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The Wizardling (6+)

Wizzo, who’s learning to be a wizard, is really ace at broom-surfing. He meets the dragon-girl Dradru in the magic forest, and together they go whizzing and zooming about — and swoop their way right into an exciting adventure. If only the Big Bad Wolf wasn’t around …

A magical tale from the multiple award-winning picturebook artist Binette Schroeder, translated by Siobhán Parkinson.

Little Island 2014

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Fennymore and the Brumella (8+)

Eleven-year-old Fennymore lives alone in an old house with his magical bike. After his great-aunt dies, Fennymore sets off with his new friend Fizzy to find his missing parents. They fall foul of a silvery grey gentleman and an evil doctor, but Fennymore finds a maybe-dad. And a brumella. 

By Kirsten Reinhardt, translated by Siobhán Parkinson

Little Island 2014

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Over the Wall (9+)

Karo’s dad is dead, and when a stranger arrives one day looking for her mum, Karo wants nothing to do with him. But her mum won’t see sense. Karo squabbles with her friend, starts to skip school, but nothing has any effect. Set in Hamburg after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

 By Renate Ahrens, translated by Siobhán Parkinson

 Little Island 2010

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The Great Rabbit Revenge Plan (10+)

For some time now, Konrad has successfully avoided problems in general and girls in particular, but somehow he plants the idea in his friend Fridz’s mind of seeking revenge on her father’s girlfriend. Their secret weapon? An extremely large rabbit.

By Burkhard Spinnen, translated by Siobhán Parkinson

Little Island 2010

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Bartolomé The Infanta's Pet (11+)

17th century Spain. A young dwarfed boy is forced to become a plaything for the little Infanta. A beautifully written story about courage, hope and how being different can ultimately make you stronger.

By Rachel van Kooij, translated by Siobhán Parkinson.

Little Island 2012

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The World's Worst Mothers (11+)

A competition to find the world's worst mother brings Bruno, Sophie and Emily together. When their mothers disappear and strange women claiming to be their 'Aunt Anna' appear in their homes, the children must get together to figure out what's really going on …

By Sabine Ludwig, translated by Siobhán Parkinson

Little Island 2012

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