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Adopting A Child In Scotland
- Paperback - BAAF
Each year hundreds of children in Scotland are placed with adoptive families. They are given the chance to make new beginnings and to experience love, care and security. But many hundreds more are still waiting for the opportunity to benefit from family life. If you have ever considered building your family through adoption then this practical guide will tell you everything you need to know about adopting a child. Written by an adoptive parent, and brought to life with the experiences of both adults and children who have been through the adoption process themselves, this book is essential reading.
All Because Of Henry: My Story Of Strugle And Triumph With Two Autistic Children And The Dogs That Unlocked Their World
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
'All Because of Henry' picks up the lead from 'A Friend Like Henry', which traced the childhood journey of Dale, the Gardner family and, of course, their amazing golden retriever Henry, who has finally helped Dale to communicate with the world. Now, we meet Dale again, aged 17, to find out where his story goes next. He is no longer the victim of severe classical autism, but a young man facing a challenging and uncertain future.
Alloa And The Hillfoot Villages Through Time
- Paperback - Amberley
This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Alloa and the Hillfoot Villages have changed and developed over the last century.
Another Country: An Era In Scottish Politics And Letters
- Paperback - Argyll
Much of the history of literary-political Edinburgh of the 1960s and 1970s is either already forgotten or unknown to younger generations of writers and readers. John Herdman's memoirs restore to us some of that lost history. This new and revised edition will be welcomed by those who were there, and those who were not can now be astonished by events that involved backstabbing and territorial infighting among poets, nationalist firebrands and luminaries of Edinburgh pubs.
As I Sit Quietly, I Begin To Smell Burning
- Paperback - Red Squirrel
This new collection is a variety pack of poetry loosely based on the theme of Hell - the hell of the mind and the hell of place. It is the long-awaited first full poetry collection from one of Scotland's best-known performance poets.
Asterix And The Pechts
- Paperback - Itchy Coo
As everyone knows, Asterix lives in an ancient French village and he and his fellow inhabitants are the last to resist the Roman occupation thanks to the superhuman strength they get from a magic potion brewed by their druid. Now Asterix and his friend Obelix set out on an epic journey to a land rich in tradition and find that the Scottish tribes have troubles of their own. Can Asterix help, and how will this eagerly awaited story unfold?
After The Dance: Selected Stories
- Paperback - Polygon
This is a selection of stories by Iain Crichton Smith, one of Scotland's most prolific and best-loved writers.
The Arbroath Smokie Bible
- Paperback - Birlinn
Ian R. Spink, whose family have been involved in the traditional way of cooking haddock for 5 generations, introduces the history of the smokie and divulges the process involved in its preparation. He also explores its enormous versatility in 30 mouth-watering recipes for all occasions, from Arbroath smokie and leek chowder, and luxury fish pie to tagliatelle with creamy lemon smokie, and Arbroath smokie and spinach gratin.
- Paperback - Penguin Books
Adapted from the lectures given by Ali Smith at Oxford University, 'Artful' is a tidal wave of ideas in four thematically organised bursts of thought.
Allan Ramsay: Portraits Of The Enlightenment
- Hardback - Prestel
Alongside exquisite reproductions, this volume presents fascinating new research exploring the unique sensitivity of Ramsay's painting, the development of his technique, and familial influences on his work.
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