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Good Dog Lion
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Timo and his mother do not have much money - in fact, they have almost none. But that does not matter too much, because Timo has his mother and she has him. They have their little house. They have friends and neighbours. They have the world about them. All of that can be enough for happiness. There is one more thing, though, that Timo would like to have ... a dog!
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Ben arrives at pirate school ready and raring to learn all about how to be the best pirate he can be! But instead of lessons in walking the plank, cutlass-swinging and singing sea shanties, the headmistress seems more focused on teaching business and economics. Ben can't have that! With the help of comrade-in-arms Short John Silver, an uprising is planned ...
Head Of State: A Political Entertainment
- Hardback - Fourth Estate
It's September 2017, and the United Kingdom is on the verge of a crucial referendum that will determine, once and for all, if the country remains a member of the European Union, or goes its own way. The stakes could not possibly be higher, and the outcome is delicately balanced. But, unsuspected by the electorate, and unknown to all but a handful of members of the Prime Minister's innermost circle, there is a shocking secret at the very heart of government that, were it to become known, would change everything in an instant.
Ritual Lighting: Laureate Poems
- Hardback - Picador
Carol Ann Duffy has been Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom since May 2009. In her first five years, she has written brilliant, challenging, lyrical and relevant poetry about people, places and significant moments, past and present. From Chaucer to Shakespeare, from Valentine's Day to Christmas Eve, from the industrial cities to the White Cliffs of Dover, this selection of her public poems celebrates our nation and its rituals.
The Skeleton Road
- Hardback - Little, Brown
When a skeleton is discovered hidden at the top of a gothic Victorian building in Edinburgh, cold case squad detective Karen Pirie is given the task of identifying the decades-old bones. However, her investigation leads her back to past conflicts, false identities and buried secrets.
How To Be A Cyclist: An A-Z Of Life On Two Wheels
- Hardback - Arena Sport
In what could be the most middle-class uprising in history, a million middle-aged-men-in-lycra are taking to the streets of Britain. This book has been created with love, affection and understanding for the M.A.M.I.L. We get how it feels to believe you look like Eddy Merckx only to catch a glimpse of your reflection in a shop window and sadly realise it's more like Eddie the Eagle. With wise words and inspirational photography, Phil Ashley and John Deering will guide you through a world where snobbery and etiquette rule. 'How to be a Cyclist' is a ruthless authoritative voice that you can rely upon to see you right.
Welcome To Just A Minute!: A Celebration Of Britain's Best-Loved Radio Comedy
- Hardback - Canongate
As its 900th episode approaches, 'Just a Minute' has consistently entertained BBC Radio 4 listeners, and many others around the world, since its first broadcast in December 1967. Inspired by a punishment handed out at school, the show's creator Ian Messiter devised a deceptively simple and versatile set of rules that has allowed the game to adapt and thrive as each new era of comedy entertainers emerges. In this official celebration, chairman Nicholas Parsons, the only person to have appeared in every programme, recalls the very best, occasionally awkward and often hilarious, moments that have lit up the comedy airwaves over six decades.
Surprise: The Book That Keeps On Giving!
- Boards - Little Tiger Kids
This Christmas board book features cut-out holes that create a brilliant game of pass-the-parcel as the gift keeps getting smaller the group of friends discover lots of festive fun, but what will the final surprise be?
- Hardback - DC Comics
Follow the adventures of The Invisibles, a secret organization out to battle against physical and psychic oppression brought upon humanity by the interdemsional alien gods of the Archons of Outer Church!
Fatty O'Leary's Dinner Party
- Hardback - Polygon
His loving wife Betty plans a trip to Ireland for his 40th birthday and almost immediately things go wrong. The seats in economy class on the plane are too small and Irish bathroom furniture is not as commodious as he'd have liked. And all the time Fatty must put up with the unthinking cruelty of strangers.
Last modified Monday 05 July 2010