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Contents Clavis Toddler p 2 Clavis Picture Books p 12 Seasons p 12 So many emotions p 26 Together p 31

Let’s play and learn

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Believe in yourself p 44 Fantasy p 48

Non-fiction

Clavis Early Readers

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Clavis Middle Grade p 69 Clavis Young Adult

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©2021, Clavis Publishing, picture by Bente Pompen

Clavis Toddler Every child loves to read and even babies and toddlers can enjoy warm stories and beautiful images. But in this case the books have to suit their needs and they have to fit in their tiny little hands. That’s why the titles in our toddler line are tailormade for the little ones: with recognizable themes, rich language, fun characters and firm pages.


Keywords:

Clavis Toddler

Seasons, fall, winter, playing outside.

Fall and Winter A book full of recognizable illustrations of a colorful day in fall and a winter day in the snow! Yay, it’s fall! I take my umbrella and go outside. The leaves fall to the ground and I see mushrooms and snails. Then winter comes! The bare trees look beautiful and it’s nice and cold. I play in the snow and feed the birds.

By Liesbet Slegers Board book 160 x 160 mm 12 months and up 12 spreads + cover

More books in this series

Cars

Eating and Playing

Bathing and Sleeping

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Keywords:

Bedtime, going to bed, sleeping, rituals.

Good Night, Lily and Milo 3 rd reprint! More books about Lily and Milo

Counting Animals with Lily and Milo

4 th reprint!

A cute story about the evening ritual. All the rituals are covered from putting on pajamas to reading a story and kissing goodnight. Bedtime! It’s late, so Lily and Milo are going to sleep. Lily is ready, but Milo is not! He must put on his pajamas and he still has to brush his teeth. And ... where is his stuffed mouse?

By Pauline Oud Hardback with round corners 210 x 220 mm 24 months and up 32 pages

Fall with Lily and Milo

Winter with Lily and Milo


Keywords:

Clavis Toddler

Fall, seasons, forest, trees, playing outside.

Bobby in the Fall A cheerful seasonal book about fall and playing outside. Nuts, pine cones, chestnuts and mushrooms: it’s fall! Bobby cleans up the garden together with his dog Trix.

By Ruth Wielockx Board book 210 x 220 mm 24 months and up 9 spreads + cover

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A Day at Home with Bobby

On a Journey with Bobby

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Keywords:

Dentist, brushing teeth, dental hygiene.

Anna at the Dentist A reassuring story about a visit to the dentist. Anna goes to the dentist with Dad. Together with Rabbit, she gets to sit in the high chair. The dentist explains what she’s going to do with the mirror and the little hook. Anna brushes her teeth twice a day. The dentist can’t find a single hole. By Kathleen Amant Hardback with round corners 210 x 220 mm 30 months and up 32 pages


Keywords:

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Nature, animals, growing, blossoming, metamorphosis.

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Watch Me Grow A colorful introduction to the nature around us. From a tiny caterpillar to a wonderful butterfly, from a tadpole to a real frog... Look how I grow and how beautiful I become! An introduction to the wonderful nature around us.

By Anita Bijsterbosch Hardback with round corners 210 x 220 mm 30 months and up 32 pages

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More books by Anita Bijsterbosch

Good Morning, Farm

Animals at Play


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Keywords:

Reading together, learning words, winter, animals.

Little Bear. Playing in the Snow An interactive co-reading book for toddlers, with a focus on language development. Little Bear likes to play in the snow. Will you play with him? With each of these three forest stories comes a large picture-puzzle and a funny puzzle you can solve together. By Marja Baeten and Annemiek Borsboom Board book 210 x 220 mm 30 months and up 12 spreads + cover

More books in this series

Little Fox. Playing in the Forest

Little Goat. Playing at the Farm

Little Monkey. Playing in the jungle



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Keywords:

Emotions, feelings, cat.

Learning with Skip. Emotions

A fun and educational series in which Skip introduces toddlers to the world. Hi, here’s Skip! This smart kitty helps you better understand the world around you. Do you want to learn about emotions or learn to count to ten? Skip will give you a hand.

By Sam Loman Hardback with round corners 210 x 220 mm 30 months and up 32 pages


Keywords:

Counting, numbers, cat.

Clavis Toddler

Learning with Skip. Counting By Sam Loman Hardback with round corners 210 x 220 mm 30 months and up 32 pages

Also in this series

Learning with Skip. Good Night

Learning with Skip. Colors

Learning with Skip. Opposites

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Seasons With sunglasses on your nose, or with winter gloves on. Between the falling leaves or the singing birds ... We read all year long!


