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Story of Ferdinand

Paperback, 07/09/2017, £6.99
Once upon a time in Spain, there was a little bull and his name was Ferdinand . Unlike all the other little bulls - who run, jump, and butt their heads together in fights - Ferdinand would rather sit under his favourite cork tree and smell the flowers.

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems

Hardback, 03/09/2019, £16.99
The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing Explainer

View From Castle Rock

Paperback, 06/09/2007, £9.99
From her ancestors' view from Edinburgh's Castle Rock in the eighteenth century to her parents' thwarted ambitions in Ontario, and her own awakening in 1950s Canada, the author effortlessly weaves fact and myth to create an epic story of past and present, proving that fiction has much to tell us about life.

Death of Bunny Munro

Paperback, 21/08/2014, £9.99
A darkly funny and very moving father-son story from the world-famous musician

Selected stories

Paperback, 06/11/1997, £10.99
This first-ever selection of Alice Munro's stories sums up her genius. Her territory is the secrets that cackle beneath the facade of everyday lives, the pain and promises, loves and fears of apparently ordinary men and women whom she renders extraordinary and unforgettable.


Hardback, 07/08/2014, £20.00
The story of the dramatic two years leading to Napoleon's abdication in 1814 - in which he lost control of his empire and, ultimately, of France itself.

Archaic Style in English Literature, 1590-1674

Hardback, 28/11/2013, £70.00
Munro explores the conscious use of archaic language by poets and dramatists including Shakespeare, Spenser, Jonson and Milton.

Children of the Queen's Revels: A Jacobean Theatre Repertory

Paperback, 21/07/2011, £32.99
This book provides a study of the enduring and influential Jacobean children's company, the Children of the Queen's Revels.

Effective Child Protection 2ed

Paperback, 19/05/2008, £29.99
Eileen Munro is a high profile author in child protection. She provides broad coverage of the topic for students and practitioners and for those in the allied professions. Updated to include important issues such as detecting errors and how to combine intuition, emotion and analytic thinking.

Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

Hardback, 24/11/2015, £16.99
From the No. 1 bestselling author of What If? - the man who created xkcd and explained the laws of science with cartoons - comes a series of brilliantly simple diagrams ('blueprints' if you want to be complicated about it) that show how important things work: from the nuclear bomb to the biro.

Love of a good woman

7, 02/03/2000, £9.99
The author has a genius for entering the lives of ordinary people and capturing the passions and contradictions that lie just below the surface. This title takes mainly the lives of women - unruly, ungovernable, unpredictable, unexpected, funny, sexy and completely recognisable - and brings their hidden desires bubbling to the surface.

Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage

Paperback, 01/08/2002, £9.99
Includes stories that focus through single events or sudden memories which bring the past bubbling to the surface.