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Rhyme's Reason: A Guide to English Verse

Paperback, 06/02/2015, £9.99
Surveys the schemes, patterns and forms of English verse, and illustrates each variation with an original and witty self-descriptive example. In this fourth edition, the authors offer a personal take on why the book has played such an important role in the education of young poets and student scholars.

Battle of Britain

Hardback, 01/06/2017, £7.99

War in the West - A New History: Germany Ascendant 1039-1941: Volume 1

Paperback, 02/06/2016, £9.99
The Second World War is the most cataclysmic and violent sequence of events in recent times. Are you ready for the truth about World War Two? This title features the experiences of dozens of individuals, from civilians and soldiers, to sailors, pilots, leading military strategists, industrialists and heads of state, and uncovers the strategy.

We Don't Play with Guns Here: War, Weapon and Superhero Play in the Early Years

Paperback, 01/04/2003, £27.99
War, weapon and superhero play has been banned in many early childhood settings for over 30 years. This book explores the development and application of a zero tolerance approach through the eyes of children and practitioners.

Irish Peacock and Scarlet Marquess

Paperback, 23/08/2003, £10.99
'As good as being in the gallery. Enthralling.' Peter Ackroyd, The TimesThe original transcript of the famous Wilde vs Queensberry trial, containing previously unseen details and exchanges. With extensive footnotes and a new introduction, this definitive account is a dramatic read that will delight Wilde enthusiasts and the general reader.

Anglo-Saxon World: An Anthology

Paperback, 26/02/2009, £7.99

Complexity: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 24/07/2014, £8.99
In this Very Short Introduction, John Holland presents an introduction to the science of complexity. Using examples from biology and economics, he shows how complexity science models the behaviour of complex systems.

Teaching at home

7, 27/04/2005, £14.99
Faced with the apparent inability of her autistic son Billy to learn and socialize with other children at school, Olga Holland decided to teach him at home. This book explains the author's approach, focused on adapting to the demands of Billy's atypical mind and respecting his vivid imaginative world while attracting and retaining his attention.

Nursing Evidence-based Practice Skills

Paperback, 22/04/2010, £25.99
Nursing students require a unique guide to research and evidence based practice to help them succeed in both the classroom and the clinical area. Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Skills is a one-stop-shop of the theory and practice of EBP including practical tips for assignments and placements.

Animal Kingdom: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 24/11/2011, £8.99
Molecular biology has revolutionized our understanding of animals and their evolution. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Holland provides an authoritative summary of the modern view of animal life, its origins, and the new classification resulting from DNA studies.

In the Shadow of the Sword: The Battle for Global Empire and the End of the Ancient World

Paperback, 04/04/2013, £12.99
From the bestselling author of Rubicon and Persian Fire comes this thrilling panoramic account of the rise of Islam