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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.
| 6 +

    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!

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

      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…?
      | 9 +

        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. | 24 months +

          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.
          | 14 +

            Hecking, Claus (Author) Schönberger, Charlotte (Author) Sokolowski, Ilka (Author) Zobel, Franziska Viviane (Illustrator) | further

            The first book written particularly for younger fans of Greta Thunberg.

            Be a hero, save the world!

            Wondering how to go about it? Greta Thunberg points the way. In this book, you can read about all the things Greta does to protect the climate. You will also find lots of super suggestions for ways that you can stand up for our planet.

            Greta is a real climate activist today, but when she began campaigning for the climate, she was quite alone. Her story shows that everyone can make a difference – and so can you! Join the campaign and fight like Greta for the climate.

            An illustrated children’s book with tips for climate activists of all ages. | 8 +

              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!
              | 12 +

                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.
                | 6 +

                  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.
                  | 10 +

                    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!
                    | 4 +

                      Jakobs, Günther (Illustrator) Kehn, Regina (Illustrator) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator) Jeschke, Stefanie (Illustrator) Grigo, Pe (Illustrator) Rauers, Wiebke (Illustrator) Hennig, Dirk (Illustrator) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator) Horstschäfer, Felicitas (Illustrator) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator) Baltscheit, Martin (Illustrator) Marquis, Mila (Illustrator) | further

                      Climate protection concerns all of us!

                      Everyone is talking about Greta Thunberg and the young climate activists of Fridays for Future - thousands of students take to the streets every Friday here in Germany. Highly motivated and tireless in fighting for their convictions, they are challenging established ideas and structures. Thirteen of Germany’s best-known illustrators want to follow and support the movement throughout the year by means of this perpetual wall calendar.

                      A protest calendar for students and families, featuring illustrations by Wiebke Rauers, Günther Jakobs, Regina Kehn, Nina Dullek, Martin Baltscheit, Mila Marquis, Stefanie Jeschke, Anne-Kathrin Behl, Pe Grigo, Florentine Prechtel, Dirk Hennig, Isabel Kreitz and Felicitas Horstschäfer! | 6 +

                        Schill, Ralph (Author) Giraud, Paul (Illustrator)

                        Biodiversity and environmental awareness in an age-appropriate format – suitable for reading aloud or alone

                        Walter is a little water bear who lives in Greenland. He has barely had chance to thaw out after his hibernation before his ice floe snaps off and takes him on an odyssey around the world. Water bears are tiny and can adapt to extreme living conditions. Like no other creatures on the planet, they are a byword for bio-diversity. Walter's involuntary journey around the world leads him through the great multitude of the Earth's habitats. On the way, he meets all sorts of other animals, and learns about the biodiversity of our flora and fauna and the way in which everything hangs together in a natural balance.

                        Take an adventure-filled journey with Walter around a world which has biodiversity as its core. An oft-discussed topic given a new slant with this book and cuddly water bear toy. | 6 +

                          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?

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

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

                            With heroine Alea Aquarius, we can achieve anything!

                            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 +

                              Dietl, Erhard (Author) Schöne, Christoph (Illustrator)

                              Creative play with the Ogglies! It’s just Oggly-crazy what can be found on the rubbish tip! The Ogglies have long known that you can make great use of all the lovely old stuff: cheesy-feet slippers, for instance. And because DIY and upcycling are all the rage these days, the Ogglies pass on some amazing tips that are child’s play to follow.

                              Affectionately illustrated instructions describe every single step in detail. Ideal for one creative pair of hands or for the entire family. These tips make it great fun to play with the Ogglies!
                              | 8 +

                                Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Ionescu, Cathy (Illustrator)

                                Welcome to the Animal Rescue Club!

                                Hello animal lover, do you want to join the Animal Rescue Club? Jane, Tom and Ali could do with a few extra hands. Unfortunately, their parents don’t understand that snails need protection. And their teachers go up the wall the minute some cute little mice make the school their new home. Can at least the poor, injured hedgehog soften their hearts? Outside, the place is full of animals needing help. Be there to help the animal rescuers when there’s a life to be saved!

                                Mischievously and affectionately written

                                For a broad target readership

                                With lots of hilarious illustrations by Cathy Ionescu
                                | 8 +

                                  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
                                  | 10 +

                                    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.
                                    | 4 +

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

                                      Eagerly Anticipated: Alea’s Adventure Continues

                                      Dramatic cliffhanger finale of volume 5 makes this a must-read

                                      In the eagerly anticipated sixth volume of the bestselling series by Tanya Stewner, Alea Aquarius’s adventures take a new turn. Robbed of all their memories, the Alpha Cru have to reorientate themselves. Who is targeting them? Who is the man with the black coat and the barrel organ who is watching them from the harbour? And were there originally more members of the gang? Alea wouldn’t be Alea if she didn’t decide to take on her adversaries in order to save her friends, even if the odds seem to be stacked against her.

                                      Bestseller: 640,000 Alea Aquarius books and audio-books sold | 10 +

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

                                        Discover nature right from the cradle with Peter and Piet

                                        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 +

                                          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?

                                          - 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 +

                                            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! | 4 +