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Heart Storm – Storm Heart

Heart Storm – Storm Heart

This love story starts at both ends of the book … and the happy ending is in the middle! Viola is in love with Storm and Storm is in love with Viola. Their hearts are both in turmoil but neither one of them has the slightest idea how the other is doing. Doubts rob them […]

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The Richest Boy in the World

The Richest Boy in the World

“It is strange when you have to start off with a lie. Well: I am not the richest boy in the world. My friends just call me that.” Jakob’s Dad is rich in terms of money but he is poor in terms of time. Too often, Jakob is all alone in the big new house […]

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The Mapmaker’s Race

The Mapmaker’s Race

Five children have 28 days to map a rail route through the mountains in this exciting adventure-race for middle readers. Sal, Joe, Francie and Humphrey misplace their mother as they begin the Great Race to map a rail route through an uncharted wilderness. Their money is gone and their father didn’t come back from his last adventure. […]

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Going Off Like Schmitz’s Cat

Going Off Like Schmitz’s Cat

The Schmitz’, that’s us. Mom, Dad, the twins, and I. Up until that morning when Schmitz’s cat walked into the kitchen to vomit, we were a completely normal family. Now we are famous. Everyone in town knows us. Even the pizza delivery guy, who visits Mom every day. For Mom doesn’t cook any more; she […]

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The Town Musicians of Bremen – What

The Town Musicians of Bremen – What Really Happened

Oskar All the Way to the Top What nobody knows: Actually, there were five of them! While his parents are on a research journey, the little dog Oskar has to move in with his Grandpa, who lives in Bremen. As if this were not bad enough, he gets mobbed by two pompous mutts in his […]

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Joki and the Wolves

Joki and the Wolves

On silent paws A suspenseful children’s book prompting a fascination with wolves A wolf is trotting through the Mark of Brandenburg. He caught prey for his family, as the little ones are already in need of meat and show the urge to leave the cave. Only Blackear, the smallest whelp, appears still weak and mother […]

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Helper and Helper

Helper and Helper

More funny stories and wry observations with the bestselling Snake and Lizard by Joy Cowley “There is so much of human nature and good humour in the stories of Helper and Helper. We are very pleased to be back in the company of Snake and Lizard!” Julia Marshall, Publisher Not a word out of place […]

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Snake & Lizard

Snake & Lizard

Two very different creatures learn about the give-and-take of friendship in these warm and funny stories set in the desert. Snake is elegant and calm, and a little self-centred; Lizard is exuberant and irrepressible. With its wisdom, acceptance and good humour, Snake and Lizard captures the essence of friendship. The stories are beautifully illustrated by […]

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Time is (Not) Like a Cake

Time is (Not) Like a Cake

Holidays at last! Elli has been looking forward to the planned skiing holiday with her parents for so long. All her friends at school are also going away on holiday, in other words nobody at home to play with. But, as Elli might have expected, her parents cancel the whole journey just before departure. Typical! […]

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The People from Mumpitztown: The Ki...

The People from Mumpitztown: The Kidnapped Mayor

Lene and Pip are doing an internship with the English doll maker Mr. Smith when he receives a visit from rat boy Paolo, a living rag doll that can even speak! He comes from Mumford Village, a secret place in which the most fabulous and amazing stuffed creatures live. Paolo has bad news: toad Kalle […]

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Sam Stripe and the Glitter Cat

Sam Stripe and the Glitter Cat

A kidnapping in the community garden! Sam Stripe is looking forward to his vacation: Mrs. Beehive is out of town and the community garden is quiet and peaceful – until Victoria shows up, Sam Stripe’s niece. Soon after her arrival, Vicci is kidnapped by Blackcat and her cat-buddy, Daddel. As ransom, the two kidnappers demand […]

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Pauline & Uncle Snotbert

Pauline & Uncle Snotbert

The Mega-Monster-Princess-Party For cool girls only: monster-hilarious reading fun! Pauline is sick – one day before the birthday party of Lina, her very best friend! Monster uncle Rotzbert knows what to do and takes Pauline to Gully Lane to Mister Wambolin. But his remedy has a devastating effect: Pauline grows arms that look like tentacles! […]

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The Frog Prince – What Really Happe

The Frog Prince – What Really Happened

Hipp & Hopp Save Daddy Greenleaf The frog children Hipp and Hopp watch helplessly, as their Dad is being kissed against his will by a long-legged, pale creature. After the kiss, the frog children are horrified to see the beautiful green color leave their dad’s thighs, as he grows hideously long arms and legs! Hipp […]

