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Schütze, Andrea (Author) Schütze, Andrea (Author) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator) Kraus, Tina (Illustrator) | further

Rainy days are reading days

Stories, poems, craft ideas, games, trivia and much more besides – all on the subject of rain. Young listeners discover all kinds of fun and interesting facts about the cosiest weather conditions of the year: how rain is formed, how much clouds weigh, things you can make when it’s raining, what a rain forest is, why earthworms are called ’rain worms’ in German, and much, much more. All packaged in child-friendly stories to read out loud. | 4 +

    Wieker, Katharina (Illustrator) Wieker, Katharina (Illustrator)

    Tim’s life! In this anthology of six picture-book stories, we accompany young Tim through daily life: Tim makes new friends at nursery school, learns to ride a bike, has a birthday party, gets to fly in a plane when he goes on holiday and once even has to go to hospital. Particularly exciting: he and his brother will perhaps be getting a pet. But do they?

    Six encouraging stories for nursery school children in an extra-thick book.
    | 3 +

      Dreller, Christian (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Oertel, Katrin (Illustrator) Oertel, Katrin (Illustrator) | further

      Some sayings of everyday wisdom are complete nonsense. Boris and Murat discover, for example, that contrary to the German belief, raven parents do take loving care of their children. Philip explains to his mum that just because he crosses his eyes they won’t stay like that. And Josephine has known for a long time that the earth is not flat. But is it really round?
      These fascinating read-aloud stories are entertaining as well as informative for both children and their parents: What are our funniest everyday misapprehensions?
      | 4 +

        von Klitzing, Maren (Author) von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Tourlonias, Joëlle (Illustrator) Tourlonias, Joëlle (Illustrator) | further

        What a lovely idea: Cuddle up at home, read stories aloud and immerse yourself in fabulous worlds by following the book’s suggestions. You can do it perfectly with this read-aloud book that gets you into a cosy mood with stories about kittens, rainy weather, soft blankets, and fall-asleep magic. And all of this comes complete with creative ideas for all kinds of read-aloud fun.
        The fourth volume in the successful Read Aloud/Activity series, beautifully atmospherically illustrated by Joëlle Tourlonias.
        | 4 +

          Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Gebhard, Wilfried (Illustrator) Gebhard, Wilfried (Illustrator) | further

          A fabulous journey across Europe - Dimiter Inkiov takes his readers on an amazing journey!
          His fascinating stories from the distant past take them from Scandinavia, England and Germany all the way to Greece and tell of Robin Hood, William Tell, Siegfried and the Dragon and the Golem. Full of suspense and humour and retold especially for children by Dimiter Inkiov with lots of colourful and amusing illustrations by Wilfried Gebhard. | 5 +

            Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Gebhard, Wilfried (Illustrator) Gebhard, Wilfried (Illustrator) | further

            Fantastic adventure in the Greek world of myths and legends
            Ancient history can be fun! Dimiter Inkiow retells the best Greek myths with plenty of humour and in clear language. What adventures did Odysseus have during his wanderings? Who hid in the Trojan Horse? What was Zeus like as a baby and why did Eros want to take revenge on Apollo? The 21 read-aloud stories are a light-hearted introduction to the world of the gods – and so full of adventure, so exciting and amusing that they delight children and parents alike! | 5 +

              Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Gehrmann, Katja (Illustrator) Gehrmann, Katja (Illustrator) | further

              Hercules lives on earth as a human being, but his father is a god, the great Zeus. In order to become immortal like his father, Hercules must perform 12 difficult tasks. He fights the Nemean Lion, steals the apples of the Hesperides and even holds up the sky on his shoulders. What a hero! | 6 +

                von Klitzing, Maren (Author) von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Kunkel, Daniela (Illustrator) Kunkel, Daniela (Illustrator) | further

                Perfect for young history fans: here come some delightful adventures for kiddies to join in on. While Mummy or Daddy reads the story aloud, there are also lots of activities for the children. Colourful symbols in the book clearly show where there’s a story to read, a picture with hidden elements or an activity for the children to get involved in. And best of all, the main characters in all of the stories are children’s favourites: princess, fairy, mermaid and many more besides.

