The Fflyte family find birds a nuisance as does everyone else, for there is simply not enough room for them on the ground. It is only when Mr Fflyte invents a flying machine that the birds finally learn to fly.
The sinking of the Titanic on its maiden voyage in 1912 is one of the most dramatic stories in maritime history. The largest passenger steamship in the world, fitted with more advanced safety features than any of her rivals, she was proclaimed to be virtually unsinkable.
Anyone who has been on the receiving end of a crime will know that all criminals are bad. But there are some evil-doers who are in a whole different league. They are the world’s worst criminals. This stylish book is packed full of more than a hundred of the most extreme. Read it if you dare.
Whizz off on three magical adventures in one bumper illustrated book from the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton. When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a chair that can fly and grant wishes! The Wishing-Chair takes them on some marvellous adventures – to a castle where they narrowly escape from a giant and rescue Chinky the pixie, to the Land of Dreams, and to a disappearing island!
This attractive and affordable package on World War II details how the Allies built on their sucesses after D-Day on June 6, 1944, attacking Hitler from the West in the coming months, and also chronicles the Russian front’s battles, which culminated in the brutal fighting at Stalingrad.
Classic Australian Folklore is a compendium of our rich colonial past: all the tales, epics, ballads, myths and legends – from squatters to the gold rush, from convicts, colonists and bushrangers – in one stunning book. Wild Colonial Boys captures all the drama and excitement of the bushrangers, including the saga of Ned Kelly and his complete Jerilderie Letter, and a chapter on the bushranger myth in the media in the 21st century.
Allen Carr’s Easyway is the most effective stop-smoking method of all time and it has also been successfully applied to a wide range of other issues, including drinking, overeating, and overspending. Here the method addresses the fastest growing social problem of modern times: gambling.
The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew have been collecting and conserving plants for nearly 260 years. This stunning colouring book offers more than 95 images of some of the most beautiful and fascinating flora that have been discovered over the years
The importance of the end in view prompted me to undertake all this work, which seemed to me destined to bring about a revolution in physics and chemistry.’ Antoine Lavoisier, 1773 Great advances in human history have often rested on and prompted progress in chemistry.
Once upon a time there were seven unhappy washerwomen. They had far too much washing to do and the owner of the laundry, Mr Balthazar Tight, was simply dreadful! So they decide to go on strike. They are so happy with their newfound freedom that it seems nobody can control them. Until along come seven woodcutters, eager to teach them a lesson. But perhaps the washerwomen will teach the woodcutters a thing or two instead, and everyone might just live happily ever after…
More than a century after he stalked the streets of London’s East End, Jack the Ripper continues to exert a macabre fascination on the popular imagination. After scrupulously re-examining official documents of the time, investigative journalist Paul Roland strips away decades of myth and misconceptions to reveal the identity of a brand-new suspect who has never been seriously considered until now.
The Mafia began on a small island in the Mediterranean, Sicily. It grew to become a major political force in Italy, while its tentacles penetrated every aspect of life in the United States. Through drugs, it spread its influence to Britain, Canada and Australia. And through the gangster movies of Hollywood, including The Godfather and Goodfellas, it permeates popular culture.
They were extraordinary men who lived through extraordinary times. The Mafia tells the story of their lives, their families, their codes, their crimes and their cold-blooded murders. It’s a long and enthralling tale, drenched in blood and scored with betrayal.
Are you unhappy with the weight you are? In The Easy Way for Women to Lose Weight, Allen Carr addresses the difficulties that women face in trying to lose weight. Diets don’t work and just lead to a feeling of deprivation, which can cause food disorders like binge-eating.
Based on original artworks, this features more than 85 puzzles to complete, while colour plates offer readers the chance to accurately colour in their creations. Product Information: ISBN: 9781788286138 Publisher: Arcturus Format: Paperback Pages: 96 Dimensions: 28 x 22.5 x 1cm
Roll up, roll up for the Fabulous Foskett Family Circus! There’s Milly and Willy who perform with young Fred, who does a back flip and lands on his head. Uncle Phoenix Foskett who blows smoke rings, Jess and Bess with their conjuring tricks, not to mention singing dogs and birds and performing parrots.
Disney-Pixar Incredibles 2 One Incredible Family Deluxe Custom Frame Sound Book. One Incredible Famil! KA-POW! Everyone’s Super family is back! Catch up with Bob, Helen, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack as they get ready to put their SUPER strengths to the test!
