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The Ultimate LEGO Ideas Collection - 3 Books (collection)
This collection brings together six novels from the immensely popular Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler. Among the themes examined throughout the stories are love and loss, identity and family and heartbreak and redemption. An introductory set to her delightful fiction titles, the books are full of razor-sharp observation and offer a breathtaking mix of hilarity and heartbreak. Guaranteed to appeal to all discerning readers, these unputdownable reads will also appeal to fans of the likes of Anita Shreve and Elizabeth Berg.
The Mary Higgins Clark Collection brings together six fascinating books from the bestselling Queen of Suspense. Family betrayal, brutal murders and dark pasts contribute to the roller-coaster nature of the dark thrillers. The collection includes No Place Like Home, a book that tells the story of Liza Barton. When she was ten, Liza shot her mother dead trying to protect her from her violent stepfather. The incident was ruled a tragic accident and twenty four years later, Liza is happily married and going under the name Celia. A successful interior designer, her world is shattered when her husband surprises her with a gift - the house where her mother met her death. The estate agent who sold the house is also murdered, and Celia has a fight on her hands to prove her innocence...
Please note that page 16 of More Crazy Jokes contains some mild adult humour.
Edmund Crispin's Gervase Fen novels are perfect for all fans of classic crime writing and will appeal to those who enjoy the likes of Agatha Christie and Colin Dexter. The stories will delight and perplex in equal measure. Join the Oxford professor of Language and Literature as he pursues increasingly convoluted paths in search of the truth. Intelligent, witty, fast paced and often tongue-in-cheek, this is perfect crime writing that mixes murder, true love, opera, church music, chemistry labs and a heroic, if homicidal, bloodhound!
Philip Ardargh's Shortcuts Collection - 10 Books (collection)
This momentous 150th edition of Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack contains coverage of every first-class game in every cricket nation, as well as reports and scorecards for all Tests and ODIs, making it the ultimate gift for cricket fans. As comprehensive and opinionated as ever, the book includes eagerly awaited Notes by the Editor, the Cricketers of the Year awards, and some of the finest sports writing of the year. Well respected by sports fans, the iconic yellow jacket of this compelling little book will stand proudly on the bookshelf of those who love both playing and observing the ever-popular game of cricket.
The Mr. Men and Little Miss characters are extremely popular and have been delighting children for generations with their incredible adventures. The likes of Mr. Happy, Mr. Nosey, Little Miss Naughty and Little Miss Sunshine all feature in this amazing 18-book collection which finds them encountering all manner of wizards, dragons, ogres and unicorns. There are even some charming Christmas stories included for an extra festive treat. All the books have glitter on the cover to add some extra sparkle to the stories, and the plush Mr. Tickle cuddly toy is sure to delight any fan. Inspired by his father Roger Hargreaves' iconic creations, the stories and illustrations in this collection are brilliantly written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves.
See Francesca Simon at Imagine Children's Festival in February 2014.