From Bob Geldof to Winston Churchill, Jeremy Clarkson to Victor Meldrew, the world has always produced its share of grumpy, moody, pessimistic and world-weary types. We all know one! They like to groan and grumble, offering their own commentary on the shortcomings of modern life. Whether it is queues at the supermarket, the state of the health system, the price of a pint these days, the hairstyles..
Fans and collectors of Harry Potter and J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World will love this one-of-a-kind talking collectible of the free elf, Dobby.
* 3-inch figure of Dobby, mounted on a base. He speaks memorable lines from the Harry Potter films at the push of a button.
* 48-page book full of quotes and full-color photography
Here is the first officially licensed Harry Potter Collectible Quidditch Set that includes: 1 Quaffle, 2 Bludgers, 1 non-removable Snitch, and 1 16x24" collectible poster all showcased in a decorative Quidditch trunk. Includes lock and key for trunk...
The Harry Potter Golden Snitch Sticker Kit is inspired by Quidditch, a magical game from J.K. Rowling's wonderful world of witchcraft and wizardry. Now fans can celebrate the popular wizarding world game of Quidditch by displaying the Golden Snitch on the included stand and let their imagination take flight with the enclosed stickers from the 16-page book.
Hedwig was a gift to Harry Potter and the most resourceful of Snowy Owls, delivering messages throughout the film series and a constant companion to Harry. This deluxe keepsake features Hedwig in his cage with a 16-page book of vivid stickers that allows fans to relive the magic of a boy and his owl.
This deluxe kit was on sale since the highly anticipated release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II , in July 2011. In the movie, Harry and his friends are on a mission to seek and destroy Lord Voldemort's Horcruxes. This kit contains a replica of the elusive Horcrux locket and a book of photographic stickers highlighting elements of Harry, Ron, and Hermione's journey as they track..
This commemorative kit includes an 8-inch light-up replica of the wand belonging to the evil Lord Voldemort. The kit also includes a book of photographic stickers highlighting the most memorable battles with the Dark Lord.
Inspired by the mystical Pensieve concept from the films, The Harry Potter Pensieve Memory Set includes:
* Ultra-deluxe 176-page book with Pensieve dish embedded into the cover containing a misty liquid effect. The memory book will feature quotes from the Harry Potter films throughout
* 8-inch Dumbledore wand pen (ink tube is replaceable
* Two memory vials fashioned after those seen in the ..
With a continual stream of exciting releases from the Wizarding World leading to the launch of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in November 2016, Harry Potter fans young and old are as engaged as ever. Harry Potter Talking Sorting Hat and Sticker Book continues a magically successful program for Running Press. The kit includes a 3-inch miniature replica of the Sorting Hat, featur..
Celebrate the world of Harry Potter with the book of eight stickers. Then let your imagination spin back time with the collectable Time-Turner-featuring rotating inner rings and a functional hourglass-inspired by the Time-Turner used by Hermione Granger in the popular movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban .
". . . author Sarah Andersen uses hilarious (and adorable) comics to illustrate the very specific growing pains that occur on your way to becoming a mature, put-together grownup. Andersen’s spot-on illustrations also show how to navigate this newfound adulthood once you arrive, since maturity is equally as hard to maintain as it is to find … " --The Huffington Post
Sarah valiantly struggles w..
Following Historium, the latest edition in the Welcome to the Museum series, comes this fantastic companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and budding historians alike. Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad of activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and use their imagination to draw, deco..
Fascinating for Latin learners and for Tolkien fans of all ages, The Hobbit has been translated into Latin for the first time since its publication 75 years ago. In foramine terrae habitabat hobbitus. ('In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit.') The Hobbit is one of the world's most popular classic stories, appealing to adults as much as to the children for whom J.R.R. Tolkien first wrote ..
Matthew Inman—Eisner Award-winning creator of The Oatmeal and #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You—serves yet another helping of thoughtful hilarity in this charming, illustrated gift book for anyone who is irked by the question: "Are you happy?"
In How To Be Perfectly Unhappy, Inman explores the surprising benefits of forgetting about “happiness..
For decades, we believed the keys to personal wealth were a college diploma and marketable job skills-but no more. Today, your best hope for financial security is literally right at your feet: it's your cat. The Internet offers an unprecedented opportunity for cats to become superstar personalities and global multimedia brands-but how can a human cash in? How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebri..
‘Black Mirror is hands down the most relevant program of our time, if for no other reason than how often it can make you wonder if we’re all living in an episode of it.’ – New York Times
What becomes of humanity when it’s fed into the jaws of a hungry new digital machine? Discover the world of Black Mirror in this immersive, illustrated, oral history.
This first official book logs the enti..
Whether you need to get to know Ulysses in a hurry or are a long-time fan of James Joyce, this pocket-sized tome is the go-to reference, complete with comprehensive plot summaries and character profiles from his timeless works. Accompanied by illustrations throughout, the book also includes specially selected short stories and poems, reprinted in full.
