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Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator) Herrmann, Dagmar (Illustrator)

Explore the woods, discover the surprises they hold and have fun with Peter Wohlleben! Do trees have a language of their own? Do tree children have a nursery? Why are wild animals frightened of people? Peter Wohlleben answers questions that are unusual, original and often very funny. His easy-to-understand and nearly always surprising answers help children to see life in the woods with new eyes. The gifted storyteller draws on his decades of experience as a forest ranger as well as the latest research findings.

An appeal for people to be more mindful in their attitude to the environment, nature protection and sustainability by bestselling author Peter Wohlleben.
| from age 6

Kleine Bornhorst, Lena (Author) Marshall, Anna (Illustrator)

There are lots of amazing things for tiny tots to discover here!

Every page has a slider that can be pulled in and out to change the pictures. So there’s lots more to discover about the building site than can be seen at first glance – as well as some funny surprises!

With the Pull & Discover series, children aged 18 months and over playfully get to know their environment, while the subjects and illustrations encourage them to start learning to talk. | from age 2

Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator) Herrmann, Dagmar (Illustrator)

How clever are dung beetles? Which animals live in the water butt? Why does a fawn have spots on its back?
Peter Wohlleben takes you on a tour of the animals that live close to where you live: in the woods, in the garden, by the water and in the house. You get to see hedgehogs and mosquitoes have their babies, watch them eat, defend themselves and sometimes also when they are ill. You will learn so much about all manner of creatures – from the thunderfly to the wolf – that you didn’t know before!

-\x09For all children and everyone else who’s interested in animals aged six or over – for reading aloud or to yourself
-\x09Peter Wohlleben knows the secrets of the animal world and his sensitive narrative tone sparks children’s interest and enthusiasm for nature’s delicate wonders | from age 6

Orosz, Susanne (Author) Kawamura, Yayo (Illustrator)

Hard to believe: tomatoes really do grow from tiny, green balls. There’s a wonder pill called “pea”, and home-made pasta can sometimes look just like shoe laces. These fascinating real-aloud stories with cookery tips and interesting background information make young listeners eager to try cooking and baking themselves, and even growing their own food – making learning about food great fun! | from age 4

Grundies, Ariane (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator)

A fantastic and furious debut
Shit happens! When she started the Pro Justice and Contra Stupidity Club, Fanny’s intention was really to make the world a better place. But her world, at least, doesn’t get one bit better when stupid Netti joins her club – and everyone else thinks she’s so cool! Which makes it even more annoying for Fanny. So saving the world will have to wait if she's to get rid of the annoyingly nice Netti. The only question is, is that really fair…?
| from age 9

Ameling, Anne (Author) Czerwenka, Eva (Illustrator)

Brushing her coat all the time gets awfully boring! That how Ellie feels. After all, she is a most courageous squirrel. So she goes in search of adventure and soon meets the ingenious racoon Wally Washington, and suddenly they find themselves slap in the middle of an adventure! Castle Dragonheart and their home, the castle grounds, are up for sale! And so the two friends drum up all the large and small animals that live together in the park. Their goal is to save their shared home.

A hilariously chaotic story about friendship, for reading aloud to children of 6 and over.
| from age 6

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

Eeee! A spider!

You’ve heard someone shriek like that before, haven’t you? Spiders can be found in all kinds of places, you see, and they come in many different shapes and colours. But what do you do when you find one of these little creatures in your home and really don’t need any creepy-crawly housemates? No spider-disappearing machine handy? Never mind! In addition to all kinds of fascinating and amusing facts about spiders, this book also lets you in on the ultimate spider-(phobia)-banishing trick!

English translation available!
| from age 4

Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator)

Out into the leafy outdoors: forest discoveries with Peter Wohlleben and Pete the squirrel

Pete the squirrel is sad because he has no family in the woods. Peter the forester comforts Pete and explains that even trees live in families. Now this is something Pete really wants to see, so the pair sets out to look for tree children and their parents. Along the way, they meet a wolf, a dangerous hawk and a horse and see a conifer plantation. All they fail to find are tree families – until they reach the beech wood. Back at the forester’s lodge, Pete begins to feel sad again because he is still all alone. Will Peter perhaps let him stay?

