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Your Country Needs You: The Secret History Of The Ultimate Propaganda Poster
- Hardback - Saraband
This title celebrates the artwork of Alfred Leete, in particular his oft copied image of Lord Kitchener with arm outstretched, exhorting you to do your bit.
- Hardback - Mainstream
In 'The Cartel', bestselling true-crime author Graham Johnson revealed how Britain's biggest drugs syndicate grew from a one-man band founded by a used-car salesman to become a global corporation employing thousands of criminals. In this jaw-dropping sequel, Johnson covers the story from 2003 to the present day, reporting how the godfathers at the top of the hierarchy are losing their power to the street gangs supposedly at the bottom of the pile. He reveals how the brutal assassination of drug baron Colin 'King Cocaine' Smith in 2007 by a group of young bucks triggered the rise of the foot soldier and heralded a series of events that has had devastating consequences for the whole of society.
You're All Just Jealous Of My Jetpack
- Hardback - Drawn & Quarterly
Cartoonist Tom Gauld follows up his widely praised graphic novel 'Goliath' with 'You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack', a collection of cartoons made for The Guardian. Over the past eight years, Gauld has produced a weekly cartoon for the Saturday Review section of Britain's most well regarded newspaper. This book distils perfectly Gauld's dark humor, impeccable timing, and distinctive style.
A Year Around The Great Oak
- Hardback - Floris Books
Robin takes his cousins to see his favourite tree - a giant oak that is 300 years old. In the autumn the children build a den under the oak tree's giant branches. In the winter they ski through the forest and meet the foresters who chose which trees will become firewood this year. In the spring the children go searching for badgers and see many animals that live in the forest. One night, the tree helps Benjamin when he discovers a creature he didn't expect. How can the children say thank you?
You Killed Me!
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Toby is a murderer. That's what the ghost at the end of his bed tells him. Toby is taken back in time to see the repercussions of his actions and unravel the series of events that led to the man's death.
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Merlin's known that he's different all his life. People avoid him in the street and snigger about his mum. Plus he keeps having these terrible nightmares. So when the king's men come to take him to court he's only a little surprised. But what lies ahead is beyond anything he could have imagined.
Young James Herriot: The Making Of The World's Most Famous Vet
- Paperback - BBC
This is the story of James Herriot's formative years at veterinary college. It shines a light on his calling to work with animals, his early friendships and his quest for veterinary knowledge.
Yoga For People Who Can't Be Bothered To Do It
- Paperback - Canongate
From Amsterdam to the Zone - the Black Rock Desert of Nevada - this is the story of Geoff Dyer's quest for a meaningful life & how he finally lost himself in the peak experiences.
The Yellow On The Broom: The Early Days Of A Traveller Woman
- Paperback - Birlinn
Betsy Whyte was born into a family of travellers who roamed the Scottish countryside between the wars. This vivid description of a childhood on the road amidst a misunderstood people is a rich evocation of a vanishing world.
Young Herriot: The Early Life And Times Of James Herriot
- Hardback - BBC
'Young Herriot' tells the story of James Herriot's formative years at veterinary college in Glasgow in the 1930s.
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