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The Yellow Emperor’s Cure Kunal Basu Lisbon, 1898: Antonio Maria, surgeon and notorious playboy, returns home after a long absence to learn that his beloved father has syphilis, the scourge of both rich and poor. Determined to find a cure, Antonio sets sail for Peking, to study under the renowned Dr Xu. But the Chinese master does not intend to give away his knowledge easily, insisting that Antonio spend four full seasons in the Summer Palace. While learning the Chinese secrets of the human body, Antonio falls in love with Xu’s assistant, the elusive Fumi. The threat of the Boxer rebellion hangs over Peking, and Antonio and Fumi must ISBN: 9781447211372 decide whether to flee together or remain in China, Imprint: Picador testing the limits of their love and faith in the human Category: Literary & power to cure the dreaded pox.

Historical Fiction Extent: 342pp Format: Hardback Price: `499 Kunal Basu was born in Kolkata, India, and has travelled widely. He is the author of three critically acclaimed novels, The Opium Clerk, The Miniaturist, Racists, and a collection of stories, The Japanese Wife, the lead story of which has been made into an award-winning film. His books have been nominated for awards, and translated into many languages. He appears regularly in international literary festivals, has conducted writing workshops and held prestigious fellowships. The Shakespeare Society has published a volume of essays on his historical novels, Romancing the Strange: the Fiction of Kunal Basu. His non-fiction writing includes a volume on photography, Intimacies. He has acted on stage and on screen; directed documentary films and written screenplays.

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Zero Day David Baldacci The new heart-racing thriller from the number one international best-selling author John Puller is a former war hero and now the best military investigator in the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigative Division. He is a loner with few possessions by preference, but he has an indomitable spirit and an unstoppable determination for finding the truth. His father was the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, but now resides in a nursing home far from his battlefield glory. Puller’s older brother, also a military vet, is serving a life sentence in ISBN: 9781447213383 Leavenworth Penitentiary.

Imprint: Macmillan Category: Crime & Thriller Extent: 400pp Format: Paperback Price: `350

Puller is called out to a remote, rural area far from any military outpost to investigate the brutal murder of a family in their home. The dead husband was in the army and the wife worked for a Pentagon contractor.

The local homicide detective, a woman with personal demons of her own, clashes with Puller over the investigation. What neither of them knows is what is waiting for them across the street from the murdered family’s home. It is something that will turn an already complicated case on its head. As Puller digs through deception after red herring, he realizes that absolutely nothing, and nobody, he’s so far seen in this small town, are what they seem. He is truly one man against an overwhelming force.

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Praise for David Baldacci ‘Baldacci is still pearless’–Sunday Times ‘One of the world’s biggest-selling thriller writers, Baldacci needs no introduction … Brilliant plotting, heart–grabbing action and characters to die for’–Daily Mail ‘Baldacci inhabits the skin of his creations – tripping us up with unexpected empathy and subtle identification’–Sunday Express

David Baldacci is the internationally-acclaimed author of 20 bestselling novels. With his books published in at least 45 different languages, and with over 100 million copies in print, he is one of the world’s favourite storytellers. His family foundation, the Wish You Well Foundation, a non-profit organization, works to eliminate illiteracy across America. He still lives in Virginia with his wife and two children.

Publishing for the first time straight into mass market paperback and at only Rs.350!

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Death Benefit Robin Cook A new, exciting book from the master of the medical thrilller Behind the prim gates of the Greenwich, CT McMansions, Wall Street whizzes turn their attentions from mortgages to another possible profit source: the twenty-five trillion-dollar life insurance industry. By securitizing the policies of the old and sick they hope to make another financial killing. At the same time, Natalie Savondnik and Ronald Goodall–two exceptional yet aloof medical residents –are working closely with their medical centre’s ISBN: 9780230754935 premier scientist on cutting-edge diabetes research. Imprint: Macmillan When their mentor dies suddenly, they launch a quiet Category: investigation. As they dig deeper, it becomes clear their mentor’s death was not natural. Is it possible Crime & Thriller someone is manipulating private life insurance Extent: 464pp Format: Trade Paperback information to allow investors to benefit from the deaths of others? Price: `499 Doctor and author Robin Cook is widely credited with introducing the word ‘medical’ to the thriller genre, and over twenty years after the publication of his breakthrough novel, Coma, he continues to dominate the category he created. Cook has successfully combined medical fact with fiction to produce over twenty-seven international bestsellers, including Outbreak (1987), Terminal (1993), Contagion (1996),Chromosome 6 (1997), Foreign Body (2008), Intervention (2010) and most recently Cure (2011).

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Ours are the Streets

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Sunjeev Sahota An electrifying debut for all readers of Chris Cleave’s best-selling The Other Hand ‘Genuine, poignant . . . A moral work of real intelligence and power’–John Burnside, The Times When Imtiaz Raina leaves England for the first time, to bury his father on his family’s land near Lahore, he exchanges his uncertain life in Sheffield for a road that leads to the mountains of Kashmir and Afghanistan. Once back in Yorkshire, he writes through the night to his young wife Becka and baby daughter Noor, and ISBN: 9780330515818 tries to explain, in a story full of affection and yearning, what has happened to him–and why he has Imprint: Picador a devastating new sense of home.

Category: Literary Fiction ‘What Sahota creates is not an exploration of the Extent: 256pp psyche of a suicide bomber, but an exploration of a Format: Paperback man’–Yorkshire Post Price: TBC

‘Startling. This book successfully humanizes one of the great demons of contemporary society, and for that, Sunjeev Sahota should be given a high five off the Queen or something’–Dazed and Confused, ‘Book of the Month’ ‘Imtiaz’s journey to Pakistan, and his sense of belonging, gives the novel much of its eloquence. Great literary promise’–Independent ‘Excruciatingly well-written’–Guardian ‘The book’s great force lies in its voice: that of a young man straining to express instincts, fears and emotional conflicts, lending his writing a distinctive vibrancy’–Observer Sunjeev Sahota was born in 1981 in Derbyshire and continues to live in the area. Ours are the Streets is his first novel.

