Pan Macmillan India November 2011
‘A writer with a magician-like ability to tell a story’–The Week ‘Lord Jeffrey Archer is definitely a storyteller, and one of the best at that’–The Hindu ‘This Archer’s quiver is full of tales.’–Deccan Herald This edition of short stories, bringing together the short stories from three collections by Jeffrey Archer, showcases the master storyteller’s skill like never before. Every reader will have their own favourites: the choices run from love at first sight across the train ISBN: 9781447211068 tracks to the cleverest of confidence tricks, from the quirks of the legal profession – and those who are able Imprint: Pan to manipulate both sides of the Bar – to the creative Category: Short Stories financial talents of a member of Her Majesty’s Extent: 868pp diplomatic service – but for a good cause. In ‘CasteOff’, Jamwal and Nisha fall in love while waiting for a Format: Paperback traffic light to turn green in Delhi, and in ‘Don’t Drink Price: `399 The Water’, a company chairman tries to poison his wife while on a trip to St Petersburg – with unexpected consequences . . . The stories held in these pages are irresistible: ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and deliciously unexpected conclusions. Some will make you laugh. Others will bring you to tears. And, as always, every one of them will keep you spellbound. Jeffrey Archer’s writing career has spanned almost 30 years. His best-selling novels, which range from Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to Kane and Abel and The Eleventh Commandment, have sold over 120 million copies throughout the world. He is married with two children and lives in London and Granchester.
Over 120,000 copies sold of Only Time Will Tell in India alone
All they wanted was a healthy child . . . What they got was the perfect nightmare. ‘I can eradicate all diseases . . .’ John and Naomi Klaesson are devastated after the death of their child from a rare genetic disorder. More than anything they want another, but the chances of their next child being born with the same defect are high. ‘I can give you the child you have always wanted . . .’ Then they hear about Doctor Leo Dettore. He has methods that can spare them the heartache of ever ISBN: 9780230760530 losing another child to any disease, and so begins their journey. Imprint: Macmillan
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‘I can make perfect people . . .’ They should have known something was wrong when they saw the list. Choose the eye colour, hair, great sporting ability. They can design their child. Now it’s too late to turn back. Naomi is pregnant, and already something is wrong . . .
‘Peter James is one of the best British crime writers, and therefore one of the best in the world.’–Lee Child Peter James was educated at Charterhouse then at film school. He lived in North America for a number of years, working as a screenwriter and film producer before returning to England. His novels, many of which have been Sunday Times Top 10 bestsellers, have been translated into thirty languages and three have been filmed. He divides his time between London and Sussex.
The Sopranos meets The Thomas Crown Affair in the latest unputdownable Kinsey Millhone mystery Las Vegas, 1986. A young college graduate is murdered when he is unable to pay back a loan funded by notorious criminal Lorenzo Dante. Two years later private investigator Kinsey Millhone finds herself assisting to apprehend a shoplifter Audrey Vance - in a shopping centre. Events take a much darker turn when Audrey’s body is discovered beneath the Cold Spring Bridge, a local suicide spot.
ISBN: 9780230756212 Imprint: Mantle Category: Crime Fiction Extent: 368pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499
Unable to believe she took her own life, Audrey’s fiancé Marvin Striker hires Kinsey to investigate. It soon emerges that the shoplifter had become caught up in a much larger operation.
Meanwhile Lorenzo Dante has begun to grow weary of his life in organised crime and frustrated with his violent and impulsive younger brother Cappi. While the police net begins to close in on him, Dante meets the beautiful Nora, who exerts a powerful pull over the gangster. As Kinsey’s enquiries reach a dramatic head, it becomes clear that she and Dante have one thing in common – they must be careful who they trust . . . Sue Grafton has become one of the most popular female writers, both in the UK and in the US. Born in Kentucky in 1940, she began her career as a TV scriptwriter before Kinsey Millhone and the ‘alphabet’ series took off. She plans to take Kinsey all the way through the alphabet to Z. Sue lives and writes in Montecito, California and Louisville, ISBN: 9780330519915 Kentucky. Imprint: Pan Category: Crime Fiction Extent: 320pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
Discovered after his death, in 2003, Bolaño’s final novel published for the very first time in English. ‘Readers who have snacked on Haruki Murakami will feast on Roberto Bolaño’ –Sunday Times ‘Bolaño makes you feel changed for having read him; he adjusts your angle of view on the world’–Guardian Udo Berger, aspiring writer and wargames champion of Stuttgart, decides it is time to take his new love, Ingeborg, on holiday to the Costa Brava. He brings along his new game, The Third Reich, which he plans to practice for the upcoming wargames tournament in ISBN: 9780330535793 Paris, where he will finally meet the sleek American Imprint: Picador champion, Rex Douglas.
Category: Literary Fiction However, things take a sinister turn when some shady Extent: 288pp locals arrive on the scene and one of Udo’s friends Format: Trade Paperback disappears. Pursued by a shadowy detective who visits Price: `499
his nightmares in quest for the truth; the surrealistic landscape of the Costa Brava and his increasingly feverish dreams draw him further into delirium. Finally, he finds himself locked in mortal combat when he engages in a game of Third Reich with the enigmatic and disfigured El Quemado - a foreigner who lives in a Kafkaesque burrow on the beach. Unpublished in any language during Bolaño’s lifetime, this story of one man’s journey into nightmare is a welcome addition to this author’s already astonishing ouevre.
Roberto Bolaño was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1953. He grew up in Chile and Mexico City. His novel, The Savage Detectives was chosen as one of the ten best books of 2007 by the Washington Post and the New York Times Book Review. His posthumous masterpiece, 2666, won the National Book Critics Circle Award and became an international publishing phenomenon with wall-to-wall critical acclaim and commercial success.
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The third stunning Jenny Cooper novel from the author of The Disappeared The body of a dead man is discovered in an overgrown cemetery in Bristol, the sign of the cross gouged into his flesh. At first it seems to coroner Jenny Cooper that all the evidence points to a horrific, if routine, suicide. Then an enigmatic young priest, Father Lucas Starr, arrives on Jenny’s doorstep, entreating her to hold an inquest into the death of Eva Donaldson, a high profile political campaigner whose past life continued to haunt her. A young man, Paul Craven, has recently ISBN: 9780330535700 been sentenced for Eva’s brutal murder. But despite Imprint: Pan Craven’s conviction and the evidence against him, Category: Crime Fiction Father Lucas is convinced of the man’s innocence. Extent: 450pp Jenny’s lone quest for justice will take her to the dark heart of an establishment who wish to silence her, and Format: Paperback on an inner journey to confront ghosts that have Price: `299 haunted her for a lifetime. For Jenny Cooper answers to no one but the dead . . . M. R. Hall is a screenwriter (with a BAFTA nomination) and producer and former criminal barrister, a profession he left due to a constitutional inability to prosecute. His first book was shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association Gold Badder Award. Aside from writing, his main passion is the preservation and planting of woodland. In his spare moments, he is mostly to be found amongst trees.
