With all the magic of Narnia and the humour of Mary Poppins, this is a future middle grade fantasy classic – and the beginning of an unforgettable journey…
Imogen should be nice to her little sister Marie. She should be nice to her mum’s boyfriend too. And she certainly shouldn’t follow a strange silver moth through a door in a tree.
But then… who does what they’re told?
Followed by Marie, Imogen finds herself falling into a magical kingdom where the two sisters are swept up in a thrilling rac..
In the start of an all-new series, the bestselling author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver introduces you to a dangerous school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death - until one girl begins to rewrite its rules.
Enter a school of magic unlike any you have ever encountered.
There are no teachers, no holidays, friendships are purely strategic, and the odds of survival are never equal.
Once you're inside, there are only two ways out: you graduate or you die.
El Higgins is uni..
A wry, cutting deconstruction of the Communist empire by one of Eastern Europe's exceptional authors.
Called "a perceptive and amusing social critic, with a wonderful eye for detail" by The Washington Post, Slavenka Drakulic-a native of Croatia-has emerged as one of the most popular and respected critics of Communism to come out of the former Eastern Bloc. In A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism, she offers a eight-part exploration of Communism by way of an unusual cast of narrators, e..
Longlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2021
A TIME Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
Shortlisted for the Katharine Briggs Award 2020
'Deirdre Mask's book was just up my Strasse, alley, avenue and boulevard.' -Simon Garfield, author of Just My Type
'Fascinating ... intelligent but thoroughly accessible ... full of surprises' - Sunday Times
When most people think about street addresses they think of parcel deliveries, or visitors finding their way. But who numbered the first house, and where, and why? W..
‘A breakthrough book. Wonderfully applicable to everything in life, and funny as hell.’ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Why is Red Bull so popular – even though everyone hates the taste? Why do countdown boards on platforms take away the pain of train delays? And why do we prefer stripy toothpaste?
Discover the alchemy behind original thinking, as TED Talk superstar and Ogilvy advertising legend Rory Sutherland reveals why abandoning logic and casting aside rationality is the best way to solve any prob..
Shortlisted for the 2021 Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize
Shortlisted for the PEN/Robert W Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection 2021
'Sardonic, monstrous, tender' Sunday Times
'Startling . . . profound' Daily Mail
In Alligator and Other Stories, Dima Alzayat captures luminously how it feels to be ‘other’: as a Syrian, as an Arab, as an immigrant, as a woman. Each one of the nine stories collected here is a snapshot of those moments when unusual circumstances suddenly distingui..
American Vampire is a fresh take on a gothic classic by writer Scott Snyder and co-written by Stephen King--the first ever comic written by the horror master.
This volume follows two stories: one written by Snyder and one written by King. Snyder's story is set in 1920's LA, we follow Pearl, a young woman who is turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European Vampires who tortured and abused her. This story is paired with King's story, a western about Skinn..
Emily survived the chaos of the Guardian Academy, but Max Griffin has stolen the Mother Stone. With it, the Elf King forges new Amulets that will give him the power to invade and destroy the nation of Windsor. Emily and her friends lead the soldiers of the Cielis Guard in a fight to stop him, but Max stands in their way. Emily seeks information from the Voice of her Amulet, but instead she discovers the Voice is much more sinister than she ever could have imagined.
"Five--no, three pages into A..
Angelic energies are all around us and take many forms. The ANGELIC ORACLE is a particularly sweet and light connection to these heavenly guides. Let these sweet and whimsical angels uplift you in periods of sadness and deepen your appreciation of moments of joy.
32 full colour cards + booklet..
The first ever graphic novel version of Animal Farm - a Times Book of the Year
Animal Farm is the story of what happens when the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master, and how their revolution goes horribly wrong. Now George Orwell's dark, timeless fable has been turned into a graphic novel for the very first time, illustrated in full colour by the renowned Brazilian artist Odyr to bring us a whole new work of art.
'This brightly coloured homage to Orwell's timely allegory i..
THE INSPIRATION BEHIND THE HIT NETFLIX SERIES, LUPIN.
The year is 1905. Meet Arsène Lupin: a gentleman and a thief.
An enemy to the rich and powerful; a friend to the poor - Arsène Lupin will stop at nothing until he gets what he wants.
When Arsène Lupin is arrested, the police think it's all over. But the most dangerous place for Lupin is to be behind bars.....