                The new interactive concept with reading tips at the end of the book fosters language skill and is lots of fun. Age-appropriate conversation ideas, questions and puzzles encourage readers and their young listeners to take a hand in the stories themselves. | 4 +

                  Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Reiner, Traudl (Illustrator)

                  The best animal stories featuring Klara and her brother, with lots of colour pictures. Klara and her little brother are very fond of animals. They let parrot Pippo fly in the sky like a kite so he can rest his legs. Tomcat Kasimir urgently needs a haircut and when Pippo gets fleas, Klara and her brother would best like to bathe him along with his cage. They want him to be the cleanest parrot in the world, you see! Sadly, the grown-ups don’t agree at all. Nineteen lively and amusing brother-and-sister stories to read aloud. | 5 +

                    Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Gebhard, Wilfried (Illustrator) Gebhard, Wilfried (Illustrator) | further

                    All about King Midas’ legendary gold Who was the Minotaur? How did the world of the Greek gods come about? And why could Daedalus and Icarus fly? Dimiter Inkiow masterfully tells the stories of Sisyphus, of Cadmus and his fight with the dragon and of the legendary King Midas, whose touch turned everything to gold. Twenty myths and legends of Ancient Greece amusingly told in language suited to the age group with several amusing illustrations by Wilfried Gebhardt. A treasure trove of knowledge and fascinating tales for parents and children alike! This read-aloud book from the world of Ancient Greece imparts knowledge in a playful way | 5 +

                      Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Reiner, Traudl (Illustrator) Reiner, Traudl (Illustrator) | further

                      Klara and her little brother have some of the craziest ideas. They train fleas and try learning to swim in the bath. They eat so much of a cake on the sly that their mum doesn’t like to put it on the table any more, so the two get to eat it all by themselves. And one day, when they want to do something good, they give away lots of their parents’ nice things. After all, why should poor people only ever wear old clothes? | 5 +

                        Dreller, Christian (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Oertel, Katrin (Illustrator) Oertel, Katrin (Illustrator) | further

                        You could knock me over with a feather! Many of our sayings sound really funny. Twenty-two super read-aloud stories along with some very funny illustrations explain to the young listeners why things are sometimes all Greek to us or we have a screw loose. Everyone can learn something new here, not just children!

                        •\x09The book tells 22 exciting stories connected with questions frequently asked by children.
                        •\x09Amusing, colourful pictures by Katrin Oertel
                        •\x09The stories are particularly good for reading aloud.
                        | 4 +

                          Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) | further

                          Does a millipede really have a thousand feet? Why doesn’t it hurt when you have your hair cut? And how does the rain get into the clouds? This book playfully answers 19 questions children often ask. That’s because this is not a knowledge book as such, but a truly wonderful storybook that is sure to teach the adults who read them aloud one or two new things. A new book in the popular series: Fascinating facts woven into child-appropriate stories with beautiful illustrations by Heike Vogel. | 4 +

                            Wich, Henriette (Author) Wich, Henriette (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) | further

                            Life is never dull for tiny tots. There’s always something going on. In the daytime, they have to rescue their cuddly bunny from the washing machine and in the evening, Firewoman Feli rescues the sandman’s sack from the flames.
                            This story book for children of two and over is divided into two sections: one with stories about playing and laughing and one with stories about falling asleep and dreaming.
                            | 24 months +

