The Mummy's Secret

Egypt, in the year 2 BC: Hekab, the father of twins Tamut and Nefret, is murdered during a business trip. The orphaned sisters are forced from their home - Heriset, their father's greedy sister, has sold it behind their back. What will become of them now? Luckily, the priestess ...


Lost in the Pyramid

With black-and-white illustrations by Udo Kruse-Schulz

2500 B.C.: Thirteen-year-old Setha and her family live close to the Cheops pyramid which is just being built. Her father is one of the few highly skilled, hand-picked workmen who are allowed to work in the Pharaoh's burial chamber inside the pyramid. But there is great unrest among the ...


If I Was Quiet, Could I Stay With You?

With black-and-white illustrations by Daniel Napp

One day the noise of rustling, snuffling, scraping, scrunching and munching is heard coming from under the big wardrobe: an animal must have got into David's room from the garden. And when David bends down to have a look under the wardrobe he finds that there is really something there - a little ...
Rights sold: Korea

With Peppermint and Brains

13 mysterious cases for Detective Dietrich

The detective is afoot, always hot on the trail of some dastardly crime. And never very far behind is his son Lukas, who is pretty intrigued to figure out how his father is going to solve these 13 baffling cases. Some gangsters really get a kick out of deviously coding their messages - can you ...
Rights sold: Thailand, Spain (Catalan)

Norse Sagas

From trolls, ogres and valkyries to Odin, Thor and Freya, Katharina Neuschaefer relates the stories of the mythical creatures and deities that make up the fabulous world of Norse mythology. She sets out the pantheon of Nordic gods so that readers young and old will understand what went on ...

Rights sold: Turkey

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 ...


Herbert Günther, Karl-Heinz Mai

Children From The Past

When today's grown-ups were children, they were told many stories about the postwar period. What it was like to play amongst the ruins or stand in line for hours for a couple of potatos. Or about the men returning from the prison camps years and years after the end of the war. Those were ...