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Laetitia Powell-Gutierrez, Foreign rights manager A.W.Bruna Publishers

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CircusPatz International
Utrecht, The Netherlands






The Extraordinarily Remarkable Diaries of Victor Veggiestein


Imagine you’re a young inventor and your parents have gone on holiday without you. Your friends have left you in the lurch and it’s just you and a cellar full of vegetables you don’t like. Then it’s not surprising that you go in search of a new friend in the shape of a veggie creature brought to life in your secret Lab Cellar, or is it?

More info? Contact Laetitia Powell-Gutierrez, Foreign rights manager A.W.Bruna Publishers

E-mail: laetitia.powell@apawb.nl



The Ministry
of Very Secret Affairs


The Ministry of Very Secret Affairs, led by the mysterious Maximus family, solves cases so bizarre that the police and regular Secret Affairs are unable to crack them. That is why the Ministry is looking for very clever girls and boys to solve these very mysterious cases. After all, children are simply more suitable for certain cases, because they think differently from grown-ups...

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E-mail: laetitia.powell@apawb.nl

Villa Willemina


Willemina's parents inherit an old and strange retirement home packed with old grandmas and grandpas. The three of them move to the terrifying villa on top of an island to take care of all the old people. It's a new world for Willemina. In every room awaits yet another adventure. Sometimes it seems like the Villa keeps changing inside and how is it possible that there are always new grandpas and grandmas come to live in the villa but the villa is not getting full?

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E-mail: patz@circuspatz.com




The Ministry of Very Secret Affairs and the Lost Legion

When a number of ditches and lakes around the small town of Niemansfort refuse to freeze over during an exceptionally cold winter, everyone thinks it’s a natural phenomenon.

However, the Ministry of Very Secret Affairs thinks otherwise. It sends its best agents to the town surrounded by old forts and bunkers to size up the situation…
Ministry of Very Secret Affairs and The Sunken Labyrinth

It’s the autumn half-term. For some time now, sea containers have very mysteriously been disappearing from large ships shortly before entering the port of Wallepoort. The police and the coast guard are at their wits’ end. The Ministry of Very Secret Affairs is once again asked to shed some secret light on the situation...



The Vanished Palace of Mirrors and the Order of the Weatherlords

What happens when the world-famous Palace of Mirrors is simply lifted from the beach of Dune Island by a whirlwind and blown away in broad daylight? Then the Very Secret Ministry of Very Secret Affairs springs into action to get to the very bottom of this very mysterious mystery.




Ministry of Very Secret Affairs and the Splitting City

From one day to the next, the town of Zilterem is split in two by an enormous crack. The usually tranquil town becomes headline news all over the world, but everyone soon returns to their regular lives. The crack, however, keeps growing and growing, while the little town seems to become quieter and quieter.







Please contact Patz van der Sloot for more info about the MVSA. patz@circuspatz.com
The Ministry of Very Secret Affairs

The Ministry of Very Secret Affairs, led by the mysterious Maximus family, solves cases so bizarre that the police and regular Secret Affairs are unable to crack them. That is why the Ministry is looking for very clever girls and boys to solve these very mysterious cases. After all, children are simply more suitable for certain cases, because they think differently from grown-ups. One of CircusPatz most complete transmedia properties.







Besides offering wonderfully exciting books full of adventures and mysteries, the Ministry of Very Secret Affairs also publishes detective books involving Very Secret Cases that you need to solve yourself! Using all the evidence from the folder (letters, photos, maps and other documents) plus the extra evidence that you can download from the extremely secret website, you can successfully solve the case...


How you discovered the Fabulous Adventure Planets

In this unique, beautifully designed diary that tells of the adventures of Maud the Astronaut’s Rocket Ship, the young readers – or children who are being read to – embark on the most fantastic adventures when they join Maud the Astronaut and her robot dog Laika on their voyage of discovery past the Adventure Planets.

Dutch| Published by CircusPatz/A.W. Bruna Publishers

>> Book trailer (youtube)
How you discovered the Uncharted Adventure Islands (audiobook)

Are you ready for a new adventure? Did you say goodbye to all your friends? And did you pack all your adventure kit? Because you’ll be the one setting off on an adventure. In this audiobook, which is narrated by Aart Staartjes (the well-known Dutch children’s television actor), you’ll be playing the starring role…

Dutch | Published by CircusPatz/A.W. Bruna Publishers
How you discovered the Miraculous Adventure Islands

In this unique, beautifully designed ship’s log of the HMS Adventure, the young readers – or children who are being read to – embark on the most fantastic adventures when they join Captain Knots and his ship’s cat Gary on their voyage of discovery past the Adventure Islands.

Dutch | Published by CircusPatz/A.W. Bruna Publishers


>> Book trailer (youtube)

My Sketchbook Backpack

Of course, as an adventurer, you never know when you’ll be making your next discovery. That’s why it’s always a good idea to have your sketchbook on hand. After all, all the famous explorers had one too…

Published by CircusPatz/A.W. Bruna Publishers

My Holiday Adventure Suitcase

Turn your Holiday into a true Holiday Adventure and collect all your holiday memories with the Holiday Adventure Suitcase.

Published by CircusPatz/A.W. Bruna Publishers


The Adventurous Girls and Boys Club presents


The ‘How you…’ discovery adventures

Do you like discoveries and adventure? In that case, the ‘How you…’ discovery adventures are just the thing for you! From the Miraculous Adventure Islands and the Fabulous Adventure Planets to the summer holidays or a pyjama party, with the ‘How you….’ discovery adventures, anything can be turned into a real adventure...



And the ‘How you…’ discovery adventures are all about you. Yes, you. Because you’ll be the one setting off on an adventure. With your mum or dad, or with your friends. Or with Captain Splash or Maud the Astronaut. Whoever you prefer. You can listen to the discovery adventures, read them, or even turn your holiday or slumber party into a unique experience!

Have fun on your discoveries!





The Adventure suitcase of Adventurer Julius (8 years). He not only discovered an old roman bridge in Spain (2007), but also the beach with-the-little-mini-flies in Brittany (2008).