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  • The Secrets of the Pied Piper 2: The Magician's Keyby Matthew Cody

    Random House Children's Books 2016; US$ 17.99

    The second book in the Secrets of the Pied Piper trilogy finds Max, Carter, and their allies on Summer Isle battling new foes, relying on new friends, and fighting for stakes higher than ever, in a series New York Times bestselling author Adam Gidwitz called ?a wild fantasy adventure.?   On the Summer Isle, siblings Max and Carter discovered... more...

  • Der lange Winterby Giovanni Orelli; Charlotte Birnbaum; Alice Vollenweider

    Limmat Verlag 2015; US$ 28.99

    Von Stunde zu Stunde, von Tag zu Tag wächst der Schnee, es sind Kristalle ohne Gewicht, die sich vereinen und bis zum Fensterbrett der untersten Fenster hinaufwachsen. Der Haufen kriecht hoch wie eine Hecke, eine Mauer, er verdunkelt die Küchen. Wenn ich vor Vandas Fenster vorübergehe, schaue ich immer, ob sie hinter den Scheiben steht. Ich hoffe es... more...

  • Milóby Alberto Nessi; Maja Pflug

    Limmat Verlag 2016; US$ 34.99

    In diesem Erzählband versammelt Alberto Nessi Geschichten von Menschen aus dem Grenzraum Schweiz-Italien. Er erzählt von einfachen Menschen im Aostatal, die während des Zweiten Weltkriegs in den Un¬tergrund gehen und ihr Leben riskieren, von Männern, die gegen die Faschisten kämpfen, Masten sprengen, von Frauen, die Nachrichten und Lebensmittel in... more...

  • The Cricket Warriorby Margaret Chang; Raymond Chang; Warwick Hutton

    Margaret K. McElderry Books 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 11.99

    A young boy must become the greatest cricket warrior of all time in order to save his family in this stirring folktale about bravery and sacrifice. This retelling of the Chinese folktale, ?The Fighting Cricket,? first recorded in the seventeenth century, is a tale of extraordinary bravery, sacrifice, and familial devotion. Young Wei nian?s family... more...

  • Peace Dancerby Roy Henry Vickers; Robert Budd

    Harbour Publishing 2016; US$ 13.99

    The children of the Tsimshian village of Kitkatla love to play at being hunters, eager for their turn to join the grown-ups. But when they capture and mistreat a crow, the Chief of the Heavens, angered at their disrespect, brings down a powerful storm. The rain floods the Earth and villagers have no choice but to abandon their homes and flee to their... more...

  • The Wild Swansby Hans Christian Andersen; Seong-hye Hwang

    Big & Small 2015; US$ 7.99

    A princess rescues her eleven brothers from a spell cast by an evil queen that has forced them to live as humans at night and swans during the day. This picture book beautifully evokes the mood of this classic story with warm watercolors. more...

  • Once Upon a Time in Japanby Japan Broadcasting Corporation NHK; Roger Pulvers; Juliet Winters Carpenter

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    When wily animals, everyday people and magical beings come together in a collection of Japanese fairytales and stories, wonderful things are bound to happen! Each story is brilliantly illustrated by a talented Japanese artist. The tales recounted here are among Japan's oldest and most beloved stories. Entertaining and filled with subtle folk wisdom,... more...

  • The Happy Princeby Oscar Wilde

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 2.95

    The classic tale by Oscar Wilde of a prince who was immortalised as a beautiful bejewel statue overlooking the city. The Happy Prince is the story of the prince?s relationship with a swallow and the city below and illustrates the importance of selflessness and sacrifice. A beautiful story. more...

  • The Selfish Giantby Oscar Wilde

    Electric Book Company 2002; US$ 1.95

    The Selfish Giant is the simplest of Wilde's stories. A giant owns a garden with twelve trees. He does not want to share this lovely garden with the children in his community. Because he is selfish, winter comes to his garden and stays until a small child teaches him to share and love. more...

  • Snakecharmby Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    Random House Children's Books 2004; US$ 6.99

    Syfka, an ancient falcon, has arrived from Ahnmik claiming that one of her people is hidden in their midst. The falcons are more powerful than the avians and serpiente combined, and Syfka shows nothing but contempt for Zane and Danica?s alliance. To Zane?s horror, his own people seem just as appalled as Syfka is by the thought of a mixed-blood child... more...