Books published by Macmillan

"A" is for Alibi

Macmillan | November 29, 2005 | 307 pages
The wife of a hated divorce lawyer becomes the main suspect in his murder and hires private detective Kinsey Millhone to find the real killer.  More Info

On the Way Home

Macmillan Children's Books | February 7, 2019 | 32 pages
Claire has hurt her knee so she sets off home to tell her mum all about it. On the way she meets her friends and tells them how the fall happened. But just how did it happen . . .? Was she dropped by a wolf, a slithering snake, an enormous dragon or a hairy gorilla?! By Jill Murphy, the author and... More Info

The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes

Macmillan Children's Books | September 6, 2018 | 32 pages
When Josephine leaves the shoe shop after buying some lovely new running shoes, she hears an unusual sound - Click-click! Click-click! - what's that following her? Quick, it's a bear!Luckily for Josephine, her new shoes are anything but ordinary - these are magic shoes - but can they help her... More Info

An Irish Country Christmas

Macmillan | November 2, 2010 | 672 pages
Disappointed to learn that his sweetheart will not be joining him for a first holiday season in a rural Irish community, doctor Barry Laverty busies himself by caring for his patients and struggling to outmaneuver the manipulations of a newly arrived quack physician. Reissue.  More Info

Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

Macmillan | May 16, 2004 | 320 pages
With nothing left to lose, an Oxford don, an English lord, a society physician, and a chic French art dealer join forces to go after Harvey Metcalf, the expert in international stock fraud who took their money. Reprint.  More Info

The Christmas Lights

Macmillan | October 30, 2018 | 400 pages
December 2018, and free-spirited influencers Bo Loxley and her partner Zac are living a life of wanderlust, travelling the globe and sharing their adventures with their millions of fans. Booked to spend Christmas in the Norwegian fjords, they set up home in a remote farm owned by enigmatic mountain... More Info

Once Upon a Wild Wood

Macmillan Children's Books | August 23, 2018 | 32 pages
A richly imagined fairy tale mash-up from award-winning author and illustrator, Chris Riddell.Little Green Raincape is on her way to Rapunzel's party, deep in the wild woods. The way is long and dark, but Green is a smart girl.  More Info


Macmillan Children's Books | July 10, 2018 | 320 pages
The Breakfast Club meets One Day in Floored, a unique collaborative novel by seven bestselling and award-winning YA authors: Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson and Eleanor Wood. When they got in the lift that morning, they were strangers.  More Info

The Chosen Ones

Macmillan | August 2, 2016 | 576 pages
"One of Europe's most revered novelists recounts a terrible, forgotten incident in Nazi-era Vienna"--  More Info

Calculating God

Macmillan | March 3, 2009 | 336 pages
The provocative, near-future SF thriller from the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author  More Info

Boy Meets Hamster

Macmillan Children's Books | June 12, 2018 | 288 pages
Fourteen-year-old Dylan Kershaw's idea of a dream holiday includes at least three things: beaches to bask on, cosmopolitan culture, and a chance for romance (or at least his first kiss) with another boy. Unluckily for Dylan, his mum's treating the family to the least dreamy holiday ever: a £9.50... More Info

This Land Is Their Land

Macmillan | April 27, 2009 | 256 pages
Denounces the twenty-first-century's first political decade as the cruelest in memory, in a report that analyzes such modern challenges as political and corporate corruption, the widening economic gap, and a rise in extreme conservatism.  More Info

Ottoline and the Purple Fox

Macmillan Children's Books | May 17, 2018 | 256 pages
Ottoline is back in Ottoline and the Purple Fox, a beautifully illustrated adventure from former Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell.Ottoline and Mr Munroe love puzzles, clues and mysteries. One day, they meet an enigmatic purple fox, who offers to take them on a night-time urban safari. The fox... More Info

Water Is Water

Macmillan | May 26, 2015 | 40 pages
"A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways"--  More Info

Llamas Go Large

Macmillan Children's Books | May 3, 2018 | 304 pages
Llama United has gone from strength to strength after their first Cup win, gaining fame and fortune along the way. Sadly the England football team is not having the same success and, with the World Cup looming, their manager is desperate to find a magic ingredient to beat their bitter rivals.... More Info

The Imposter Bride

Macmillan | January 29, 2013 | 360 pages
Rejected by her fiancé after traveling to post-WWII Montreal, an enigmatic Lily accepts the marriage proposal of her ex's smitten brother Nathan, who is shocked to discover that Lily is not the woman she claimed to be when she disappears, leaving behind their baby, a diary and a large uncut... More Info