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Chalkline Jane Mitchell Endorsed by Amnesty International UK as contributing to a better understanding of human rights and the values that underpin them The moving story of a Kashmiri boy soldier, from a prize-winning Irish author. It’s an ordinary morning at nine-year-old Rafiq’s school in rural Kashmir when the silence of dawn prayers is ripped apart by gunfire. Soldiers of the Kashmir Freedom Fighters have raided the village in search of new recruits–they scrawl a line in chalk ISBN: 9781406311822 across the schoolroom wall, and any boy whose height Imprint: Walker reaches the line will be taken to fight. Rafiq is tall for Category: Literary Fiction his age–the first boy to cross the chalkline into a life of Extent: 240pp brutality and terrorism. This is the story of Rafiq’s Format: Paperback transformation from child to boy soldier, as he is Price: `250 indoctrinated into the cause of fanatical belief. But his family have not forgotten him; when he can no longer recognize himself, they remember the boy he was, and reach out a hand of redemption as he spirals towards a final act of atrocity. Jane Mitchell is the author of When Stars Stop Spinning, which won Bisto the Book of the Year in 1994 and Reading Association of Ireland in 1995. Different Lives was published in 1996, Making Waves in 1998 and Olivia’s Collection in 1998.

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Under the Persimmon Tree Suzanne Fisher Staples Najmah, a young Afghan girl whose name means “star,” suddenly finds herself alone when her father and older brother are conscripted by the Taliban and her mother and newborn brother are killed in an air raid. An American woman, Elaine, whose Islamic name is Nusrat, is also on her own. She waits out the war in Peshawar, Pakistan, teaching refugee children under the persimmon tree in her garden while her Afghan doctor husband runs a clinic in Mazar-iSharif, Afghanistan. Najmah’s father had always assured her that the stars would take care of her, just as Nusrat’s husband had promised that they would tell ISBN: 9780312377762 Nusrat where he was and that he was safe. As the two look to the skies for answers, their fates entwine. Imprint: Square Fish Category: Literary Fiction Najmah, seeking refuge and hoping to find her father and brother, begins the perilous journey through the Extent: 304pp mountains to cross the border into Pakistan. And Format: Paperback Nusrat’s persimmon-tree school awaits Najmah’s Price: `260 arrival. Together, they both seek their way home. Under the Persimmon Tree is a 2006 Bank Street-Best Children’s Book of the Year. ‘Staples powerfully and honestly expresses the plight of a civilization caught between terrorists and American bombs.’—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review Suzanne Fisher Staples, a former UPI correspondent, is the author of many acclaimed books, including Shiva’s Fire, and the Newbery Honor Book Shabanu. She lives in Nicholson, Pennsylvania.

Children’s edition ISBN: 9780744555974 Imprint: Walker Category: Literary Fiction Extent: 304pp Format: Paperback Price: `299

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Indian Summer Pratima Mitchell A glorious evocation of India and an incisive look at the issues of class, empire and women’s rights. West meets East in a mysterious and atmospheric novel in which Sarla, a Londoner, spends the summer with her mother’s family in Daroga, India. She and her cousin Bina, who is quiet, studious and traditional, are very different indeed. When Sarla learns that Bina has a deep, dark secret–concerning her mother, a murder and bandits in the surrounding hills–she is determined to find out exactly what it is.

ISBN: 9781406308174 Imprint: Walker Category: Literary Fiction Extent: 288pp Format: Paperback Price: `250 Pratima Mitchell studied at the universities of Delhi, London and did a postgraduate year in a tiny hippie college in Vermont. She wrote her first book because a friend challenged her! It was Dadijan’s Carrot Halvah (Hamish Hamilton) published in 1986, the adventures of a family of Pakistani children. Since then she has had about 30 books published.

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December 7th, 1941: 70th Anniversary

Pearl Harbor Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen After their New York Times best-selling series on the American Civil War, Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen now turn to the events leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and examine how different decisions might have profoundly changed the history that was yet to unfold. Pearl Harbor departs from conventional WWII novels–it focuses on the Japanese perceptions and decision making that led them to seek a conflict with America, and offers an unprecedented look into their war strategy. Two of the most remarkable men in ISBN: 9780312943394 Japanese military history, Mitsuo Fuchida, the strike leader for the attack on Pearl Harbor, and Minoru Imprint: St Martin’s Genda, the brilliant “architect” of the attack plan will Category: Historical give readers a dramatic view–literally from the air–as Extent: 400pp the Japanese saw it.

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Poignant and with memorable other characters . . . from the Japanese Naval Academy, to the British garrison at Singapore, and the Americans at Bataan, Pearl Harbor is the account of the day that started it all.

Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is the author of several best-selling books, including Gettysburg and Grant Comes East. He is a member of the Defense Policy Board and cochair of the UN Task Force, is the longest-serving teacher of the Joint War Fighting course for major generals, served in Congress for twenty years, and was Time magazine’s 1995 “Man of the Year.” Dr. William R. Forstchen is the author of over thirty books in the areas of historical fiction, science fiction, young adult works, and traditional historical research. He holds a Ph.D. with a specialization in military history from Purdue University, and is a Faculty Fellow at Montreat College, near Asheville, NC.

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Act of Treason Jack Coughlin The thrilling new adventure from the author of Kill Zone and Clean Kill Marine sniper Kyle Swanson and his beautiful girlfriend, CIA agent Lauren Carson, are on a mission in Pakistan when their world is turned inside out. Kyle is captured and thrown in prison. Lauren is accused of being a double agent. The one person they can trust to help is the man who sent them on the black operation –Jim Hall, a legendary CIA agent, Kyle’s sniper mentor, and Lauren’s boss and former lover.

ISBN: 9780330537018 Imprint: Pan Category: Action & Adventure Extent: 384pp Format: Paperback Price: `299

But Hall has gone rogue. He is selling America’s innermost secrets to a ruthless Pakistani warlord who wants to mould al–Qaeda into a legitimate political party, and secure a nuclear arsenal. For Jim Hall, his former protégé Swanson is the final obstacle.

Caught in the sights of a man he once idolized, and who taught him how to shoot, Swanson must prevent a global disaster–from the streets of Washington to the Bavarian Alps, the two snipers stalk each other in a deadly hunt that has only one possible outcome.

