What can be found in the Vatican's Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin's library aboard the Beagle hold? Which library is home to a colony of bats? Packed with unusual facts and statistics, this is the perfect volume for library enthusiasts, bibliophiles and readers everywhere.
Meet the first female flier to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean in this book for readers as young as 4 years. Part of the Little People, Big Dreams series that introduces children to history's highest achievers.
Long revered as the authority on craftsmanship and Japanese aesthetics, Yanagi devoted his life and writing to defend the value of craft. In an age of feeble and ugly machine-made things, The Beauty of Everyday Things is a call to deepen relationships with the objects that surround people.
This revised edition offers help and solutions for all crossword puzzlers and wordgame enthusiasts. Specially devised to help the wordgame player who knows the end of a word but not the beginning of it, the words are listed by length and in alphabetical order from the end of each word.