Every Living Thing: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet (James H…


The fifth volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small

During his decades spent as a country vet in Yorkshire, James Herriot has seen huge advances in medical science, technological leaps, and a world irrevocably changed by war. Yet some things have always stayed the same – gruff farmers, hypochondriac pet owners, and animals that never do quite what you expect them to. From a green young man in his first job in the 1930s, to an experienced…

The Invisible Man: H G Wells



For almost half a century H. G. Wells was an international phenomenon, the only writer of his time who could command an audience with both Roosevelt and Stalin.

His circle of friends included George Bernard Shaw, Rudyard Kipling, G. K. Chesterton, Somerset Maugham and, of course, the young Rebecca West, with whom he had a long-term affair — perhaps the most tempestuous and sparkling literary liaison of the century. Equally illustrious was his circle of enemies, including the indomitable…

Lift and Look Dinosaurs (Bloomsbury Activity Book)



Which dinosaur is as big as an elephant? Can you spot a dinosaur in the sky? And who made those big footprints? Lift the flaps to go on a dinosaur adventure! Meet several dinosaur characters and learn first words and fun facts in this brilliant, entertaining book. Bloomsbury’s Lift and Look board books are packed full of large cut-out flaps, especially designed for little hands. They also feature bright and beautiful illustrations and fun, engaging text which children will adore. Available…

Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Univ…



‘This terrific memoir… is utterly gripping’ Mail on Sunday

‘Read this book and be inspired to reach for the impossible’ Brian Greene

Many children dream of becoming an astronaut when they grow up, but when a six-year-old Mike Massimino saw Neil Armstrong walk on the moon he knew what he wanted to do when he became an adult. But NASA rejected him; then when he applied again they turned him down because of his poor eyesight. For the next year he trained his eyes to work better and…

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