ISBN: 9780330458375 Imprint: Pan Category: Crime Fiction Extent: 450pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
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In this powerful work of historical literary fiction menace and mystery lie in wait for a young girl on her courageous journey of discovery through 18th century India. An advert in the Calcutta Gazette is looking for an apprentice draughtsman to accompany a scholar on an expedition to record avian life in Bengal. How can Anila Tandy, left to fend for herself in a city of rogues, dare to apply for a position that is clearly not meant for her? But the talented “Bird Girl of Calcutta” has never shrunk from a challenge. And perhaps this voyage up the Ganges might be just the thing to equip Anila in her search for her father, ISBN: 9781406334142 missing for years and presumed dead.
Imprint: Walker Category: Literary Fiction Extent: 304pp Format: Paperback Price: `285
'A remarkable book...a writer to watch.’–The Guardian 'Short of time travel, this book is the next best thing to experiencing life in 18th century India. Pulsing with the sights and sounds of place and period, a confident, polished work.’–Irish Independent
Mary Finn worked for years as a magazine journalist with Radio Telefís Eireann, the Irish broadcasting service. She lives in Dublin with her son and works as a freelance writer. Anila’s Journey is her debut novel and was inspired by an original 18th century portrait which hangs in the National Gallery of Ireland (and now graces the front cover), as well as a lifelong fascination with India.
Three cities, three seasons, one chance to find the life that fits Cassie settled down too young, marrying her first serious boyfriend. Now, ten years later, she is betrayed and broken. With her marriage in tatters and no career or home of her own, she needs to work out where she belongs in the world and who she really is. So begins a year-long trial as Cassie leaves her sheltered life in rural Scotland to stay with each of her best friends in the most glamorous cities in the world: New York, Paris and London. Exchanging grouse moor and mousy hair for low-carb diets and high-end ISBN: 9780330532723 highlights, Cassie tries on each city for size as she attempts to track down the life she was supposed to Imprint: Pan have been leading, and with it, the man who was Category: Romance supposed to love her all along. Extent: 400pp
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Praise for Players ‘A totally original, witty, sexy and engrossing read’ –Heat
Karen Swan began her career in fashion journalism before giving it all up to raise her three children and an ADHD puppy, and to pursue her ambition of becoming a writer. She lives in the forest in Sussex, writing her books in a treehouse overlooking the Downs. Her first novel, Players, was published in 2010, followed by Prima Donna in 2011. Perfect for fans of Fairytale of New York and From Notting Hill with Love … Actually
ISBN: 9780330534581 Imprint: Pan Category: Romance Extent: 450 pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
ISBN: 9780330509039 Imprint: Pan Category: Romance Extent: 576pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
A powerful novel about a Nepalese girl who risks everything for a chance to reclaim her life in Kolkata. Thirteen-year-old Lakshmi lives with her family in a small hut on a mountain in Nepal. Though they are desperately poor, Lakshmi’s life is full of simple pleasures: playing hopscotch with her best friend, looking after her black-and-white speckled goat, having her mother brush her hair by the light of an oil lamp. But when Lakshmi’s family lose all that remains of their crops in a monsoon, her stepfather says she must leave home and take a job in the city. Lakshmi undertakes the long journey to India full of ISBN: 9781406334050 hope for her new life, proud to be able to earn, daring Imprint: Walker to hope that she will make enough money to Category: Literary Fiction make her mother proud too. Then she learns the unthinkable truth: for 10,000 rupees she has been Extent: 288pp sold into prostitution. Format: Paperback
‘An unforgettable account of sexual slavery as it exists now.’–Booklist
Patricia McCormick is an award-winning writer and journalist. She travelled to India and Nepal for her research, where she interviewed the women of Kolkata’s red light district and girls who have been rescued from the sex trade.
Finalist for the 2005 US National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.
Chief of police Kate Burkholder is back When Chief of Police, Kate Burkholder, is called to a farm in the Amish community of Painter’s Creek, nothing could prepare her for the horror and tragedy she encounters. Solly and Rachel Slabaugh, and his brother Abel, have drowned in the hog pit leaving the four children as orphans. As the investigation progresses, it seems that the Slabaugh deaths were not an accident, and the case suddenly becomes a murder enquiry. As the case deepens, Kate develops a bond with the children, particularly the 15-year-old daughter, ISBN: 9780330471916 Solome. Maybe she is reminded of herself at that age, and maybe there’s something about this case which Imprint: Pan Category: Crime Fiction stirs up memories for her. The events surrounding the deaths puzzle her – something doesn’t feel right. As Extent: 368pp more information comes to light, a tragic incident Format: Paperback turns into something much more shocking.
‘Praise for Sworn to Silence Think Harrison Ford in the movie Witness and add just a touch of the Coen brothers’ Fargo and you have the feel of this brilliant, nail-biting thriller.’ Best-selling author Linda Castillo knew at a young age that she wanted to be a writer and penned her first novel at the age of thirteen. In her spare time, Linda enjoys reading, showing horses and barrel racing. She lives in Texas with her husband, four lovable dogs, two barn cats and two Appaloosa horses. Her first novel featuring Kate Burkholder was Sworn to Silence.
ISBN: 9780330471909 Imprint: Pan Category: Crime Fiction Extent: 368 pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
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A sterling debut of literary suspense. Taut and engrossing, this is the first in a series featuring Mike Bowditch. Nominated for the Edgar award. Game warden Mike Bowditch returns home one evening to find an alarming voice from the past on his answering machine: his father Jack, a hard drinking womanizer who makes his living poaching illegal game. An even more frightening call comes the next morning from the police: they are searching for the man who killed a beloved local cop the night before—and his father is their prime suspect. Jack has ISBN: 9780312671143 escaped from police custody, and only Mike believes that his tormented father might not be guilty. Imprint: Minotaur
Category: Mystery & Thriller Extent: 352pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499
Now, alienated from the woman he loves, shunned by colleagues who have no sympathy for the suspected cop-killer, Mike must come to terms with his haunted past. He knows firsthand Jack’s brutality, but is the man capable of murder? Desperate and alone, he strikes up an uneasy alliance with a retired warden pilot, and together the two men journey deep into the Maine wilderness in search of a runaway fugitive. But the only way for Mike to save his father is to find the real killer—which could mean putting everyone he loves in the line of fire. ‘. . . stunning vistas . . . eye-popping scenes.’–New York Times Book Review Paul Doiron is the editor in chief of Down East: The Magazine of Maine. A native of Maine, he attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English and he holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. Paul lives on a trout stream in coastal Maine with his wife, Kristen Lindquist.
