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Oor Wullie And The Hunt For Nessie
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
When Wullie learns that an eccentric American billionaire is offering a big-bucks reward for a photo of the Loch Ness Monster, he can't wait to get started hunting down Nessie! But Wullie hasn't got anything like the fancy digital smartypants iPhones has pals have, and he ends up with an ancient box-style camera, the kind where you have to look through the top. How will he be able to take a photo with that? And anyway, he isn't sure if there is such a thing as the Loch Ness Monster.
Oor Wullie: How Tae Learn Yer Times Tables
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Stuck on your multiplication tables? Let Oor Wullie help out in his own special way in this humorous, informative guide to multiplication for both parents and children. A fun way to help primary-school children learn multiplication facts quickly and easily.
- Paperback - Penguin Classics
A gothic novella about love, torment and doomed aristocracy, set in the remote mountains of Spain.
One Ted Falls Out Of Bed
- Paperback - Macmillan Children's
When ted falls out of bed, three tearaway mice whisk him off on a breath-taking journey. They zoom around in fast cars, go on a balloon ride and climb a building-block mountain. It's all very exciting, but will it get ted back to bed?
On Forgiveness: How Can We Forgive The Unforgivable?
- Paperback - Canongate
In this work, Richard Holloway tackles the great theme of forgiveness. One of the most important books on this essential topic, this book draws on the great philosophers and writers such as Frederick Nietzsche, Jacques Derrida, and Nelson Mandela. Both timely and a timeless modern classic, 'On Forgiveness' is a pertinent and fascinating discourse on how forgiveness works, where it came from, and how the need to embrace it is greater than ever if we are to free ourselves from the binds of the past.
Once The Clouds Have Gone
- Paperback - Bold Strokes
Nine years after leaving the small Scottish town where she'd grown up, Tag Grainger is forced to return following the sudden death of her father - and back to a life she's long since put behind her. After inheriting a share in a family business she wants no part in, she longs to escape again, until the appearance of the intriguing and spirited Freddie Metcalfe forces her to reevaluate much more than she thought she needed to. But while Freddie is harboring a secret of her own, can she help Tag reconnect with her family and move on from her past?
Opium And Empire: The Lives And Careers Of William Jardine And James Matheson
- Hardback - McGill-Queen's University Press
In 1832 William Jardine and James Matheson established what would become the greatest British trading company in East Asia in the nineteenth century. Jardine and Matheson, recognized as giants on the scene at Macao, Canton, and Hong Kong, have often been depicted as one-dimensional villains whose opium commerce was ruthless and whose imperial drive was insatiable. In 'Opium and Empire', Richard Grace explores the depths of each man, their complicated and sometimes inconsistent internal workings, and their achievements and failures.
Oxford Children's Classics World Of Adventure Box Set
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
An eye-catching boxed set containing four of the greatest stories ever told - 'Treasure Island', 'The Jungle Book', 'The Wind in the Willows', and 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'. These new editions have a fresh and contemporary feel to make the books come alive for today's modern readers, and as well as the unabridged text, they also contain masses of bonus features so readers can continue their experience of the story as well as recommendations for other books, films, and TV shows - classic and contemporary - for readers to try next.
- Paperback - Orbit
Only five still guard the borders between the worlds. Only five hold back what waits on the other side. Once the Oversight, the secret society that policed the lines between the mundane and the magic, counted hundreds of brave souls among its members. Now their numbers can be counted on a single hand. When a vagabond brings a screaming girl to the Oversight's London headquarters, it seems their hopes for a new recruit will be fulfilled - but the girl is a trap. As the borders between this world and the next begin to break down, murders erupt across the city, the Oversight are torn viciously apart, and their enemies close in for the final blow.
Oo An Feddirs
- Paperback - Luath Press
A striking collection of over 70 poems, some of which have been published in magazines as diverse as 'New Shetlander', 'Poetry Scotland', 'Northwords Now', 'Gutter' and 'New Writing Scotland.'