Monthly Archives: December 2019

The Girl and the Dinosaur

By Hollie Hughes A masterpiece of storytelling with evocative and stunning illustrations, destined to be read for years to come. The wishing stars burn bright tonight, the air is thick with dreams, And a deeply sleeping dinosaur is waking up, it seems . . . In a town by the seaside, Marianne is often seen […]

Incredible Jobs You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

By Natalie Labarre Do you know what you want to do when you grow up? Why not work as a babysitter . . . for sloths? Or become a farmer . . .of corpses? You might even grow up to be someone who gets paid to actually sleep on the job! From taste testers to […]

Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales

By Anna James A magical adventure to delight the imagination. The curl-up-on-the-sofa snuggle of a series from a uniquely talented author. Tilly Pages is a bookwanderer; she can travel inside books, and even talk to the characters she meets there. But Tilly’s powers are put to the test when fairytales start leaking book magic and […]

Travel Goals

By Lonely Planet Be inspired and empowered by this collection of transformative travel experiences. From sleeping under the stars or learning a new craft, to more ambitious challenges like taking a big trip alone, helping to rebuild a community or saving an endangered species, this is your essential companion to a life well-lived. Each experience […]

The Infernal Devices 1: Clockwork Angel

By Cassandra Clare Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the first title in Cassandra Clare’s internationally bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy with this sumptuous new edition. Brand new content, including the first chapter of Chain of Gold. Love is the most dangerous magic of all… First in the bestselling prequel series to The Mortal Instruments, set in […]

Effin’ Birds : A Field Guide to Identification

By Aaron Reynolds Have you ever looked a bird dead in the eye and wondered what it was thinking? With Effin’ Birds, the most eagerly anticipated new volume in the noble avocation of bird identification, you can venture into nature with confidence. This farcical field guide will help you identify over 200 birds, but more […]

The Andromeda Evolution

By Michael Crichton and Daniel H. Wilson Fifty years after The Andromeda Strain made Michael Crichton a household name – and spawned a new genre, the technothriller – the threat returns, in a gripping sequel that is terrifyingly realistic and resonant. THE EVOLUTION IS COMING. In 1967, an extra-terrestrial microbe designated the Andromeda Strain, came […]

Earth Heroes : Twenty Inspiring Stories of People Saving Our World

by Lily Dyu When faced with climate change, the biggest threat that our planet has ever confronted, it’s easy to feel as if nothing you do can really make a difference . . . but this book proves that individual people can change the world. With twenty inspirational stories celebrating the pioneering work of a […]

Awesomely Austen – Illustrated and Retold: Jane Austen’s Emma

by Katy Birchall, Jane Austen A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen’s classic story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout. Emma Woodhouse is pretty, clever and rich, and sees no reason why she would ever need to get married. But she loves matchmaking for her neighbours, despite the advice of her friend […]

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