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Awa' An' Bile Yer Heid!: Scottish Curses And Insults
- Paperback - Birlinn
From football through the weather to politics, each other and of course the English, there is nothing about which a Scot does not have a scathing remark to make. This volume presents a rich collection of insults and invective.
As Others See Us: Personal Views On The Life And Work Of Robert Burns
- Paperback - Luath Press
A collection of portraits of prominent Scots enhanced by the contribution of each sitter's favourite Burns poem, with an explanation of why it is so important to them and what it means to Scots today.
- Hardback - Sansom & Company
Allah Does Not Have An Exit Visa
- Paperback - Matador
From Scotland to Saudi Arabia, Allan M. Jack's autobiography takes you on a journey through education, marriage, geology, apartheid, travel and everything in between. Written to give his descendants an idea of what he did with his life, Allan's book will appeal to those interested in travelling, exotic lands, history, and biographies.
The A-Z Of Being A Student
- Paperback - Matador
This is set on the bridge between adolescent dreams and adult realities; and between the town of Oban where Innes MacKay grew up, and the city of Glasgow where he planned to buy his first penthouse. The first of his family to go to university, Innes had assumed that a degree certificate came with a job and a BMW. Then, at the start of his final year, three words from a course mate shatter his dreams and leave him desperate to turn his time at uni into to an unlikely success story, rather than a fruitless, expensive withdrawal on his liver cells and bank account.
- Paperback - Macmillan Children's Books
There's harmony in the air when the animals get together for a concert with a difference! Koala's playing his flute, Badger's bashing away on the drums and Squirrel's strumming on the guitar. Sing and dance along - you've never seen a show like it!
Astronomy For Young And Old: A Beginner's Guide To The Visible Sky
- Paperback - Floris Books
Astronomy, especially naked-eye astronomy, is a wonderful way for children and young people to engage with the world and universe around them. Many children quickly become fascinated with stars, planets and comets, learning skills that also help them develop generally.This book is a perfect introduction to astronomy for any child, whether or not they have a telescope. It explains the visible constellations and then explores the sun, moon, planets, comets and meteorites.
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Karam loves his new country, his new city, his new school - it's a fresh start. The only problem is Alex, the school bully. He won't leave Karam alone and it's starting to tarnish his shiny new life. But when Karam makes a new friend who promises to help deal with Alex, things start to change.
Attack Of The Giant Robot Chickens
- Paperback - Kelpies
Why did the chicken cross the road? To take over the world!!! The city of Aberdeen is being terrorized by giant robot chickens who want to peck out every last sign of human resistance. The streets are empty, the adults have vanished - and those left behind are fighting for survival. Jesse and his friends are desperate to save their families and stop the feathered fiends. They hatch a master plan - but can a gang of kids really defeat an army of angry robot chickens?
Against A Tide Of Evil: How One Man Became The Whistleblower To The First Mass Murder Of The Twenty-First Century
- Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
When darkness stalked the plains of Africa one man stood alone to face the evil. In this no-holds-barred account, the former head of the United Nations in Sudan reveals the shocking depths of evil plumbed by those who designed and orchestrated 'the final solution' in Darfur. A veteran of humanitarian crisis and ethnic cleansing in Iraq, Rwanda, Srebrenica, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, Mukesh Kapila arrived in Sudan in March 2003 having made a promise to himself that if he were ever in a position to stop the mass-killers, they would never triumph on his watch.
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