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Winkler, Andreas (Author) Theisen, Martina (Illustrator)

Leonie’s parents are going away on a trip just before Christmas of all times! They will be back by present time and until then they have left Uncle Bruno in charge of all the preparations. The only thing is, he’s so terribly disorganised person! It’s a good thing he has Leonie to lend a hand. She does the baking and the shopping, and organises a Christmas tree so that Christmas will be exactly the way Leonie thinks it should be. But then suddenly she discovers that there’s someone living in her Christmas tree … | 3 +

Lippa-Wagenmann, Henrike (Author) Uhing, Jan (Illustrator)

Socks can do more than simply hang from the mantelpiece!
The toe sock feels so lonely: Who on earth is it going to celebrate Christmas with? Everyone else is so different. The slipper sock is far too slow, the knee sock is too tall, and the sneaker sock is rushing round the Christmas tree so fast that all the baubles are falling off. Then the sound of music wafts in from the living room. A small finger glove is playing Christmas carols on the piano. They sound even better with five toes playing the accompaniment!
| 4 +

zur Brügge, Anne-Kristin (Author) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator)

A little elk is plodding through the winter forest. Where on earth can he be going? Along the way, he meets a piglet, then a mouse, a bear and an owl. The animals are all sad because they are on their own on that special evening. But the little elk just says, “Come along with me, I’ll show you something! Together, it’s even more fun.” And so in the end there’s a huge Christmas surprise for them all.

Modern and charming cuddly look
| 12 months +

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

Only three days to go till Christmas Eve! Because they simply cannot wait for Christmas to arrive, Tim and Annika decide to give the angels a hand with the preparations. So they each put on an old white shirt of Daddy’s and some angel wings and set out to do some good turns. “Fine,” says Daddy, “you can help me with the Christmas cleaning!” But Tim is quite certain angels never do that kind of thing… | 3 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

The Ogglies are planning to sell their homemade gifts at the Christmas market: a useful dust distributor and – especially Christmassy! – a toilet paper mobile. But suddenly they find themselves at the police station, arrested for insulting an officer. What a stupid Christmas! Even Father Christmas at the department store is fed up with having to say “Ho, ho, ho” all the time, and Policewoman Hoofnail just doesn’t want to have to work any more holiday shifts. Can it still turn out to be a cracking great toady Christmas for everyone, after all? | 4 +

Chidolue, Dagmar (Author) Spee, Gitte (Illustrator)

Christmas comes overnight. Before you know it, summer is over and there’s gingerbread everywhere - not forgetting all the Father Christmases. But it still takes quite a long time until Christmas arrives properly. That’s so you can look forward to it for a very long time, says Millie’s mummy - 24 windows on the advent calendar long, in fact! – Twenty-four stories in which Millie looks forward to Christmas, meets Santa Claus, writes her Christmas list, makes straw stars and sings Christmas carols until, in the end, Christmas is there at long last. | 6 +

Lütje, Susanne (Author) Bruder, Elli (Illustrator)

Look, there’s an elves’ house in our Christmas tree.

The elf family in its tiny house in the top of the fir tree is torn away from its Christmas preparations. Of all the trees in the wood, theirs is the one a family of humans has chosen for its Christmas tree! Now it’s going to be felled and taken to the family’s home. Whatever are the elves to do? And what about their own Christmas festivities?

Christmas at the Elves’ House by Susanne Lütje and Elli Bruder is a timeless and atmospheric Christmas story about the small miracles that happen at Christmas time.

| 4 +

Rosenbaum, Katharina (Author) Brüchler, Mirco (Illustrator)

What’s this glittering here? The best present in the Christmas woodland word – with gold foil!
It’s bitterly cold outside and the animals are all freezing. But what’s that glittering over there in the snow? A golden parcel? Whoever can it belong to? Along with the rabbit, the fox, the bear and the other animals in the wood, the children guess who the parcel might be for and what is inside it. The wise owl finds out that the parcel is for all of the animals. They are all so delighted they celebrate a very happy Christmas together! | 24 months +

Ameling, Anne (Author) Parciak, Monika (Illustrator)

There’s so much to see and do at Christmas: Julian can hardly believe that Mr Huber from next door will be spending Christmas Eve on his own. But he has already come up with an idea for a super Christmas surprise. And what about Paul? Well, he has almost given up hope of winning the toboggan race when Father Christmas suddenly lends him a hand.