Keywords:

Seasons

Fall, rabbit, rain, moss, nature, outside.

Ribbit Hops into Fall

A funny fall book full of rain puddles to jump into. Ribbit got new rain boots. They are red with white dots and very pretty. He can’t wait to go to the forest and look for mushrooms. Then he can try out his new boots.

By Martine van Nieuwenhuyzen Hardback 250 x 260 mm 3 years and up 32 pages

More about Ribbit

Ribbit Tries to Eat

(Almost) Everything

Ribbit Always Has a (Good) Idea

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Keywords:

Fall, animals, forest, problem solving.

I Am the Smartest

A funny story about trying to outsmart your friends. Dog wants to play with his friend Squirrel. But Squirrel doesn’t have time, because he has to collect nuts for the winter. And Fox is hungry! Who will get what he wants? Or do they all win?

By Ellen DeLange and Malgorzata Zajac Hardback 210 x 290 mm 4 years and up 32 pages

More from this duo

Monty’s Special Day



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Seasons

The best books for fall...

Luke and Lottie. Fall is Here

Fall with Lily and Milo

Katie in the Forest

Kevin in Fall

Series sold to Russia, Korea, Romania, Spain, China and the USA!

The Big Forest Book

5th reprint!

All About The Seasons

Park Rangers and What They Do

Wonders of the Wood. Secrets of the Wild Forest

2nd reprint!


Seasons

... and for Halloween!

Luke and Lottie. It’s Halloween!

Sarah in Fall

Little Ghost and the Bats

Knight Milan sets off on Adventures in Fall

This Book Is Full of Monsters

Gilbert the Ghost

Halloween with Little Dog Doughnut

Ricky Celebrates

4 th reprint!

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Keywords:

Snow, winter, cold, playing outside.

Swish Swoosh in the Snow A warm and snowy book for winter days! The world is white today. A girl and her dog go outside. A snowball fight, making a snowman, ice skating.... so much fun! But do the other animals like the cold and snow too?

talent: International Sweden! Illustrator from By Ellen DeLange and Anna Lindsten Hardback 210 x 290 mm 3 years and up 32 pages

More in this series

Pitter Patter Goes the Rain

Flip Flop to the Beach We Go



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Keywords:

Christmas, farm, animals, tractor, nature conservation.

Little Tractor and the Christmas Tree

A funny Christmas story with a beautiful, green message! This year Little Tractor gets to pick out the Christmas tree. He chooses a beautiful, small tree. Perfect for decorating! But... Does the fir tree actually want to be a Christmas tree?

By Natalie Quintart and Philippe Goossens Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages

Series already sold to Denmark, Russia, Slovenia, Spain (Bask) and Thailand! Also about Little Tractor

Little Tractor is Afraid

Little Tractor is Jealous


Keywords:

Seasons

Christmas, magic, presents, cats.

A Purrrfect Christmas

A warm Christmas story for cat lovers, big and small! On Christmas Eve, a lonely hungry stray kitten sees a sad little girl holding a letter. They couldn’t suspect that tomorrow a wish will come true… for both of them!

By Ellen DeLange and Caroline Bonne Müller Hardback 210 x 290 mm 4 years and up 32 pages

More by Ellen DeLange

Who Is Shrieking So Early?

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Keywords:

Winter, snow, friendship, sharing, playing, helping.

Just for You

Seasons

International talent: Illustrator from Italy!

A warm book about giving and getting something beautiful in return. For everyone! A sweater for everyone! Piglet hands out balls of wool to his friends, so they can play in the snow together later. But… is there a ball of wool for Piglet too?

By Francesca Pirrone Hardback 210 x 290 mm 5 years and up 32 pages

International bestseller: already published in 12 languages!

More by Francesca Pirrone

Little Book of Kindness

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The best books to put under the Christmas tree 4 th reprint!

Luke and Lottie. It’s Christmas

Christmas with Lily and Milo

Ian and Sarah Celebrates Christmas

10 reprint! th

Already sold to Denmark, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Macau, Russia, Taiwan, Ukraine and the US!

Santa and the Christmas Mice

The Little Christmas Tree

This Way to Christmas

Santa’s Year

Santa’s Present Hunt

Ricky Wants a Christmas Tree

Already sold to Denmark, Italy, Ukraine and the US!

