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Böhm, Anna (Author) Böhm, Anna (Author) Wultschner, Ramona (Illustrator) Wultschner, Ramona (Illustrator) | further

Lovable Heroes in Tricky Police Missions

Themes close to children’s hearts: animal protection and friendship

There’s no case that can’t be solved with brains, wit and friendship

One morning, Flopson the red panda wakes up and discovers that her friend Tjalle the streaked tenrec, has disappeared. Flopson scents a crime, and leaves her safe cage to try to rescue Tjalle. In the process, she encounters Fridolin, a mini dwarf pony. He joins in with her search, but instead of finding Tjalle, they find the injured blue tit Meili. Together, the three of them seek sanctuary in a disused police car. However, the grumpy Syrian hamster Jack has already taken up residence there and doesn’t want to share his home with uninvited guests. But when they find an important clue pointing to the whereabouts of Tjalle, the four very different animals join forces. Only together can they solve the mystery – as THE ANIMAL POLICE!

The new children’s series by Unipig creator Anna Böhm – second book in the series will be published in autumn 2021

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    Alexander, Nora (Author) Alexander, Nora (Author) Christians, Julia (Illustrator) Christians, Julia (Illustrator) | further

    Olli’s grandpa isn’t like other people’s grandpas and he does some odd things, like asking for ice cream with ketchup, going for a walk in the middle of the night and sometimes even forgetting to go to the toilet. How embarrassing! But Olli’s grandpa has a secret. On nights when the moon is full, something incredible happens to him. When Olli discovers one evening that grandpa turns into a wolf, it’s the start of the most exciting night of his life and nothing is ever quite like Olli had imagined it to be again.

    - An appeal for people with dementia to be treated respectfully; told with warmth and affection
    - Nora Alexander describes the magic in every kind of human difference without judging or moralising
    - Much more than a book focused on a particular topic, this is an adventure story and a declaration of love | 8 +

      Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator) | further

      Guitar riffs, drum beats, rocking rhythms! Let the music begin.
      Who would have thought that Martin and Karli, the pair who used to be such losers, could get even cooler after their experiences at a holiday camp? Now they’re even planning to form a real rock band. That’s easier said than done, though, as they soon discover the path to fame and fortune is lined with problems, pitfalls and pink-faced embarrassment.
      Juma Kliebenstein’s sequel to the bestselling The Day I Started to be Cool is even funnier and even cheekier; its two antiheroes are even more lovable! Full of slapstick, word play and hilarious ups and downs.


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        Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator) | further

        Martin is fat (although he would call himself “chubby”). He also wears a large pair of red-rimmed glasses that his mum thinks are “dead smart” and he’s hopeless at sports. Instead he is well up on science and good with computers. Karli is Martin’s best friend. Karli is thin and weedy and no more athletic than Martin. When he gets excited, his voice goes all high and squeaky, and he uses sticky tape to glue his sticky-out ears flat to his head.
        Martin and Karli would love to be cool, as cool as the Fab Five, the coolest boys in their class. The Fab Five think Martin and Karli are totally uncool and never tire of making the pair’s lives a misery by doing rotten things to them, like pouring smelly old cream that’s gone off into their satchels. But then Martin and Karli see their chance to take revenge! They happen to hear that the Fabs are planning to break into the outdoor swimming pool at night. But the pair’s plan goes horribly wrong. Before the Fabs turn up at the baths, Karli and Martin decide to take a dip themselves. Unfortunately, Martin becomes wedged in the baby elephant slide with the huge blue ears – stuck so fast there, in fact, that he can neither move forwards nor backwards!
        But then they have to take their punishment for the night-time escapade, which means they going on a camping trip with Dad and Grandpa to France – without any Nintendos, MP3 players or computer magazines to keep them amused. Instead they have to work their way down Grandpa’s good scouts’ list. Will they ever find the time to get through their own list of way to get cool, for which a slinky walk and playing football are two absolute musts? The holiday turns out to be absolutely brilliant....

        A rip-roaring, hilarious story with lots of slapstick!


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          Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator) Bux, Alexander (Illustrator)

          At Last: Things Get Even Cooler!

