WHAT WILL I GROW UP TO BE? by Anne Krueger
When she was a child, Mathilda dreamed of lots of different careers, including being the Easter Bunny, and she also wanted to become an astronaut. But, after throwing up all over her best friend during a really long bike ride, she was forced to accept the terrible truth and abandon her heart’s desire – because she always gets travel sick! However, she remains a huge fan of Yuri Gagarin and space. Now, she’s in her late twenties, and Mathilda is still looking for something to make her fulfilled. Of course, becoming an astronaut is not an option, but what then? And, what about a fulfilled private life? Is there a man out there who can keep up with Yuri Gagarin?
- About the first tricky phase in a young adult’s life
- Realistic setting in Berlin, where everything seems to be possible
- Authentic novel full of comical situations and wit
- Funny and profoundly reflecting
- Reflecting childhood combined with nostalgia for East Germany
- Special but down to earth language with great verbal images
- Outstanding Debut: Literary and compelling but yet entertaining
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…FUNNY, WITTY AND COMPLETELY BELIEVABLE!
Franziska Gehm describes the typical teenage problems without condescension and turns them into a hilarious story. It has you laughing from the beginning to the end.
Thirteen titles available | For girls aged 10+ | Witty series about two half-vampire sisters | Great, young author with quirky sense of humour | English sample translation available | over 900,000 copies sold | Very successful movies in German cinemas in 2012 and 2014 with release of the third movie in December 2016!
A DELICIOUS GIRL FRIEND (VOL. 1)
The twins Daka and Silvania move from Transylvania to a German suburb. This is not extraordinary except that their father is a vampire, which makes the girls half-vampires. Having lived in a rather vampire-like manner with nightly flight excursions and tick races for entertainment the adjustment to life in the suburbs is not easy for the girls. They constantly fall asleep in school and have the hardest time obeying their mother’s strict no-fly rule. To make things worse their father tries to bite the father of the one girl they want to become friends with, Helene, because he flirted with their mother…
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