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
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, […]
Anne Dickson defines assertiveness as the art of clear, honest and direct communication. An assertive approach builds self-esteem and strengthens our ability to make our own choices in life, by helping us to manage the anxiety and stress of communicating in difficult situations. Instead of being governed by the need to either please or blame […]
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 […]
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.
In a journalist’s career, the best stories can seldom be published. Veteran journalist Ajith Pillai’s colourful career spanning nearly three decades has taken him from the murky underworld of Bombay to the icy heights of Kargil, yet, the stories he has written are only half the story. Now, for the first time, the ‘off-the-record’ stories […]
It is almost unprecedented for a head of state to publish a memoir while still in office. But Pervez Musharraf is no ordinary head of state. As President of Pakistan since 1999, his is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, and he continues to play a crucial role in the global war […]
Since the publication of his stunning worldwide bestseller Conversations with God (more than two-and-a-half years on the New York Times list; now published in 37 languages), Walsch has been telling readers that a new understanding of God can change lives and change the world. Now, in this new book, he expands on that theme by […]
Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest batmen in the world. Leander Paes ans Mahesh Bupathi, the duo who took indian tennis to new heights Narain Karthi keyan, the fastest man behind the wheels Chitanjeev Milkha Singh, India’s best golfer Baihaichung Bhutia, a pioneer of India football etc…Filled with details of the greatest exploits of […]