‘. . . a star in the making.’–Kirkus Reviews It’s Christmas Eve, and Vera Coffey is on the run. She doesn’t know the men who are after her. She has never seen them before, but she has seen the horrors they visit on people who don’t give them what they want, and Vera has something they want. The Larkins have known violence like that ever since they were caught up in a spree shooting. They’ve been coping with the trauma for nearly twenty years when Vera collapses at their motel. It’s a cold and desolate place cut off from the rest of the world. It’s also where they’ll have to make their last stand against an evil that has followed them much further than any of them could’ve imagined.
ISBN: 9780312354145 Imprint: St Martin’s Griffin Category: Horror Fiction Extent: 352pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499
With a story so fast paced that it’s impossible to let go and an ominous sense that everything is destined to go wrong, Pitch Dark is an intense read from a master of suspense.
‘Pitch Dark is a propulsive, layered, and brutal read. Sidor reminds you of the terrible violence of which we are capable and the heart that must be called upon to endure. A reader can’t hope for more than to discover a writer possessed of both true talent and true passion. Discover Steven Sidor.’ –Michael Koryta, author of The Cypress House Steven Sidor is the author of three acclaimed novels, most recently, The Mirror’s Edge. He lives near Chicago, Illinois, with his wife and two young children.
Set in rural Ireland and hedonistic New York in the 1930s, City of Hope is a beautiful meditation on loves lost and found. 1930s New York–the Great Depression When her beloved husband dies, Ellie decides to go back to New York, hoping that the city’s vibrancy will distract from her grief. But in just five years, New York has become unrecognisable. Gone is the energy and party atmosphere that Ellie once fell in love with.
ISBN: 9780230747715 Imprint: Macmillan Category: Historical & Romance Extent: 400pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `550
London reared of Irish parents, Kate Kerrigan worked in London before moving to Ireland in 1990. She is a now a full-time writer, and lives in County Mayo with her husband and their small son. Recipes for a Perfect Marriage, was shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year Award in 2006.
A UK TV Book Club Read: over 50,000 copies sold. ISBN: 9780330507523 Imprint: Pan Category: Historical & Romance Extent: 400 pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
‘Ellis Island is an epic love story’–Irish Sunday Independent ‘A feel-good story about love, freedom, belonging and the meaning of home. Has ‘film adaptation’ written all over it’ –Stylist
Acclaimed author Susan Wilson brings us a touching yet unblinkingly authentic tale of loss and rediscovery, of true friendship and learning what’s truly important in life. Adam March is a successful, hard-nosed business man who loses everything in an instant. Chance was born in an inner-city cellar, a mix of pit bull and God-knows-what. Bred to fight, until he sees a way to escape and takes it. Thrown together, Adam and Chance fill the holes in each other’s lives. Adam gives Chance his first real home, a haven he never could have imagined, while ISBN: 9780312662950 Chance gives Adam a new start. And a new heart.
Imprint: St Martin’s Griffin Category: General Fiction Extent: 320pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499
‘A love story between man and dog . . . you’ll cry at the end.’–USA Today Susan Wilson is the author of Beauty a modern retelling of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ which was made into a CBS TV movie-as well as four other novels. She lives on Martha’s Vineyard.
For a romantic, it’s life’s ultimate question: What Is This Thing Called Love? Actor and writer Gene Wilder turns his gift for the sentimental to exploring twelve possible answers to that question. In What Is This Thing Called Love?, love can be star-crossed, unrequited, eternal or even funny. With delicacy of feeling and simple writing that adds to the stories’ power, Wilder creates memorable lovers and silly suitors, unexpected attraction and careful courting. His heroes include: Joey Singer, a screenwriter so needy that his jealousy craters the first real relationship he’s had in years, in “Are You Really in Love?”
ISBN: 9780312672799 Imprint: St Martin’s Griffin Category: General Fiction Extent: 176pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `499
Buddy Silberman (based on Gene’s cousin Buddy) in “About Being in Love”, a coarse but charming man who yearns for connection but looks for it in exactly the wrong kind of woman. Tom Cole, a critic who is beguiled by the enigmatic actress Lolly Adams in “The Flirt.”
‘A lighthearted reminder of love’s potential (requited, even unrequited) to make a life worthwhile.’–Los Angeles Times
Gene Wilder has been acting since he was thirteen (Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Jim in Blazing Saddles) and writing for the screen since the early 1970s. His first book, about his own life, was Kiss Me Like A Stranger, and was followed by two novels, My French Whore and The Woman Who Wouldn’t. Wilder lives in Connecticut with his wife, Karen.
An Extraordinary Life, An Indian Destiny With a foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of Russia Sonia Gandhi’s story represents the greatest transformational journey made by any world leader in the last four decades. Circumstance and tragedy, rather than ambition, paved her path to power. While studying English in Cambridge, Sonia met and fell in love with Rajiv Gandhi, son of future Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi and grandson of Jawaharlal Nehru. Cruelly tested by the assassinations of her mother-in-law and of her husband, Sonia grew into a strong, authoritative but always private figure, now president of a coalition ruling over a billion people in ISBN: 9780230341609 the world’s largest democracy. Through exclusive interviews with members of Sonia’s party, political Imprint: Palgrave opponents and family friends, Rani Singh casts new Category: Biography light on Sonia’s life.
Extent: 288pp Format: Hardback Price: `499
‘An intimate and insightful portrait of an extraordinary woman... a compelling and important story of tragedy, family and a nation on an upward trajectory.’–Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State
‘An enormously readable work of scholarship and journalistic endurance.’–Pranay Gupte, author of Mother India: A Political Biography of Indira Gandhi ‘A book of human scope that reveals an intriguing political history and a life of compassion’–Kirkus Reviews Rani Singh is a London-based journalist who has worked with BBC television and radio for over 15 years. She is known for her investigative reports and documentaries from India and Pakistan. She has commented on events in the region for CNN and NBC, and has written for The Observer News Service, The Spectator, Lloyd’s List, and The Huffington Post.
