In The Smallest Lights in the Universe, MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager interweaves the story of her search for meaning and solace after losing her first husband to cancer, her unflagging search for an Earth-like exoplanet and her unexpected discovery of new love. Sara Seager has made it her life’s work to peer into the spaces […]
Euclid’s Elements of Geometry was a book that changed the world. In a sweeping history, Benjamin Wardhaugh traces how an ancient Greek text on mathematics – often hailed as the world’s first textbook – shaped two thousand years of art, philosophy and literature, as well as science and maths. Thirteen volumes of mathematical definitions, propositions […]
Discover the scientific breakthroughts of 100 brilliant scientists, from Albert Einstein, Marie Curie and Stephen Hawking, to lesser-known geniuses including 4th-century mathematician Hypatia of Alexandria, 11th-century Chinese polymath Shen Kuo and 20th-century Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai.
The final book in the Journey of the Great Lake series. Jadianta, Lande and Jalmor, children of the Kadimakara People, are lost – swept away from their home by a fierce storm. The children are now in the land of the Flying-fox people, a place filled with many brave warriors who are friends of the […]
An entertaining and beautiful eco-tale from the winner of the Batsford Prize. Mia and her mum are enjoying a break at the seaside. Until… …a creature emerges from the waves. It’s a giant. A blue giant. It has a stirring plea to help clean up the ocean and save the sea creatures from the menace […]
Economics is all about how and why we make choices. This exciting book breaks down a fascinating subject that governs so much of our lives. Why are markets so important? How do we actually make decisions? Will robots take our jobs? Accessible and informative, this comprehensive introduction will help readers understand how the world really […]
FIVE BESTSELLING, MIND-BOGGLING BOOKS THAT WILL GET KIDS GIGGLING PRAISE FOR THE BOOKS THAT DRIVE KIDS CRAZY SERIES ‘The kids are having a ball (whoops, having fun) and a discussion is born’ – 4 stars, Good Reading ‘Funny, clever, deliciously dry … this book encourages kids to think outside the square, and hopefully, somewhere deep […]
In the bestselling tradition of Ella and Olivia, comes a further book in a new series for early readers about best friends, Evie and Pog. High in a tree house live two very best friends. Evie and Pog. A girl and a dog. Evie is six years old. She likes reading and baking and rolling […]
This visually exciting lift-the-flap book charts the rise of an urban skyscraper, covering every stage of its construction – from safely demolishing its predecessor to hanging glass walls forty storeys up. With over 70 flaps to lift, revealing modern construction methods and showing how different tools and vehicles are used.