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A masterpiece of witty, speculative memoir
A sumptuous volume from 'the unsung father of English geology'
A major biography of the legendary Russian collector
Summer secrets in swinging sixties Brighton
A long-overdue biography to bring Nash out from his brother Paul's shadow
President Obama's highly-anticipated memoirs
The desert island poems of the late critic
Fungi and the weird world of the 'Wood Wide Web'
A stunning collection of incredible travel photography
Scintillating journalism from the much-missed critic
An ingenious story about Bram Stoker and Victorian theatre
The epic rivalry of two Shanghai dynasties
A perfect introduction to Sedaris' unique wit
A peerless collection of British literature's finest stories
A feminist reckoning with the much-maligned county
Beautifully illustrated, this will open your eyes at the seaside
The Cold War's most important female spy
The bold novel about womanhood in today's Japan
A tense mission to destroy the Nazi missile programme
Winner of the Booker Prize 2020
Dolly Alderton's painfully incisive and hilarious debut novel
The heart-rending winner of the Women's Prize 2020
Fabulous photography of the greatest moments in world jewellery history
A stunning collection of incredible travel photography
The seminal and all-encompassing new history of sculpture
Beautiful romances and relationships from the NPG collection
A sumptuous glimpse at the homes of Britain's best designers
The all-new edition of the fishing classic
Beautiful photography before and behind the scenes
The splendour and inspiration behind the famous textile designer's work
A sumptuous volume from 'the unsung father of English geology'
A handbook for how to slow down, reconnect and live a gentler life
The sights, sounds, tastes and experiences of modern sailing
Beautifully produced, the perfect gift for your favourite bibliophile
Garden design that brings the outdoors in, and the indoors out
A sparkling story of friendship, set in the snowy arctic.
What is Baby Llama’s favourite food? Follow along with this cute baby animal as it experiences its world, from playtime to bedtime.The simple, comforting story in this go-to baby gift series have made it a multimillion seller. Featuring a permanently attached plush finger puppet, this volume offers parents and children a fun, interactive way to […]
A wonder of nature is about to unfold…Turn the pages to follow the miraculous little bee and its journey from flower to flower in this delightful peep-through picture book. Brought to life by the lyrical text and stunning artwork from the award-winning Britta Teckentrup, the miracle of pollination will amaze and entertain.
Taking our lead from the travel posters of the 20s and 30s, a beautiful and thrilling round-up of 32 of the best Magnificent Machines from across history.The longest ship ever built, the heaviest digger and the largest aeroplane, the world’s first working motorcar, and its most expensive one. What machines like these have in common […]
A thrilling Gothic tale told in deft and luminous language.
A vibrant, interactive peekaboo board book that little ones won’t be able to resistIngela P Arrhenius’s unmistakable, enchanting artwork and an ingenious slider mechanism on every page combine to make this a totally irresistible board book for toddlers. Young children will be captivated by the peekaboo concept and – with something to push, pull or […]
The magical world of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts meets the real-world experts of the world-famous Natural History Museum, in an awe-inspiring exhibition devoted to the wonders of nature, science and adventure and their fictional counterparts from Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Prepare to pore over ancient maps of sea monsters; naturalists’ field notes crammed with […]
Two intrepid girls go from ladies-in-waiting to knights-in-action when they rip up the rule book and go searching for adventure!Wondermere is the luckiest kingdom in the land, all thanks to the dragons that nest on top of the castle. Nobody wants them to fly away, so everyone has to FOLLOW THE RULES and make sure […]
A brand new, funny and quirky story based on E.A. Wyke-Smith’s classic, the inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, featuring wonderful illustrations from Melissa Castrillón. At the Sunny Bay Home for Superfluous and Accidentally Parentless Children, Pip and Flora are in trouble. Running away with their dog they discover the Marvellous Land of Snergs, a […]
