Ueberreuter was founded by the Salzer family in 1946. In spring 2012 Ueberreuter moved from Vienna to Berlin. Since January 2014 Ueberreuter Kinder- und Jugendbuchverlag and Annette Betz share a joint management with G&G Verlag in Vienna, but remain situated in Berlin.
Ueberreuter Kinder- und Jugendbuch publishes realistic and fantasy literature for children and young adults. The books aim at girls and boys alike and the program’s balanced to treat all kinds of reading preferences. Most famously, our bestselling »Little Bad Book« - series by Magnus Myst (all together almost 320.000 copies sold) inspires reluctant readers (age 8+) to engage in reading through an interactive approach, witty games and an unconventional structure – to the great delight of children and parents alike. »Little Bad Book« has been sold to eleven countries.
Ueberreuter has a long tradition in the literature of the fantastic. Wolfgang Hohlbein, the master of fantasy in Germany, known for his hugely successful »Magic Moon«. Recently we have published the gripping fantasy thriller »Becoming Elektra – They decide who you are« by Christian Handel, the true master of the fantasy world. A story about Elektra´s klon Isabelle, which raises questions as f.e. Can people be replaced? or How far is too far?
Titles available: about 200
Grandma has prepared everything for Ben’s overnight stay with her. As he snuggles up in his cave made of pillows and gets more and more tired, his grandmother plays a special, slow melody on the piano: the beginning of Beethoven’s famous Moonlight Sonata. And when his grandma continues to play, Ben begins to dream – of a fairytale moonlight night, a boat ride and a great dance! The world-famous piano sonata – now as an atmospheric music picture book.
• Beethoven’s world-famous piano piece for the very youngest
• Heinz Janisch’s story in combination with music invites you to dream
• Perfect for music education for children
Roberta knows exactly what she wants to do today: nothing! Except for having some day-dreams perhaps. But that’s not so easy when her family always disturbs her with well-meaning suggestions for how Roberta could spend a nice day with football training, games etc.. But Roberta knows very well how her perfect day should look like – and infects everyone with it.
A special picture book that invites you to take a deep breath in the daily hustle and bustle of the family.
• A picture book that feels like a vacation day
• Atmospheric and humorously told with pictures to dream away
Jetting through the city with a howling siren, putting out raging fires and rescuing people from dangers – that’s what every little fire truck dreams of! This is also the case with the smallest fire truck that has ever rolled out of the factory gates. While Fips is usually mocked up by the big ones, she is sure: she can make a big difference in her missions! When a forest fire breaks out and the fastest way to the source of the fire is via a narrow bridge, she can finally prove to everyone what she is able to do.
• A brave fire truck and a loving story!
• Small ones can do big things
• The most popular vehicles in action: Fire truck & Co.
Project day at school: in the footsteps of the Romans and knights! Who finds things from the past? An old bone or even a buried treasure? Alex, Kalle and Nora search with joint forces. Is this really a dinosaur skeleton? That much is certain: It will be a day full of surprises! Fast-paced adventure: Lots of pictures, short text!
• Successful concept: Comic novel as a promotion of reading
• Extremely funny: Treasure hunt of superlatives with an unexpected end
Due to an accident, 10-year-old Paula is stranded on the island of time, Chronossos. This island is actually untraceable; there they have their own laws, no ship could ever dock on their beach. Paula wants back to her parents above all. An almost impossible undertaking. Luckily she is supported by three wonderful new friends: the loving-crazy jungle grandma, the fun-loving sow Anna Bella and the kind gorilla Baddabamba. Only together they will survive the adventure. A philosophical adventure novel like you haven’t read before!
• Wild, unusual and wonderful: an adventure novel bursting with imagination and language with a strong girl and an unforgettable gorilla
17-year-old Fawn is Mentano’s best thief of lies, with her red magic she unmasks lies as soon as they are pronounced. A lucrative business. But her biggest raid goes wrong: In the house of the noble Falcron family, she is caught by Caeden, the son and head of the family. And already Fawn finds herself in the biggest lie of her life: In order not to be extradited and hanged, she has to mimic Caeden’s fiancée from now on. With the help of her ability, Caeden finally wants to expose his father’s murderer ... The rousing prelude to a spectacular dilogy.
• Lies, love and an explosive secret: a Romantasy reading at its finest!
• Interesting mind game: What if you could immediately recognize any kind of lie?
• Engaging writing style by a young, talented author
Rosalie is a magical being with a very special gift: She is a wish-fulfiller. She’s 112-years old, which makes her quite young, and she is perfectly at home on the roof of a magnificent house at Number 5, Lord-Moppster-Lane high above London. Together with her fox Sniffer and the daft doves Harry and William, she waits every day for her magic telescope to light up again. Because then it is finally time: There’s a child with a heartfelt wish that she can fulfil! The fantabulous wish-fulfiller Rosalie is guaranteed to get kids reading!