Gunnery Sergeant Jack Coughlin was with the Third Battalion, Fourth Marines during the drive to Baghdad and has operated on a wide range of assignments in hotspots around the world.

ISBN: 9780330517997 Imprint: Pan Category: Action & Adventure Extent:400 pp Format: Paperback Price: `299

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ISBN: 9780230702172 Imprint: Pan Category: Action & Adventure Extent: 400pp Format: Paperback Price: `299


To the Birdhouse Cathleen Schine When newly wed Alice begins the perfect life she always wanted, her mother’s detestable boyfriend, Louie Scifo, champion of incredibly bad taste, steps up to ruin Alice’s fairytale New York existence. Alice embarks on a mission to rid her mother of Louie once and for all in this high-stakes comedy that whips us around Manhattan and leaves us barricaded in Westport. ‘[Schine] has given us delightfully quirky characters who deserve a permanent place in the pantheon of comic creations.’–The New York Times

ISBN: 9780312555092 Imprint: Picador Category: Literary Fiction Extent: 288pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499

‘A very modern comedy that skewers family life with heart and wit.’–New York magazine Cathleen Schine is the author of The New Yorkers and The Love Letter, among other novels. She has contributed to The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and The New York Times Book Review.

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Tor: For Reading that’s Out of this World, Look No Further Mindscan

Green

Iorich

Robert J. Sawyer

Jay Lake

Steven Brust

ISBN: 9780765329905 Imprint: Tor Category: Science Fiction Extent: 304pp Format: Paperback Price: `499

ISBN: 9780765326478 Imprint: Tor Category: Fantasy Extent: 304pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `525

ISBN: 9780765328892 Imprint: Tor Category: Fantasy Extent: 304pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499

After winning the 2003 Hugo Award with Hominids, the first volume of his best-selling Neanderthal Parallax trilogy, Rober J. Sawyer wrote this suspenseful, mind-expanding standalone novel that went on to win the John W. Campbell Award. Grounded in cutting-edge science, Mindscan is rich with his signature philosophical and ethical speculations.

Acclaimed author Jay Lake has created a remarkable character in Green, and evokes a remarkable world in this novel. Green and her struggle to survive and find her own past will live in the reader’s mind a long time after the book is closed.

‘Delightful, exciting and sometimes brilliant, Steven Brust is the latest in a line of great Hungarian writers, which (I have no doubt) includes Alexandre Dumas, C.S. Forester, Mark Twain, and the author of the juciest bits of the Old Testament.’ —Neil Gaiman

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Tor: For Reading that’s Out of this World, Look No Further The Sorcerer’s House

Home Fires

Dark Jenny

Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe

Alex Bledsoe

ISBN: 9780765324597 Imprint: Tor Category: Fantasy Extent: 304pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499

ISBN: 9780765328182 Imprint: Tor Category: Science Fiction Extent: 304pp Format: Paperback Price: `820

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An ex-convict becomes heir to a huge old house, long empty, and is immediately confronted by supernatural and fantastic creatures and events…

Two lovers reunite in a future ravaged by alien war. Earth has become unrecognizable, and on a cruise deep in the Caribbean, they will confront spies, aliens and pirates alike…

Murder, incest, and magic-just another day on the job for Sword Jockey Eddie LaCrosse.

In 2007, Gene Wolfe he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.

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The Girl With The Sturgeon Tattoo: A Parody Lars Arffssen Arguably the funniest novel to emerge from Northern Europe since the Black Death A reindeer strangler has struck again; the world’s leading authority on Baltic sturgeon has been filleted, and the head of Sweden’s only unpublished thriller writer has been discovered some meters from his body. Just a typical day in Stockholm’s crime log? Or are the murders the works of a single killer? Chief Inspector Svenjamin Bubbles has a suspect: Lizzy Salamander, ISBN: 9780312610500 Scandinavia’s most heavily tattooed girl-sociopath and hacker extraordinaire. Imprint:

St Martin’s Griffin Category: Humour Extent: 208pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `325

Mikael Blomberg believes Salamander has been framed. But if Salamander is innocent, who is the 4’10” girl ninja captured on a surveillance camera decapitating the failed novelist? And what has become of the unpublished manuscript that claimed to connect Sweden’s most eco-friendly corporations to the twentieth century’s greatest tyrant? A shocking story of corruption and perversion that reaches to the highest echelons of the world's largest producer of inexpensive ready-to-assemble wooden bookcases, The Girl with the Sturgeon Tattoo delivers a hilarious—and gripping–parody of the best-selling novels by Stieg Larsson.

Before becoming an international publishing sensation, Lars Arffssen was best known in his home country as author of En Populär Historien om dem Svenska Köttbulle (A Popular History of the Swedish Meatball). He lives in Södermalm with his common-law wife and several children from various relationships.

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Henna for fhe Broken-hearted Sharell Cook How far would you go to change your life? Sharell Cook is 30 years old and living a privileged life in Melbourne’s wealthy suburbs. She has it all: the childhood-sweetheart husband, the high-powered job and plenty of cash to splash. And it’s not destined to last. In a dramatic turn of events, Sharell’s marriage breaks down and her perfect life falls apart. Sharell opts for a complete change of scene, travelling to India to do volunteer work.

ISBN: 9781742610405 Imprint: Macmillan Category: Inspirational Memoir Extent: 304pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499

But reinventing herself is not as easy as it sounds, especially in the chaos and confrontation of India. Just as she is beginning to wonder whether she’ll ever find her way, she meets a man. And so begins Sharell’s transformation. Set in the Himalayan hills of Manali, the beaches of Kerala and the madness of Mumbai, Sharell’s is the real story of what falling in love with an Indian, and India itself, really entails. Perfect for fans of Eat Pray Love

Sharell Cook was born and brought up in country Victoria. After gaining a Bachelor of Business she moved to Melbourne, where she worked for ten years in the accounting and finance sector of the Victorian government. Then, India called. Sharell now writes about India travel for a New York Times company. In addition, she maintains a popular blog on her life in India called Diary of a White Indian Housewife. Sharell lives in Mumbai, with her husband.

