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The Sound Of Whales
- Paperback - Chicken House
On a remote Scottish island, three children make a shocking discovery: two bodies on the beach, a whale and a man. Fraser and Hayley see it as the start of an adventure, but sensitive Dunny is distraught. What happened on the water just isn't natural - and only by watching the whales can it be put right.
Sous Chef: 24 Hours In The Kitchen
- Paperback - Canongate
'Sous Chef' takes you behind the swinging doors of a busy restaurant kitchen, allowing you to inhabit this normally hidden world, in real time. Follow chef from the moment he opens the kitchen in the morning as he guides you through the meticulous preparation, the camaraderie in the hours leading up to service and the adrenalin-rush as the orders start coming in. Thrilling, addictive and bursting with obsessive detail, 'Sous Chef' will leave you breathless and awestruck - walking into a restaurant will never be the same again.
- Boards - Alison Green Books
Superworm is super-long. Superworm is super-strong. Watch him wiggle. See him squirm. There's no other worm like Superworm. Never fear, Superworm's here! He can fish Spider out of a well, and rescue Toad from a busy road. But who will come to Superworm's rescue, when he's captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard?
Simply Stairs: The Definitive Handbook For Stair Builders
- Paperback - Whittles
'Simply Stairs' is a 'how to' book which guides the reader through all aspects of the design and construction of a wide range of timber staircases, step-by-step. It provides anyone with a basic knowledge of woodwork with the know-how and confidence to build this most important of building elements - from start to finish!
Scotland Undiscovered: Landmarks, Landscapes & Hidden Treasures
- Paperback - Flame Tree
Scotland's landscape is wildly diverse, ranging from towering mountains reflected in mirror-like lochs to ancient castles and bustling city streets. This book provides captivating text and images of everywhere from the Borders in the south to Orkney in the north.
The Spice Box Letters
- Paperback - Sandstone Press
Journalist Melina Knight longs to know why her grandmother, Mariam, so rarely speaks about her family and childhood. When Mariam dies suddenly, she inherits her grandmother's journal and handwritten letters stashed in a wooden spice box, cryptic treasures written in Armenian, Mariam's mother tongue. On a spring break in Cyprus, she meets a young Armenian man who agrees to act as translator and begins to unearth a family secret that changes her life and lays the ghosts of her grandmother's turbulent past to rest.
- Hardback - Raintree
Join intrepid explorer Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel to one of the world's most fascinating countries: Scotland! The book includes chapters on Scottish history, geography, cities, people, and food, as well as visiting some of the most famous places of this unique country, such as Edinburgh Castle and Loch Ness.
The Soldier's Dark Secret
- Paperback - Mills & Boon
Salmond: Against The Odds
- Paperback - Birlinn
David Torrance turns his attention to one of the most interesting politicians Scotland has produced. Based on interviews with close colleagues and friends, as well as rafts of published and unpublished material, he charts the life and career of Salmond. This edition has been updated to cover the SNP's Referendum campaign.
Samuel Beckett: Laughing Matters, Comic Timing
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
Ranging widely over Beckett's fiction, drama and critical writings, the book demonstrates that it is through Beckett's comic timing that we can understand the double gesture of his art: the ethical obligation to represent the world how it is while, at the same time, opening up a space for how it ought to be.