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Westhoff, Angie (Author) Pricken, Stephan (Illustrator)

Which of us doesn’t know the story of Mowgli, the “man-cub” who grows up with a pack of wolves. His best friends are Baloo, the bear, and Bagheera, the panther. Together they protect the boy from Shir Khan, the scheming tiger. Rudyard Kipling’s classic is retold here for children of four and over and richly illustrated with wonderful, atmospheric pictures. | 4 +

Luhn, Usch (Author) Tourlonias, Joëlle (Illustrator)

Nils isn’t exactly a good boy. Sometimes when he’s bored, he plays naughty tricks on animals and people. Then one day, everything changes and Nils suddenly shrinks to the size of a thumb. Now he is one of the small, weak ones, too. When the animals start teasing him in their turn, Nils sets off with a passing flock of wild geese on what ends up being a long journey right across Sweden. A great adventure begins!
Usch Luhn’s retelling of the Selma Lagerlöf classic is perfect for children of four and over.
| 4 +

Westhoff, Angie (Author) Pricken, Stephan (Illustrator)

Who helps the poor and brings justice to Sherwood Forest? Robin Hood, of course – every child knows that! But because the original text of the classic tale is too difficult for four- and five-year-olds, this book retells the exciting story of Robin Hood in age-appropriate language and with a hint of mischief. The book comes with a host of atmospheric and amusing illustrations. | 4 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Hardt, Iris (Illustrator)

One day, a wild storm carries little Dorothy and her dog off to the wonderful land of Oz. There she meets the scarecrow, who has no brain, the tin man, who has no heart, and the lion, who has no courage. Together they set out to find the Wizard of Oz. Will he be able to make their dearest wishes come true? The classic story The Wizard of Oz is retold here for children aged four and over. | 4 +

Rahn, Sabine (Author) Offermann, Andrea (Illustrator)

Who could ever tire of hearing about Neverland? One night, Wendy and her brothers have a visitor: a boy called Peter Pan and a tiny fairy turn up in their room. The two show them how to fly and take them along to Neverland – a place inhabited by mermaids, Indians and real live pirates. J. M. Barrie’s classic retold for young listeners, with beautiful, atmospheric illustrations by Andrea Offermann. | 4 +

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

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 +

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 +

Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator)

Come along and meet the Indian children. Chief Strong Bear is trying without success to catch a wild horse. When the Indian girl Gentle Cloud walks up to the white mustang, Strong Bear can hardly believe his eyes! Can the little girl really tame the big horse? The two Indian boys Sly Fox and Little Deer are determined to send smoke signals but sadly don’t know exactly how to go about it. And that’s why their smoke messages cause quite some confusion amongst the Indians… | 4 +

Krenzer, Rolf (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

Little Owen’s eyes grow round with wonder when he suddenly spies Santa Claus in the mirror. Mummy has to bake a second batch of Christmas goodies because the first lot simply smelled too delicious. And Daddy really only wants to buy Mummy a ring – but ends up with a large parcel, a Christmassy poinsettia plant with pretty red star-shaped leaves and the twins under his arm. These affectionately illustrated Christmas stories help to make time pass
more quickly for children of three and over who cannot wait for Christmas to arrive.
| 3 +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Garanin, Melanie (Illustrator)

Take aim, kick and … goooaaal! Ben goes to the football stadium with his daddy for the very first time. Bananaflank Betty would rather score goals than wear dresses. And the little players on Finn's table football suddenly climb down off their rods to play the most thrilling game of their lives. Football is never the same old story – but the main thing is always for the ball to end up in the back of the net! | 4 +

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

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) Mair, Martina (Illustrator)

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 +

Bertram, Rüdiger (Author) Sohr, Daniel (Illustrator)

Off to the crime scene at lightning speed with blue lights flashing! This storybook is packed with adventures! While Max is searching for his lost budgie, the police let him sit in a real police car, and John finds a magical police cap.
Children will have great fun with these 13 exciting police stories and illustrations full of realistic detail.
| 4 +

Ondracek, Claudia (Author) Schulte, Susanne (Illustrator)

The very best time for bunnies is Easter!

