Tom Cutler offers perfect reading for just before bedtime with this book full of funny and fascinating facts, stories, ideas and instructions. Aiming to make bright boys smarter men, the book is constantly surprising and endlessly fascinating. Snippets for every mood, A Gentleman's Bedside Book has entries on dad rock, filthy foreign food, urban legends and really bad chat-up lines.
Now a star of television, films and video games, discover more about Horrid Henry with this fiendishly wicked look at his world through a detailed A-Z. Hilarious, horrid, crazy and chaotic, this book will delight children with a love for the world's naughtiest boy as he tells how A is for April Fools' Day, his favourite day of the year except his birthday, and B is for his Bogey Babysitter, Rabid Rebecca. Brought to life by Children's Book Of The Year winner Francesca Simon, the book is illustrated by picture book regular, Tony Ross.
From Pulitzer Prize winning author Alice Walker, The Chicken Chronicles is a truly unique tale of a women?s relationship with poultry and a warm memoir of how keeping chickens led the author to reflect and ask questions of herself. Growing up in the deep south of America, Alice soon became used to the reality of breeding chickens for their eggs and ultimately meat and discovered later in her life, when living in Mexico, how much she missed rearing her own brood. Full of fascinating reflections and plenty of interesting details about the practicalities of looking after animals, this is an intriguing hardback.
A great book for any child with an interest in nature, Usborne's Big Spotter's Guide to Nature is an essential companion for anyone who enjoys animals and plants and wants to know more about them. The book contains detailed descriptions and clear illustrations that will help you identify over 700 of the UK's most common mammals, birds, insects, plants and fungi. Next to each picture and description is a blank tickbox so you can keep track of the nature you have seen so far!
What should be an incredible journey for May Smith and her husband ends up being engulfed in tragedy when the Titanic hits an iceberg in April 1912. May was looking to leave her life in the back streets of Bolton behind and start afresh in the United States. Leah Fleming's powerful novel brings the disaster vividly to life. It describes how human stories of lost babies, abusive husbands and friendships forged in the traumatic circumstances. The Captain's Daughter is a sweeping read full of incident and human emotion that marks the centenary of the ship's sinking.
Packed with easy-to-prepare recipes that give little ones an opportunity to get involved in the kitchen, Erin & Tatum Quon?s Cooking With Kids features fun recipe ideas for each meal of the day. This excellent hardback is filled with useful photography and fun brainstorms to show how simple foods can be jazzed up to make them more child-friendly. Tested by trained chef Erin and her five year-old son, these recipes for breakfasts, snacks, dinners and desserts are great for bonding as well as teaching children new skills and getting them interested in new tasty foods.
Written by bestselling crime writer Sophie Hannah, author of Hurting Distance and Lasting Damage, Kind of Cruel is a thriller that is hard to put down. When chronic insomniac Amber Hewerdine consults a hypnotherapist as a desperate last resort, she doesn't expect it to help. Under deep hypnosis, she utters the words: "Kind, cruel, kind of cruel". Words that she has seen somewhere before, but can't remember where. Two hours later, because she has said these words out loud, she is arrested in connection with the brutal murder of Katharine Allen, a woman she's never heard of. An intelligent, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller.
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Eat To Boost Your Immunity (Paperback)
By following the instructions in Eat to Boost Your Immunity, you could strengthen your body's defence system against common ailments and more serious, life-threatening conditions. Written by acclaimed nutritionist Kirsten Hartvig, it explores over 300 foods and provides mouth-watering recipes, with an examination of the health properties of each ingredient. A book that will help you fight off illness and lift your spirits, this is an enjoyable way to give your health a boost.
In a ghostly estate outside Dublin that is half-built, half-inhabited and half-abandoned, two children and their father have been found dead. The mother is on her way to intensive care. The murder squad's star detective Scorcher Kennedy is given the case and at first he and his rookie partner Richie believe it to be straightforward. But there are too many inexplicable details and the evidence is pointing in two directions at once. Poignant, compelling and beautifully written, In the Woods author Tana French's Broken Harbour combines tense and thrilling psychological crime with atmospheric storytelling in Broken Harbour.
The Ice Cream Sandwiches Book offers 50 recipes for incredibly cool and tasty treats that are suitable for kids and adults alike. Ice cream sandwiches are a scrumptious new hit with food lovers and this pretty book has every easy-to-make recipe you will need to create your own frozen delight. From decadent peanut butter dreams and fresh & fruity rose meringues to child-friendly S'more sandwiches, the book contains stunning colour photography of all the treats on offer. Eating ice cream has never been so much fun!