Discover the magical world of Nevermoor and the adventures of Morrigan Crow, in this bestselling, award-winning series for fans of Harry Potter and His Dark Materials. ‘Exciting, mysterious, marvellous and magical … quite simply one of the best children’s books I’ve read in years’ Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike. Morrigan Crow is determined, […]
Twelve-year-old Clara lives on an island that visitors call exotic – but there’s nothing exotic about it to Clara. She loves eating ripe mangoes off the ground running outside in the rainy season and going to her secret hideout with Gaynah even though lately Gaynah hasn’t been acting like a best friend. The only thing […]
A middle-grade fantasy full of myth and legend, set in England’s “darkest hour” during the Blitz in WW2, from a Costa-shortlisted author.Sometimes at the darkest hour, hope shines the brightest…When Col’s childhood imaginary friends come to life, he discovers a world where myths and legends are real. Accompanied by his guardians – a six-foot tiger, […]
Queens – over 3,000 years of incredible women who ruled the world! Celebrating strong, brave women across the centuries and around the world, Queens tells their stories of strength and resilience. Spanning 3,000 years from Cleopatra to the Viking queens, Queen Nanny of Jamaica to HRH Elizabeth II, discover new stories about fierce female monarchs. […]
Fairies are all around us – you just need to look carefully and you’ll see signs of them everywhere.Written and compiled by the esteemed botanist Professor Arbour, prepare to be amazed as we discover everything there is to know about the natural history of fairies.This enchantingly illustrated natural history of fairies, compiled in the 1920s […]
Toto is no ordinary cat, and she can’t wait for you to join her on her FOURTH ninja adventure! From one of the UK’s best-loved broadcasters, purrfect for fans of The Aristocats, The Secret Life of Pets and Atticus Claw Breaks the Law.Toto and her friends are due to be looking after the French ambassador […]
It’s full-time monkey business on the high seas in this new family adventure from Alexander McCall Smith, the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.Noah can’t believe it when he finds out his uncle owns a zoo! But the zoo is closing down, and there are animals who need homes.Before he knows […]
It’s a dog’s life! An adorable book of letters from Bobs the dog, by much-loved author Enid Blyton. The perfect gift for animal-lovers of all ages. “Bones and biscuits! If a cheeky bird didn’t fly down to my nose and eat a crumb off my left whiskers! Really, people have no manners at all these […]
A new chapter-book adventure starring Iggy Peck and friends from the New York Times bestselling Questioneers series!Iggy Peck is an architect at his very core: When he’s not making houses out of food, his head is up in the clouds, dreaming of design. So he’s totally blown away when Ada Twist’s Aunt Bernice inherits an […]
A new addition to the bestselling chapter book series starring the newest Questioneer, Sofia Valdez-just in time for the 2020 elections!Miss Lila Greer announces it’s time for Grade Two to get a class pet, and she wants the kids to participate in choosing which one. After all, they will all have to share the responsibility […]
Half vampire, half fairy, totally unique!Isadora is special because she is different. In this brand new adventure, Isadora is going to be a bridesmaid at her aunt’s wedding, and she’s SO excited!But with a mischievous older cousin and a bored baby sister to deal with, getting through the special day isn’t exactly going to be […]
With a foreword from David Attenborough This is our Blue Planet: a beautiful blue marble suspended in a sea of stars. Dive into these incredible stories from BBC Earth Blue Planet II. Unlike billions of other worlds in the Milky Way, 71 per cent of our Blue Planet is covered by ocean. It’s home to […]
A gorgeous Christmas picture book that's destined to become a festive classic.
In a post-apocalyptic America, a community survives in a national park, surrounded by water that keeps the Dead at bay. But when winter comes, there’s nothing to stop them from crossing the ice.Then homebody Peter puts the camp in danger by naively allowing a stranger to come ashore and he’s forced to leave the community […]
A literary fantasy steeped in Jewish folk lore and tradition.
A hilarious journey around the hidden world of the fart.Hilarious verses and outrageous illustrations combine to produce a book about the funniest thing in the world: farts! From the racetrack to the concert hall, from humble bank-robbers to esteemed royals, farts are produced everywhere and by everyone.The Secret Life of Farts is your guide to […]
A fun and slightly irreverent game.
