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Kaiblinger, Sonja (Author) Kohl, Daniela (Illustrator)

Transformation guaranteed, falling in love a possibility!
Up to this Friday, everything in Ophelia’s life had been boringly normal, at least as normal as it can be when you have three aunties and a twin sister who can change into a clown fish or a waitress at the drop of a hat. Fifteen-year-old Ophelia has enough on her plate coping with all this chaos, so the last thing she wants is to suddenly have the same shape-changing ability. But maybe a bit of magic could help her make Adrian, the boy of her dreams, fall in love with her. Or would it be better to just be herself?

A touch of magic, first love and the topsy-turvy chaos of everyday catastrophes:
Volume 1 of the new Suddenly Transformed trilogy by bestselling author Sonja Kaiblinger.

Perfect reading for girls of 12 and over!

Volume 2: Confused by the Second Kiss – due for publication in autumn 2018
Volume 3: Transformed in the Nick of Time – due for publication in spring 2019

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von Klitzing, Maren (Author) Worms, Ina (Illustrator) Becker, Stéffie (Illustrator) Kunkel, Daniela (Illustrator) | further

Are we there yet? Waiting – everyone has to do it, and everyone hates it!

Waiting doesn’t always have to be boring. However, children spend a lot of time doing it. At the dentist, at the bus stop, on long car journeys, before eagerly anticipated visitors arrive. Often quiet, sometimes loud, sometimes frolicking and jumping around, then as quiet as a mouse again. This book will make time fly by. Whether you’re out and about or at home, its handy size makes it ideal to carry around with you. Practical games at the end of each story help to fill the time whenever you have to wait. A must-have for anyone who has to spend time waiting with children.

Practical handbag format with game-ideas (for the road) | 4 +

Franz, Maren (Author) Franz, Beatrice (Author) Pauluth, Josephine (Illustrator)

Go with your flow: Shape your own year, be creative and stay cool.

Be yourself, be creative and feel good! This book will help you to realise your own potential throughout the entire year – with plenty of ideas, suggestions and instructions for spring all the way through to winter. With yoga and mindfulness exercises, beauty DIY tips and lots of pages with creative ideas, you couldn’t be better prepared for the best year of your life! Live your own You, but stay cool as you do – and dance barefoot through your life!

Dance Barefoot Through Your Life - Happiness Ideas for Your Year! places the focus on self-realisation instead of self-optimisation and offers creative ideas for every month, feel-good hints, pages to fill as you please and much more besides.
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Wohlleben, Peter (Author) Reich, Stefanie (Illustrator) Herrmann, Dagmar (Illustrator)

Nature is everywhere - even in your town!

Your neighbours include moles, kestrels, mice, rabbits and even raccoons. Every little gap in a wall or crack in a pavement is home to lichen, moss and flowers. There’s so much to discover and explore. Perhaps you might like to grow plants on your balcony or in your garden? Could you make a compass or even spend a night sleeping outdoors? Peter Wohlleben explains all of this, along with telling us about all the miraculous and exciting things to be found right outside our own front door. | 6 +

Nitschke, Julia (Author) Schultz, Ruth (Author) Motte, Frollein (Illustrator)

Say What You Think. Do What You Think is Right

The self-help book for life: political, provocative, informative and inspiring

Which prejudices are you secretly harbouring? Can boys be feminists too? And why is it sometimes so hard to say no?

You don’t just get your opinions from out of the blue. You have to form them yourself. Sounds like hard work? Well, it is. But it’s good fun too! The co-authors Ruth and Julia take you with them on a journey to find yourself and to engage with the hot topics of our times. So grab a pen and set off – this book can’t function without you!

For teenagers and young adults seeking a fun challenge | 12 +

Malou, Mascha (Author) Kaiser, Natasa (Illustrator)

My BFF, our summer and me

Here’s everything best friends need to make this summer the best they’ve ever had. From fun tests about “Ten things you should do together this summer“ and “The five most delicious snacks for a picnic“ to “Our best photos“, this is a stylish must-have book to make every girl’s summer perfect and help best friends to get to know each other even better. And best of all: when the summer holidays are over, you will not only have had loads of fun, but also have a wonderful album full of memories.

This richly illustrated activity book for girls is the ultimate summer companion, with many pages to fill in, bucket lists and creative DIY ideas.
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Crämer, Jana (Author) Pauluth, Josephine (Illustrator)

Be yourself – beyond comparison!