The third book based on the successful 3-5-8-minute concept, in which it’s the reader , who decides how long the story should take.
| 3 +

Kleine Bornhorst, Lena (Author) Gadermann, Jan (Illustrator)

Mats and Frida are really looking forward to Christmas! But there’s still a lot to do before it’s here: Mats and Freda bake mince pies, make Christmas stars and also a wonderful discovery: it’s snowing! Of course, they both rush straight out into the snow. After that, the time simply flies by and soon it’s evening and the mood turns really festive. We see Mats and Freda in a lovingly created new setting, and that’s Freda’s home hung with Christmas decorations amid a glittering snowscape.

First-time Christmas rituals for tiny tots, in age-appropriate language that’s perfect for the very young.
| 24 months +

Badstuber, Martina (Author) Badstuber, Martina (Illustrator)

A little reindeer you can’t help but love.

Matti the reindeer is very excited: This is the very first time he is being allowed to help Father Christmas deliver presents. But where is Father Christmas? Matti goes looking for him and visits the rabbits, who are busy baking biscuits, and the bear, and the squirrels, who are making Christmas decorations. But Father Christmas is nowhere to be seen. Sadly, Matti trots home to the reindeer stable. And who does he find waiting there? Father Christmas! There he stands, in front of a brightly lit Christmas tree in the reindeer stable, holding a small present. It looks like Christmas will be taking place, after all.

Heart-warmingly written and with modern illustrations, this story introduces the very youngest book fans to Christmas rituals.
| 24 months +

Livanios, Eleni (Author) Livanios, Eleni (Illustrator)

Punch and Joey have baked so many mince pies grandmother throws her hands up in desperation. Who on earth is going to eat all of these? She hits on the idea of holding a Christmas party and invites Judy, the little witch and even the policeman to come. But wherever can the little princess have got to? Punch himself invited her … A lovely story featuring the time-honoured Punch and Judy characters. | 3 +

Rettich, Margret (Author) Wechdorn, Susanne (Illustrator)

Today is Christmas Eve. Jack and Jonah are out playing in the snow, waiting for present time to arrive. At long last, Mummy appears and calls them to come in. Daddy comes out behind her and – bang! They hear the door to their flat fall shut! “Open the door,” Mummy says to Daddy. “You open it!” says Daddy. But neither of them has a key. Will Jack and John have to spend Christmas on the landing now? | 3 +

Baeten, Lieve (Author)

It’s Christmas! And Lisbeth, the little witch, still has so much to do! There’s the Christmas tree to be decorated, the Christmas baking to do and to cap it all, today of all days, Lisbet has to look after witch child Trixi. Lisbet has to hurry with her preparations because when Witch Christmas comes knocking at the door, everything simply must be ready!

- The Christmas classic now as a pop-up book
- Six pop-up pages lovingly designed by paper artist Jonas Schenk and full of surprising effects turn Lisbet’s Christmas preparations into a fun experience for all of the little witch’s fans.
- Little Witch best-seller with over 1.5 million copies sold
| 3 +

Rettich, Margret (Author) Westphal, Catharina (Illustrator)

Jan and Julia can’t wait for Christmas.
There’s no time of the year quite as lovely as Christmas! Jan and Julia bake Christmas biscuits, make Christmas cards and sing Christmas songs and carols. And then Christmas Eve finally arrives. Will Jan and Julia get the presents they wished for?
| 3 +

Baeten, Lieve (Author) Baeten, Lieve (Illustrator)

Festive days for little witches: Lisbet’s exciting Christmas Christmas! And there’s still sooo much to be done! Little witch Lisbet doesn’t know what to do first. Decorate the Christmas tree? Do some Christmas baking? Or take care of Trixi, the lively little witch child? After all, there could be a knock at the door any moment now. And everything has to be ready when the Christmas witch arrives!

