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September 28, 2020

Everybody tells lies, small and big, up to 200 times a day, and with children it is no different. Though we also all get upset if we catch somebody telling US a lie. And even more so with our children. It is actually quite a learning curve for kids. Children start lyin...

August 31, 2020

Tiny toddlers love learning to name the various body parts. And as children grow, they have more questions about the human body. Why do we have bones? Where do the babies come from? What happens with food? There are some really cool, educational and amazing non-fiction...

May 31, 2020

They are some great books published in German on the importance of washing hands and how germs spread for different ages and tests: simple ones for little toddlers, picture books that wrap the idea around a story to make it more engaging for kids or aesthetically outst...

April 26, 2020

If you are wondering if there are any books available suitable to talk with children about the urgency of washing hands, or explain to them how viruses spread, if there is any kids' book about Corona in German yet- or maybe just a suspenseful book on the topic, this ov...

March 31, 2020

James Kruess / Lisl Stich 


First published in 1958 this book has delighted generations of toddlers and adults alike. It combines impeccable rhyme (so much fun to read aloud!), adorable illustrations and a story about a train - always a hit with littl...

February 25, 2020

Black History Month is celebrated every year in February to celebrate the achievements of African-Americans since the 1970ies. Since the 1990ies it is also celebrated in Germany, though with a slightly different focus. Children's books in German matching this topic are...

February 1, 2020

When should you start talking about the Holocaust with your child? A list of recommended children's books in German that are told in an child appropriate manner.

December 16, 2019

Comics can be a great way to get your bilingual kid to read in the minority language. Here are six we recommend in German.

October 1, 2019

Time flies: 30 years ago the Berlin wall came down. 6 amazing kids" books on the topic to read to and with your children and discuss.

September 21, 2019

5 amazing, inspiring, informative and stunning children's books that teach kids about nature, climate and sustainability.

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June 20, 2019

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