Super Pug and the Cheeky Dachshund Heist

What Helge really wanted was a dangerous pet like a snake or crocodile. Instead, he got a pug for his birthday. A fat and boring pug. But then, a rotten sausage gives Helge’s pug superhero powers. And right away, the heroic team gets to work. They have to stop Dr. Clockpoison! The crook developed a…

Super Pug and the Daredevil Contest

Helge is in desperate need of cash so that he can buy the hottest sneakers in town. In order to help his friend, Super Pug takes part in the Samurai-Super-Show. But then the two super villains Dr. Clockpoison and Madame Magenta burst into the arena to take revenge on Helge and Super Pug. And they…

Town Bear

When the bear wakes up one day, the forest seems strangely empty to him. Where are the other animals? “They’ve all moved into town”, explains the hawk. “There are heated caves, delicious food and, above all, no hunters!” The bear likes the sound of this and he sets off to roam the streets in town….

Mac Stink and the Monstrous Nessie

Camping at Loch Ness?! Scary! Mac Stink is appalled: Finn, his favourite human, wants to go camping and fishing at Loch Ness. When every child knows that a huge monster lives in that lake! Surely, the monster will consider Finn to be a yummy snack. One thing is clear for Mac Stink, he has to…

Chlodwig

If the new kid at school is called Chlodwig, then he is bound to have a hard time. And if, on top of that he wears his hair parted and polished shoes, he is most likely brilliant at maths, but absolutely no good at playing football. And that‘s exactly how it is with Chlodwig. The…

The Wild House of Animals: The Drama-Lama

When guinea pig Maffi drops from the removals van—cage and all—her world falls apart. No food, no home, cars everywhere– where should she go? Utterly exhausted, she seeks refug in an empty house. But this isn’t any old house—it is the Wild House! All sorts of different wild animals live here, who regularly run special…

The Little Prince Celebrates Christmas

Many years have passed since the Little Prince left Earth … The Little Prince returns – at Christmas. He is looking for the pilot. On Earth, he learns a lot about Christmas and even more about people. However, he does not find the pilot, but hears about his death. Deeply saddened, he tries to come…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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!…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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,…

Leo’s Wild Adventures – Dinosaur Alarm

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 a long time?…

How We Saved Christmas Once

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 Janni want and that’s why the…

A Houseboat for Wolf

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 and just won’t clear…

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….

Mac Stink and the Ordinarily Special Pants

Mac Stink 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 Stink tries to unravel the mystery of…

A Knot in the Trunk

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 party to which a lion has been…

A Monument for Mrs. Hasenohr

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 dough—it would just be enough to…

Did Jesus Play Football?

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 do? Fred suddenly remembers Zacchaeus from…

This Is Minna!

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 tummy to such a degree that…

You Must Not Kiss Dragons

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 which leads to her being cursed…

You Must Not Cook Dragons

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 Jaromir dart for the adventure where…

The Little Lion and the Little Clown

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 hair cut, but couldn’t sit still…

We Have Won the Lottery!

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 life more difficult. An amusing story,…

Tilda and the Scent of the World

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 to time. Tilda always immediately opens…

Ede and the Meerkat Gang

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 they have been…

Ede and the Treasure Hunters

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. When they attempt…

If I Was a Pirate

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 far from exciting: speech therapy on…

Emil Turns Seven

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 day, a strange man lies in…

Earthworm Days

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 managed to get…

Granddad’s Sandwiches

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 him and listen…

Titus Rattlebag

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 stuck with a…