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Becker, Christian (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator)

Alphabet fun with the Ogglies – a learning pad of Smelliville! Tidying up, washing themselves or going to school – those are things the Ogglies generally don’t like at all. But with the amusing learning pads, it’s real fun to play letter games and write first words – slimy-sludge and cheesy-feet! Curriculum-based exercises help the children to repeat and remember what they have learnt in school in a playful way. | 5 +

Munck, Hedwig (Author) Munck, Hedwig (Illustrator)

The Little King and the Little Princess are looking forward to a really terrific Easter. But what’s this? It’s Easter morning and outside it’s raining cats and dogs. How are the two of them supposed to search for Easter eggs in the garden in this weather? Without further ado, the Little King puts on his wellington boots and rushes outside but there’s not a single Easter egg to be found in the garden! Might the Easter bunny have hidden the eggs somewhere else completely? | 3 +

Steckelmann, Petra (Author) Schulte, Tina (Illustrator)

Everyone loves baby animals!

Nico takes his little guinea pig, Flip, to the zoo so that he can play with the other guinea pigs. Theo the little zebra has lost his stripes after bathing in the water. A book full of stories for everyone who loves baby animals.

MAXI picture and activity books make wonderful presents and are great for indoor games and at bedtime, fit into any advent calendar and are fun in any weather.
| 3 +

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 +

Rowohlt, Ulla (Author) Trier, Walter (Illustrator)

Time for a boat trip! Everyone on board, quickly!
A captivating picture book by Walter Trier and Harry Rowohlt. Clever dolphins, a gigantic whale and a flying fish: the Pekinese enjoying a trip on a steamer is as cool as a cucumber and not easy to impress. But when the seahorse invites him to visit his paddock, Jim Jellyfish starts flirting and the octopus dances a two-step, there’s no stopping the fun on this uproarious steamer trip!
Walter Trier’s illustrations date from the 1940s and only came to light in 2005 when they were unexpectedly discovered among the late Erich Kästner’s effects. Coupled with the virtuosic verses of Harry Rowohlt, they have now been made into a complete picture book for the first time. | 12 months +

Kehr, Karoline (Illustrator)

Tricky mazes for young puzzle fans!
How does the bunny find his way back to his burrow? Where is the pot of tasty honey hidden? How does the camel make its way out of the desert? This book has 40 mazes just waiting to be untangled. On your pencils, get set, go!
| 4 +

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 +

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

| 24 months +

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 +

Wagner, Charlotte (Author) Wagner, Charlotte (Illustrator)

These are things little ones can do all on their own.
With this puzzle pad, boredom doesn’t have a chance! The children can get straight down to solving the puzzles without any help because there are no written instructions – ideal for children witht no reading experience. And with the solutions on the back, finding out whether or not they got them right is child’s play.

Ideal for nursery and pre-school children, with plenty of colourful pages.
| 4 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Dietl, Erhard (Illustrator) Schöne, Christoph (Illustrator)

With Max Mouse in the zoo – there's lots to see!
Max Mouse is going to the zoo today. There he wants to meet his friend Sina, a desert mouse. But meeting her is not that simple in a big zoo! She must be hid somewhere between lions, camels, apes and penguins! Max Mouse needs your help to find Sita!
| 24 months +

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

Who can find Max Mouse? A “find the...” book for kiddies to search and find in!
There’s so much to see in the city! Cars travelling along the road, workmen busy on the building site, and the roundabout going round and round on the fairground. In each of the funny pictures, Max Mouse is hidden away somewhere, pinching something to take home to his mouse family. To find out what Max’s home is like, you just have to pull out the secret mouse page to see why he needed the things he took. | 24 months +

Göpfrich, Astrid (Author) Gertenbach, Pina (Illustrator) Sieverding, Carola (Illustrator)

A new series of read-aloud books with the little fox as reading ambassador:
-\x09For children aged from 3 to 5
-\x09Introduction and afterword by the fox
-\x09Strong reading routine
-\x09Most popular topics

Adventure ahead! Little children listen wide-eyed to the story of a merry raft trip, of a small rabbit going on a long journey, of exciting underwater adventures and a thrilling night high up in a tree house, and lots more adventures besides.

