101 Cataclysms: For the Love of Cats is a photographic celebration of the world's most popular pet - the creatures that have beguiled, fascinated and blessed us with their company since the civilised world began.
Featuring the exquisite images of premier animal portrait photographer Rachael Hale, this unique collection superbly captures the beauty, elegance and charm of 101 of her favourite felines. You will see it in the bald-face cheekiness of Hilander, the hairless Sphynx, or in the astoni..
Aelin Galathynius has given up her freedom for the sake of her people. Held captive by the Queen of the Fae and tortured for information, her only companions are a silent prisoner and her own mind. The image of her mother, her lover, her friends. The embers of her memory, and a voice, deep inside...
"You will not yield."
Embers of Memory: A Throne of Glass Game is a two-player co-operative card game set during the events of Kingdom of Ash, the epic climax to Sarah J. Maas' Throne of Glass seri..
Piet Mondrian or Andy Warhol – Damien Hirst or Banksy – whose artworks have been the most influential? The most shocking? The most expensive? How about their versatility or critical reception? These playing cards allow art lovers of all ages to play their favourite artists against each other to discover who rules the art world."A new way to look at, enjoy and understand contemporary art that should find its way onto Christmas displays throughout the realm." - The Bookseller "Who is the most shoc..
Watch the dancers as they leap, spin and kick their way through this beautiful pop-up book. Inspired by the eccentric and innovative Bauhaus Triadic Ballet, this gorgeous book explores colours, shapes, patterns and movements in a visually stunning and enthralling way. With bold artwork rendered in Lesley Barnes’ striking style and playful text by Gabby Dawnay, this special pop-up book will appeal to all ages...
Bazinga! The Big Bang Theory has continued to dominate as one of the most popular comedy series on TV today. Now fans can celebrate their love for network TV's #1 show with this must-have kit. Included in this kit is a shot glass, an iron- or sew-on patch, two full-colour magnets, and a 32-page book of iconic quotes and images from the beloved show. Big Bang Theory fans will love it!..
A must-have for every fan of literature, Booked inspires readers to follow in their favorite characters footsteps by visiting the real-life locations portrayed in beloved novels including the Monroeville, Alabama courthouse in To Kill a Mockingbird, Chatsworth House, the inspiration for Pemberley in Pride and Prejudice, and the Kyoto Bridge from Memoirs of a Geisha. The full-color photographs throughout reveal the settings readers have imagined again and again in their favorite books.Organized b..
These 15 cardboard coasters feature favourite cat breeds illustrated by Marcel George, presented in a clear box. The perfect gift for cat lovers – bring them out for your next cat show viewing party!..
Be guided and inspired by the world's favourite felines with this fabulous set of advice cards. Money problems? Consult Blackie the millionaire cat. Having a bad day? Ask the Cheshire Cat how he stays smiling. Lacking courage? Be inspired by Felicette, the first cat in space. Simply select a card from the pack, follow the advice inspired by the cat's personal philosophy and any obstacle will become surmountable. Contains 50 advice cards plus a booklet featuring the cats' biographies and details ..
Susan Herbert's delightful feline reimaginings of famous scenes from art, theatre, opera, ballet and film have won her a devoted following. This unprecedented new compilation of her best paintings provides an irresistible introduction to her feline world. An array of cat characters take the starring roles in a variety of instantly recognizable settings. The masterpieces of Western art retain their distinctive styles while being cleverly filled with furry faces and pussycat tails. Cats then take ..
Covering ancient ceremonies, mythology, the gospels and traditions from around the world, Andy Thomas uncovers the fascinating background to one of the biggest festive seasons – Christmas.Have you ever wondered where Christmas comes from? Or why and how it has been celebrated throughout the centuries? This book takes you on an intriguing and entertaining journey through its social history.Learn about the:astrological associationssymbolism of the Nativityexcesses of the Roman festival of Saturnal..
The viral sensation of 2018, as featured by ITV's Lorraine, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Metro, MailOnline, The Sun, Buzzfeed, Bored Panda and many more. Pair up the dogs with their owners in this hilarious card game. Fifty cards depict fun photographs of the dogs and owners, and humorous texts are included in the booklet to provide clues about 25 people and their furry best friends.Why DO people look like their dogs? Is it shared personality traits, barely suppressed narcissistic tendencies,..