This book will do you good. There’s space here for everything: your strengths, your weaknesses, your deepest desires, your fears, your memories, your courage and your strength. It’s a journal, a companion along the path that leads to you, and most of all: a friend made of paper. What would life be without friends? And what if you could love yourself as much as you love your best friend?
For a long time, I didn’t know who or how I wanted to be. I was always trying to please everyone so much that I didn’t notice that I stopped liking myself. In this book, I will tell you how I got the song inside me to ring out again. Come on, let’s write your story together – I’m really looking forward to it!
Yours,
Jana

Confidence-inspiring activity book by the well-known German blogger Jana Crämer

Inspirational message: body positivity instead of the compulsion for Instagram optimisation

Fun challenges and lots of space for making notes and finding yourself | 12 +

Inkiow, Dimiter (Author) Rettich, Margret (Author) Dierks, Hannelore (Author) Scheffler, Ursel (Author) Rahn, Sabine (Author) Gieseler, Corinna (Author) Schmid, Thomas (Author) Reider, Katja (Author) Fröhlich, Anja (Author) Steinwart, Anne (Author) Wich, Henriette (Author) Rebscher, Susanne (Author) Cordes, Miriam (Illustrator) | further

1-2-3, glittery! Great gift for school starters with reversible sequins

I want to go to school, too! When this glittering reading material with the reversible sequin cover is given as a first-day-at-school present, even the most sceptical of children about to start school will find it very easy to say goodbye to their nursery school. On the inside, the loveliest stories by Ursel Scheffler, Henriette Wich, Dimiter Inkiow and many others; on the outside, 123 and ABC all at once.

Trend: reversible sequins

Great gift for school starters

Well-known authors have children looking forward to starting school | 5 +

Nöstlinger, Christine (Author)

Franz has been sitting around at school for four whole weeks now, but he still can’t write properly. That really bothers Franz, and there are lots of other things about school that bother him, too. Being the smallest, for instance, and that Eberhard Most, who is the biggest and fattest in his class, cannot stand small boys. No wonder Franz isn’t very keen on going to school. | 8 +

Crämer, Jana (Author) Pauluth, Josephine (Illustrator)

Inspiring new activity book by the renowned body positivity messenger – packed with suggestions and encouragement

Jana Crämer hasn’t always had it easy, but she has always made the best of it. Being happy isn’t the same as being perfect: this much has Jana learned. This is also her message, and forms the basis of her second activity book. Includes anecdotes and quotations from her own life, full of ideas and encouraging exercises and with loads of space to write in. This book is like your best friend, a new and inspiring activity book by the renowned body positive blogger.

Be who you are! Blogger Jana motivates her readers to accept themselves as they are | 12 +

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

Ogglies love the letter A, because it rhymes so well with “waste.” They shudder when they hear the letter B, because bathing is torture for Ogglies. The C for computer is fine because the Ogglies like eating computers just as much as DVDs. This is the toad-slimiest way for all Oggly fans to learn the alphabet and how to make up rhymes – and for everyone else the perfect opportunity to at last become an Oggly fan, as well.
A toad-slimy, olchiferous ABC – delightfully rhymed and illustrated by "Oggly-Daddy" Erhard Dietl.
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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 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Ceccarelli, Simona M. (Illustrator)

Foxland

Eleven-year-old Juna lives in Foxland, a remote place full of magic. Or - to be more precise - Magiclings: objects which have a soul - and a unique will of their own. One day, something strange happens. The cloud-seller, who provides Juna’s village with all the essentials, fails to turn up. A dangerous golden fox appears. And finally Fion, the cloud-seller’s nephew, falls and accidentally destroys the most important Magicling. The Foxlanders are beside themselves with rage. Juna, however, sticks up for Fion - and sets about uncovering the ancient secret of Foxland.

- 160,000 copies sold of Katja Frixe’s “Magical Bookshop” series.

- Wonderful fantasy world for girls aged 9+, along the lines of Michael Ende.

- Warm-hearted, funny, and atmospheric.
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Schröer, Silvia (Author)

Write Stories! Preferably Your Own

Bursting with ideas to encourage creative self-reflection

The poetry album re-booted: two fantastic gifts for adults, too

Together, work out who you are, what you believe in, and what your friendship means. Fire questions at one another, and solve problems together. Write everything down. Draw, scribble, make ... however you do it, you can create a unique snapshot of your friendship – in book format. | 12 +

Schröer, Silvia (Author)

Write Stories! Preferably Your Own

Bursting with ideas to encourage creative self-reflection

The poetry album re-booted: two fantastic gifts for adults, too

What moves you? What do you dream of ? What drives you up the wall? Such questions and little challenges inspire you to examine yourself and develop your views on your own life and the things that are going on around you. Arguably the most exciting way to keep a diary! | 12 +

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

Emerging readers celebrate a wedding with Emmi and the Unipig!

