written by Petra Postert & illustrated by Susanne Strasser
How can summer holidays be so unbearably bleak? Mathis finds no variety in the blistering heat. “Come on up, I will show you my garden!” Suddenly calls out a strange girl sitting on his garden wall. The girl named Majella, turns out to be his neighbour. And Majella wants nothing more than an adventure. Mathis pulls himself together and climbs over the wall. Henceforth begins for both a long journey of discovery through the front yard, past the rose hedges, Between thick trees and tall grass they discover in this vast wild garden a small cottage. In no time this summer holidays are the best of their lives. Continue reading
written by Maggie Schneider & illustrated by Eleanor Sommer
Emma is nine years old and in fourth grade. Grandpa Meume is eighty five and sitting all day in a chair. The two used to laugh a lot and grandpa always had time for Emma. But now grandpa looks down and sad. So Emma comes up with “first-aid program” to bring colour back into his life. A comforting book about parting, inter-generational relationships and a new sense of responsibility for others.
GRANDPA MEUME & I is the part of KLEINER ROMAN SERIES aimed at 8-10 year-old readers – a fast-growing series with quality stories and a distinctive design. Continue reading
written & illustrated by Antje Damm
Frida dreams of the big wide world especially of Africa. Without hesitation, she writes to her mother a farewell letter and goes on an adventure. Brave Frida is heading south but there aren’t any elephants in sight until she discovers a mysterious shop called “Little Africa” and finally reaches her goal.
LITTLE AFRICA is the first title in KLEINER ROMAN SERIES aimed at 8-10 year-old readers – a fast-growing series with quality stories and a distinctive design. It covers topics such as self-discovery and self-awareness during the transition years between childhood and adolescence. Continue reading