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Adele

Adele

Talking to yourself? Drying your dishes in the garden? Wearing huge and colourful dresses? Drawing on the walls of the house? Who would do things like that? Adèle, of course! Incidentally, she is a little bit strange … but then again, who is really normal? by Bérengère Mariller “Like the heroine who colors the walls […]

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The Night Riders

The Night Riders

Night after night the night riders  guide the people into the land of dreams. But one starless night, the shadows turn up out of nowhere. They are fast, cunning and determined to destroy all dreams. The land of dreams seems to be lost forever. But the night riders bravely wage the unequal struggle against the […]

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The Panther

The Panther

Rainer Maria Rilke tells in his famous poem about a locked-in panther that he saw in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. He lends a voice to the graceful animal and introduces the reader into the emotional world of the black cat behind the bars: As if you were seeing the world through the eyes […]

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In the Garden

In the Garden

1 garden, 3 children, 1 cat, 1 red ball, some birds… 4 seasons and a multitude of stories to be invented. by Irene Penazzi     Maison Eliza | hc | 48 pp | 230 x 320 mm | 2018 | 3+ Rights sold: Chinese (simpl.), Italian [original title: Dans le jardin]

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Oink

Oink

A comical story about a very busy bath Pig has been looking forward to a lovely peaceful bath all day… In come Sheep, then Cow and Horse. They are very noisy! But Pig finds a way to make them go away. Oink! by David Elliot “The narrative tension is perfect, the story universally relatable, and […]

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I Love Rainy Days

I Love Rainy Days

Hugo hates rain, Kalina, however, can imagine nothing better than jumping into water puddles in the rain so that the water splashes to all sides. This picture book narrates in sweeping images how nice it is to have a friend who carries you along. Even if you’d much rather retreat into your shell in a […]

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The Tantrum that Saved the World

The Tantrum that Saved the World

One day, a polar bear knocks on Sophia’s door. He’s desperate; his Arctic home has melted away and he has nowhere to go. It turns out that the polar bear isn’t the only one with a problem. More and more animals and people arrive at Sophia’s door: farmers whose land has flooded, fishermen without anything […]

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Animal Sorting Book

Animal Sorting Book

A teemingly funny picture book about chaos and order What a wonderful mess this is! Dozens of colourful tiny animals are bustling about the white pages. On two, four or more legs, with feathers, fins and tentacles. Scrawly and somehow in a good mood. Then someone calls for a bit of order: Please queue up […]

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The Great Stranger

The Great Stranger

I live in a house on the edge of a forest. Where does the forest begin? I do not really know. Where does our garden begin? Animals do not know it either.  Ever since I can remember we have shared  each other‘s space. And we were all fine with that. But one day, Dad installed […]

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Mizu et Yoko: Flying Away

Mizu et Yoko: Flying Away

Mizu is keen to learn how to fly. Always accompanied by his friend Yoko, he comes up with funny ideas how to achieve this: jumping from a springboard, building a strange propeller machine, hanging onto the back of another bird… Will he manage to fly in the end? by Marjorie Béal & Laurie Cohen Maison […]

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Mizu and Yoko: Alone

Mizu and Yoko: Alone

Mizu is a cute little penguin; a little bit awkward, but very touching. His feeling lonely comes to an end when he meets Yoko, a big polar bear. They become friends for life and from now on share their adventures. Because out there, on he huge empty ice floe, it feels good to have a […]

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Our Circus

Our Circus

The artists of this circus share a secret: Despite their triumphs in the arena, everyone dreams of doing other acts. The clown would love to get on the trapeze, the trapeze artist dies for juggling, the juggler dreams of being the human cannonball and the human cannonball would like to walk on a rope several […]

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The Whale Takes a Bath

The Whale Takes a Bath

Today is bath day. The whale takes a bath. Lovely! But what the whale enjoys is also craved by the others—as is to be expected. Here they are already and keen to join the whale amidst the bubbles: The tortoise, because her back hurts, the beaver, because he is cold, the flamingo, because his legs […]

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Ellington

Ellington

A story about finding, holding on, and letting go With pictures that are touching and, in a quiet way, funny The moment Mrs. Trueheart, the piano teacher, walks by the poulterer’s store and lays eyes on the white drake, she doesn’t have to think. She just knows: the name of this bird is Ellington. And […]

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A New Friend for Digger Dan

A New Friend for Digger Dan

When Digger Dan and his friends work on a new project at the Digger Day Care, every single vehicle has to give a helping hand. Each little vehicle is given a specific task. But how can the new vehicle, Finn Fire Engine, be of use? Is he just getting in the way of everyone else—or […]

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Sleep Tight, Digger Dan!

