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Welcome to our Lending Library!

Over the Years, we have accumulated a large number of books for all ages: for children, teenagers and for parents.


We would like to offer all our clients to borrow these books at no cost (apart from p&p).


The titles are arranged by approximate age ~ but can be read earlier or later, of course.


Early Years Story and Picture Books:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle)


The Very Quiet Cricket (Eric Carle)


The Sun Egg (Elsa Beskow) A story of elves, gnomes, nature and children.


Peter in Blueberry Land (Elsa Beskow)


Children of the Forest (Elsa Beskow)


Ollie's Ski Trip (Elsa Beskow)


Pico the Gnome (Martina Mueller)


The Mitten (Jan Brett) A Ukrainian story


Guinea-Pig Podge (Racey Helps)


The Jolly Pocket Postman (Janet and Allan Ahlberg)


Sun and Seed (Daniel C. Bryan)


Good Night (Marjan van Zeyl)


A Hundred Acres Woods (Freddie McKeown)


A Book of Things (Freddie McKeown)


Peace at Last (Jill Murphy)


Five Minutes Peace (Jill Murphy)


The Forgotten Bear (Molly Brett)


The Secret Path (Nick Butterworth)


Farmer Duck (Martin Waddell & Helen Oxbury)


Beatrix Potter's Nursery Rhyme Book


The Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter)


Where the Wild Things Are (Maurice Sendak)


Old Bear (Jane Hissey)

The Golden Key (6 ~ 7):

Rapunzel and Other Grimm's Fairy Tales (Illustrated by Anastasiya Archipova)


Dear Mili (Brothers Grimm & Maurice Sendak)


Little Philip (Leo Tolstoy & Tatiana Kisseliova)


Antarctic Antics ~ A Book of Penguin Poems (JudySierra & Jose Aruego & Ariane Dewey)


Arrow to the Sun ~ A Pueblo Indian Tale (Gerald McDermott
Wanderings of Mumfie (Katherine Tozer)


The Adventures of the Little Pig and Other Stories (F. le Gros & Ida Clark)


Simon Small Moves in (Astrid Lindgren)


Peter Rabbit's 1 2 3 (Beatrix Potter)


Peter Rabbits A B C (Beatrix Potter)


Brambley Hedge (Jill Barklem) Set of eight books

The Brambley Hedge Treasury (Jill Barklem)


Marushka and the Month Brothers (Retold by Philemon Sturges & Anna Vojtech)
The Red Fairy Book (Andrew Lang)


The Yellow Fairy Book (Andrew Lang)


The Piper of Hamelin (Wilhelm Voelkel)


HOP ON POP (Dr. Seuss) godd for first reading practise


Collected Stories for Children (Walter De La Mare)


Mary's Little Donkey and the Flight to Egypt (Gunhild Sehlin) A Christmas Story for young children 


The Collins Book of Stories for 6 Year Olds(Julia Eccleshare)

The Holy and the Lowly (7 ~ 8):

Peronnik the Simpleton ~ A Breton folktale illustrated by Christiane Lesch


Heart of the Arctic (Deborah Howland) The story of a polar bear family.


World Wandered (Kumara Tarr & Anne-Maree Althaus) A whale story.


More English Fairy Tales (Joseph Jacobs)


The Tales of Olga da Polga (Michael Bond)


The Amelia Bedelia Books (very funny and excellent for readin practise):


Amelia Bedelia (Peggy Parish)


Amelia Bedelia Helps Out (Peggy Parish)


Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower (Peggy Parish)


Good Driving, Amelia Bedelia (Herman Parish)


Bravo, Amelia Bedelia! (Herman Parish)


Moris and Boris at the Circus (B. Wiseman) also funny and great for reading practise.


