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Petersen Buchimport GmbH ist seit 1950 einer der führenden Importeure fremdsprachiger Literatur und mit seinen Dienstleistungen rund um dieses Thema ein wichtiger Partner für den Buchhandel in Deutschland, Österreich und Luxemburg. So findet ihr in euren Lieblingsbuchhandlungen zum Beispiel auch englischsprachige Titel! Auf Heldenstücke stellt Petersen Buchimport Neuheiten und Bestseller im Bereich Kinderbuch auf Englisch vor.


Neue englischsprachige Bücher im Frühling

Lernen eure Kinder gerade Englisch? Oder sprechen es sogar schon richtig gut? Dann findet ihr hier spannende neue Bücher auf Englisch für die Altersgruppe sieben bis zwölf Jahre. Petersen Buchimport gibt zu jedem Buch eine kurze Info – natürlich auf Englisch.

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When Evie talks to animals, they talk back!

Petersen Buchimport Evie and the Animals
Matt Haig
Canongate Books Ltd
ab 7 Jahren

Eleven-year-old Evie has a talent: a supertalent. She can hear what animals are thinking. She promises to keep it top secret, but then an evil pet-thief strikes. Every animal in town is in danger and only by daring to be herself can Evie save her furry and feathered friends.




A robot called Eric

Petersen BuchimportRunaway Robot
Frank Cottrell Boyce
Macmillan Children’s Books
ab 9 Jahren

Runaway Robot is a funny and heartwarming adventure about two best friends helping put themselves back together.

When Alfie goes to Airport Lost Property, he finds more than he bargained for. A lot more. Because there’s a giant robot called Eric hidden away on the shelves. Eric has lost one leg and half his memory. He’s super strong, but super clumsy. He’s convinced that he’s the latest technology, when he’s actually nearly one hundred year’s old and ready for the scrap heap. Can Alfie find a way to save Eric from destruction – before Eric destroys everything around him?



Wayside School is back in session

englischsprachige Bücher Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom
Louis Sachar
ab 8 Jahren

For the first time in twenty-five years, Wayside School is back in session in this brand-new, fourth installment in the perennially beloved and bestselling series by Newbery Medal-winning author Louis Sachar.

Your favorite students and teachers are all here. That includes Sharie, who loves her striped-and-spotted umbrella more than anything; Kathy, who has a bad case of oppositosis; Jason, who has to read the longest book in the world; and the rest of Mrs. Jewls’s class on the thirtieth floor, who are busily collecting toenail clippings. Everyone is scrambling to prepare for the all-important Ultimate Test, but meanwhile, there is a mysterious Cloud of Doom looming above them …



Ross Molloy just wants to be normal

englischsprachige BücherWink
Rob Harrell
Hot Key Books
ab 9 Jahren


Ross doesn’t want to lose his hair, or wear a weird hat, or deal with the disappearing friends who don’t know what to say to ‘the cancer kid’. But with his recent diagnosis of a rare eye cancer, simply blending in is no longer an option. Ross – and his friends and his family – all need to work out how to deal with this devastating challenge that Life has thrown down. Maybe Batpig can come to the rescue? Based on Rob Harrell’s own real life experience of eye cancer, and including amazing comic-strip artwork, this poignant and authentic novel is unforgettable, hilarious and uplifting.



Judy Moody is in it to win it

Petersen Buchimport Judy Moody, Super Book Whiz
Megan McDonald
Walker Books Ltd
ab 8 Jahren


The Virginia Dare Bookworms are reading up a storm to prepare for the book quiz. Judy’s trying out all kinds of tricks: from hanging upside down like Pippi Longstocking to teaching herself to speed read The Princess in Black; even Stink has covered a cape in sticky notes to help him remember all the answers! They may have super reading skills, but who knows when a serious case of brain freeze will strike! Will the Bookworms be as cool as cucumbers or freeze up on the big day?




In one day, four lives weave together in unexpected ways

englischsprachige BücherHello, Universe
Erin Entrada Kelly
Templar Publishing
ab 9 Jahren


Virgil Salinas is shy and kindhearted and feels out of place in his loud family. Valencia Somerset, who is deaf, is smart, brave, and secretly lonely, and loves everything about nature. Kaori Tanaka is a self-proclaimed psychic, whose little sister Gen is always following her around. And Chet Bullens wishes the weird kids would just act normal so that he can concentrate on basketball. They aren’t friends – at least not until Chet pulls a prank that traps Virgil and his pet guinea pig at the bottom of a well. This disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find the missing Virgil …



A boy and his best friend

The Dog Who Lost His Bark
Eoin Colfer
Walker Books Ltd
ab 7 Jahren

Patrick has been desperate for a dog of his own for as long as he can remember – and this summer, with his father away, he longs for a buddy more than ever. In his short doggy life, Oz has suffered at the hands of bad people. Somewhere out there, he believes, is an awesome boy – his boy. Maybe when they find each other he will learn to bark again …


Hier stellt die Heldenstücke-Kinderredaktion das Buch vor und sagt euch ihre Meinung zur deutschen Ausgabe des Buchs, “Der Hund, der sein Bellen verlor”.


A dangerous secret

englischsprachige BücherWaiting for Anya
Michael Morpurgo
ab 8 Jahren

It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his mountain village in Spain. Now, German soldiers have been stationed at the border. Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped. The slightest mistake could cost them their lives.



Becoming sisters?

englischsprachige BücherTo Night Owl From Dogfish
Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer
ab 10 Jahren

Avery Bloom, who’s bookish, intense, and afraid of many things, particularly deep water, lives in New York City. Bett Devlin, who’s fearless, outgoing, and loves all animals as well as the ocean, lives in California. What they have in common is that they are both twelve years old, and are both being raised by single, gay dads. When their dads fall in love, Bett and Avery are sent, against their will, to the same sleepaway camp. Their dads hope that they will find common ground and become friends–and possibly, one day, even sisters.



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