Sleep Tight, Digger Dan!

A Good Night Story from the Construction Site Every morning Digger Dan and his friends go to Digger Day Care. But this morning is very special. The Mice have a  building plan and every little vehicle has its very own task to complete. Leo the Wheel Loader lifts a heavy stone. Digger Dan digs and […]

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Two for Me, One for You

Two for Me, One for You

When two quarrel, the third rejoices. That’s also the case in this beautiful book, which is about sharing, arguing and being outwitted. The bear finds three tasty mushrooms on his way home through the woods. His friend, the weasel, immediately braises them in the heavy frying pan. But then the two friends have a problem: […]

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Any Old Mountain

Any Old Mountain

The inhabitants at the top of the mountain think their village is the best. Unfortunately, at the foot of the mountain, another village thinks the same of their own. The inhabitants at the top of the mountain live happily in their village, where they enjoy the sun and the cool breeze; they believe their village […]

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9 Ways to NOT Step Into a Puddle

9 Ways to NOT Step Into a Puddle

Wearing new clothes doesn’t have to be incompatible with a stroll in the rain. There is no way she will soil her new clothes, her shiny new shoes or white socks. So the girl thinks of all sorts of strategies to avoid the puddles, which in her mind are traps blocking her way. But despite […]

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Oh My Gosh, Said the Fox

Oh My Gosh, Said the Fox

Stories about angry clouds, adventurous nights, and thunderstorms in the belly Kristina Andres has come up with new read aloud stories that are beautifully illustrated: They are about going into winter sleep in summer (with ice cream in the tummy to get ready for it); about an adventurous night on the lake (with a hungry […]

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The Bridge Troll

The Bridge Troll

One normal day, the drawbridge operator is going about his work when he suddenly discovers a bridge troll, who is sleeping under his drawbridge. At first, he is furious. The bridge troll has no business under his bridge, of all places, so why is he here? Gradually, though, the bridge troll and the drawbridge operator […]

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Stephanie Stunned in the Snow

Stephanie Stunned in the Snow

Stephanie Stunned is a little girl with a huge imagination. The strangest thngs happen to her. Come along into Stephanie‘s world: You‘ll be stunned! Stephanie stands at the window, watching the snow flakes. Her mother tells her that “tomorrow everything will be white“ and this turns out to be the case. Stephanie and her polar […]

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Weak or Strong?

Weak or Strong?

The little big book of opposites Opposites attract: Short and long, black and white, but also up and down, light and heavy, and rusty and shiny. Sabine Lohf took 50 opposite pairings and used her wonderful artistic means to create a thick little book that children will love to leaf through, again and again. Furthermore, […]

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And Suddenly Lysander Was There

And Suddenly Lysander Was There

What is that supposed to mean: The mice are ordered to let a stranger move in with them? This is outrageous! A letter from the mayor changes the quiet subterranean lives of the mice: Someone is going to move in with them, someone, who lost his home. “Where is this person going to sleep? We […]

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Just the Other Day at the South Pol...

Just the Other Day at the South Pole

One morning Mr. Early hears a report on the radio that is so boring, it makes him yawn. Who’d have guessed what that would lead to! A wonderful wake-up story. Lena Hesse has once more accomplished the transfer of an exceptionally clever idea with few words into a funny narrative. The story suggests a nostalgia […]

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Anouk and Mr. Bear

Anouk and Mr. Bear

When little Anouk gets lost in the forest she encounters the much dreaded bear. But she quickly realises that contrary to the rumours the big animal is utterly harmless. An exceptional friendship ensues. A modern interpretation of the old Russian fairy tale. Anouk and Mister Bear demonstrates how brave childish innocence can be. by Mascha […]

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The Longest Breakfast

The Longest Breakfast

The baby wants breakfast so Malcolm gets out of bed to get started. Then in comes Toby. And Una and Toto, then Alice—they’re hungry too. And Conrad from next door and his sister Ruby! Everyone has a request for breakfast. But who is taking notice of the baby? The Longest Breakfast is a fun stroy […]

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You Could

You Could

If you had been born in another land, you could be white, you could be black… The colour of our skin, our languages, food, clothes, games … it could all be different if we had been in another place. Some things would be better, others worse, but what is for sure is that we are […]

