The world's leading scientific thinkers explore bold, remarkable, perilous ideas that could change our lives-for better ...or for worse ...From Copernicus to Darwin, to current-day thinkers, scientist..
People know who Stephen Schwarzman is - at least they think they do. He's the man who took $400,000 and co-founded The Blackstone Group, the private equity firm that now manages over $434 billion. He'..
What is it like to be a dog? A bat? Or a dolphin? To find out, neuroscientist Gregory Berns and his team did something unique - they persuaded dogs to lie in an MRI scanner while completely awake. Thi..
Writer Elspeth Sandys was born during the Second World War, the result of a brief encounter between two people who would never meet again. The first nine months of her life were spent in the Truby Kin..
Birds are everywhere but what do they do and why are they important to our planet? Explore how they help pollinate plants and disperse seeds or recycle nutrients when they scavenge and poke around! Di..
Bees are one of the hardest working insects on our planet. As they buzz from plant to plant, they spread pollen which helps our food to grow. Without them, the world would be a very different place. D..
What Shape is Space? is a question with surprisingly far-reaching implications for our understanding of the very nature of reality and our place within it. The concepts involved may be sophisticated, ..
Drawing from the horizons of science, today's leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about--and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by.What should we be worried ab..
The greatest threat to privacy today is not the NSA, but good-old American companies. Internet giants, leading retailers, and other firms are voraciously gathering data with little oversight from anyo..
In What the Dog Knows, Warren uses her odyssey with Solo to enter the broader world of scent detection dogs, revealing the remarkable capabilities of working dogs, their handlers, and their trainers.T..
The What the Ladybird Heard Cookbook is packed full of sweet treats, healthy snacks and simple meals - all based on the three bestselling What the Ladybird Heard picture books by Julia Donaldson and L..
Join the tiny crime-busting ladybird and all your favourite farmyard characters in this fun sticker book based on the bestselling picture book, What the Ladybird Heard Next. Packed with games, activit..
Jon Young knows birds, and you will too after reading his marvelous book. You ll discover a universal bird language that will speak to you wherever you go outdoors. Every nature lover should read this..
You have the artistic talent, but do you know how to make a success of it? The thing they don't teach you in art school is just how active and engaged you need to be; you'll have to become your own fi..
This book won't tell you how to take photographs. It will, though, teach you a much more difficult set of skills: how to be a photographer. Passing on hard-earned lessons from a successful career in ..
Mark McCormack, dubbed 'the most powerful man in sport', founded IMG (International Management Group) on a handshake. It was the first and is the most successful sports management company in the world..
With over 10.5 million copies in print, What to Expect the First Year is the world's best-selling, best-loved guide for parents. Now, it's better than ever: every parent's must-have/go-to book is full..
Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we cannot know. Is the universe infinite? Do we know what happened before the Big Bang? Where is human consciousne..
'Brilliant and fascinating. No one is better at making the recondite accessible and exciting' Bill Bryson Britain's most famous mathematician takes us to the edge of knowledge to show us what we canno..
A richly illustrated guide to the myths, histories, and science of the celestial bodies of our solar system, with stories and information about constellations, planets, comets, the northern lights, an..
Except for the foundational belief that rape is a crime, with a criminal and a victim, I will not take anything else for granted.Sohaila Abdulali was gang-raped as a teenager in Mumbai. Indignant at t..
Although great strides have been made, Africa still lags behind other parts of the world in the reduction of poverty. We now know that the poorest people rarely benefit from poverty reduction programm..
From Cleopatra to Amelia Earhart, from Malala Yousafzai to Michelle Obama and Emma Watson, learn about powerful and inspiring women through history in this incredible book! Covering female world leade..
A whimsical read-aloud of delicious answers to ridiculous questions about what can - and cannot - be done in the kitchen!Food critic and author Joshua David Stein tackles the world of cookery with his..
Highly accessible and enjoyable for readers who love and loathe math. Booklist A critical read for teachers and parents who want to improve children s mathematics learning, What s Math Got to Do with..
Thought the science of the future was all hoverboards and space travel? Think again. Every day, scientists come up with the ingenious solutions and surprising discoveries that will define our future. ..
What's Really Happening To Our Planet? is the only book to fully review the current state of the planet and the way in which our unchecked human activity could change the world forever, with a perspec..
Why do we find the idea of a multi-coloured Parthenon so shocking today? Why was the Eiffel Tower such a target for hatred when it was first built? Is the Sagrada Familia a work of genius or kitsch? W..
Ian, Billy and Ginny, and Keri and Sheri have just set off on the journey of a lifetime. Tiny, little whitebait swimming all the way from the oceans around New Zealand to our rivers and streams. Wrigg..
Hey! What's the difference between a native fish and a kiwi? I'm guessing this is a trick question; so, tell me, what is the difference between a native fish and a kiwi? Some native fishes are more en..
Fact-hungry kids will love poring over these warped world maps full of unique and weird data. See how many lightning strikes hit parts of our planet, the wind patterns of the whole world, and even how..
Much more than just a book of maps, What's Where on Earth? Atlas brings our amazing world to life in 3-D. What's Where on Earth? Atlas is like no other atlas you have ever seen. With its specially co..
An unprecedented history of the personality test conceived a century ago by a mother and her daughter - fiction writers with no formal training in psychology - and how it insinuated itself into our bo..
India, August 1947: Fleeing from their burnt-out village as civil war rages in the Punjab, Marvinder and Jaspal are separated from their mother, Jhoti. Marvinder has already saved her brother's life o..