Following the well-known structure of The House That Jack Built, Isabella's Garden tells the tale of growth and seasonal change, beginning and ending with "the seeds that slept in the soil all dark an..
Bella loves lying in her garden in the afternoon. But what is that sound? Bella thinks she can hear a quiet, tinkling voice. She opens her eyes to find two butterflies hovering above her. But are they..
Thanks to the digital magic of Augmented Reality, you can trigger an explosion or create chemical chaos in your own room without ruining a single thing! Place your tablet or smartphone near the visual..
What fuels the conflict?There are powerful cultural and spiritual forces that explain...Why Palestinians reject peace offersWhy radical Muslims attach Israel's supporters, especially AmericansThe role..
Carole Hillenbrand's book offers a profound understanding of the history of Muslims and their faith, from the life of Muhammad to the religion practised by 1.6 billion people around the world today. E..
One of the world's foremost commentators on religious affairs on the history (and destiny) of the world's most misunderstood religion. In the public mind, Islam is a religion of extremes: it is the w..
The Islamic Enlightenment: a contradiction in terms? The Muslim world has often been accused of a failure to modernise, reform and adapt. But, from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the prese..
The Islamic Jesus reveals startling new truths about Islam in the context of the first Muslims and the early origins of Christianity. Muslims and the first Christians--the Jewish followers of Jesus--s..
The retreat of the Byzantine army from Syria in around 650 CE, in advance of the approaching Arab armies, is one that has resounded emphatically in the works of both Islamic and Christian writers, and..
In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years. Inevitably, this isla..
For Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack and Kiki the parrot, the summer holidays in Cornwall are everything they'd hoped for. Until they begin to realize that something very sinister is taking place on the ..
'The eyes that glanced at me shone with a pale-green light' A crazed vivisectionist engineers a new super-breed of monstrous 'Beast Men' on a remote Pacific island, in H. G. Wells's Victorian scienti..
They say that terror is a disease...A shipwrecked man finds himself, after various twists of Fate, on a lonely tropical island. From a locked enclosure the cries of animals in pain can be heard, and t..
'That black figure, with its eyes of fire, struck down through all my adult thoughts and feelings, and for a moment the forgotten horrors of childhood came back to my mind'. Adrift in a dinghy, Edward..
Chris Grabenstein, author of the New York Times bestselling Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and co-author of the I Funny series with James Patterson, celebrates the power of imagination with this..
Do all questions have answers? How much can we know about the world? Is there such a thing as an ultimate truth? To be human is to want to know, but what we are able to observe is only a tiny portion..
Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses - an epic Caribbean adventure! On a remote tropical island, twelve year-old Beatriz is about to embark on an epic journey, ..
Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses - an epic Caribbean adventure! On a remote tropical island, twelve year-old Beatriz is about to embark on an epic journey,..
Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh desolate island. How she survives in the face of all sorts of dangers makes grip..
London's streets, built up over more than two thousand years, are a maze of history, cultures, and stories. In his fantastically detailed maps of the city, Stephen Walter converts the densely packed s..
This is the last book Hemingway wrote before he died, the story of Thomas Hudson, an artist and adventurer. Living a bacherlor's life on an island in the Gulf Stream during the thirties, Hudson's exis..
A journey to New Zealand's most fascinating, wild and isolated islands. Following on from their non-fiction book-of-the-year winning Coast, this is the next epic journey from writer Bruce Ansley and p..
An authoritative illustrated record of the rich history of the world's most famous motorcycle road race series. Written by acclaimed motorcycle racing authors Bill Snelling and Michael Scott, with a f..
Get ready to believe the unbelievable with It Can't Be True It Can't be True! lets you in on life's little secrets that seem unbelievable but are totally true. For example: Did you know that the Moon ..
With It Can't Be True 2! you will never see your jar of honey the same way again once you realise that it took 1,308 honey bees to make it. Or notice a small snail in your garden without thinking of t..
It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet sees recently qualified vet James Herriot firmly ensconced in the sleepy Yorkshire village of Darrowby, and acclimatized to life with his unpredictable colleagues, brother..
Secretary of State and Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton's first book for young readers, inspired by her New York Times bestselling book It Takes a Village, illustrated by two-tim..
'The vessel drove before her bows two billows of liquid phosphorus.' It is a selection of Darwin's extraordinary adventures during the voyage of the Beagle. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books..
In 1916, Emma O'Neill is frozen in time. After sampling an experimental polio vaccine brewed on a remote island off St. Augustine, Florida, she and her family stop aging - as do the Ryans, her family'..
Meet the Hueys - a fabulously quirky group of characters from international bestselling, award-winning author/illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, creator of How to Catch a Star and Lost and Found. The sequel..
Imagine swallowing a computer chip and becoming a living computer...imagine almost burning down your school...imagine being Harry Manners. He is a very unusual boy. His family don't understand him. Hi..
Imagine swallowing a computer chip and becoming a living computer...Imagine almost burning down your school...Imagine being Harry Manners. He is a very unusual boy. His family don't understand him. Hi..
Once described as 'Barry Crump meets Fred Dagg', 'Big Al' Lester is the modern-day master of the hunting genre. 'I'm often asked what inspired me to take up writing yarns about the mishaps and mayhem ..
Accurate, current fungus science presented in an intriguing, highly illustrated way. In It's a Fungus Among Us, you'll meet the wild group of organisms that can turn ants into zombies and eat trillio..
It's a Little Baby is a beautiful and engaging book for little ones from Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb, the creators of the bestselling The Paper Dolls - with over 300,000 copies sold worldwide. S..
Join Marie Elaine on a thrilling rooftop journey that takes her to a most unusual party! One night Marie Elaine finds her cat Malcolm dressed to go to a party. On condition she keep his secret, Malcol..
Real life is messier than the movies. A bold, thought-provoking novel from the exceptionally talented, Steven Camden. He's Luke. She's Leia. Just like in Star Wars. Just like they're made for each oth..