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If I Was a Banana

If I Was a Banana

A strong and simple picture book that perfectly encapsulates the world of a child If I was a banana, I would be that one, so beautifully yellow and full of banana … This boy’s eye-view of the everyday brings alive all the wonder and oddity of the world inside our own heads. It beautifully captures […]

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There’s a Skeleton Under the Bed

There’s a Skeleton Under the Bed

by Arne Rautenberg & Nadia Budde Scary Poems for Brave Children What could be more enjoyable than to get the creeps? Arne Rautenberg revives the undead and has them rattle, slime and screech through his poems. Skeletons, cyclops, zombies and frops. He rhymes with wonderfully disgusting ingredients and has huge fun with syllables, words and […]

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God, the Dog and I

God, the Dog and I

It was an ordinary day when God turned up. A place like many others, between the tower blocks, where the bins are placed. The boy on the swings immediately saw that it was God; this bloke in the old jacket and weird hat. When the boy joined God for a walk, he wasn’t afraid of […]

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One Thousand Follies

One Thousand Follies

Magnificent Story Between Heaven and Hell When Luci joins the class, it quickly becomes apparent that he is no child like the others. The little horn peaks on his head and his hoof leave little room for doubt: Luci is a young devil straight from hell. Devils, even little ones, can do things others are […]

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Lucky Linus

Lucky Linus

Even though bears of various kinds lived in the town—black and white, striped and nicely coiffed—one of them always stood out: Linus. His fur was so scraggy that you could only see the tip of his nose. He didn’t work and danced through the streets like a spinning top. This bear was a hair-raising nuisance. […]

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That’s NOT a Hippopotamus!

That’s NOT a Hippopotamus!

A deft and delightful tale, packed with word play and madcap energy A class trip to the zoo descents into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reach a pitch, and no one thinks to listen to quiet Liam, who really might […]

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Good Night, Sleep Tight!

Good Night, Sleep Tight!

Eleven and half good night stories with Fox and Rabbit Fox and rabbit lived far away, behind the mole hills, in a small yel-low house. If they can’t sleep, they count the good nights (335 in total). If they wish each other a good night, the rustling pear tree, the raspberries and the stars join […]

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The Most Terrible Monster in the Wh...

The Most Terrible Monster in the Whole World

The most terrible monster in the whole world is here! Everyone runs away, screaming in fear! But no, not everyone: we, the brave picture book readers are not afraid. We will not be scared by a grimace and hideous face! The monster is trying harder and harder, tries to startle us, tries a disguise and […]

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Waiting for Goliath

Waiting for Goliath

A bear sits on a bench at the bus stop and tells everyone who passes by that he is waiting for Goliath. Goliath is strong and clever: “He can even count up to 18!”. At last, a bus arrives—but no one gets off. But Bear is certain: “He’s coming. He won’t let me wait in […]

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Outside My Door On the Foot Mat

Outside My Door On the Foot Mat

Nadia Budde’s hero is no longer the master in his own house, because he has a permanent resident: the rat. Day after day he finds the rat on his doormat when he gets home; huge and in good humour. Once she’s inside the house, she puts on his slippers and makes herself at home: on […]

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Find Me Here, Find Me There!

Find Me Here, Find Me There!

by Andreas Röckener A picture book for close inspection When you open this book you find an abundance of images with challenges and questions that require a very close look at the illustrations. The scenes are set on a sheet of floating ice in the sea or in the busy jungle. They sometimes revolve around […]

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Wilma Wants to Stay In

Wilma Wants to  Stay In

by Stephanie Gustai & Claudia Gliemann Caterpillar—cocoon—butterfly: this is nature’s clear-cut course and fascination. But Wilma doesn’t want to venture outside. It is so comfy and cosy inside her cocoon! Terrible dangers are likely to lurk outside. Monsters! But you won’t know if that’s true unless you have checked and seen for yourself. That takes […]

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How to be Famous

How to be Famous

by Michal Shalev Take a trip through the zoo with this irrepressible pigeon, as she preens and poses alongside all the animals, right up to the sharp teeth of a grumpy lion… Fantastic satire with deadpan black humour! Simple written text with superb pencil and watercolour illustrations. The crocodile runway is terrific. If you miss […]

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Helios With an ‘H’

Helios With an ‘H’

by Armand & Susana Gómez Redondo Helios’ arrival in the world generates a lot of curiosity in Estrella, his brother, who observes fascinated by this little person who now forms part of the family. But little by little, fascination turns into suspicion when she sees that Helios has become the center of their parents’ attention, […]

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This Is Minna!