An alternate history first contact adventure set in the early 2000's, pitched as Arrival meets The Three-Body Problem, by video essayist and New York Times bestselling author Lindsay Ellis.
By the fall of 2007, one well-timed leak revealing that the U.S. government might have engaged in first contact has sent the country into turmoil, and it is all Cora Sabino can do to avoid the whole mess. The force driving this controversy is Cora's whistleblower father, and even though she hasn t spoken to ..
'Baron Wenkcheim's Homecoming is a fitting capstone to Krasznahorkai's tetralogy, one of the supreme achievements of contemporary literature. Now seems as good a time as any to name him among our greatest living novelists.' Paris Review
Hailed internationally as perhaps the most important novel of the young twenty-first century, Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming is the culmination of László Krasznahorkai's remarkable and singular career.
Nearing the end of his life, Baron Bela Wenckheim decides to ..
The reign of Ra's al Ghul!
Ra's al Ghul has had everything taken away from him. His League of Assassins, his power...even his family. All he has left is his mission to bend the world to his will and save it from itself. He's more dangerous than ever,and it'll take the combined might of the Outsiders team to take him down!
But the Outsiders are far from all together.
Black Lightning is pushing his powers to their limits and trying to show Batman that his potential has no limit.
Katana is ..
The epic 1990s tale that broke Batman's back is collected in full for the first time.
#1 New York Times Bestseller
The villainous Bane breaks the Bat in one of the most popular and well-known Batman tales! The inmates of Arkham Asylum have broken free and Batman must push himself to the limits to re-apprehend the Joker, Poison Ivy, the Riddler, Killer Croc and more. Pushed to the limits, he comes face-to-face against the monstrosity known as Bane, who delivers a crippling blow destined to chang..
The second volume collecting the epic 1990s tale that broke Batman's back in full for the first time.
Mentally defeated and physically broken, Bruce Wayne suffered a crippling blow while battling the brutal Bane. Now, the mantle of the Bat must be passed on to another, and Jean Paul Valley answers the call! But as the new Caped Crusader slowly loses his grip on sanity, his idea of justice takes a violent and deadly turn. Witnessing this dangerous behavior firsthand, Nightwing and Robin try to co..
It's Batman vs. the Joker in one of the most acclaimed Dark Knight adventures ever, now presented in black and white for the first time.
Presented in stark black and white, BATMAN NOIR: THE KILLING JOKE collects BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, “An Innocent Man” story, and a collection of Bolland’s Batman covers. ALAN MOORE (WATCHMEN, V FOR VENDETTA) and BRIAN BOLLAND (CAMELOT 3000) take on the origin of comics’ greatest super-villain, The Joker—and changes Batman’s world forever.
One bad day.
The conclusion to Snyder and Greg Capullo's #1 NEW YORK TIMES best-selling run on BATMAN, now in paperback!
The people of Gotham all know who truly runs their city: Gotham is Batman. The fate of their home is time and time again tied to that of the Dark Knight, who would do anything to protect it.
After months of living an ordinary civilian life while other heroes stood in for him, Bruce Wayne has finally returned to his rightful role as Gotham’s vigilante protector. As a grateful city welcom..
Bruce and Thomas Wayne, THE BATMEN OF TWO WORLDS!
Batman has uncovered the mastermind behind his recent (and not-so-recent) troubles: Bane. But Batman's closest allies refuse to believe Bane is active again, and even after battling the villain himself, puzzlingly, there's no evidence to prove that anything out of the ordinary has even happened.
With no one on his side, Batman joins another Batman, a version of Thomas Wayne from another reality. He and his "father" will journey across the deser..
In the newest installment of Tom King's best-selling, critically acclaimed graphic novel series, Batman takes on Bane in their deadliest confrontation yet!
Superstar artist David Finch (Wonder Woman)—along with bestselling writer Tom King—completes his run on the Dark Knight in Batman Vol. 3: I am Bane, featuring the ultimate battle between Batman and his arch-foe, Bane!
He is not a joke. He is not a riddle. He is not a bird or a cat or a penguin, not a scarecrow or a plant or a puppet. He is ..
It's the Joker vs. the Riddler with Batman in the middle in Tom King's newest volume of his breakout hit series!
Early in Batman’s career, the Joker and the Riddler would seemingly be natural allies. But each man determined that he and he alone must be the one to kill the Bat... and either would sooner burn down Gotham than be beaten to the punch line.
Untold until now, one of the darkest chapters in Batman’s history sees all of Gotham’s villains choosing sides in a battle of wits that soon tu..
