|Dimensions||212 × 152 × 23 mm|
Wrecking Ball Press
It’s ten days before Christmas and it should be a time of good will to all of Toytopia. Instead, there’s civil war and a rival toy store intent on putting Toytopia out of business. It’s up to Ridley, bus conductor on the 3a, to implement some wise words from the east and lead the toys to salvation.
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These canine POV tales of life as the most misunderstood member of the family will resonate with adults and children alike James Barklee, the author and illustrator of this book, is an ordinary small dog living an ordinary life. But James is frustrated. His size makes him feel overlooked and he is also told off–a lot. His heart-warming story will resonate with readers, who identify with many of the feelings James shares. Thankfully, his sad tales end happily, as he realizes the most important thing of all: his family loves him, faults and all, just as he loves them.
When Matt leaves his kindergarten class for a quick trip to the bathroom, he never imagines what will happen next. He suddenly finds himself in a stranger’s car, being driven to an unfamiliar place. Who is this man, and is he really a stranger? When the school bell rings and Matt is nowhere to be found, his frantic sister, Bonnie, realises that her little brother is not lost but missing. She must do everything in her power to save him, even if it puts her own life in danger…
In this innovative book of poetry from the editor of “Heart to Heart”, forty poems from around the world speak about specific works of art. Included on every spread is the poem in its original language, an English translation and the piece of art that the poem is about. Readers will look at art and poetry in a new way in this multi-cultural selection! It includes a biography (brief) of each author, translator and artist.
Winston Churchill’s political career spanned over 50 years, during which time he was alternately at the centre of power and out of favour. He is most remembered for his inspirational leadership in the second world war and his rousing speeches urging Britain to fight on. This book reveals the influences that shaped his life and career and looks at his strengths and weaknesses.
Quotation panels, featuring many of Churchill’s well-known sayings and comments, and the opinions of his well-known contemporaries, such as Stalin, are scattered liberally throughout. The final chapter examines his legacy and attempts to answer the question: how justifiable is his reputation in view of his achievements?
Redstone Press presents a charming children’s book by Tatiana Glebova, a celebrated soviet book illustrator and painter. A friend to many of Russia’s best-known avant-garde artists, poets and writers, her book Where Am I? was completed in 1928 but never printed.
Published to coincide with the House of Illustration’s much anticipated show A New Childhood: picture books from Soviet Russia, the images are both startlingly original yet completely timeless.
The perfect gift for curious children and parents alike, these engaging images will brighten any playroom!