This Is Minna!

by Viola Rohner & Viola Wünsch Many things are floating around in Minna’s head and not only because she will soon go to school. She leads a turbulent life with her cool brother, who only likes dangerous things, her stressed dad, who occasionally leaves the house without socks and Tarzan, who frolics around in mum’s […]

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Have You Seen Elephant?

Have You Seen Elephant?

An assured and exciting debut picture book from a top emerging talent, about a small boy and his elephant playing an absurd game of hide and seek. Elephant wants to play hide and seek. But you’ll need to try your best—he’s very good! Have You Seen Elephant is perfect for sharing with children, who will […]

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Something Special

Something Special

by Lena Hesse Paul, the little fly, can do a lot of tricks and he’s convinced that he is something really special. When Martha the tortoise gets tired of watching him, Paul suddenly realises that there might be more important things in life. Lena Hesse is one of those rare individuals whose sharp story-telling abilities […]

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A Box of Nothing

A Box of Nothing

by Lena Hesse Chicken is delighted, because she gets a box for her birthday. But hey! There’s nothing in it! Lena Hesse has once again succeeded in telling a wonderful story in very few words. The imaginative and funny text is only outdone by Lena Hesse’s playful illustrations. The reduced, yet immensely expressive images emphasize […]

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The Christmas Child

The Christmas Child

by Jutta Bauer & Rose Lagercrantz We are all familiar with this story: the occupied hostel in Bethlehem, the angel, the shepherds in the fields, King Herod, the infanticide. But here, we don’t read the story in Luther’s words, but retold in such a way that the people’s longing for peace is at the heart […]

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The Pirate and the Apothecary

The Pirate and the Apothecary

by Robert Louis Stevenson & Henning Wagenbreth Berlin based comic artist Henning Wagenbreth has discovered a number of ballads in Robert Louis Stevenson’s work that are entirely unknown. Fascinated by the power of these stories, he has translated one of them into German and has illustrated it: The Pirate and the Apothecary—”a jewel filled with […]

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Cleopatra

Cleopatra

by Tobias Krejtschi & Will Gmehling The only delightful thing about Cleopatra is her name. She is a laughing hyaena with everything that comes with a hyaena: a pungent smell, shrill laughter, spotted shaggy fur. Cleopatra runs a little shop at the end of the world, right next to the garbage dump. This is where […]

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Nothing New at the Zoo

Nothing New at the Zoo

by Nadia Budde The crossover between a human being and an animal is blurry. In any case the crossover between some people and animals. Who doesn’t know the swimmer at the open air pool who emerges from the water with a bald round head, round eyes and a large moustache and resembles a popular sea […]

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Bristly Hair and I Don’t Care

Bristly Hair and I Don’t Care

by Nadia Budde  We all occasionally dream of being a little prettier. Taller, slimmer, a bit more muscular, somewhat blonder. We are not alone with our vanities! Nadia Budde gets a lot of zany characters on the pages of her picture book – neighbours, relatives, friends – and we immediately realize their little imperfections. Too […]

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Fred & Anabel

Fred & Anabel

by Lena Hesse Cat Fred and goose Anabel have enjoyed a wonderful summer in each other’s company. But then autumn arrived. Anabel started to get cold and had to fly south. But Anabel can’t bear to be without Fred. And Fred misses Anabel, too. After all, spring follows winter. And it turns out that Anabel […]

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When the Strongest Man in the World...

When the Strongest Man in the World Answers the Phone

by Trill & Roser Rimbau Every day, the strongest man in the world has to face limitations imposed by his age and height. People confuse him with his aunt on the telephone, he has to take the stairs to his apartment, because he can’t reach the button for the elevator. He gets sick in the […]

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Daddy’s Soul has Caught a Cold

Daddy’s Soul has Caught a Cold

by Nadia Faichney & Claudia Gliemann Nele’s home is the circus. Her family is amongst the world’s best tightrope artists and has been for generations. But then Nele’s father gets ill. His soul catches a cold. In a world that is full of colour and cheerfulness and in which everyone could easily be happy. Nele […]

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Quima Plays with her Shadow

Quima Plays with her Shadow

by Francesc Rovira & Roser Ros Quima goes for a walk and discovers that something is following her everywhere, even if she tries to get rid of it: it’s her shadow. This discovery leads her to wonder about the origin and essence of shadows: what are they? What are they made of? Where do they […]

