Tag Archives: Tulipan Verlag


Written by Valentina Brüning

Just as things are finally going well for Fritzi, Jannik thinks that they need to “talk.“ Fritzi fears for her relationship with her first “real boyfriend”. Has she done something wrong? And Fritzi’s parents are having their first real crisis and want to start family therapy.

Hardback / 148 x 210 mm  / 224 pages / Tulipan Verlag




Written by Kai Pannen

It’s spring and spider Carl and house-fly Bisy decide to leave the tropics and set sail to a more tempered climate. But instead of bobbing across the water with a light breeze, a fierce storm comes up and the high waves wash all the supplies, the compass and the sea chart overboard.

Hardback / 148 x 210 mm  / 224 pages / Tulipan Verlag


Written by Sigrid Zeevaert

Jella, an old friend of Greta’s mother, has invited them to spend a few days in their summer house. Jonah, Jella’s son, gives Greta the cold shoulder and disappears for hours at a time. Another day, he defends Greta as the boys try to make fun of her. A story about exclusion, racism and first love by award-winner Sigrid Zeevaert.

Hardback / 148 x 210 mm / 240 pages / Tulipan Verlag




Written and Illustrated by Hendrik Jonas

Little Teddy has had enough of sitting in a box in the attic. There must be something waiting for him outside. He eventually reaches the city and rests in a bus. As the conductor approaches, little Teddy gets scared and jumps into a bag next to him. Inside the bag, a surprise awaits him: little Rabbit.

Hardback / 280 x 230 mm / 48pages / Tulipan Verlag


Written by Alwin Freudenberg and illustrated by Tobias Krejtschi

Shh! I know something. Listen to this: Once there was a giant Timpetu. The poor fellow has – oh horror! – swallowed a mouse in his sleep at night. Now Timpetu has a belly ache. illustrated by multi-awarded Tobias Krejtschi and written by Alwin Freudenberg an early 20th century German pedagogue and author.

Board Book / 200 x  160 mm / 324 pages / Tulipan Verlag


Written by Frauke Angel and illustrated by Mehrdad Zaeri

Luna Debora Gretel Victoria! Who has so many names? The girl with the freckles and the funny pigtails. Not only does she have four names, but she also has four mothers. A touching tale about the many forms of motherhood illustrated by Mehrdad Zaeri, shortlisted for the German Youth Literature Prize 2017 and nominated for the 2023 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Hardback / 280 x 230 mm / 36 pages / Tulipan Verlag


Written by Jutta Nymphius

Karli is annoyed. His father really thinks he can take part in a wheelchair race with his old, crappy wheelchair. His mother tries to invent useful devices instead of doing the household. Why can’t people around him be as “normal” and average as his best friend Robin and his family?

Jutta Nymphius has enthused us with her ability to absolutely believably describe the world through the eyes of a pubescent boy. At the same time, she equips this world with all kinds of supposed obstacles, which later turn out to be nothing more than reality [… ].From the of the jury for the Hamburg Literature Award 2021

Hardback / 148 x 210 / 200 pages / Tulipan Verlag 12+




Written by Salah Naoura and Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup

Mrs. Suzette lives in a house on a bridge. She loves to play the flute and she has a good heart. When one day, she finds a little boy, she takes him in and raises him. Bastian turns out to become just as good-hearted as Suzette.

Over time, he saves a dog, a parrot, a goat and other animals. But as the house gets louder and louder, the neighbours are getting increasingly annoyed.

Rights sold: French, Dutch and Portuguese

Hardback / 210 x 280 mm / 32 pages / Tulipan Verlag


Written by Bettina Obrecht and Illustrated by Julie Völk

Grandma, what is it like to be old? While you like laughing or dancing or singing no matter how old you are, other things like the perception of time or expectations you have might be different depending on your age. In a dialogue between grandchild and grandmother, Bettina Obrecht raises philosophical questions about age.

Rights sold: Korean, Simplified and Complex Chinese

Hardback / 210 x 280 mm / 40 pages / Tulipan Verlag


Written and Illustrated by Antje Damm

A lady walks her dog. Everything is peaceful. Until the dog senses something and pulls the leash – triggering a chain reaction in the most literal sense. By award-winner Antje Damm: Prix Chronos, The Ten 2018 New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Books, White Ravens 2021.

Board Book / 200 x  200 mm / 30 pages / Tulipan Verlag