14 th reprint!


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The warmest books for winter! t!

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4 th reprint!

Luke and Lotty. Winter Is Here!

Winter with Lily and Milo

Katie in Winter

2nd reprint!

Winterfun

Warm Clothes For Bear

Little Tractor in Winter

Series sold to Russia, Denmark, Spain (Basque), Slovenia, Thailand, Sweden! Now also available in a board book!

e Worldwid A Warm Friendship

Heartwarming Snow

Because I Love You So Much

bestseller!


©2020, Clavis Publishing, picture by Whitley Obobaifo

So many emotions! How are you feeling today? Children face many different situations and so many unknown emotions. Books help children recognize and name their feelings and discuss them in an easy, safe and playful way Angry, happy or sad? It’s okay to feel this way.


Keywords:

Saying goodbye, death, life, grief, connection.

So many emotions

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Missy’s flowers With flaps!

A heartwarming picture book about beautiful farewells. For young and old! Mouse’s teacher is very sick and she won’t get better. Mouse makes beautiful letters for Missy until she is gone. Fortunately, Mouse is not alone.

By Wina Eberhard Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages

Golden medal winner of the Key Colours Competition 2020 Europe!


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So many emotions

Keywords:

Arguments, parents, solutions, emotions.

Monster in Your Head A sensitive yet funny book about trying to resolve arguments. Because mom and dad also grumble sometimes. Tess is startled. She sees that Mom is crying. And Dad looks angry. There must be a monster in their heads! But maybe Tess can make the monster disappear?

By Hong Cuili and Lisa Brandenburg Hardback 250 x 260 mm 5 years and up 32 pages


Keywords:

Family, mom, love, cuddling, being together.

So many emotions

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What I Love A soft and warm book about cherishing each other. For everyone who loves to cuddle. What I love? I love watching you grow up and flourish. I love all our moments together.

By Eve Grosset Hardback 250 x 260 mm 5 years and up 32 pages

Internati onal talent: Il lustrator from Fra nce!


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So many emotions

Keywords:

Moving, changes, new things, emotions.

Everything Is New

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A sensitive picture book about getting used to a new situation. So many new things! Since we moved, nothing is the same. If only I could go back to the old days, before everything became new. Or is new sometimes fun too?

By Aylar Abraham Hardback 250 x 260 mm 6 years and up 32 pages

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Together Books bring people together. Reading teaches us that we are all different and all the same. With each reader, the world becomes a little more beautiful.

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Together

Keywords:

Baby, brother, sister, family.

Luke and Lottie. Big Brother and Big Sister A cheerful and relatable picture book about becoming a big brother and a big sister. Luke and Lottie are going to be big brother and big sister! There is a baby on the way. First they have to wait a while, but then the big day has arrived.

By Ruth Wielockx Hardback 250 x 260 mm 3 years and up 32 pages

Series alrea dy sold to China, Den mark, Italy , Romania, T urkey and the US! More about Luke and Lottie

Luke and Lottie and their Vegetable Garden

Luke and Lottie. To School!


Keywords:

Friendship, adventure, boat, sailing.

Together

Oscar and Nina Build a Boat An upbeat story about helping others and making new friends. For all adventurers who love the sea. Recently, Bamboo has been living with Oscar and Nina in the lighthouse. But winter is coming and Bamboo is cold. Oscar and Nina build a boat so Bamboo can sail back to his warm home. But then Bamboo realizes that no one is waiting for him at home. He realizes that home is where your friends are... By Natalie Quintart and Myriam Berenschot Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages

More in this series

Oscar and Nina Save Bamboo

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Keywords:

Friendship, playing outside, prejudices, excluding.

Boar Wants to Play Together nt

New tale

A relatable story about making new friends. No one wants to play with Boar. He stinks and has itchy bugs. Then Boar discovers that Badger also has itchy bugs. Badger feels caught out and starts a mud fight. What starts as a fight ends in a mud party!

By Nico Vriesema and Tirza Beekhuis Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages



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Together

Keywords:

Being kind, being naughty, friendship, playing together.

Bitterboiled Brenda

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A mischievous picture book about a naughty girl. But also fun for sweet kids! There are sweet kids, good kids, neat kids, friendly kids, nice kids and fun kids. And there is Brenda, the naughtiest and meanest kid ever! Until Oswald joins their class…

By Lili Messina Hardback 250 x 260 mm 5 years and up 32 pages


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Let’s play and learn How many flowers do you see in the drawing? Do you recognize all the animals? And what color is the girl’s coat? Be curious and each book will make you smarter.