Antonia is desperate to play at weddings. She therefore decides that Emmi and Moritz would make the perfect bride and groom. However, Moritz is already taken, and Emmi prefers playing on the swings. The Unipig would love to marry Emmi, though. That will be a party and a half! Even if it’s not quite the party that Antonia had imagined…

Stories about Emmi and the Unipig for emerging readers.
Make-believe weddings - one of the top themes for primary school children.
Over 100,000 books sold, and with a significant social media presence. | 6 +

Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator)

Strange women on the loose! The mystery of the vanished mothers - Nothing could be more obvious: Emily, Bruno and Sofia definitely have the worst mothers in the world. Emily is constantly having to help her chaotic mum out of a tight spot, Bruno is forced to play the piano against his will, and Sofia can never do anything right in her mum’s eyes. The three enter a competition on the Terrible Mothers website and suddenly, miraculously, their mothers disappear and are replaced by friendly women who can read the children’s every wish from their lips. But there’s something not quite right about these substitute mothers.… An original, humorous suspense-packed detective story – that expresses just what children feel! | 10 +

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

Alea Aquarius 7 - Under the Spell of an Oath

Love, friendship, adventure - and longing for a reunion: it’s the seventh volume in the Alea Aquarius series! This time, Alea and Lennox set out overland to reach the Lorelei Rocks. They believe Alea’s twin sister Anthea to be there. Will the twins manage to meet up again? And will their meeting reactivate Alea’s mermaid capabilities?

- The eagerly awaited new instalment of the number one best-selling series.

- Compelling themes: protection of the environment, friendship, solidarity.
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Benecke, Mark (Author) Fiedler, Max (Illustrator)

Zany doctor Mark Benecke – famous for his adult bestsellers, numerous television and radio appearances and crowd-pulling events – presents experiments that make science fun for everyone. They span demonstrating the right way to use a magnifying glass, gel-filled baths and dry-as-dust water to a romantic kitchen galaxy. Simple to perform, but at the same time unusual and irreverent, the experiments help the reader to understand the important principles of natural science. Fun is the main aspect for Mark Benecke, whose credo is, “we do something really silly and then see what we can learn from it”.

An excerpt from the contents:

•\x09Super experiments with magnifying glasses
•\x09Floating slime
•\x09Chemical garden
•\x09The romantic kitchen galaxy
•\x09Black worms from flowerpots
•\x09Rocket cars
•\x09Putting out a candle with carbon dioxide
•\x09Detonating gas
•\x09Stink bombs
•\x09Invisible inks
•\x09Painting with maggots
•\x09Why you cannot divide spaghetti by two
•\x09How much gel can you get into hair?
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Ludwig, Sabine (Author) Kreitz, Isabel (Illustrator)

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) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

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) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

Miss Braitwhistle has gone missing – and at a really bad time, too, in Class 4a’s final term. It isn’t until Aki, Franz & co. decide to raise funds for their class kitty that she suddenly turns up behind her desk again. But instead of her teapot and cup, she pulls a thermos flask out of her bag. And her chalk suddenly doesn’t solve any maths problems any more! Were they all wrong about her? Could it be that Miss Braitwhistle doesn’t have any magical powers, after all? | 8 +

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

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) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

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) Göhlich, Susanne (Illustrator)

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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Zapf (Illustrator)

Welcome to the valley – welcome to the wonderful world of reading!

The trees are still holding on to their many-coloured leaves and the weather is far too warm for the time of year when the four friends Talis, Alva, Will and Sam happen upon a gleaming stone in a forbidden part of the forest. Hardly have they found the stone than they have strange creatures clad in iron armour pursuing them…

A fantastic adventure comic that whisks children away into an unfamiliar world packed with fun and action and opens up the world of reading even to unpractised readers.

Second book in the series to be published in autumn 2021 | 6 +

Zapf (Illustrator)

The Guardians of the Valley - The Island of the Bee-Eaters

When Talis, Alva, Will and Sam build a raft on the valley beach, they suddenly notice a gigantic flock of birds flying towards them. Will is quite sure that they have come from Wild Island, and that something must be wrong over there. The friends duly set off on their new raft to check that everything is okay. Lo and behold: all kinds of dangers await them on the island, and they soon find themselves back in the middle of a honey battle between two bear tribes.

- Thrilling comic: guaranteed to captivate reluctant early readers.

- Large font and fantastic pictures: the perfect combination for young readers.

- Fantasy, friendship and adventure will thrill boys and girls alike.
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