Bevor er sie küsst, soll der Löwe der schönen Löwin unbedingt einen Brief schreiben. Da er nicht weiß, wie das geht, bittet er Affe, Nilpferd und Giraffe, ihm zu helfen. Doch was die schreiben, gefällt dem Löwen keineswegs. Wie soll er bloß die Löwin kennen lernen?
The Alphabet Tree
Author: Leo Lionni
Publisher: Paw Prints
A strong wind blows most of the letters off the alphabet tree and those that remain hide among the branches. Then a bug and a caterpillar come along and teach them how to arrange themselves into words and sentences to form a special message.
You Call That Brave?
Author: Lorenz Pauli
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
Who is the bravest? A mouse, a frog, a snail, and a sparrow decide to find out. But as each announces their daring feat—naysayers tease: “You call that being brave?” They soon discover that ‘What’s fun for one can be a feat for another.’ And when the sparrow announces its plan, they all discover that true courage comes in many different forms. The team who created The Fox in the Library return to America with this very special picture book.
The Queen of Colors
Author: Jutta Bauer
Publisher: NorthSouth Books
A colorful look at getting along! Matilda, the Queen of Colors, has a color for her every mood—she calls for Blue when she’s calm, Red when she’s wild, and Yellow when she wants to be warm. But when Matilda and Yellow begin to quarrel, not even Blue and Red can stop the argument. And before long everything in the kingdom turns Gray, until Matilda cries tears—bright colorful tears. Jutta Bauer’s simple yet evocative story and pictures convey a rainbow of emotions as The Queen of Colors plays and jousts with her primary subjects—Blue, Red, and Yellow.
A "powerful image of innocence betrayed, of measureless evil oozing quietly from regulated, unimpeachable convention" - LJ.
Author: Helme Heine
Publisher: Paw Prints
Three friends who love to be together come to the realization that sometimes it's just not possible.
This is the story of a sparrow who worries about everything - whether there will be enough to eat, where he will build his new nest, how he will find a mate, whether his family will be eaten by a bird of prey...Then he hears about the Great Father who made and cares for all his creation - even the tiniest sparrow. This delightful story has helped, reassured and entertained many thousands of children since it was first published in 1978.
What exactly is a computer? How does it work? What is it made of? Learn all this and more with Ruby! In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it—even fixing her father's broken computer! Join Ruby and her new friend, Mouse, on an imaginative journey through the insides of a computer in search of the missing Cursor. From bits and logic gates to computer hardware, in Journey Inside the Computer, Ruby (and her readers!) will learn the basic elements of the machines that power our world. Then future kid coders can put their knowledge and imaginations to work with fun activities. Praise for Linda Liukas and the Hello Ruby series: "[Linda Liukas] wants kids to understand and embrace basic computer logic, so that they later formulate code in the same effortless and creative way they build structures with LEGO." —The Wall Street Journal "Hello Ruby by Linda Liukas is half picture book and half activity book rolled into one adorable package. What I love about it is that it introduces programming without requiring a computer at all." —GeekMom.com
The Chicken Thief
Publisher: Enchanted Lion Books
When a fox carries off a hen from outside a cottage, the other animals--a bear, a rabbit, and a rooster--give chase.
Author: Tim Parks
Publisher: Random House
Thomas needs to speak to his mother before she dies. But he's set to give a talk to a conference of physiotherapists in the Netherlands; if he leaves now will he get to her deathbed in time? Will he be able to say what he couldn't say before? He can't concentrate on what is happening now: his mind won't sit still. Should he try to solve his friend's marital crisis? Should he reconsider his separation from his own wife? And why does he need to pee again? In Extremis is Tim Parks's masterwork: a darkly hilarious and deadly serious novel about infidelity, mortality and the frailties of the human body.
The Big Yawn
Author: Monika Spang
It's night-time in the zoo and all the animals are getting sleepy. First to yawn is the tiger. Then the swans start, then the crocs, the giraffes and so on. Soon the whole zoo is ready for sleep. We all know how contagious yawning can be and that's why this is the perfect book for bedtimeukids won't be able to resist the joyful illustrations of these yawning animals. The donkeys are a funny pair; their scrawny tails swish the air. With long ears twitching at the tips, they curl their rubbery upper lips. And next thing, what do they do?... They yawn!
Retells the story of how an angel led the shepherds and kings to Bethlehem when Jesus was born.
A Squash and a Squeeze
Author: Julia Donaldson
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
''Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.''A little old lady lives all by herself in her house but she's not happy - it's just too small, even for one. Whatever can she do? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, greedy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When she pushes them all out again, she'll be amazed at how big her house feels!The brilliantly funny A Squash and a Squeeze was the first ever picture book written and illustrated by the unparalleled picture-book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. This edition features the classic story with a stunning, redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small!Also available with redesigned covers are The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle and Charlie Cook's Favourite Book.
A lonely pig sneaks into school where he enjoys lunchtime and making new friends.