|Author:||Rachael McKenna et al|
A remarkable collection of images from an extraordinary group of photographers.
The new project from Yann Arthus-Bertrand, author of the multimillion-copy international bestseller Earth From the Air.
The latest project from bestselling photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Six Billion Others presents the photographic portraits and transcribed responses of 500 men and women, interviewed on video over ... read more
|Author:||Elizabeth Foley & B. Coates|
For all fans of Homework for Grown-ups, a fiendishly entertaining quiz book for all the family.
Whether your idea of fun is an evening spent with friends and family basking in the glow of twinkly Christmas tree lights while you take the opportunity to probe the most cob-webbed corners of your intellect, or if the joy of... read more
Keep track of all the wines you are tasting this summer! A quality spiral-bound A5 notebook featuring information about the Nelson wineries accompanied by stunning photography. Plenty of space for you to makes lots of wine tasting notes. The perfect Nelson gift for all the wine-lovers in your family!
My name is Jack Reacher. No middle name, no address. I've got a rule. People mess with me at their own risk. Rule 1: if in doubt drink coffee. Rule 2: never volunteer for anything. Soldier's basic rule. Rule 3: don't break the furniture. Rule 4: only have one woman at a time. Rule 5: be on your feet and ready. Rule 6: show th... read more
At once touching, ethereal and warm, Rachael's unique viewpoint has made her one of the most successful animal photographers in the world today. When she recently embarked on a new life in France, it was inevitable that she would turn her talents to capturing the beauty of the new world around her. The result has been two stu... read more
The letters in this book reflect the thoughts, feelings, questions and complaints that a selection of New Zealand children aged 6 – 11 wanted to express to and about their Mums. Their letters offer an unswerving perspective on how children see their Mums. Like children themselves the letters are poignant, often hilarious; alw... read more
It is exactly like "Isaiah" 11:6: "The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid..." Written by "National Geographic" magazine writer Jennifer Holland, "Unlikely Friendships" documents one heart warming tale after another of animals who, with nothing else in common, bond in the most unex... read more
|Author:||Alexander McCall Smith|
Well before Precious Ramotswe founded her Number One Ladies' Detective Agency, as an eight-year-old girl she was already solving mysteries. Here in this delightful, new, enchanting tale for children, we see how the young Precious became the crafty and intuitive private investigator we all know and love!
With the cachet knowledge every aficionado must possess, plus authentic insights into the lives and skills of the experts within the industry, Le Snob: Perfume offers impeccable advice on all aspects of this artisanal product, from learning how to recognise olfactory categories to professional production techniques. Providin... read more
Nothing says Christmas like innocent children shrieking with terror as a hulking red stranger drags them onto his lap. For many kids, a frightening visit with Santa is a rite of passage. And luckily, our loved ones have captured those precious Christmas moments on film to taunt us for years to come. Denise Joyce and Nancy Wat... read more
|Author:||William H. Ukers|
The original homage to the world's most extraordinary drink!
In 1922, William H. Ukers wrote the definitive work on coffee. As the founder of The Tea and Coffee Trade Journal, an industry magazine still active today, he spent seventeen years traveling the world and uncovering everything there was to know about both the ... read more
Puss in Books is a celebration of feline wit, intelligence, aloofness and charm as presented through cats in books, with examples from literature, folklore and popular culture. Feline references in books and manuscripts date from before 2000 BC in ancient Egypt, and since the introduction of cats to western households they ha... read more
|Author:||Sylvia Vanden Heede|
Dog is Wolf's cousin. Wolf is Dog's cousin. That's strange because: Wolf is wild, and Dog is tame. Wolf lives in a forest on top of a hill. Dog doesn't. Dog has a basket. And a boss.
These laugh-out-loud stories are about the important things in life -- like food, family and fleas!
Meerkats seem to get everywhere these days. But what to do with all the corpses when they reach the end of their fluffy little lives? Don't just throw them away! Why not turn one upside down and use it as a penholder? Or cut it in half and use it to replace a table leg? Peppered with brilliant, mercilessly dark humour, 101 Us... read more
Published for the first time in flipback - the new, portable, stylish format that's taken Europe by storm. 'I am not only not going to be married, at present, but have very little intention of ever marrying at all.' Beautiful, clever and rich, Emma Woodhouse thinks she knows best, particularly when it comes to love. A determi... read more
Published for the first time in flipback - the new, portable, stylish format that's taken Europe by storm. 'What have you been judging from...Dearest Miss Morland, what ideas have you been admitting?' Young and impressionable, Catherine Morland has an over-active imagination. After falling for the sophisticated Henry Tilney d... read more
When they tell me I’m too old to do something, I attempt it immediately.’ Pablo Picasso
TIMELY ADVICE FOR A MILESTONE BIRTHDAY
So what if you’re turning 70; after all, with age comes wisdom and more excuses to woop loudly as you cruise past pedestrians on your brand new mobility scooter – ... read more
Imagine a field guide to all the animals you'd encounter on an African safari, but instead of looking at a photograph of them in the book you're reading, you're actually seeing a small film clip on the page of the animal in motion. It's a "PhoticularTM Book" - a lenticular-based technology that transfers fluid 4-color movies ... read more
"You don't get older, you get better". (Shirley Bassey). "Don't let ageing get you down. It's too hard to get back up". (John Wagner). You might not be a spring chicken any more, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't keep on strutting your stuff! Stay young at heart and see the lighter side of getting older with this collection... read more