A treasury of stories celebrating the wonders of winter, and the qualities within that warm our hearts through the long cold. This stunning book brings together a selection of wintery tales from all over the world – from North America to Siberia, Scotland, France, Russia and Norway. Written by award-winning author Dawn Casey and with […]
From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. Perfect for fans of the Noughts & Crosses series and The Hate U Give.One fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighbourhood escalates into tragedy. […]
All aboard Guinness World Records 2021 for a life-changing journey of discovery! This year, we’re devoting a chapter to the history of exploration, starting with the story of the very first circumnavigation, along with our “History of Adventure” timeline, featuring a host of remarkable achievements. The fully revised and updated best-seller is packed with thousands […]
A sister struggles to break the spell that has turned her ten brothers into swans;a mermaid leaves her underwater world behind for love; a girl journeys across unknown lands to rescue her friend from the clutches of the Snow Queen, who has imprisoned his heart in ice.These five renowned tales are some of the most […]
A stunning full-colour illustrated gift hardback to celebrate the 25th anniversary of NORTHERN LIGHTS, with breathtaking art throughout by Chris Wormell. First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, this first book in the series won the UK’s top awards for children’s literature. “Without this child, we shall all die.” Lyra Belacqua and […]
An irresistible new edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone created with ultra-talented designers MinaLima, the design magicians behind the gorgeous visual graphic style of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films.J.K. Rowling’s complete and unabridged text is accompanied by MinaLima’s handsome colour illustrations on nearly every page, superb design, and eight exclusive interactive […]
A stunning historical novel set at Christmas, from the acclaimed author of Things a Bright Girl Can Do.Seventeen-year-old Margot Allan was a respectable vicar’s daughter and madly in love with her fiancé Harry. But when Harry was reported Missing in Action from the Western Front, and Margot realised she was expecting his child, there was […]
A fun and visually stunning interactive counting book with peep-through pages and fold-out flaps, from the bestselling Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, and award-winning illustrator Sharon King-Chai.With bright and beautiful artwork and a fabulous array of animals and their babies to marvel over, this is a gorgeous book to treasure and read over and […]
The Ickabog is coming… A mythical monster, a kingdom in peril, an adventure that will test two children’s bravery to the limit. Discover a brilliantly original fairy tale about the power of hope and friendship to triumph against all odds, from one of the world’s best storytellers.The kingdom of Cornucopia was once the happiest in […]
Three giant touch and feel jigsaw puzzles and a board book in a box.
It is 1931 and impetuous Freya leaves her family to follow her dream of becoming an actress. She joins a theatrical company and falls in love with excitement of theatre lifeand the handsome leading man. Neither being an actress nor having a love a air lives up to Freyas grand expectationswhich is when she realises […]
Romilly lives in a ramshackle house with her eccentric artist father and her cat, Monty. She knows little about her past – but she knows that she is loved. When her father finds fame with a series of children’s books starring her as the main character, everything changes: exotic foods appear on the table, her […]
A gorgeous tale brimming with the magic of Christmas
Laurenzo and Jiacomo are identical twins, as alike as two drops of water. No one can tell them apart (which comes in very handy for playing tricks on their teachers). And no one can split them up.But when tragedy strikes their carefree young lives, they must make their own way in the world. As each […]
An enchanting and timeless winter tale
Perfect for ages 8 to 80! Adapted from A Short History of Nearly Everything, this stunningly illustrated book from Bill Bryson takes us from the Big Bang to the dawn of science, and everything in between! Ever wondered how we got from nothing to something? Or thought about how we can weigh the earth? Or […]
An amazing, authoritative and gorgeously colourful collection of fantastic facts
A stunning, lyrical picture book.
