The fifth title in this best-selling non-fiction series, with thirty destinations from around the world to visit.
Take a tour of the United Kingdom as you’ve never seen it before in this fully illustrated set of county maps.
The contemporary and the historical, the significant and the insignificant rub shoulders with one another in such a way that trivia-minded children (and adults) will find addictively fascinating.
A book that aims to develop talents by drawing inspiration from twenty-six of the world’s greatest geniuses. It’s filled with ideas for boosting creative, inventive and critical thinking skills.
Recommended for school libraries and as a choice for a quirky book gift.
A deluxe new collector’s edition, from Bodleian Library Publishing, of this title, first printed in 1914, with a new introduction by Marina Warner, in which she writes, “These are not fairy stories with happy endings, but wisdom tales of marvellous surprising twists and turns, which wonder at the inequities of existence and pose open questions.”
A sumptuous gift for both young and older adults.
“Ever wondered what makes a mandarin different from a clementine? A nectarine from a peach? A tornado from a cyclone? Then this is the book for you! It’s a simple but glorious concept that is a lot of fun for both parents and children. ” BookTrust
Illustrator website: Guillaume Plantevin
In Janik Coat’s much-anticipated follow-up to Hippoposites and Rhymoceros, Llamaphones will feature witty words that may sound the same but are spelled differently–and have different meanings. Like the other books in the series, this one will feature surprising novelty features, including a touch-and-feel element, making homophones an easy and fun concept to learn.
French writer and illustrator Coat adds another winner to her series of clever concept books for toddlers . . . Tactile elements are added to many pages, ramping up sensory engagement for little ones. Sturdily constructed and brilliantly simple, tots won’t be bored with this board book.”–Booklist
Wide Eyed are the new Dorling Kinderlsley of illustrated non-fiction and one of the reasons why non-fiction sales have been so buoyant in the children’s sector.
Harry Bloom the illustrator deserves star billing as so much rests on the detail he manages to include in. his illustrations. He has done this before in Prates Magnified, and triumphs again with a title on a subject that never fails to entrance.
Explore ancient Egypt, from the Nile to the pyramids, and learn what life was life for pharaohs, slaves and scribes in this fascinating search-and-find adventure. Use the magnifying glass to spot over 200 things in each eye-boggling illustration.
Award-winning children’s writer and former Children’s Laureate Sir Michael Morpurgo has collected classic tales of heroism and adventure and put them all in one place. But the key word on the book jacket is “chosen’. All but one of the retellings are by other people, including Tony Bradman, Susan Gates and Jeanne Willis. Each tale has its own illustrator. The style and presentation is for a younger readership than the style of the dust jacket might suggest.
Sumptuously presented and highly informative presentation of 50 exhibits from 43 museums around the world.
One for the whole family to savour and perfect as a gift.
Originally published in 2005, now produced in a handsome new gift edition with textured board covers.
A picture book modern classic.