Know someone who's as dramatic as a soap okra? Champion their 'shiitake happens' attitude with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns.#tatersgonnatateAbout the seriesThis cute and colourful series of fruit-pun-filled gift books are the perfect pick-me-ups for you, your friend or your partner in crime. Do you need to avocuddle, or are you grapeful for someone who's a bit of a melon? Then share the clove with these little books: AvoCuddle, WhataMelon, You are my Raisin for Living, Don..
The exquisite Japanese hikaru dorodango, or shiny mud ball, is created by rolling earth by hand into a perfect sphere and polishing it until it gleams. Not only are the results truly impressive, but this calm and meditative practice, once a playground game, has been rediscovered as a peaceful pastime. Known for inducing flow, the ultimate state of happiness, this simple art is being adopted by people of all ages. Alongside beautiful photographs of the process, master dorodango maker Bruce Gardne..
Fire your imagination with these fun storytelling cards. Reviving the Victorian craze for 'myrioramas', the 20 picture cards can be placed in any order to create seamless scenes. Almost infinite combinations provide endless storyscaping possibilities. Enter a strange land of winged horses and vengeful gods, where one-eyed monsters feast on human flesh. Perhaps you will stumble across buried treasure or receive a favourable prophecy, but watch out for the sinister boatman. He is waiting to transp..
Inspired by the Hogwarts textbook written by J.K. Rowling's character Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them takes fans to a new era in Rowling's Wizarding World, decades before Harry Potter and half a world away.
This deluxe enchanted replica of Newt Scamander's case is loaded with interactive special features to make any fan of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World feel like a master magizoologist. Kit includes:
Collectible replica of the case carried along on Newt's adventures, ..
Millions continue to laugh along with the unforgettable cast of Friends : Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey. Whether dealing with life's highs or lows, these six best friends could teach us everything we need to know about life, love, and friendship. Featuring memorable quotes and full-colour photos, this book offers fans the best wit and wisdom from one of the most popular shows on TV...
4 x 3-inch molded collectible replica of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, with flickering light feature 16-page sticker book with 8 Hogwarts-related full-color photographs from the Harry Potter films..
Does life seem strange?
Is the world feeling upside down?
Then you need to learn how to survive in a Stranger Things world. . .
Filled with photographs and simple truths from the hit Netflix series STRANGER THINGS, this guide will help you navigate school, relationships, and the occasional parallel dimension.
The perfect stocking filler for any Stranger Things fan to cosy up with whilst munching on a plate of Eggos...
Hedgehog was feeling sad.
As sad as a hedgehog can feel.
So sad only one thing could help...
Tortoise was feeling sad.
As sad as a tortoise can feel.
So sad only one thing could help...
In this clever flipbook, both a hedgehog and a tortoise are looking for a hug. They ask all the other animals they come across but for some reason no one will hug them. Until a wise owl explains: Hedgehog is too spiky; Tortoise is too bony.
And that's when they find each other!
A beautiful, heartwarming pi..
When you have that berry special friend who's bean the onion to understand you, say 'thank you for being so swede' with this little book of upbeat and adorkable fruit puns.#chiasAbout the seriesThis cute and colourful series of fruit-pun-filled gift books are the perfect pick-me-ups for you, your friend or your partner in crime. Do you need to avocuddle, or are you grapeful for someone who's a bit of a melon? Then share the clove with these little books: AvoCuddle, WhataMelon, You are my Raisin ..
Number of Players: 2-4 Ages: 14+ Playing Time: 60-80 minutesComponents: Map of Europe, 4 Magician boards, 4 Player markers, Fairy marker, 12 Cards of Marseilles, 170+ cards including spells, invitations, Feats of Magic, and more.Set during the events of the cult-classic book, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell sees players delve into the world of English magic, developing their talents and expanding their social reach as they aim to become the most celebrated magician of the age.Take on the role ..
Cat lovers are invited to curl up with the art of Jamie Shelman and celebrate our favourite feline friends.They may have nine lives but there is much cats can teach us about getting the most out of the one we have. Whether it's advice for purrfecting your downtime, navigating romance, friendships or your career, this book features 100 essential lessons to help you through the ups and downs of life, such as:- A beautiful mane takes serious work- . and so does the perfect set of nails - Preserve y..
Some stories couldn’t happen just anywhere or any time – often the scenery, landscape or era is as central to the tale as any character – and just as easily recognised. What adventures would Heidi have had without her mountain neighbours? Would Jim Hawkins have experienced such an adventure had he not lived in mid-1700s England? Literary Landscapes brings together an eclectic collage of over 50 familiar literary worlds paired with original maps and archive material, as well as illustrations and ..