Do You Know Where the Tree Children Are? by Peter Wohlleben is a heart-warming story with a small and lovable hero who introduces children to woodland and nature in a unique way.
| from age 4

Martin, Peer (Author)

Not look the other way! Read! Take action! Against the background of the terror attacks in Nice, Istanbul and Berlin, Peer Martin conducts four fictitious interviews in four different places. He talks to his dog, Lola, to his three children, a young Somali refugee and a German teenager. He asks all the questions that have set many of us thinking today, including this one: What prospects do young people have given the legacy they can expect from the previous generation?

An absolutely topical plea that’s both political and poetic from Peer Martin, winner of the 2016 German Children’s Literature Award.
| from age 14

Junge, Tobias Rafael (Author) Andersen, Nils (Illustrator)

Logbook entry: School ship missing, mysterious blackmailer! A school ship full of young people in the middle of the Indian Ocean. One by one, night after night, adults go missing and a cruel blackmailer forces the schoolchildren to commit acts of terrorism. It isn’t long before the first body turns up - that of one of the teachers. What has the mysterious Marburg virus found in the contaminated water got to do with it? And how is teacher and vaccine inventor Detering involved in all of this?

Travel adventure in logbook look, with cool illustrations and lots of additional material: GPS data, routes and maps!
| from age 12

Stewner, Tanya (Author) Carls, Claudia (Illustrator)

The great merpeople adventure continues! Fleeing from Doctor Orion, the Alpha Cru sails to Norway, where an oil rig has sprung a leak. Can Alea and the Magicals prevent a catastrophic oil spill? Will she meet the Whale Wanderer and find a way, with the help of the merkids, to rid the magical underwater world of the virus?

The fourth book in the mermaid saga by bestselling author Tanya Stewner!
The environmental theme is perfect for the target audience.
| from age 10

Stewner, Tanya (Author) Carls, Claudia (Illustrator)

Stay true to yourself and protect what you love.
Book 5 in the bestselling series by Tanya Stewner.

Barely escaped from the clutches of Doctor Orion, the Alpha Cru set sail for France in search of Alea’s mother. In the English Channel, they stray into a death zone, a stretch of water devoid of oxygen because toxic fertiliser has been dumped there! Alea is dumbstruck! Will she be able to come one step nearer to saving the marine world with the aid of her friends and the Magicals?

-\x09Environmental protection is a topic that touches a nerve with the target group and lends a certain extra to the story #FridaysforFuture
-\x09An endless wave of top reviews, numerous fan accounts on Instagram
-\x09More than 440,000 copies of books from the series sold (February 2019) | from age 10

Steingässer, Jana (Author) Steingässer, Jens (Illustrator)

Once around the world: A family follows the tracks of climate change.

Twelve-year-old Paula’s bantam hen lays an egg in the middle of December. Hardly surprising, since this winter feels more like spring. But why? In order to understand this, Paula goes on an incredible trip around the world with her family, following the tracks of climate change. They want to find out how people, animals and plants react when the balance of their environment is disrupted by climate change. And perhaps they can also learn ways in which they themselves can change the world.

Jana and Jens Steingässer succeed in addressing the abstract topic of climate change on an authentic and personal level and provide lots of tips on how to deal with it in daily family life. The book has more than 150 fascinating nature photos from around the world.

-\x09A courageous family sets out on a journey and faces one of the greatest challenges of our time. A wonderful book that amazes, raises questions, makes you think and invites you to join in
-\x09A book everyone should read as the issues affect every single one of us!
-\x09Includes an interview with Jostein Gaarder, author of Sophie’s World
| from age 10

Martin, Peer (Author) Andersen, Nils (Illustrator)

When everything has been taken from you, you have nothing to lose. Nineteen-year-old Canadian Mathis accompanies Hope, an 11-year-old Somali, as he flees right across South America. The two have barely set out, when two shady characters start following them – and they are not the only threat to confront Hope and Mathis on their breath-taking journey. As they travel through the Amazon rainforest, across the Panamericana highway and on the roof of a high-speed goods train speeding along, death lurks in the shadows on all sides; they barely escape with their lives on more than one occasion. Will the pair make it to freedom?

-\x09Fast-paced, political adventure novel touching on controversial topics, such as climate change, refugees and world politics
-\x09Highly topical, captivating and disturbing. Exceptionally absorbing right from the very first page
-\x09With vignettes, notes and additional information for each chapter
-\x09Topical, gripping and unsettling: the latest novel by German Youth Literature Prize laureate Peer Martin | from age 16