                              Niessen, Susan (Author) Niessen, Susan (Author) Nahrgang, Frauke (Author) Nahrgang, Frauke (Author) Steinwart, Anne (Author) Steinwart, Anne (Author) Rettich, Margret (Author) Rettich, Margret (Author) Steckelmann, Petra (Author) Steckelmann, Petra (Author) Munck, Hedwig (Illustrator) Munck, Hedwig (Illustrator) Wieker, Katharina (Illustrator) Wieker, Katharina (Illustrator) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator) Schulze, Marc-Alexander (Illustrator) Schulze, Marc-Alexander (Illustrator) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator) Henn, Astrid (Illustrator) Henn, Astrid (Illustrator) Nagel, Tina (Illustrator) Nagel, Tina (Illustrator) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

                              | 3 +

                                Hellstern, Jan (Author) Hellstern, Jan (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator) | further

                                How our nursery school group defeated the tooth crocodile

                                Mika, Charlotte, Emile, Nina and Frieda are all in the Octopus Group at nursery school, so that all stick together, of course. After all, wild adventures await them there, such as hunting for treasure, fighting the dangerous tooth crocodile or sailing out into the world in a pirate ship. A book straight out of children’s everyday fantasies.

                                The wild ones are five friends who have amazing adventures at nursery school. Their stories are told through the eyes of the children – between colourful everyday life and child-like imagination.

                                | 4 +

                                  Lauther-Pohl, Maike (Author) Lauther-Pohl, Maike (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) | further

                                  The book answers questions children frequently ask about religion. They are “genuine children’s questions” the author has collected from children’s day care centres, children’s groups and year one school classes.
                                  The book explains theological issues in child-appropriate, easy-to-understand language. It explains the significance of Christian traditions and provides aids to understanding. This book of children’s questions aims to stimulate conversations between children and adults and also to encourage them to search for the answers together.

                                  The following are just some of the children’s questions to which this book provides answers:

                                  ?\x09Does God like chocolate, too?
                                  ?\x09Has God got a white beard?
                                  ?\x09Is God really a person?
                                  ?\x09Who was God’s mother?
                                  ?\x09How does God make us?
                                  ?\x09Where did the first person come from?
                                  ?\x09What kind of food do they have in heaven?
                                  ?\x09Why do people have to die?
                                  ?\x09Why do children starve?
                                  ?\x09Where does the Baby Jesus live?
                                  ?\x09What is a soul?
                                  ?\x09Why can Jesus go up to heaven on a cloud?

                                  | 4 +

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

                                    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 +

                                      Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Timm, Jutta (Illustrator)

                                      Visiting the Father Christmases in Christmas Village Rufus, the Polar researcher, comes down to earth with a bump when his hot-air balloon loses height and crashes right over Christmas Village! With preparations in full swing for the big day there, it’s all very exciting for Rufus. But Rufus would naturally like to be back home with his family on Christmas Eve. Unfortunately something happens to prevent that. Then, on top of everything else, one of the Father Christmases falls ill. Can Rufus come up with an idea for saving Christmas? An exciting story amusingly told by a successful author and well-known illustrator. A complete story in 24 chapters, it also makes an ideal read-aloud Advent calendar book! A super title! | 4 +

                                        Funke, Cornelia (Author) Funke, Cornelia (Author) Meyer, Kerstin (Illustrator) Meyer, Kerstin (Illustrator) | further

                                        Good-tempered sea dogs, crafty pirates and incredible treasures are what it’s all about in this tempestuous story – equally suitable for older and younger children – by bestseller author Cornelia Funke. Colour illustrations throughout by Kerstin Meyer.
                                        “Peacock bass and pink salmon!” Fat Sven and his cabin boy Pit cannot believe their eyes when a barrel is washed up on the beach right in front of their feet one evening and a small pig emerges with a friendly grunt. Not that he’s an ordinary pig by any means! Jules is a pirate pig! Naturally, they soon discover his secret. And when Jules is kidnapped, Pit and Sven have to take on a whole gang of savage pirates to get their pig back again.
                                        Cornelia Funke’s PIRATE PIG with its funny pictures by Kerstin Meyer is a barrel of laughters for the whole family. | 8 +