Easter is just around the corner! Will Ian and Yola manage to catch the Easter Bunny unawares? They are certainly determined to try, so they set up tent and camp out in the garden… And Easter bunny Lily is supposed to be hiding the chocolate eggs, but in the end she gobbles them all up herself. What on earth is she going to put in little Mia’s Easter nest now?

| 3 +

Luhn, Usch (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

Heidi – child of the mountains. Heidi loves the mountains. But then her aunt takes her away to Frankfurt, where she meets Clara, a crippled girl. The two immediately become friends, but that doesn’t stop Heidi from missing her mountains, her grandfather and the alm more and more every day. Then one day, Clara’s father has a real surprise for Heidi! Johanna Spyri’s classic retold for young children. | 4 +

Dreller, Christian (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

Who’s afraid of the scary monster? No one! At least, no one who gets to know Mo-Mo Monster because there’s nothing scary at all about Mo-Mo Monster. And the other monsters also have more important things to do than frighten people, like going to school, farting and rescuing old toys. All of these goings-on will soon have young listeners of four and over squealing with laughter. | 4 +

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 +

Gieseler, Corinna (Author) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator)

Sweet dreams! For three-year-olds, each day is full of new impressions and discoveries. Short stories set in the children’s worlds of experience and imagination are very important and help them to settle down and fall asleep at bedtime. They simply snuggle down and slip softly off to dreamland.

A book with wonderful illustrations, ideal for the bedtime story ritual!
| 3 +

Westhoff, Angie (Author) Offermann, Andrea (Illustrator)

Retold by Angie Westhoff
A Christmas classic, at last also for youngsters. One day, little Cedric learns that he is to become a lord. But life far away in England turns out to be hard at first for the small American boy. His grandfather is an old curmudgeon and he also forbids his daughter-in-law to live with them. Luckily, Cedric’s carefree manner soon melts the old earl’s heart. Will they now all be able to stop the evil machinations of an impostor?

One of the most touching stories in children’s literature retold for boys and girls of four and over.
| 4 +

Zöller, Elisabeth (Author) Kolloch, Brigitte (Author) Czerwenka, Eva (Illustrator)

Come along to the world of dinosaurs!
Pacci can smell it quite clearly: there’s a dangerous tyrannosaurus approaching! What a good thing the dinosaur can warn his herd in good time. The little hypsi meets a gigantic iguanodon on one of its forays. But can the two really become friends? And what are the children at nursery school looking forward to? Their big dinosaur party, of course, where everyone will dress up and all the rooms will be decorated. Thirteen read-aloud stories for all dinosaur fans – with adventures from the lives of the primeval giants and fascinating stories about children’s daily lives.
Thirteen imaginative read-aloud stories all about dinosaurs for children of four and over. with lots of information about dinosaurs.
| 4 +

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

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 +

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

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 +

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

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 +

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

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 +

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

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 +

Bosse, Sarah (Author) Schargan, Constanze (Illustrator)

There’s always something happening on the farm!
Holiday time at last! Ian and Lara are visiting Nana and Granddad on the farm, where there’s always something exciting going on. The maize field is great for playing hide and seek, there are pigs, cows and little calves, and Ian is even allowed to ride on the tractor. But the little kittens and funny piglets are the cutest things on the farm. Eleven holiday stories about Lara and Ian – with lots of colour pictures, for children of two and over. | 24 months +

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 +

von Vogel, Maja (Author) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator)

The best time of the year is here again at last. Ben is very excited already because he has to recite a poem at his nursery school’s Christmas party. While playing hide and seek, Lisa finds something under her parents’ bed that looks like a Christmas present. How can that be? And Luke and his mummy put up the crib. But then they find there’s one figure missing – and it’s the little Baby Jesus!

