Rotfuchs is one of the first and most renowned children's and YA book programmes in the German-speaking world. Founded in 1972 by Uwe Wandrey, the eye-catching white paperbacks with the fox comic on the back stood for committed, contemporary literature that children and young people loved to read. Many titles found their way into school reading, including "Wir warten auf den Gurkenkönig" by Christine Nöstlinger or "Papa, was ist ein Fremder" by Tahar Ben Jelloun. In its now 50-year history, Rotfuchs has published a large number of bestsellers and award-winning titles. Our best-known brands include "Bobo Siebenschläfer" by Markus Osterwalder and "Der kleine Vampir" by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg.
Today, Rotfuchs offers a cheerful and colourful list of children's books as well as ambitious, engaging YA books, ranging from cardboard picture books to high literature.
Our authors include Elizabeth Acevedo, Rüdiger Bertram, Simon Farnaby, Franziska Gehm, Kerstin Gulden, Sarah Jäger, Philip Kerr, Sabine Ludwig, Holly-Jane Rahlens and David Walliams. Our Illustrators include Dorothée Böhlke, Julia Christians, Nina Dulleck, Anke Faust, Amelie Glienke, Anke Kuhl, Marine Ludin, Lea Melcher, Tony Ross, Annabelle von Sperber and Miriam Zedelius.
The three friends Kate, Billy and Gus stumble by chance upon a treasure hunt that should have taken place a hundred years ago. But no one seems to have found the legendary Amulet of the Winds yet. The friends decide to recover the treasure despite the dangers that this search entails. They have to find out what happened in Darkmoor-on-Sea one hundred years ago. What were the smugglers doing in the disused mine? Why did a ship wreck on the rocks of Lighthouse Island? Who was buried in the anonymous grave in the cemetery? And why did Gus’ great-grandfather hold such a grudge against his aristocratic family that he sent them on a treasure hunt, but in truth did not want them to find the treasure at all?
Let’s head out into the night! Which animals are nocturnal and use unusual hunting strategies in the darkness?A beautifully designed work of non-fiction with 28 atmospheric oil paintings that depict the night not only as dark but in all its facets.Exciting and surprising facts about the sleep behaviour of 14 domestic and exotic animals.
There is a lot to see in the city: new pipes are being laid and the asphalt is being renewed. The big apartment building is scaffolded and gets a roof. In a garden, a tree house is being built for the children and a blackbird works on its nest, too! At the airport, the terminal is being extended. Then it’s out of town – the motorway is being renewed and a wind turbine park is being developed. A bridge is being built and ants are working on their ant hill at the edge of the forest. Construction sites are everywhere!
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Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
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Publisher Nicola Bartels
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