With an exclusive Author foreword for Indian readers. The former chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola provides an extraordinary inside look at the brand that has become an empire. This is the first book by a Coca-Cola CEO, and one with an extraordinary world-wide story. Neville Isdell was born in Northern Ireland, grew up in South Africa and has worked for Coca-Cola in Australia, the Philippines, Russia, Germany, India, South Africa and Turkey, putting out huge public relations fires (India and Turkey), opening markets (Russia, Eastern ISBN: 9780312617950 Europe, Philippines and Africa), championing Muhtar Imprint: St Martinâ€™s Press Kent, the current Turkish-American CEO, while living the ideal of corporate responsibility.Coca-Cola is the Category: leading soft drink in more than 200 countries. Along Business & Memoir the way Isdell helped Coca-Cola completely re-gild a Extent: 288pp tarnished brand image. Newsy without being gossipy; principled without being preachy. Format: Hardback
Price: `499 Neville Isdell is the former Chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Co. Originally from Northern Ireland, Isdell grew up in Zambia and was educated in South Africa. He now lives with wife in Atlanta, France and Barbados.
ISBN: 9781447210894 Imprint: Alexian Publishers Category: Religion & Spirituality Extent: 144pp Format: Paperback (+DVD) Price: `399 The message of Tantra endorses Osho’s understanding—that only through total acceptance of ourselves can we grow. Osho speaks on Tantra meditation techniques, let-go and surrender, and tantric love and spirituality in sex. The Tantra message is – don’t live a repressed life, otherwise you don’t live at all. Live a life of expression, creativity, joy.
ISBN: 9781447210870 Imprint: Alexian Publishers Category: Religion & Spirituality Extent: 144pp Format: Paperback (+DVD) Price: `399 In Zen - Its History and Teachings, Osho explains the origins and development of Zen. He provides a context for those who have not been born in the Zen tradition, introducing them to a new approach to existence. With stunning photography, the book gives the reader a better understanding of Zen, but Osho insists one must experience it through meditation to fully comprehend its power.
ISBN: 9781447210863 Imprint: Alexian Publishers Category: Religion & Spirituality Extent: 144pp Format: Paperback (+DVD) Price: `399 Osho takes the reader on an exciting journey into the life and world of Prince Gautam Siddhartha, who became the Buddha. He explains his teaching in the tradition of a great story-teller and brings them into the present times. Lively and lifelike, with unconventional wit and deep insight, as only a true spiritual teacher can show, he leads us step by step through the secrets and subtleties of the “world religion without God”. Beautiful pictures tune the reader to the inner quality of Buddha’s spirituality and prepare the way for the experience of meditation.
ISBN: 9781447210887 Imprint: Alexian Publishers Category: Religion & Spirituality Extent: 144pp Format: Paperback (+DVD) Price: `399 Osho takes the reader on an exciting journey into the world of Lao Tzu, Chuang Tzu Lieh Tzu and Ko Hsuan, the world of TAO. Taoism is one of the four major traditions of China. According to Osho, ”Tao is nomethod, simple spontaneity—living life according to nature with no fight.” The 3000-year-old Taoist message of self-realization come alive through the stories of these Chinese mystics. Osho describes Tao as “the pathless path” because, he says, it has a different quality, the quality of freedom, anarchy and chaos.
From the world’s foremost Russian historian comes a break-out book in the tradition of Agent Zig Zag. In the immediate aftermath of the Russian Revolution, the Western powers were anxious to prevent the spread of Bolshevism across Europe. Lenin and Trotsky were equally anxious that the Communist vision they were busy introducing in Russia should do just that. But neither side knew anything about the other. The revolution and Russia’s withdrawal from the First World War had ensured a diplomatic exodus from Moscow and the usual routes to vital information had been closed off. Into this void ISBN: 9781447202004 stepped an extraordinary collection of opportunists, Imprint: Macmillan journalists and spies – sometimes indeed journalists Category: History who were spies and vice versa: in Moscow Britain’s Arthur Ransome, the American John Reed and Sidney Extent: 424pp Format: Trade Paperback Reilly –‘Ace of Spies’– all traded information and brokered deals between Russia and the West; in Price: `650 Berlin, Paris and London, the likes of Maxim Litvinov, Adolf Ioffe and Kamenev tried to infiltrate the political elite and influence foreign policy to the Bolsheviks’ advantage. Robert Service, acclaimed historian and one of our finest commentators on matters Soviet, turns his meticulous eye to this ragtag group of people and, with narrative flair and impeccable research, reveals one of the great untold stories of the twentieth century. Robert Service is a Fellow of the British Academy and of St Antony’s College, Oxford. He has written several books, including the highly acclaimed Lenin: A Biography, Russia: Experiment with a People , Stalin: A Biography and Comrades: A History of World Communism , as well as many other books on Russia’s past and present. His most recent book, Trotsky: A Biography was awarded the 2009 Duff Cooper Prize.
Highly acclaimed expert on Russian history, and winner of the Duff Cooper Prize
Imprint: Pan, Format: Paperback, Price: `450
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The explosive international bestseller Inspiration to the eponymous blockbuster film, Roberto Saviano’s groundbreaking and utterly compelling book is a major international bestseller and has to date sold 750,000 copies in Italy alone. Since publishing his searing expose of their criminal activities, the author has received so many death threats from the Camorra that he has been assigned police protection. Known by insiders as ‘the System’, the Camorra, an organized crime network with a global reach and large stakes in construction, high fashion, illicit drugs and toxic-waste disposal, exerts a malign grip on cities and villages along the Neapolitan ISBN: 9780330450997 coast and is the deciding factor in why Campania has Imprint: Pan the highest murder rate in all of Europe and why Category: True Crime cancer levels there have skyrocketed in recent years.
Extent: 424pp Format: Paperback Price: `399
In pursuit of his subject, Saviano worked as an assistant at a Chinese textile manufacturer and on a construction site, both controlled by ‘the System’, and
as a waiter at a Camorra wedding. Born in Naples, he recalls seeing his first murder at the age of fourteen, and how his own father, a doctor, suffered a brutal beating for trying to help an eighteen-year-old victim, left for dead in the street. Gomorrah is both a bold and engrossing piece of investigative writing and one heroic young man’s impassioned story of a place under the rule of a murderous organization. Robert Saviano was born in Naples, where he still lives. This is his first book.