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The Masque of Africa V. S. Naipaul An astonishingly prescient, beautifully written and deeply humane new work of non-fiction from one of our greatest living writers.

‘Compelling, insightful, often sombrely beautiful’ –Sunday Telegraph Moving beyond travelogue, The Masque of Africa considers the effects of belief (in indigenous animisms, the foreign religions of Christianity and Islam, the cults of leaders and mythical history) upon the progress of African civilization. Beginning in Uganda, at the centre of the continent, Naipaul’s journey takes ISBN: 9780330472043 in Ghana and Nigeria, the Ivory Coast and Gabon, and Imprint: Picador ends, as the country does, in South Africa. Category: Travel Memoir Focusing upon the theme of belief–though sometimes the political or economical realities are so Extent: 336pp overwhelming that they have to be taken into account Format: Paperback –Naipaul examines the fragile but enduring quality of Price: `399 the old world of magic. To witness the ubiquity of such ancient ritual, to be given some idea of its power, was to be taken far back to the beginning of things. To reach that beginning was the purpose of this book. ‘The quality of Naipaul’s writing–simple, concise, engaging–rarely varies . . . Above all, Naipaul’s latest African journey is eyewitness reporting at its best’ –Time V. S. Naipaul was born in Trinidad in 1932. He went to England on a scholarship in 1950. After four years at University College, Oxford, he began to write, and since then has followed no other profession. He has published more than twenty books of fiction and non-fiction, including Half a Life, A House for Mr Biswas, A Bend in the River and most recently The Masque of Africa, and a collection of correspondence, Letters Between a Father and Son. In 2001 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Butter Chicken In Ludhiana Travels in small town India

Pankaj Mishra Acutely observed and rendered with insight and biting wit, Butter Chicken in Ludhiana is a contemporary classic A little over a decade ago, Pankaj Mishra travelled through the small towns of India and found they had shed their sleepy, half-apologetic air; brash and ostentatious, kitschy and clamorous, here was an India in transition. A convent-educated young woman from Jhansi aspiring to be a beauty queen; a rich young man in Gujarat speaking casually of murdering ISBN: 9780330444125 Muslims; Naxalites in Bihar trying to foment revolution; small shopkeepers planning a vacation in Imprint: Picador Category: Travel Memoir London–Mishra captured, with irony and humour, a people rushing headlong to their tryst with modernity. Extent: 320pp

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‘Butter Chicken in Ludhiana is a marvellous travel book about small-town India, where the village and the city, the folk and the kitsch, and the comic and the violent threaten to converge’–Ashis Nandy ‘A love-letter to the real republic. No other book defines as clearly, and with such troubled irony, our last decade of change’–Amitava Kumar Pankaj Mishra was born in North India, in 1969. He is the author of a novel, The Romantics, which won the LA Times Art Seidenbaum award for first fiction; and a highly acclaimed book about the Buddha, An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World. Mishra writes for several publications, including the New York Review of Books, the New Statesman, Granta, the Times Literary Supplement and the Guardian.

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Hood Rat Gavin Knight Researched on the front line and told like a thriller, a unique and groundbreaking exploration of Britain’s hidden ganglands In Manchester, Anders Svensson is on the trail of drug baron Merlin and his lieutenant Flow, a man so dangerous his type is said to appear only once in a decade. In Glasgow, faced with the highest murder rate in Europe, Karen McCluskey is on a one-woman mission to end gang warfare.

ISBN: 9780330523073 Imprint: Picador Category: True Crime Extent: 304pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499

In London, Pilgrim finds he’s no longer feared. Troll, the child soldier, is terrorizing the streets. This I s UK hidded urban underworld. Page-turning, compassionate, and politically-charged –this is a book that could not be more pressing in the wake of the riots that swept across the UK in recent months.

Gavin Knight has written for the Guardian, Newsweek, Esquire, The Times and Prospect. Hood Rat is his first book.

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Before the Big Bang Brian Clegg The Prehistory of the Universe Since astrophysicist Fred Hoyle coined “Big Bang” as a term of abuse for a theory that he despised, it has become everyday usage. Although few of us really understand what the Big Bang was–and it's certainly a misnomer for an event that was both extremely small and wasn’t an explosion–it is now accepted wisdom that this was how the universe began. But the idea of Big Bang doesn’t so much answer questions as raise new ones. If the universe as we know it originated in the Big Bang, what came before? At one time a taboo subject, science is now prepared to look back past the beginning–to answer the ultimate question of life, the ISBN: 9780312680282 universe and everything with something more satisfying than Douglas Adams’cryptic 42. It’s an Imprint: incredible journey through mind-bending theories, St Martin’s Griffin into the deepest past.

Category: Science Extent: 320pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499 Brian Clegg is most recently the author of Armageddon Science. He holds a physics degree from Cambridge and has written regular columns, features, and reviews for numerous magazines. He lives in Wiltshire, England, with his wife and two children. ‘Clegg follows the footsteps of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, Steven Hawking’s A Brief History of Time and Timothy Ferris’s Coming of Age in the Milky Way. He shares his predecessors’ enthusiasm, eloquence and ability to explain complex ideas but provides a bonus by covering startling developments of the past decade. Anyone looking for an introduction to or a refresher course in cosmology need look no further.’–Kirkus, Starred Review

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Happy Simple Steps for Getting the Life You Want Ian K. Smith, M.D. Ian K. Smith, M.D. #1 bestselling author of The Fat Smash Diet, Extreme Fat Smash Diet and The 4 Day Diet, has inspired millions to lose weight—both through his effective diet books and through his outreach work with State Farm’s “50 Million Pound Challenge”. In Happy, Dr. Ian has created a program that will motivate you to tap into the behaviors and mindsets that work and last.

ISBN: 9780312672775 Imprint: St Martin’s Griffin Category: Self-Help Extent: 240pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `460

Friendship Fix Andrea Bonior, Ph.D

ISBN: 9780312607319 Imprint: St Martin’s Griffin Category: Self-Help Extent: 240pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `525

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Friendships that are at the heart of happiness. Unfortunately, they’re also at the heart of drama and stress. And, technology, from texting to Facebook, has made all friendships more complicated than ever. At last comes The Friendship Fix, jam-packed with practical ways to improve your life by improving your circle. From feeling alone to being desperate to defriend a few dozen people, Andrea Bonior, Ph.D. helps you make the most of your friendships, whether they be old, new, online, or in person.


