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100 Letters That Changed the World

A collection of the most inspiring and powerful letters of all time. The written word has the power to inspire, astonish and entertain, as this collection of 100 letters that changed history will show. Ordered chronologically, the letters range from ink-inscribed tablets that vividly describe life in the Roman Empire to remarkable last wills and […]

100 Novels That Changed the World

The inspiring novels that have left a significant mark on the world of literature and popular culture. Before the novel, the world of books was dominated by scientific tomes, religious tracts and histories of the victorious in war. There had been stories and epic poems from ancient times – Homer’s ‘Ilia’ and ‘Odyssey’ recounted ancient […]

100 Symbols That Changed the World

100 Symbols That Changed The World looks at the genesis and adoption of the world’s most recognizable symbols. Universal symbols have been used as a form of communication from the Bronze Age, when the dynasties of ancient Egypt began the evolution of the thousand characters used in Egyptian hieroglyphics. In pre-Columbian America the Mayan civilization […]

Stanley

From the creator of FEARLESS comes a new canine tale. ‘It was very quiet in Stanley’s house. there were no brothers or sisters, no dads or grannies, not even a cat, a budgie or a goldfish.’ Stanley lives with his human, Gerald, and Gerald’s mum. Life is peaceful, but sometimes Stanley feels quite lonely … […]

Look Inside How Computers Work

This smart lift-the-flap book takes a a good look inside the ‘brain’ of a computer. A useful and detailed introduction to a topic that has never been more important.

The Bicycle

A stunning picture book featuring the works of fourteen internationally acclaimed illustrators, including Quentin Blake, Shaun Tan, Freya Blackwood and Tony Ross. All royalties from sales of THE BICYCLE will be donated to Save the Children. In 2008, Colin thompson visited Cambodia with Save the Children. Struck by the way the humble bicycle was central […]