In this revelatory examination of the most overlooked force that is changing the face of China, the Oxford historian and scholar of modern Asia Karl Gerth shows that as the Chinese consumer goes, so goes the world. While Americans and Europeans have become increasingly worried about China’s competition for manufacturing jobs and energy resources, they have overlooked an even bigger story: China’s rapid development of an American-style consumer culture, which is revolutionizing the lives of hundreds of millions of Chinese and has the potential to reshape the world. This change is already well under way. China has become the world's largest consumer of everything ISBN: 9780809026890 from automobiles to beer and has begun to adopt such Imprint: Hill and Wang consumer habits as living in large single-occupancy homes, shopping in gigantic malls, and eating meatCategory: based diets served in fast-food outlets. Even rural Business & Politics Chinese, long the laggards of consumerism, have been Extent: 272pp buying refrigerators, televisions, mobile phones, and Format: Trade Paperback larger houses in unprecedented numbers. As China Goes, So Goes the World reveals why we should all Price: `TBC care about the everyday choices made by ordinary Chinese. Taken together, these seemingly small changes are deeper and more profound than the headline-grabbing stories on military budgets, carbon emissions, or trade disputes. ‘Nuanced, balanced and accessible – essential reading for anyone trying to make sense of China today.’ —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Karl Gerth teaches modern Chinese history at Oxford University.
An inspiring and heartbreaking book that will change the way you look at yourself, your life and the world around you This is a story about life, death, healing and cancer. It is a story about a doctor diagnosed with a brain tumour in his early 30s who started a crusade to inform people about the disease and inspire them to take responsibility for their health. It is a story about a man who bravely overcame cancer against the odds. It is a story about the cancer returning and being told you only have 18 months to live. It is a story about saying goodbye. But most of all, it is a story about living. In this unsentimental and humbling memoir celebrated neuroscientist and psychiatrist David Servan-Schreiber discusses his diagnosis, his emotions, his fears, his hopes and his legacy. He recounts stories from his life and takes us with him on this extraordinary journey as he shows us not only how to live, how to take care of ourselves and how to fight for survival, but ultimately, how to die gracefully. This inspiring and heartbreaking book will change the way you look at yourself, your life and the world around you.
ISBN: 9780230763722 Imprint: Rodale Category: Inspirational Memoir & Self-Help Extent: 144pp Format: Hardback Price: `550
David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD, was a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and co-founder of the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His first book, Healing Without Freud or Prozac was an international bestseller, and his second book, Anticancer, was a number one international bestseller. After a twenty year battle with cancer, David Servan-Schreiber passed away in July 2011.
ISBN: 9781447211464 Imprint: Rodale Category: Inspirational Memoir & Self-Help Extent: 304pp Format: Paperback Price: `450
ISBN: 9781905744848 Imprint: Rodale Category: Inspirational Memoir & Self-Help Extent: 288pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `535
The book of the radio series The BBC Radio 4 series, A Point of View, has been on the air since 2007. Over the years, it’s had a variety of presenters – including the national treasure that is Clive James – talking for ten minutes about anything and everything that has captured their imagination, piqued their interest, raised their blood pressure or just downright incensed them that week. Of all the presenters, Clive James was a clear favourite, and now, for the first time, his original pieces – sixty in total – and all new postscripts are collected together in one volume.
ISBN: 9780330534383 Imprint: Picador Category: Anthology & Humour Extent: 400pp Format: Hardback Price: `699
Read along with Clive as he reflects on everything from wheelie bins to plastic surgery, Elizabeth Hurley to the Olympics, 24 to Damien Hirst, Harry Potter to giving up smoking, car parks to Chinese elections, Britain’s Got Talent to the expenses scandal – and plenty more besides.
Essentially a chronicle of life in twenty-first century Britain, Clive James’s A Point of View is informed and informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking – but above all, entertaining. In fact, in short, it’s a damn good read. Clive James is the author of more than thirty books. As well as essays, he has published collections of literary and television criticism, travel writing, verse and novels, plus five volumes of autobiography. As a television performer he appeared regularly for both the BBC and ITV, and has also been a regular presenter on BBC Radio–including A Point of View. In 1992 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia and in 2003 he was awarded the Philip Hodgins memorial medal for literature.
ISBN: 9780330457378 Imprint: Picador Category: Memoir Extent: 288pp Format: Paperback Price: `399
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The one book that no stargazer should be without The 2012 edition of the Yearbook of Astronomy celebrates Sir Patrick Moore’s remarkable fifty-year tenure on the book with a selection of the best writing to have appeared in its pages, and a special picture section showing the most important and astonishing astronomical photographs from the era. It also contains all of the usual excellent features: articles by some of the world’s top astronomers, an authoritative collection of charts and astronomical data, and a month-by-month guide to events in the ISBN: 9780230759848 coming year: planets, eclipses, comets, meteors, nebulae and phases of the moon. Imprint: Macmillan
Category: Annual & Reference Extent: 544pp Format: Hardback Price: `850
‘The sort of book that beggars the reviewer’s powers of expression . . . These charts are masterpieces of clarity and detail . . . Indispensable’–Astronomy & Space ‘Patrick Moore is the reason I’m in science’–Professor Brian cox
Sir Patrick Moore is the world’s best-known living astronomer, and has written more than 60 books on the subject. In 2001 he received a Knighthood, won a BAFTA for his services to television and became a member of the celebrated Royal Society. He lives in Selsey, Sussex. Professor John Mason MBE is a world authority on astronomy. He has coedited the Yearbook of Astronomy with Patrick Moore for more than ten years.
November 2011 Childrenâ€™s titles
The third book in the moving and uplifting Riley Bloom series, exploring one girl’s adventures in the afterlife - from the best-selling author of The Immortals. All I wanted, all I’d ever dreamed of, was to be thirteen.But then I died. Riley Bloom’s afterlife is about as good as it gets, except she’ll never be a teenager. Riley desperately wants speak to her older sister, Ever, and ask her advice. Ever is still alive and the only way Riley can reach her is to search for Dreamland – a place where ghosts can jump into dreams and talk to their loved ISBN: 9781447200468 ones. But when she finally gets there Riley discovers that Dreamland isn’t as heavenly as it sounds. In fact, Imprint: MCB it’s a total nightmare.
Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 208pp Format: Paperback Price: `250
Alyson Noël lives in Orange County, California. She is a #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Immortals series, she has written numerous teen novels-Faking 19, Art Geeks And Prom Queens, Laguna Cove, Kiss & Blog, Saving Zoe And Cruel Summer-along with the adult novel Fly Me To The Moon.
ISBN: 9780330526913 Imprint: MCB Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 208pp Format: Paperback Price: `250
ISBN: 9780330530385 Imprint: MCB Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 208pp Format: Paperback Price: `250
On the surface, 17-year-old Alex has it made-she is beautiful and smart. Plus, she’s best friends with M., the absolutely most popular girl in school. Feeling bored with their affluent Orange County suburban town, Alex and M. decide to check out L.A.’s glitzy nightlife scene. Claiming to be 19, Alex and M. meet Trevor and Connor, two rich 21-year-old guys. At first, Alex can’t believe her luck-she gets to hang out with a hot, older guy at fancy Hollywood houseparties and downtown L.A. clubs. These weekend trips into the city become the perfect distraction for Alex, who is secretly struggling with her failing senior year grades, her absentee father, and her clueless mom.