Kardashian Konfidential Kourtney, Kim, and Khloe Kardashian You know a lot about us from watching our TV shows, but you don’t know everything . . . yet! Come on in to our very first book and find out the real scoop about what it’s like to be the Kardashian sisters. We love the red carpet, clothes, clubs and big events—and of course, glamming it up! But what we love most is being sisters: We’re Kardashians first and forever, and we couldn’t wait to write everything down and show you lots of cool stuff in this big scrapbook just for you. We’re going to let you in on lots of secrets, like: •What it’s really like to have a Momager ISBN: 9781250006066 •The beauty tip that we think is an absolute MUST! •The Peaks and Pits of our lives . . . so far Imprint: •What we think about men, and the absolute most St Martin’s Griffin important man in our lives Category: Biography •Our private language: Bible! •How to do what you love—the way we do! & Memoir •What you don’t know about Kim’s wedding Extent: 272pp

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Each of us pulled out our personal treasures for Kardashian Konfidential: funny and cute and even yummy stuff from our scrapbooks, our photo albums,

letters, recipe cards and birthday boxes. Plus big beautiful photos taken just for this book. We wanted to make Kardashian Konfidential real and special. We think you’ll have as much fun reading it as we did putting it together. Totes magotes! “Endearing . . . a must-read for any true Kardashian fan.”—Entertainment Weekly “Fun and breezy.”—Stylelist.com “Makes for some juicy reading.”—Today Show “In a class by themselves.”—Los Angeles Times Kourtney, Kim & Khloé Kardashian are the stars of the E! hit series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami, Kourtney and Kim Take New York, and Khloé & Lamar.

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Infernal Devices 2: Clockwork Prince Cassandra Clare Second in the New York Times best-selling urban fantasy series set in Victorian London. Determined to unravel the secrets of his past, Tessa, Will and Jem journey to mist-shrouded Yorkshire, only to encounter corrupt Shadowhunters more intent on burying the past than finding the Magister–a past that holds the key not only to the enemy’s motivations and weakness, but to the secret of what Tessa really is and what she was born to do. Meanwhile, Tessa’s feelings for Jem and Will are growing more complicated, and soon she is forced to acknowledge that any choice she ISBN: 9781406330359 makes will either save the Shadowhunters of London – Imprint: Walker or end them for ever.

Category: Fantasy • The first book in the series, Clockwork Angel, Extent: 512pp debuted at number one on the New York Times Format: Trade Paperback Bestseller list and spent ten weeks in the charts. Price: `450 • Casting has begun for Cassandra Clare’s other best-selling urban fantasy series, The Mortal Instruments, and filming is expected to begin shortly. • “It’s got everything; set in Victorian London but with a usefully American heroine–feisty and attractive, natch; it features the Nephilim, a category of quasiangelic beings and some interesting vampires . . . a cracking read”.–Evening Standard on Clockwork Prince Cassandra Clare lives in an old Victorian house in Massachusetts, USA, with her husband. Born to American parents in Tehran, Iran, she spent much of her childhood travelling the world with her family. She is the author of the international number one best-selling series The Mortal Instruments. She has also ISBN: 9781406330342 worked as an entertainment journalist for Imprint: Walker The Hollywood Reporter, has published Category: Fantasy several short stories and is the author of Extent: 496pp the popular internet parody The Very Format: Paperback Secret Diaries. Price: `325

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Only Girls Allowed Debra Moffitt “Shh! You are now a member of the Pink Locker Society. More details to come. Shh!” Welcome to the Pink Locker Society. Membership is a high honor, but Jemma and her two best friends can’t tell anyone about their secret office, the work they do, or how they always manage to skip study hall. Behind pink doors, the trio of teens (plus Bet, the new girl) have been asked to take on a mysterious mission at Margaret Simon Middle School. They’re supposed to help other girls by answering their questions about the PBBs.* Can Jemma, Piper, Kate, and Bet think fast ISBN: 9780312645021 and think pink?

Imprint: St Martin’s Griffin Category: Fiction Extent: 144pp Format: Paperback Price: `230

Visit the Pink Locker Society at PinkLockerSociety.org. *Look on page 27 to learn what the PBBs are! Age group 8+

Debra Moffitt is the kids’ editor of KidsHealth.org, the most visited site devoted to children’s health, which receives more than 12 million unique visitors world wide each month. Before joining KidsHealth in 2002, she was a newspaper reporter and an online journalist. In 2006, she received a fellowship in fiction writing from the Delaware Division of the Arts. Her nonfiction writing has appeared in the Washington Post and the Miami Herald.

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A Dollop of Ghee and a Plot of Wisdom Chitra Soundar Here is a bunch of dung-dropping, sweetstealing, luck-jinxing villains! Four stories about young Prince Veera, who, along with his friend Suku, helps his father, the king, solve some of the problems he is having with his subjects. Trickster tales with lots of humour and colour, based on traditional Indian folktales.

ISBN: 9781406334036 Imprint: Wallker Category: Children’s Stories Extent: 96pp Format: Paperback Price: `165

Chitra Soundar was born in India, has lived in Singpore and now makes her home in London. Her primary interest is in writing picture books and books for early and emergent readers. She enjoys retelling funny folktales from around the world, especially from India.

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Halo: Cryptum Greg Bear The Halo 3 game dwarfed the release of the last Harry Potter book, with 24-hour sales amounting to more than $170 million in the United States alone. The first book in Halo’s Forerunner series 100,000 years ago, the galaxy was populated by a great variety of beings. But one species–eons beyond all others in both technology and knowledge– achieved dominance. They ruled in peace but met opposition with quick and brutal effectiveness. They were the Forerunners–the keepers of the Mantle, the ISBN: 9780330545624 next stage of life in the Universe’s Living Time.