                                          Wich, Henriette (Author) Wich, Henriette (Author) Scharnberg, Stefanie (Illustrator) Scharnberg, Stefanie (Illustrator) | further

                                          The fire brigade is very busy. The bright red fire engine rushes off to help, its siren blaring loudly, whenever there’s a fire in the neighbourhood. But the fire brigade does lots of other things, too! They visit nursery school, help to clean up the lake where people swim when it is polluted by oil and rescue a kitten that can’t find its own way back down from the roof … | 3 +

                                            Wich, Henriette (Author) Wich, Henriette (Author) Scholz, Barbara (Illustrator) Scholz, Barbara (Illustrator) | further

                                            All about valiant knights, rattling armours and colourful fancy-dress parties! What does robber baron Roland’s greatest treasure look like? Who’s afraid of rattling Rufus? And what’s that Squire Kuno just found in King Arthur’s beard? Thirteen fantastic and realistic mediaeval adventures full of surprises to make you laugh and keep you in suspense! You see, robber baron Roland’s greatest treasure is the damsel Adelgunde and she’s so thrilled with Roland that she marries him on the spot! Thirteen stories set in the Middle Ages, full of fun and suspense – with lots of colour pictures for children of four and over. | 4 +

                                              Kellner, Ingrid (Author) Kellner, Ingrid (Author) Mair, Martina (Illustrator) Mair, Martina (Illustrator) | further

                                              Of enchanting fairies and cheeky imps! Outside in the garden or at the breakfast table, you’ll find them everywhere: fairy magic, elves and imps! Little Wilma Wood Fairy breaks a wing during a game. However will she make her way home now? Fia Southwind Fairy kicks up a fuss at nursery school and the sneezy Fog Fairy turns into a radiant Sun Fairy! These enchanting figures fly to the moon, bring good friends back together again and even help the clumsiest person in the world out of a tricky situation!
                                              Fifteen stories as delicate as elves and as cheeky as imps – for children of three and over, with really lovely illustrations and glittery wings on the cover.
                                              | 3 +

                                                Egger, Sonja (Illustrator) Egger, Sonja (Illustrator)

                                                Watch out, pirates! Full speed ahead for the treasure hunt! Humpback whale and bubonic plague! The pirates on board the Splendid Sperm Whale are horrified when the treasure chest they’ve just stolen turns out to contain neither gold nor precious stones, just books! The pirate king, Pontius Pirate, also has a problem: he’s desperately looking for a successor, but his daughter Mona can’t become pirate queen – or can she? The 13 exciting stories are all about treasure islands, pirate ships and all the things that make a pirate’s heart beat faster!
                                                | 4 +

                                                  Abedi, Isabel (Author) Scholz, Barbara (Illustrator)

                                                  There are ghosts everywhere and most of them are perfectly harmless! Careless Kurt is always leaving his head behind, the phantom lady in the ghost train moans about how hard her work is and Hugo Notte finds nights in the toy shop so boring, he spends them turning everything upside down. The castle ghosts are in big trouble – they need a new home. But where in the world can a genuine castle ghost go? | 4 +

                                                    Zöller, Elisabeth (Author) Kolloch, Brigitte (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator)

                                                    Being difficult and how to deal with it
                                                    Willi is determined to have the big teddy bear! He even throws himself on the floor in a tantrum to get it. Lena doesn’t want to paint any more because she thinks her pictures never come out nice. But then mummy has a super idea what to do with pictures that have come out wrong! Eight very different stories about why children are sometimes difficult – and how they can deal with their anger, fury or sadness! Eight stories for awkward children, both the small and the not so small.