ISBN: 9780312676827 Imprint: St Martin’s Griffin Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 224pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `325
However, after the initial fun wears off for Alex, she is forced to reevaluate her friendship with M., who is hiding some secrets beneath her perfect Burberry-clad exterior . . . ‘Noël manages to create characters that I can identify with. 5 Stars.’–Teens Read Too
Alyson Noël is the author of the #1 New York Times best-selling Immortals series and six previous novels for St. Martin’s Press. She lives in Laguna Beach, California, where she is at work on her next book. Visit her on the web at www.alysonnoel.com.
ISBN: 9780312619220 Imprint: St Martin’s Griffin Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 240pp Format: Trade Paperback Price: `325
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A beautiful and fantastic tale of magic, enchantment and freedom from a master storyteller and illustrator of children’s books. ‘Must be one of the most beautiful picture books of the year. Its story of how orphan Ahmed discovers a golden egg which hatches into a little girl deserves to become a classic.’–Independent ‘Jane Ray’s magical Ahmed and the Feather Girl is gloriously illustrated with birds, stars, bunting and acrobats in sumptuous colour.’–Sunday Times
ISBN: 9781847802323 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Category: Picture Book Extent: 32pp Format: Paperback Price: `199
Ahmed is a poor orphan boy who lives with a travelling circus, working for cruel Madame Saleem, the circus-owner. But his life is changed when he finds a beautiful egg in the forest, and brings it back to the circus. From the egg hatches a child, a little girl called Aurelia, a child who, as she grows, sprouts soft feathers that turn into wings. But Madame Saleem keeps Aurelia in a cage, to be her top attraction at the circus, and never lets her out. Ahmed knows he must free Aurelia the Feather Girl from her cruel cage or she will die. One night he creeps into Madame Saleem’s caravan, takes the key to Aurelia’s cage and lets her fly free. Now Ahmed’s life becomes even harder, as the circus-owner takes revenge for losing her star attraction. But one night Aurelia comes to him in a dream and brings him a feather... and Ahmed begins to hope again. Jane Ray graduated from Middlesex University in 3D Design. She began her career designing greetings cards, book jackets and posters. Gradually, however, she moved towards children’s book illustration, especially fairy tales, mythology and folktales. Jane’s first picture book for Frances Lincoln was Jinnie Ghost with Berlie Doherty, which was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. Her other acclaimed picture books include The King of Capri with Jeanette Winterson, Romeo and Juliet with Michael Rosen, and The Dolls’ House Fairy and Snow White, which she both wrote and illustrated. She lives with her family in North London.
LEAD – the age-old Diwali story, with two bilingual editions!
An exciting children’s retelling of the epic story known in different versions throughout India as The Ramayana. Rama marries beautiful Sita, but Ravana, the tenheaded, twenty-armed Demon King, falls in love with her too. He captures her and takes her in his chariot to the Demon Kingdom, Lanka. Rama has to find a way to rescue Sita, and he seeks the help of the monkey general Hanuman and Jambuvan, the King of the Bears…. A timeless story, whose beautiful end tells of how ISBN: 9781847802330 people put out lamps to light Rama and Sita’s pathway Imprint: Frances Lincoln home: the heart of the Hindu festival of Diwali.
Category: Picture Book Extent: 64pp Format: Paperback Price: `225 Sally Pomme Clayton is an internationally acclaimed storyteller. She tours throughout Britain and internationally, performing at the British Museum, the Barbican and Southbank Centre. She writes for BBC Radio and theatre. Her first book for Frances Lincoln was Tales Told in Tents, followed by Amazons! and Persephone. Sophie Herxheimer is a painter and printmaker who loves stories. Her paintings and prints have been exhibited in the National Portrait Gallery, the South Bank and the Whitworth Gallery, Manchester amongst other galleries. This is her third book with Sally Pomme Clayton for Frances Lincoln following Tales Told in Tents and Amazons! Punjabi and English by Jessica Souhami
Bengali and English by Jessica Souhami
ISBN: 9781845073848 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Category: Picture Book Extent: 36pp Format: Paperback Price: `250
ISBN: 9781845074173 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Category: Picture Book Extent: 36pp Format: Paperback Price: `250
An honest story about family stress, adjusting to change and keeping secrets - reissued with an eye-catching new look. Rediscover the original queen of teen! Tony Miglione is thirteen, and his family lives in a cramped house in New Jersey. But then his Dad invents something that makes them rich, and they move to a luxury home in Long Island. But being rich brings it’s own problems - Tony’s Grandma feels useless when she doesn’t have to cook any more, and his mum is obsessed with impressing the neighbours, but Tony knows the boy next door isn’t as perfect as he looks. The only upside to his new life is that his ISBN: 9781447202905 neighbour Lisa keeps undressing with the light on. As Imprint: MCB he tries to adjust to his new life Tony starts to suffer Category: Teen Fiction from anxiety attacks and wishes everything would just Extent: 176pp be normal again?
Format: Paperback Price: `250
For several decades Judy Blume has been winning legions of fans around the world with her stories. More than 75 million copies of her books have been sold, and her work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. She receives thousands of letters every month from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her. Judy lives on islands up and down the east coast of America with her husband. Now available in a brand new look for a generation of new readers!
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Follow the trail of a small wooden elephant in this fairy tale full of hope and wonder, designed for readers gaining in confidence. A small wooden elephant is gathering dust in an old house, dreaming of a beautiful white palace, when he’s flung into an adventure and finds himself helping three children: Sara, a shy young musician, Nita, who has something to prove, and Jack, who’s angry with his mum’s new boyfriend. Leaving happiness in his wake – and making several small, whiskery friends along the way – the elephant goes on a magical journey across India, and finally fulfils his dream of seeing the Taj Mahal.
ISBN: 9781406336979 An engaging first novel for the newly independent Imprint: Walker reader, extensively illustrated to help build reading confidence. Category: Fantasy Extent: 128pp Format: Paperback Price: `199 Penny Dolan is a children’s writer and storyteller living in North Yorkshire. A writer of picture books and fiction (including Mr Pod and Mr Piccalilli, illustrated by Nick Sharratt), she has two grown-up children and one rather bad cat. Helen Craig is the joint creator, with Katharine Holabird, of the hugely popular Angelina Ballerina series, now a popular TV series. An acclaimed illustrator, she also wrote and illustrated The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, which was shortlisted for the 1992 Nestle Smarties Book Prize. Helen lives in Cambridge.
