Windy Verlag

The Publishing House and its History

An imaginative, up-to-date, informative and entertaining young publisher, Windy Verlag offers children’s books and picture books adored by children and parents alike. We are always on the lookout for something special: stories and illustrations full of charm and character. The children’s book publisher was founded in 2019 and is based in Duesseldorf.
We care for a sustainable production of our books. They are printed climate-neutrally in Germany on FSC-certified paper and have plastic-free packaging.


Windy Verlag publishes picture books, children’s books, cardboard picture books and reading books with enchanting stories and wonderful illustrations. Current topics are treated with a fresh approach. In a playful and informative way, our books focus on contemporary issues taken from everyday life. It is our ambition to encourage reading to children and to instil in them the love for books and reading.

Authors and Illustrators

Windy Verlag cooperates with established artists as well as with new talents:
Friederike Ablang, Ruth Johanna Benrath, Anke Dammann, Gabi Deeg, Alexandra Fauth-Nothdurft, Dagmar Fischer, Claudia Fries, Lucie Göpfert, Daniel Haack, Stefanie Harjes, Ryan T. Higgins, Emmy Kastner, Anke Kronemeyer, Kathrin Krüger, Stevie Lewis, Anna Marshall, Katrin Merle, Annette Mierswa, Marisa Oeker, Michaela Rosenbaum, Isabella Roth, Jane Schmidt, Laura Tschorn, Anna Lina van Geuns, Anna Zörner

Foreign Rights Highlights

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Alia at the Place of Miracles

  • Annette Mierswa
  • Illustrated by Stefanie Harjes
  • Autumn 2021, 226 pages, 14.5 x 21 cm
  • Hardcover
  • Ages 8+
  • All rights available

Alia suddenly learns that her father has cancer, and this changes her life completely.
A touching children’s book that very authentically portrays how children think and often blame themselves for illnesses and try to do everything right. At the same time, it is a cheerful book that allows positive thoughts and enjoyment of life, despite the threatening illness.
With wonderful colored illustrations inside.

When Animals Dream

  • Laura Tschorn
  • Illustrated by Laura Tschorn
  • Spring 2021, 32 pages, 24 x 28 cm
  • Hardcover
  • Ages 4+
  • All rights available

When we dream, we can be anything. What do bears, frogs or wolves dream about in their sleep? There they dare to do things they would not have thought possible during the day. And maybe the dreams will come true one day.
There the mole can read, the fox can cuddle with the rabbit and the bear surprises everyone with his talent.
Dreamlike bedtime story with rhymes.

Sophia & Paul – Too Much Waste

  • Michaela Rosenbaum
  • Illustrated by Isabella Roth
  • Spring 2020, 32 pages, 21 x 21 cm
  • Hardcover
  • Ages 4+
  • All rights available

What happened in the forest playground? There is rubbish lying around everywhere. Sophia and Paul’s kindergarten group decides to do something about it ... The children then learn a lot about waste from a waste advisor. Sophia and Paul put some ideas directly into practice.
The book helps to sensitise even young children to waste disposal and avoidance.


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Windy Verlag GmbH

Aprather Straße 2
40629 Düsseldorf


Phone +49 211 6989393

Contact Person

Publisher: Kirsten Geß
Public Relations: Eva Schulenburg (