The Golden Message
Published on 26.04.2019
Reading level: 9 years
214 mm x 158 mm
- By the bestseller author Gina Mayer
- Beautiful illustrations by Laura Fuchs (nominated for the "Serafina Nachwuchspreis")
- A fantastic and creative story for young dreamers
Hurray! Family Happy has rented a beautiful house in the middle of the dunes and moves full of anticipation to the Baltic Sea. In her new home Joëlle finds a golden capsule between two wooden floorboards. In it she finds a long lost dream. But whose is it? Only she can bring the dream back to its owner. Easier said than done …
Over the summer holidays Joëlle discovered she has a magical gift: the ability to read dreams! She learns with the Apple-Sisters what it means to be a dream-reader and how she can help people. Soon Joëlle will come across a new challenge: her good friend Mrs Lavender is victim of a false love-dream and is convinced that she found the love of her life in Mr Capriccio, an arrogant and rather annoying singer. There is only one way Joëlle can help her: finds the potion that will deliver her from the dream. And for that she needs to arrange a rather spooky meeting with a mystical being. At midnight. During a full moon. All alone.To the product
Joelle found out during her summer holidays what sisters Apple are capable of: they are dream catchers, able to protect people in their village from nightmares. Joelle has a special gift as well: she is a dream reader, someone able to free dreams and return them to their owners. Her best friend Flora is tormented by a nightmare and Joelle will make everything in her power to help her. But nightmares are malicious and sometimes difficult to contain...To the product
The Secret of Mrs Apple
Joelle and her family are finally going on holidays at the beach where Joelle and her brother are planing on taking scuba-diving lessons, go to the climbing park, and enjoy as much as possible the giant waterslides of the hotel. But Joelle´s mother realizes too late that she entered the wrong adress into GPS and so her family ends up about 600 miles away from the beach hotel...
Luckily they find a picturesque hotel at the seaside maintained by the sisters Apple where they can stay for the night. But what was supposed to be a simple night turns out to be a great adventure: Joelle realizes that the sisters are hiding something. Why does the phone at the reception ring although it is not even plugged? How can the suffed eagle from the hotel entrance be flying above the see at night? And why are there so many dream catchers hanging in the attic?
Joelle decides to unravel the mystery of these two sisters and discovers much more than she was expecting not only about the hotel but also about herself...To the product
A new case for the Shadow Gang! This time the gang from Berlin take off - and board a zeppelin as stowaways. Something about the trip from Berlin to New York seems strange, though. Some passengers are not the people they claim to be and some have bad things in mind. A mysterious package gets smuggeled on board and somebody goes to great lengths to get it. But this person has not reckoned without the Shadows...To the product
The shadows are very busy. Klara works as a waiter in the Black Cat and performs her pickpocket tricks, Otto has to step in for Billy Barrakuda and conduct an important interview. The interviewees are no less than the German Chancellor and Foreign Minister Gustav Stresemann and the kalimbesic King Buhert XVIII. But instead of enjoying the luxurious atmosphere in the posh hotel Adlon, the meeting is quite tricky for Otto. Suddenly shots are fired and he saves the king from a nasty attack. Klara, however, can simply not resist and steals in a variety thick filled wallet. Although purses really are taboo. But when she wants to return the purse, the guest is suddenly gone. While Otto is now the special city leader of the kalimbesic king, Klara's already in trouble: The woman, that accidently saved her from her presecutor, is now found dead. And it looks as if her killer was in search of Klara and the stolen wallet ...To the product
Berlin's winters are cruel and icy. The Shadows need to find a safe place urgently, where they can warm up again. They come across an abandoned villa in Berlin-Charlottenburg which is just perfect for their needs. Unfortunately, the twins who live in the neighboring villa are very curious. But when the two of them disappear overnight and people start talking about their abduction, the Shadow Gang can't stand back. So they begin to search for the twins, risking to get into danger themselves ...
Luckily they can rely on the help of Madame Fatales "Black Cat": Side by side with Master Vanitus and his mysterious contortionist companion, they start their dangerous search for the Snatcher.To the product
Klara, Otto, Paule and Lina are ... the Shadow Gang! Inquisitive, smart and fearless - wherever a mystery has to be solved, they are ready to go.
Otto has come under suspicion of having murdered a venerable Grand Duchess - the Shadow Gang has to deal with the situation. Who's really behind the murder? What's the meaning of the last dying word of the Grand Duchess: Soljanka? And what are the legendary "Tears of the Czarina"?
Deeper and deeper the children slide into a world filled with dodgy characters. Are they going to find their way out of the darkness?To the product
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