Shadow Chaser

This thrilling gamebook plunges you into a story with a difference – one where the hero is YOU. Woken one night by a bang at the door, you creep to the window and see five hooded strangers below. The leader looks up and beckons you down. What do you do? The choice is yours. Open […]

Climate Action: What Happened and What We Can Do

Meet the young activists who are using their voices and minds to fight climate change. Did you know that the past five years have been the hottest ever recorded Or that over seven million people participated in the global Climate Strike We’re facing a very real problem, but there’s hope. Everyone is affected by climate […]

We, Robots

Science fiction author Simon Ings selects 100 of the best short stories on artificial intelligence. To ready us for the inevitable, here are 100 of the best short stories ever written – most of them by humans – about robots and artificial minds. Read them while you can, learn from them, and make your preparations… […]

Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Changed the Modern World

From the bestselling author Simon Winchester, a human history of land around the world: who mapped it, owned it, stole it, cared for it, fought for it and gave it back. In 1889, thousands of hopeful people raced southward from the Kansas state line and westward from the Arkansas boundary to stake claims on the […]

Dinosaurs: Fact and Fable

Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he separates fact from fiction in a brilliant exploration of some of the most fascinating creatures to ever roam the planet: dinosaurs! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice for both shared and independent reading. Scientists have dug up and uncovered many facts about dinosaurs – and […]

Farmyard Tales: Poppy and Sam’s Counting Book

Join Poppy and Sam on Apple Tree Farm for this charming counting book. From 1 farmhouse and 2 tractors to 9 frogs and 10 bunnies, each beautifully illustrated scene is a perfect way to practise first numbers. Extra details in each picture reinforce the counting by giving children another set of things to spot.