Imprint: Tor Category: Science Fiction And then they vanished. Extent: 352pp Format: Paperback This is their story. Price: `325

Devoted fans of both the books and games will finally get to delve deep into the era of these enigmatic beings, and discover for themselves the epic story behind one of the great mysteries of the ‘Halo’ universe. Greg Bear is the author of more than thirty books of science fiction and fantasy. He is married to Astrid Anderson Bear and is the father of Erik and Alexandra. Awarded two Hugos and five Nebulas for his fiction, one of two authors to win a Nebula in every category, Bear has been called the ‘Best working writer of hard science fiction’ by ‘The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Science Fiction’. Bear has served on political and scientific action committees and has advised Microsoft Corporation, the U.S. Army, the CIA, Sandia National Laboratories, Callison Architecture, Inc., Homeland Security, and other groups and agencies.

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The Halo Series Various

Imprint: Tor Category: Science Fiction ISBN: 9780765354754 Format: Paperback Extent: 368pp Price: `225

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The Sophie Stories Dick King-Smith Illustrated by David Parkins Sophie is small, but very determined. She loves animals and she wants to be a farmer when she grows up. Her best friend is Great-great-aunt Al from Scotland, who looks a bit like a bird, and her worst enemy is a girl called Dawn. She’d love to have a pony, but doesn’t think she’ll ever be that lucky. She does meet a nice one though, while on holiday at the seaside, where she also makes friends with a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig! Follow Sophie’s adventures in these six galloping stories, collected in a desirable slipcase.

ISBN: 9781844289806 Imprint: Walker Category: Illustrated Fiction Format: Paperback Price: `920

Age group 7+

Dick was born in 1922 and brought up in Gloucestershire. He served with the Grenadier Guards during World War II and was mentioned in dispatches. He then spent twenty years working as a farmer and a short period teaching in a primary animal characters for the simple reason that, “I like them, I’ve always kept a lot of pets, and because it’s fun putting words in their mouths.” His farming years were the inspiration for many of his books, and pigs have featured in several of them because they are his favourite animal. Dick won the 1984 Guardian Fiction Award for The Sheep-Pig, which was later turned into an Oscar-winning film, Babe.

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The Sophie Series Dick King-Smith

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It’s The First Day of School…Forever! R. L. Stine On the first day of school, Artie falls out of his bed and hits his head. Hard. He complains to his mom and she says, “You’re just worried about your first day in a new school.” And that’s only the beginning. It’s not just the first day of school; it’s the worst day of school. On the second day of school, Artie falls out of bed and hits his head. Hard. He complains to his mom and she says, “You’re just worried about your first day in a new school.” Huh? Today is just like the day before. Can Artie find ISBN: 9780312649548 a way to change it, before it’s the first day of school . . . Imprint: Feiwel & Friends forever?

Category: Horror Extent: 192pp Format: Hardback Price: `499

‘Stine takes the normal anxieties of childhood..and blends exaggerated humor with a few equally exaggerated moments of horror in a fast and goofy romp. Lots of fun for Stine fans.’–Booklist

R.L. Stine is the best-selling author of more than three hundred books, including the phenomenally best-selling Goosebumps series (250,000,000 copies and still counting!). It’s the First Day of School . . . Forever! is Stine’s first book with Feiwel and Friends. Before R. L. Stine made his name as the Stephen King of children’s literature, he was the author of humorous fiction and an editor of Bananas Magazine. He is the best-selling author of more than three hundred books, including the phenomenally best-selling Goosebumps series. It’s the First Day of School . . . Forever! is Stine’s first book with Feiwel and Friends.

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Piper Reed, Campfire Girl Kimberly Willis Holt Illustrated by Christine Davenier Piper and her family are going camping–nothing could be better. But when Piper finds out that the camping trip is on Halloween, nothing could be worse! Still, catching fish, roasting marshmallows, and sleeping in a trailer are right up Piper’s alley, even if getting poison ivy is not. Get ready for another terrific adventure starring the ever-spunky, everloving Piper Reed. Piper Read Book 4, for readers ages 8 to 11. Kimberly Willis Holt is the author of the other books in the Piper Reed series; Piper Reed Gets a Job; Piper Reed, the Great Gypsy; and Piper Reed, Navy Brat. She has written many award-winning novels, including The Water Seeker, as well as the picture books Waiting for Gregory and Skinny Brown Dog. A former Navy brat herself, Ms. Holt lived all over the world as a child, and now resides in West Texas with her family. www.kimberlywillisholt.com

ISBN: 9780312674823 Imprint: Square Fish Category: Fiction Extent: 176pp Format: Paperback Price: `199

Christine Davenier has illustrated many books for young readers, including the books in the Piper Reed series and The First Thing My Mama Told Me, which was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. She lives in Paris, France, with her daughter, Josephine.

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Ask Amy Green: Love and Other Drama Rama Sarah Webb From boy troubles to wardrobe dilemmas, first dates to embarrassing parentals–Amy Green is back in her fourth book, solving problems for pre-teens everywhere! Love is in the air! Everyone in Amy’s life is loved-up: her mum’s getting remarried, her crazy aunt Clover’s dating a hot singer and her best friend Mills has fallen Big Time for the swoon-tastic Bailey. But drama-rama –Bailey is cheating on Mills! How can a boy go from Love God to Love Rat in just a few days? Amy is determined to investigate . . . and uncovers more than ISBN: 9781406327458 she bargained for. Can Problem-Solving Queen Amy help Bailey and mend Mills’s achy-breaky heart? Imprint: Walker

Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 224pp Format: Paperback Price: `250

• Divorce, step-parents, new babies, romance, rejection and friendship in a crisis . . . Ask Amy Green tackles some of the most troubling pre-teen issues.

• Sarah Webb was short listed for the Queen of Teen Award for this series Sarah Webb worked in book-selling for many years and now writes full-time. Her best-selling novels for adults include Always the Bridesmaid and Something to Talk About. Ask Amy Green is her first series for pre-teens. She lives in Dublin with her partner and young family.