A wide selection of tales for short story fans, with wonderfully Christmassy illustrations by Dagmar Henze.
| 4 +

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

Lots of favourite animals for toddlers!
There’s always something happening in the animal world! Boris the dawdling bear discovers the most gorgeous honey in the wood, Henri the dog can’t wait to go to nursery school and Ingo the hedgehog is terribly proud of having found a wonderfully warm place for the whole family to hibernate. And little Jules discovers a newborn lamb at the petting zoo. She’s even allowed to stroke it! With big, colour illustrations and a padded cover – for children of 2 upwards. | 24 months +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

Favourite stories for young ballet fans

Ronya can’t wait for her very first ballet lesson and Princess Mirabelle has a very special present for her father, the king. Robin and Niklas are off to the theatre with their class but they aren’t at all interested in seeing the boring ballet about Hansel and Gretel. But when the witch comes onto the stage and tries to lure Niklas into the gingerbread house.…
| 4 +

Abedi, Isabel (Author) Fienieg, Annette (Illustrator)

Beware! Adventures and dragons heading this way Every dragon can fly, but Quatzimuck is scared to because he feels very dizzy standing up there at the very top of Flight Rock. Kurt, a little flea, refuses to leave his home, which happens to be the left nostril of Glitterscale, the silver dragon and very soon little Kurt turns out to be a great dragon hero! Thirteen stories in which brave, greedy, lovable and magical dragons have the most exciting adventures. Thirteen fiery dragon stories with cheerful and amusing pictures | 4 +

Nahrgang, Frauke (Author) Schulte, Susanne (Illustrator)

Little brothers and sisters can really get on your nerves sometimes. Big brothers and sisters always want to be boss or they don’t have any time to play at all because they’ve got homework. But children soon forget all about their arguments – because together they can do so much more – and have lots more fun, too … | 4 +

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

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 +

von Vogel, Maja (Author) Schulte, Tina (Illustrator)

The little mermaid Mimi shows courage when she rescues her friends from the mean cuttlefish. And Emma is a great character, too. When a bigger boy bullies Max, Emma stands up for him. That’s because true friends always help each other! And Ida musters all her courage when she gets lost – and finds that asking the way is not so difficult, after all. Set in a world seen through the eyes of four-year-olds; these stories come with wonderful, light-hearted illustrations. | 4 +

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

Don’t worry, you can do it, too! Climb to the top of the big climbing frame? First day at nursery school? Tell Mummy why you definitely and under no circumstances want to wear the red baby dress? In 13 very different stories, children show real courage and help young readers to lose their own little and not-so-little daily fears.
An important subject: Being brave and helping others to overcome their fears. Here affectionately and sensitively illustrated, with pictures reflecting the children’s own lives.
| 3 +

Wich, Henriette (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

Powerful subject - cute stories

Angel girl Nike is excited. Today is her first day of being a guardian angel! And before she knows it, her first emergency call has come in. All the while, angel girl Aurora is dreaming of one day being allowed to sing with the angel choir. But Ian makes fun of his best friend Eric for wearing his angel amulet. He is quite certain there’s no such thing as angels! Or do they exist? Lovingly illustrated with modern pictures of guardian, football and many other kinds of angels. | 3 +

Luhn, Usch (Author) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator)

One lovely summer’s day, Alice spots a small, white rabbit with a waistcoat and a pocket watch. She tries to follow him and suddenly tumbles down a hole in the ground only to find herself in an amazing land. There she meets the Cheshire cat, who never stops grinning, the Mad Hatter and the Dormouse, and is hauled up in front of the strangest court she has ever seen by the scarily capricious queen. A classic children’s book retold for small ears and with illustrations filled with Wonderland atmosphere by Dagmar Henze. | 4 +

Niessen, Susan (Author) Schulze, Marc-Alexander (Illustrator)

Cheer up, Mr Zoomzemann!
Oh dear, oh dear! Mr Zoomzemann the May bug is feeling miserable. That’s because he has only five legs – the sixth is swaying from a solitary birch tree. Luckily for the frightened May bug, the children Peter and Anneli are there to help. Together they set out on the dangerous journey to the moon and several friends help them along the way.

An adventure about courage and friendship, retold for young listeners with evocative illustrations.
| 4 +

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

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 +