Mark Twain's novels are filled with humor, wit, and astounding insight into the world of the 19th-century United States. Written entirely in the vernacular, these classic satirical tales exposed the bigotry and hypocrisy of American life. The cheerful Tom Sawyer, the goodnatured Huck Finn, the independent Hank Morgan, and the well-meaning Tom Canty are quintessential Twain characters, full of life, verve, and a sense of justice they often felt was missing from the world around them.
Included are four of his greatest and most popular novels: "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", "The Adventures of ...|
Do you have what it takes to be a maths magician? Yes, of course you do - and this action-packed book will prove it! Baffle your friends with mysterious number squares; measure the height of a tree using only shadows; and solve a mathematical spot-the-difference! While you're drawing, making, and playing, you'll be learning all kinds of exciting facts and ideas about the world of S.T.E.M. - science, technology, engineering, and maths. An awesome book for both boys and girls, aged 7+. ...|
Do you have what it takes to be a science detective? Yes, of course you do - and this action-packed book will prove it! Find the clues in a picture to catch a thief; follow the instructions on the page to extract DNA from strawberries (yes, really!); learn all about fingerprints; and doodle your own super-science crime lab! While you're drawing, making, and playing, you'll be learning all kinds of exciting facts and ideas about the world of S.T.E.M. - science, technology, engineering, and maths. An awesome book for both boys and girls, aged 7+. ...|
This illustrated collection of the classic fairy tales collected by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and translated by Margaret Hunt. Several illustrations by the famous Arthur Rackham accompany the text. The fairy tales included range from the ever-popular "Cinderella" and "Snow White" to the morbid "Hansel and Gretel" to the fantastic "King Thrushbeard". Containing morality lessons while often maintaining a darker side than most children's stories, these fairy tales make excellent reading for both children and adults. ...|
The essential introduction to the world of Harry Potter: three magical adventures in one beautiful box set.
Every great story has a great beginning. From the moment Harry Potter is deposited on the doorstep of number four, Privet Drive, with a swish of Albus Dumbledore's cloak and the words "Good luck, Harry", J.K. Rowling's irresistible storytelling pulls readers into an unforgettable, magical adventure. Harry Potter is a milestone in every child's reading journey and this gorgeous, collectable three-book set is the perfect introduction for new readers and young Muggles everywhere.
After being chased from the home of an upper-class young girl called Ellie, chimney-sweep Tom falls asleep and tumbles into a river. There he is transformed into a "water-baby" and his adventures truly begin. Beneath the surface, he enters a magical world full of strange and wonderful creatures, where he must prove his moral worth in order to earn what he truly desires.
One of the most unusual children's books ever written, "The Water-Babies", subtitled "A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby", was originally intended as a satire in support of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, and ...|
Complete and unabridged.
A pocket sized book - 10 x 15.5 cm. ... The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.
Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features a specially commissioned translation by Ros and Chloe Schwarz, as well as the charming original black and white illustrations by Saint-Exupery himself.
After crash-landing in the Sahara Desert, a pilot encounters a ...|
A Miscellany of Festive Stories. Edited by Becky Brown.
Complete and unabridged.
A pocket sized book - 10 x 15.5 cm. ... Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. This edition is introduced by Ned Halley and features charming illustrations by Alice Ercle Hunt.
Round About the Christmas Tree is the perfect Christmas gift for booklovers as all facets of the festive season are represented here in one gorgeous volume. This anthology shows what an ...|
This fantastic compendium of dinosaur tales includes four original fiction stories featuring a noisy T rex, a clumsy Ankylosaurus, a speedy Velociraptor and a ditzy Diplodocus. The large format allows the stunning full-bled artwork scenes to jump off the page, helping to engage and enthrall younger children as they delve into each story. ...
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GCSE Revision without the boring bits, from Newton's Laws to levitating frogs.
Illustrated by James Davies. ... Get Ahead in Physics covers the essentials for GCSE science in a book you can start and finish - without falling asleep in the middle! Each chapter is tied to a key topic for studying Physics.
the particle model of matter;
Along the way, hear fascinating TRUE stories of the Philosopher's Stone, radioactive energy drinks and a couple of levitating frogs...
Each chapter ends with an & ...|
The bestselling author of "A pinch of Magic".
A missing sister, a magical island and... ... Three sisters with a magical secret. A race against time to find a place that exists only in fairy tales. A journey that will take them into unimaginable danger... Set on a spellbinding adventure, from the bestselling author of "A pinch of Magic".
Emma Carroll ...|
Number 1 New York Times bestselling author.
They can only hurt you if you try to teach them. ... The Unteachables are a notorious class of misfits, delinquents, and academic train wrecks. They're so bad they've been removed from the student body and isolated in room 117.
Their teacher is Mr. Zachary Kermit, the most burned-out teacher in all of Greenwich. He's living for retirement, but the superintendent has his own plans to torpedo that idea - and it involves assigning him to the Unteachables...
The Unteachables never thought they'd find a teacher who had a worse attitude than they did. And Mr. ...|