This magical Ladybird treasury features a wonderful mixture of modern and traditional Christmas carols. Perfect bedtime listening to settle young children excited for Santa's arrival. Specially commissioned music and sound effects to capture the imagination of little ones.
He's your perfect date. You're his next victim.
When the tortured body of a young woman is found in a dumpster, her eyes swollen shut and her clothes soaked with blood, Detective Erika Foster is one of the first at the crime scene. The trouble is, this time, it's not her case.
While she fights to secure her place on the investigation team, Erika can't help but get involved and quickly finds a link to the unsolved murder of a woman four months earlier. Dumped in a similar location, both w
An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to Cape Town and the Winelands, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists and a laminated pull-out map, all designed to help you see the very best of Cape Town and the Winelands.
Marvel at the breathtaking views from Table Mountain capturing Cape Town and the peninsula in its full glory, explore the sea-worn cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, sample fine wine and port at beautiful vineyards or spot penguins waddling across the sands at Boulde
An unbeatable, pocket-sized guide to New Orleans, packed with insider tips and ideas, colour maps, top 10 lists and a laminated pull-out map, all designed to help you see the very best of New Orleans.
Visit the unique stores at Royal Street, engage in fun-filled activities at the New Orleans City Park, enjoy the vibrant carnival scenes at Mardi Gras, dine at the upscale restaurants at Canal Street or explore the amazing Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. From Top 10 live music venues to Top 10
'The father of contemporary European detective fiction' Ann Cleeves
'People who've been here a long time have been talking about him. This morning, when I was having my coffee and croissants, it was all they were talking about. The old folks, even the middle-aged people, remember him and can't understand how he could have become a tramp. Apparently he was a good-looking man, tall and strong, who had a good profession and made a very decent living. And yet he vanished overnight without saying a
George Smiley, who is a troubled man of infinite compassion, is also a single-mindedly ruthless adversary as a spy.
The scene which he enters is a Cold War landscape of moles and lamplighters, scalp-hunters and pavement artists, where men are turned, burned or bought for stock. Smiley's mission is to catch a Moscow Centre mole burrowed thirty years deep into the Circus itself.
A breakout book from Crichton award-winning author/illustrator Sara Acton, with every-kid appeal and DINOSAURS.
Sally and Max love dinosaurs. They can't wait to see them at the museum, but today the dinosaur exhibition is closed. Where will the dinosaurs go on their day off?
A whimsical story with humour and heart from author and award-winning illustrator Sara Acton.
From lightning-wielding Zeus, the supreme Greek god, to protective Hathor, the Egyptian goddess of love - heroes, gods, and monsters are brought to life in these retellings of myths from around the world.
Myths, Legends, and Sacred Stories is a children's book that invites you to explore all the well-known stories from Greek and Norse mythology, and a range of other cultures across more than 100 tales.
Discover the fascinating myths of Anansi, the West African trickster god who takes the fo
Don't tickle the hippo! You might make it snort... Little ones just won't be able to resist tickling the touchy-feely patches to hear each animal make a sound in this hilarious novelty book. At the end, readers will find all the animals being noisy at once. An exciting new series for babies and toddlers, from the creators of That's not my...
Taking us from the French Revolution to the Cold War and the Falklands, celebrated historian Andrew Roberts presents us with a bracingly honest and insightful look at nine major figures in modern history: Napoleon Bonaparte, Horatio Nelson, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, George C. Marshall, Charles de Gaulle, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Margaret Thatcher.
Each of these leaders fundamentally shaped the outcome of the war their nation was embroiled in. How were they alike, and in w
Rudyard Kipling's enduring classic The Jungle Book is retold for younger readers by Waterstones Children's Book Prize and Costa Children's Book Award winner, Katherine Rundell. Now in a gorgeous paperback edition, with colour illustrations throughout by Kristjana S Williams, illustrator of The Wonder Garden.
Would you like to explore Santa's workshop? Meet the busy elves and a Christmas reindeer, see the sleigh loaded with presents, and join in the festive fun!
With playful rhymes to read aloud to little ones, a sliding door on the cover, and enticing flaps to lift inside, Santa's Workshop is the perfect noisy Christmas story to share with babies, toddlers, or preschoolers, and a delightful interactive Christmas gift.
This festive board book is filled with hands-on novelties for little kids. When
Do you suffer from anxiety and panic? So did Joshua Fletcher, the author of the self-published bestseller ANXIETY: PANICKING ABOUT PANIC - but he treated his own condition successfully, went back to school, became a counsellor and emerged as one of the country's leading experts. ANXIETY: PRACTICAL ABOUT PANIC is a complete, easy to read and hugely practical book about anxiety from someone who knows how to recover and live your life to the full - and will show you how.
Lift the flaps to reveal the mechanics and engineering of amazing bridges, towers and tunnels including the Channel Tunnel, the Burj Khalifa, Golden Gate Bridge and more. With detailed illustrations and links to websites to see views from the top of the Shard and CN tower, travel through tunnels and see the enormous machines used to create them.
Think like a scientist in this innovative activity book, full of science activities to explore, record, discover and invent. Investigate forces, turbines, mirror writing, skeletons, animal migration and lots more, all using only the book and your pencil case. Includes links to websites with even more science activities and downloadable templates.
When a travelling skycircus arrives in Brackenbridge, Lily and Robert can't wait to step aboard... But there's something sinister about the hybrid children who appear as part of the act. And before Lily and Robert can do anything, they're captured by shadowy figures and whisked off in the mysterious flying circus to somewhere far, far away...
** Read the book behind the smash-hit Netflix film, starring Joey King! ** Meet Elle Evans: pretty, popular - and never been kissed.When Elle decides to run a kissing booth for the school carnival, she never imagines she'll sit in it - or that her first ever kiss would be with bad boy Noah.
A fun and fascinating flap book that follows rubbish on a journey from the bin to the sorting factories and recycling centres. Over 60 flaps reveal how glass, metal, plastics and paper are recycled and what happens to the rubbish that can't be recycled.
Miraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, is the world's oldest epic. The story tells of Gilgamesh's adventures with the wild man Enkidu. This text is translated by Andrew George.