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.
Pärt and his dad have finished shopping and are queuing to pay. Suddenly, Dad notices that he has forgotten something. ”Stay here, Pärt!,” says Dad. But the line is moving fast and Pärt has to put things on the conveyer belt. A series about uncomfortable situations familiar to all children.
written by Marcin Pałasz and illustrated by Monika Suska
We meet a group of friendly monsters who live on the edge of the Gloomy Forest. They spend their time baking buns and eating candies. There is almost nothing that could disturb them. Almost… as there is also this crazy duck who wears a tutu and believes she is an opera diva.
Mathilde and her schoolmates are going on a school field trip – this time let’s go underground! During a week they learn about speleology, life in caves and what comes with it – bats and darkness, silence, mood… An exciting new title in this successful charming series about school trips. Also in the series; London, Paris, skiing, seaside and expedition.
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 Jutta Nymphius & illustrated by Susanne Göhlich
Maja needs to spend the night alone in hospital after falling from the swing. Even worse, the girl she is sharing the room with is crying and complaining. When later in the evening, something is moving outside the window, both girls get scared. It is a white cat which is trying to shelter form the rain. But are cats allowed in hospitals? A small adventure begins in which the girls slowly start to get to know each other.
written by Anja Gatu & illustrated by Maria Källström
An inspiring story based on the childhood of the internationally acclaimed Swedish football player Kosovare Asllani. Kosse loves playing football, but how can she improve her technique if no one wants to practise with her? Her brothers think she’s too small. Her best friend Emma thinks football is boring. It all changes when Kosse and her classmates are picked to represent their school in a local football tournament. RIGHTS SOLD: Danish.
written by Nihan Temiz & illustrated by Şebnem Aydın Gündüz
Two elderly meerkats move into a forest hut from their overly crowded underground house. Their new house is just as they’ve dreamt of – in a clearing with a great view. Granny Meerkats organize a party to meet the forest animals but they make a huge mistake on the invitations, which leads to a surprisingly funny outcome. GRANNY MEERKATS THROW A PARTY includes three easy-to-read funny stories. Second title to be published in 2018. Redhouse Kidz / Paperback / 170 x 200 / 60 pages
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 →