The Fuzzy Bear Omnibus

The hardcover edition of the two Fuzzy Bear books contains all four-colour illustrations by Reinhard Michl as used for the big picture book edition. A little brown teddy bear fears that his owner Benjamin loves his new white teddy bear more than him and decides to leave. Luckily, White Bear and ...
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Fuzzy Bear

With illustrations in colour by Reinhard Michl

Brown Fuzzy Bear lives with Benjamin in his room. He sleeps in Benjamin's bed and gets up with him in the morning. "I am so fond of you" says Benjamin to Fuzzy Bear. "I like you, too," Fuzzy Bear replies.

One morning, they play near the little brook next to their house. There is a white ...
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I, Hannibal, the Flea

Just a tiny flea with great courage

There must be more to life than working, drinking, and sleeping, thinks Hannibal, the admired star of the flea circus. And before you can blink twice, he jumps to freedom. But in the real world, he's nothing more than a pest who has to be ...


Jutta Bücker

One More Time ... With Heinz

You are always told it is time to stop just when everything is perfect. How mean! But if you stubbornly keep demanding "Just one more!", Mommy or Daddy might give in and listen to your request.
The girl in this board book discovers that this approach is at least worth trying. After all, ...


Hans-Christian Schmidt

A Meadow for Everyone

Just imagine … You are a sheep, and life is going well for you. You live among other sheep on a lovely meadow. You have enough to eat, and there's no reason for you to ever feel scared. Everything is good.

Then one day, a strange sheep arrives from across the sea. It is in great need. If ...


Lena Zeise

The Real Lives of Farm Animals

How do farm animals really live?

The lives of farm animals no longer look anything like what is depicted in most picture books. Laughing piglets and joyously frolicking cows on green meadows? Not quite. It is high time for children to have an honest fact book about this very ...


Monika Osberghaus, Horst Klein

Everyone’s Disabled

Anyone who is reading this is disabled!

Yes, even you! This book brings the bloated division of "challenged" here and "normal" there to an end. This topic relates to all of us: Anna has Down's Syndrome, Mareike is academically gifted, Julien is the the biggest brat who has ever ...

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Tanja Székessy

Mio Was Here!

Every Child in Their Own World

As the class animal of the first grade, life is never boring for stuffed penguin Mio. Now he is being allowed to spend a night with each of the children in his class! The experiences are different everywhere he goes. At Hugo's house, Mio is allowed ...


Werner Holzwarth

Not Afraid of Anything?

Wild and witty: the fun, new book about fear with a high entertainment factor Children's fears can be quite large. Fortunately though, they diminish whenever you talk about them. In Werner Holzwarth's newest picture book, children try to outdo each other in their descriptions of their ...

Over There

When your parents were young and Germany was divided in two

Kalter Hund cakes and prefab buildings over here, gum and townhouses over there


Max and Maya are cousins. They like each other. They enjoy playing cowboys and Indians, and eating vanilla ice cream. They could do so many things together, but the border between East and ...


Katharina von der Gathen

Tell me some more facts of life

More real-life questions from children on a fascinating topic

Do animals go through puberty, too?

You might think that Explain It to Me had already covered everything on this subject,but some things were missing: the elementary school children with whom Katharina von der Gathen works keep throwing new question slips into the ...

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Moni Port

The Sleepless Book

A Children's Book about Restlessness


When you can't go to sleep at night, the strangest thoughts often appear.
The pictures and concepts swing between fears and wishes, between fact and fantasy. Moni Port draws us in with her unique narration and collage ...