Imaginary worlds have captivated readers since the first works of literature. Lovingly researched and beautifully produced, Literary Wonderlands explores the timeless, captivating features of literature’s greatest fictional worlds and the minds that created them. The book is comprised of nearly 100 sections, each of which details the plot of a famous fantasy world, the historical circumstances that surrounded its production, the author’s inspiration, and the place it holds in the public imaginat..
'An absolutely riveting book - reading it makes you intelligent, full of brilliant anecdotes - and very hungry indeed.' - Richard Curtis'This brilliantly conceived and well-researched book is a source of real delight.' - Dr Annie Gray, BBC Radio 4's The Kitchen Cabinet'Superbly written, a complete joy to read, and just about the perfect present for anyone even vaguely interested in food.' - Mark Diacono'A gastronomic delight. You can savour it a course at a time, or you may consume the whole ban..
Be guided and inspired by the gods of the music world with this creative set of oracle cards.Are you suffering from creative block? Struggling to make a difficult life decision? Find out what David Bowie, Grace Jones, Maria Callas and other great artists would have done.Simply select a card from the pack and channel the oracle’s advice on attitude, lifestyle or inspiration – any obstacle will become surmountable.Contains 50 oracle cards plus a booklet featuring the artists’ biographies and detai..
Open the box to go on an adventure into Fairyland and create a library of magical miniature books that you can really read! Just cut, fold and stick to make 20 tiny fairy books, from guides to Fairyland and its inhabitants to illustrated stories and books to complete yourself. The kit comes with tiny shelves to store your books and the box becomes a magical fairy playset! With stunning illustrations from Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini, this is an enchanting follow-up to 2017's My Miniature Library,..
My Miniature Library is a kit to make a complete collection of tiny books that you can really read! With stories ranging from illustrated fairytales to well-loved nonsense rhymes and books of butterflies, birds and flowers, plus blank books for you to complete yourself, you'll have everything you need to make a little library of beautifully illustrated books. The books are simple to make – just cut, fold and glue. The kit comes with a miniature bookshelf to press out and make, and easy-to-follow..
Old Masters Memory Game collects the most famous and beloved portrait painters from the 16th and 17th centuries in one game that is fun to play, educational, and a feast for the eyes. The task, as always, is to collect two cards that make one set: in this case, two portrait paintings by the same painter. The sets are clearly recognizable by the posture of the figure, facial expression, the style of painting, and attributes like clothes andhairstyle. To help, there is always the brochure with all..
Have you ever wondered why your cat acts a certain way, has such an attitude, or does strange things? Now with the Phrenology Cat kit you can pin-point and label where exactly in your cat's brain their emotions, likes and dislikes, and quirks are located on a cute ceramic cat head.
This kit includes:
3"-tall uniquely designed and painted ceramic bust
32-page illustrated book with history and fun facts about phrenology and cats..
For fans of the Bard comes a deluxe box set of our three classic Shakespeare mini books: Shakespeare: The Bard's Guide to Abuses and Affronts, William Shakespeare: The Complete Plays in One Sitting , and Love Sonnets of Shakespeare . In this collectible slipcase edition, readers will have access to comprehensive summaries of each of Shakespeare's 36 famous plays, the most eloquent of Shakespeare's insults, and love sonnets to woo the most sought-after lover...
After the enormous international success of The Phantom Atlas and The Golden Atlas, Edward Brooke-Hitching's stunning new book unveils some of the most beautiful maps and charts ever created during mankind's quest to map the skies above us. This richly illustrated treasury showcases the finest examples of celestial cartography - a glorious genre of map-making often overlooked by modern map books - as well as medieval manuscripts, masterpiece paintings, ancient star catalogues, antique instrument..
From Amanda Lovelace, celebrated poet and author of the "women are some kind of magic" series, comes slay those dragons—a powerful self-care journal, a place to begin writing your own story.
Winner of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Poetry, Amanda Lovelace presents slay those dragons, a self-care journal and gift for her readers. slay those dragons is ready for anyone who needs a place to heal, reflect, and finally take control of their own narrative. Interspersed with empowering poems..
With this top-up pack, you can pick a handful of cards that suggest characters, places and objects, then use them as the inspiration to invent your own festive tale! The text is packed with tips for starting your stories, games to play with the cards and ideas about ways that you can tell your tale...
With this top-up pack, you can pick a handful of cards that suggest characters, places and objects, then use them as the inspiration to invent your own chilling story! The text is packed with tips for starting your stories, games to play with the cards and ideas about ways that you can tell your tale...
