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The Story of the Lost Child

Soon to be an HBO series, book four in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted epic by one of today's most beloved and acclaimed writers, Elena Ferrante, "one of the great novelists of our time." (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times) Here is the dazzling saga of two women, the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery uncontainable Lila. In this book, life's great discoveries have been made, its vagaries and los...

Curiosity. The Story of a Mars Rover

A stylishly illustrated non-fiction book about the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity.Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet. Markus Motum's stylish illustrations and diagrams reveal how a robot travelled 350,000,000 miles to explore a planet where no human has ever been.

The Worm and the Bird

**Nominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2018** This is the story of a worm in the earth, a bird in the trees, and the joy to be found in life's smallest moments, from the award-winning creator of The Fox and the Star.

The Japanese

'Mightily impressive ... a marvellous read' Waldemar Januszczak, Sunday Times From the acclaimed author of Japan Story, this is the history of Japan, distilled into the stories of twenty remarkable individuals. The vivid and entertaining portraits in Chris Harding's enormously enjoyable new book take the reader from the earliest written accounts of Japan right through to the life of the current empress, Masako.

The Arabs

THE THIRD EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, REVISED AND UPDATED'A rich, galloping narrative that spans the Arab world...outstanding, gripping and exuberant...full of flamboyant character sketches, witty asides and magisterial scholarship, that explains much of what we need to know about the world today' Simon Sebag Montefiore'Anyone who seeks to understand why the Islamic world bears a grudge against the West should read The Arabs' Sir Alaistair HorneStarting with the Ottoman conquests i...

The Great Paper Caper

Exciting new cover reissue of this funny forest story, from award-winning, internationally bestselling picture book creator of Lost and Found, Oliver Jeffers. When life in the forest begins to change; when trees mysteriously lose their branches, when whole tree trunks start to disappear, when homes are lost, the only course of action for the forest dwellers is to begin a full scale investigation.

Sea Prayer

A deeply moving, gorgeously illustrated short story for people of all ages from the international bestselling author of The Kite Runner, brought to life by Dan Williams's beautiful illustrations 'The book may be brief, but it is beautiful, poetic - a distillation of his strengths' Sunday Times

Seeing Things

Aimed at children between the ages of eight and twelve, Seeing Things is a wonderful introduction to photography that asks how photographers transform ordinary things into meaningful moments. In this book, acclaimed and beloved photographer Joel Meyerowitz takes readers on a journey through the power and magic of photography: its abilities to freeze time, tell a story, combine several layers into one frame and record life's fleeting and beautiful moments.

Milan Rastislav Štefánik (komiks / GB verzia) - Lenka Mlčúchová

This hand-drawn comic book tells the story of Milan Rastislav Štefánik – from his birth until his tragic death. The story reflects historical facts in a way that is attractive for all age groups, especially for children and young people. The first part focuses on his family background, childhood and studies. Here, the reader can understand the historical period which shaped the strong national identity of Štefánik. The second part tells about his scientific work and his success in this area. ...

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'Brilliant.' Candice Carty-Williams 'This is a miraculous book.' Joe Dunthorne 'A curious, funny and deeply human story.' Emmy the Great Nick, a young illustrator, can't connect with people. Whether it's the barista down the street, his own family or Wren, an oncologist whose life becomes painfully tangled with his, Nick can't shake the feeling that there is some hidden realm of human interaction beyond his reach. He staggers through meaningless conversations and haunts lookalike, vacuous cof...