Come face-to-face with the biggest, toughest, oldest and most unmissable wonders on Earth in Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures, the sixth and latest in the bestselling series.Atlas of Record-Breaking Adventures brings together the world’s most spectacular events, epic migrations and extraordinary behaviours in a stunningly illustrated addition to the critically acclaimed Atlas of Adventures series.Journey from […]
A hugely entertaining rhyming woodland story about a pair of hoarding magpies and the perils of having too much stuff!From the creator of modern classic Meerkat Mail comes a very funny woodland story showing the dangers of having too much stuff. Based in the same forest as Gravett’s award-winning Tidy, it features a host of […]
Turn rubbish into treasure with the tiny Tindims. Mother and daughter duo, prizewinning Sally Gardner and Lydia Corry, team up to create a fun and funny cast of characters and adventures in their empowering new series for 5-8 year olds inspiring conservation and inventive ways to recycle.Since the days of the Vikings, the Tindims have […]
A gross, disgusting, inexplicably popular guide to the body
An outrageously funny tale oozing creativity
A charming, magical story about the wondrous places your lost objects go, with detailed illustrations that will absorb readers of all ages.’I HOLD ON TO TEDDY’S HAND TIGHTLY’ – A little girl and her mummy are visiting Grandpa on the train. It’s very busy – hold on tight! But when they arrive at their destination […]
THE COUNTRY IS UNDER ATTACKTwins Viktor and Nadya are twelve years old when Hitler’s Germany declares war on the Soviet Union. As the Nazi army crushes the defending forces and enemy planes appear overhead, they are hurriedly evacuated from their home.’WHATEVER HAPPENS, STAY TOGETHER’ Their parents told them to look after each other, no matter […]
How do you sum up politics in just 100 words? This striking book takes on the challenge! Each of the carefully chosen 100 words has its own 100-word long description and beautiful illustration, providing a thoughtful, unbiased introduction to key political terms and ideas to help the young (and not so young) get to grips […]
Enjoy a royal romp with everyone’s favourite beret-clad canine in this brand-new classic Claude story. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe.Meet Claude, the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life. Now the star of his very own TV show on Disney Junior and ITVBe.Claude and Sir Bobblysock just […]
A wintry animal story for readers aged 9+ that will warm your heart and take you on an adventure you will never forget.From the bestselling author of A DOG CALLED HOMELESS. This is the perfect Christmas gift for fans of Michael Morpurgo, Lauren St John and Sara Pennypacker’s PAX.It’s the Christmas holidays and Thea is […]
An important powerful novel about hope, freedom and brotherhood
A short, essential introduction to Black British historyWhen did Africans first come to Britain?Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings? Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution?These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 years of the Black British history: from the Roman Africans who […]
‘An astonishing exploration of grief and love and wildness.’ Hilary McKay. A tale of loss that is also a gripping thriller, a realistic study of grief that skirts the margins of fantasy, it walks wolf-like between worlds and genres. Richard Lambert writes with a poet’s eye; he has created something magical here. The storytelling is […]
From Onjali Q. Rauf, the award-winning and best-selling author of The Boy at the Back of the Class, comes another incredible story, told with humour and heart.The boy’s an absolute menace.He’s a bully. A lost cause!Why can’t he be more like his sister?I’ve been getting into trouble for as long I can remember. Usually I […]
Readers can discover the truth behind some of the most incredible ancient Egyptian stories and superstitions and unearth the most fascinating aspects of an ancient culture in this immersive flap book.How did the Egyptians remove a mummy’s brain?How much solid gold was used to make Tutankhamun’s sarcophagus?Was the world’s first pop star an Egyptian choral […]
