Literature, books & writers (Children's/Teenage)

    Stephenie Meyer

    By Lori Mortensen

    Paperback £7.85

    Readers will learn about the life and works of Stephenie Meyer. This young adult author's life leading up to her success as the best-selling author of the Twilight series is discussed. Readers will also learn about the author's writing process and what inspires her. What's next for this author and...

    Dress-Up Jane Austen

    By Catherine Bruzzone

    Paperback £7.25

    Discover fashion through history! How did a Regency bride and groom dress for their wedding? Why did everyone wear hats? Cut out the fourteen colourful costumes, for both women and men, then dress up the dolls to explore the fashions of Jane Austen's day.

    Don\'t Read This Before Bed (Stories & Poems)

    By Anna Claybourne

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Love to tell scary stories around the camp fire? Like to solve mysteries? Brave enough to hear the truth about some pretty freaky phenomena? Then cuddle up with this spooky spine-tingler, filled with delightfully frightful true stories of real-life monsters, doomed domains, menacing mysteries, strange disappearances, and so much more.

    The Get Creative Journal

    By Jacqueline Wilson

    Paperback Save £0.33 = £6.65

    Taking inspiration from Jacqueline Wilson's brilliant characters, fire your imagination and get your creative juices flowing with this boredom-busting activity journal, beautifully illustrated by Nick Sharratt and complete with space to record your ideas every day.

    Travels with my Sketchbook

    By Chris Riddell

    Hardback £12.65

    A beautiful illustrated record of Chris Riddell's time as the Children's Laureate 2015-2017

    Darkness Visible

    By Nicholas Tucker

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The essential companion to one of the most popular YA series of all time: His Dark Materials. Accompanies a hotly-anticipated BBC adaptation of the series in 2017/18.

    Story of Charles Dickens

    By Andrew Billen

    Hardback £7.25

    Charles Dickens's happy childhood came to a sudden end when his father was jailed for debt. At the age of 12, young Charles was sent to work in a factory making shoe polish...

    Michael Foreman: Travels With My Sketchbook

    By Michael Foreman

    Hardback £13.25

    Join Michael Foreman on an incredible journey around the globe. His prolific career as an illustrator has taken him through war-torn Vietnam to the vast forests of Siberia, from Mao's China to Japan, the Arctic to the South Seas and from the top of the world to the bottom of...

    Doctor Who: The Companion's Companion

    By Clara Oswald

    Hardback £8.45

    If there's one thing the Doctor ought to remember, it's this: he should never travel alone. And to help make sure he always has someone suitably brilliant by his side, Clara has compiled this comprehensive guide to travelling with the Doctor. Packed full of hints and tips on topics such...

    Books! Books! Books!

    By Mick Manning

    Hardback £11.45

    A fascinating journey through literature from the first hand-made books to Shakespeare, the Bronte sisters and the Brothers Grimm - and including cookery, science and music

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