But every player at the club is a top talent, so at first Thomas only ever finds himself sitting on the reserve bench. His teammate Martin advises him never to give up, and so Thomas trains even harder – and finally gets his chance.
| 7 +
Now the time spent waiting for Christmas will simply fly because in this read-aloud book, a cuddly post bear, a clumsy angel and wild sleigh rides make for loads of variety. And for everyone who cannot get enough of reading together, there are amusing questions, plenty of pictures and little suggestions for games, all of which encourage children to tell stories, make discoveries and generally join in.
10 complete join-in-stories
With tips for reading, games and being creative
| 4 +
The fourth volume in the successful Read Aloud/Activity series, beautifully atmospherically illustrated by Joëlle Tourlonias.
| 4 +
A star is shining brightly up in the sky! What lies beneath it? Fold-out page after fold-out page, the children accompany the three kings, a family, a young couple, and sheep and their shepherds on their way to the manger, where Mary and Joseph laid their little baby. A transparent picture is integrated into the last page of the book so that an illuminated Christmas crib becomes visible when it is held in front of a light. That makes this very special Christmas book featuring gorgeous pictures, delightful rhymes, windows to open and a multipanel gatefold a picture book and Christmas crib all rolled into one.
| 24 months +
Who says superheroes are only for older children? Marmelo, who saves bread and jam from falling jammy-side-down on the floor, is probably cooler than Spiderman was at the age of four. And Super-Erik saves an entire town from mega-mean Mega-Panda. With these superheroes around, who’s going to wait for Batman or until they can read for themselves? And in any case, being read to is always super!
Crazy, hilarious read-aloud stories in vibrant colours!
| 4 +
Volume 3 of the Star Diamond series – absolutely gripping, romantic, and magical.
| 12 +
Jersey dreams for football maniacs
A new jersey for the team! Jacob now has his name and the number 10 on his back – just like a pro. Only Paul can’t understand why Jacob and his team mate Tom are so proud of their new kit. And then just before their first home game, Jacob’s jersey suddenly disappears, almost as though the earth had opened up and swallowed it! It’s lucky for him that Paul is a true friend…
| 7 +
Hugo the dog lives with Granny Freda, who reads him the most wonderful stories about Superhound every night. Wouldn’t Hugo love to be just as super! And then he is! One day the clumsy old thing slips on the freshly polished parquet floor and slides straight into a secret cellar vault, where he happens upon a Superhound outfit that fits him like a glove. But it’s no easy feat being Superhugo with superpowers!
Book 1 of the fantastic Superhound series, perfect for beginning readers. Told with humour, affection and great imagination by multi-award-winning children’s book author Salah Naoura.
Likeable, comic-type superhero with lovable little quirks: great identification potential for clumsy youngsters lacking super powers, who would love to be heroes!
| 7 +
Volume 2 of the Star Diamond Series - captivating, funny, and as mysterious as the Sea of Merinea. | 12 +
Love, friction and jealousy - plus a healthy portion of suspense, a relentless opponent and a dark secret - Volume 4 in the breathtaking fantasy saga for all Kerstin Gier fans. | 12 +
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 +
Whatever’s got into Fana? Suddenly she’s hiccupping butterflies and now she’s turned herself into a live piglet! The truth is that Fana isn’t a human being at all, but a magical Aurion, whose powers of enchantment are now beginning to show. And that is by no means the only thing turning her life completely upside down. What secrets does the floating school ship Simalia hold? And what does it have to do with the mysterious jewel king? Before Fana knows it, she finds herself back in the maelstrom of old legends that are more connected with her than she would ever have thought possible.
Sarah Lilian Waldherr’s fantastic debut - brimming with humour, magic and absurd complications.
| 12 +
Jacob, Tom and Paul are travelling to a juniors competition being organised by one of the top football clubs in Europe. First every goes beautifully and Jacob scores one goal after another, setting his team well on the road to the semi-finals. But then Jacob receives a threatening letter telling him that if he scores one more goal, he will regret it very much. The three friends use Paul’s video camera to set a trap for the blackmailer. Book 4 in the popular football series for beginning readers.
Learn to read with “book stars” for years one and two: large print, short text blocks and lots of illustrations to help beginning readers understand what they are reading. Also included, 16 pages of reading puzzles and games in a supplement at the back.
| 7 +
Inky the octopus lives with his parents in Calmaria, right at the bottom of the sea. Calmaria has a school, restaurants, a library and a flea market. As well as fish, sea turtles and seahorses, moray eels also live there, but it’s best to keep out of their way. When Inky starts school, he finds that Fluffy the flounder is also in his class. Fluffy doesn’t speak any Calamarian and otherwise, he is somehow different, too. Can they still become friends?
A wonderful school story in an underwater setting featuring many likeable characters and colourful illustrations.
| 7 +
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 +
Top title in magazine diary style with Whatsapp chats, playlists etc! | 11 +
Even football-crazy boys who normally don’t bother with books learn to read like world champions with Thomas Müller. “How I Came to Join My Dream Team” is an autobiographical story with lots of comic-style pictures, a postcard with the football star’s autograph plus 16 pages of reading puzzles and games. | 7 +
The latest story about Jacob, ace striker – in this book all about pressure to succeed and how to overcome it.
| 7 +
Give it a try! Stories all about courage, with many creative suggestions for games, handicrafts and joining in.
| 4 +
Martin and Karli would love to be cool, as cool as the Fab Five, the coolest boys in their class. The Fab Five think Martin and Karli are totally uncool and never tire of making the pair’s lives a misery by doing rotten things to them, like pouring smelly old cream that’s gone off into their satchels. But then Martin and Karli see their chance to take revenge! They happen to hear that the Fabs are planning to break into the outdoor swimming pool at night. But the pair’s plan goes horribly wrong. Before the Fabs turn up at the baths, Karli and Martin decide to take a dip themselves. Unfortunately, Martin becomes wedged in the baby elephant slide with the huge blue ears – stuck so fast there, in fact, that he can neither move forwards nor backwards!