A new addition to our successful papercut music book series, this book features integrated sound tabs and high-quality musical recordings that can be turned on and off. Accessible text that gives details about the life of each composer and the featured piece of music accompanies each musical extract.Features extracts from: The Four Seasons, Turkish March, […]
A finger puppet book with real BITE!The Enormous Crocodile is hungry and ready to use cunning plans and clever tricks to snap up a snack. Just be careful that he doesn’t snap up…YOU!A finger puppet book that really bites, this is a laugh-out-loud book for adults and chiddlers to read together
A spectacular new title from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers, creator of the million-copy selling, global phenomenon Here We Are! What shall we build, you and I? I’ll build your future and you’ll build mine. We’ll build a watch to keep our time. A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together. […]
Have you ever woken up suddenly, in the middle of the night, without knowing why? Best-selling and award-winning master storyteller Maggie O’Farrell weaves an extraordinary and compelling modern fairy tale about the bravery of a little girl and the miracle of a snowy day. Sylvie wakes one night, suddenly, without knowing why. Then she sees […]
In difficult times, what children really need is hope. And in that spirit, bestselling author Katherine Rundell emailed some of the children’s writers and artists whose work she loved most: ‘I asked them to write something very short, fiction or non-fiction, or draw something that would make the children reading it feel like possibility-ists: something […]
An invitation to young and old to rediscover the beauty of nature
Meet LONG JOHN McRON, SHIP’S COOK . . . and the most unusual babysitter you’ve ever seen.Long John has a whole crew of wild pirates in tow, and – for one boy and his sister – he’s about to transform a perfectly ordinary evening into a riotous adventure beneath a pirate moon. It’s time to […]
A classic tale about an extraordinary and unlikely animal friendship. For fans of Paddington Bear and Wallace and Gromit. From Newbery Honor Author, Amy Timberlake and multi-award winning illustrator, Jon Klassen comes a beautiful tale of friendship for readers aged 7+. Meet Skunk and Badger. The first time Badger saw Skunk, he thought, ‘puny’ and […]
Classical music brought to life in this beautifully illustrated soundbook
An original and gorgeously illustrated retelling of the Greek Myths
A gloriously illustrated treasury from some of our most loved poets
An emotional Indian family drama deftly woven with magic
Perfect for holiday story time with little ones, this early learning board book takes a very first look at the traditions and festivities of Hanukkah. From the miracle of the oil, lighting the menorah candles, and delicious potato latkes and doughnut treats, to the spin-the-top dreidel game, shiny chocolate gelt, and fun family time with […]
A classic in the making for anyone who ever longed to be wild
The second sensational middle-grade standalone that follows an epic voyage from England to France in the aftermath of WW1, from the bestselling author of The Children of Castle Rock.In the aftermath of World War One, everyone is trying to rebuild their lives. If Ben is to avoid being sent back to the orphanage, he needs […]
The ninth in the bestselling, comic-style series
‘An amazing adventure story, told with sparkling style and sleight of hand’ JACQUELINE WILSON’Rundell is the real deal, a writer of boundless gifts and extraordinary imaginative power whose novels will be read, cherished and reread long after most so-called “serious” novels are forgotten’ ObserverVita set her jaw, and nodded at New York City in greeting, […]
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.A special edition of The Little Prince from the Macmillan Collector’s Library series. Larger than usual, this gorgeous hardback is bound in real cloth and encased in a bespoke slipcase. It features a specially commissioned translation by Ros […]
Armadillos sit on pillows, bunnies sit on honey and cheetahs sit on fajitas…Let Frog, Dog and Cat guide you through the alphabet from Aardvark to Zebra in this hilarious new picture book from the creators of OI FROG! With a special fold-out surprise!The laughter never ends with Oi Frog and Friends!
