World Football Records 2018
World Football Records has been a global bestseller for eight years in a row, and the fully updated and revised ninth edition has the same successful formula, with exciting new features, including: • Updates for all recent major tournaments, including: 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Russia • 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Gabon • CONCACAF 2017 Copa Centroamericana Panama • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers • FIFA 2016 Club World Cup Japan • FIFA 2017 U-20 World Cup Korea Republic • FIFA Ballon d'Or 2016 • Other FIFA awards • FIFA/Cola-Cola World Rankings. • The latest record-breaking achievements of 37 featured nations, including a sidebar with key stats, as well as updates and records for most of the other 172 full members of FIFA.
My Little Pony Movie: Pocket Library
A new dark force threatens Ponyville and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria, where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the Magic of Friendship and save their home. Based on the television series, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the My Little Pony Movie is due for release on 20th October 2017. This Pocket Library contains 6 mini board books, each one dedicated to a different pony. Suitable for 3-5 years old.
Hurrah For Gin: The Daily Struggles of Archie Adams
Life is hard for Archie. It often seems like the world is out to get him. People are always telling him what to do... 'Eat your tea Archie!', 'Don't lick the bus stop Archie!', 'Stop putting Mummy's phone in the bin Archie!' And then one day his heart is shattered when he learns his parents are to replace him with a younger sibling - the utter bastards! The only comforts he finds are in his best friend Amelie who teaches him all the good swear words, and the sweet relief he gets from sinking his teeth into other people's limbs. From naked protests to dealing with other people looking at YOUR THINGS! This is a no-holds-barred account of life told through the eyes of Archie - a creatively stifled, modern day toddler. Sunday Times bestseller Hurrah for Gin has delighted fans with its honest, emotional and laugh-out-loud account of parenting. Brilliantly illustrated with Katie Kirby's unique stick man drawings and told in the same outrageously funny way, The Daily Struggles of Archie Adams, Aged 2 ¼ once again takes on the highs and lows of family life, this time it's one opinionated boy having his say.
The Ladybird Book of the Ex (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)
A HILARIOUS, BRAND NEW BOOK IN THE PHENOMENAL LADYBIRDS FOR GROWN UPS SERIES FOR AUTUMN 2017. The Ladybird Book of the Ex - a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.
When the dome came down, they thought it was the end of the troubles. Truth is, it was just the beginning. Shade Darby witnessed events that day, with devastating consequences, and vowed never to feel that powerless again. Now, four years later, she gets her hands on a part of the meteor that began it all – and that’s when she changes. Trouble is, Shade’s not the only one mutating, and the authorities cannot allow these superpowers to go unchecked . . . Suitable for ages 12 and up.
Lion: Long Way Home
Five-year-old Saroo lived in a poor village in India, in a one-room hut with his mother and three siblings... until the day he boarded a train alone and got lost. For twenty-five years. This is the story of what happened to Saroo in those twenty-five years. How he ended up on the streets of Calcutta. And survived. How he then ended up in Tasmania, living the life of an upper-middle-class Aussie. And how, at thirty years old, with some dogged determination, a heap of good luck and the power of Google Earth, he found his way back home.
Paddington 2: The Story of the Movie
Paddington returns for another fun-filled instalment of marmalade and mishaps in a star-studded new movie! Join the irresistible Brown family and their adopted bear, plus a whole new cast of heroes and villains. Bigger and better than ever, the story of the new Paddington movie is both hilarious and heart-warming. Guaranteed to capture the hearts of fans, old and new! Suitable for 5-9 years old.
World Rugby Records
This fully revised and updated fifth edition of World Rugby Records - the first to include the records set at RWC2015, continues to be a special celebration of rugby excellence, featuring not only a host of records from teams and tournaments around the world (in all the game's formats), but also the stories behind them and a series of potted biographies on some of the greatest players ever to have played the game. Whether you are an armchair fan or a Twickenham, Murrayfield or Millennium Stadium regular, it is essential reading for any student of the game.
Sticker Dolly Dressing Best Friends & School Prom
Join the best friends as they have fun at a picnic, go to the movies and have a sleepover. Then, help the school prom dolls get ready for prom by decorating the hall, getting ready and enjoying their special night. With over 700 stickers of stylish clothes and accessories to dress the dolls for every occasion. Suitable for 3-7 years old.
Rules for Modern Life
Do gentlemen wear shorts? What are the rules regarding interior decor in a high-security prison? Is it ever acceptable to send Valentine's cards to one's pets? The twenty-first century is an age of innumerable social conundrums. Around every corner lies a potential faux pas waiting to happen. But if you've ever struggled for the right response to an unwelcome gift or floundered for conversation at the dinner party from hell, fear not: help is at hand. In Rules for Modern Life, Sir David Tang, resident agony uncle at the Financial Times, delivers a satirical masterclass in navigating the social niceties of modern life. Whether you're unsure of the etiquette of doggy bags or wondering whether a massage room in your second home would be de trop, Sir David has the answer to all your social anxieties - and much more besides.
Who's that singing on the savannah? It's the top-five ugly animals in Africa! The wildebeest, warthog, vulture, hyena and marabou stork swagger proudly across the savannah, rejoicing in their ugliness - and delighting their babies, who think they're perfect just the way they are. Inspired by the real-life Ugly Five safari animals, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's brand-new picture book is a jubilant celebration of animals who are often rather unloved. The funny, heart-warming rhyme is a joy to read aloud, while bold, comical illustrations bring the savannah spectacularly to life.
91 Storey Treehouse
The 91-Storey Treehouse is the seventh book of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton's wacky treehouse adventures, where the laugh-out-loud story is told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations. Join Andy and Terry in their now 91-storey spectacular treehouse. They've added thirteen new levels, including the world's most powerful whirlpool, a mashed-potato-and-gravy train and a human pinball machine. Why not try your luck on the spin-and-win prize wheel or hang out in a giant spider web (with a giant spider), or you can always get your fortune told by Madam Know-it-all or eat a submarine sandwich the size of an actual submarine while deciding whether or not to push the big red button . . . Well, what are you waiting for? Come on up!
Rubber Stamp Activities
A book and rubber stamp set, with six colourful ink pads. The book is bursting with ideas for making pictures with the circles, triangles, squares and petal shapes on the stamps. Step-by-step instructions show how to make animals, robots, a princess's ball gown and a castle and there's lots of space for children to fill with their own pictures. Suitable for 3-6 years old.
All The Crooked Saints
Here is a thing everyone wants: A miracle. Here is a thing everyone fears: What it takes to get one. Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans, and a sky full of watchful desert stars. At the heart of this place you will find the Soria family, who all have the ability to perform unusual miracles. And at the heart of this family are three cousins longing to change its future: Beatriz, the girl without feelings, who wants only to be free to examine her thoughts; Daniel, the Saint of Bicho Raro, who performs miracles for everyone but himself; and Joaquin, who spends his nights running a renegade radio station under the name Diablo Diablo. They are all looking for a miracle. But the miracles of Bicho Raro are never quite what you expect. Suitable for ages 12 or up.
The Ladybird Book of The Big Night Out (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)
A HILARIOUS, BRAND NEW BOOK IN THE PHENOMENAL LADYBIRDS FOR GROWN UPS SERIES FOR AUTUMN 2017. The Ladybird Book of the Big Night Out - a nugget of wisdom from bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris. This delightful book is the latest in the series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.