These amusing adventure stories featuring the little fox come in a handy, easy to hold format, ideal for reading aloud at bedtime.

| 5 +

Wagner, Charlotte (Author) Wagner, Charlotte (Illustrator)

Forty age-appropriate puzzles in each pad, in black-and-white and in colour, banish all boredom. And because the puzzles are self-explanatory, even nursery school children love these puzzle pads. All the solutions are printed on the back, making it easy as pie for the children to check their own results. | 4 +

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

Hilarious brother and sister stories!
Going to bed in water wings, learning swear words from a parrot or cleaning their teeth for a month in advance; these are the kinds of ideas only Klara and her little brother could ever come up with! Klara’s brother’s tells such mischievous stories about the funniest pranks in the world that his readers will be roaring with laughter – a joy to read for adults and children of five and over. | 5 +

Heger, Ann-Katrin (Author) Wünsch, Dorota (Illustrator)

Now here comes a book that will have readers laughing like mad, giggling and grinning to themselves. That’s because it’s full of stories about hopping hogs, feel-good car washes and exploding popcorn that are heaps of fun for story fans, young and old alike. As in the four previous volumes, this latest book also comes with 10 exciting, self-contained read-aloud stories and a multitude of creative and amusing ideas for stories, discovery games and activities. | 4 +

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

The magic of reading – Unipig style

Unipig still finds reading a bit difficult. And he doesn’t much want to practise. Instead, he keeps conjuring up ABC biscuits. But when Emmi and Unipig have to return Dad’s borrowed books to the library, they encounter a whole host of book-mad mythical creatures. It would be too funny for words if Unipig didn’t end up being a keen reader too!

Packed with suggestions for reading out loud | 5 +

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

When it comes to sibling pranks, it never rains but it pours

Swapping piggy banks on the sly? Training flees (and letting them escape)? Feeding ponies with straw hats? Klara and her brother are never at a loss for a trick to play. That’s hardly surprising because siblings spend lots of time with each other – it’s like having friends who are always there. You can come up with the most delightful pranks, like tasting the cake mum’s just baked and going back for more for so long that you might as well just finish it off.

Dimiter Inkiow’s brother-and-sister classic

With three previously unpublished stories

Series with over 100,000 copies sold
| 5 +

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 +

Fox & Sheep (Author) Schwarz, Thies (Illustrator)

Fox & Sheep

The Little Fire Station - Over and Under

The Little Fire Station’s second adventure.

Full of excitement, the Knister family are at the airport. They’re waiting to greet a team of fire-fighters from China. So they are all the more surprised to discover that their guests from the Far East don’t look like the fire-fighters at home. Surely there has been some mistake? Unfortunately nobody speaks Chinese - and so the unlikely crew stumbles from one crazy adventure to the next.

- Based on the familiar Fox & Sheep children’s app characters from the “Little Fire Station”.

- Book comes with gatefold pages and paper models of the fire station and fire engines.

- Developed with and approved by children.

| 3 +

Haberstock, Meike (Author) Haberstock, Meike (Illustrator)

Fee, the dwarf hippo, wants to take part in a beauty contest for horses, but when she gets there, Fee turns quite pale, because all the other contestants are such beautiful horses. Luckily, Tilly Trouserbutton comes up with a great idea: she simply takes away the horses’ mega-glitter-gleam oil, mane extensions and high heels, and in the blink of an eye, the pretty prancing ponies look more like old nags!

Innovative concept for the new “second reader”
Hilarious, amusing and a little bit crazy: perfect for all really keen beginning readers. | 7 +

Haberstock, Meike (Author) Haberstock, Meike (Illustrator)

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! When Holly goes to the market with her friends, Herbert the timid aardvark’s cheese-and-mud camouflage gets noticed – and no wonder: there’s a WANTED poster of him on every corner!
And if someone notices him, he will have to go back to the zoo! So he decides he would rather hide in the secret overseas container. But that doesn’t suit Sheriff Louis and Tilly one little bit… A bit of bother surely wouldn’t harm in their opinion. Quite the opposite, in fact!”