This volume contains all four of Sherlock Holmes novels – A study in scarlet, the sign of the four, the hound of the baskervillles and the valley of fear – as well as all the short stories originally collection in the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
This is the ultimate joke book for Kool Kids. Andy Jones has collected hundreds of the hottest jokes, rhymes and riddles as he travelled around the country with his children?s Show ANDY JONES & THE FUNKY MONKEY. Now all five of the best-selling HOT JOKES books are available in one side-splitting edition!
When Barnaby sets off on his raft, his mother tells him to stop at each village on the way to Limber Lea. Along the way he ends up collecting a wild and surprising bunch of passengers. Will he be able to transport them all to Limber Lea without any mishaps?
This collection of bone-chilling tales is sure to keep readers awake for many nights. It includes stories from classic writers such as Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, M. R. Shiel, William Hope Hodgson and Ambrose Bierce.
A little pig is walking down the street, unaware of the hungry wolf waiting around the corner. SUDDENLY, the pig remembers he has left something behind and turns away at the last second, leaving the wolf to fall flat on his face. The wolf pursues the little pig throughout the day, but the pig, quite unaware, evades him every time. In the end the wolf gets his come-uppance in an unexpected and hilarious way.
Its time to start making tasty snacks that are healthy and irresistibly goodSNACKS will show you how easy it is. The Snacks recipe book focuses on the best light meals using delicious, fresh ingredients. Its perfect for those who crave real food thats delicious and easy to prepare.
This bumper puzzle and activity title contains a huge variety of games and brain-teasing puzzles with a biblical theme to introduce the young reader to the best-loved stories from the Old and New Testaments in an engaging, accessible and fun way. Perfect for children aged 5 and above.
Epic romances, fearsome dragons and alien worlds lie between the pages of this volume. Containing more than 35 stories from the early masters of fantasy literature, the narratives here transport the reader to alternate worlds where magic abounds, cosmic terrors lie around the corner and intrepid heroes fight for justice.
The best-selling childrens picture books about one brave knight and a whole lot of adventure in one awesome book pack. honourable, feisty, tenacious and courageous as always. Our pungent hero must face this new foe and break the spell before hes turned to stone. A swashbuckling, funny and charming adventure from best-selling picture book author/illustrator Kristina Stephenson an ideal readaloud story to share with your little adventurer.
For more than 100 years, science fiction writers have told tales of alien encounters and fascinating technologies and they have warned of the dangers of dystopian governments. From Victorians experimenting with time travel to pioneers exploring the depths of space, the stories collected here are a tribute to the imagination of the inventors of the modern science fiction genre
From what to use and when Stitch-by-Stitch contains a wealth of needlecraft know-how and with simple step by step instructions it is great fun to dip in and out of. Perfect to encourage and inspire crafters who are just starting out – find something fun to do with your beads and buttons.
Allen Carr’s Easyway is the most successful self-help stop-smoking method of all time. It has helped millions of smokers from all over the world quit. Stop Smoking Now is the latest cutting-edge presentation of the method.
Eagle-eyed youngsters will find hours of fun, fascination and quirky humour in this book filled with Spot-the-Difference activities, which showcases artworks by talented children’s illustrator Genie Espinosa. From pirates to penguins, robots to rockets and dinos to rhinos, no two “”identical”” pictures are ever quite the same. Perfect for puzzlers aged 6 and up.
Supernatural Serial Killers explores the association between serial killers and the supernatural. The crimes committed by these men and women usually involved sexual deviance, cannibalism and violence toward children.
Its playtime! Join Peppa and her friends with these 4 exciting sticker books. Complete the activities with lots of Peppa Pig Stickers. Each page has an individual activity in which you have to find the right sticker to fit the spot.
Get colourful and start learning! This fantastic set is the ideal format for learning key concepts of colours; bold, bright artwork, and easy-to-read text. It is created with pre-school consultant, Jillian Harker.
Enjoy this wonderful collection of puzzle books, with solutions at the back, these puzzles are perfect for solving on the daily commute or in your morning coffee break.
Each paperback book has 176 pages and measures: 18 x 11 x 1cm.
Rumbelow is off to visit his grandparents, and as he sets off he feels so happy he starts to dance. Soon all the many different characters that he meets join in with his infectious dancing to his grandparents’ home.
Follow who’s hiding under those sticks. Say hello to the fluffy chicks. Follow the friendly puppy as he scampers around the farmyard saying hello to all the animals. Toddlers will love to join in making their noises.
