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Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothin

Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare’s most prominent romantic comedy about love, envy, intrigues and happiness: The lovely hero and the nobleman Claudio want to marry, but the villain Don Juan envies their happiness and plots to ruin their wedding plans … retold by Barbara Kindermann & illustrated by Almud Kunert Magical, impressive images and the perceptively renarrated text wonderfully […]

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Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dre

Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream

Fairies do mischief with four love-sick Athenians wandering through a forest one midsummernight.   Many misunderstandings, bewitched situation and emotional chaos ensue—will love be found in the end? retold by Barbara Kindermann & illustrated by Almud Kunert Splenid! is what Shakespeare would say. – LUCHS Jury Barbara Kindermann retells the story … in her own words, […]

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Who is Miró Again?

Who is Miró Again?

An expedition through the famous Spanish artist’s world … Find out what makes Miró such a prolific artist! Was this famous Spanish artist especially fond of certain colours? What does Surrealism mean and how can we identify it in his art? by Britta Benke For curious children who love to draw and paint Wonderful exploration […]

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Who is Matisse again?

Who is Matisse again?

An approximation to the genius French painter who was firstly taken for a “Fauve”: What makes Henri Matisse so unique? Which colours did he prefer? And what does “Fauve” even mean and which role does it play in his work? by Britta Benke For curious children who love to draw and paint Wonderful exploration of […]

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Who is Kandinsky Again?

Who is Kandinsky Again?

A vivid journey exploring the Russian expressionist’s techniques and ideas: What is unique about Wassily Kandinsky? Was this famous Russian artist especially fond of certain colours? Which geometrical figures can we discover in his pictures again and again? by Britta Benke For curious children who love to draw and paint Wonderful exploration of art: Provides […]

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Who is Picasso Again?

Who is Picasso Again?

What makes this remarkable Spanish painter and his work so special? What about these figures and signs do we see over and over again in his works? And what other materials besides paint-brush or colours did he work with? by Britta Benke For curious children who love to draw and paint Wonderful exploration of art: […]

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Africa – the Story of a Multicolour

Africa – the Story of a Multicoloured Continent

by Lutz van Dijk Africa—with 54 states, more than 1,000 languages and the youngest population of the world—is multicoloured and multifaceted, age-old and modern. This diversity is rarely addressed in Europe’s narrative about the “dark continent”. It clings to the fairy-tale of Africa’s lack of history and political insignificance with incredible tenacity. Current media portraits […]

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From the Stars to Morning Dew

From the Stars to Morning Dew

A Voyage of Discovery through the Natural World by Jens Soentgen Jens Soentgen’s voyage through nature stretches right through, from top to bottom, from macrocosm to microcosm. In doing so, the natural scientist and philosopher accomplishes something rare: he describes the phenomena he encounters with impressive subject-specific knowledge and romantic enthusiasm. Unearthing magnificent stories from […]

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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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