"What Babies Eat" is a picture book for children. It explains the process of breastfeeding in easy to understand language. Other aspects of breastfeeding like tandem nursing or milk pumping... More > are also addressed.< Less
Beowulf is the name of the biggest hero in Scandinavian history, and this novella tells his story. Born in Geatland (today's Sweden) Beowulf is a true warrior who, together with his friend Breca,... More > grows up at the king's castle and is formed into a brave fighter.
When he hears about a monster terrorizing the court of the Danes, he decides to set out with Breca and a few men of his own to kill the beast named Grendel. Grendel is lured out of the water by the sounds of warriors feasting and singing, and so Beowulf and his men expect it in the mead hall of the Danes. Beowulf slays the monster, but the nightmare does not end.
Grendel's mother, a mighty water witch, has to be defeated before the Danes can drink their ale in peace again. This and many other adventures of the Geatish hero are retold in this book, accompanied by colorful illustrations.
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A child of a passionate, yet short lived and sad romance between a knight and a princess, Tristan of Lyonesse is abducted and later released at the shores of Cornwall. His skills, wit and... More > intelligence enchant King Mark of Tintagel, not knowing that Tristan is actually his nephew.
A series of twists and turns brings Tristan to Ireland, where he courts the beautiful Isolde on behalf on his uncle. But on their way home to Tintagel, they accidentally share a love potion that was meant for Mark and Isolde.
A painful life of forbidden desire, secret meetings and lies begins for Tristan and Isolde. Tristan seeks to break the spell by joining the Round Table of Camelot, but even the quest for the Holy Grail can not quench his thirst for the love of Isolde.
White Sails is based on the Tristan legend of the 12th century. This timeless love story is presented in the format of a novella, accompanied by 19 illustrations that depict scenes from the tale.< Less
This book is a collection of fourteen traditional tales that are well known throughout Japan. Gods and goddesses, brave heroes and beautiful princesses are the protagonists in these stories, and they... More > are accompanied by 15 colorful illustrations.< Less
Full of enthusiasm, prince Siegfried and his friend Wolfhart set out to seek adventures that would make them heroes. But soon, Siegfried faces a test of courage: he loses his best friend and is... More > supposed to become the king of the Nibelungs, the bravest knights of his time.
With the Nibelung crown, a magic sword and made invulnerable with dragon’s blood, Siegfried decides to brave yet another adventure of a different kind. He conquers the heart of the beautiful Kriemhild, and also helps her brother to the woman of his dreams.
They all would live happily ever after, if it weren’t for evil Hagen of Tronje. Jealousy and unfulfilled love have him conspire a brutal plan that costs Siegfried his life. But he did not consider Kriemhild, who dedicates her life to bitter revenge.
The Falcon, the Eagle and the Queen is based on the medieval poem Song of the Nibelungs. In the format of a novella, both teenagers and adults will enjoy this tale that unfolds accompanied by 20 colorful illustrations.< Less
The novella-length compilation of 28 short Norse folk tales keeps the order that the poems are in within the original compilation of the Poetic Edda. It also stays true to the content, without... More > additions or changes to the story line. Some of the tales' events overlap, or are telling another tale slightly differently. This shows how the poems have evolved into other tales, as there are many variations of the same tale within Northern Europe.
Our journey begins with stories from Asgard, the world of the Gods, and then turns to look at events in our world, bringing us stories of tragic heroes, cursed gold and - of course - love.
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Voller Energie ziehen Siegfried und Wolfhart in die Fremde, um Abenteuer zu erleben. Da wird Siegfried auch schon vor die größte Mutprobe seines Lebens gestellt: er verliert seinen besten... More > Freund und soll dafür unverhofft König der Nibelungen, den tapfersten Rittern seiner Zeit, werden.
Mit der Nibelungenkrone, einem magischen Schwert und durch Drachenblut unverwundbar, macht sich Siegfried später auf, um noch ein etwas anderes Abenteuer zu bestehen. Er erobert das Herz der schönen Kriemhild und verhilft deren Bruder, dem Burgundenkönig, zu seiner Traumfrau.
Eigentlich sollte damit einem Happy End nichts im Wege stehen, wenn da nicht Hagen von Tronje wäre, des Königs rechte Hand am Burgundenhof. Neid und unerfüllte Liebe treiben ihn dazu an, einen Mordkomplott zu schmieden, der Siegfried das Leben kostet. Nur hat er seine Rechnung ohne Kriemhild gemacht, die den heimtückischen Mord an ihrem Mann bitter rächt.< Less