Ben and Bear celebrate Christmas
Published on 29.09.2020
Reading level: 24 months
175 mm x 175 mm
Rights sold to:
- The newest stories of Ben and Bear's wonderful friendship
- Relatable topics that children can emphasize with
- Lovely illustrations by Joëlle Tourlonias fit perfectly with Michael Engler’s poetic text
It is almost Christmas! Ben and Bear are excited for Christmas Eve to arrive, but they have to be patient. Luckily, there are many ways to spend time in winter: they go sledging, build a snowman and make snow angels. Finally, it is time! Will Christmas be just as Ben and Bear imagined?
Christmas is approaching! Join Anouk as the weeks before the big holiday are passing by. As sleeping time always means adventure time for Anouk, we follow her on new wonderful journeys. The places like the zoo or a school might not seem all too special at first sight, but magic can be found even in every-day situations. Especially in December! That's the spirit of Christmas.
Every night when Anouk goes to sleep she visits many differen places with many different people all over the world. And she loves it! Since she is not only curious and clever but also really helpful! Even though her parents might not really believe her, she knows those adventures are real. Accompanied by her best friend Monkey, Anouk visits many other children whenever she goes to sleep and gains insight on their ways of living and helps them out in every emergency. This second book features seven new adventures of the bold Anouk and her friend Monkey – for all those who won’t stop believing in their dreams.To the product
Ella is on her way outside, what things will she discover? Noah is having lunch. Things don't really go as planned, but at least he isn't hungry anymore.
An endearing collection of board book stories to read with even the littlest ones about day to day life. The cute illustrations show relatable scenes from the daily life of a child and the simple story structure makes it easy to follow even for smaller children.
In the most warm-hearted way the bestselling team tells the stories of Bobbles, the little Bumblebee. Bobble hat the smallest wings a bumblebee could have. Bobble is frustrated, everybody just laughs. But once Bobbles closes the eyes, feeling the strength inside deep down in the heart – at the next moment, when Bobble tries to move the wings, Bobbles starts to fly.
Bobble is the perfect companion for everyone who uses to feel small. Bravery, happiness, love and strength – all of these are held inside you. You don´t have to go far, you don´t have to search long. Everything you need is already there, inside of your heart. Perhaps you don´t see the path right now, but it has been there for you.To the product
Bobbles is concerned. Grandma Bumblebee is always tired and her voice has become weaker. She says she is losing her bumblebee energy! Bobbles does not understand. Mommy Bumblebee tries to explain, that Grandma will soon go to somewhere called the bumblebee universe. But what could that be? Bobbles tries to understand and asks around if any of the other animals have ever heard of such a place. How could Bobbles be ever ready to say goodbye to Grandma Bumblebee?To the product
Anouk is a lively little girl, brave and always ready to help. However, each night Anouk’s stubborn side shows when her parents send her to bed. Because if there is one thing, Anouk does not like, it’s going to bed early! She is positive, as soon as she closes her eyes, her parents start having fun without her. Eating sweets and watching cartoons. Even though they have to get up even earlier than Anouk! One night, her theories seem to be proven right when she awakes and sees a bright light shine below her door. Yet, that light looks diffe-rent than usually and with her trusty friend Monkey, Anouk braves herself, opens her door and steps into … a Native American village? Is she still dreaming? But everything seems so real and Kenai, the young Nati-ve American she meets, needs her help. And who is Anouk, if not a lively little girl, brave and always ready to help? Now night-time as become synonymously with traveling to faraway places with new friends and adventures waiting around each corner. Each adventure feels too real and Anouk is certain, those are not simple dreams!To the product
It’s time for the Meadow Festival and Bobbles is excited to perform a stunt with Ricardo! Many of their friends will be performing as well and everyone is practicing hard. Still some insects are worried and feel insecure. They want to show their best tricks and stunts at the big performance, but what if something goes wrong? Bobbles encourages them all to believe in themselves: remember who you are and you´ll be able to accomplish whatever you want!To the product
Bobbles invites children to explore the world together to understand how everything is connected. Climate change, environmental awareness and sustainability are some of the important topics this book addresses in a child-friendly manner with many illustrations and pictures of the actual nature. Tips and ideas can playfully motivate children to contribute in their own way to make the world a better place. Even children are able to find little ways in which they can care about the environment.To the product
Bobbles, the little bumblebee is turning five! Let's celebrate together!To the product