The path to the altar has never been so dangerous!
Not long after Batman announces his engagement to Catwoman, he and Wonder Woman are called to honor an old commitment requiring them to fight for Earth in a distant, magical realm. But time flows strangely in this new land, and an hour in our world could be years there. The storied friendship between two great heroes begins to unravel--while the universe itself does the same around them!
Next, the Bat and the Cat find themselves isolated as Po..
Batman and Catwoman are about to have the wedding of the century... or are they? For these star-crossed crime-fighters, nothing ever comes easy.
As Bruce and Selina prepare to tie the knot, the time-traveling hero called Booster Gold crashes the party with a dangerous and deadly mission that will send them hurtling through the space-time continuum--and threaten to rip it all apart.
And though Gotham City's greatest couple is ready to elope in order to escape their enemies, Batman's greatest ne..
A New York Times bestselling graphic novel!
"A Batman who laughs is a Batman who always wins."
He unleashed the Dark Multiverse in the epic series Dark Nights: Metal. Now superstar writer Scott Snyder reunites with acclaimed artist Jock (Batman: Black Mirror) to set that evil alternate reality's deadliest denizen loose in Gotham City--and the original Dark Knight will never be the same!
Half Batman. Half Joker. Combining everything that makes the Caped Crusader a hero and the Clown Prince a k..
The complete collection of Batman: City of Bane from Eisner Award winner Tom King and Mikel Janín! Batman faces his most personal and epic showdowns!
The Caped Crusader had a sinking suspicion there was someone lurking in the shadows plotting against him. There has been an unseen hand orchestrating these events. And while the true villain has yet to reveal himself, his minions are starting to step forward and break the Bat down once and for all -- beginning with Thomas Wayne, the Batman from th..
The boy who loves Batman.
Bruce Wainwright was a happy nine-year-old, obsessed with Batman comics, imagining what it must be like to be the Dark Knight. His world crumbles when his parents are killed in a robbery gone wrong. Orphaned, he is sent to a private boarding school, where he broods.
He thirsts for vengeance and has no outlet, not in a world that lacks superheroes. Bruce desperately wishes for a Batman to bestow vengeance on those cowardly criminals. And sometimes, wishes come true.
In this sequel to Frank Miller's seminal graphic novel Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, it's three years later and the DC Universe is at peace. At least on the surface. And Batman must return once again to save the world from themselves.
Still, the world looks fine: a perfectly choreographed, pretty little world where everything that's ugly, or even potentially disturbing, is all nicely wrapped up with neat little ribbons and swept under the carpet. Only Batman knows better. He's watched it f..
Trade paperback edition of the # 1 New York Times Bestselling graphic novel from Geoff Johns and Gary Frank.
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Batman is not a hero.
He is just a man.
Fallible, vulnerable, and angry.
In a Gotham City where friend and foe are indistinguishable, Bruce Wayne's path toward becoming the Dark Knight is riddled with more obstacles than ever before. Focused on punishing his parents’ true killers, and the corrupt police that allowed them to go free, Bruce Wayne's thir..
Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, the team behind the #1 New York Times best-seller BATMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 1, return with a new original graphic novel starring The Dark Knight, now available in softcover
Following the events of the #1 New York Times bestselling original graphic novel by Geoff Johns, comes the highly anticipated sequel Batman: Earth One Vol. 2!
The Riddler has arrived in Gotham and he’s terrorizing the city with his own twisted brand of anarchy. But why is he attacking now, and what i..
From the Eisner Award-winning creators Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, this graphic novel includes three dark tales of horror and intrigue featuring Batman facing off against his most demented and wicked foes.
On the most terrifying of holidays, Halloween, the Dark Knight Detective confronts his deepest fears as he tries to stop the madness and horror created by the Scarecrow, the Mad Hatter, the Penguin, Poison Ivy and The Joker. Collecting the acclaimed Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Halloween Sp..
The acclaimed, best-selling "Night of the Owls" storyline, now collected in one paperback collection
As evil spreads across Gotham City, Batman's allies, including Red Robin, Batwing, Robin, Batgirl, the Birds of Prey, Nightwing and even Catwoman find themselves in a battle coming from all sides. The Court of Owls have shown their hand, and it's up to the collective effort of these heroes, some more unlikely than others, in this sprawling tale of corruption and violence.
This epic springs from..