Amy Green 1

Amy Green 2

Amy Green 3

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Vice and Virtue Veronica Bennett What happens when you marry for neither love nor money? 1700, London: a city so crowded and unregulated that anyone, should they so desire, could slip away– disappear down a back street and become someone else. After the death of her father, seventeenyear–old Aurora Eversedge is left without a dowry and agrees to marry a much older man who claims to be wealthy, though in poor health. On their wedding night, Edward Francis confesses that, in fact, he is penniless but that his health is robust–also that his proposal of marriage carried an ulterior motive: he wants Aurora to act as a spy for him. Edward’s father had left his ISBN: 9781406311402 fortune to his sworn enemy, Josiah Deede. Edward Imprint: Walker suspects that Josiah murdered his father and is determined to regain his inheritance and bring Josiah Category: Teen Fiction Deede to justice. Aurora’s first assignment is to make Extent: 224pp the acquaintance of Josiah’s daughter, Celia, and son, Format: Paperback Jos, at a Covent Garden theatre. Vice and Virtue Price: `299 is full of acute observation of social life that characterizes Jane Austen’s work–the sort of book Jane Austen would have written if she wrote mysteries. Veronica Bennett worked for several years as an English lecturer but now devotes her time to writing fiction. She is the author of Angelmonster, based on the life of Mary Shelley; Cassandra’s Sister, based on the life of Jane Austen; as well as Shakespeare’s Apprentice; Monkey, The Boy-free Zone; Fish Feet and Dandelion and Bobcat. She also writes the popular Poppy Love series under the name Natasha May.

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The Alien Moon Alex Milway ‘The yetis of the Mythical 9th Division go where no yeti has gone before’

ISBN: 9781406326581 Imprint: Walker Category: Fiction Extent: 224pp Format: Paperback Price: `250

Deep in space, the members of the Mythical 7th Division have got a problem–they’re being beseiged by invisible monsters. Multiplying at a rate of knots, the monsters are destroying everything in their path on a collision course with Earth. World destruction looks inevitable, but the monsters haven’t factored a crack troop of yetis in their plans . . . With comic strip and illustration throughout, Albrecht, Timonen and Saar’s fourth mission is their biggest (and funniest) yet. Age group 7+

Alex Milway has always enjoyed making up stories and, after leaving art college, he discovered that he liked to write and illustrate them as well. His interest in furry creatures first reared its head in the Mousehunter trilogy where weird and wonderful mice ran riot all over the world. With the Mythical 9th Division the fur quota got even bigger as he had to master the art of drawing a troop of yetis whose main purpose was to save the world. Alex is now a full-time authorillustrator who suffers from furballs and works from his home in London

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Puss in Boots Charles Perrault; Illustrated by Fred Marcellino; Translated by Malcolm Arthur Charles Perrault’s Puss in Boots has been an irresistible magnet for countless illustrators ever since this classic French tale was first published in 1697. So the question arises: Do we really need another edition of Puss? Presented with Fred Marcellino’s magnificent interpretation of this nimble new translation of the authentic text, book lovers young and old are apt to decide that this Puss in Boots belongs on their shelf of special favorites.

ISBN: 9780312659455 Imprint: Square Fish Category: Picture Book Extent: 32pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `260

Long regarded as the preeminent designer of book jackets in America, Fred Marcellino provides an unstinting visual feast in his first full-color picture book. The adventures of that rascal, Puss, and his master, the miller’s son, are portrayed in a lavish series of illustrations that range from sumptuous grandeur to comedy both boisterous and sly. Puss in Boots is a 1991 Caldecott Honor Book.

The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling, Illustrated by Nicola Bayley Walker iIlustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today’s finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to readand re-read. The classics have never looked so good! First published over a century ago, these three stories about the man-cub Mowgli have delighted adults and ISBN: 9781406304787 children ever since. The stories tell of Mowgli’s upbringing among the wolves; his lessons in the Law of Imprint: Walker the Jungle from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black Category: Classic panther and Kaa the python; his kidnap by the Monkey Picture Book, Extent: 160 pp People and his clash with the evil tiger, Shere Khan. Illustrated in ravishing full-colour and exquisite detail Format: Hardback by award-winning artist Nicola Bayley, this is a book to Price: `399 treasure for ever.

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Guess How Much I Love You Sam McBratney The exquisite cloth-bound gift edition of an internationally bestselling classic. Guess How Much I Love You–the enchanting story in which Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare measure their love for each other–is a publishing phenomenon, selling more than 23 million copies worldwide. Designed with the book’s everincreasing adult following in mind, this exquisite champagne-coloured cloth-bound edition is the perfect gift for someone special.

ISBN: 9781406334241 Imprint: Walker Category: Picture Book Extent: 32pp Format: Hardback Price: `399

• This new elegant edition is the perfect gift for adults to buy for special occasions. • A great way to share your affection with loved ones of any age. • A classic bestseller with over 23 million copies sold worldwide.

Lost in the Toy Museum David Lucas Join the adventure when the lights go out in the toy museum! One night, when the lights go out at the toy museum, everyone runs off and hides. Left all on his own, Bunting, the sensible old toy cat, sets out to look for them. As he follows the trail of clues through the museum, the normally reserved Bunting learns how to ISBN: 9781406332063 have fun in this affectionate picture book from one of Britain’s brightest new talents. Imprint: Walker

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David Lucas is an extraordinary new talent in children’s picture books–in 2008 he was named as one of The Big Picture campaign’s Best New Illustrators


The Amazing Grace Mary Hoffman Illustrated by Caroline Binch Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is ‘a cast of thousands.’ When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace is longing to play Peter, but her classmates say that Peter was a boy, and besides, he wasn’t black... But Grace’s Ma and Nana tell her she can be anything she wants if she puts her mind to it...

ISBN: 9781845077495 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Category: Picture Book Extent: 32pp Format: Paperback Price: `299

Mary Hoffman has written around 90 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, has sold over 1.5 million copies. Its sequel, Grace & Family was among Junior Education’s Best Books of 1995 and shortlisted for the Sheffield Libraries Book Award 1996. Mary lives in Oxfordshire.