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Leo’s Wild Adventures: The Beetle C

Leo’s Wild Adventures: The Beetle Chaos

Suddenly as small as a beetle! Adventure in the garden jungle By accident, Leo and his inventor aunt Agnetha shrink to the size of bugs. The only thing that can make them grow back to their normal sizes is the shrink-ray device but the neighbor’s cat stole it and carried it away. So Leo and […]

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Maxima and I

Maxima and I

One heart and two names A children’s book about friendship Maxima, the little blonde first grader girl with the gap between her front teeth brings light into David’s life. She drew a heart and wrote their names inside – Maxima loves him! The boy from Nigeria is so happy about her affection that he, finally, […]

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Minna – Again and again

Minna – Again and again

Here she comes again: Minna Schadewald! Little sister of Luki Skywalker, big sister of Tarzan, the wild brother that continues to scramble about in mummy’s tummy, and Lena’s best friend. By now the lively Minna is a mature first grader, likes her teacher, shares her homework with Lena so that they’re finished quicker, still sits […]

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Finn Does it Differently

Finn Does it Differently

From now on, it will all be different A story about bullying with a liberating ending Finn feels queasy with fear on his way to school  – every morning. This has been going on for weeks because of the three boys from his class, who wait for him in the schoolyard to make his life […]

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How I Suddenly Became Rich and Thou...

How I Suddenly Became Rich and Thought Everything’s Going to be Cool

Does money make you cool? And happy? 14-year-old Theo is panicking: Since his Aunt Britta lost her job, he has been living with her and his mother in very close quarters and now, to top it all off, the two women have set their minds on turning half of Theo’s room into a beauty parlor. […]

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King Will Join Us Later

King Will Join Us Later

King will come! – this sentence, spoken by the mother, bathes everything in a new light. The boy, his parents and the baby have been in this new country for three days. Only King isn’t here, his dog and best friend. But King will follow and find them! But how is King to find the […]

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Pssst!

Pssst!

Who Am I, Really? An enchanting poetic diary in cartoon style by Annette Herzog, illustrated by Katrine Clante Viola—no longer a child, but not yet an adult—ponders life’s big and small questions. Her thoughts and emotions evolve around friendship and the fear of being ostracised. Around the trouble with her family, love and the support […]

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The Magic Pattern

The Magic Pattern

The Mystery of Captain Triangle’s Treasure Map The wizard pupils Elmar, Clarissa and Marlon go to the wizards’ school Abracadabra. Here, lunch isn’t cooked, it is conjured! And the lessons don’t cover any trivial things, but broom riding, magic animals and magic spells. In this environment, the three wizard pupils have to solve tricky (but […]

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The Zebra Under the Bed

The Zebra Under the Bed

One morning there is a zebra under Hanna’s bed. A living zebra! Just like that. Hanna has only recently moved into the area with her two dads, so she is happy when Browninger—that’s the zebra’s name—comes along to school with her. .A zebra in the classroom? Impossible! But as Browninger is darned good at writing, […]

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Leo’s Wild Adventures – Dinosaur Al

Leo’s Wild Adventures – Dinosaur Alarm

by Andreas Völlinger Leo and his inventor aunt travel to the dinosaurs—unfortunately one of the huge creatures travels back with them and is suddenly standing in Aunt Agnetha’s garden! Leo is to give a presentation on his favourite animal in class. But how is he supposed to observe an Apatosaurus that has been extinct for […]

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How We Saved Christmas Once

How We Saved Christmas Once

by Sabine Lipan & Sasha Zilberman In many families Christmas Eve is no longer very sacred. Fidgety children, nervous parents. The house must be cleaned, the tree decorated, the duck crispy. The giving of the gifts takes place at an appointed time and deserves its own festive context. This is just what Jonas, Julia and […]

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Hodgepodge in the Head

Hodgepodge in the Head

by Michaela Holzinger & Thilo Krapp Lenny’s head is full of hodgepodge. So Hilda claims, who lives in the park through which Lenny passes through on his way home from school. That is to say that he always has funny and crazy ideas. When the school holidays begin Lenny is to go and stay with […]

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Othello & Giovanni – The Great Cat

Othello & Giovanni – The Great Cat Robbery

by Thilo Krapp Two cat brothers battle against a crazy scientist who wants to extract the 7-lives-serum out of 100 cats The two tomcats Giovanni and his twin brother Othello are bosom buddies. But then this strange man turns up and Othello doesn’t return from one of his excursion. Giovanni is forced to venture out […]

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A Houseboat for Wolf

A Houseboat for Wolf

by Kai Aline Hula Wolf is earning his money with raids in the woods. He has had a stressful year and it is finally high time for a holiday. So the deserted houseboat on the river comes in very handy! But just as he is about to set sail, Fox turns up, makes himself comfortable […]

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Mac Stink and the Totally Crazy Cab...