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Let’s play and learn

Keywords:

Forms, squares, circles, triangles, learning.

The World of Worm. Shapes

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An instructive look-and-tell book, about shapes. First volume in the series. Welcome to the world of Worm! Worm finds shapes everywhere; circles, squares, triangles.... even a star! He can also demonstrate the shapes with his long body. Can you recognize them all?

By Esther van den Berg Hardback 250 x 260 mm 3 years and up 32 pages

2nd reprint in 1 year!

Already published in 7 languages!

More by Esther van den Berg

Already published in 10 languages!

Good Night, Sleep Tight

First Day of School

Hop at Swimming Class


Keywords:

Recycling, second hand, environment, problem solving.

Let’s play and learn

Rob the Rubbish Rat A funny story about finding clutter and cleaning up! Rob the junk rat finds clutter in his forest, all left by humans! He takes everything back to his lair. When there is no more room there, he and Mouse go on a thrift store adventure!

By Bettina Ijzendoorn and Malgorzata Zajac Hardback 250 x 260 mm 5 years and up 32 pages

Already published in 5 languages!

Also illustrated by Malgorzata Zajac

Monty’s Special Day

Afraid of the Neighbour

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Keywords:

Art, history, Michelangelo, Van Gogh, Picasso.

Chasing the Sun s

New serie

Three poetic picture books about world-famous works of art and their artists. An ode to Van Gogh, Michelangelo and Henri Julien Félix Rousseau. For big and little art lovers.

By Liu Hao Hardback 210 x 290 mm 5 years and up 32 pages

More in this series

A tribute

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Keywords:

Art, history, Michelangelo, Van Gogh, Picasso.

David’s Birth

By Liu Hao Hardback 210 x 290 mm 5 years and up 32 pages

Let’s play and learn

The Flight of the White Dove of Peace

By Liu Hao Hardback 210 x 290 mm 5 years and up 32 pages

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Let’s play and learn

Keywords:

Alphabet, abc, letters, animals, humor.

Silver medal winner of the Key Colours Competition 2020 Europe!

The Crazy Animal ABC

A cheerful ABC in rhyme, with 26 familiar and less familiar animals! A is an ape and B is a bear... What other animals do you see? What’s on Bear’s menu? What does Deer use her antlers for, and why does Guinea Pig look so gloomy?

By Doesjka Bramlage Hardback 250 x 260 mm 6 years and up 64 pages



Believe in yourself! A little support from your friends, a pat on your shoulder, a sweet word in your ear, a book in your hand: it’s the little things that give you that extra push to be the best version of yourself!


Keywords:

Mosquito, talents, learning, believe in yourself.

Believe in yourself

May the Mosquito

A wonderful book about not being allowed but fortunately being allowed again! May is an enthusiastic mosquito that is not allowed to do certain things. But sometimes she is allowed… and she doesn’t understand that very well. Together with Ril the caterpillar, May happily discovers what she is really allowed to do!

By Bart Van Puyenbroek and Jessica Raes Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages

More in this series

Jack the Crocodo

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Keywords:

Prince, princess, fairytales, kisses.

Princess Willpower A tough and funny story about a tough and funny princess, with a nod to the famous fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty. Princess Willpower doesn’t need any kisses! She is the toughest princess in the land and she has other things on her mind than being cute and sweet. Looking for adventure, for example. And saving that prince!

By Tineke Lemmens and Margot Senden Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages

More by this duo

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Keywords:

Perseverance, persistence, patience, courage, commitment.

Believe in yourself

Keep on Trying A relatable book about falling down and getting back up. For readers, cyclists and all other go-getters. Ouch! She fell off the bike. This happens. But the girl still gets up and tries again. Because it’s not about how often you fall, it’s about how often you get up. By Adam Ciccio and Aziz Tekines Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages

More by Adam Ciccio

A Beary Rainy Day

Go Out and Play

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Fly on the back of a dragon, visit a distant planet, rescue a clumsy prince from the tower, or travel to the future. Anything is possible in your imagination ... and in a book!

©2021, Clavis Publishing, picture byby Bente Pompen ©2020, Clavis Publishing, picture Whitley Obobaifo

Fantasy


Keywords:

Fantasy

Little witch, boots, fighting, friends, making up.