                                                    With an epilogue by Dr Anne Bischoff, a consultant child and adolescent psychotherapist. | 3 +

                                                      Wich, Henriette (Author) Wich, Henriette (Author) Weber, Mathias (Illustrator) Weber, Mathias (Illustrator) | further

                                                      Conny the Kangaroo can’t get off to sleep because she’s got hiccups. Before she goes to bed, Kitty the kitten wants to have a drink, look for her toy mouse and then she wants her mummy to sing her a song. And Susi the piglet is wrapped up cosy and warm in straw because she’s got a temperature. At the end of every story, the little animal babies are all fast asleep – and Conny’s hiccups have also nodded off, just like Kitty’s mum …! | 24 months +

                                                        Dreller, Christian (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) | further

                                                        New stories for inquisitive kids! Why don’t penguins get cold feet? Can plants talk to each other? And is the sloth really slothful? Answers to these and lots more fascinating children’s questions are best found in a good story, making learning storytime fun. And parents may also find they, too, learn something new at the same time.
                                                        The sequel to the popular book Why are Bananas Curved? is packed 22 fascinating stories that are simply brimming interesting facts.
                                                        | 4 +

                                                          Schütze, Andrea (Author) Schütze, Andrea (Author) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator) Hammerle, Nina (Illustrator) | further

                                                          Where does the fluff inside Daddy’s tummy button come from? Is pee always yellow? And why do I start to feel sick when I’m excited? These and other fascinating children’s questions can best be answered in a good story. In the latest volume of ellermann question books, everything revolves around our body. It’s sure to hold quite a few facts even parents didn’t know before.

                                                          New questions from the popular “Why” series: hard facts woven into entertaining read-aloud stories – that’s how funny and fascinating our body can be.
                                                          | 4 +

                                                            Dreller, Christian (Author) Dreller, Christian (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator) | further

                                                            For everyone who wants to know exactly what’s what!
                                                            Children aren’t the only ones who can learn something here! This read-aloud book provides surprising answers to some of the burning questions children ask and playfully imparts knowledge almost by chance. These are just some of the children’s questions the book answers: Why do the stars shine? Where is the wind when it isn’t blowing? Where does the sun go at night? How does the salt get into the sea? How does cheese get its holes? Can fish drown? Why don’t woodpeckers get a headache when they drum? Why do milk teeth fall out? Why do some people have dark skin?
                                                            | 5 +

                                                              Abedi, Isabel (Author) Abedi, Isabel (Author) Scholz, Barbara (Illustrator) Scholz, Barbara (Illustrator) | further

                                                              Things tend to be topsy-turvy when there are little witches around! Melly suddenly turns up at Josephine’s birthday party, a special witch party where all the children are dressed up as witches. But Melly is a genuine child witch and really can work magic! And so can all the other little witches: Runa, who loses her fear of flying, and Mirabella, who makes friends with the big tree troll. Then there’s Druida, who would like to have a dog, of all things, although witches normally only have revens or cats … | 4 +

                                                                Streufert, Sabine (Author) Streufert, Sabine (Author) Voigt, Silke (Illustrator) Voigt, Silke (Illustrator) | further

                                                                Enchanting adventures. Nina’s pony, Fairyspell, is simply incredible, it can even fly! And the pair experience many an adventure together. They save a little dolphin who’s stranded on a sandbank, recover a treasure and even find a way to save their stream from becoming polluted. Nina and Fairyspell the pony are simply unbeatable! With glitter on the cover.

                                                                •\x09A flying pony and a brave little girl everyone will love – a fantastic partnership
                                                                | 3 +

                                                                  Fiedler-Tresp, Sonja (Author) Fiedler-Tresp, Sonja (Author) Sohr, Daniel (Illustrator) Sohr, Daniel (Illustrator) | further

                                                                  Train adventure for huge little fans
                                                                  Make an announcement on an intercity express train for all the passengers to hear? That sounds so exciting! And that’s exactly what Marie is allowed to do today because her mother, who’s a train manager, has brought her to work. Leo also has an exciting day. With his day care group, he pays a visit to the station police and gets to know the nice people from the station mission. Alma even travels underwater on the Eurostar train and Jan right through the middle of the Baltic Sea. And Christian and Marlin have a wonderful ride on a genuine steam engine.

