Every evening Jonathan tells his little brother Krümel about the land of Nangijala - the land of legends and fairy tales. Nangijala is the land that people come to after death. And soon the time will come - Jonathan and Krümel meet in the mysterious paradise where everyone lives peacefully together. But life in Nangijala is threatened by a cruel tyrant - and with that begins an exciting adventure for the Lionheart brothers ...
by Michael Ende
Momo, a little scruffy girl, lives on the outskirts of a big city in the ruins of an amphitheater. She has nothing but what she finds or what is given to her, and an extraordinary gift: She listens to people and gives them time. But one day the ghostly army of the gray men marches into the city. They are after the precious lifetime of the people and Momo is the only one who can still stop the dark power of the time thieves ...
by Paulo Coelho
Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd, has a recurring dream: a treasure lies ready for him at the foot of the pyramids. Should he give up the familiar for possible wealth? Santiago is brave enough to follow his dream. He embarks on a journey that takes him via the souks in Tangier to Egypt, he finds himself in the silence of the desert and realizes that life holds treasures that cannot be weighed in gold.
by John Green
"Cancer books are stupid," says 16-year-old Hazel, who has cancer herself. Under no circumstances does she want to be pityed and cannot do anything with self-help groups. Until she meets the intelligent, good-looking and devastatingly quick-witted Gus in a group. He deals aggressively with his illness. Hazel and Gus discuss books, listen to music, watch films and fall in love - despite their handicaps and inexperience. Gus makes Hazel's big dream come true: Together they fly to Amsterdam to meet Peter Van Houten, the author of Hazel's absolute favorite book. A profound, emotional and at the same time cheeky youth book about illness, love and death.
When the professional pilot and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry invented his 'Little Prince' in 1943, he could not have foreseen what a huge global success his booklet would be. The philosophical-poetic story of the little prince, who travels all sorts of strange planets in search of friends, exerts an unbroken fascination. The modern fairy tale touches readers of all ages with its plea for humanity and was provided with illustrations by the author himself. The ideal book to give away or to receive as a present.
by Erich Segal
While studying law, Oliver falls in love with his cheeky fellow student Jenny. He comes from a rich family, she is the daughter of poor Italian immigrants. His father is strictly against the connection, but Oliver prefers to be disinherited than to do without his Jenny. After the wedding, the young happiness seems perfect. But then fate strikes mercilessly.