This deluxe Miniature Edition is packed with summaries of the novels of one of history's most beloved storytellers, Jane Austen. All six of her classic novels, Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfield Park Emma Northanger Abbey and Persuasion are efficiently organized in this compact tome, which is perfect for either digesting small bites of information or devouring in one sitting. Fe..
This is a beautiful new colouring book that takes you on a magical journey beneath the waves, from the creator of the worldwide bestsellers, Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest. Also features a large double-sided pull-out poster to colour and keep. With Lost Ocean, Johanna Basford invites colour-inners of all ages to discover an enchanting underwater world hidden within the depths of the sea. Wit..
Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love.
“One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that he had been changed into an adorable kitten.”
Thus begins The Meowmorphosis—a bold, startling, and fuzzy-wuzzy new edition of Franz Kafka’s classic nightmare tale, from the publishers of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies! Meet Gregor Samsa, a humble young man who works as a fabric salesman to support his parents..
#1 New York Times bestseller Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose.
Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and f..
This pocket-sized calming companion offers simple mindfulness meditation practices that can be done virtually anytime, anywhere.Mindfulness is needed at this point in our planet's history more than ever and this portable mini book includes simple exercises to help you practice mindfulness today,developing your ability to centre yourself, de-stress, and cultivate a sustained awareness of the pres..
An exciting addition to White Star’s MiniCube series, this irresistible, chunky little compendium spotlights a vast range of the world’s most important and influential motorcycle designs. Aficionados will appreciate the fine photography that showcases, through a variety of perspectives, the details on a wide range of motorcycles. Archival photographs of motorcycles in advertising are supplemente..
What to do with the fragments of a love affair?
A postcard from a childhood sweetheart. A wedding dress in a jar. Barbed wire. Silicone breast implants. Red stilettos, never worn. These objects and many others make up the inspiring, whimsical, sometimes bizarre, and always unforgettable population of the real-life Museum of Broken Relationships.
A decade ago, two lovers were struggling thr..
Are you weary in Brain and Body?
Do you desire a Positive Cure for your Pessimism?
Do you require Bronte to re-boot your Broken Heart?
Do you despair of your Nose?
Can Fielding open your Flood Gates?
Or Pynchon purge your Paranoia?
May we administer Austen to curb your Arrogance?
Hemingway for your Headache?
An injection of du Maurier for your low Self-Esteem?
Are you Shy, Single,..
A stylish, illustrated gift book from an award-winning artist that profiles notable cat-loving men throughout history in words and pictures.
Some of history’s greatest men have been cat lovers, and their cats have contributed to their genius and legacy: the static charge from a cat’s fur sparked young Nikola Tesla’s interest in electricity; Sir Isaac Newton is said to have invited the first c..
To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of (Penguin Modern Classics) we are publishing an incredibly desirable and collectable postcard collection of 100 Modern Classics authors. Following the success of 'Postcards from Penguin' this is a must-have box of beautifully produced postcards with memorable, often iconic photographs of writers such as Camus, Steinbeck, Orwell, Waugh, Nabokov. Each postca..
Based on The Peanuts Movie starring Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and the rest of the lovable gang adored by generations of fans, this mini kit is a treasured keepsake for fans of all ages, including a collectible figurine of Snoopy as The Flying Ace and 16-page full-colour sticker book featuring artwork from the film.
In 1946, E. V. Rieu's groundbreaking translation of The Odyssey established a cultural legacy that would bring the world's most compelling and influential literature to millions of readers around the globe. For over sixty-five years, Penguin Classics have been making works that were once the sole preserve of academics accessible to everyone; this catalogue offers a complete list of all t..
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. Planetarium features all aspects of space, from the Sun and our Solar System, to the lives of stars, the Milky Way and the Universe beyond. With stun..
The Pretty Patterns Colouring Book for Grown-ups gives all creative types the opportunity to personalize over one hundred pages of the most beautiful illustrations imaginable. With a hugely diverse range of styles and scenes, there is something here for all tastes. Providing hours of fun and relaxation, the book also gives you the chance to create something you can be truly proud of. The ideal w..
Clashing together outrageous musical influences, and extravagant visual imagery, Queen's place in history as the greatest glam band of them all is rock solid.
Their fan base continues to grow, over 25 years on from the death of Freddie Mercury, Queen's flamboyant, unforgettable front man. Georg Purvis's meticulous, session-by-session, song-by-song, album-by-album, tour-by-tour record of the b..
"I must die as I lived, beyond my means." Arguably the most quoted man in history, and certainly in his day, this enormous miniature collection is filled with Oscar Wildes' most notorious and witty sayings. Organized into five neat sections useful for any situation, this book is perfect for either enjoying in small bites or devouring in one sitting. Featuring a biography, quotes, a poem and shor..