          The third and final volume of one of Germany’s most successful “boy books”

          The Freaks are back! After their mega-successful gig at the end of the summer term, Martin’s and Karli’s band has been voted the school’s band, and Karli’s grandpa has even let them have his garage as a rehearsal space. Everything would be perfect if only Martin knew how to tell Luna how he feels about her. And then there’s Shirin ... But then a welcome diversion intervenes and saves Martin from his emotional traumas: he and Karli meet a real live rock star who takes them with him on a thrilling journey ... The third volume in the ultra-cool series by Juma Kliebenstein.

          More than 140,000 copies sold of her series! | 10 +

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

            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 +

              Taschinski, Stefanie (Author) Taschinski, Stefanie (Author) Behl, Anne-Kathrin (Illustrator) Behl, Anne-Kathrin (Illustrator) | further

              The delightfully loveable Patchwork Family – the new children’s book by bestselling author Stefanie Taschinski

              Emma and her family are the new people at number 11! But it would be so much more interesting if all the neighbours made up a great big family together – like a patchwork rug. No sooner said, than done! Old Mrs Becker becomes simply Granny Becker, and for all the other children in the house, Emma’s dad becomes their dad, too. There’s just one neighbour who doesn’t want to be part of the patchwork family: the mysterious earl who lives on the ground floor! But how crazy would it be if the combined efforts of the patchwork family didn’t get to the bottom of their invisible neighbour’s secret?

              A charming combination of children’s daily life and a heart-warming family story with an element of feel-good suspense | 8 +

                Taschinski, Stefanie (Author) Taschinski, Stefanie (Author) Behl, Anne-Kathrin (Illustrator) Behl, Anne-Kathrin (Illustrator) | further

                Some days, happiness seems to come pouring out of the sky like rain

                Emma and her family have settled in really well at number 11, and there’s plenty going on: The patchwork family is expecting a new addition, and Father Ollie is spending every spare minute he has at his restaurant, trying to win a Golden Chef’s Hat Award. Jojo, on the other hand, wants one thing more than anything else for his fifth birthday – for Mummy to come over from Australia on a visit!

                Book 2 in the new series by bestselling author Stefanie Taschinski

                Neighbours are the subject here – and a very popular one, too: shared parties and activities are right on trend

                A modern Bullerby in the city | 8 +

                  König, Michael (Author) König, Michael (Author)

                  Adventure's Coming Home!

                  Turn your home into an Escape Room - with a whole host of challenges in all the different rooms! In the game, players are shut in and the doors are secured by a combination lock.

                  Your mission is to work together as a family to escape from the 'room'. Now things become exciting: you'll need to rack your brains, work things out, search for things - because you can only escape once you've found the right code. The puzzles are true brain-teasers; however, there's fun to be had as well. Ever heard of the Tickling Challenge or the Food Pairing Contest? No? Well, you will do now!

                  – The first family book that transforms your own four walls into an Escape Room!
                  – Quality Time: this book is great fun, offers endless opportunities for family bonding, and promotes creativity, deductive skills and empathy.
                  – This interactive book leads participants step by step through the game, offering useful tips along the way. If you get really stuck, the solutions are at the end, too! | For kids and adults

                    Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

                    Funny and fantastic! A new adventure with Miss Braitwhistle.

                    Franz and Aki have actually made it into Year 5! But isn’t there still a story about the chaotic 4a that has never been told? Of course there is, the story of their class trip! Imagine Miss Braitwhistle on a trip with her 4a! That could only end in muddle and chaos.

                    Sabine Ludwig’s hilarious school stories are told with charm and a dash of irony, and convey values without a moralising undertone.
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                      Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

                      Class 4a is very excited to have Miss Braitwhistle back again! She immediately sets to work, and no matter what she turns her hand to, a school outing in a golf buggy, a cycling proficiency test for left-hand traffic or a visit from two English tortoises called Harry and Willy, this teacher is always good for a surprise. Miss Braitwhistle is enchanting, in the truest sense of the word. And this time she really pulls out all the stops and – as though by magic – ends up saving more than the day on 4a’s tedious school outing.