Mac Stink and the Totally Crazy Caber Toss

Between bagpipes and flying tree trunks: the second case for the Scottish sheep Mac Stink There are not only bagpipe players at the Highland Games, the traditional Scottish folk festival: a thief has stolen the wallets of the entire Olifant family! Luckily, sheep Mac Pong and his friend, sheepdog Bonnie, have come along as mascots. […]

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Mac Stink and the Ordinarily Specia...

Mac Stink and the Ordinarily Special Pants

Mac Pong loves nothing so much as standing on his Scottish meadow and eating grass. But then the brand new pants of his favourite human Finn are stolen directly from the washing line—and particularly the extra-special pants with an image of Super-Sheep! Together with his friend Bonnie Mac Pong tries to unravel the mystery of […]

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The Hard Way

The Hard Way

by Andreas Hartmann & Ulla Mersmeyer Permit me to introduce Dole Kreuther: investigator, snoop, detective. Admittedly also absent-minded, clumsy and with an addition to carrots. And the one who is supposed to find the kidnapped magician Mr. Wendig. But not only are hysterical chickens and nasty competitors causing difficulties for Dole, Wendig’s lovely assistant is […]

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A Knot in the Trunk

A Knot in the Trunk

by Kai Aline Hula & Ina Worms Anton truly loves the fact that his mum is an author and that she writes books for children. But sometimes it is quite tiring, too. After all, her latest story seems to be quite harmless at first glance. After all, what could possibly happen at a porcupine’s birthday […]

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Erik and Roderik

Erik and Roderik

by Walter Wippersberg & F.J. Trapp A Story of Knights Deep in the dark woods, two most peculiar knights live in their castles—back in the old days of unicorns and fire-spitting dragons. The one, noble Sir Erik, is smart but weak. The other one, just as noble Sir Roderik, is furious and as strong as […]

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A Monument for Mrs. Hasenohr

A Monument for Mrs. Hasenohr

by Saskia Hula & Susanne Göhlich Noah’s teacher, Mrs. Hasenohr, is perfect. She loves planet ball and pizza slices and knows nearly everything. Noah doesn’t understand why she is about to retire. He must give her a farewell gift, preferably … a memorial. But Noah is not a sculptor and he doesn’t have enough play […]

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Lisa, Paul and Mrs. Fish

Lisa, Paul and Mrs. Fish

by Brigitte Schär & Jens Rassmus Lisa is a single child. She has a good time with her mum and dad. But all of a sudden she begins to experience most extraordinary things and her mum expects another baby after all. The oddities begin when Lisa’s teacher, Mrs. Fish, seems to be having a doppelgänger. […]

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Did Jesus Play Football?

Did Jesus Play Football?

by Antje Damm & Katja Gehrmann Fred and Emil often meet to play football in the afternoons. If it hadn’t been for Mr. Kruzinna, the stupid neighbour! He cannot bear children and football even less. When one day a ball lands in his garden, he refuses to give it back. What are the boys to […]

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The Road to Ratenburg

The Road to Ratenburg

by Joy Cowley & Gavin Bishop A family of rats is forced to leave their home, so sets out to find the fabled city of Ratenburg. Along the way they outwit vicious dogs, tricky rat traps, and sharp-beaked hawks, and make some very dangerous crossings. The rat family’s adventures test their character and grow bonds […]

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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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You Must Not Kiss Dragons

You Must Not Kiss Dragons

by Michaela Holzinger & Monika Maslowska Castle Cracklestone is the centre of knight’s tournaments, the reward: a kiss of the bright and beautiful princess Kunigunde. But she really doesn’t fancy the rickety knights and secretly has her heart set on somebody else. There comes Jaromir, the dragon, and wants to be kissed. Kunigunde is outraged […]

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You Must Not Cook Dragons

You Must Not Cook Dragons

by Michaela Holzinger & Monika Maslowska A cry for help from Gugelhupf country: the little dragon Barnabas is supposed to be eaten! Mister Smacker, redoubtable 5-hats chef wants to – no, he has to – win the cooking competition. And his recipe leaves no room for doubt: it has to be dragon meat. Kunigunde and […]

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Cosmo’s World

Cosmo’s World

by Martina Klein & Corinna Böckmann My name is Cosmo—Cosmo Morningstar and I am ten years old and a bit, as my friend Rafi would say. Rafi’s real name is Rafaelo, he is Italian and has about 150 Sicilian cousins. My favourite word is “cool”. Since we started learning English at school, Rafi and I […]

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The Little Lion and the Little Clow...

