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Matt, Natalie (Author) Matthes, Silas (Author)

A devilish king.
A kingdom full of shadows.
Four young people - one destiny.

Sam and Noel take one of the red king’s scientists prisoner in the hope that he might know the way to the secret library. But the scientist has his own plans and they could spell disaster for Sam.

Volume 4 of the modern high-fantasy series with elements of mystery. For readers who simply cannot get enough of Game of Thrones! An exceptional project from young writers Silas Matthes and Natalie Matt mentored by bestselling author Bernhard Hennen (The Elven series).
| 14 +

Abidi, Heike (Author) Hauptmann, David B. (Illustrator) Herold, Heike (Illustrator)

How can I ever survive puberty? It gets really tricky when your body suddenly goes crazy, your life mutates into an emotional rollercoaster ride and love turns out to be a dreadfully complicated affair! Henrietta has done some thorough research on all this and written down her findings in this book in the form of blog entries, checklists and interviews – with plenty of tips and tricks for every girl who’s about to turn 13.

For fans of the successful PINK trilogy: a special kind of guidebook for girls
Blog entries, checklists and mini-interviews with amusing vignettes
Things it’s good to know, presented in a humorous, authentic and sensitive package
| 12 +

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

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 +

Orosz, Susanne (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

Read-aloud answers to all the clever questions children ask

Why is it dark at night? Why do we sleep at night? Why are children fascinated by the night but at the same time frightened of the dark? And most importantly, what should we do when children bombard us with an unending stream of questions? This book answers the questions children ask most often about night-time and darkness in child-appropriate read-aloud stories from which older children can also learn.

Where is the Sun at Night? Read-aloud Stories for Inquisitive Children playfully packaged information in read-aloud stories, idea for children of four and over.
| 4 +

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

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) Dreller, Christian (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

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 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author)

Who can tell the most rotten jokes? Which Oggly is the strongest? What sorts of things can you do with rubbish? And how do you find your favourite smelly socks if they've gone missing on the rubbish tip? Oggly fans – and fans-to-be – can find out everything they could possibly want to know about their favourite stinkers and learn all kinds of cool things in these colourful pull-out pages. Find the Oggly answers to the most important everyday questions! | 5 +

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 +

Schütze, Andrea (Author) Henze, Dagmar (Illustrator)

Short stories about big emotions! How is a small child supposed to know that it’s perfectly all right to be furious now and again? Or how to cope with fear or know how it feels to be happy? Children have not yet learnt to name their feelings, but they experience them all the more acutely for all that. With great sensitivity, Maluna author Andrea Schütze tells of the tumultuous world of emotions and provides entertaining explanations almost in passing.

Fifteen stories about happiness, anger, pride and fear that turn information into entertaining read-aloud stories containing sensitive explanations and child-appropriate illustrations!
| 4 +

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

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) Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

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?
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Dreller, Christian (Author) Oertel, Katrin (Illustrator)

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 +

Kawamura, Yayo (Illustrator)

The perfect book for passing on traditional knowledge to young children. The book provides readers with a short text version of the fairy tale as a basis on which to tell the story in their own words. Children love hearing a story over and over again and also being able to join in. This is very good for their language development, and it’s also lots of fun, of course. Picture stories with strong girl characters in a large-format book for the children to follow as the adult tells the story. With cute, cheeky illustrations. | 3 +

Lucht, Irmgard (Author) Lucht, Irmgard (Illustrator)

A love letter to Mother Nature: Fascinating information about the woods, fields and birds. Find out what happens in nature: three of Irmgard Lucht's classic "clock books" about birds, fields and woodlands in one volume. Irmgard Lucht’s three most beautiful books in one volume with informative and detailed texts and true-to-life illustrations. A reference work for children. | 5 +

Schmitt, Petra Maria (Author) Orosz, Susanne (Author) Vogel, Heike (Illustrator)

Why, why? Ask, and you’ll get an answer!

Why are guinea pigs called pigs? Why do glow worms glow? And why do we get goose bumps? Who’s able to give a spontaneous answer to these children’s questions anyway? Thank goodness that there are always new volumes in this bestselling series of expert knowledge packed into read-aloud stories that fascinate and delight us adults, too.

Over 165,000 copies of the series sold (October 2019) | 5 +

Jacobs, Una (Author) Jacobs, Una (Illustrator)

A declaration of love to nature: The blooming nature clock takes you through the year with the aid of the sun, its energy and warmth. Read about the fascinating life of butterflies and the special friendship between animals and flowers. | 5 +

Die Krickelkrakels (Illustrator)

Creative scrawls and scribbles! An innovative drawing book for small children
What’s hatching from the eggs? What is the brave knight running away from? What is the fairy conjuring up and which treasures are hidden away deep inside the mountain? Children can let their imagination run wild with The Scrawls and Scribbles Book and the pictures inside invite them to complete the unfinished drawings and to make up stories. Each child can finish off the pictures however he or she wants and begin with the one he or she likes best – that’s why not only children but also teenagers and even adults have so much fun with this book!
A super concept also for nursery schools and schools – developed in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. | 4 +

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 +

von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Lange, Igor (Illustrator)

In Humboldt’s footsteps: Discovery stories to read aloud

Read aloud and discover! Exciting stories about the greatest explorers and scientists in the history of the world: Leif Eriksson, Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, Maria Sibylla Merian, Alexander von Humboldt, Mary Kingsley, Roald Amundsen, Amelia Earhart, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Dian Fossey and Ellen MacArthur.

Amusing, child-appropriate stories about scientists and explorers. Read-aloud stories for children aged four and over | 4 +

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

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of our popular Question Book series

Why don't sharks have to go to the dentist? Why don't penguins get cold feet? Where is the wind, when it's not blowing? Children are never shy about asking questions. Adults, however, are not always quite so forthcoming with the answers – not least as they don't always know them! However, these clever and amusing stories will help to plug the gaps. | 5 +