From the author of 100 Books That Changed The World, a definitive survey of the most beloved, original, inspiring, hysterical, heart-warming, compelling, rude and downright scary books that have enchanted children the world over.
A fascinating collection of the most significant plans, sketches, drawings and illustrations that have changed the way we think about the world. From primitive cave paintings to the complicated DNA double helix drawn by Crick and Watson, they chart dramatic breakthroughs in our understanding of the world and its history.
The 100 letters collected in this beautifully illustrated book demonstrate the power of the written word to inspire, astonish and entertain. Ranging from ink-inscribed tablets vividly describing life in the Roman Empire to remarkable last wills and testaments, passionate outpourings of love and despair, and succinct notes with deadly consequences.
Life is full of valuable lessons and it's time to talk about periods because society doesn't celebrate the menstrual cycle. The truth is that it can be bloody hard living in a body that bleeds once a month. Talking to someone can help and some of the lessons Claire Baker has learnt along the way may just come in handy.
There once was a boy called Billy McGill who lived by himself at the top of a hill. He spent every day in his house all alone for Billy McGill liked to be on his own. But life doesn't always turn out how you plan it... This brilliant book is a laugh-out-loud tale of growing chaos, with a subtle message about how it's good to have friends.