'Musa Dagh stood beyond the world. No storm would reach it, even if one should break'
It is 1915 and Gabriel has returned to his childhood home, an Armenian village on the slopes of Musa Dagh. But things are becoming increasingly dangerous for his people in Turkey, and, as the government orders round-ups and deportations, the villagers of Musa Dagh decide to fight back. The seminal novel of the Armenian genocide, Franz Werfel's bestselling 1933 epic brought the catastrophe to the world's attention for the first time, and has become a talismanic story of resistance in the face of hatred.
'Forty Days will invade your senses and keep the blood pounding. Once read, it will never be forgotten' The New York Times
Relive the beauty and magic of Cecily Mary Barker's Flower Fairies of the Spring, now with a brand new enchanting cover.
Since the publication of Cicely Mary Barker's first book in 1923, the Flower Fairies have been ethereal companions to readers around the world. Her charming poetry and delicate illustrations have sparked the imaginations of children for over ninety years and continue to inspire a life-long love for fairies and all things magical.
Join Mario, Luigi, Toad and the rest of your favourites in this fun activity book boasting over 800 stickers.
Over 30 years after first appearing in the original Super Mario Bros game, Mario remains the most recognisable and iconic face in gaming all over the world. Young fans will love completing these puzzles using the bright, colourful stickers of everyone's favourite plumbing duo!
Use your stickers (and your puzzle-solving skills!) to complete the activities and guide Link through his latest heroic adventure.
With a legacy including 18 smash-hit Nintendo games, The Legend of Zelda remains one of the most popular and addictive gaming franchises ever created. Most recently, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild received widespread critical acclaim when it launched on Nintendo's new Switch console.
Young fans will love this sticker activity book, which is packed with characters from the series and includes over 800 colourful stickers.
In his fascinating and hilarious BBC Radio 4 stand up show, comedian and quizzer Paul Sinha shines a light on the important historical moments that you never got taught at school, and explains why so much of what you did learn is wrong. There will also, as ever, be puns.
He explains how Portugal's invasion of Morocco in 1415 led directly to the 2014 World Cup; how the 1909 launch of an Austro-Hungarian submarine prevented Dr Zhivago from winning an Oscar; and the story of the black woman who refused to give up a seat on an Alabama bus and ended up changing the law - no, it wasn't Rosa Parks.
"Sinha's gift for finding humour in it all makes him worth a listen" - The Telegraph
Paul Sinha is an acclaimed stand-up who was nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy award for his show Saint or Sinha?. He frequently appears on The News Quiz, The Now Show, and Fighting Talk, and he is a resident 'chaser' on the ITV quiz show The Chase. He wrote and starred in The Sinha Test (2011) and The Sinha Games (2012) on Radio 4 and in 2013 had his own four-part series, Paul Sinha's Citizenship Test.
Paul Sinha’s History Revision was the winner of the 2016 Rose d’Or Award for 'Best Radio Comedy'.
Written and performed by: Paul Sinha Producer: Ed Morrish
When multi-millionaire David Ward is found dead in the same hotel as a countess who attempted suicide only hours earlier, Maigret presumes that the two cases are connected. When the countess flees Paris after the murder Maigret follows her to Nice and then to Switzerland to uncover the truth.
Penguin is publishing the entire series of Maigret novels in new translations. This novel has been published in a previous translation as Maigret and the Millionaires.
'His artistry is supreme' John Banville
'One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequalled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories' Guardian
Meet the leader of the Suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst, and a particularly plucky pup, during a momentous time in history!
Alfie can't believe his luck when he is allowed to keep a tiny puppy he finds abandoned on the street. Rascal is cute as a button and has lots of attitude, and Emmeline Pankhurst is thrilled that her ward Alfie has a new friend. Alfie and Rascal deliver messages between the Suffragettes as they organise their 'Votes for Women' campaign. But it's sometimes dangerous work, and it's not long before Alfie and Rascal find out the true cost of the fight.
Full of adventure, fascinating history and lovely animals, this is the perfect read for young fans of Dick King-Smith and Michael Morpurgo.
The highly anticipated coming-of-age story for the world's greatest super hero: BATMAN by the # 1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu.
Returning home from his lavish eighteenth birthday party, Bruce Wayne stops a criminal's getaway - disobeying the police and crashing his car during the chase. Sentenced to community service in Gotham City's Arkham Asylum, he encounters some of the the city's most dangerous and mentally disturbed criminals. Among these, Bruce meets the intriguing Madeleine who has ties to the Nightwalker gang that is terrorizing Gotham City. She's a mystery Bruce has to unravel but can he trust her? The Nightwalkers target the rich, and Bruce's name is next on their list.
The second book in the puzzle-tastic New York Times bestselling Mr Lemoncello series by Chris Grabenstein, award-winning author and co-author of many bestselling books with James Patterson!
This time Mr Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first-ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS. But something suspicious is going on . . . books are missing from Mr Lemoncello's library. Is someone trying to censor what the kids are reading?! In between figuring out mind-boggling challenges, Kyle and the other children will have to band together to get to the bottom of this mystery.
Packed with puzzles, clues, and thrilling surprises, this is the action-packed sequel to Escape from Mr Lemoncello's Library. Let the games begin!
