Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This Hufflepuff House Edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire celebrates the noble character of the Hogwarts house famed for its dedication, patience and loyalty. Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is packed with more great Hufflepuff moments and characters - not least the heroism and valour of Hogwarts champion Cedric Diggory in the thrilling Triwizard Tournament ...
Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This Ravenclaw House Edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire celebrates the noble character of the Hogwarts house famed for its wit, learning and wisdom. Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is packed with more great Ravenclaw moments and characters, including the return of Moaning Myrtle, who - with typical Ravenclaw intelligence - helps Harry solve a crucial clue in the Tr..
Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This Slytherin House Edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire celebrates the noble character of the Hogwarts house famed for its pride, ambition and cunning. Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is packed with more great Slytherin moments and characters, culminating in the terrifying finale of the Triwizard Tournament, which sees the momentous return of Voldemort, the greates..
You don't have to be a Dark Wizard, Death Eater, or even a Slytherin to appreciate the Dark Arts!Spotlighting the magical darker side of the Wizarding World, this deluxe kit includes:
Keepsake box with molded Death Eater mask embedded into the top, and closing latch. (Mask is not removable.)5-1/4 x 8", 176-page, flexibound replica of Tom Riddle's diary. It features Dark Arts quotes, descriptions of the 7 horcruxes, and photos and illustrations throughout, plus plenty of space for writing. Also ..
An addictive thriller crossed with the darkest of fairytales that's guaranteed to keep you up all night...THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED SEQUEL TO INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING NOVEL THE HAZEL WOODAlice has fought hard for a normal life. Having escaped the Hinterland - the strange, pitch-dark world she was born into - she has washed up in New York City, determined to build a new future for herself.But when her fellow survivors start being brutally murdered, Alice must face the fact that the Hinterland canno..
WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD…‘It’s Lee Child. Why would you not read it?’ Karin Slaughter‘I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page’ The TimesIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multi-million-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human. He demonstrates how hero stories continue to shape our world – ar..
These are the stories of women, famous, infamous and unknown, who shaped the course of medieval history. The lives and actions of medieval women were restricted by the men who ruled the homes, countries and world they lived in. It was men who fought wars, made laws and dictated religious doctrine. It was men who were taught to read, trained to rule and expected to fight. Today, it is easy to think that all women from this era were downtrodden and obedient housewives, whose sole purpose was to gi..
'A joyous fantasy for grownups' Guardian'A funny, offbeat adult fantasy novel' Independent'A dazzling first adult novel from bestselling children's author Colfer' Daily MailHighfire is a genre-bending tour-de-force of comedy and action by the million-copy-selling master storyteller.Squib Moreau may be swamp-wild, but his intentions are (generally) good: he really wants to be a supportive son to his hard-working momma Elodie. But sometimes life gets in the way - like when Fake Daddy walked out on..
This gorgeous new paperback edition of the Hogwarts Library brings together three much loved classics from the Wizarding World - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. Each handsome paperback features stunning colour art by Jonny Duddle and beautiful interior line illustrations by Tomislav Tomic.
A treasure trove of magical facts and fairytales, the Hogwarts Library is an essential companion to the Harry Potter series, illuminating ..
The Freakonomics of math--a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn't confined to abstract incidents that never occur in real life, but rather touches everything we do--the whole world is shot through with it.Math allows us to se..
Inspired by her hugely popular podcast, How To Fail is Elizabeth Day’s brilliantly funny, painfully honest and insightful celebration of things going wrong.This is a book for anyone who has ever failed. Which means it’s a book for everyone.If I have learned one thing from this shockingly beautiful venture called life, it is this: failure has taught me lessons I would never otherwise have understood. I have evolved more as a result of things going wrong than when everything seemed to be going rig..
'Wry, readable and often astonishing... A provocative and absorbing history of the United States' New York TimesThe United States denies having dreams of empire.We know America has spread its money, language and culture across the world, but we still think of it as a contained territory, framed by Canada above, Mexico below, and oceans either side. Nothing could be further from the truth.This is the story of the United States outside the United States – from nineteenth-century conquests like Ala..
'Superbly explained' Washington Post'Fascinating' Sunday Times'Engrossing' Evening StandardEvery phase since the advent of the industrial revolution - from the fate of the British Empire, to the global challenges from Germany, Japan and Russia, to America's emergence as a sole superpower, to the Arab Spring, to the long-term decline of economic growth that started with Japan and has now spread to Europe, to China's meteoric economy, to Brexit and the presidency of Donald Trump - can be explained..
The Times Biography of the Year Winner of the Hawthornden Prize 2019Shortlisted for the HWA Non-Fiction Prize 2019Longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019Longlisted for the Cundhill History Prize 2019'Outstanding.' The Sunday Times'A revelation.' Guardian'Wonderful.' The Times'Riveting.' New StatesmanFriedrich Nietzsche's work rocked the foundation of Western thinking and continues to permeate our culture, high and low - yet he is one of history's most misunderstood philosophers. Sue Pridea..
From No. 1 bestselling children’s author, David Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure yet! Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross.This is the story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth…Read all about it! Read all about it!ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC!When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monster – a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole – she’s determined to discover more…A chance encounter brings Elsie face ..
Igor Stravinsky lived the life of a celebrity composer in an increasingly celebrity-obsessed age. He was a true modern, a man of his time. In Paris he dined with Joyce, Picasso and Proust, and by the end of his life was being feted by both the White House and the Kremlin as a prime piece of Cold War capital. But his colourful life would be mean little to us were it not for the brilliant and original music he produced, music that reflected and shaped his own times, and which continues to speak to..
'A dark jewel reflecting something startling - familiar and strange' Suzanne Moore, Guardian 'Ravishingly beautiful' Observer'Excruciatingly honest and yet vibrantly creative' Irish Times'Provocative and rich' Economist'Daring, chilling, and unlike anything else you've ever read' Esquire'An absolute must-read for 2020' StylistIn the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad. Tracing the full arc of a harrowing experience with a char..
What does it mean for classical music to be canonical now? Who gets to say? And do we have enough perspective on the 20th century to even begin assessing it?When he began to listen to the great works of classical music as a child, Anthony Tommasini had many questions. Why did a particular piece move him? How did the music work? Over time, he realised that his passion for this music was not enough. He needed to understand it. Take Bach, for starters. Who was he? How does one account for his music..
Relish the incomparable imagination of Christopher Paolini in this thrilling collection of stories based in the world of the Inheritance Cycle.It's been a year since Eragon departed Alagaësia in search of the perfect home to train a new generation of Dragon Riders.Now he is struggling with an endless sea of tasks: constructing a vast dragonhold, wrangling with suppliers, guarding dragon eggs and dealing with belligerent Urgals and haughty elves. Then a vision from the Eldunarí, unexpected visito..
"A civil but honest dialogue...As illuminating as it is fascinating." -Ayaan Hirsi Ali Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? Why do so many Muslims seem to be drawn to extremism? And what do words like jihadism and fundamentalism really mean? In a world riven by misunderstanding and violence, Sam Harris-a famous atheist-and Maajid Nawaz-a former radical-demonstrate how two people with very different religious views can find common ground and invite you to join in an urge..