Boarding School of Evil Animals (Vol. 6): The Decision

Internat der bösen Tiere, Band 6: Die Entscheidung

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  • A secret boarding school trains the best humans and animals

  • Boarding School of Evil Animals (Vol. 1): The Test wins the Zurich Children's Book Prize 2020
320 pp 10 years + 15,3 x 21,5 cm EUR 15.99 September 2022 Hardcover 978-3-473-40871-9 • With cut-outs.


The final battle is coming ever closer – Noël can feel it in every fibre of his body. Soon he will encounter his archenemy Uko and there will be only one survivor. Until then, the best of the best among the evil animals are training him: climbing, diving, stalking and other vital skills. But Noël’s chances of a victory against Uko dwindle dramatically because before he can even complete his training, he is abducted from the islands.

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.