Damian Drooth, the one of a kind, clean-up-the world hero, has arrived. Criminals beware - and be very afraid!
In his first case, Damian finds himself in the glamorous world of filmmaking. But it turns out to be a den of deceit. Damian needs all his mind-boggling skills to keep himself out of trouble and to rescue Trixibelle, the daughter of a crazy, mega-rich director.
Packed with rib-tickling pictures from Tony Ross, this is perfect for newly confident young readers of 6 and up!
Damian Drooth, the one-of-a-kind detective hero, is back. Criminals beware!
A superstar singer, Tiger Lilly, is getting married to a footballer. Who better to guard her fabulous wedding pressents than her number one fan, the genius private eye Damian Drooth? Will Damian's amazing brain power and cunning plans be enough to track down some notorious crooks among the wedding guests and win Tiger Lilly's undying admiration?
Packed with rib-tickling pictures from Tony Ross, this is perfect for newly confident young readers of 6 and up!
'Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man...a scholar of immense intellectual capacity' Martin Luther King
Learn how to bring love and compassion into an angry situation.
Many of us don't know how to handle strong emotions and our distorted perceptions can make us feel angry or filled with despair. Here, 'the father of mindfulness' teaches us to look deeply at the root of our anger. To see clearly, we must calm down. He shows us how, when insight is born, we will be free.
How To Fight is a pocket-sized guide to life by one of the best known Zen masters in the world, who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
From the bestselling author and illustrator of Start Where You Are comes an inspiring look at making peace with fear - to become our truest selves.
A mix of personal reflections, inspirational quotes, questions for reflection, and breathtaking watercolour visuals, My Friend Fear asserts that having big fear is an opportunity to make big changes, to discover the remarkable potential inside ourselves. Inspiring, relatable and vibrant, this is the perfect gift for anyone who wants to overcome inner obstacles to live a fuller and happier life.
A sequel to "The Game of Life and How to Play It," this book presents positive affirmations for success, happiness, marriage, loss, debt, interviews, projection, health, and journeys. The author writes of the familiar, practical, and everyday, and her spiritual teaching comes through clear and strong.
A prize-winning translation of the most widely known and popular collection of Japanese poetry.
Hyakunin Isshu is the most famous and popular collection of Japanese poetry, and the first work of Japanese literature ever to be translated into English. Compiled in the fourteenth century, the book is a collection of one hundred waka poems (a precursor of haiku), dating back to the seventh century. It's had a huge influence on Japanese culture ever since it was first published, and is considered one of the three most important works of Japanese classical literature along with TheTale of Genji and Tales of Ise.
Chloe Madeley's 4-Week Body Blitz is an exercise and nutrition plan that shows you how to transform your body shape in just 28 days.
Do you have a party dress to squeeze into next month? Is there a beach holiday on the horizon you want to get in shape for? If you have a short-term weight-loss goal, then this is the book for you!
Chloe Madeley is a qualified personal trainer who specialises in body shape transformation. In the 4-Week Body Blitz, she lays out the exercises you need to do and the food you should eat every single day for four weeks in order to get yourself in shape. Follow Chloe's instructions and you will see a significant difference in how your body looks. What’s more, you don't need a gym membership or expensive equipment to follow Chloe's plan.
This comprehensive, fully illustrated guide is full of delicious, easy recipes to fuel your exercise and aid your weight-loss.
If you suffer from digestive issues like IBS and Crohn’s disease, chances are not many types of food will agree with you and you might feel like your recipe options are limited. Now, thanks to The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook, you no longer have to miss out on delicious food.
FODMAPs are types of carbohydrates found in many foods that can cause digestive issues. The recipes in The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook are based on extensive research carried out at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. All dishes follow the low FODMAP diet and eliminate the foods likely to leave you with an upset stomach, with long term gut health as the ultimate goal.
With 150 recipes from breakfast to dinner and everything in between, you are certain to find something that hits the spot. Whatever cuisine you enjoy – British, Mediterranean, Mexican, Thai, Japanese or Middle Eastern – you’ll find innovative, healthy and delicious recipes in The Ultimate FODMAP Cookbook that will leave you feeling light and bright.
‘I want to give this book to everyone I know!’ Kate Moss ‘A manual for everyone about real health from the inside out.’ Reese Witherspoon ‘Sane, smart and deeply wise.’ Sienna Miller ‘Self-Care for the Real World is as insightful and inspiring as its authors.’ Sam Taylor-Johnson 'I’ve always valued Nadia’s advice as a teacher and a friend, and eating Katia’s delicious food - this book is the perfect combination of both.' Lily Cole ‘Do yourself a kindness, and buy this book.’ Jools Oliver ‘Taking loving care of yourself is the greatest gift... I love this book for teaching more ways how.’ Daisy Lowe
Wellness pioneers Nadia Narain and Katia Narain Phillips have spent decades helping others to feel their best. But it took them a bit longer to learn to care for themselves. Here they share the small, achievable steps they picked up on a lifetime’s journey towards self-care, and how you can apply them to your life, wherever you are.
Right now, you may be deep in the waves of life, being tossed around. Learning self-care is like building your own life boat, plank by plank. Once you’ve got your boat, you’ll still be rocked by the same waves, but you’ll have a feeling of safety, and a stability that means you can pick other people up on your way.