Aino-Maija Metsola is based in Helsinki and is a lead artist for the Finnish design brand Marimekko. Her textile and ceramic designs are stocked in are than 30,000 design and department stores worldwide. Her first concept series, the Learning Garden, has been translated into more than 20 languages.
Full of practical proven strategies to develop a positive attitude, growth mindset, self-understanding, determination and resilience from an author who has developed a special interest in the way adolescent minds work.
From mysteries like Shackleton’s ghostly companion to the Loch Ness Monster and friends, read the amazing evidence about these mysterious cases and make up your own mind. Things are not always what they seem – until they are, then you might wish you had never asked!
The eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst’s hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children’s non-fiction title. This beautiful title looks at the stories, accomplishments and adventures of many more brilliant women from throughout history.
Based on a true story of a 14 year old girl Lisa Jura, who had to flee her home in Vienna and rebuild her life in London, the story will bring home to older children the reality of the Holocaust.
Powerful memoir of a model who shares her journey from anorexic and bulimic teenager to happy, healthy twenty-something.
Cheetah cubs Kakaway and Hailu were being kept by illegal wildlife traders in Ehtiopia, destined for a cruel life of captivity, before Born Free rescued them and gave them a new chance to live free.
With an Introduction by Virginia McKenna and illustrated with colour photographs.
This essential introduction to politics for children answersall these questions and many more. Topics debated include capitalism, socialismand nationalism, terrorism, voting systems, free speech and human rights.
Superb book by Martin Salisbury, Course Leader for MA in Children’s Book Illustration and Director at the Centre for Children’s Book Studies at Anglia Ruskin University.
From the 1920s, as the potential for the book’s protective wrapping to be used for promotion and enticement became clear, and artists and illustrators on both sides of the Atlantic applied their talents to this particular art form.
Rising to the wide-ranging challenges posed by format and subject matter, artists and illustrators including John Piper, Edward Bawden and John Minton in the UK and Ben Shahn, Edward Gorey and George Salter in the USA, brought their unique personal vision to bear on the world of books.
Many of their designs reflect the changing visual styles and motifs of the period, including Bloomsbury, Art Deco, Modernism, postwar neo-romanticism and the Kitchen Sink School.
A wonderful gift for any bibliophile.
Blackwell’s Book of the Year 2017
Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2017
Vibrantly illustrated and truly inspirational, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls tells the stories of 100 heroic women from Elizabeth I to Serena Williams. Published on the back of a phenomenally successful crowdfunding projects on Kickstarter the book is the brainchild of entrepreneurs Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo who, having researched the lack of female role models in children’s literature decided to write a book which told a different story.