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Quima Has Lost her Sleep

Quima Has Lost her Sleep

by Francesc Rovira & Roser Ros Quima is unable to go to sleep. No matter how often her parents ask her to try. She has lost Sleep. Her parents help her look for it and in the end, they find it hidden in the duvet. Sleep is trying to flee, but they have to catch […]

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Jelena Flies

Jelena Flies

by Sonja Bougaeva & Viola Rohner  You don’t have to be big and fat in order to know what it would feel like. Not to fit into your clothes and not to fit in anywhere. This is what Jelena suffered. Jelena was so fat and so tall that she didn’t fit into her mother’s small […]

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Tantrums

Tantrums

by Anna Aparicio Català & Susana Gómez Redondo  Kids tend to have mood swings. Absolute joy and happiness can turn into an attack of rage and a noisy tantrum, the reason for which is often hard to identify in the middle of the commotion. One minute everything is painted pink, and the next there’s tension […]

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The Visit

The Visit

Elise is lonely and fearful. She never leaves her flat. But one day, a strange object flies in through the open window. And the following day, Elise has an unexpected visitor. This is to be a visit that will change everything … A beautiful, gentle and sympathetic story about how an inquisitive and self-confident child […]

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The Beginning of the Armadillos

The Beginning of the Armadillos

by Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by Ulrike Möltgen   In bygone times, when this and that was still missing – the humps on the camel’s back or the elephant’s trunk for example – there were no armardillos either. Rudyard Kipling has resolved the greatest mysteries in his famous Just So Stories – amongst them the puzzle […]

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Shepherd Raul

Shepherd Raul

by Eva Muggenthaler  Raul has looked after his sheep for so long that he has begun to look a little bit like a sheep himself. This has to change. The shepherd moves into the city, gets new clothes and soon meets Barbara, who he really likes. But his sheep are missing him and they set out to look for him. […]

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Upwards & Downwards

Upwards & Downwards

by Tobias Krejtschi A very special leporello climbing tour! 2.75 metres long! In the North, where you find elks and dwarfs in knitted hats, there is a tree in the woods. At the very bottom, right by the roots lives a dwarf in his cave – this is the root dwarf. At the very top, […]

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Clever Mama Sambona

Clever Mama Sambona

by Tobias Krejtschi & Hermann Schulz  Mama Sambona, the wise old queen, lives in the heart of Africa. One day an elegant gentleman comes to see her. He wants to bring Mama Sambona to her forefathers: He is Death. But Mama Sambona is still loving life and has got a lot of plans: She is […]

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Horrible Herman

Horrible Herman

by Ulf K. & Oliver Scherz  The story of an incredible transformation Moving and funny! Herman is a guard dog and always angry. He barks at everyone who dares come near him. Not even the birds settle in his garden. But then Stig arrives on his bicycle. He wants to know what is really the […]

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The Child in the Moon

The Child in the Moon

by Aljoscha Blau & Jürg Schubiger  The moon – near yet unreachable – captivates our gaze and focuses our desires. But who would have thought that it is just the same the other way round? That there is a man, his wife and a child in the Moon, looking down to Earth and yearning just […]

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The Tiny Giant and the Tall Dwarf

by Barbara Nascimbeni & Werner Holzwarth When someone living in the land of the giants is small, he’ll have a hard time. Just like someone who turns out very tall in the land of the dwarves. The giants laugh about the short one, the dwarves ridicule the tall one. A vividly told story that explains […]

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The White and the Black Bear

The White and the Black Bear

by Eva Muggenthaler & Jürg Schubiger    The little girl is lying in her bed, her eyes wide open. The night is black and you can get lost in the dark room like in a dark forest. But thank God, there is the white bear! He is sitting at the little girl’s bedside every night, […]

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The Christmas Cap

The Christmas Cap

by Dorota Wünsch & Sabine Lipan   Four days left until Christmas. Mr Melcher doesn’t like to think about it. Being alone is particularly sad at Christmas. Suddenly a gust of wind blows his cap off his head. The wind and the flying hat round up a mixed group of people and it is soon […]

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How Granddad Learnt to Swim

How Granddad Learnt to Swim

by Dorota Wünsch & Viola Rohner  The little girl and her grandfather spend a lot of time together. They look at the trains at the station and watch the animals in the zoo, they buy bread on the market and weed grandfather’s garden. But whatever they decide to do, the old man always notes: maybe […]

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The Big Dog

The Big Dog

His lonely way to school saddens the little boy’s hear every morning. There are so many things scaring him. The dark tunnel. The fierce old man. But one afternoon someone is waiting for him in front of the school. A nice guy with floppy ears and an amazing friendliness. It’s a big dog who, from […]