Innovative concept for the new “second reader”
Hilarious, amusing and a little bit crazy: perfect for all really keen beginning readers.
| 7 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Maar, Paul (Illustrator)

Wish dot chaos: a polar bear for Mr Pocketbeer!

Mr Pocketbeer doesn’t believe the Sat can make any wish come true for him and loses a wish dot every time! That’s why he decides to make a wish for something completely impossible: he asks for snow! And before he knows it, he and the Sat are knee-deep in a freezing snowstorm in their flat. And if that weren’t enough – here come a polar bear and their nosy landlady, Mrs Redcabbage. How on earth is Mr Pocketbeer going to explain all this?

The second Sat adventure revised for beginning readers and with lots of new illustrations by the author!
| 7 +

Baltscheit, Martin (Author) Rauers, Wiebke (Illustrator)

Profound, surprising and absolutely hilarious! The bear is envied for his lazy life at the zoo – three meals every day so that he never has to go to sleep hungry. And yet he would much rather be free, like the crow. She offers him the chance of his life, to switch bodies! Very soon, the crow bear discovers that good manners are a total waste of time in the wild, and the bear crow not only eats herself fat, but unhappy, too. And so in the end, the pair make the free decision to share full board at the zoo.

Philosophical subjects given entertaining, child-appropriate treatment with brilliant, imaginative illustrations!
| 6 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Maar, Paul (Illustrator)

Oh no! The wish dots on the Sat’s face are disappearing! High time for Mr Pocketbeer to finish building his wish machine! He’s got it hidden in Mrs Redcabbage’s attic. He makes a wish for him and the Sat to be transported there as fast as possible. But they end up in the wrong attic and find themselves face to face with an angry caretaker. Luckily, the Sat and Mr Pocketbeer manage to escape by making another wish, and this time they land right beside the wish machine. At last Mr Pocketbeer can try it out. And what’s the first thing he wishes for? Loads of money! It works, and the whole room is suddenly filled with coins and banknotes – but all in the wrong currency. | 7 +

Dietl, Erhard (Author) Hansen, Christiane (Illustrator)

How does kissing feel? Does it taste as sweet as marzipan?

The warthog is very knowledgeable, but sadly it has no idea at all about kissing. This has to change, he decides, and tries his luck with a spider, a bee and a butterfly, but none of them want a kiss from him. And the other animals also prefer to stay unkissed, so the warthog tries kissing a pebble. Will it return his kiss?

A Warthog Wants to Kiss is really special thanks to Erhard Dietl’s rhymes, which guarantee great hilarity, and Christiane Hansen’s beautiful illustrations, which will soon have fans of kissing, large and small alike.
| 4 +

Maar, Paul (Author) Walentowitz, Steffen (Illustrator)

Mimi’s having visitors today! A join-in book with rhymes by Paul Maar. Knock, knock, there’s someone at the door. Who can it be? Mimi the little mouse is just as curious as the children – who open the door with Mimi and are delighted to see each of her guests. A charming, cheerful board picture book for everyone who enjoys having visitors! With a big door to open on every double page – and a real doorknocker! | 24 months +

Maar, Paul (Author) Bofinger, Manfred (Illustrator)

It all started when Claudia found an egg in the garden. It was sky-blue and about as big as a car tyre. She obviously couldn’t just leave it where it was. After all, there might be a dinosaur in it, or a crocodile. If Claudia had guessed that the egg contained a letter-eater, she would certainly have stayed well away from it. | 8 +

Frixe, Katja (Author) Walther, Franziska (Illustrator)

A Pair of World Champions in Fooling Around

Stupid neighbours, big sisters – no one is safe from Rocco and Pepe and their jokes. These twins are cheeky, noisy and absolute masters in thinking up tricks, pranks and nonsense. So when Tiffy the tortoise disappears, it’s no surprise that they are immediately suspected of having something to do with it. But at the time she went missing, Rocco and Pepe were busy trying to kidnap the skeleton from the general knowledge classroom!
This is a children’s book debut that doesn’t miss a trick: modern stories about cheeky little rascals with amusing illustrations, brilliant characters and some marvellous pranks.
| 8 +

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

Wish dot-wonderful: the cutest, cuddliest Sat of all time!