Kalle is strong and everyone at school does what he says. Alexander is smart and usually keeps his mouth shut. At least, that’s how it’s always been. Until Kalle needs Alexander’s help. Urgently. They have 24 hours to replace the precious school trophy. Together, this mismatched duo come up with one plan after another. How can they raise the money they need? Everything goes wrong – until lady luck lends a helping hand.
A fast-paced adventure – short text, lots of pictures!
One moment 15-year-old Nelson is day-dreaming about how he can finally get together with Marie during their school trip. But his dream is destroyed when he sees Marie in a clinch with Hamza. Hamza, his blood brother and best friend! Nelson decides to confront Hamza, who shares a secret that turns Nelson’s world upside down: Hamza is gay. If this gets out, not only Hamza’s hard-won reputation will be destroyed, but Nelson’s as well. And worst of all: the most dangerous guy in their class knows … A gripping novel about a typical group of school kids and a melting pot of different backgrounds.
Sky Pirates are grey-skinned and grouchy. They can unleash terrifying thunderstorms from the lightning eyes they hide behind their eye patches. But starting storms is just one of the skills. Sky Pirate children learn at school. They also learn how to channel their rage, a skill all Sky Pirates need. And there’s no better teacher than Adiaba, at least until he meets peaceable Zwolle – an impossible, whiteskinned Sky Pirate without a lightening eye! Before he knows it, Adiaba takes the little guy under his wing and decides to raise him in secret. Unfortunately, he can’t keep Zwolle secret for long. Adiaba is captured, forcing Zwolle has to set out on a dangerous journey through the clouds to rescue Adiaba. An exciting, poetic adventure – especially for readers with a short fuse and a quick temper.
They live undercover on the shelves of libraries and bookstores: the book agents! From their headquarters, these walking, talking books watch over all the other sleeping books and protect them from danger. But an unexpected threat haunts the world of books: The mysterious “censor” is up to his evil tricks. Whenever he reads a book, he sucks the story right from its pages. And then the head of the book agents, Tabula Smaragdina, is kidnapped! Now it’s up to three out-ofcontrol young book agents to save their boss and make sure no book is forgotten! A quirky adventure story with special heroes: Books!
With all of the tricky puzzles and creepy-funny stories packed inside this little book of bad, even the most book-shy reader will stay interested. Only with the reader’s help can the pages of the little book of bad, which have been thrown together, be brought back into the right order, and the mystery of evil be solved. Interactive adventure for young heroes! Since August 2017 almost 20,000 copies sold!
‘Dear Milan, welcome to the school at the cemetery! Please bring something to write with and some food, which is acceptable for your species. School at midnight on the dot.’ Is this a joke? Why does Milan’s new school start in the dead of night? When he punctually arrives at midnight at the cemetery it soon becomes clear why: his new school is a monster school and he is the only human out of vampires, ghosts, gouls and spirits! How long will he remain undiscovered?
Citronella, the little fairy, lives on the big meadow with her sister, Azura, her best friend, Rosina, and her unicorn, Peppermint. The little hairs on the back of her neck are tingling and her mind is racing. This can only mean one thing: It’s time for a new adventure! And Citronella’s adventures are in a class of their own – there’s treasure to find, mysteries to uncover and boy fairies to annoy. And if her lovely dress picks up a stain or two, who cares? But who would have thought that conjuring up hilarious beards to scare the boys would cause so much trouble? A fairy story with a difference: sweet, but not at all kitsch!
A strong protagonist who loves both, beautiful dresses and amazing adventures.
At night, when humans sleep, animals take over the city. They boldly go for walks through the streets, climb onto roofs and balconies and even take the underground! Ralph the Raccoon and Lulu the Owl are the naughtiest and cheekiest animals of all. As they look through a dustbin behind a supermarket one night, they meet the Weasel Ecki. And he is very dangerous! Of course, the trio quickly become close friends. They meet night after night in their comfortable rooftop escape from then on and come up hatch plans for their next great adventure.
Lilly can’t believe it. Finally she is together with Jannis. But soon she worries when Jannis leaves with his graduating class for Majorca. Along is Jannis’s ex-friend Jennifer, who is clear that she wants Jannis at any price. So Lilly decides to sent Jannis some sexy photos. At first her plans seem to work, as Jannis sends her a longing message. The next day the same photos appear on Facebook with disastrous impact... Lilly is ridiculed by her entire school for posting the photos.
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