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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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! 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
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
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.
"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
"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
''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
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 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
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 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
Emily Gravett's gorgeous story in an eggcellent board book format!The perfect board book gift for Easter - with a cheeky twist!All the birds have eggs to hatch. All except Duck. When Duck is delighted to find an egg of his own to look after: it's the most beautiful egg in the whole world! But all... More Info
An orange, a pear, an apple - and a bear. Deliciously simple. Perfectly fun.Delight in a beautifully realised and very funny exploration of colour, the relationship between different objects and the power of the imagination in this sturdy hardback board book version of the classic.Orange Pear Apple... More Info