Little Witch Mimi Keeps on Flying! This very popular series in Belgium and the Netherlands is now celebrated with a nice thick collection of two well-known Little With Mimi-stories! Little Witch Mimi flies to the moon. But it’s very cold up there. Luckily the moon wears a warm cap. While the moon is sleeping, Mimi puts on the cap. But then the caps falls down … Little Witch Mimi has got a new pair of boots. She is very happy and wants to try them right away. When Mimi flies over the meadow of Bella the cow, something terrible happens: she loses her new boots. Bella likes the boots too and wants to keep them … By Kathleen Amant Hardback 250 x 260 mm 3 years and up 64 pages

More about Little Witch Mimi

Little Witch Mimi

Makes Magic Snow

Little Witch Mimi on Holiday

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Keywords:

Fantasy

Little Red Riding Hood, fairy tales, classics, Brothers Grimm.

Katie’s Big Book of Fairy Tales. Hello Little Red Riding Hood! The famous fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood, retold by bestselling author and illustrator Liesbet Slegers. With more great stories and fun games. Hi, I’m Katie. This is not just any book. This is a fairy tale book! Fairy tales are beautiful stories about leprechauns, princes and princesses, witches, giants, fairies,... and animals that can talk! Do you know the fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf? By Liesbet Slegers Hardback 250 x 260 mm 3 years and up 56 pages

More in this series

Hello Dinosaur! Kevin’s Big Book about Dinosaurs

Today I Am Happy.

Kevin’s Big Book of Emotions

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Keywords:

Wolf, being scared, humor, numbers, fairy tale.

Afraid of the Wolf

International talent: Illustrator from Russia!

A funny book about overcoming fears... And about counting from 1 to 7. The wolf is scary! But not with one clown hat, or two crazy glasses, or three pretty flowers, ... Let’s count together!

By Jessica Spira and Natallia Bushuyeva Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages



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Keywords:

Monsters, fantasy, humor, creative, creeping.

The Big Book of Monsters

An imaginative picture book in rhyme full of crazy creatures. The little drawing wizard scribbles creepy monsters on paper. But help: They come to life! Be surprised by the parade of monsters in this book. And whatever you do... don’t let them escape!

By Ine de Volder and Maarten Arys Hardback 250 x 260 mm 4 years and up 32 pages


Keywords:

Playing, dreaming, day dreaming, fantasy.

Fantasy

Blackbird and Sparrow. The Cloud and the Rock A recognizable and inspiring book about playing and fantasizing! Blackbird and Sparrow keep each other company. Sparrow wants to do a lot and try many different things. Blackbird wants to take it easier by doing nothing or watching television. Being together is perhaps what they enjoy most.

By Eliane de Bleser and Peter-Paul Rauwerda Hardback 250 x 260 mm 6 years and up 32 pages

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Non-Fiction To all little (and bigger) readers out there the world is an open book. Some adventurers get on a ship and others dive into a story and love to learn from books. Our Non-Fiction titles enlarge your world because reading in itself is a voyage of discovery.


Keywords:

Earthquakes, volcanoes, earth, science, nature.

Non-Fiction

The Earth in Motion. Volcanoes and Earthquakes A captivating book full of stunning photos and educational info. Discover why the earth moves. Wow! Volcanoes and earthquakes are breathtaking. They destroy cities, but they also help us. Without volcanoes, there wouldn’t be life on earth. Read about lava flows and sulfur fumes, as well as famous eruptions, solidified works of art, and shock-free buildings. By Mack van Gageldonk Hardback 250 x 260 mm 5 years and up 80 pages

8 titles availa ble in this seri es and more to co me!

More in this series

Underneath the Earth’s Crust Wonders of the Wood. Secrets of the Wild Forest

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Non-Fiction In cooperation with

Children often have butterflies in their belly. When they get to know their own body, when they first fall in love, or when they discover intimacy and sexuality. That’s natural.

Butterflies In Your Belly makes all these steps discussable, with tailor-made books for different ages. Children grow up, and Butterflies In Your Belly grows with them. What a nice feeling.

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Keywords:

Non-Fiction

Sexual education, toddlers, emotions, feelings.

What Do You Feel?

This book focuses on emotions. With lots of information and many fun games and questions. What do you feel? Does another person feel the same? And which words can describe how you feel? It’s nice when you can help another person! And when you say why you are scared, angry or happy. By Pauline Oud Hardback 250 x 260 mm 3 years and up 40 pages

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Non-Fiction

Keywords:

Sexual education, feelings, happiness, sadness, love, jealousy.