The Little Lion and the Little Clown

by Stefanie Schütz & Béatrice Rodriguez Whether you are three years of age or a big child: you will immediately take the little lion and the little clown to your heart! This lovely book includes eight little stories about the two children from the circus: How the little lion once urgently had to have its […]

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The Green Pirates – Trapped Birds o

The Green Pirates – Trapped Birds of Prey

by Andrea Poßberg & Corinna Böckmann Hot on the trappers’ trail—the fourth case for the Green Pirates Such cruelty to animals! In the forest, the Green Pirates Ben, Flora, Jannik, Lennart and Pauline come across a trapped bird of prey. They take it to a nearby bird rescue station, where the injured raptor is looked […]

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We Have Won the Lottery!

by Pere Comellas & Teresa Martí The family on the 3rd floor, staircase H, apartment 1, have won the lottery. How lucky they are! Now they will never have to worry about anything ever again. Or will they? Suddenly they discover that money can make you happy – or not, but it certainly does make […]

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The Magic Minus

The Magic Minus

In Pursuit of the Numbers through the Labyrinth by Ina Krabbe All numbers have disappeared from the wizard’s school Abracadabra! From everywhere! From the classrooms, from the books and even out of the pupils’ heads. Teaching is impossible: the magic spells no longer work, the cook cannot read her recipes, no pupil can find the […]

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Alma’s Secret Garden

Alma’s Secret Garden

With the Mutton Carrot in the Stone Age by Birgit Hedemann & Maria Ernicke On their way home from school, Mette and her cousin Theo discover a secret garden. This is where Alma lives, an old woman who cultivates the archetypal plants of many different vegetables. But a burglar has vandalized the garden. Now her […]

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Tilda and the Scent of the World

Tilda and the Scent of the World

by Karin Koch & Iris Wolfermann  Tilda’s nose tells her what she likes or doesn’t like. Tilda loves the smell of her dad. He smells of wood and soil and a little like nutmeg. Since their father doesn’t live with them any longer, Tilda and her younger brother Hans can only visit him from time […]

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Ede and the Meerkat Gang

Ede and the Meerkat Gang

by Simone Klages   Ede and his four siblings and mum live in a much too small, yet very cosy house. One evening a sly fellow with a motorbike and a trash can knocks on their door and introduces himself as their granddad. Everyone is suspicious, but granddad brought them presents – and particularly those that […]

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Ede and the Treasure Hunters

Ede and the Treasure Hunters

by Simone Klages Holidays at last! Ede and his four siblings have great plans: they want to find the treasure that is marked on Grandpa Stokster’s treasure map. So they are off to Africa, because that’s where the treasure is supposed to be. In Namibia they meet grandpa’s relatives and have a lot of adventures. […]

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Make Way for Oswald! Desperately Se...

Make Way for Oswald! Desperately Seeking Santa

by Ina Krabbe  A fast-paced Christmas adventure about false Santas and flying reindeer Marek is angry! His mother is in New York, his uncle in the mountains and he is supposed to celebrate Christmas with his grandma. But then the freshly hewn Christmas tree turns out to be reindeer Oswald and Marek has got his […]

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iX-Mission Scrapyard

iX-Mission Scrapyard

by Ina Krabbe   A brilliant story about two boys, their friendship and the power of the imagination. Milo and Jannis accidentally witness an assault on old Geronimo in his scrapyard. Before Geronimo lapses into a coma, he asks the boys to look after iX and the others. But who on earth is iX? And who […]

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Monday is Back-to-front-cap-day

by Arne Rautenberg & Jens Rassmus Arne Rautenberg’s poems are fun! Even more so when he rhymes for children. He juggles sounds, words and crazy ideas until they form something new that encourages laughter and even reflection. This book contains 40 refreshingly unpedagogical poems that don’t care a straw what is supposed to belong into […]

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Sam Stripe and the Queen of Sheba

Sam Stripe and the Queen of Sheba

by Uwe Becker   Mrs. Beehive’s garden plot contains a treasure: three ripe “Queen-of-Sheba pears. But the valuable pieces of fruit are in danger! Sam Stripe and his colleagues, bat Shakira, bumblebee Fiffi, Mole, Fatspider, Ali and the Flipflops must guard the pears. This proves far from easy, as a circus has just pitched its tents […]

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Sam Stripe and the Mysterious Gold ...

