Kind is the new brave! In this companion to her bestselling Fairytales for Feisty Girls, renowned kid hero and feisty author Susannah McFarlane presents an illustrated collection of 'tilted' fairytales featuring kind boys with big hearts.
Damien Cave: (New York Times bureau chief in Sydney & friend of Bookoccino) "This often-oversimplified classic raises difficult questions about Australia's elites that are still worth asking. Are Australians, for example, still 'a largely non-contemplative people' who have "a limited view of t ...Show more
500 Fluorescent Origamis is pocket-sized origami book with 500 pages and basic folding instructions. Its two companion books are: 500 Irresistible Origamis (9780228101505) 500 Fun Origamis (9780228101482) Each of these books features 250 double-sided origami papers decorated with original designs and ...Show more
This tragedy tells of a power-hungry Scottish nobleman and his lady, and the price they pay for violently seizing the royal throne. Books in this new, illustrated series present complete texts of Shakespeare's plays. However, the lines are set up so students can see the bard's original poetic phrases pr ...Show more
As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) knew how quickly political fortunes could rise and fall. The Princeis his controversial handbook about the dynamics of power, leadership and strategy. Machiavelli's shrewd argument that sometimes it is necessar ...Show more
Originally designed as a story for boys, Stevenson's novel is narrated by the teenage Jim Hawkins, who outwits a gang of murderous pirates led by that unforgettable avatar of amorality, Long John Silver. But Treasure Islandhas also had great appeal for adult readers and was admired by Mark Twain, Rudyar ...Show more
Simon Winchester'sThe Surgeon of Crowthorne was an international bestseller and tells an extraordinary true story of murder, madness and an extraordinary friendship in the nineteenth century. It is the tale of James Murray, the compiler of the first Oxford English Dictionary, and his most valued he ...Show more
An unsung classic of nineteenth-century Russian literature, Karolina Pavlova's A Double Life alternates prose and poetry to offer a wry picture of Russian aristocratic society and vivid dreams of escaping its strictures. Pavlova combines rich narrative prose that details balls, tea parties, and horsebac ...Show more
The heir to his grandfather's considerable fortune, Anthony Patch is led astray from the path to gainful employment by the temptations of the 1920s Jazz Age. His descent into dissolution and profligacy is accelerated by his marriage to the attractive but turbulent Gloria, and the couple soon discover th ...Show more
Introduce children to the traditional song, The Twelve Days of Christmas, in this beautiful new book, featuring illustrations by Britta Teckentrup. The peep-through pages reveal each new Christmas gift, creating a stunning layered effect. A perfect gift for your true love!
Banned and vindicated, condemned and lauded, Lady Chatterley's Lover is D.H. Lawrence's seminal novel of illicit passion and forbidden desire. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with notes by Michael Squires and an introduction by Doris Lessing.Lady Constance Chatterley feels trapped in her sexless ...Show more
Out of his smoke-filled rooms in Baker Street stalks a figure to cause the criminal classes to quake in their boots and rush from their dens of iniquity . . . The twelve mysteries gathered in this first collection of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson's adventures reveal the brilliant consulting detective a ...Show more