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Against All Odds

Collins | October 24, 2017 | 336 pages
For readers of The Boys in the Boat, the remarkable story of the unlikely Canadian hockey team that clinched Olympic gold in 1948 The announcement was shocking—Canada, the birthplace of hockey, would not be sending a team to the 1948 Winter Olympics in Switzerland. Outraged, a Royal Canadian Air... More Info

5-Minute Hockey Stories

Collins | October 17, 2017 | 192 pages
Join in the fun at the rink and on the ice with stories that are perfect for bedtimes and on the go! From building an ice rink in your living room, to scoring a golden goal, to the thrill of your first hockey game, 5-Minute Hockey Stories is packed with a dozen true stories of Canada’s game. Each... More Info
$17.99

Freedom at Midnight. Film Tie-In

Collins | February 23, 2017 | 656 pages
Inspiration for the major film starring Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal and Huma Qureshi and directed by Gurinder Chadha. Seventy years ago, at midnight on 14 August 1947, the Union Jack began its final journey down the flagstaff of Viceroy's House, New Delhi. A fifth of humanity... More Info

The King Who Thought He Was Clever - A Folk Tale from Russia

Collins | January 3, 2017 | 48 pages
A hilarious tale about a mischievous king who is desperate to show off his clever tricks to three unsuspecting princes. Find out what he gets up to, and whether anyone can beat him at his own game. Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference... More Info
$9.99

Heart of Darkness

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 128 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'The reaches opened before us and closed behind, as if the forest had stepped leisurely across the water to bar the way for our return. We penetrated deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness.' When Charles Marlow... More Info
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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 160 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'It came with the wind through the silence of the night, a long, deep mutter, then a rising howl, and then the sad moan in which it died away. Again and again it sounded, the whole air throbbing with it, strident, wild,... More Info
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 176 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. '"Come along, Toto," she said. "We will go to the Emerald City and ask the Great Oz how to get back to Kansas again."' Swept away from her home in Kansas by a tornado, Dorothy and her dog Toto find themselves stranded in... More Info
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Dubliners

Collins | July 1, 2016 | 240 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'There was no doubt about it: if you wanted to succeed you had to go away. You could do nothing in Dublin.' From a child coming to terms with the death of a priest to a young woman torn between leading an uneventful life... More Info
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The Great Gatsby

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 160 pages
The Great American Novel of love and betrayal in the Jazz Age is now a major film. 'I believe that on the first night I went to Gatsby's house I was one of the few guests who had actually been invited. People were not invited - they went there.' Jay Gatsby's opulent Long Island mansion throngs with... More Info
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The Secret Garden

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 256 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Where, you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow.' After the sudden death of her wealthy parents, spoilt Mary Lennox is sent from India to live with her uncle in the austere Misselthwaite Manor on the Yorkshire... More Info
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Sense and Sensibility

Collins | May 18, 2017 | 368 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'I wish as well as every body else to be perfectly happy; but like every body else it must be in my own way.' When the Dashwood family are forced into more modest circumstances, sisters Marianne and Elinor also find... More Info
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The Wind in the Willows

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 224 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.' One spring day in the idyllic English countryside, Mole, Rat, Toad and Badger embark on a series of escapades. From... More Info
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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 240 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.' When Basil Hallward paints the portrait of young, handsome Dorian Gray, he falls prey to his dazzling beauty. Afraid that his youth and looks will waste away,... More Info

Pride and Prejudice

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 384 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.' Elizabeth Bennet, full of vivacity and wit, lives a quiet country existence with her four sisters. To... More Info
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A Tale of Two Cities

Collins | April 20, 2017 | 432 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...' Set in Paris and London against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities tells the story of Lucie Manette and her father Alexandre, held captive... More Info
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Collins Classics)

Collins | April 7, 2016 | 304 pages
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.  More Info
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Based on a True Story

Collins | June 20, 2017 | 256 pages
Wild, dangerous, and flat-out unbelievable, here is the incredible #1 bestselling memoir of the Canadian actor, gambler, and raconteur, and one of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time.  More Info
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The Last Days of the Spanish Republic

