written by Brigitte Endres & illustrated by Antje Drescher (4 titles)
Edwin 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
written by Yaniv Heller & illustrated by Aviel Basil
What would you do if one day a real Power Monster popped out of the socket in your room? Would you run away? Or would you go with it on an electrifying adventure?
Yaniv Heller and his son Ido met a real Power Monster and discovered the electric energy that flows between the hearts of children and parents.
Hardback / 240 x 160 / 48 pages / Kinneret Publishing
written by Anne Maar & Illustrated by Manuela Olten
Nele loves to paint red roses, blue oceans and green grass. But the one colour she doesn’t like at all is yellow! And then aunt Lilly arrives with her birthday present: a yellow jumper of all things …
A wonderful series dealing with a number of key themes in children’s lives.
RIGHTS SOLD: Simplified Chinese & Dutch
Hardback / 210 x 148 / 48 pages / Tulipan Verlag
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
written & illustrated by Laurent Audouin
Follow Mathilde and her schoolmates to London, Paris, the sea, the Futuroscope, a discovery and ski trip. Mathilde writes down in her diary everything she does, learns and sees. A delightful series in a comics diary style packed with fun and well-searched facts and observations.
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written by Jennifer Wegerup & illustrated by Bettina Johansson
Charlotte plays soccer in a local all-girls soccer team called Ekby. They participate in a tournament called the Super Cup in another town and ends up in second place. Charlotte is very disappointed, and vows to win the Super Cup next year.
RIGHTS SOLD: Danish
Soccer is growing more popular among girls all over the world. But almost all soccer books are about boys! These books are based on the childhood memories of famous female soccer players and they are written by well-known Swedish sports journalists. Continue reading
written by Anneli Khayati & illustrated by Mikael Sjömilla
COURAGE WITH WILMA AND HAPPY W- Wilma is in a wheel chair and she is using her wheels, instead of her legs, to go around. It is Saturday and Wilma and Happy are playing soccer. Happy kicks the ball really hard and by accident into the garden of an angry woman. Now they have to use their courage and act fast. IBBY’s outstanding book!
TOGETHER WITH WILMA AND HAPPY – When Wilma comes back to school after being ill, nothing is like it used to be. Happy does not wait for her when the bell rings but runs off with Sandra. Continue reading
COWBOY KLAUS AND HIS PIG LISA written by Eva Muszynski & illustrated by Karsten Teich
Cowboy Klaus and his pig Lisa are living on a farm in the Wild West. Every time Cowboy Klaus needs to do his shopping he has to pull on a diving suit because of all the cactuses growing around the farm. The cactuses are protecting the farm, of course, but on the other hand there is hardly anyone who drops by the farm to visit the two of them. So life on the farm is getting a bit lonely. But then one day Cowboy Klaus has an idea…
Rights Sold: Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Dutch, Norwegian, French, Polish, Estonian
PRINCESS FIBI AND THE DRAGON written by Gudrun Likar & illustrated by Sabine Büchner
Fibi is tired of being a princess. She’s dreaming of adventures and heroic actions. When a bad-tempered dragon terrifies the kingdom of her mother, Fibi’s opportunity has come to prove her courage. Bravely she tackles the monster about its misbehaviour…
RIGHTS SOLD: Korean, Dutch, Norwegian and Turkish.
Gudrun Likar studied theater and German in Vienna. She is a writer, translator, proofreader and photographer. Continue reading
THEO AND THE PATCHWORK BEAR written by Martin Klein & illustrated by Manuela Olten
Theo, Nils and Henry can hardly wait: For the first time they are going on a school trip. They know it will be fun: hiking, teasing the girls, staying up late and just being spunky boys. Of course Theo can’t admit that he never ever has been away from home without his huge and much beloved patchwork bear Arno. The next morning Theo turns up with a really enormous bag.
RIGHTS SOLD: Korean; Spanish (Spain & Mexico); Portuguese (Brazil).