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Headway Academic Skills: 3: Reading, Writing, and Study Skills Student's Book

A four-level, paired skills course that teaches students in higher education the essential skills for academic success. Now with Oxford Online Skills Program to improve reading, writing, listening and speaking. Strands available: Reading, Writing, and Study Skills Listening, Speaking, and Study Skills

1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics

Acheson, David (Fellow, Jesus College, O
Pure mathematical gold, this insightful book by established author David Acheson makes mathematics accessible to everyone. The entertaining journey through the subject includes some fascinating puzzles and is accompanied by numerous illustrations and sketches by world famous cartoonists.

Shadow of a Taxman: Who Funded the Irish Revolution?

Adams, R. J. C. (Research Fellow, Resear
Who funded the Irish Revolution? In Shadow of a Taxman, R. J. C. Adams investigates how the unrecognised Irish Republic's money was solicited, collected, transmitted, and safeguarded, as well as who the financial backers were and what influenced their decision to contribute from as far afield as New York, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, and Melbourne.

Invisible Agents: Women and Espionage in Seventeenth-Century Britain

Akkerman, Nadine (Reader in early modern
A compelling history of women in seventeenth century espionage, telling the forgotten tales of women from all walks of life who acted as spies in early modern Britain. Nadine Akkerman has immersed herself in archives and letter collections, acting as a modern-day spymistress to unearth plots and conspiracies that have long been hidden by history.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 15: Around the World in 80 Days

Alcraft, Rob
When Phileas wagers he can travel the world in eighty days, little does he know what he will find along the way! TreeTops Greatest Stories is a series of timeless classics for children aged 711. Its much-loved stories, beautiful artwork and careful levelling make it easy to select books that children will love.

Ireland, Literature, and the Coast: Seatangled

Allen, Nicholas
Ireland is home to one of the world's great literary and artistic traditions. This book reads Irish literature and art in context of the island's coastal and maritime cultures, setting a diverse range of writing and visual art in a fluid panorama of liquid associations that connect Irish literature to an archipelago of other times and places.

Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Annas, Julia (Department of Philosophy,
Julia Annas gives a succinct account of ancient Greco-Roman philosophy, emphasizing its freshness and variety of themes, and its approach of lively discussion and argument.

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Betty Goes Bananas

Antony, Steve
Meet Betty, a baby gorilla. When Betty finds a banana that just wont open ... Betty ... goes ... BANANAS!

Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science

Atkins, Peter (, Professor of Chemistry,
Any literate person should be familiar with the central ideas of modern science. This book introduces the author's choice of the ten great ideas of science. It aims to lead the reader through the emergence of the concepts, and then present them in an effective manner.

A Dot in the Snow

Averiss, Corrinne (, Manchester, UK)
This is the story of a curious polar bear, a little girl lost in the snow, and the precious friendship they discover together. With themes of empathy and kindness, the story is stunningly illustrated by debut illustrator, Fiona Woodcock. 'Breathtakingly lovely. I adored this book.' Cerrie Burnell.

Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

Bahn, Paul (Freelance writer, translator
The explorations of archaeology encompass the whole globe, survey 2.5 million years, and range from deserts to jungles, from deep caves to mountain tops, and from pebble tools to GPS. Its efforts to reconstruct and understand the past do not fail to fascinate us. Paul Bahn explores the importance of archaeology in this entertaining introduction.