Don't miss out on getting the perfect gift for any Stranger Things fan in your life. Grab your Eggos and prepare to enter Hawkins, Indiana – just don't forget your fairy lightsIf you devoured Stranger Things and you're looking to fill the demogorgon-sized hole in your life, then look no further than Notes From the Upside Down. This fan handbook is here to tell you more about the origins of the show, including the mysterious Montauk Project conspiracy theory, get you clued up on the inspirations ..
Create your own fantastically funny spells with this amazing new flipbook. Wave your wand and flip the pages. Will you turn your dad into a flea-infested ferret wrangler or your worst enemy into a batter-coated bubble-snuffer? The Spell-Caster will decide!..
“If a friend lets you down – perhaps by moving away for work and not answering your texts any more – you can take revenge by organising a reunion and slipping a fast-acting laxative into their pasta.” Be the dictator you’ve always dreamed of being with this handy guide to life and everyday success inspired by everyone’s favourite autocratWhat can the rise and reign of this century’s most feared politician teach us about life, work and love? Rob Sears shows how the machinations that enabled Putin..
Undeniably epic in scale, Tolstoy's masterpiece has intimidated readers since it was published in 1869,until now. This deluxe mini edition makes this massive yet masterful work accessible to readers, who can get to know the greatest novel ever written in just one sitting. It includes comprehensive summaries of each book of War and Peace along with descriptive character profiles, an introduction, and biography of Leo Tolstoy, complemented with two-colour illustrations throughout...
*The perfect stocking filler for the dog lover in your life!*You may take my ballsBut I will lick what remainsAnd then, dear, your faceImagine if your dog could talk to you. Better still, imagine if it could express its innermost feelings in poetic form.This hilarious, insightful book confirms what we've all long suspected - that inside every dog is the soul of a poet. From retrieving sticks to rivalry with cats; from cold winter walks to endlessly chasing tennis balls, no stone of a dog's life ..
Maps can transport us, they are filled with wonder, the possibility of real adventure and travels of the mind. This is an atlas of the journeys that writers make, encompassing not only the maps that actually appear in their books, but also the many maps that have inspired them and the sketches that they use in writing. For some, making a map is absolutely central to the craft of shaping and telling their tale. A writer s map might mean also the geographies they describe, the worlds inside books ..
Let this calm and serene yoga frog be your desktop guru as you take him through a simple and relaxing yoga routine!
The perfect gift for any yogi in your life, this little box includes:
* An adorable, bendy, and poseable frog figurine
* A 32-page mini book with basic yoga poses (demonstrated by the yoga frog but perfect for humans, too!) illustrated by charming watercolor illustrations..
This fabulous pack of fifty-two large size Alice in Wonderland-themed playing cards, are perfect for all kinds of games. The iconic images, drawn by Sir John Tenniel, are taken from the original books, and include characters such as Alice, the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter, Humpty Dumpty and the White Rabbit from Lewis Carroll's classic tales.
Macmillan Alice Pack of Cards includes suggestions for card games suitable for younger children, and for the whole family to enjoy...
Lewis Carroll’s beloved classic stories are reimagined in this deluxe illustrated gift edition from the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise, MinaLima—designed with stunning full color artwork and several interactive features.
Originally published in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s exquisite Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass have remained revered classics for generations. The story of Alice, an inquisitive heroine who falls thr..
Celebrate those first precious years of your baby's life with this stunning journal. Record everything from your baby's favourite foods, family tree and first holiday to the first time they laughed. Space for photos, written memories and other interactive features are complemented by Alison Jay's touching artworks, producing a book that offers a truly personal memento of those important moments. Novelties include family message cards and a letter to be written by parents for their child on their..
Using the incredible Anatomicum as inspiration, this activity book is bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, perfect for budding artists and science enthusiasts. Activities include amazing mazes, mix-and-match brain-teasers, colouring, drawing and much, much more. With pull-out pages, readers can easily tear out their creative masterpieces to proudly display...
Following the best-selling Animalium, Katie Scott returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and animal lovers. Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and explore their imagination to draw, decorate and design on every pull-out page...
'Wonderfully entertaining, hilarious. Contains the distilled wisdom of some of the greatest writers who ever lived' Allison Pearson, Sunday Telegraph
What should I do with my life?
What if my love is not returned?
Why do bad things happen?
The answers to some of life's biggest questions are found not in trite self-help manuals but in the tough-love lessons explored in Russian literature. Here, Viv Groskop delves into the novels of history's deepest thinkers to discover enduring truths ab..