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Blood Song (Lharmell, #1)
During the first chapters there were only some things that rubbed me the wrong way:

- the language in general and certain expressions that in my point
not set
Jul 28, 2011
The Eternal Ones (Eternal Ones, #1)
***Contains some spoilers from the first chapters*** Through all her childhood Haven Moore had flashbacks to earlier lives as different persons – that ...more
Dec 09, 2009
Mar 06, 2010
Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat, #1)
"You get three wishes," the genie said. "I wish for a Duck for Dirk, and My Secret Agent Lover Man for me, and a beautiful little house for us to liv ...more
Sep 07, 2013
Sep 07, 2013
The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Mermaids
Who doesn’t like mermaids? All right. A lot of people don’t. But maybe they cherish the idea of tiny folk leading their small but eventful lives unbek ...more
Apr 08, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
Scatterheart - Verbannt in die Ferne
Dear publisher(s), are you sure you had checked the spelling of the final version thoroughly before handing it over to the printers? I am pretty convi ...more
not set
Jan 09, 2012
Mein erstes Shopping-Buch : ein Why do you shop? Buch für Kinder
This satirical approach to explaining the principle of shopping and spending money on superfluous things to children - a "picture book" that makes do ...more
Oct 17, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
Hilfe, dieses Buch hat meinen Hund gefressen!
I... I am kind of cross right now. Why hasn't anybody informed me about this picture book, eh? I need it pronto and I will gift my niece with a copy i ...more
Oct 31, 2014
Oct 24, 2014
This is Shyness (This is Shyness, #1)
This is Shyness has everything the fitting book description offers and probably more: Seventeen-years-old Nia has left her usual habitat, a trailer-pa ...more
not set
Jul 12, 2010
Pride & Prejudice : A BabyLit Counting Primer
Well ... apart from the fact that a bored and bright kid can have an awesome time with every thing that offers colorful illustrations (from food wrap ...more
Mar 2013
Mar 01, 2013
Der Hühnerdieb
"The Chicken Thief" is a beautifully illustrated, wordless story, but I am not sure concerning the book's message, which is supposed to be unexpected ...more
Feb 04, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
Bleeding Violet
3,5 stars. Until about two thirds of the book (the pimply-boy-at-the-lake-incident) I would have rated 4 fully colored stars. But human causalities le ...more
Feb 14, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
Wundermeerschwein Rettet die Welt
Endearing canvas paintings that illustrate the double message:
"Spending time with real friends who care about you is way better than idolizing TV Supe
Aug 18, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Pomelo und sein Lieblingslöwenzahn
Ahhh. Pomelo is so cute. And although he is a tiny elephant who sports a too long trunk and hides under his favorite dandelion I can identify with his ...more
Aug 23, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
Prima, Monster!: Oder: Schafe zählen ist doof
How can you not love a huge, white, teethy and altogether fluffy monster named Prima, who roars, but dances around on much too dainty paws clad in sat ...more
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 24, 2014
Louis, Lotte und das Licht - 3D Bilderbuch mit zwei 3D-Brillen
Sooo cute, this 3D picture book about Louis, the Parisian ladybug, who saves Lotte, a battered moth, from bashing her head to pulp against an ever-lur ...more
Jun 11, 2014
Jun 02, 2014
Die Wolke
One of the most shocking stories I've ever read. Because the scenario is so real and so possible.

The two most horrible scenes are when the heroine ha
Jan 1996
Mar 12, 2011
Up Cat
Since I love well-illustrated picture-books, I spontaneously made use of the auto-approve opportunity for Hazel Hutchins' Up Cat on Netgalley. And I w ...more
Mar 2012
Mar 03, 2012
Es schneit
Look at that cute cover! Read the enthusiastic praise by well-known German newspapers and radio stations! Feel my speechless disappointment:

The story
Nov 27, 2013
Dec 01, 2013
Als die Tiger noch Pfeife rauchten
I don't know. Usually I am enchanted by everything fairytalish and wacky. The crazier the idea or the more far-fetched the setting, the louder my chee ...more
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
Die Bademattenrepublik : Anleitung zum Aufbau einer eigenen Demokratie
Toll! So viel kurzweilige und hilfreiche Informaion auf nur 40 Seiten - inklusive Illustrationen und einer guten Dosis leicht sarkastischen Humors:

Mar 31, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
Schattenmonster : ein Such-Pop-Up ; mit Taschenlampe zum Monster aufspüren
Tell me. How cool is that? You accompany the young narrator from room to room and are introduced to the shadow monsters residing there - with the help ...more
Nov 07, 2014
Nov 07, 2014
Der Reggaehase Boooo: ... und der König, der nicht mehr tanzen wollte oder konnte
I had thought that a picture book that came with its own music to accompany the story would be a splendid idea.

But I didn't know that the CD would co
Jun 15, 2014
Jun 27, 2014
50 Underwear Questions: A Bare-All History
Although the style of its cover illustration did not appeal to me at all, I spontaneusly requested a review copy of 50 Underwear Questions: A Bare-All ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Mar 03, 2012
Madame Butterfly
I have to admit that claiming to have "read" this large-scaled, fanfold retelling of Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" and Lotti's "Madame Chrysanthème" is ...more
Nov 07, 2014
Nov 07, 2014
Pavement Chalk Artist: The Three-Dimensional Drawings of Julian Beever
I love illusions in art. This anamorphic street art by Julian Beever is just ... wow.
Jan 2011
Apr 29, 2011
Ida still im Menschenmeer
I definitely want to own this picture book - like right now. It is pretty much perfect: The colored-pencils-cut-out-collage-with 3D-shadows-style, the ...more
Aug 23, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
The Thread
A friend lent the family saga, which begins during World War I in Thessaloniki and supposedly ends there in the present, to me in order to express her ...more
not set
Nov 01, 2012
Komme gleich
I had a lot of partly painful, partly amused déjà-vus reading this picture book. My parents would also always find something they had to do while wait ...more
Sep 03, 2014
Sep 28, 2014
Schläfst Du schon, Lieselotte?
Gosh, that rampant cow and her friends - including the farm lady - are so cute. I love all those tiny details like the chicken who secretly reads in t ...more
Apr 16, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Fiete Anders - Eine Reise mit dem Wind
Some picture books are also for adults, but some - though not inappropriate or difficult - are sold as children's books but seem to be secretly aimed ...more
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
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