                                                                  A must for railway fans, with detail-packed illustrations – ideal for all train journeys!
                                                                  | 4 +

                                                                    von Vogel, Maja (Author) von Vogel, Maja (Author) Egger, Sonja (Illustrator) Egger, Sonja (Illustrator) | further

                                                                    For every child who likes to dream about little ponies At last, Laura is allowed to have a ride on the fairground pony Shecki. It’s far better than going on the roundabouts and eating candyfloss or toffee-apples. Felix never dreamt he could have such a super adventure with his rocking horse. Lena gallops to the moon and back on her dream pony and Ruth, a mediaeval knight, wins the great Knight’s Tournament with Poldi, her pony. Thirteen stories packed with pony fun for children of four and over – a must for all pony fans! | 4 +

                                                                      Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator) | further

                                                                      Four of the funniest Oggly stories in one volume!
                                                                      The Ogglies have a delightfully rotten stink and their bad breath sends flies crashing to the ground. Tidiness is the very worst thing for Ogglies! That’s why they’ve just got to get rid of their new neighbour as soon as possible he spends all day clearing up. To recover from all that, they then organize a birthday trip for Oggly-Grandad and end up having some incredible adventures on the Eiffel Tower and the leaning tower of Pisa. This collection of stories includes four of the best Oggly stories: The Ogglies Move House, The Ogglies Fly to School, The Ogglies and the Blue Neighbour and The Ogglies Go on a Birthday Trip. | 6 +

                                                                        von Klitzing, Maren (Author) von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator) | further

                                                                        Another story, please!
                                                                        A varied selection of exciting and, above all, amusing stories to choose from in three different lengths, that take the children to the seaside, into their own garden, and into a fantasy land, with witches, magicians, fairies, pirates and mediaeval knights. There are plenty of laughs and giggles in each story, so both readers and listeners will be soon be in high spirits.

                                                                        The fourth book in the successful series with the maximum fun factor in stories with three lengths.
                                                                        With amusing illustrations by Melanie Garanin.
                                                                        | 3 +

                                                                          von Klitzing, Maren (Author) von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator) Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator) | further

                                                                          Listen up young horse and pony fans, here comes a selection of cheeky, amusing and diverse stories all about your absolutely favourite animal. What could be lovelier, after all, than stroking a foal or spending a cosy night in a hay loft? | 4 +

                                                                            Funke, Cornelia (Author) Funke, Cornelia (Author) Schulte, Tina (Illustrator) Schulte, Tina (Illustrator) | further

                                                                            Out into the big, wide world! Mick and Mo zoom into space Emergency call from the planet Borus! Mick and his cuddly toy gorilla Mo set their spaceship on course for the dwarf planet. Yet when they finally arrive, landing between all the smoking volcanoes turns out to be their least problem … | 7 +

                                                                              Niessen, Susan (Author) Niessen, Susan (Author) Janßen, Rike (Illustrator) Janßen, Rike (Illustrator) | further

                                                                              Hurry up, Easter Bunny! What a pity that baby bunnies Trixie, Dixie and Maxi are still far too young to decorate Easter eggs. But they are plenty old enough to get themselves covered in paint! Meanwhile little Pia puts her boots on the doorstep so that the Easter Bunny will fill them. What a silly, her big brother thinks – but he puts his shoe out, too, just in case … | 24 months +

                                                                                Wich, Henriette (Author) Wich, Henriette (Author) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

                                                                                Little Matilda can hardly wait for her baby brother to come out of Mummy’s tummy at long last. But when Finn finally arrives, Matilda is surprised to find that the baby can’t even play with her yet! This and other heart-warming stories of many different real-life family situations make this a delightful story book for young children of two and over. | 24 months +