Freedom

A profound rumination on the concept of freedom from the bestselling author of The Perfect Storm. Throughout history, humans have been driven by the quest for two cherished ideals: community and freedom. The two don’t coexist easily: we value individuality and self-reliance, yet are utterly dependent on community for our most basic needs. In this […]

The Physics of Climate Change

An illustrated book that attempts to dives beneath the mystery of climate change in search of the truth. The news is full of hotly debated divergent claims about the impacts and risks of climate change. Lawrence Krauss, one of the world’s most respected physicists and science populizers, cuts through the confusion by succinctly presenting the […]

The Ugly Duckling

A lively retelling of the classic story by Hans Christian Andersen for young English Language learners, with bright and engaging illustrations. Andersen’s story of the Ugly Duckling, rejected by his family, bullied by the other farm animals, lonely and miserable and often in danger until he realises his magnificent true nature, has become one of […]

The Baobab Tree

A lively African folktale about a complaining tree getting its comeuppance, with fabulous colourful illustrations. Long ago, when the gods made the world, they created the Baobab tree… and the Baobab tree was not happy. It didn’t like the sun and the rain and the wind. It didn’t like animals and birds that settled in […]

Cast Away: Poems For Our Time

‘How much have you thrown away in your lifetime already? Do you ever think about it? Where does this plethora of leavings come from? How long does it take you, even one little you, to fill the can by your desk?’, Naomi Shihab Nye National Book Award Finalist, Young People’s Poet Laureate, and devoted trash-picker-upper […]

Mr Dog and the Kitten Catostrophe

A brand new young fiction series by TV broadcaster and intrepid explorer Ben Fogle, inspired by his real-life animal experiences… Co-written with best-selling children’s author Steve Cole. When Mr Dog meets a reckless young wildcat called Angus in the woods he soon makes an important discovery – a whole group of exotic animals are being […]

The Tindims and the Ten Green Bottles

The tiny Tindims are like the Borrowers-on-Sea, who turn our everyday rubbish into treasure. Mother and daughter duo, prizewinning Sally Gardner and Lydia Corry, create a fun new world of characters and adventures in their empowering new series for 5-8 year olds, inspiring conservation and inventive ways to recycle. In their third adventure Ethel B […]

The Enormous Turnip

A popular European folktale retold for young English language learners, with bright, appealing illustrations packed with detail. Sara loves visiting her grandparents and helping in her grandmother’s magnificent kitchen garden. When Grandmother tries to harvest one prodigiously huge turnip, she needs all the help she can get… A delightful cumulative story, originally from Russia. With […]

Foxheart

Orphan. Thief. Witch. A classic fantasy-adventure reminiscent of Howl’s Moving Castle from New York Times–bestselling author Claire Legrand. Twelve-year-old Quicksilver lives as a thief in the sleepy town of Willow-on-the-River. Her only companions are her faithful dog and partner in crime, Fox – and Sly Boots, the shy boy who lets her live in his […]