Heres a marvelous collection with probably the most fun music you have ever danced to. And even is you don’t know how to dance the polka, you will find it difficult to stay still when you hear these joyous, infectiously bouncy tunes.
From perverse acts of cannibalism and dark fantasies to vicious acts motivated by greed and a simple lust for blood, this book reveals the methods and motivations of some of the world’s most notorious serial killers, including Juan Corona, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, Pee Wee Gaskins, and Ivan Milat
Take a trip to the north pole and join the little husky as he scampers off on the snow and ice to say hello to all his animal friends. Meet a polar bear, a snowy owl and a cute little seal too! Toddlers will love to join in calling out the animals’ noises as they turn the pages of this beautiful book and discover the winter wonderland inside.
Join the baby lion as he says hello to lots of other baby wild animals. Toddlers will love to join in calling out the animals noises as they turn the pages of this beautiful book. The satisfying rhyming text and velvety soft-to-touch animals make this book perfect for young children.
Go wild with this baby elephant as he shouts hello to all his animal friends. Young children will love to stroke the soft-to-touch velvety animals and join in calling out their noises: Snap! Roar! Ssssss!
Join a little bunny as he plays a game of hide-and-seek with some of the scarier animals in the forest. The warty toad, the growly bear and the tiger look frightening at first, but he soon discovers there’s no reason to be afraid.
Its night-time and Cat is going to say goodnight to all her animal friends. Meet a dog, a barn owl and even some fluffy little rabbits. Toddlers will love joining in with all the animal noises in this delightful story perfect for reading at bedtime!
What better way to celebrate the positive side of life than with these treasured inspirational verses? Poetry has a way of distilling emotion into a few well-chosen words which can both move and delight us.
From the top of Mount Everest to the depths of the ocean – and down to the centre of the earth – this book is the essential guide for all those who live on our planet. Planet Earth Is Awesome is packed full of 101 eye-opening and extraordinary facts about our world that kids will love to discover and share. Each fact hooks readers into a discussion of some of the most fascinating and mind-boggling ways in which our planet works. A great gift for children aged 8 and up.
To kill is one of the greatest crimes against humanity to kill repeatedly, often accompanied by sexually motivated acts that are also taboo, is beyond comprehension. Why do serial killers and psychopaths do it? What motivates them?
Preston sets off to take a basket of food to his granny’s, wearing a red coat and hood, and looking very much like Little Red Riding Hood. As ever, Mister Wolf is in hot pursuit, but he can’t think which story Preston’s red coat and hood reminds him of, and consequently can’t remember what he is supposed to do…
Features a grandma who always buys the biggest ice-creams, she knows all about nature, she’s brilliant at untying knots, she makes the most fantastic clothes, and she’s always on your side when things go wrong.
Features a mum who is a brilliant artist, she can balance on a tightrope, she can swim like a fish, do amazing stunts on a bike and she can tame wild animals… in fact, there’s very little this astounding mum can’t do.
An engaging storybook and toy in one activity kit! My Busy Books offer full-page illustrations, a story, 12 figurines, and a playmat that bring the characters to life and ignite your child’s imagination. 3 years and up.
Whos under there, playing hide and seek?
A collection of 4 board books perfect for pre-schoolers. lets take a peek
Read the rhymes and lift the flaps to find the faces. Look out for the mirror at the back of each book!
Perfect for babies and very young children.
My First Storybooks are perfect for reading aloud and sharing with your special little one. This set of 4 padded board books are a must have for your little one.
With simple, easy-to-follow stories, these shiny, padded-cover books introduce fun vocabulary and have bright, engaging pictures throughout.
This grandpa knows how to have a good time. A natural gift for a child that has a grandpa in their life because it is relevant to them but even if a child does not have a grandpa around it is still a wonderful story and fabulous value.
Miller’s Collectables Handbook 2014-2015 is the up-to-date guide to the collectables market. -Featuring more than 4,000 objects in full colour, each with a detailed description and current price range, the book also offers what those in the know look for – how to spot that rare example that may be worth twenty times more than another piece, or why now is the moment to buy Roseville pottery.
5 classic Meg and Mog stories in one great collection. The bestselling Meg and Mog stories have been casting a unique spell for more than thirty-five years.
Children will love exploring colours, sounds and shapes in the Meg and Mog stories, which are perfect for sharing or reading alone.