Thornton W. Burgess' 19 'Adventures of ... books (easy to read type)


The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk


The Adventures of Buster Bear


The Adventures of Buster Bear's Twins


The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad


The Adventures of Old Man Coyote


The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat


The Adventures of Bobby Raccoon


The Adventures of Peter Cottontail


The Adventures of Mrs. Peter Rabbit


The Adventures of Blacky the Crow


The Adventures of Poor Mrs. Quack


The Adventures of Old Mother Weswt Wind


The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer


The Adventures of Johnny Chunk


The Adventures of Prickly Porky


The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel


The Adventures of Grandfather Frog


The Adventures of Reddy Fox


The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse


How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Dr. Seuss)


Happy Birthday to You! (Dr. Seuss)


I Can Read With My Eyes Shut (Dr. Seuss)


Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! (Dr. Seuss)


The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss)


Are You My Mother? (P. D. Eastman)


Owl ~ American Indian Animal Lore (Vee Brown)


The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush (Tomie dePaola)


Saint George and the Dragon (Retold by Margaret Hodges and beautifully illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman)

Earth Journey (8 ~ 9):

The Princess and Curdie (George Macdonald)

The Happy Prince and Other Stories (Oscar Wilde)

Peter's Old House (Elsa Beskow))

Nickomoh! A Thanksgiving Celebration (Jackie French Koller &Marcia Sewall)

Children of the Earth and Sky ~ Five Stories about Native American Children (Stephen Kensky & James Watling)

Caterpillars (Dorothy Sterling & Winifred Lubel)

The Nine Little House Books:

Little House in the Big Woods (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

Little House in the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

On the Banks of Plum Creek (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

By the Shores of Silver Lake (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

Little Town on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

These Happy Golden Years (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

The Long Winter (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

The First Four Years (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

Farmer Boy (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

The Cave Twins (Lucy Fitch Perkins)

Just William at School (Richmal Crompton)

Farmer Giles of Ham (J. R R. Tolkien)

The Little Broomstick (Mary Stewart)

Ludo and the Star Horse (Mary Stewart)

The Children of Noisy Village (Astrid Lindgren)

Doctor Dolittle's Zoo (Hugh Lofting)

Gods and Giants (9 ~ 10):

Salar the Salmon (Henry Williamson)


Tarka the Otter (Henry Williamson)


Watership Down (Richard Adams)


The Further Adventures of Nils Holgerson (Selma Lagerloeff)


The Seven Narnia Books:


The Magician's Nephew (C. S. Lewis)


The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C. S. Lewis)


The Horse and His Boy (C. S. Lewis)


Prince Caspian (C. S. Lewis)


The Voyage of the Dawntreader (C. S. Lewis)


The Silver Chair (C. S. Lewis)


The Last Battle (C. S. Lewis)


Viking Adventure (Clyde Robert Bulla & Douglas Gorsline)


Certain Poor Shepherds ~ A Christmas Tale (Elizabeth Marshell Thomas)


The Secret World of Polly Flint (Helen Cresswell)


Emil and the Three Twins (Erich Kaestner)


The Snowflake (Paul Gallico)


Fabre's Book of Insects (Jean Henri Fabre)


The Hounds of the Morrigan (Pat O'Shea)


Animals and their Young (Anita Garneri)


Orient and Occident (10 ~ 11):

The Little Prince (Antoine De Saint-Exupery)


The Adventures of Robin Hood (Roger Lancelyn Green)


The Secret Garden (F. Hodgson Burnett)


Speaking Terms (Mary Wesley)


The Boggart (Susan Cooper)


The Five Dark is Rising Books:


Over Sea, Under Stone (Susan Cooper)


The Dark is Rising (Susan Cooper)


Greenwitch (Susan Cooper)


The Grey King (Susan Cooper)


Silver on the Tree (Susan Cooper)


Warrior Scarlet (Rosemary Sutcliff)


Ring of Bright Water (Gavin Maxwell)


Raven Seek Thy Brother (Gavin Maxwell)


The Jungle Book (Rudyard Kipling

Age 11 ~ 12:

Tristan and Iseult (Rosemary Sutcliff)


The Shield Ring (Rosemary Sutcliff)


The Eagle of the Ninth (Rosemary Sutcliff)


Spring Tide (Mary Ray)


The Mistletoe and the Sword (Anya Seton)


The Pirates of Pompeii (Caroline Lawrence)


The Seeing Stone (Kevin Crossley-Holland)


At the Crossing-Places (Kevin Crossley-Holland)


