Case Closed?!

Forty mini detective stories to be solved

Although Gitta Gurke and Kalle Bohne are very good private detectives, they would welcome some help. You can assist them in solving forty different mysteries, but don't think it is going to be easy. You will have to watch very carefully for visual clues. You will be required to figure out some ...
Rights sold: PR China

Hanno Draws Himself a Dragon

With illustrations in black and white by Mary Rahn

Hanno had been looking forward to going to school, but his classmates make fun of him because he is too fat. This depresses him terribly; he doesn't do his homework or have fun playing. On his way home from school, he sits down on a park bench and begins to draw figures in the sand with a little stick.
Rights sold: Spain (cast., cat., basque), Japan, Korea, Rhaeto-Romance, Turkey, PR China

Never Alone

Johann, Nick, Florian and Mark are best friends. They have been inseparable for nearly ten years. But somewhere along the line, something has subtly changed. They have all begun to notice how different they are, and realise that each of them needs to grow up in their own way. But what is the ...


Penguins and Pack Ice – The Polar Regions


Our past and our future are buried beneath the ice.

The ice-cap in the Arctic and Antarctic has always played a crucial role in the earth's complex eco-system. So this 740,000-year old ice contains valuable information about the climatic changes which took place in the ...
Rights sold: Czech Republic

Katharina von der Gathen

Tell Me

Everything children really want to know about sex-and aren't afraid to ask

How much sex education do primary school children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And what exactly is it that children want to know? When teaching primary school classes about the human ...

Rights sold: English language, Spain (cast., cat.), Latvia, Taiwan, Korea, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Serbia, Poland, Sweden, Denmark

Wilfried von Bredow

Faster, Lola, Faster! And Other Stories That End With A Bang

A rhyming picture book with four-colour illustrations by Anke Kuhl

All the best stories end in disaster, don't they? If, like most kids, you love tales where everything goes wrong, you'll enjoy every moment of Faster, Lola, Faster! Described in a beguiling combination of breezy rhymes and bloodcurdling pictures, here are seven episodes from everyday life - all ...

Rights sold: Spain (cast., cat.), PR China

Hanno Draws Himself a Dragon

With illustrations in black and white by Mary Rahn

Hanno had been looking forward to going to school, but his classmates make fun of him because he is too fat. This depresses him terribly; he doesn't do his homework or have fun playing. On his way home from school, he sits down on a park bench and begins to draw figures in the sand with a little stick.
Rights sold: Italy, Greece, France, Israel, Spain (cat., cast., basque), Japan, Korea, Romania, Turkey

Quick! Wake Up the Sloth!

Everyone loves Stanley, the sloth

Finn, Zoe and Henry are more than a little astonished when one day a sloth swings into the kitchen. And what a sloth it is! Stanley's charm doesn't just stem from his friendly, laid-back demeanor; he is a cunning soccer player (in slow motion, of ...


I, Caesar, and the Roman Gang

Live from Ancient Rome

A very different Ancient Rome

All Hell has broken loose in Hades. The ancient Romans are outraged at the people of today and their dull half-lies about their glory years. In this book, Romulus, Caesar and Nero, and their many friends and foes are finally able to speak for themselves.

Rights sold: Czech Republic, PR China, Poland, Hungary

Ocean City I

Until the very last second

Ocean City floats out on the open sea, a modern, ecologically optimized floating city at the turn of the 22nd century. Everyone's needs are taken care of at the highest level possible - assuming that each person works their average twelve-hour day in service to the system. The common currency ...

Rights sold: Dutch language
Volume: 1

Pirate Stoertebeker’s Treasure

As Benno, George, Jan and Jutta go on a secret sailing trip to find a hidden treasure on one of the many unoccupied islands in the River Elbe, they get involved in more and more adventurous events. With a special task and numerous maps, they get across some shady crooks. On top of it all, they ...

You’re in it, too

Kim is fifteen, and going through a hard time with her parents' divorce. She's anything but a bookworm, but one day she attends a school reading-and every word the author reads seems to be about her! It feels a bit like déjà vu-it's like the visiting author is re-telling Kim's life story. Without ...
Rights sold: Spain (cast.), France, Russia