Caroline Binch’s illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the Smarties Prize. She illustrated the best-selling story Amazing Grace and several other Grace stories by Mary Hoffman. Gregory Cool, which Caroline wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and her Since Dad Left won the United Kingdom Book Award in 1998. Also available in – Punjabi & English, Gujarati and English, Bengali and English

ISBN: 9781845073831 Price: `250

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Zoe and Beans: The Magic Hoop Chloe & Mick Inkpen This is no ordinary hoop! Zoe has found a fun new game to play! When Beans jumps through her hoop he magically transforms into . . . Beans the rabbit with floppy ears, or Beans the crocodile with snappy jaws! But could Beans the elephant be a jump too far? The hoop may be magic but it’s only small– and a great big elephant could ISBN: 9780330518406 easily get stuck . . .

Imprint: MCB Category: Picture Book Extent: 32pp Format: Paperback Price: `250

The second title in this brilliant series!

Mick Inkpen is one of today’s most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both KIPPER and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children’s Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a Bafta for Best Animated Film in 1998. It wasn’t until Mick became a father that he began his career in children’s books. Now father and daughter have come together in a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Chloe Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English Literature course for a degree in Visual Communication at Glasgow School of Art. She spent her final year specializing in children’s book illustration and was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in 2008.

ISBN: 9780330518390 Imprint: MCB Category: Picture Book Extent: 32pp Format: Paperback Price: `250

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SUPER LEAD

Zits, Glitz and Body Bits Jeanne Willis and Lydia Monks Every girl’s guide to growing up, from bodies and beauty to boys. Do you know… How to handle a zit emergency? What your hormones are all about? Which planet boys come from– and how to get there? YOU DO NOW!

ISBN: 9781406337044 Imprint: Walker Category: Reference Extent: 128pp Format: Paperback Price: `399

This sassy guide forgirls is full of useful advice, vital tips and hilarious facts. Don’t grow up without it! Age group 11+

Jeanne Willis went to Watford College to train as an advertising copywriter, and started work in advertising. Meanwhile, she wrote loads of picture books and also poetry. She left advertising around the birth of her second child, and started doing teen novels and television scripts for various children’s programmes. She has now written over eighty titles. She is married, with a son and a daughter, two cats and a rat . She was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in 2004, for Naked Without a Hat, a teen novel.

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The Latest from Priddy

Wipe Clean Work Book: Times Roger Priddy Practical workbooks for children aged three and over introducing phonics, times tables and how to tell the time • Pages of simple, effective exercises for children to complete • Pages are wipe clean, so that all the activities can be wiped away and repeated, reinforcing learning ISBN: 9781849154314 Imprint: Priddy Category: Early Learning Extent: 26pp Format: Hardback Price: `299

• Concealed wirobinding allows the pages to lie flat when opened, making the books easy to use • Come with a wipe-clean pen

Wipe Clean Work Book: Telling the Time Wipe Clean Work Book: Telling The Time

Roger Priddy A practical workbook designed to help children learn to tell the time in a fun way • Full of simple activities and exercises that kids will love to complete, with lots of clocks to fill out too • Pages wipe clean so that exercises can be repeated again and again

ISBN: 9781849154321 Imprint: Priddy Category: Early Learning Extent: 26pp Format: Hardback Price: `299

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•Comes with a non-toxic, wipe-clean pen


Bright Baby Touch and Feel: Hanukkah Roger Priddy A seasonal touch-and-feel first word and picture book featuring Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights • The pages feature familiar Hanukkah traditions, including the lighting of candles, eating latkes, giving Hanukkah gelt and playing dreidel

ISBN: 9781849154734 Imprint: Priddy Category: Early Learning Extent: 12pp Format: Hardback Price: `160

• Each spread features full-colour images and simple text labels, plus a touch-and-feel texture for little fingers to explore • Ideal book for parents to share with their young children as a first step to discovering Hanukkah traditions

Read Along: Fairy Tales Roger Priddy • Embossed, illustrated storybook featuring nine alltime favourite fairy tales • Stories include: The Gingerbread Man, The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk and more • Specially recorded audio CD has spoken versions of each story, which children can listen to and follow in the book ISBN: 9781849155595 Imprint: Priddy Category: Early Learning Extent: 36pp Format: Hardback Price: `475

• Multi-sensory title which encourages reading, speaking and listening skills, while raised, embossed pages are fun to touch and feel

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Geeta’s Day Prodeepta Das Geeta’s day begins as most children’s do. But when she sets off to school, passing the “kamar” at the forge, the “mali” weaving garlands of flowers to offer to the temple gods, her world begins to beat to the distinctive rhythm of Indian village life. ISBN: 9780711220249 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Category: Culture & Customs Extent: 32pp Format: Paperback Price: `250

This book is part of the series A Child’s Day, photographic information books concentrating on the daily lives and experiences of children in countries around the world, published in association with Oxfam

Prita Goes to India

Geeta's Day

ISBN: 9781845074302 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Category: Culture & Customs Extent: 42pp Format: Paperback Price: `250

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Prodeepta Das This unique series of photographic information books, told in the first person, accompanies children who have grown up away from their family’s homeland, and are now visiting it for the first time. The unfamiliar food, clothes, and customs of another country are seen from a fresh, exciting perspective. With stunning photographs and a bright, child-friendly design, this informative, fun series is highly relevant to today’s world in which so many people have moved away from their original culture.


I is for India Prodeepta Das

ISBN: 9781845073206 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Category: Culture & Customs Extent: 32pp Format: Paperback Price: `299

From Bullock cart to Peacock, from Namaskar to Tea, this photographic alphabet is a celebration of India in all its vast and colourful diversity. Prodeepta Das explores India’s customs, religions and culture, focusing both on the rhythms of the bustling cities, and on day-to-day village life. It’s a stunningly photographed introduction to this unique and vibrant subcontinent.

Prodeepta Das was born in Cuttack, in eastern India. He is a freelance photographer and author whose pictures have been published in over 20 children’s books. In 1991 Inside India, which he also wrote, won the Commonwealth Photographer’s Award. Prodeepta’s books for Frances Lincoln are P is for Pakistan, Prita Goes to India, K is for Korea, We are Britain!, Geeta’s Day, I is for India, J is for Jamaica, Kamal Goes to Trinidad, P is for Poland, T is for Turkey, S is for South Africa, R is for Russia and B is for Bangladesh.

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