Nobody knows where they come from. But they come. Impossible birds of the big sky and the long night… So begins this timely and timeless story, told in magnificent images and words by master storyteller, Tohby Riddle. A triumph of quiet beauty.
What does a skunk want for Christmas? French perfume! What does a spider want? A spinning wheel! Deborah Zemke's cheerful, expressive artwork is always a hit, and it's on full display in this fun Christmas wish list for the animal kingdom.
"I have always thought I was extremely lucky to be able to spend my days consumed with my two favourite passions: photography and animals. In my eyes it's truly the best job in the world, but now I have added France to the equation." At once touching, ethereal and warm, Rachael McKen... read more
12 great authors offer their top tips on gardening, from Sylvia Plath's struggles with autumn bulbs, to JD Salinger's helpful hints on growing from seed. In Cormac McCarthy's hands a landowner's trip to the potting shed becomes a right of passage from which he will return transfo... read more
Indulge your fantasies with this tantalizing and mouth-watering selection of 40 flirtatious and alluringly decorated cupcakes. Dip into this kinky and kitsch book for a stylish pair of stockings, or satisfy your cravings by nibbling on a pair of sexy knickers. Tantalize and tease you... read more
Illustrated with original artwork and photography, and an eloquent match of sentiment and design, Handwritten Notes have a highly creative and 'feel good' interpretation of human relationships, making them timeless treasures to give and receive. What better way to ... read more
This collection of sharply observed animal-themed tales is a delight, told with David Sedaris's trademark blend of hilarity and goodnaturedness. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these stories bear an uncanny resembla... read more
This set of the best-selling graphic novel The Arrival, and a new companion volume of commentary and developmental drawings, Sketches from a Nameless Land, will fascinate anyone who has fallen under the spell of Shaun Tan's timeless story, and offers a revealing insight into the craft o... read more
The queen of style leads us through a year of celebrations. Pushing the boat out for a special occasion takes time, planning and a touch of magic. Author of Things I Wish Mother Had Told Me, Lucia van der Post, will show you how to make the most of events s... read more
The essential book on ageing from acclaimed scientist and broadcaster Lewis Wolpert.
We now live longer today than at any time in history. In the UK, more people are aged over sixty-five than under sixteen and by 2050, over a third... read more