Sam Stripe and the Mysterious Gold Scraper

by Uwe Becker   Holidays at last! Sam Stripe is looking forward to some quiet and relaxing days in Mrs. Beehive’s garden. But just then uncle Benn, officiating church mouse at St. Pistor, needs help: a mysterious gold scraper is scraping the gold off the picture frames and figurines at the church. And so Sam Stripe, […]

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Sam Stripe Hunts the Bird Thief

Sam Stripe Hunts the Bird Thief

by Uwe Becker  Strange things happen in Mrs. Beehive’s garden, the otherwise tranquil home of Sam Stripe: at first, the eggs of the breeding bird parents disappear and then the hatchlings are kidnapped! Sam Stripe is extremely worried. In the dive bar that is run by the shrew mouse behind the rain barrel, Sam Stripe and […]

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The Magic Times Table

The Magic Times Table

Chaos at the Wizards’ School  by Ina Krabbe Clarissa, Marlon and Elmar have to learn the multiplication table spells. Sheer horror—for Marlon in particular until he finds an old stone tablet in the school library at Castle Adracabadra. This stone tablet releases a mysterious amplifying spell and causes utter confusion at the school. The class […]

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If I Was a Pirate

If I Was a Pirate

by Karin Koch & André Rösler Pirates curse, they eat red runner beans with onions and garlic and their farts are as loud as a clap of thunder. Leander knows that when he sails the seas one day he will also be as wild as a pirate every now and then. His real life is […]

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Mia with the Hat

Mia with the Hat

by Karin Koch & André Rösler Abadi is new in Mia’s class, he’s from Africa. Mia likes him, because he is the only one who does not laugh at her old hat which she wears in memory of her grandfather. Mia and Abadi become friends. But one day, when Abadi is attacked by his classmates, […]

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A Cat is What I’d Like Best

A Cat is What I’d Like Best

by Karin Koch & André Rösler Fiona is an eight year old girl. She has got a dad who does the cooking, a mum who earns the money and a sister who is crazy about football. And she has got one heart’s desire: a cat! She would call it Minky and it would sleep in […]

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Emil Turns Seven

Emil Turns Seven

by Karin Koch & André Rösler  Emil doesn’t like broccoli, can spit cherry pits really far and can do puzzles like no one else: Emil will soon be seven years old. He lives with his mum, his dad no longer lives with them. Emil visits him sometimes and then they go on fantastic excursions. One […]

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The One Who Stayed Behind

The One Who Stayed Behind

by Annette Herzog  “Noras tongue was covered with dry dust. Luckily it wasn’t far to the trees where the satsumas grew. […] She ripped the peel off the first satsuma and pushed the whole satsuma into her mouth. Still chewing Nora grabbed the next one when she suddenly felt someone behind her. She turned round […]

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Mister Vam Series

Mister Vam Series

by Annette Herzog & Gergely Kiss Tough Times for Mister Vam (vol. 1)  [original title: Harte Zeiten für Mister Vam] New Hope for Mister Vam (vol. 2)  [original title: Neue Hoffnung für Mister Vam] And … Action, Mister Vam! (vol. 3)  [original title: Film ab, Mister Vam!] Mister Vam is not amused when he wakes […]

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Earthworm Days

Earthworm Days

by Antje Damm Ida is full of expectations when she goes to school on the first day. Who will she sit next to? She doesn’t yet know the other children. And all those new rules seem so unfamiliar. Then a boy is placed next to her – a boy! His name is Faruk and he […]

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Granddad’s Sandwiches

Granddad’s Sandwiches

by Antje Damm Granddad Hansel is coming to visit! Antje can hardly wait. Mum is already spending the whole day cleaning the house and Antje is putting together those things that she wants to show Granddad: her school report, for example, but also her new leather gloves. Then she will play her favourite games with […]

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Titus Rattlebag

Titus Rattlebag

by Ina Krabbe  It is rather special that Titus has two mothers. Not many can say that. And it may also be something special that he has a cat called goalkeeper. But the really special thing about Titus is that he is an inventor. An invention can be very handy when you happen to be […]

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