Written by Petra Postert
Fourteen-year-old Jacob, has lost the key to the fisherman’s guild chest. Now everyone in the small village will think he was trying to steal something. His stepbrother Georg had already left the region several years ago for the “Promised Land,” America. Jacob also decides to go on the dangerous journey, along the wild and untamed current towards Rotterdam, where the big ships leave.
Hardback / 148 x 210 mm / 268 pages / Tulipan Verlag
Written by Nikola Huppertz
Magali Weill is much too tall for a 13-year-old, so she chooses to be in the background whenever she can. Instead of playing the main role in her own life, she prefers to watch the habits of her neighbours, which Magali records in her “Diary of everyone else”.
Hardback / 148 x 210 mm / 200 pages / Tulipan Verlag
Written by Lilli L’Arronge
Tomke keeps a diary. He hardly ever feels like talking. His parents send him to occupational therapy, logotherapy, a discussion group, and a relaxation through self-hypnosis group. But Tomke needs a break. After all, he is not stupid. He just stutters, so what?
Hardback / 148 x 210 mm / 108 pages / Tulipan Verlag
Written by Mavisel Yener and illustrated by Volkan Akmeşe
The Little Prince’s planet, Asteroid B612, is entirely covered with baobab trees. But what if the future of the asteroid is at stake? The Little Prince sets out to find a solution across the galaxy to save his only home. He travels through Worm Tunnels and discovers many truths about seeds, bees, and biodiversity.
Paperback / 135 x 195 mm / 112 pages / Redhouse Kidz
Written by Cecilia Rihs and illustrated by Jennifer Berglund
Christmas is under threat! Someone is destroying Christmas trees, Gingerbread dough and packages disappear. Lina and Pepper must save Christmas! An exciting and fast-paced story that takes place in a sparkling and colorful winter landscape. Read a chapter a day until Christmas.
Hardback / 155 x 215 mm / 120 pages / Olika Forlag
Written by Anja Gatu and illustrated by Johanna Zverzina
Zećira is joining a football team. It’s edgy! But not as easy as she thought. Why doesn’t everyone want to win as much as she does? And why does Naomi get mad at her when she also wants to be a goalie? Inspired by the current World Cup’s Swedish national team goalkeeper Zećira Mušović.
Hardback / 150 x 210 mm / 98 pages / Olika Forlag
Written and Illustrated by Lindsay Littleson
Sometimes the flavour of life is change. Luca has always relied on his Nonna, but she starts acting strangely. Then, Luca’s aunt threatens to close the family’s ice-cream cafe. Luca decides to enter a city-wide recipe competition: if he wins, maybe the publicity will save the cafe and his dream of a future.
Paperback / 130 x 198 mm / 208 pages / Floris Books
Written and Illustrated by Christopher Mackie
This fantasy debut novel is set above a flooded Earth, on the floating island of Bastion, where magic has allowed the last of the world’s inhabitants to survive. It stars an unforgettable band of misfits, including Kurt the giant mushroom, Flicker the gemstone faerie, wood-nymph twins and a gruff, shapeshifting wolf.
Paperback / 130 x 198 mm / 288 pages / Floris Books
Written by Ilona Łepkowska and illustrated by Dorota Prończuk
Irmo is a wonderful terrier. We follow his story from the moment he was adopted, through his whole life full of fun and love, until his departure over the rainbow bridge. A warm book that helps children with the painful situation of the death of a beloved pet.
Hardback / 200 x 265mm / 64 pages / Dwukropek
Written by Vários Autores and illustrated by Mauricio Negro
An unforgettable and beautifully illustrated anthology of twelve indigenous stories and retellings by contemporary Brazilian native women. The (re)tellings are based on dreams, community experiences, stories and lifestyles that are passed on through generations.
They are also based on the contemplation of rivers, animals, plants, stars, the Sun, the encantados. In short, all human and non human beings…
Paperback / 157 x 220 mm / 144 pages / Companhias das Letras