The New York Times #1 bestseller BATMAN VOL. 1: THE COURT OF OWLS is now available in this beautifully packaged set complete with the collector's replica owl mask!
Following his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed run on Detective Comics, writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire) alongside artist Greg Capullo (Spawn) begins a new era of The Dark Knight as with the relaunch of Batman with this critically acclaimed, New York Times #1 best-selling graphic novel!
After a series of brutal murders roc..
One of the most highly anticipated sequels of all-time is finally here in Batman: The Dark Knight: Master Race!
In 1986, Frank Miller introduced his iconic take on Batman and changed the face of comics forever. Now, three decades after Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Miller himself has returned with a third chapter to his groundbreaking saga.
It’s been three years since the Batman defeated Lex Luthor and saved the world from tyranny. Three years since anyone has seen Gotham City’s guardian al..
Who are the three jokers?
Batman doesn't understand how or why, but the fact is certain: the man he has spent a lifetime chasing isn't one man at all. There are three Jokers. Now that he knows the unbelievable truth, Bruce needs real answers. Joined by Barbara Gordon and Jason Todd, two former victims of the Joker's brutality, the Dark Knight is finally on a path to defeat the madman once and for all. Every last one of him.
Geoff Johns (Doomsday Clock, Batman: Earth One) and Jason Fabok (Justi..
To celebrate Paddington Bear’s 60th birthday in 2018 this hilarious classic novel from master storyteller Michael Bond has been given a fresh new look. Paddington is now a major movie star!
“A bear on Paddington Station?” said Mrs Brown in amazement. “Don’t be silly – there can’t be.”
Paddington Bear had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru when the Brown family first met him on Paddington station. Since then their lives have never been quite the same… for ordinary things become quite extra..
Man Booker Prize-longlisted author of The Water Cure
RECOMMENDED READING by Stylist, Evening Standard, Esquire, Red, Daily Mail, Oprah Magazine, LitHub, and Emma Roberts's Belletrist Book Club
'The cool intensity and strange beauty of Blue Ticket is a wonder - be sure to read everything Sophie Mackintosh writes' Deborah Levy, author of Hot Milk
'Definitely don't miss the return of Sophie Mackintosh... She's amazing' Stylist, Best Reads of Autumn 2020
Calla knows how the lottery works. Everyo..
Second novel in the chilling and epic new fantasy series from the bestselling and critically-acclaimed author of PRINCE OF THORNS and RED SISTER.
'If you like dark you will love Mark Lawrence. And when the light breaks through and it all makes sense, the contrast is gorgeous' ROBIN HOBB
On Abeth there is only the ice. And the Black Rock.
For generations the priests of the Black Rock have reached out from their mountain to steer the ice tribes’ fate. With their Hidden God, their magic and the..
'Richard Dawkins is a thunderously gifted science writer.' Sunday Times
Including conversations with Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and more, this is an essential guide to the most exciting ideas of our time and their proponents from our most brilliant science communicator.
Books Do Furnish a Life is divided by theme, including celebrating nature, exploring humanity, and interrogating faith. For the first time, it brings together Richard Dawkins' forewords, afterwords and intr..
From the author of The Girl Who Stole an Elephant comes another brilliant escapade for 9+ readers!
A thrilling adventure set in fictional Sri Lanka, jam-packed with peril and kidnap and a huge blue whale! Razi, a local fisherboy, is watching turtle eggs hatch when he sees a boat bobbing into view. With a chill, he notices a small, still hand hanging over the side... Inside is Zheng, who's escaped a shipwreck and is full of tales of sea monsters and missing treasure. But the villains who are aft..
Escape to the ballrooms of Regency London with this beautifully designed boxset of the first four books in the worldwide bestselling Bridgerton series, the inspiration behind the Netflix phenomenon. In this glamorous, witty series, the Bridgertons reign over the Ton, watched (and gossiped about) by a mysterious columnist known only as Lady Whistledown . . .
The Duke & I
Simon Basset appears on the verge of proposing to the lovely Daphne Bridgerton. But secretly their affair is a ruse to esc..
'A veritable treat' Daily Mail
The fourth book in Julia Quinn's globally bestselling, Regency-set, Bridgerton Family series, now the inspiration for the Netflix series Bridgerton created by Shondaland. Welcome to Colin and Penelope's long-awaited story . . .
Everyone knows that Colin Bridgerton is the most charming man in London . . .
Penelope Featherington has secretly adored her best friend's brother for . . . well, it feels like forever. After half a lifetime of watching Colin Bridgerton fr..
