About us

Children’s thirst for knowledge has been at the heart of TESSLOFF’s activities for more than 50 years. Founded in Hamburg in 1956 by Ragnar Tessloff, the company is an expert for non-fiction children’s books. The programme ranges from activity books for babies, educational kindergarten, pre- and primary school books for children to knowledge-based book series. The successful brand WAS IST WAS includes book series for three different age ranges as well as a first-reading series, puzzle books and audio plays.

Products and services

›WAS IST WAS‹, the famous knowledge brand, has thrilled children for generations.It offers knowledge transfer in various forms of media – books, DVDs, audio books, quizzes and puzzle books – and for three different age ranges.

The new series ›WAS IST WAS First Reading‹ provides thrilling factual information that little space fans will love to read for themselves.

»Touch, Play, Learn!« is the motto of BOOKii, the new digital audio pen from Tessloff. Simply touch pictures or texts in the books with the pen, and you’ll hear original audio sounds!

The new series ›Little Major Tom‹ offers exciting expert knowledge and a good read for boys and girls! Galactic reading adventures for children from 7 and up have been created in successful collaboration with famous German singer Peter Schilling.

Activity titles for children aged 3 and older, picture books and board books are also important segments of TESSLOFF Verlag.

Little Major Tom. The Black Hole

Little Major Tom and his friends Stella and Plutinchen, experience an exciting flight home from the planet Jupiter. The wormhole with which the three little astronauts travel back does not take them to Earth, but to the vastness of space. Not far from a black hole they can just escape its scary gravity head... A breath taking adventure, mixed with a lot of expert knowledge, provides galactically exciting entertainment.

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Tessloff Verlag
Burgschmietstr. 2 – 4
90419 Nürnberg

Phone: +49 911 39906-0
Internet: www.tessloff.com
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Contact person

Helga Uhlemann
International Business Director
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