Available as a board picture book for the first time – with fold-out pages. | 24 months +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

The Ogglies, who generally love nothing better than to be lazy, have been sawing, hammering, baking and writing poetry for an entire half day, grump-fart-blast! Now they want to sell their home-made stuff at the Christmas bazaar. Not for money, of course – bank notes taste so vile – but for shoe soles and fish bones. But it all turns out to be more difficult than they thought! To sell things at the Christmas bazaar, you have to have a permit, slimy-sludge-and-cheesy-feet! | 8 +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Jacobs, Tanja (Illustrator)

Save all your kisses for me! It’s Christmas. Mummy, Daddy, Granny and Grandpa all have lovely presents to give the little owl. But “oops!” she has no presents at all for the others. Luckily, she has a good idea: “A kiss for everyone! Oh, that’s nice. There’s no better present than a kiss!”

The little owl has no painful bumps this time, but she does have an excellent idea for a gift, and it’s told in simple and delightful rhymes for all her fans.
| 24 months +

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

Alea doesn’t want to celebrate her first Christmas as a mermaid like an ordinary landlubber, so she sets out with Lennox to look for underwater Christmas traditions and calls on a Finder-Finya to help them. But the Finder-Finya doesn’t even know what Christmas is. And the Christmas tree and delicious cheese soup Tess had wished for don’t quite work out, either, because while the band plays, a storm rages across the square, and it’s all the Alpha Cru can do to catch the litter that’s flying around before it ends up in the sea! Is Christmas going to be a washout? | 8 +

zur Brügge, Anne-Kristin (Author) Rachner, Marina (Illustrator)

Happy Christmas! The animals have a party in the woods!

At Christmas, everyone comes together, and the little piglet, the big, fat bear and lots of other funny animals have a big party. First they decorate a tree and then they guzzle gorgeous food, sing and dance. Hurray! Christmas is simply wonderful!

A heart-warming story of Christmas and best friends with festive rhymes and charming illustrations!
| 12 months +

Baeten, Lieve (Author) Baeten, Lieve (Illustrator)

Christmas! And there’s still sooo much to be done! Lisbet, the little witch, doesn’t know where to start. Decorating the Christmas tree? Baking mince pies ? Or keeping an eye on Trixi, the lively little witch girl? After all, everything has to be ready by the time the Christmas witch arrives! | 3 +

Weber, Susanne (Author) Jacobs, Tanja (Illustrator)

This is Little Owl talking – this is how Christmas sounds

It’s Christmas. The owl gets some wonderful presents from Mummy and Daddy, Granny and Granddad. The owl is blissful, laughing happily, when it suddenly realises – oh no! – it didn’t think of presents itself! Luckily, it comes up with the very best present to give to the others, after all: “A kiss for everyone! There couldn’t be a better gift!” Each page produces a different sound. Little Owl can be heard speaking, unwrapping presents and, at the end of the story, even singing a Christmas carol.

Little Owl Celebrates Christmas can now be heard with a sweet little owl voice.
| 24 months +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Prechtel, Florentine (Illustrator)

A magical Christmas in the magical bookshop of wishes

Mrs Owl’s magical bookshop of wishes is looking very Christmassy. Gustaf, the talking cat, has a wonderful time at the Christmas market; Clara’s best friend, Lena, comes on a visit; and everyone is really looking forward to Christmas Eve. But then Clara finds out that Mrs Owl is planning to spend the best time of the year all alone. Of course, Clara cannot allow that! Along with all of the city’s book lovers, she gives Mrs Owl a wonderful Christmas surprise!

The magical bookshop of wishes – Christmas with Mrs Owl by Katja Fixe speeds up the time till Christmas.

