While the struggle for peace in the Middle East remains one of the greatest challenges facing the world today, here is a fascinating and meticulously researched history of the region. In this masterful work, Mansfield explores two centuries of history in the volatile Middle East, creating a revealing political and social portrait.
Truly see yourselfHow to See is about our misperceptions, how we can gain insight and how mindfulness practices can help us see our real selves. Thich Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion and humour in showing us how to achieve an awakened, more relaxed state of self-awareness so we cn understand ourselves and the world around us.
'There's a trick to time. You can make it expand or you can make it contract. Make it shorter or make it longer . . .'
Some moments you want to last forever. Some moments shape a life.
For Mona, it's the joy of playing on a Wexford beach as a young girl, next to her family's cottage overlooking the Irish sea. The thrill of moving to Birmingham with a new job and a room of her own in a busy boarding-house. Meeting the love of her life; a whirlwind marriage; a sudden, tragic loss.
Vicky Beeching, called "arguably the most influential Christian of her generation" in The Guardian, began writing songs for the church in her teens. By the time she reached her early thirties, Vicky was a household name in churches on both sides of the pond.
'A gripping psychological thriller. Readers will be awake deep into the night, trying to untangle the truth' - The Times 'Books of the Year'
'The Miniaturist meets Gone Girl. Gripping and full of surprises' BBC History 'Books of the Year'
Frances Carr is imprisoned in a chill, lightless tower.
She is accused of murder.
In a cell nearby is her co-accused
- her husband Robert.
Kept apart and alone, Frances can only tell her side of the story.
How did she come to be here?
What part did she o
"Put on your party hat because these pigs have a plan, and it's a plan filled with big, pig fun. This Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read is perfect for beginning readers who like a side of silly with their stories! Pigs slurp. Pigs chomp. Pigs burp. Pigs romp. In this sweet, silly rhymed story a pack of adventurous pigs throws a big, pig party!"--
'Another emotional hard-hitter' Sunday Times
My name is Callie Rose.
My mum is a Cross - one of the so-called ruling elite.
My dad was a Nought. My dad was a murderer. My dad was a terrorist.
These facts are the only things that are mine and real. So I don't mind so much that I'm leaving it all behind. There's nothing here worth holding onto.
Sixteen years have passed since Sephy Hadley first met Callum McGregor. For Callie Rose, growing up mixed race in a world where bitter prejudice divide
** NOUGHTS & CROSSES IS SOON TO BE A MAJOR NEW BBC TV SERIES **
'Blackman "gets" people . . . she "gets" humanity as a whole, too' Guardian
Just this once. Just this once and no more, I promise. Please let me get away with it just this once . . .
Tobey wants a better life - for him and for Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the violent gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he's offered the chance to earn some extra money, how much could it hurt to j
Children are always asking questions and their bodies are an endless source of fascination to them. This illustrated book has lots of answers and will engross curious children. It includes answers to intriguing questions such as How do I smell things? What makes me burp? Why do I need to wash my hands? Why is blood red?
Provides a suitable reference point for students studying for their SATs and GCSEs. This title is split into 4 main sections covering various aspects of the national curriculum, from algebra to APRs, volume to vectors and trigonometry to transformation. It also includes a glossary of mathematical terms and symbols.