Under Milk Wood

Wonderful collection of the Peter Blake images that go with his obsession with Under Milk Wood. A terrific terrific book for all Thomas lovers

Love Insurance

Take a risk on love in this zany romantic comedy that will charm you from the very first page! Working for an American branch of Lloyds’ insurers, Owen Jephson is used to underwriting unusual things – weight loss in actors, inconvenient rain at garden parties, twins in the family – nonetheless he is taken aback when Lord Harrowby asks him to insure against his fiancee jilting him at the altar. Never one to turn down an interesting offer, Jephson agrees but swiftly dispatches Dick Minot to Florida to make sure that Lloyds’ assets are protected and that Cynthia Meyrick makes it down the aisle. Unfortunately Minot promptly falls in love with Cynthia after accidentally meeting her on a train, and has to decide where his loyalties lie – should he sabotage or support the wedding, especially as it comes to light Lord Harrowby may not be all that he seems – ? From then on, things go rapidly downhill as expensive necklaces go missing, long-lost brothers rear their heads and it is touch and go whether Lord Harrowby and Cynthia will eventually be joined in marriage or not -

The Country Set : A Celebration of Britain’s Best-Loved Wildlife

This beautiful little giftbook features 50 British birds and animals painted by Hannah Dale in her uniquely quirky, characterful style. From the red deer to the harvest mouse, from the sparrow to the barn owl, the nation’s favourite creatures are delightfully brought to life by this award-winning artist. Smaller pictures include their tracks and feathers, to help you identify when they’ve been near.

There’s also an insightful and entertaining text accompanying each portrait.

The Moment Collector

The yard of this house is a graveyard of moments and everything left behind is a clue. And I am here to dig. There’s a ghost haunting 208 Water Street.

She doesn’t know who she was, or why she’s still here. She does know that she is drawn to Maggie, the new girl in town, and her friends – beautiful, carefree Pauline and Liam, the boy who loves her. But the ghost isn’t all that’s lurking in Gill Creek…Someone is killing young girls all across the county.

Can the ghost keep these three friends safe? Or does she have another purpose? A hauntingly beautiful mystery for fans of The Lovely Bones.

Utterley Amazing Science

This book helps you learn about the awe-inspiring world of science with pop-ups, pull-outs, and fantastic facts with Professor Robert Winston. Utterly Amazing Science is an engaging, eye-catching approach to exploring what makes the world go round. Professor Robert Winston unravels the mysteries of science alongside pop-ups, pull-outs, flaps, sliders and incredible science facts to make learning about science fun and interactive.

Use push and pull sliders to feel the force! You can understand the building blocks of matter with a pop-up atom or lift the flaps on the periodic table. You can discover the incredible core topics in the world of science, including forces and motions, light and colour, elements and matter, and magnets and electricity with clear explanations and fun activities to help your child understand the building blocks of science. Perfect for budding scientists with the combination of information and interactivity, Utterly Amazing Science will leave you thoroughly blown away!

 

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