Presse quote:
"...a feel-good mixture of a read that leaves you wanting more.” –, September 2017
| 8 +

Böhm, Anna (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

Unipig’s first Christmas has to be especially fantastic! But hardly have Emmi and Unipig sent off their wish list than back it comes again - with corrections. What on earth has happened to wish list elf Wooshle? He’s disappeared without a trace and the other elves are very upset about it. Unipig is also worried about Wooshle and at the worst possible moment actually conjures up a pair of pudding shoes. Emmi bravely does all she can to make sure that Unipig has a fabulous first Christmas in spite of everything!

- Some 50,000 books from the series sold (July 2019)
- Emmi & Unipig delight readers and the press alike
- For girls and boys who are interested in much more than unicorns and pink glitter

8 +

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

Snowed in at Christmas. A case for Nina Weger’s popular Heroines Club!

The Matilda Imperatrix boarding school is in Christmas mood! It’s swathed in a glittering blanket of snow, and the schoolgirls simply can’t wait for the holidays to begin. Every day, the little school bus drives down into the valley so that the Matildas can travel from there to their homes all around the planet. But then the snow just keeps on falling, leaving the boarding school cut off from the outside world – and one of the buses doesn’t even make it as far as the village! A daring rescue begins – and whether or not our three heroines will be able to spend Christmas Eve at home with their families remains to be seen.

-\x09Bestseller: some 45,000 books in the series sold (February 2019) | 9 +

Orso, Kathrin Lena (Author) Broska, Elke (Illustrator)

24 chapters, 24 puzzles, one story – the Advent calendar book for all pony-mad kids

Miri is in despair: just before Christmas, she discovers that her parents’ riding school is in financial difficulties. Will most of their Icelandic ponies have to be sold? Miri and her friends Jule and Fiona decide to help out, and organise a big Christmas market. When news reaches them of a legendary treasure-trove, the threesome set off to find it. Can they save the riding school and the Christmas market? | 9 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Dulleck, Nina (Illustrator)

Wishes come true at Christmas! The Sat has never experienced anything like it before! What kind of creatures are the ones with the wings that supposedly live in heaven? Why is Father Pocketbeer suddenly being so secretive? And why are people bringing trees into their living rooms? When the Sat invites a few colleagues from the world of Sats to his very first Christmas, some intentional – and also one or two unintentional – wishes come true. But in the end, the many Sats give Mr Pocketbeer a tempestuous, truly and absolutely unforgettable Christmas Eve.

Boisterous, charming, with everything the heart could wish for: the perfect Christmas present for all Sat fans.
| 7 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Maar, Paul (Author) Naoura, Salah (Author) Scheffel, Annika (Author) Andresen, Kristina (Author) Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Michaelis, Antonia (Author) Obrecht, Bettina (Author) Weber, Susanne (Author) Rautenberg, Arne (Author) Janisch, Heinz (Author) Zipse, Katrin (Author) Gutzschhahn, Uwe Michael (Author) Wildner, Martina (Author) Jeschke, Mathias (Author) Chudzinski, Daniela (Illustrator) | further

Stories and poems for the festive season: the great Christmas compendium!

Is it all right to fib at Christmas? Kirsten Boie and Salah Naoura tell us that sometimes it is allowed! Top German-language authors invite readers to rediscover the Christmas. There are stories about live Christmas cribs, children waiting for snow to fall, about how often you can celebrate Christmas, and how aliens would probably feel at a Christmas market. Fascinating Christmas facts as well as Christmas recipes and poems complete this festive compendium.

A Christmas treasure trove of a book with beautiful colour illustrations that will retain its fascination for many years!! Stories by Paul Maar, Erhard Dietl, Martina Wilder, Antonia Michaelis, Salah Naoura and many others.
| 6 +

Grimm, Sandra (Author) Grote, Anja (Illustrator)

Little Flea is always there for his animal friends and keen to make Christmas a wonderful time for them by providing them with fodder and shelter in the icy cold. But no one has time to help him. And Grantel, in particular, a grumpy Littel, doesn't even approve of his plan. When their stocks of food dwindle and the villagers begin to worry, it’s up to Flea to come up with a solution. The animals need fodder, the Littels are uneasy and Flea needs to teach Grantel all about spreading happiness at Christmas. Will Flea succeed? Can he bring Christmas magic back to Littelwood?

