About us

Inquisitive children are insatiable and want to understand everything exactly. TESSLOFF has been answering competently and comprehensively for more than 60 years in an easy to understand manner. Our products inspire to read on and spark interest in other exciting subjects as well.

Tessloff is a leading children’s non-fiction publisher. The programme ranges from activity books for babies, educational kindergarten, pre- and primary school books for children, to answer books and knowledge-based book series. The successful brand WAS IST WAS includes book series for three different age ranges as well as games and interactive multimedia products.

Products and services

›WAS IST WAS‹, the famous knowledge brand, offers knowledge transfer in various forms of media – wasistwas.de, (TING) books, DVDs, radio plays, quizzes, puzzle books, apps and e-books. With large-format photographs, witty extras to marvel at, catchy texts, and colourful layouts, the book series presents expert knowledge in a fascinating and entertaining way.

With ›WAS IST WAS Kindergarten‹ little world explorers aged 3 and older can become absorbed by their favourite factual topics. »At the flaps, get set, go« is the motto of the ›WAS IST WAS Junior‹ series. Numerous activity elements, fascinating explorer flaps and colourful illustrations let children aged 4 and older dive into the rich world of knowledge.

High-quality picture books and board books support the little ones every step of the way as they develop – and they round off the publishing house’s range of products.

My Picture Dictionary. Zoo

Meerkats, penguins, brown bears, flamingoes – this picture book is packed with all kinds of zoo animals, and young kids can learn to recognize and name them. The dictionary playfully promotes language acquisition, and enhances word-image recognition. There’s also a bright yellow bird hidden away on each double page – and the kids’ task is to find it!

Further reading

WAS IST WAS Kindergarten. Fire Brigade

What does the fire service do? How do you get help in an emergency? And what equipment is there inside a firefighting vehicle? The book “Fire Brigade” tells the story of an exciting visit to the fire brigade, and tells kids aged 3 years and up all about the various applications, tasks and equipment of the fire brigade – in an age-appropriate style that’s easy to understand.

Further reading

WAS IST WAS Future. Everything in Flux

In the year 2050, the Earth will be inhabited by 9.6 billion people.
But how will they live? Where will they live? And how likely are
megacities, or cars that hover? WAS IST WAS Future explains
what has influenced the future visions of researchers, what’s the Oracle of Delphi and which past predictions have come true, and which have not.

Further reading

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