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MY GRANDMA, WORDS & I

written by Nikola Huppertz & illustrated by Elsa Klever

Mio’s Grandma is the guardian of words. She knows them all and Mio collects them.

But when Grandma slowly loses her speech, Mio steps into the cycle of generations and becomes the guardian of the words himself.

Hardback / 230 x 250 / 36 pages / Tulipan Verlag

TOKKI’S JOURNEY

written by Till Pensek & illustrated by Julia Neuhaus

Tokki needs to get some milk for his mother When the little alien’s engine breaks down, Tokki lands on Earth and goes in search of a new Schwups-compensator for his spaceship.Then begins a wonderfully amusing chain of events. RIGHTS SOLD: Danish.

Hardback / 230 x 250 / 36 pages / Tulipan Verlag

SLEEPING IS THE NICEST THING IN THE WORLD

written & illustrated by Miro Poferl

My parents say: “Sleeping is the nicest thing in the world”.

They stay in bed longer in the morning and take a snooze before supper.

I get up early, have breakfast, then visit my grandma.

But after a long day, when I lie between mum and dad sleeping is really the nicest thing in the world!

Hardback / 280 x 210 / 40 pages / Tulipan Verlag

Wilderness Next Door

written by Petra Postert & illustrated by Susanne Strasser

cover_wilderness-next-doorHow 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

Grandpa Meume & I

written by Maggie Schneider & illustrated by Eleanor Sommer

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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

Sloppy Slopowski Series

written by Brigitte Endres & illustrated by Antje Drescher (4 titles)

cover_schluri_schlampowski_72Edwin Goodman is a retired doll doctor who lives with curious housemates: Miss Fussy, the doll, Grumpy, the Bear and Roberto Tintin, a little robot.

They were abandoned long ago at the toy shop. One day, Mr. Goodman fishes a dirty and pitiful creature out of the creek. That’s when trouble starts.

Hardback / 245 x 170 / 82 pages / Tulipan Verlag

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Hotel Wunderbar

written by Jutta Nymphius & illustrated by Stephan Pricken

cover_hotel_wunderbar_72Since his mother passed away, nothing is the same. Mika’s father stays in his office all day and the Hotel Wonderful is empty and lifeless. If only things could be like they used to be !

When Mika meets Teddy, a homeless man and his dog Silvester, he decides on his own to offer them a room in secret. It seems that only his father is unaware of his little scheme. Inspired by a true story that took place in Brussels.

Hardback / 210 x 148 / 144 pages / Tulipan Verlag

Last Thursday I Saved the World Series

written by Antje Herden

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Kurt, Sandro and the Princess are special. Kurt wears thick glasses and is small but he practices Hapkido. The well-read Sandro stutters, but when hiding behind his long hair, he phrases the most excellent sentences. And the swearing Princess constantly has to tidy up her world. Without her, nobody would have noticed that something was very wrong. Also in the series: LAST MONDAY I BEAT THE EVIL and LAST WEDNESDAY I FREED THE FUTURE.

RIGHTS SOLD: Turkey; Korean
Paperback / 148 x 210 / 224 pages / Tulipan Verlag

 

Nautilus Dream

written by David Almond & illustrated by Dieter Wiesmüller
Nautilus coverThe creatures of the sea swim beneath bridges and past castles. They soar across spires and statues. Now the waters have risen and the whale, the shark, the dolphin and the octopus try to understand the meaning of empty cities, flooded temples and desolate highways searching in vain for mankind. Dive into a magical world …

RIGHTS SOLD: Italian

Hardback / 370 x 260 / 48 pages / Tulipan Verlag

 

Excursion with Bear

written by Constanze Semidei & illustrated by Volker Fredrich
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Leonard is pretty astonished when a huge paw lands on his shoulder at the zoo: “Will you walk a little with me?” the polar bear asks. Together they leave the zoo and hit the road. They drive to the harbour, eat curried sausage and play with the electric train at home. A perfect day out! RIGHTS SOLD: Japanese

Hardback / 230 x 250 / 36 pages / Tulipan Verlag