Why? Why? Why? Junior (Vol. 59): What Do We Do in the Springtime?

Wieso? Weshalb? Warum? junior, Band 59: Was machen wir im Frühling?

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  • WWW Junior has sold over 6 million copies in Germany
  • WWW Junior has been translated into 16 languages
  • With playful elements, flaps to lift and windows to peer through
16 pp 2 years + 18 x 19,7 cm EUR 11.99 January 2017 Wire-O 978-3-473-32659-4 • With flaps.


In the spring, nature wakes from its winter slumber and children can hardly wait to spend more time outside as the weather gets warmer – and Easter is coming soon! This book is one of four that take a close look at each of the seasons: what we do, what we celebrate, what we wear, and what is happening out in the garden.

Spring is the time of year when nature rouses from its winter slumber; flowers appear and trees begin to blossom. Children are eager to play outside again now that the weather is nicer. And they look forward to Easter, helping bake and decorate, painting Easter eggs, and making baskets to hold all the eggs they hope to collect. Young readers can follow the family depicted in the book to see what they are doing, wearing, celebrating, and what is happening in their garden.

About the Series

WWW Junior is a unique invitation to discover the world in a playful way. The junior series features a compact format with large, movable flaps for kids thirsty for knowledge. Centered on who-what-how questions, the titles in this series take on fascinating subjects. The questions of 2- to 4-year-olds are to a large extent answered by information contained in the illustrations, complemented by clear, friendly texts.

The Author

Andrea Erne was born in 1958 in Stuttgart, Germany. She studied German, politics and cultural studies and began her career as an editor for a daily newspaper. She then moved to a large children's book publisher, and later began working freelance as an editor and author for book publishers and newspapers.

The Illustrator

Susanne Szesny was born in 1965. She studied visual communication in Münster and received a diploma in design. After her studies, she worked freelance as an illustrator of games books, board books and picture books. In her opinion, a book should transport an inner value (a message, a teaching) and be a source of inspiration for children and adults equally. With her pictures she tries to build a bridge between the emotional worlds of children and adults.