Harry Potter: A Journey Through History of Magic
An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts that have been magically released from the archives at the British Library. This spellbinding book takes readers on a journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, including Herbology, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, Divination and more. Discover the truth behind making the Philosopher's Stone, create your very own potion and uncover the secret of invisible ink. Learn all about the history of mandrake roots and dragons, discover what witches really used their brooms for, pore over incredible images of actual mermaids and read about real-life potions, astronomers and alchemists. The perfect gift for aspiring witches and wizards and any Harry Potter fan. Celebrating twenty years of Harry Potter magic, and produced in association with the British Library to support their major exhibition, Harry Potter: A History of Magic. Suitable for ages 8 or up.
Paw Patrol Read & Make Play Case
Content: plastic carry case with handle includes one 32-page paperback, 3 press-out models, 4 pots of air-dry clay and 1 clay tool. Create your own PAW Patrol adventures with this pup-tastic Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Read & Make Play Case! Read the book to complete exciting activities, read the PAWsome story and get to know Ryder and all the pups. Then build models of Chase, Marshall and Rubble and take them on new adventures! Suitable for 4-7 years old.
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.
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.
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 On March 3rd, 1947, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson's life will take four simultaneous paths. Four Fergusons will go on to lead four parallel and entirely different lives. Family fortunes diverge. Loves and friendships and passions contrast. Each version of Ferguson's story rushes across the fractured terrain of mid-twentieth century America, in this sweeping story of birthright and possibility, of love and the fullness of life itself.
Star Wars Annual 2018
Explore a galaxy far, far away in the thrilling Star Wars Annual 2018! Visit strange worlds, discover alien creatures, and meet new heroes and villains along the way. Join Jyn Erso and her Rogue One team on a quest to steal the Death Star plans, and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of A New Hope with a special section. Packed with all-new activities, posters, quizzes and trivia from the Star Wars universe, the Star Wars Annual is the perfect gift for fans of all ages.
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.
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.
The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep
Do you struggle with getting your child to fall asleep? Join parents all over the world who have embraced The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep as their new nightly routine. When Roger can't fall asleep, Mummy Rabbit takes him to see Uncle Yawn, who knows just what to do. Children will join Roger on his journey and be lulled to sleep alongside their new friend. Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin's simple story uses a unique and distinct language pattern that will help your child relax and fall asleep-at bedtime or naptime. This groundbreaking No. 1 bestseller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special end-of-day ritual. This child-tested, parent-approved story uses an innovative technique that brings a calm end to any child's day.