After being transported by a cyclone to the land of Oz, Dorothy and her dog are befriended by a scarecrow, a tin man, and a cowardly lion, who accompany her to the Emerald City to look for a wizard who can help Dorothy return home to Kansas.
The Wizard of Oz – Lyman Frank Baum
Lyman Frank Baum
The Dog Finally Has His Day! After years of living in Garfield’s supersized shadow, Odie breaks loose with a brand-new book of his own. Sure, the fat cat’s slobbering sidekick may be a few dog biscuits shy of a box, but he’s all heart – or is that all tongue? Odie’s fetched his favorite strips […]
Chanakya, who lived in 4th Century BC, was a leadership guru par excellence. His ideas on how to identify leaders and groom them to govern a country has been well documented in his book Kautilyas Arthashastra. This book contains 6000 aphorisms or sutras. In the present book the author simplifies the age old formula of […]
Mystery & Adventure
From number one bestselling author David Walliams comes another heartfelt but hilarious hoot of an adventure Stella Saxby is the sole heir to Saxby Hall. But awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl will stop at nothing to get it from her. Luckily Stella has a secret – and slightly spooky – weapon up her […]
People around the world have found inspiration in the story of Lance Armstrong–a world-class athlete nearly struck down by cancer, only to recover and win the Tour de France, the multiday bicycle race famous for its gruelling intensity. Armstrong is a thoroughgoing Texan jock, and the changes brought to his life by his illness are […]
My Family and Other Animals is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell. This tv tie in edition coincides with ITV’s six part television series The Durrells. Escaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family – acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting Leslie, […]
The author of the Corfu Trilogy recounts the delights—and challenges—of opening a private zoo on the English Channel Island of Jersey. Spurred by his passion for animals and a lifelong dream, in the spring of 1959 Gerald Durrell opened the Jersey Zoo—now known as the Durrell Wildlife Park—on the grounds of an old manor house. […]
Based on the groundbreaking ITV/The Learning Channel documentary series, and drawn from years of research and dozens of interviews with friends and associates speaking on the record for the first time, Diana contains never-before-revealed information and stunning insights about the beloved — and largely misunderstood — Princess of Wales. From claims that Diana was ready […]
60 years after the Spanish Civil War ended, the appearance of mass graves containing victims of Franco’s death squads broke what Spaniards call ‘the pact of forgetting’. This book questions the cause of the Civil War, why Basque terrorists kill and why the Catalans hate Madrid.