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Great international Children's Books

Ulla Schott
 
Die rote Zora und ihre Bande. Mit Materialien.
Die rote Zora und ihre Bande. Mit Materialien.
"post-war novel about feminist figure who joins up with several other orphans to live in a ruined castle in former Yugoslavia and fights for survival and against discrimination"
The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear
The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear
"many fantastic adventures of this little bear, brilliant illustrations, and in German at least beautiful use of language;"
Momo (Puffin Books)
Momo (Puffin Books)
"brilliant story-telling which at the same time teaches kids the value of time, friendship and honesty over wealth and money"
Ronia, the Robber's Daughter (Puffin Books)
Ronia, the Robber's Daughter (Puffin Books)
"strong feminist figure with a love for freedom and nature, she tries to reconcilliate a feud"
Jackaroo
Jackaroo
"historical novel about the feudal system, and about an innkeeper's daughter fight against the system's inequality"
Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?
Do You Know Pippi Longstocking?
"all Pippi Longstocking books are stunning, but this one has the original illustration on the cover"
Asterix The Gaul (Asterix (Orion Hardcover))
Asterix The Gaul (Asterix (Orion Hardcover))
"all Asterix comics are brilliant, especially the originals with both authors still alive"
Calamity Jane (Lucky Luke Adventure)
Calamity Jane (Lucky Luke Adventure)
"feminist funny comic of the amusing Lucky Luke series"
Winnetou the Apache Knight
Winnetou the Apache Knight
"Karl May wrote many wild west novels whilst in prison. All his novels praise understanding of different cultures and backgrounds, with the friendship of the Apache Indian with "Old Shatterhand"."
The Little Prince
The Little Prince
"The Little Prince might not be a children's book as such, but it is certainly very thoughtfull."
Fall-out (Puffin Teenage Books)
Fall-out (Puffin Teenage Books)
"very sad, environmentalist and best anti-nuke book ever written"
The Outsiders (Puffin Teenage Fiction)
The Outsiders (Puffin Teenage Fiction)
"very touching tale - as good as the film"
The Law of the Four Just Men
The Law of the Four Just Men
"Edgar Wallace's Just Men were somehow my favourites - but I loved reading pretty much all of them."
Detectives in Togas
Detectives in Togas
"a kind of crime mystery set in ancient Rome."
The Little Ghost (Knight Books)
The Little Ghost (Knight Books)
"Little ghost gets confused with time when the clock in the church tower is rewound by 12 hours. Now it has to spook in the day!"
The Black Stallion
The Black Stallion
"All Black Stallion books are adored by horse loving kids."
The Dark is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark Is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree (Puffin Books)
The Dark is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark Is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree (Puffin Books)
"Mystery and Fantasy novel."
The Brothers Lionheart
The Brothers Lionheart
"teaches kids about death. good adventures, very emotional."
Die Feuerzangenbowle.
Die Feuerzangenbowle.
"historical novel set in a time when boys and girls went to seperate schools,"
The Neverending Story
The Neverending Story
"an akward,unsporty kid becomes the hero of Fantasia, where only his imagination can defeat the threatening "Nothing""
Memed, My Hawk (Panther)
Memed, My Hawk (Panther)
"bandits against injustice - Mehmet battles to bring down a tyrant of epic proportions. Kind of Turkisk Robin Hood."
The Colour of Magic: The First  Discworld Novel: 1
The Colour of Magic: The First Discworld Novel: 1
"Terry Pratchett discworld's novels are all a good-mood read. Rincewind is my favourite anti-hero, and this is the book starting off the series, but all are quite enjoyable."
Bille und Zottel. Sammelband 01
Bille und Zottel. Sammelband 01
"German book series about girl and pony."
Emil and the detectives
Emil and the detectives
""Don Quichotte", "The flying classroom" and a lot of other classic tales were written down by this author, especially famous his tale about the twins seperated at birth who meet in a holiday camp."
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
"famous Swedish children's book in which a boy is shrunk and travels with a flock of wild geese."