A stunning, richly illustrated book all about astronomy
When he lands a starring role in the school Christmas play of Edward Lear’s famous nonsense poem, The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, Michael is over the moon.He is going to be Owl. TOO-WITTTOO-WOOOOOO! And when his best friend, Belinda, is chosen to be Cat, Michael can’t believe his luck. MIAOW! But how will he cope […]
The final book in the award-winning, bestselling trilogy shows that while fame and fortune might be temporary, the best songs stay in your heart forever.You probably remember the story of the bear who found the piano in the woods and grew up to become a huge star. He played his music in front of millions […]
From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a fresh new board book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves.Take your first steps with Antiracist Baby! Or rather, follow Antiracist Baby’s nine easy steps for building a more […]
Arlo: The Lion Who Couldn’t Sleep is a beautifully illustrated story with a gentle mindfulness message from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Catherine Rayner – ideal for bedtime, and especially helpful for little ones who have trouble going to sleep. Arlo the lion is exhausted. He just can’t drop off, no matter what he tries. It’s […]
A funny adventure about friendship with a unique slant on animal rights
From the multi-award-winning author of Orangeboy, an addictive mystery that refuses to let you go long after you turn the final page. Can Becks piece the jigsaw together and find her sister before Silva loses herself? Becks is into girls but didn’t come out because she was never in. She lives with her mum, stepdad […]
A most un-ordinary adventure about five amazing children
Marit doesn’t like to use magic too often; it always comes with a heavy price. When her best friend Eve is adopted by a legendary former dancer and placed in an elite ballet program outside of Copenhagen, Marit draws upon her powers to secure a job with the wealthy family so that she can watch […]
Illustrator Katie Scott returns to the Welcome to the Museum series with exquisite, detailed images of some of the most fascinating living organisms on this planet – fungi. From the fungi we see on supermarket shelves to fungi like penicillium that have shaped human history, this is the definitive introduction to what fungi are and […]
A new short story from the world of His Dark Materials
An all-consuming story of revenge, redemption and dragons from the twice Carnegie Medal-winner Patrick Ness.”On a cold Sunday evening in early 1957, Sarah Dewhurst waited with her father in the parking lot of the Chevron Gas Station for the dragon he’d hired to help on the farm.”This dragon, Kazimir, has more to him than meets […]
The newest title in the hugely successful ‘Big Book’ series: a fact-filled book on the world’s most fascinating flowering plants.What does a venus fly trap eat? How strong is a giant water lily? Does a cactus flower?The newest addition to Yuval Zommer’s bestselling series answers these questions and more as it introduces young children to […]
A beautifully illustrated anthology of some of Charles Dickens’ greatest works retold and adapted by the incredibly talented Angela McAllister.Uncover the stories from one of the greatest-novelists of all time in this beautiful anthology of tales from Charles Dickens, rewritten and adapted in an accessible way for children.This book introduces children to eight of Dickens […]
This is the story of one family, one dreamy summer – the summer when everything changes. In a holiday house by the sea, in a big, messy family, one teenager watches as brothers and sisters, parents and older cousins fill hot days with wine and games and planning a wedding.Enter the Goddens – irresistible, charming, […]
‘Packed with fun, fantasy and the sort of adventure guaranteed to have sticky little fingers hungrily turning the pages’ The Mail on Sunday ‘The Royal Rabbits of London is sweet, funny and beautifully illustrated’ The Times ‘Enchanting….Kate Hindley’s illustrations are a treat’ The Lady Life is an adventure. Anything in the world is possible – by will and by […]
It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that Coriolanus […]
A new creature arrives in Rabbit and Bear's forest, here to change everything
Easy to play Bingo full of weird and wonderful creatures.
Dog Domino will get the whole family playing.
Why do dogs play dead? How do you speak dog? Why do dogs go about in handbags? This book will help children to understand what’s so unique about a dog’s body and its behaviour and why they deserve to be well cared for. The book also profiles famous dogs from history and popular culture, including […]
Everything you need to embroider, frame and hang a beautiful fairy, including a piece of cotton fabric printed with a fairy design, a needle, embroidery hoop and pink, green and blue thread. There’s also a 16-page book with simple, step-by-step instructions showing you exactly what to do, and links to video clips of embroidery skills.
A timeless story celebrating friendship and imagination, from an exciting new voice in children's literature. Mabel lives with her parents in The Mermaid Hotel, by the sea. Mabel likes to keep an eye on the comings and goings of all the guests. Then one day a particularly in-ter-est-ing old lady comes to stay. There is something very suspicious about her, with her growly voice and her heavy trunks and her beady-eyed tortoise. And why does no one know her REAL name? There can only be one answer, Mabel decides ... this guest is a SUPERVILLAIN.