The first companion guide to the best-selling The Hunger Games trilogy–soon to be a major motion picture!
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ISBN: 9781447209973 Imprint: MCB Category: Reference Extent: 256pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
With a bio of the author, fascinating facts, and insight into the three-book series and its main themes-from the nature of evil, weaponry, rebellions, and surviving the end of the world-this companion guide will give millions of readers the insider information that they’ve been waiting for since book one! New York Times best-selling author of the Twilight Companion, Lois Gresh, once again gives readers the opportunity to go beyond their favorite novels and learn the fascinating facts behind the fiction. Lois H. Gresh is the author of more than twenty books, including The Unofficial Twilight Companion, The Fan’s Guide to The Spiderwick Chronicles and The Truth Behind A Series of Unfortunate Events. She lives in upstate New York.
ISBN: 9780330510899 Imprint: MCB Category:Reference Extent: 256pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
The first two hilarious adventures of a cheeky, loveable hero–now in one volume! According to ten-year-old Hank Zipzer, there are many reasons why he shouldn’t have to do homework, e.g. every pen he owns has run out of ink, his thoughts are controlled by alien beings, he’s allergic to lined paper . . . Or could it just be that Hank has dyslexia and doesn’t want to look stupid? In this bind-up of the first two highly popular books in the series, Hank’s ingenious plans to avoid doing his homework end in comic disaster as he accidentally floods his classroom and causes mayhem in his mum’s deli, The Crunchy Pickle . . . by trying to hide his school report in the meat grinder!
ISBN: 9781406340273 Imprint: Walker Category: 8+ Fiction Extent: 336pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
New York Times best-selling series from actorturned-writer Henry “The Fonz” Winkler from the TV show ‘Happy Days’ and acclaimed children’s writer Lin Oliver All new illustrations and fully Anglicized text An engaging, inventive hero for the reluctant boy reader
Henry is the ambassador of children’s newspaper First News’ My Way campaign, which aims to promote greater understanding of children with learning difficulties. He was awarded an OBE in 2011. ‘Boys who struggle in school will especially appreciate the story, but this enjoyable, fast-paced novel will draw other children as well.’–Booklist ‘Humor, magic, a school bully, a pet dachshund named Cheerio, and a pet iguana that slurps soup at dinner add up to a fun novel with something for everyone.’–School Library Journal Henry Winkler is an actor, producer and director. He is probably most famous for his role as the Fonz in the 1970s US television sitcom Happy Days. But if you ask him what he is most proud of, he would say, “Writing the Hank Zipzer books with my partner, Lin Oliver.” He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Stacey, their three children and two dogs. Lin Oliver is a writer and producer of movies, books and television programmes for children. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Alan, and their three children.
New Editions of the best-selling series
Meet Judy Moody, her little “bother” Stink, her best friend Rocky and her “pest” friend Frank Pearl. Judy has a mood for every occasion, but when a new teacher gives the class a “Me” collage project, Judy has so much fun that she nearly forgets to be moody at all!
ISBN: 9781406336993 Imprint: Walker Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 160pp Format: Paperback Price: `165 In this second title about the double-rare, waycool Judy Moody, she’s in the mood for fame and fortune! But could her efforts end up making her more infamous then ever? Good moods, bad moods, can’t-stand-Jessica-Finch moods – Judy Moody has a mood for every occasion! This time Judy’s in a jealous mood – jealous of Jessica Finch, who has got her picture on the front page of the newspaper. So Judy sets off in pursuit of her own fame and fortune. But she’d better watch out – all her efforts could just end up making her more infamous than ever!
ISBN: 9781406337020 Imprint: Walker Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 160pp Format: Paperback Price: `165 38
New Editions of the best-selling series
Where would the world be without Judy Moody? Watch her whip the planet into shape in the third in the bestselling Judy Moody series. Judy’s learning about the environment in class. When she hears about the threats to the rainforest and endangered species – not to mention her own family’s poor recycling habits – Judy’s soon in the mood to whip the planet into shape. She decides that her class needs a way to replace the trees they destroy for pencils. One bottle drive later and they’ve raised enough money to plant a hundred trees and won the ISBN: 9781406337006 Giraffe award – for sticking their necks out for a good cause!
Imprint: Walker Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 160pp Format: Paperback Price: `165
Judy Moody has a mood for every occasion and now she has a mood ring to prove it! But will “Madame M” (for Moody) be correct in her predictions in this fourth book in the best-selling series? Judy’s mood ring has Extra Special Powers, which have put Judy in a predicting mood. But when Judy wrongly predicts a 110% result in her spelling test she begins to think that all her predictions are fictions. She has one last chance to prove her psychic abilities. Is her teacher, Mr Todd, really in love? All signs point to yes.
ISBN: 9781406337013 Imprint: Walker Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 160pp Format: Paperback Price: `165
TV tie-in edition Now with a fantastic redesigned cover to tie in with the brand-new JUST WILLIAM BBC television series! ‘I din’ take it,’ William said. ‘Ethel took it. She - she sort of can’t help herself. I always,’ he added virtuously, ‘try’n put back the things she’s took.’ It all started with a rare event: William Brown read a book. And now he feels inspired to save his sister from a life of crime. The road to disaster is paved with William’s good intentions. Ethel’s behaviour has been rather odd - more so than is usual in a girl. But William, the Brown family’s moral guardian, is ISBN: 9780330545259 determined to ‘reform’ her - whatever the consequences . . . Imprint: MCB
Category: Teen Fiction Extent: 336pp Format: Paperback Price: `250 Richmal Crompton was born in Lancashire in 1890. The first story about William Brown appeared in Home magazine in 1919, and the first collection of William stories was published in book form three years later. In all, thirty-eight William books were published, the last one in 1970, after Richmal Crompton's death.
Flirt Club is that rare commodity: a highly commercial tween novel about love and lust with a heart, a brain, and a whole lot more. Told entirely through notes passed in school, diary entries, and the occasional email, it’s the story of two self-professed middle school drama geeks Isabelle and Annie (a.k.a. Cisco and The Bean) and their sweet, awkward, and painful attempts at romance. When all else fails they start Flirt Club, an after school support group for similarly afflicted friends who decide to take decisive and strategic action with hilarious and touching results. ‘Told through the girls’ locker notes, lists, and journal ISBN: 9781596435728 entries, this entertaining read features peppy prose, Imprint: Roaring Brook humour, and on-target issues, such as dealing with insecurities, heartbreak, mean girls, and physicalCategory: Romance relationship pressures.’–Booklist
Extent: 288pp Format: Hardback Price: `550
Cathleen Daly is a writer and performance artist who lives in the Bay Area outside San Francisco. For readers 12 and up.
