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The Five Aces - Starting Shot

A Sports/Crime Adventure


In only a few days' time the international school will play host to almost 1,000 participants from a total of ten different schools for the mini-Olympics! And it goes without saying that the five friends are training more intensively than ever before. But even on the first day strange things ...
Rights sold: Slovenia, Spain (cat.), Turkey
Volume: 1

Being First.

Records from the Animal World

Who is faster - the Atlantic sailfish or a windsurfer? Which animals can hear with their feet? And which species is the noisiest? The animal world produces unbelievable records and amazing facts. Here they are explained in an amusing manner and presented visually - sometimes in quiz format, as ...

The Foundling Fox

How the Little Fox Found a Mother

A vixen finds a fox cub that has gotten lost in the forest and carries it all the way home to her fox-earth where she lives with three cubs of her own. Her curious neighbour is anxious to see the new guest, but as the mother fox tries to pick it out, she realizes that she can no longer distinguish ...
Rights sold: France, South Korea, Israel, India (Bengali language), Spain (cat., cast.), South America, Arab language, Bulgaria, PR China, Turkey, Russia

Friends of the Night

Being friends with Lea is rather special. She always has the craziest ideas - and she can always rely on her friend Jojo to help put them into action. But when she turns up in his garden on Midsummer's Night urging him to make a celebratory solstice fire on the banks of the river, he ...

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Nefertiti in Danger

Egypt, 1334BC: On the death of Pharaoh Akhenaten, his wife Nefertiti is ordained to take his place on the throne until such times as her little son Tutankhamun is old enough to become pharaoh himself. But these plans are thwarted by the forces of evil: Nefertiti disappears - but ...


A Little Knight at Half Past Three

It had just struck half past three when the little knight came crashing into Theo's life - stinking of dragon breath and riding on a guinea pig…

What's this? A knight, small as a child's boot, slap-bang in the middle of Theo's front yard! A ...


First Day Fun!

Patterns, doodles and crafts for the first day at school

The perfect gift for first-graders

Your first day at school is a very special event - so it needs to be celebrated in style and recorded for posterity! This book is sure to make this significant milestone unforgettable. What did you do? Who did you meet and ...


The Bewildered Romans

A time-travel story for you to help solve

In order to escape the excruciating boredom of six weeks' summer holiday, Tim uses his Teletimer to travel to the era of the Roman Empire. The little time machine is working perfectly and before he knows it, Tim becomes Timotheus, who is about to be taken on as assistant to Nikodemus, the ...


Floretta the Girl Knight

Riding and hunting and going on adventurous quests - that's what Floretta imagines life would be like out there in the big wide world. But what use is a castle and all the trappings of knighthood to the daughter of one-eyed robber baron Oswald von Wolkenstein when her father never ...


The Alchemist's Son

An adventure on the Camino de Santiago

The first encounter between Marie, the miller's maidservant, and Jakob, the son of Parisian scholar Nicolas Flamel, is ill-fated. Jakob was travelling with his father on the pilgrim's path to Santiago de Compostela, but they got separated when they were ambushed by robbers. Jakob ...


The Five Aces - Cold Shock

Michael is into ice hockey in a big way, but unfortunately the only team in the area consists entirely of the odious Grünheimers. After much to-ing and fro-ing, he agrees to join them, and it goes without saying that the Five Aces all come to watch the first game. But not long after the ...


Bone Robbers on the Orinoco

An adventure with Alexander von Humboldt

11-year-old Pedro and former slave boy Abasi are travelling along the Orinoco River in the company of the explorer Alexander von Humboldt and his companion Aimé Bonpland. Their destination is the bone cave of Ataruipe, a sacred tribal burial ground that is beset by mysterious and eerie stories.