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 ...
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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 (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

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, Norway

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

An Incredible Christmas

24 Mystery Tours All Round the World

Amazing Christmas puzzles from around the world for you to help to solve

Father Christmas has lost his notebook, which contains all the information about Christmas customs in other countries. This is a real disaster! So Helge the reindeer is sent off on a ...


But I’m Not Sleepy Yet

The never-sleepy marmot


Mommy and Daddy Marmot are desperately trying to get their little one to sleep. After all, marmots love to sleep! All of them except this one, that is. After every bedtime story, he cries out "Just one more!" And after every good night kiss, he is wide awake.

Rights sold: Italy (Edizioni EL)

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 ...
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The Blackbird Pirate

"I'm not a crow, and I'm no rook either. I'm a mynah bird and my name is Padde." He's witty and clever; he can roar like a tiger and swear like a sailor. The wily bird has travelled all the way from the Indian jungle to Hamburg. In Schulte's pet shop, a little girl names him the Blackbird Pirate ...
Rights sold: PR China; English (worldwide)

Dream Jumper

What would happen if someone sold your dreams?
Leon discovers that he can secretly slip into other people's dreams without being noticed. And not only that - he finds himself immersed in a secret, hidden world. For many millennia, Morpheus and his two siblings have been ...