'It will be read and re-read not as a treatise but as a story: one of the most extraordinary that has ever been written of the origins of Western self-consciousness' Simon Schama
The marriage of Cadmus and Harmony was the last time the gods of Olympus feasted alongside mortals. What happened in the distant ages preceding it, and in the generations that followed, form the timeless tales of ancient Greek mythology. In this masterful retelling of the myths we think we know, Roberto
Puff, puff! Brrm, brrm! Whoosh, whoosh! Join Thomas and Bertie for a noisy day. Press the sound button to hear Thomas puff on his way!
Children will love joining in and making all the puff, brrm and whoosh vehicle sounds as you share the rhyming story in this colourful and fun board book. The perfect book for preschoolers with a love of sounds, vehicles and Thomas the Tank Engine!
1862. Growing up in the small seaside town of Cowes on the Isle of Wight, free-spirited Eveline Stanhope feels trapped by the weight of expectation from her well-to-do family. She becomes closely involved with the railway and forms a growing attachment to engineer Thomas Armitage.
In the last days of the Vietnam War, more than 130,000 South Vietnamese were saved from their otherwise dire fate by the heroic acts of ordinary Americans. This groundbreaking account by New York Times-bestselling author Thurston Clarke uncovers a previously untold story of bravery and honour.
1973. US participation in the Vietnam War ends. As troops withdraw, President Nixon pledges to assist the South in the event of invasion by the North.
Young children need plenty of practice in pen-control - an essential skill they must learn before starting to form letters and numbers. This fun activity book is full of animal-themed activities, encouraging children to join the dots, spot differences, solve mazes and trace the dotted lines with the special pen provided, then wipe clean and repeat.
The American public (and the public around the world) remain fascinated with film stars. A Timeline of Women's Contributions to the Movies is a unique book about the film industry in that the format is a timeline that will include a picture of each woman or the film or technology in which she was involved, and a short description of her significant accomplishments. Quotes and other pictures are placed throughout the book to provide a rich historical context of the societal and political events o
Bestselling author of Money: A Love Story Kate Northrup writes to explain that the way for (working) mothers to cope with the never-ending to-do list of responsibilities is not to try to fit into the system, or to 'lean in'... it's to make a whole new system, one not dependant on how productive women are, but where they do less and achieve more.
Featuring thoughtful exercises and words of wisdom from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber, this beautifully designed journal makes a treasured keepsake or a perfect gift.
Debbie Macomber has inspired readers for years with stories of love and resilience, creating characters who overcome all obstacles to become their best selves. Now Debbie shares the gifts and opportunities she has experienced as a lifelong journaler, guiding you through the process of cultivating y
A photographic guide to the key words and phrases in Japanese. This attractive pocket-sized book is a perfect travel companion and provides a practical guide to Japan and Japanese language and culture.
Rose Rita wishes she could go to camp like her best friend, Lewis.
Mrs Zimmermann's cousin Oley has left her his farm, as well as a ring that he thinks is magic. But when the two arrive at the deserted farm, the ring has mysteriously vanished. Will the person who took it use the ring to do evil?
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER`A marvel of insight and practicality' Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit____________________________How do you build and sustain a great team? Highly recommended, an urgent read.' Seth Godin, author of Linchpin`Truly brilliant .
In this short, elegant essay, Ivan Rogers, the UK's former ambassador to the EU, draws up nine lessons for Brexit that we, as a soon-to-be `third country', need to learn from the last few years, if the next few years - indeed the next decade - are not to be even more painful.
is a book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, a manual for anyone who strives for originality, and the first-ever, all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation Studios-into the story meetings, the postmortems, and the `Braintrust' sessions where art is born.
This is a book about visionary companies.' Drawing upon a six-year research project at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Collins and Porras took eighteen truly exceptional and long-lasting companies and studied each company in direct comparison to one of its top competitors.
In this work, Jon Kabat-Zinn maps out a simple path for cultivating mindfulness in our lives, and awakening us to the unique beauty and possibilities of each present moment. He shows us how this simple meditation technique can enable us to be truly in touch with where we already are.
With over 2.5 million copies sold worldwide, Who Moved My Cheese? is a simple parable that reveals profound truths It is the amusing and enlightening story of four characters who live in a maze and look for cheese to nourish them and make them happy.