Where would the Pocketbeer Family be without the Sat? Mr Pocketbeer has become as fond of the small creature with the trunk-like snout as if he were his own child. But one day the Sat disappears. To its own horror, he must return to the Sat world at the end of 15 years, 15 days and 5 minutes – because otherwise the human being he is living with would become a Sat himself. Mr Pocketbeer is already showing the first signs… Is he really turning into a Sat? And will the real Sat have to leave his dad? A wondrous tear leads to a surprising solution…

Fast-moving, turbulent and full of imaginative ideas – one of the very best Sat stories! For the first time featuring colour illustrations inside.

Total circulation of all Sat books: 4.6 million copies! | 7 +

Funke, Cornelia (Author) Meyer, Kerstin (Illustrator)

Good-tempered sea dogs, crafty pirates and incredible treasures are what it’s all about in this tempestuous story – equally suitable for older and younger children – by bestseller author Cornelia Funke. Colour illustrations throughout by Kerstin Meyer.
“Peacock bass and pink salmon!” Fat Sven and his cabin boy Pit cannot believe their eyes when a barrel is washed up on the beach right in front of their feet one evening and a small pig emerges with a friendly grunt. Not that he’s an ordinary pig by any means! Jules is a pirate pig! Naturally, they soon discover his secret. And when Jules is kidnapped, Pit and Sven have to take on a whole gang of savage pirates to get their pig back again.
Cornelia Funke’s PIRATE PIG with its funny pictures by Kerstin Meyer is a barrel of laughters for the whole family. | 8 +

Göpfrich, Astrid (Author) Korthues, Barbara (Illustrator)

Fran and the fibbing French pony

A fat pony that not only talks, but does so with a French accent? Fran and her friends can't believe their ears when they come across Meurtelle, as the pony calls herself, while working at Apple Farm stables. She even claims to be the best show pony from the Moulin Rouge in Paris." It’s just a bit off that the pony’s ballet skills don’t seem to be up to much – and that two strange characters from a small travelling circus turn up looking for their pony just now.
A horse book with a difference – also for fans of novel animal stories – with illustrations by Barbara Korthues.
| 8 +

Naoura, Salah (Author) Jeschke, Stefanie (Illustrator)

Here they are again: Henrik and the rest of the glorious Gruber family. But when stray dog Nose digs up Henrik’s gold bar and Mummy and Daddy simply confiscate it, the family’s newfound harmony suddenly comes to an end. And then, to make matters worse, who should be standing on the doorstep but Grandma Cordula – back home far too early from her trip around the world and in a suspiciously good mood. How can that be? Has she got a rotten plan up her sleeve as usual? Henrik really must find out.
No other author writes such gloriously crazy stories!

The sequel to the heart-warming and hilarious story about the family with the worst grandma in the world. Book 1 won the Leipziger Lesekompass book award as well as being nominated for the Deutsch-Französische Jugendbuchpreis award.
| 8 +

Zeuch, Christa (Author) Eisenbarth, Pia (Illustrator)

Fun and games from six to six: time-telling fun with a real clock!
The morning starts at six with a pillow fight, at seven it’s time for the pixies to clean their teeth and splash the hens with water, and at nine o’clock they have to be at nursery school. The children accompany the little pixies Tim and Lu all through the day, using the clock to set the times from when Tim and Lu get up in the morning to when they go to bed at night and Father Pixie reads them a goodnight story.
Colourful pictures depict the children’s eventful daily lives, and as a special feature, there’s a clock with moving hands that tick as they turn.
| 3 +

Wronski, Ulrike (Author) Steigerwald, Kathrin (Illustrator)