Oh no, the little bumblebee stubbed her toe and it hurts so much! What can help to ease the pain? Mummy blows gently on it. Daddy tries to cool the toe and Mummy puts a plaster on it. Teddy stands supportive by its side. The little bumblebee feels so much better now! But cuddling and being comforted by Mummy and Daddy is still the best medicine.To the product
Ben loves to play with Mummy. Ben loves to play with Daddy. Preferably he plays with Mummy and Daddy together. But sometimes Mummy and Daddy don’t have time. Then Ben doesn’t have anyone to play with. He doesn’t like that very much, because he then feels so lonely... Until one day a little bear knocks on his door!To the product
Ben loves Bear incredibly and even much, much more. Because of that Ben doesn’t ever want to be without Bear. Especially he does not want to fall asleep without Bear. Now Ben is tired and would like to sleep. But he can’t find Bear anywhere! Ben has to find Bear, so he can fall asleep. But where is he?To the product
Accompany Bobbles, the little bumblebee, on a walk across a colorful flower meadow and learn more about her life and her home. Also find out about the animals that are living there, the flowers that are blooming there, all the things you can do on the meadow and why it is so important to protect the meadow and the biodiversity.To the product
Christmas - Board Book
Finally here: The christmas book with Bobbles, the little bumblebee by bestseller team Maite Kelly, Britta Sabbag and Joëlle Tourlonias with a timeless message: At christmas the christmas tree and presents aren't important, but friends and family are.To the product
The Little Bumblebee is sleepy and her eyelids are heavy... She wants to go to bed but she first needs to go through her betime rituals: a honey tee, a bedtime story, a little song...and of course a kiss from mom and dad!To the product
Bobbles, the little bumblebee, and her friends are craving to start looking for easter eggs. But the hunt turns out to be a real mess as everyone is hurrying to catch the biggest easter egg. “Is that really what Easter is about?” wonders the little bumblebee.To the product
What does it really mean when mommy and daddy say "We love you"?
Bobbles, the little bumblebee, would like to answer this quite difficult question. She realizes that love has many definitions and can be experienced in many different situations. You can love someone, but you can also love what someone is doing. Love means taking care of the people around you, but can also require a lot of patience.
Bobbles discovers many things about love during her adventure and learns one thing: Love is like a sunbeam: even when you can't see it, it warms your heart!To the product
Anna doesn´t like when she sleeps alone. It´s much better t go with Mum and Dad! And why wouldn´t her Teddybears come as well? The little bear, the tiger, the baby sheep and many more...Everyone is climbing into the big bed! it might get a little tight...or at least that´s what Anna´s parents think!To the product
"With those tiny wings of yours you will never ever be able to fly!" Once again the other insect kids laugh at the little bumblebee Bobbles. Maybe they are right? His wings are really very small! How are they supposed to carry his tubby body?
All the way back home, he is tormented by this question: Why are his wings so different? He poses this question to the dragonfly, the ladybug, the minister fly and his friend the caterpillar Ricardo. Only when the cricket sings the song "You are who you are" for him, the little bumblebee Boobles finally recognizes that he doesn't need bigger wings for flying but a greater amount of courage. Maybe Doctor Harvestman can help him with that?
When Bobbles closes his eyes and beats his wings really fast, he suddenly hears a loud buzz. The little bumblebee can hardly believe it: He is flying!To the product
On a World Trip
After she has learned to fly, the little bumblebee Bobbles sets out on a world tour. She grabs her backpack and takes off into the great wide world in search of happiness. Bobbles travels to a multitude of cities, she circles Big Ben in London, visits Central Park in New York and gets to see the Great Wall of China. The trip is lots of fun and broadens her horizon. But when Bobbles opens the lunch box his mother has prepared for her, she suddenly feels terribly homesick. Bobbles realizes that she does not have to travel that far to find happiness - it can be found right at her doorstep, at home with her friends and family!To the product
You Are Who You Are!
"With those tiny wings of yours you will never ever be able to fly!" Once again the other insect kids laugh at the little bumblebee Bobbles. Maybe they are right? Her wings are really very small! How are they supposed to carry her tubby body?
All the way back home, she is tormented by this question: Why are her wings so different? She poses this question to the dragonfly, the ladybug, the minister fly and her friend the caterpillar Ricardo. Only when the cricket sings the song "You are who you are" for her, the little bumblebee Boobles finally recognizes that she doesn't need bigger wings for flying but a greater amount of courage. Maybe Doctor Harvestman can help her with that?
When Bobbles closes her eyes and beats her wings really fast, she suddenly hears a loud buzz. The little bumblebee can hardly believe it: She is flying!To the product
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