But then they have to take their punishment for the night-time escapade, which means they going on a camping trip with Dad and Grandpa to France – without any Nintendos, MP3 players or computer magazines to keep them amused. Instead they have to work their way down Grandpa’s good scouts’ list. Will they ever find the time to get through their own list of way to get cool, for which a slinky walk and playing football are two absolute musts? The holiday turns out to be absolutely brilliant....
A rip-roaring, hilarious story with lots of slapstick!
| 10 +
Sofie und Lasse are beside themselves with excitement: Kindergarten is preparing for the Lantern Festival! The children are all making multicoloured lanterns and singing happy St Martin’s Day songs. Evening finally arrives, and the procession begins. The lanterns glow so beautifully in the darkness. And sweet pretzels await them when they return. | 24 months +
Being able to express your feelings, admitting that you are frightened and learning to stick to your own opinions – these are all part of growing up and make children self-confident people; people who help and accept help from others, who have the courage to apologize if they have hurt someone, and who can say: Come on, let’s be friends again! These stories show how children can learn to be strong.
Great read-aloud stories about the important subjects of self-confidence, dealing with feelings, fighting and making up again. For children of 4 and over.
| 4 +
Ten-year-old Stella lives above an old costume rental shop with her father, her brother, her grandpa and her dog, Jupiter. After witnessing a glorious shower of shooting stars, Stella meets a strange girl in the garden in the middle of the night. Although Vega is a little odd, she and Stella quickly become friends. But Vega claims to be a shooting star. Can that really be true? And can Vega also make wishes come true? For Stella’s family have plenty of wishes!
Author Katja Frixe and illustrator Erica-Jane Waters take their readers on an enchanting journey. A book for children of 8 and over, full of humour, magic and friendship.
| 8 +
- Book 2 in the glittering series about Vega, Stella and cherished wishes
- Colourful, fanciful illustrations by Erica-Jane Waters | 8 +
»To the beautiful stars in the sky is where I want to fly.« The little owl loves the way the stars twinkle high up in the night sky. But how can she possibly reach them? The answer is clear - it’s time she learnt to fly! She practises and practises and in the end, just as she’s flying as high as she possibly can, Daddy holds her back and Mummy takes the little owl in her arms and explains that she can never fly far enough to reach the stars. But then the little owl notices a shooting star coming quite near to her – and, of course, it brings her lots of luck.
With a wonderful message of encouragement and a touching happy end. | 3 +
With the right read-aloud story, children will enjoy going to sleep. This book is an anthology of everything small children need to become big dreamers. Everything is here, from a crazy fairy sleepover to amusing ghost adventures in kindergarten to a thrilling night in a tent in your own garden. Complemented by dreamy, poetic, amusing and ravishing illustrations, these bedtime stories will sweeten sleepy-time for tired little listeners. | 4 +
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 +
The Alpha Cru discovers that a scrapyard owner has been dumping car tyres into the river - right at the spot where the Isibelles’ brown trout lay their eggs! With the aid of the water spirits, Alea and the Isibelles manage to haul the tyres out of the river again, and the Magicals realise that if they all pull together, they are a match for any enemy, no matter how small any of them may be. What a wonderful present for Alea, whose birthday it is today!
This bestselling series is also a hit with beginning readers
So far 25.000 copies of Alea beginning readers sold
Playfully imparted extra knowledge about the environment | 8 +
This book contains age-appropriate sex education stories to read aloud. Sensitively and clearly illustrated, it also includes modern aspects, such as intersexuality and gay marriage.
| 4 +
Oh no, it can’t be true! thinks Sunny. As if it weren’t bad enough that she spends the whole day surrounded by girls talk of nothing else but clothes and pop stars, now Luna, of all people, has joined the class. Luna – the supercool young TV presenter! Sunny is really fed up. But then something amazing happens: she discovers that Luna is really nice, and she even helps Sunny to learn a hip-hop dance for the school contest. There’s just one problem in all of this: Sunny has a secret crush on Paul, but Luna has also noticed what a great guy he is…
| 12 +
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 +
Her mother is a star lawyer and her sister is an ace at sport, in fact everyone in Jill’s family is a superstar – except her! So it’s high time Jill discovers her own unique talent. Then perhaps Amy, the school troublemaker, will finally leave her in peace. With a little help from Paul, her good-looking boyfriend, Jill stumbles from the choir to the trampoline course, from the casting show organized by the acting group to generally putting her foot in it wherever she goes – and in the process almost manages to overlook the real superstar in her life...
| 11 +
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 +
Ulf Stark, 1944 in Schweden geboren, ist ein erfolgreicher Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor. Er studierte Pädagogik und Psychologie und veröffentlichte 1975 sein erstes Kinderbuch. Etliche seiner Geschichten wurden auch verfilmt. Für sein Werk wurde Ulf Stark vielfach ausgezeichnet, unter anderem mit dem Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis, dem renommierten schwedischen August-(Strindberg-)Preis und dem Nils-Holgersson-Preis.