Boarding school of Evil Animals (Vol. 2): The Trap

Internat der bösen Tiere, Band 2: Die Falle

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  • A secret boarding school trains the best humans and animals.
  • By german bestselling author Gina Mayer – thrilling suspense guaranteed
  • Already over 12.000 copies of Vol. 1 (published in January)
288 pp 10 years + 15,3 x 21,5 cm EUR 15.99 October 2020 Hardcover 978-3-473-40847-4 • With cut-outs.


Noel is over the moon: he has been accepted into the boarding school of evil animals, where he will be taught by a praying mantis, a llama, a marabou and others. But somebody has him in their sights. During a dive with his friend Katokwe, they are attacked by surgeonfish and Katokwe is abducted. When Noel realises who is behind these events, it is too late..

About the Series

Enter the Boarding School of Evil Animals in the Secret Islands. Only the best of their species are accepted here: regal leopards, poisonous scorpions and savage sharks. However, special boys like Noël are being accepted as well, provided they pass the tough entrance exam.

The Author

Gina Mayer was born in Ellwangen, Germany, in 1965, and studied graphic design. She lives with her husband and two children in Düsseldorf, where she works as an advertising copywriter in addition to writing books for teens and adults.

The Illustrator

Clara Vath has been working as a freelance illustrator for various publishers since 2012. Among other things, she illustrates books for children and young adults, a job she loves for its variety and the ability to delve into other worlds. Her illustration style often combines fantastical and mystical elements that invite readers to dream and whisk them away on exciting adventures.

Rights Sold

Hungarian, Russian