Few contemporaries captured Britain's indomitable wartime spirit as well or as wittily as the cartoonist Carl Giles. In this book, the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945 are brought together. It also includes his take on the great events of the war - from the Fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory.
It's just another day of high school for Zack Lightman. He's daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom-if he can make it that long without getting suspended again. Then he glances out his classroom window and spots the flying saucer. At first, Zack thinks he's going crazy.
From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between.
It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence. Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a property developer who is heavily invested in Bristol's housing boom, and he has everything to loose...
Georgian London evokes images of elegant buildings and fine art, but it was also a city where prostitution was rife. Examining the nature of the sex trade, this title offers an insight into the impact of prostitution to give a vivid portraits of some of the women who became involved in its world.
Anthony Powell's brilliant twelve-novel sequence chronicles the lives of over three hundred characters, and is a unique evocation of life in twentieth-century England. It is unrivalled for its scope, its humour and the enormous pleasure it has given to generations.