Captain Hook is back! Tinker Bell and Terence travel to a strange forest in Never Land to pick bananas for the Fairies of Pixie Hollow. But Captain Hook and his crew have already plundered the fruit! Yes, they have no bananas! Tinker Bell and Terence must sneak onto Captain Hook’s ship and take the bananas back to Pixie Hollow without getting caught! Featuring four more stories starring Tinker Bell, Prilla, Vidia, and the rest of the Disney Fairies.
ISBN: 9781597072403 Imprint: Papercutz Category: Graphic Novel Extent: 54pp Format: Paperback Price: `260 Papercutz presents the comics adaptation of the upcoming Disney DVD Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue. The fairies of Pixie Hollow live in peace, their existence unknown to the outer world. But when Tinker Bell is trapped in a jar by a curious girl in the world of “clumsies” (what fairies call humans), the other fairies must join together to rescue her and keep their existence from humans a secret!
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Rebecca is a six and a half year-old girl who is out of luck – her parents are on the verge of divorce and she is always getting sick due to a weak immune system. One rainy day Rebecca’s luck changes when she meets a magical microbe named Ernest, who becomes her best friend! Ernest is no regular germ—he’s about the same height as Rebecca and he can talk. Can Rebecca keep her parents together with the help of her new friend? And can anyone really have a friend who belongs in a Petri dish?
ISBN: 9781597072762 Imprint: Papercutz Category: Graphic Novel Extent: 48pp Format: Hardback Price: `399
For readers ages 6 to 11.
Nina is a girl in middle school with a little brother and a single mom who barely has enough time to spend with her. Put down at school by nasty cliques, Nina’s life is not much fun. All this changes when a magical fairy named Sybil turns up in Nina’s backpack! Sybil and Nina have a blast giving Nina’s tormentors a taste of their own medicine. There’s only one problem: demons from the magical world that Sybil comes from have followed her to our dimension, and they’re out to cause some damage of their own! For readers ages 6 to 11.
ISBN: 9781597072854 Imprint: Papercutz Category: Graphic Novel Extent: 48pp Format: Hardback Price: `399
‘Finely crafted and unusually dynamic . . . A far cry from the conventionally sweet stories about fairies.’–Booklist (starred review) What would happen to a fairy if she lost her wings and could no longer fly? Flory, a young night fairy still getting used to her wings, is about to find out. What she discovers is that the world is very big and very dangerous, but Flory is fierce and willing to do whatever it takes to survive. If that means telling others what to do, so be it. Flory soon finds, though, that not every creature is willing to bend to her demands. In this exhilarating adventure, Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz and renowned miniaturist Angela Barrett have created a thoroughly original fairy ISBN: 9781406331387 who is a true force of nature.
Imprint: Walker Category: Picture Book Extent: 128pp Format: Paperback Price: `250
Luminous full-colour illustrations from Angela Barrett. A new classic from Newbery Award Winner Laura Amy Schlitz.
Laura Amy Schlitz is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village, illustrated by Robert Byrd. She is also the author of A Drowned Maiden’s Hair: A Melodrama; The Hero Schliemann: The Dreamer Who Dug for Troy; and The Bearskinner: A Story of the Brothers Grimm, a retelling illustrated by Max Grafe. She lives in Baltimore, USA, where she is a librarian at the Park School. Angela Barrett studied at the Royal College of Art in England with Quentin Blake and is one of Britain’s most highly acclaimed illustrators. She has won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize and the W. H. Smith Illustration Award for her work and has illustrated more than twenty-five books for children, including classic tales, fairy tales, biographies, story collections and picture books. She lives in London.
Emma Chichester Clark brings a new humour and warmth to the beloved story of naughty Goldilocks. When the three bears go for a family stroll while their porridge cools, naughty little Goldilocks sees her chance to sneak into their house and play amongst the bears’ things. But what will happen when the bears return? This tale of delightful impudence is sure to charm every young reader. Emma Chichester Clark’s trademark charming illustrations make her retelling of the classic folk tale of Goldilocks’ misadventures ISBN: 9781406330755 with the three bears a true book to treasure.
Imprint: Walker Category: Picture Book Extent: 40pp Format: Paperback Price: `299
‘A gem of a book, bringing the familiar story bang up to date . . . Great stuff.’–Angels and Urchins
When the impish Mouse comes to spend the night, Bear is in for a rude–and very funny– awakening in this irresistible bedtime story starring the unlikely pair. Bear must have absolute quiet when he goes to bed. He likes to set out his glass of water, adjust his nightcap, fluff up his favourite pillow and then drift peacefully off to sleep. But the effervescent Mouse, small and grey and bright-eyed, finds it terribly hard ISBN: 9781406332056 to be as quiet as a . . . well, you know. With masterfully Imprint: Walker paced slapstick humour, droll repartee and comic Category: Picture Book visual detail, A Bedtime for Bear sees the Extent: 48pp curmudgeonly Bear and his irrepressible friend Mouse Format: Paperback return in a third wry adventure that will have readers of all ages laughing in recognition. Price: `250 The longed-for return of the hilariously mismatched pair from the best-selling and award-winning A Visitor for Bear. Another terrific read-aloud picture book that’s perfect at any time–not least bedtime! On publication this was Amazon’s ‘Best of the Month’.
Discover what five amazing machines can do in this spectacular pop-up book of trucks. Have you ever wondered how car transporters are loaded, or what happens to your rubbish after the truck collects from your house? Find out why cement trucks have to hurry to the building site and which is the biggest ever monster truck. With factfiles, photos, flaps and an amazing pop on every page, step inside the world of trucks and prepare to be amazed!
ISBN: 9781406314991 Imprint: Walker Category: Picture Book Extent: 10pp Format: Hardback Price: `550
Like sharks? Like pants? Like to see a shark IN pants? Then Hooey Higgins is the series for you! Welcome to a land called Shrimpton-on-Sea where the folks are a bit unusual and you can make friends with Hooey, Twig, Will and Dingbat the dog. Are they naughty, slightly scruffy boys? Yes they are. Will they do anything for a few quid? Yes they will. What’s so unusual about that, then? Well, it all starts with the giant chocolate egg, and then there’s catching the ISBN: 9781406322347 shark in the flowery duvet cover and then Twig dresses up as a sea-urchin and gets chased through Imprint: MCB the knicker shop by Basbo the bully (boo, he’s mean!) Category: Picture Books and then there’s the big explosion and everything. But Extent: 112pp it all makes sense when you read it.
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