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Juri Flies to the Stars

Juri Flies to the Stars

by Susanne Göhlich    Juri has finished his rocket and together with his sausage dog Laika sets out on his first flight into space. Everything seems perfect when they are suddenly drawn into an enormous storm in outer space. Having landed on an unknown star, they find that the rocket has been badly damaged. To […]

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The Wild in the Jam Jar

The Wild in the Jam Jar

by Dorota Wünsch & Viola Rohner A wild thing has been waiting for Kira on her way to kindergarten as of late! It sits in a tree, has sharp teeth and is frightening. Kira would rather die than walk past the Wild once more. So she accompanies her dad to the office instead. It is […]

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One Bee Too Many

One Bee Too Many

by Andrés Pi Andreu & Kim Amate One fine day, the bees called for a grand assembly in the beehive. The purpose of the meeting? To discuss why it was that they were always all squashed together in cramped working conditions. After many complex computations, equations and calculations, they realized that there was one bee […]

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The Day Saída Arrived

The Day Saída Arrived

by Susana Gómez Redondo & Sonja Wimmer A tale about a silent encounter: one day, Saída arrives at school – but she doesn’t speak! She comes from another country far away, and it seems as if she lost all her words during the journey. But Saída and her friend don’t give up, even though they lack […]

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The Day Everyone Came Home Early

The Day Everyone Came Home Early

by Isabel Pin  Tom and the other schoolchildren are busy drawing. Lea is drawing a big sun, Paul is drawing his new basketball shoes – and Tom? “Oh my God, Tom!!!” His picture causes a great stir among the adults! His teacher calls for the headmaster who is very concerned, too. Tom’s mother collects him […]

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When Grandpa Was Little

When Grandpa Was Little

by Lilli Messina  When grandpa was a child everything was very different. There weren’t so many houses, milk came directly from the cow, everybody knew each other, and cars were pulled by horses. Pepe follows with great interest as his grandpa explains everything, but he understand his grandpa’s explanations in his own particular way. The […]

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When Death Came Calling

When Death Came Calling

by Rotraut Susanne Berner & Jürg Schubiger   Jürg Schubiger and Rotraut Susanne Berner tell the story of a village somewhere back in time when death was still completely unknown. Nobody had ever encountered him and everything that existed remained safe and sound. But then one day death walks into the village and from that very […]

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When the Lion Roars

When the Lion Roars

by Barbara Nascimbeni & Nasrin Siege    When Emanuel and Bilali wake up in the morning, there is no breakfast waiting for them. The boys live on the streets. When they are hungry they have to look for something to eat. Otherwise their empty stomach strats to growl like a lion. Fortunately, the boys have […]

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All the Time in the World. Opportun...

All the Time in the World. Opportunities to Talk About Time

by Antje Damm  Summertime, wintertime, spare time, timeout, best-before-dates – everything has its own time. Antje Damm renders time both visible and tangible -with photos, pictures and thought-provoking impulses. A book that not only children can spend a great deal of time with! One of the 7 Best Children’s Books (June 2007) List of Recommendations – Luchs Jury […]

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Ask Me!

Ask Me!

This is a little book with big ideas. Sometimes provocative, always interesting, every page can be the start of a new discussion. Reading the questions, and looking at the pictures, each child will have different answers to give, and things to ask. The questions are intriguing, the images sometimes startling, sometimes beautiful, and always engaging. […]

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The Thing About No. 8

The Thing About No. 8

by Tobias Krejtschi & Harriet Grundmann  We already know Lina and the sheep who help her to fall asleep every night. Especially sheep no. 5, which is actually a wolf. A wolf, however, that nobody is scared of, because he’s as gentle as a lamb. As Lina once again lies in bed and counts her sheep jumping over […]

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Sheep No. 5

Sheep No. 5

by Tobias Krejtschi & Harriet Grundmann   Every evening Lina is counting sheep to fall asleep. Suddenly she notices that one of them is a wolf in a sheep’s clothing – in the true sense of the word! He is wearing a pullover and a cap made of wool. The wolf has to account for his deceit. He tries to […]

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The Song of the Scales

The Song of the Scales

by Ignasi Blanch & Alba Salvador Llopis Once upon a time there was a king who counted and recounted all of his possessions every morning from the window of his castle. Everything he saw was his: lands, wells, trees, and houses. All he cared about was the price of things, and not the happiness of […]

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