928 Miles from Home

Macmillan Children's Books | April 5, 2018 | 336 pages
A powerful novel from the multi-award-winning author of Smart and A Seven-Letter Word, Kim Slater.Fourteen year old Calum Brooks has big dreams. One day, he'll escape this boring life and write movies, proper ones, with massive budgets and A-list stars. For now though, he's stuck coping alone while... More Info

The Everywhere Bear

Macmillan Children's Books | February 22, 2018 | 32 pages
From the creators of The Paper Dolls comes The Everywhere Bear - a story about a small bear who goes on a BIG adventure!The Everywhere Bear has a home on a shelf,But he doesn't spend very much time by himself.For each boy and girl in the class is a friend,And he goes home with one of them every... More Info

People Before Profit

Macmillan | November 1, 2003 | 336 pages
Citing challenges that have arisen in recent years, a call for a revision of policies related to globalization argues for its potential as an agent of democracy and international harmony, citing a need for a grass roots-level, democratic approach to such problems as terrorism and economic... More Info

Mr. Gumpy's Outing

Macmillan | May 1, 2001 | 34 pages
When Mr. Gumpy decides to take a ride down the river, all the children and animals beg to join him on his excursion. On board pages.  More Info

Riveted: The Science of Why Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One with the Universe

Macmillan | August 5, 2014 | 288 pages
A sweeping look at what grabs our attentions that pulls back the curtain on the psychological and evolutionary reasons that everyone is drawn to religion, conspiracy theories, and the news  More Info

Made in India

Macmillan | September 15, 2015 | 320 pages
The best Indian food is cooked (and eaten) at home. Real Indian food is fresh, simple, and packed with flavor. In Made In India, Meera Sodha introduces you to the food she grew up eating every day. Unlike the fare you get at your local Indian takeout joint, her food is vibrant and surprisingly... More Info

Grief Is the Thing with Feathers

Macmillan | June 7, 2016 | 128 pages
Originally published: London: Faber & Faber Ltd, 2015.  More Info

The Great Pet Escape

Macmillan | February 16, 2016 | 64 pages
"A young graphic novel chapter book about the escape escapades of class pets at Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary School"--  More Info

Reading Across Borders

Macmillan | June 14, 2003 | 249 pages
IWhile social movements from workers' rights campaigns to environmental justice coalitions publicize their struggles by narrating people's experiences, recent critiques of "experience" and "identity" challenge the authority of such texts. How can we acknowledge the dangers of appeals to experience... More Info


Macmillan | February 4, 2014 | 195 pages
Describes the 12th expedition to “Area X,” a region cut off from the continent for decades, by a group of intrepid women scientists who try to ignore the high mortality rates of those on the previous 11 missions. Original. 75,000 first printing.  More Info

Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony

Macmillan Children's Books | September 7, 2017 | 224 pages
The adventures of Ada Goth and friends continue in the fourth book of the award-winning Goth Girl series.There are musical goings-on at Ghastly-Gorm Hall and another spooky mystery for Ada to solve in the fourth book of the Goth Girl series by 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell. Lord... More Info

Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death

Macmillan Children's Books | June 29, 2017 | 224 pages
Ada is back in the sequel to the award-winning Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse, now in paperback for the first time.Packed full of beautiful black-and-white illustrations from author Chris Riddell, Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death follows the adventures of Ada Goth in the sequel to the... More Info

What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday

Macmillan Children's Books | June 29, 2017 | 32 pages
"One fine day, in the middle of May, The ladybird went on holiday."Those two bad men, Lanky Len and Hefty Hugh, are back! They may be in the city instead of the farm, but they haven't changed their thieving ways. In fact, they've got even more ambitious. They're planning to steal a monkey from the... More Info

Busy Park

Macmillan Children's Books | June 29, 2017 | 10 pages
A first novelty board book for young children about a day at the park, with push, pull and turning mechanisms.With lots to see, in Busy Park children can join in by pushing, pulling and turning the tabs to experience a day out at the park. Visit the playground, spots lots of different animals and... More Info

Mighty Jack

Macmillan | September 6, 2016 | 208 pages
Jack might be the only kid in the world who's dreading summer. But he's got a good reason: summer is when his single mom takes a second job and leaves him at home to watch his autistic kid sister, Maddy. It's a lot of responsibility, and it's boring, too, because Maddy doesn't talk. Ever. But then,... More Info

Never Shake a Rattlesnake

Macmillan Children's Books | June 28, 2016 | 32 pages
Don't teach the bunny rabbits your own disgusting habits. Don't picnic with a python in the park. Everyone knows about saying please and thank you, and not talking with your mouth full. But when it comes to dealing with tiny dogs and hairy chimpanzees, things get a lot more complicated. Rollicking... More Info

Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse

Macmillan Children's Books | May 4, 2017 | 224 pages
A deliciously dark, beautifully illustrated offering from award-winning UK Poet Laureate, Chris Riddell. Now in paperback for the first time!Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not... More Info

Call Me by Your Name

Macmillan | January 22, 2008 | 256 pages
The sudden and powerful attraction between a teenage boy and a summer guest at his parents' house on the Italian Riviera has a profund and lasting influence that will mark them both for a lifetime, in a novel of obsession, passion, fear, and desire. By the author of False Papers. Reprint. 25,000... More Info

Doodle Dogs

Macmillan Children's Books | May 4, 2017 | 80 pages
Get creative and learn all about art and artists - with a true expert as your guide!A line is a dot that went for a walk'- Paul KleeJoin award-winning Tim Hopgood and his new creation, Doodle Dog, at the most artistic dog show in town. In this book, inspired by the work of many well-known artists,... More Info


Macmillan Children's Books | May 18, 2017 | 40 pages
From the creator of Meerkat Mail and Dogs, comes a very funny rhyming woodland story about the perils of being too tidy.Pete the badger likes everything to be neat and tidy at all times, but what starts as the collecting of one fallen leaf escalates quickly and ends with the complete destruction of... More Info

Other Minds

Macmillan | December 6, 2016 | 272 pages
Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence: the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus. In captivity,... More Info

Peter Pan

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 10 pages
A first novelty board book about Peter Pan, with push, pull and slide mechanisms.First Stories: Peter Pan is a perfect introduction for young children to J.M. Barrie's classic story. Push, pull and slide mechanisms to bring the story to life and reveal favourite scenes in action. Follow the Darling... More Info

Daddies Are Awesome

Macmillan | May 16, 2017 | 28 pages
Daddies are awesome! They're warm and delicious. They tickle and hug you and shower you with kisses. Loving and thoughtful, playful and daring, cuddly and caring--daddies are awesome. This gentle rhyming text celebrates the special bond between father and child. Adorable doggy daddy and pup... More Info


Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
A lift-the-flap, pop-up fairy tale with an audio CD.In Lift-the-Flap Fairy Tales: Cinderella, the traditional fairy tale is retold in irreverent, playful rhyme that's perfect for reading aloud, and brilliantly accompanied by Nick Sharratt's bright and vibrant illustrations. There are flaps to lift... More Info

Little Red Riding Hood

Macmillan Children's Books | March 28, 2017 | 24 pages
A lift-the-flap, pop-up fairy tale with an audio CD.In Lift-the-Flap Fairy Tales: Little Red Riding Hood, the traditional fairy tale is retold in irreverent, playful rhyme that's perfect for reading aloud, and brilliantly accompanied by Nick Sharratt's bright and vibrant illustrations.  More Info

The Snail and the Whale

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
"How I long to sail!" said the tiny snail.One little snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. But when... More Info

Monkey Puzzle

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
"I've lost my mum!"It's not too much fun being lost in the jungle, and little monkey wants his mummy. A kindly butterfly is keen to help, but they don't seem to be having much luck as the well-meaning butterfly misunderstands monkey's descriptions and leads him to all sorts of unsuitable animals!... More Info

A Squash and a Squeeze

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
''Wise old man, won't you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.''A little old lady lives all by herself but she's not happy - her house is just too small, even for one. Whatever can she do? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, greedy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals.... More Info

The Smartest Giant in Town

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
George wished he wasn't the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it's time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he's the smartest giant in town... until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his... More Info

Goldfish Ghost

Macmillan | May 2, 2017 | 40 pages
Goldfish Ghost was born on the surface of the water in the bowl on a dresser in a boy’s room. The boy’s room was pleasant and familiar, but Goldfish Ghost wanted company, so he set out to find a friend. He floats over the neighborhood, past the pier, and let the breeze carry him into town where... More Info

Room on the Broom

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
How the cat purred and how the witch grinned,As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind.The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. Luckily, they are retrieved by a dog, a bird... More Info

The Gruffalo's Child

Macmillan Children's Books | April 6, 2017 | 24 pages
The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo shouldEver set foot in the deep dark wood.But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child disobeys her father's warnings and ventures out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist... does he?The Gruffalo's Child is the number one... More Info

Insecurity of Freedom

Macmillan | January 1, 1963 | 324 pages
The Insecurity of Freedom is a collection of essays on Human Existence by one of the foremost Jewish thinkers of our time, Abraham Joshua Heschel.  More Info

I Am Flying Into Myself

Macmillan | February 14, 2017 | 256 pages
A selection of Bill Knott's life work--testimony of his enduring "thorny genius" (Robert Pinsky).  More Info