It’s like a curse – every time 15-year-old Anna is interested in a boy, she can’t get a sound out. She isn’t usually lost for words, but her word centre regularly leaves her in the lurch when Niklas is around. Her friends aren’t much use, either: one is too shy, the other too direct. The French au pair, Manon, on the other hand, is constantly attracting men and turns out to be a real expert on style and how to flirt. Anna is about to put her newly acquired knowledge into practice, when Finn, a friend from her primary school days, bursts in on the conversation and turns out to be rather nice!
Complete with flirt test and practical styling tips
| 12 +

Kliebenstein, Juma (Author) Liepins, Carolin (Illustrator)

Blunderblog! Betty’s best – new from Juma Kliebenstein

Betty is 14 and since her last birthday has at last been the proud owner of a laptop! What better reason to share the details of her chaotic life with others? So she starts to write a blog. This deals not only with the size of her boobs (more or less zilch…) and the question of how to get to know boys (success: also more or less zilch), but also about mothers who serve cocoa at birthday parties, bits of toilet paper hanging out of pants and babysitter jobs that go hopelessly wrong. Betty seems to find putting her foot in it wherever she possibly can utterly irresistible!
Funny, frank, young girls will recognize and laugh out loud at the situations told in authentic social network style in this novel.

| 12 +

Rottland, Kerstin (Author) Burmester, Mara (Illustrator)

Tortoise power

Her name is Bond - Agatha Bond. And before anyone here starts asking dopy questions: 197 is no age at all! And most certainly not for the brightest top agent ever. There is one problem, though: Agatha’s most important secret weapon has gone missing, tortoise muck and lettuce leaves! Luckily for her, 11-year-old Georgie Dumplegreen stumbles across her path. He’s a bit shy, the young'un, but he does come up with some flipping good ideas. If only he didn’t have such a chaotic family!

Agatha Bond puts paid to every villain’s dirty tricks. There’s nothing shaken or stirred about her. Full of slapstick and humour, with lots of cartoons, scribbles and colour illustrations.
| 8 +

Grusnick, Sebastian (Author) Möller, Thomas (Author) Renger, Nikolai (Illustrator)

Wild animal, beware!

What Max had actually wanted for his tenth birthday was a dog, but sadly, that was out of the question because Max’s father has a pesky allergy to pet hair. But one day, a small box suddenly turns up in Max’s room and he can hear someone bellowing impatiently inside it: “Let me out of here!” When Max opens the box, out leaps a mini-lion that’s about the size of a cat. Its name is Leo, and when Max goes to school, Leo goes with him of course. And there, he turns out to be the good friend Max had always dreamed of.

Amusing, sensitive and encouraging: With Leo the lion, nothing is impossible any more! | 8 +

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

A Detective With a Heart and a Horn Clearly a case for Emmi & Unipig

More than 100,000 copies sold of the series!

A thief is wreaking havoc in Elftown. He’s stealing the expensive street lamps that normally allow the human population’s flying creatures of fable see where they’re going at night. Daddy’s dragon even had an accident in the sudden darkness. Mummy Brix is supposed to be solving the case – she is a police officer, after all. But then Unipig gobbles up a small cake that’s the only piece of evidence! Emmi is furious. But perhaps the pair can still help Mummy to find the thief.

The delighted readership of this enchanting series: charmingly imperfect. Unipig speaks from children’s hearts!

Wonderfully written, with light-hearted humour, but also depth.

8 +

Rottland, Kerstin (Author) Burmester, Mara (Illustrator)

Tough on the outside, great sense of humour on the inside: Agatha’s got what it takes!
James Bond can pack his bags. Lots of slapstick combined with lots of suspense and action. Uproarious. Original and appealing.
A new case awaits 197-year-old top agent Agatha Bond - and on a cruise liner of all places! Eleven decks, five pools, a gigantic slide and hundreds of children? Oh dear, poor Agatha! Just lying on an airbed in her garden pond makes her seasick! But she can hardly admit this to her co-investigator, eleven-year-old Georgie Dumplegreen. Especially as they have a highly explosive case to solve – the quicker the better!
| 9 +