'Ashes of the Sun is fantasy at its finest' Nicholas Eames, author of Kings of the Wyld
Four hundred years ago, a cataclysmic war cracked the world open. Amid the ashes, the Dawn Republic now stands guard over lands littered with eldritch relics and cursed by plaguespawn outbreaks. But a new conflict is looming and brother and sister Gyre and Maya have found themselves on opposite sides of it.
At the age of five, Maya was taken by the Twilight Order and trained to be a centarch, wielding forbi..
"Drakulić’s composite portrait provides a clear-eyed look at European values, and what they really amount to." —The New Yorker
An evocative and timely collection of essays that paints a portrait of Eastern Europe thirty years after the end of communism.
An immigrant with a parrot in Stockholm, a photo of a girl in Lviv, a sculpture of Alexander the Great in Skopje, a memorial ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the Soviet led army invasion of Prague: these are a few glimpses of life in Easter..
The magical bestselling adventure book by acclaimed author Sophie Anderson. The perfect fairy-tale present for Christmas and a classic book for younger readers.
Magic awaits, all you have to do is believe...
When thirteen-year-old Olia, steps through a magical doorway, she discovers another land. A land tangled by magic, where hope is lost, and a scheming wizard holds all the power.
Soon Olia learns that she is destined to save this land, but with time running out and her new friends and fami..
Lift the flaps and join in the fun with Cat's Cookbook, a new story in the bestselling Tales from Acorn Wood preschool series by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.
Cat wants to learn to cook. Will she find a book to help her in Acorn Library? Lift the flaps to find out, and then join Cat and all her friends for a special surprise!
With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, Cat's Cookbook joins the first four stories in the bes..
THE CIRCLE OF LIFE TAROT, by Maria Distefano, is now in its the third edition. The new improved deck features a round box that enhances the cards of the deck, with a high quality tray for ease of use. The round cards of THE CIRCLE OF LIFE TAROT express the cyclic forces of nature, in accordance with a life-respectful matriarchal understanding of our world.
78 full colour cards & instructions..
Stephen King’s bestselling unsolved mystery, THE COLORADO KID – inspiration for the TV series HAVEN -- returns to bookstores for the first time in 10 years in an all-new illustrated edition.
On an island off the coast of Maine, a man is found dead. There’s no identification on the body. Only the dogged work of a pair of local newspapermen and a graduate student in forensics turns up any clues, and it’s more than a year before the man is identified. And that’s just the beginning of the mystery. ..
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman - the Pulitzer prize-winning Holocaust survivor story
'The most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust'
Wall Street Journal
'The first masterpiece in comic book history' The New Yorker
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. Maus approaches the unspeakable through the diminutive. Its form, the carto..
What is coronavirus, and why is everyone talking about it?
Engagingly illustrated by Axel Scheffler, this approachable and timely book, now available for the first time in print paperback, helps answer these questions and many more. Fully updated, it provides clear explanations about COVID-19 and its effects - both from a health perspective and the impact it has on a family's day-to-day life.
With input from expert consultant Professor Graham Medley of the London School of Hygiene & Tropic..
Les Misérables meets Six of Crows in this page-turning adventure as a young thief finds herself going head to head with leaders of Paris's criminal underground in the wake of a failed French Revolution.
A CITY DIVIDED
A DEADLY BETRAYAL
The French Revolution of 1828 has failed, and Paris is in mourning.
The wretched of the city have gathered into guilds of thieves, assassins and worse, to form the Court of Miracles.
When Eponine's sister is sold into the Guild of Flesh, both their fates are s..
Professor John Dickie's riveting new history of Freemasonry - an organization as mysterious as it is influential.
'Convincingly researched and thoroughly entertaining' - Wall Street Journal
THE TIMES BEST BOOKS OF 2020
'This book shows that, despite rumours of demon dwarfs, piano-playing crocodiles and world domination, the real story of the Freemasons is one of male eccentricity.'
'The Craft is a superb book that often reads like an adventure novel. It's informative, fascinating and often ver..
A deck of mystery and blinding clarity, like a sudden spotlight focusing on a dancer over a dark stage. As Luigi Pirandello - a famous Italian writer - said Life is full of strange absurdities, which, strangely enough, do not even need to appear plausible, since they are true. Sometimes we need to pursue the questions, in order to give light to our answers.
78 full colour tarot cards (12 x 6.6 cm) and instructions..