A sweet, playful story in which Little Cloud loves changing shape. He can be a horse, or a tree, or even a clown. At the end of the story he joins all the other clouds in the sky to make one big cloud - and then it rains!
Fifteen-year-old Sabiha has a lot to deal with: her mother's mental health issues, her interfering aunt, her mother's new boyfriend, her live-in grandfather and his chess buddy, not to mention her arrogant cousin Adnan. They all want to marry her off, have her become a strict Muslim and speak Bosnian. And Sabiha's friends are... read more
The third sexy historical romance in the Mistress trilogy features a corrupt Earl and a card-playing debutante who is not as innocent as she appears. Original.
Famous for its ingenuity and wit, "The Canterbury Tales" is a major part of England's literary heritage. From the exuberant Wife of Bath's Arthurian legend to the Miller's worldly, ribald farce, these tales can be taken as a mirror of fourteenth century London and medieval society. Incorporating every style of Medieval narrat... read more
The towering iceberg drifting in the North Atlantic was a floating tomb. Embedded in the great gleaming mass was a ship - sealed in so solidly that not even its mast protruded. Here was a sea mystery to rank alongside the Bermuda Triangle and the Marie Celeste. But for Major Dirk Pitt, top troubleshooter for the National Unde... read more
Garfield returns for his 47th book, in a brand-new, full-color compilation strip and another must-have for Garfield fans.
From one of Australia's most successful comedians comes "The Cheeky Monkey", a practitioner's guide to the art of comedy writing. Both insightful and practical, "The Cheeky Monkey" explains the principles of sitcom writing and guides the reader in how to apply them. Seeded with exercises to aid the developing comedy writer, t... read more
In the ancient burial ground of San Michele on an island off Venice, a young woman's casket is prised open, an object wrenched from her hands, and an extraordinary story begins. Young academic Daniel Forster arrives in Venice working for the summer in the library of a private collector. When his employer sends him to buy a st... read more
|Author:||John le Carre|
A corporate lawyer from the House of Single & Single is shot dead in cold blood on a Turkish hillside for crimes that he does not understand. A children's entertainer in Devon is hauled to his local bank late at night to explain a monumental influx of cash. A Russian freighter is arrested in the Black Sea. A celebrated Lon... read more
When Charles McCarryÃ¢ÂÂs The Better Angels was first published almost 30 years ago, one reviewer lamented that his premiseÃ¢ÂÂthat terrorists would use passenger-filled airliners as tools of terrorÃ¢ÂÂwas so incredible as to be an obstacle to the reader's suspension of disbelief. In retrospect this was to be just one o... read more
Is someone close to you an avid video gamer? What can you do to get them to put down the joystick? What can you give your gamer as a gift that is not yet another game? Written by the team behind the fabulous and popular ABC2 TV program and website GOOD GAME, the book is all about video games, gamer culture, and the industr... read more
The next instalment in this sharp supernatural series, featuring the CIA's top black ops assassin: a 291-year-old vampire.
By popular demand, this best-selling series is back in sparkling, brand new beautifully illustrated hardback editions! Journey with Jessie in her 6th adventure into the Fairy Realm, a magical world full of elves, fairies, gnomes, miniature horses, storytelling furrybears, fearsome griffins and unicorns. Every book contains a ... read more
This book features an awesome rider line-up, including multi X-Games gold medalist and world number one, Nate Adams, world number two, Adam Jones, California's quad back flipper Jon Guetter and Alaska's Jimmy Blaze - the only man in the world to flip a snow mobile ramp to ramp. Australia's top riders will join them with 2006... read more
The Kite Runner, by Afghanistan-born, American Khaled Hosseini, confronts readers with sometimes difficult truths and deep moral issues of loyalty, kinship and faith. Amir and Hassan are inseparable childhood friends in Afghanistan, though Amir is the son of a rich man and Hassan is a lower caste servant. Amir betrays his fri... read more
|Author:||Richard G. Wilkinson|
Large inequalities of income in a society have often been regarded as divisive and corrosive, and it is common knowledge that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem. This book demonstrates that more unequal societies are bad for almost everyone within them - the well-off... read more