- A charming Christmas story for a quiet, cosy time with the family
- A fantastic fable about friendship and compassion
- Lavishly and colourfully illustrated chapters of the perfect length for reading aloud | 5 +

Praml, Sabine (Author) Hansen, Christiane (Illustrator)

Joyful anticipation seven times over! Christmas will soon be here and there’s still plenty to be done at the hares’ house: baking mince pies, making presents and singing Christmas carols. One by one, the tiny sacks on the Advent calendar are opened and the suspense grows with every passing day. When Granny and Grandpa are finally on the doorstep, the little hares know Christmas has arrived: the bell rings and all the bouncy little hares are finally allowed in to see the brightly lit Christmas tree.

New stories about the popular seven, humorous and warm-hearted, and a perfect gift for the very young.

More than 54,000 books from the series sold!

| 24 months +

Orosz, Susanne (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

Powerful topic: cultural diversity and Christmas – with evocative and atmospheric illustrations

How do Finnish, Spanish, Ghanaian, Russian, Japanese or Syrian children celebrate Christmas? This question is answered by this delightfully entertaining book. All the chapters concern friendship, with children introducing readers to their own countries. In the process, we discover that – regardless of our cultural heritage – we all share in the wonder and joy that Christmas brings every year. Diversity and love between all those who celebrate: that’s the meaning of Christmas. | 4 +

Reider, Katja (Author) Senner, Katja (Illustrator)

Rudi Reindeer is getting impatient. Where on earth can Father Christmas have got to? The sleigh is all packed and ready for off! Rudi goes looking for him and finds Father Christmas in the sitting room, calmly playing with the wooden train set he’s supposed to be taking to little Julian. Father Christmas is finding it so hard to part with the beautiful present. But then he discovers there’s quite a Christmas surprise in store for him, too! | 3 +

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 +

Schmidt, Hans-Christian (Author) Német, Andreas (Author) Német, Andreas (Illustrator)

Punch is coming today! A Christmas play for joining in
Punch’s granny is really looking forward to the moment when everyone exchanges Christmas presents, when a man with a beard and a red jacket storms into the house. But no, it isn’t Father Christmas, it’s a robber who steals the Christmas tree! The children help granny and Punch to find the thief and what a surprise they get! In the end, it turns out to be the very best Christmas Punch has seen for a long time! A Christmassy puppet board book with sliding figures on every page and amusing verses.
| 24 months +

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

| 3 +

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 +

Steckelmann, Petra (Author) Schulze, Marc-Alexander (Illustrator)

Scrooge is a miserly, money-grabbing old skinflint with a heart of stone, it seems. Although he is very rich, he gives nothing to the poor, lets Bob, his clerk, work in a freezing room and has no compassion for poor, sick Tiny Tim. But then – on Christmas Eve – Scrooge receives a visit from three ghosts and they change his life for ever… | 3 +

Naoura, Salah (Author) Büchner, Sabine (Illustrator)

Wonderful for Christmastime!
Denni is feeling puzzled because with Christmas just around the corner, his mother has suddenly started talking about brotherly love all the time. As Denni is returning home after collecting a red dressing gown she had ordered, he meets an old man in the park. The man is freezing in the winter cold and has clearly lost his memory. This seems to Denni like a good opportunity to practise brotherly love! He gives him the red coat and, because the old man doesn’t even know his own name or where he lives, Denni takes “Mr. Red” home with him. Will his mother be pleased? And what is the mystery surrounding Denni’s curious guest?
A simple, warm-hearted story that’s full of surprises – perfect for reading aloud on dark winter evenings! Lots of colour pictures.
| 6 +