Collins | May 1, 2017 | 400 pages
Told for the first time in English, Paul Preston's new book tells the story of a preventable tragedy that cost many thousands of lives and ruined tens of thousands more at the end of the Spanish Civil War. This is the story of an avoidable humanitarian tragedy that cost many thousands of lives and... More Info
$29.99

Grit

Collins | May 3, 2016 | 304 pages
p>In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, athletes, students, and business people-both seasoned and new-that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called “grit.” Why do... More Info
$22.99

Undoctored

Collins | May 9, 2017 | 416 pages
Although you haven’t had leeches applied to your arms and legs to bleed you, you have had to endure something only a little bit better. But those days are over. Just as smart phones have transformed communication, the information and tools of undoctored, self-directed health will change the way... More Info
$19.99

TED TALKS: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking

Collins | May 9, 2017 | 288 pages
From the head of TED and based on expertise drawn from the best TED Talks, an entertaining and practical guide to speaking, pitching and telling stories, filled with valuable insight for salespeople, leaders, teachers and writers Amid today’s proliferating instant-communication channels, one form... More Info
$29.99

When You Find Out the World is Against You

Collins | April 18, 2017 | 320 pages
The bestselling author of #1 Canadian and New York Times bestseller Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar returns with a deeper and even funnier new collection of essays about the pleasures and perils of living in Kelly Oxford's head. Kelly Oxford likes to blow up the Internet.  More Info
$21.99

Size Zero

Collins | February 9, 2017 | 208 pages
A memoir of a brief career as a top model - and the brutally honest account of what goes on behind the scenes in a fascinating, closed industry. Scouted in the street when she is 17, Victoire Dauxerre's story started like a teenager's dream: within months she was on the catwalks of New York's major... More Info

Snow White and Rose Red

Collins | January 3, 2017 | 32 pages
A traditional tale from Germany, about two sisters and their friendship with a bear, who turns out to be not at all what he seems. Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. Text type: A traditional tale Curriculum links: English: fairy... More Info
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Two Animal Tales from Africa

Collins | January 3, 2017 | 48 pages
Two beautifully told traditional tales by Beverley Birch. 'The Water Thief' is about the mischievous antics of Hyena and how crafty Tortoise plays him at his own game. 'Lumbwi and the Gazelle' is about a moving friendship, but when Lumbwi embarks on a new life he seems to forget about his old... More Info

Cartoon Guide to Statistics

Collins Reference | July 14, 1993 | 240 pages
If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy.  More Info

Thug Kitchen 101

Collins | October 11, 2016 | 256 pages
Creators of the New York Times bestselling cookbook series, Thug Kitchen are back to deliver you the sorta gentle, but always hilarious shove you need to take the leap into healthy eating. Thug Kitchen 101 includes more than 100 easy and accessible recipes to give you a solid start towards a better... More Info

The Times Quick Crossword Book 20

Collins | March 1, 2016 | 192 pages
Give your memory a workout, stimulate your brain and hone your general knowledge with 8 definition-only puzzles from the Times.  More Info

Collins Big Cat - Pinocchio

Collins Educational | January 5, 2016 | 48 pages
Remind yourself of the enchanting story of Pinocchio, by Pinocchio, retold here by the multi-award winning author Michael Morpurgo and beautifully illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark. A truly beautiful edition that brings this classic tale back to life. Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening... More Info

Wheat Belly 10-Day Grain Detox

Collins | November 10, 2015 | 288 pages
When Wheat Belly was first published in 2011 it changed the national conversation about health and weight loss and became an international bestseller. Millions of people read and learned how to reverse years of chronic health problems by removing wheat from their daily diet. Now, for the first... More Info

The Teenage Brain

Collins | January 26, 2016 | 384 pages
In this instant New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback, renowned neurologist Dr. Frances E. Jensen offers a revolutionary look at the brains of teenagers, dispelling myths and “offer[ing] support and a way for parents to understand and relate to their own soon-to-be-adult... More Info

Art in the Blood

Collins | September 10, 2015 | 320 pages
London. A snowy December, 1888. Sherlock Holmes, 34, is languishing and back on cocaine after a disastrous Ripper investigation. Watson can neither comfort nor rouse his friend until a strangely encoded letter arrives from Paris. Mlle La Victoire, a beautiful French cabaret star writes that her... More Info

