Perfect books to give at Christmas.
With original artwork by the artists who illustrated the iconic “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” books, “I Am a Rebel Girl” will help all the rebel girls in your life embrace their own potential with joy and determination and become agents of change.
Oi! Where are duck-billed platypuses meant to sit?
And Kookaburras and hippopotamuses and all the other animals with impossible to rhyme with names…
Over to you Frog!
Two angry triceratops preparing to lock horns. A threatened velociraptor standing tall, waving its wildly feathered arms. And, almost tenderly, a pair of duck-billed parasauropholuses feeling spring in the air and nuzzling. Flipping through these pages is as close as we’ll ever get to watching actual footage from earth’s distant past.
Designed to harness children’s spontaneous philosophical instinct and to develop it through introductions to some of the most vibrant and essential philosophical ideas of history Big Ideas for Curious Minds takes us to meet leading figures of philosophy from around the world and from all eras – and shows us how their ideas continue to matter.
From ancient world laws laid down by King Hammurabi and the mighty Persian empire, to terrifying huns, the rise of Europe, two world wars and politics today, The Silk Roads moves through time and history sewing together the threads from different peoples, empires and continents into a phenomenal history of the globe.
Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore… Step inside the pages of this beautiful book to discover galleries of galactic matter, expertly curated to bring you the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the comfort of your own home.
Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Amelia Earhart to Michelle Obama. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don’t need rescuing.
From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him.
Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his daemon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by the name of La Belle Sauvage) is the Godstow Priory where the nuns live. Malcolm learns they have a guest with them; a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua .
This gorgeous, large-format book is filled with clever cutouts exploring every detail of the organs, systems and senses that make up that most marvellous of machines, the human body. This fact-filled journey is illustrated by Hélène Druvert, the acclaimed creator of the award-winning Paris Up, Up and Away and Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away. Her father, a doctor, has contributed the text, which is perfectly pitched at children of nine and over.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s brand-new picture book is a jubilant celebration of animals who are often rather unloved. The funny, heart-warming rhyme is a joy to read aloud, while bold, comical illustrations bring the savannah spectacularly to life.