Sex education for children


Keywords:

Non-Fiction

Sexual education, reading together, emotions, feelings.

This Is How I Feel Today READING TOGETHER

A richly illustrated and joyful book about feelings, to read together. Parents get to talk to their child in a playful way. Sometimes you feel happy and sometimes you feel angry. You probably also feel sad sometimes, or afraid. Sometimes you feel two of them mixed up. Think of a roller coaster, then you are happy and afraid. And if your brother or sister breaks something of yours, then you are angry and sad. And sometimes you don’t know exactly how you feel. By David Vlietstra and Renske de Kinkelder Hardback 250 x 260 mm 7 years and up 56 pages

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Non-Fiction

Keywords:

Food, fruit, vegetables, healthy food, questions and answers.

Where Does that Banana Come From?

Some things just happen… and you don’t know how! In this series, you’ll see the answers that are normally hidden. Do cucumbers come from a factory? Why are there seeds in an apple? Does broccoli make you strong and are raisins fruit or candy? First, children give answers. Then you see and read the real answer.

By Marja Baeten and Hiky Helmantel Hardback 250 x 260 mm 5 years and up 32 pages

More in this series

Who Cleans the Dirty Train?


Keywords:

Moving away, moving, new place, missing, making new friends.

A New Home for Thomas

A beautiful, relatable and true story about moving house. With lots of extra information in the back. ‘We’re moving!’ Mum says. Thomas gets a lump in his throat. ‘Are we leaving our village? Will I have to go to another school? Won’t I see my friends anymore?’ Thomas wants to know everything… right now!

By Emy Geyskens and Isabelle Gilboux Hardback 250 x 260 mm 6 years and up 48 pages

Non-Fiction

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Keywords:

The human body, health, physical exercise, feelings, hygiene, healthy food.

Healthy with Rex. Feeling Good

A new series for little readers who want to know how their bodies work and what they look like on the inside. From exercising to social video calls with friends, and from taking good care of your body to eating healthy greens. Rex shows you how to keep your body and mind healthy.

Healthy with Rex. Good Hygiene

New Series!

By Esther Lekanne Hardback 250 x 260 mm 6 years and up 32 pages

In cooperation with the Flemish Institute for Healthy Living!


Non-Fiction

Healthy with Rex. Let’s Exercise

Healthy with Rex. Healthy Food

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Reading pleasure Learning to read is important and reading is good for development, but it’s also just plain fun. Our publications for beginning readers focus on reading pleasure. Reading is fun, and so is learning to read!


Keywords:

Learning to read, farm, farmer, thief, animals.

Clavis Early Reader

Learn to Read with Farmer Gus. A Thief in the Meadow LEARN TO READ

A simple story with learning games for beginning readers. Dad is angry. Another mole-trap is gone. That way the mole never gets out of the meadow! Gus jumps up. With his sister Saar and neighbor Rose he’ll find out who the thief is! But the thief is clever. Just watch him!

By Carlo Peeters and Susanne Koster Hardback 250 x 260 mm 6 years and up 48 pages

More in this series

Learn to Read with Farmer Gus.

Watch Out for that Cow!

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Keywords:

Learn to read, winter, Christmas, Christmas tree, humor.

Miss Fie Fun. A Tree for Farmer Bas LEARN TO READ

The third book about Miss Fie Fun! Short dia­ logue, humor, fun illustrations, and craft tips assure reading pleasure. Farmer Bas has gone to the woods. He is looking for a tree for the party. But he’s gone for so long… Bell the Cow and Juf Fie Fun go look for him. Will farmer Bas come home in time with the tree?

By Ann Lootens and Ina Hallemans Hardback 250 x 260 mm 6 years and up 32 pages

More about Miss Fien Fun

Miss Fie Fun. Miss Fie Fun. Bell Wants to Go to the Ball Ron the Ram


Keywords:

Sports, soccer, adventure, friendship.

