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Farther, Wilder, Funnier

How far can you spit a cherry pit?

With these and over fifty other cool, gross, wild, and funny ideas, children can measure themselves and create their own personal book of records. They will be able to see how close they are to actual world records (at least, for those that exist ...


Soundtrack - How I left yesterday's world

You only really understand what freedom means when you don't have it. When you have the courage to fight for it. Olaf Hintze, born in 1964 in the East German city of Erfurt, has experienced both worlds: during his youth in the German Democratic Republic he was very aware of his ...


Journey to the Stars

Scientists explore distant worlds

Where do we come from - where are we going ? A fascinating voyage of discovery into the infinity of the universe

The stars are so incredibly far away , and yet appear so close to us at night. We are all captivated by their glittering beauty. But stars are not just twinkling lights ...


Body Talk

With 20 b/w- and coloured illustrations

The new cult of the body beautiful.

We are living in a hitherto unprecedented era where the body as nature created it is no longer accepted unquestioningly. Beauty is now achievable for us all, its lack is seen as an avoidable failure. What is particularly worrying is the ...


Monika Osberghaus, Thomas Engelhardt

In Prison

A Child’s Book about Life behind Bars

The place no one knows

Sina's father has to go to prison. He has done something bad and now has to answer for it. Sina doesn't understand what all is happening. She has no idea what the place is like where her Papa is now living. This book is for children like her, as well as for ...


All of Us, Together

Samira came from Africa by ship and truck. Amad misses his footballing mates back in Iraq, but he had to leave because of the war and now he shoots at goals with his friends in Düsseldorf. Dilara was born in Berlin but speaks fluent Turkish and loves celebrating the sugar feast that marks the ...

Rights sold: French language, Spain (cast., cat., gal.), Slovenia, Hungary, Turkey, Albania, PR China

James Turek

MAKE MY DAY! - My wild and wonderful hidden-object English primer

How can a kitchen be so cluttered? I'm really glad it's not ours, but visiting it is a great adventure! And how can you eat in peace and comfort in this school canteen? The answer is that you can't, but it's fun to examine the strange dishes on the plates at leisure.

Rights sold: PR China

Katrien Hoekstra

Hamdi. At Home in Beirut

Hamdi is sure of one thing: he wants to be a goalkeeper when he grows up. His big sister Zeina is happy to practice with him. But that's all over when she gets married. Her husband Ali is a strict Muslim and doesn't want a wife who plays football. From now on Zeina even has to wear a veil.

Rights sold: Denmark