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Pale Hannes

written & illustrated by Steffen Gumpert

When Joris learns that his biologist parents are planning to spend a few days on a desolate island, he is everything but enthusiastic. They want to research birds and plants and Joris has to join them. On board the ship that takes them to the small island, the Captain tells Joris that there is a ghost that has scared many tourists almost to death. Joris is thrilled and decides to track the ghost. A creepy-exciting graphic novel for small adventurers and ghost fans.

RIGHTS SOLD: Spanish (Latin America), Dutch

Paperback / 170 x 245 / 64 pages / Tulipan Verlag

Awfully Nice Things

written & illustrated by Miriam Zedelius
A witty wordless book featuring short scenes from daily life – family luck, counting sheep to fall asleep, love letter … with a funny and unexpected twist. Miriam Zedelius studied illustration in Liepzig and Granada.

Hardback / 195 x 180 / 64 pages / Tulipan Verlag


I Want to Comfort You

written by Jochen Till & illustrated by Zapf
Everyone likes to be happy and it is most enjoyable when everybody is happy.  But that rarely happens and sometimes one can feel sad because something didn’t work out or something nice broke. In those instances a hug is needed – as simple as that. A touching story about comforting moments for all of us.
RIGHTS SOLD: French (Canada), Bulgarian & Korean
Hardback / 44 pages / 20 cm x 20 cm / Tulipan Verlag


Kippenberger & Caepsele
Zoe and Eddi are playing football when suddenly Eddi has to wee!” “We have just come down from the fifth floor.”

Mrs Lamprecht lives on the ground floor so Eddi accepts her offer to use her toilets. But her toilets are smelly as her husband forgot to flush.

Hardback / 230 x 250 / 40 pages / Tulipan Verlag


written by Sara Trofa & illustrated by Elsa Klever

Victor has been a taxi driver for a long time. And one day Victor gets bored and decides to play a nice trick on his passengers. The old lady asks to go to the hairdresser’s and Victor takes her to Luna Park – she can’t remember the last time she had so much fun! The next day a kid asks to be driven to Luna Park and Victor drives him to the library. A fun story with unexpected destinations.

Hardback / Tulipan Verlag


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


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


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


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