Clavis Middle Grade

Kief the Goal Thief. Penalty Trophy

Again, Kief can’t resist fighting injustice. The books about Kief are the perfect prelude to Gerard van Gemert’s success series about the Soccer Heroes. Kief takes part in the National Penalty Kick Competition. The final takes place at the end of a game of professional football club FC Aetsveld in a packed stadium. Meanwhile, someone mysteriously steals things from the school’s gym. Together with his friend Remy, Kief discovers a van parked in a suspicious spot. The boys want to find out more… By Gerard van Gemert Hardback 250 x 260 mm 7 years and up 56 pages

More in this series

Kief the Goal Thief. Camping Soccer

Kief the Goal Thief. Beach Soccer

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Keywords:

History, friendship, Aztecs.

Metzi and the Eagle

The fifth volume in this series of historical books is about love and the struggle against something that seems normal to everyone. When Metzi learns that her brother must win the ballgame Tlachtli to avoid being sacrificed to the gods, she puts all her efforts into preventing this sacrifice. She tries to make Cuauhtemoc, the Aztec leader, see that these gruesome sacrifices lead nowhere. But that’s very difficult. Fortunately, she still has a trump card: Pandeon, the eagle she has been hiding from everyone for months. By Gerard van Gemert and Rudi Jonker Hardback 145 x 210 mm 7 years and up 64 pages

More in this series

Ragnar and the Walrus

Trassus and the Lion


Keywords:

Family, love, caring, perseverance, good and bad.

Clavis Middle Grade

The Hot Air Balloon

A poetic story about an otherworldly boy who will do anything to save his dad. A little boy lives with his dad in their house under a red hot air balloon, very high in the sky. He has never set foot on the real world. But when his dad gets sick, he has to descend to find medicine. He must save his dad! He has all kinds of adventures and he meets different people who make him think about right and wrong.

By Dirk Heylen and Erika Decock Hardback 145 x 210 mm 7 years and up 56 pages

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Young Adult A book is not a book. Not just a book. A book is an adventure, a world of experience. Reading is not reading. Not just reading. Reading is feeling tension, falling in love, laughing and crying. Clavis Young Adult is for readers who know that a book is more than just a book.


Keywords:

Search, grief, personality disorder, new beginnings.

Clavis Young Adult

Me and Louise

An intense novel for young adults about who you are and what you can do. Ronja often flees into another personality. This way she manages to maintain control over life, until she increasingly longs to be who she really is. She goes to her aunt in the mountains, where she catches her breath. She walks on the roots of trees, which mysteriously snake beneath her feet. But when she comes into contact with the feral boy Raven, she finds herself at odds with reality.

By Phebe Rasch Hardback 145 x 210 mm 120 pages

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Clavis Young Adult

Keywords:

Hacking, social media, friends, being in love.

Declared Dead

A realistic and exciting page-turner about an omnipresent topic. Isa is happy with her life. She is doing well at school, has a close group of friends and meets the handsome Siebe. Until, out of boredom, she googles her own name and on the fifth hit finds an obituary... Of herself! Upset, she enlists the help of her friends. Who wants her dead? Who could write such a detailed obituary? And why? The perpetrator’s steps become increasingly drastic and dangerous. By Inge Verbruggen Hardback 145 x 210 mm 288 pages

More by Inge Verbruggen

Labyrint

Devil Game


Keywords:

Search, grief, personality disorder, new beginnings.

Clavis Young Adult

Play for Me

Family secrets are of all times. What happened to Ellis’ mother? A historical novel for young adults. 1965. After her mother’s accident in Amsterdam, Ellis finds a baby’s shoe in her mother’s coat. Half-brother Ronald, celebrated pianist in an Amsterdam hotel, does not want contact. His younger brother Leon does. Their parents are a famous actor couple. Why did they stay in Barcelona during the war? Detective Smits investigates who the runaway witnesses to the accident are. During the riots surrounding the wedding of Beatrix and Claus, Ellis and Leon meet again. By Ria Lazoe Hardback 145 x 210 mm 280 pages

More by Ria Lazoe

Captured Bird

The Gun

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Clavis Young Adult

Keywords:

Fantasy, good and evil, love, power, revenge.

Wings of Death

A fairy tale for young adults, which highlights villains in an original way. The civil war in Nerefel weighs heavily and poverty increases. In desperation of her family, village girl Brynn is married off to nobleman Gilroy. As Brynn opens up more to her fiancé and begins to develop feelings of trust and security, she is kidnapped by the cunning and vengeful Szarka, servant of the rebel leader and the last mage of Nerefel. Brynn gets involved in a conspiracy and finds herself in dark and unknown territory. By Beau Charlotte Hardback 145 x 210 mm 352 pages

More by Beau Charlotte

When I’m Not Around Anymore


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