                      •\x09The second book in the crazy school series featuring Miss Braitwhistle: a delightfully written book that simply trips off the page. With wonderful illustrations by Susanne Göhlich.
                      •\x09Volume 1 has already sold more than 35,000 copies.
                      •\x09Sabine Ludwig is a weaver of spells!
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                        Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator) | further

                        Ludwig at her best: spooky classroom goings-on that are guaranteed to raise a smile!
                        Twelve-year-old Felix Vorndran’s newly won friendship with his pals, and above all with Ella, is put to an acid test. But what role do the seemingly friendly biology replacement teacher Dr. Dr. Quip, who is obsessed with flying, and the ‘resurrected’ Hulda Stingbeard play in all this?? And why is it Felix who is shrinking this time? Another fast-paced and gripping story by Sabine Ludwig.

                        Once again, we meet Felix, Smithy and Ella of the bestseller and box-office hit "Help, I’ve Shrunk my Teacher" by bestselling author Sabine Ludwig (200,000 books from the Miss Braitwhistle series sold). Light-footed and hilarious narrative style.

                        “Sabine Ludwig mixes the creepy adventures of schoolchildren with elements of fantasy. The liveliness of the book stems above all from its humour, which emerges from the smallest incidents. The result is often hilarious!”
                        Berliner Zeitung

                        “Sabine Ludwig’s fans must read it, and for those who have not yet read any of her books, it is recommended unconditionally.”
                        Der Tagesspiegel

                        “Excitement is guaranteed with this book by Sabine Ludwig.”
                        Neues Deutschland

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                          Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

                          HURRAY! Miss Braitwhistle is back!
                          A for “absolute nightmare”, that’s what the old 4a used to be called. Now all the kids from 4a go to different schools. But luckily there will be a class reunion soon, where Frank, Aki, Paula and the others can meet up again. But the real fun only begins when Miss Braitwhistle, their enchanting ex-teacher, turns up and invites the kids to her place. And she has prepared a “little surprise” for them: party crackers that make wishes come true! And suddenly they all find themselves at the zoo in the middle of the night.
                          School life - Sabine Ludwig’s favourite subject and also that of her young (and not quite so young) readers: a wonderful reunion in the fourth volume of this bestselling series, refreshingly told with all the typically light-hearted Ludwig humour and illustrations by Susanne Göhlich.
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                            Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator) | further

                            Ludwig at her very best! Now school is being turned upside down

                            Class 4a is notorious throughout the school. A for “absolute nightmare” is what everyone calls it and class teacher Mrs Dove is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. To make matters worse, the school inspector announces a visit to the school and on the morning he’s due to come, the children are delighted to see Mrs Dove turn on her heel just outside the school gates. Of course, Class 4a erupts into chaos straight away, but then along comes Miss Braitwhistle, the exchange teacher from Newcastle upon Tyne. She takes charge of lessons and always stays as cool as a cucumber, even when faced with 4a. And the children suddenly discover that school really can be fun. They’ve never had a teacher like Miss Braitwhistle before. With her, they study the subject of blood circulation standing on their heads, the indoor swimming pool is turned into an ice rink, a horse comes to tea and Miss Braitwhistle even has a recipe for making the saddest dog in the world happy again. The pupils all agree: Miss Braitwhistle is simply fabulous and even the headmaster, Mr Fishley, is seen to smile for the first time.
                            But one morning, Mr Fishley comes into the classroom to tell the children that it’s time for Miss Braitwhistle to go back to Newcastle upon Tyne. He is clearly just as sad about this as the children, but they decide to take Miss Braitwhistle at her favourite words – wait and see –and cannot help believing that their favourite teacher will soon be back.

                            A modern Mary Poppins story, enchanting and humorous. With lots of illustrations by Susanne Göhlich.
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                              Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator) | further

                              Magical multiplication is all that can help here! Who is ever going to believe 12-year-old Felix that he has shrunk the maths teacher all the kids hate and that she is now just 15.3 centimetres tall? He himself has no idea how it happened! But now he has a problem on his hands, or rather in his jacket pocket - because that’s where the maths teacher is now and still complaining bitterly. How on earth is Felix going to get her back to her normal size again? Felix grows bolder and bolder as he tries to find out why the teacher has been transformed and in the process becomes less willing to let himself be bossed about. Most importantly, though, he happens on an incredible story that is supposed to have taken place 100 years ago... Full of suspense and funny situations – a book schoolkids can really identify with!
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