Poland

Collins | July 30, 2015 | 448 pages
Adam Zamoyski first wrote his history of Poland two years before the collapse of the Soviet Union. This substantially revised and updated edition sets the Soviet era in the context of the rise, fall and remarkable rebirth of an indomitable nation. In 1797, Russia, Prussia and Austria divided Poland... More Info

Master the Art of Working Out

Collins & Brown | November 19, 2017 | 160 pages
Although gym membership is on the increase, the way people actually exercise in the gym is rarely correct and frequently causes injury. Activities that should be pleasurable and fulfilling often end up being frustrating, can cause injury or are simply regarded as boring. Often the desired effects... More Info

Negotiation Skills in 7 Simple Steps

Collins | May 8, 2014 | 144 pages
7 simple steps to flawless negotiations A successful negotiation results in a win-win agreement for both parties. But where do you start if you're up against people or organisations with conflicting objectives? Or people who are just downright difficult? Getting what you want requires determination... More Info

Presentation Skills in 7 Simple Steps

Collins | February 13, 2014 | 144 pages
7 simple steps to transform your presentations Speaking in front of an audience can be tough. Believe it or not, working out what you want to say is often the easiest part. You may need help overcoming nerves, or practical advice on body language, using technology, or dealing with tricky questions.... More Info

Successful Networking in 7 Simple Steps

Collins | February 13, 2014 | 144 pages
7 simple steps to help you get what you want from networking Networking: get it right, and it provides an opportunity for learning and expanding your business contacts. But there are so many ways to get it wrong. Maybe you've learnt this the hard way, or maybe you don't know where to start. Whether... More Info

Effective Meetings in 7 Simple Steps

Collins | February 13, 2014 | 144 pages
7 simple steps to effective meetings that will change the way you work People spend up to 60 percent of their working day in meetings, but all too often they leave feeling overwhelmed and confused. Sound familiar? Meetings that involve the wrong people or are badly organised are a waste of... More Info

Beatles at the BBC

Collins Design | November 5, 2013 | 336 pages
The year 2013 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the release of The Beatles' first album, Please, Please Me. To celebrate this event with material that has never been in print or has not repeatedly resurfaced is a challenge. But a great deal of both--namely, never-before-seen BBC transcripts and... More Info

Last Hours on Everest

Collins | June 25, 2013 | 320 pages
Dawn broke fine on that fatal day. A couple of thousand feet above the tiny canvas tent the summit of the world’s highest mountain stood impassively, waiting for someone to have the courage to approach.  More Info

The Butterfly Lion

Collins | May 1, 1996 | 124 pages
Bertie Rescues A Lion Cub Whilst On Holiday In Africa. When He Returns Home To Go Back To Boarding School, The Young Cub Is Sold To A Circus. Both Boy And Cub Miss The Bond Which Has Grown Between Them . . . Will They Ever Meet Again?  More Info

The Fix

Collins | May 1, 2012 | 356 pages
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Preserves

Collins | October 27, 2011 | 240 pages
This beautifully illustrated, practical and easy-to-use guide provides a wealth of ideas for making delicious preserves and drinks from over fifty fruits and vegetables.  More Info

Just Write: Here's How!

Collins | April 24, 2012 | 176 pages
Practice, practice, practice. Now Walter Dean Myers, the new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and "New York Times" bestselling and award-winning author, walks you through the writing process. Includes: Examples from his writing and reading experiences Walter's six-box and four-box... More Info

Classic Album Covers of The 1970s

Collins & Brown | September 4, 2012 | 191 pages
"An essential collection of the very best album covers produced during one of the most progressive yet turbulent decades in modern history."--P. [4] of cover.  More Info

What Happens to Our Trash?

Collins | January 24, 2012 | 40 pages
An educational journey through landfills, recycling plants and compost piles offers a "Find Out More" section that lists websites specifically designed for children, providing further information about recycling and instructions on how to build a compost pile. Simultaneous. 25,000 first printing.  More Info

Muhammad Ali

Collins | December 29, 2009 | 40 pages
An accessible introduction to the life and achievements of the iconic champion boxer describes his formidable talents and political views while offering insight into how race influenced his career. By the National Book Award Honor-winning author of Monster. 15,000 first printing.  More Info