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Maggie Midge And The Island Of Midgeorka
- Paperback - Lexus
Where is Midgeorka? Why do midges go there? In this little book Maggie tells about the island where midges go when their lives are over.
Magic Wool Fruit Children
- Paperback - Floris
'Magic Wool Fruit Children' features step-by-step instructions for making a variety of fruit and fruit children with a felting technique using unspun sheep's wool.
- Paperback - QED Publishing
The titles in the 'Tales From Shakespeare' series retell some of Shakespeare's most popular and well-known plays. Clear and contemporary language makes these stories easily accessible to young readers.
Muriel Rukeyeser And Documentary: The Poetics Of Connection
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
This study of 20th-century American poet Muriel Rukeyser explores the multiple avenues of her 'poetics of connection' to reveal a profound engagement with the equally intertextual documentary genre.
The Macsween Haggis Bible
- Paperback - Birlinn
Scotland's national dish is the source of endless jokes and horror stories, yet continues to provoke curiosity around the world. With an ancient history and an eight-verse tribute penned by Robert Burns, haggis is a Scottish cultural icon. So how did come to acquire its bad boy image and earn such mixed reviews, ranging from the devotion of its fans to the deep revulsion of the uninitiated? Jo Macsween guides you through the myths and magic to a new realm of haggis appreciation that transcends neeps, tatties and Burns Night.
Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes
- Hardback - Canongate
What is it that separates Sherlock Holmes from his long-suffering friend and side-kick Dr John Watson? What makes Holmes such a superior detective, able to piece together clues and solve problems that seem elementary to Watson only in hindsight? And can we - most of us Watsons ourselves - ever harness a bit of Holmes's extraordinary powers of mind, not to solve crimes, but simply to improve our lives at work and home? The answer is yes, and in 'Mastermind', psychologist Maria Konnikova shows us how.
- Paperback - St. Martin's
For 10 long years, Tara has been a woman on the run, hiding from the magic-wielding warriors and druids of modern-day Scotland. Now, as a tour guide at a remote Highland castle, she hopes to finally escape her past - until one impossibly gorgeous man enters her life - and exposes her wildest secrets.
Message From Malaga
- Paperback - Titan
Ian Ferrier, an employee of the United States Space Agency, vacationing in the Mediterranean, finds himself involved with the security of nations when he stumbles upon an assassination conspiracy in Spain.
- Paperback - Pocket Mountains
This guide is for anyone who wants to climb the Munros, the 282 Scottish peaks over 3000ft.
- Hbk. + CD - Usborne
One of Shakespeare's greatest tales retold for English language learners. Macbeth is the bravest general in Scotland, and a loyal servant to King Duncan. But then he hears that one day, he could be king himself. Mad with ambition, Macbeth sets out on a bloody path to power.