The Neverending Story (Michael Ende)


Buzzy and the River Rats ~ Book One (John Clarke Hoffman)


Buzzy and the River Rats ~ Book Two (John Clarke Hoffman)

 Age 12 ~ 13:

The Children of the New Forest (Captain Marryat)

The Stuarts (L. F. Hobley) British History

Anne of Green Gables (L. M. Montgomery)

Anne of Avonlea (L. M. Montgomery)

Anne of the Island (L. M. Montgomery)

Anne of Ingleside (L. M. Montgomery)

Anne's House of Dreams (L. M. Montgomery)

A Girl's Guide to Loving Yourself (Diane Mastromanino)

Walk Two Moons (Sharon Creech)

 Age 13 ~ 14:

Eats Shoots & Leaves (Lynne Truss)


Talk to the Hand (Lynne Truss)


The Night of Wishes (Michael Ende)

 Upper School Years:

The Curse of Darkling Mill (Ottfried Preussler)


Zack (William Bell)


The Crystal Cave (Mary Stweart)


The Hollow Hills (Mary Stewart)


The Last Enchantment (Mary Stewart)


The Wicked Day (Mary Stewart)


The Prince and the Pilgrim (Mary Stewart)

Other:

My First Oxford French Words (David Melling)


Dein Buntes Woerterbuch ~ Deutsch Englisch (Emilie Beaumont)


Trilingue Express ~ francais, anglais, allemand (Nathan)


First Thousand Words in Spanish (Heather Amery & Stephen Cartwright)


I Spy Fun House (Walter Wick & Jean Marzollo)


Where's Wally? (Martin Handford)


Where's Wally? The Fantastic Journey (Martin Handford)


Where's Wally Now? (Martin Handford)

Parents:


Steiner Books:

Other Anthroposophical Books:

German Picture Books:

Das Lustige Gemuesegaertchen (Elisabeth Klei & Wera Bockemuehl)


Olle bei Koenig Winter (Elsa Beskow)


Hutzliputz und Seine Freunde (Anne Hofinga & Dorothea Schmidt)


Der Rattenfaenger von Hameln (Ipf & Carl Lindeberg)


Wer Kann's Erraten? Raetsel und Bilder von Ruth Elsaesser

German Story Books:

Momo (Michael Ende)

Die Unendliche Geschichte (Michael Ende)

Das Fliegende Schiff (Arnica Esterl & Eduard Pruessen) Zaubermaerchen und Sagen aus Westfriesland

Tatatucks Reise zum Kristallberg (Jakob Streit)

Sterntaler und Sieben Andere Maerchen der Gebrueder Grimm (im Reim von DorotheaGrebenstein)

Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13 (Michael Ende)

Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivfuehrer (Michael Ende)

Emil und die Detektive (Erich Kaestner)

Rico und Stineli in der Schweiz (Johanna Spyri)

Rico und Stineli in Italien (Johanna Spyri)

Rosenresli (Johanna Spyri)

Oleg oder Die Belagerte Stadt (Jaap ter Haar)

Muenchhausen (Emil Kaestner)

Lump un Schlingel (Jisephine Siebe)

Brueder Machen Manchmal Kummer (Liese Gast)

Zwieselchen (Werner Bergengruen)

So war das mit dem Zirkus (Siegfried Lenz)

Wunderbare Reise des Kleinen Nils Holgerson mit den Wildgaensen (Selma Lagerloeff)

Tiergeschichten (Manfred Kyper)

Die Schoensten Tiergeschichten der Welt (Kipling Jack London Hermann Loens Turgenjew)

Die Schoensten Gute Nacht Geschichten (Jella Lepman & Hansjoerg Schmitthenner)

Kasperle auf Burghimmelhoch (Josephine Siebe)

Der Raeuber Hotzenplotz (Otfried Preussler)

Neues vom Raeuber Hotzenplotz (Otfried Preussler)

Hotzenplotz 3 (Otfried Preussler)

Der Kleine Zauberer Popilus (Herbert Walz)

Abenteuer mit Popilus (Herbert Walz)

Geschichten von Ruebezahl (Johannes Praetorious)

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