Kay seems to be out of favour with everyone and since his father has lost his job, it isn’t pleasant at home. As he is almost suspended from school, his German teacher wants to give him a last chance. From now on, Kay needs to take care of a special-needs child, Greta.
Giraffe Gawkie wonders: Why are there so many leaves on the ground? Jona explains that fall is coming – but Gawkie simply doesn’t understand what »fall« means. Oh dear, Gawkie does not know the four seasons! Time for Jona to help him! A playful story for very first readers.
Hollie lives with her grandmother in a small Swedish town. Her parents are on the road a lot and she dreams of a real family life. When she meets Fox things start changing. Hollie now has a real friend. But Hollie misses her parents and Fox longs for the forest. It cannot go on like that and Hollie decides to do something.
After hearing the delightful song of a nightingale, the king demands from his servants to bring the bird to his palace. But once caged, the bird won’t sing any more although the king makes every imaginable effort. It takes the words of the wise man to make the king understand just what the bird was missing. A plea for tolerance and freedom.
For Peckie, the oxpecker, Jimmy the rinho, is the biggest hero. Together they experience countless adventures and Peckie can no longer imagine a life without his Jimmy grows weaker and one day he settles down forever. Peckie makes new friends and never tires of telling stories of Jimmy. By the author of the best seller The Story of The Little Mole.
Petra Postert When Josy’s grandfather passes away, she inherits his beehive. At first, Josy is confused. Bees have not exactly been her favourite pets up to now. But after a while, with the help of the elderly Alma, her grandfather’s friend, she discovers her love for the little buzzing creatures. Shortlisted for the French- German Youth Literature Prize 2018.
Kai Pannen Ugulu is bored – together with his sister Mim, he always has to collect mushrooms for the winter because his family thinks that he is too slim to go hunting. As Ugulu decides to build a trap to catch a mammoth, Rondur, the leader of the clan, falls inside the hole. And as the siblings find a little wolf and take it home, Rondur is even less amused.
written by Alexander Eichhorn and illustrated by Birgit Schössow
Most of the classic Yoga exercises – Asanas – are named after animals. And indeed, many of them are self-explanatory: The cat arches its back, the cobra raises its upper body and the lion roars. In a playful way, children are introduced to yoga-positions which support body awareness, concentration and fantasy.
written by Andrea Schomburg & illustrated by Dorothee Mahnkopf Why sport is great? That’s obvious: Because there is so much more to it than the aspect of winning: It is fun no matter whether you are sporty or not. From the trampoline to the moon it is just one jump and the clim-bing wall turns into Mount Everest…