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Low Cost Houses : A&D series

ISBN: 9788415223573

Publisher: Monsa

This title presents a superbly illustrated look at the latest trends and innovations in low-cost housing solutions. This visually stunning volume brings togethe...


This title presents a superbly illustrated look at the latest trends and innovations in low-cost housing solutions. This visually stunning volume brings together some of the finest examples of innovative, stylish, and high-concept yet low-cost architectural solutions. Filled with superb full-colour photography, detailed architectural illustrations, and descriptions of each project, this is an invaluable resource for architects and designers looking for inspiration. Slipcase edition


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


$250.00 $130.00
Urban Landscapes : A&D series

ISBN: 9788415223795

Publisher: Monsa

This is a innovative collection of sustainable urban landscape projects from around the world. The ever growing demand for incorporating natural elements into m...


This is a innovative collection of sustainable urban landscape projects from around the world. The ever growing demand for incorporating natural elements into manmade environments in a sustainable manner has led to increasing recognition of landscape architects by the rest of the profession. Urban Landscapes, with its full-colour photography and detailed architectural plans, brings together some of the most innovative and exciting projects from both established and up-and-coming landscape architects. Slipcase edition.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 240 x 290 mm


$250.00 $130.00
The Last Pier

ISBN: 9781843915645

Author: Roma Tearne    Publisher: Hesperus Press

How deep the summer had bitten into the land that last August, how cruelly it had burnt into earth and grass and air. What had started out as a pastel and water...


How deep the summer had bitten into the land that last August, how cruelly it had burnt into earth and grass and air. What had started out as a pastel and water-faded spring turning so unexpectedly into a splintering, shimmering thing. All that had been required was a spark to cause a fire. Why had no one noticed? The summer of 1939 broke the Maudsley family. Cecily was only thirteen years-old and desperate to grow up; desperate to be as beautiful and desired and reckless as her older sister Rose. Now, in her forties, the family resemblance is uncanny but Cecily is a shadow of her former self. A part of her died that fateful summer. Returning to the deserted family farm as an adult, Cecily recalls the light before the storm, before the war came and before the terrible family tragedy. It was a summer of laughter and icecream, promises and first love. She remembers her father’s unrequited love for her, her melancholy mother and her brittle and argumentative aunt Kitty, and how everyone, somehow, was guarding a secret. None more so than the impossibly beautiful Rose. And in her childhood innocence, between snatches of misunderstood conversations, Cecily helps set in motion a chain of devastating events. Wandering through the family home twenty-nine years later, Cecily hopes to lay some ghosts to rest but the past has yet to give up some shocking secrets…


Bind: paperback


Pages: 352


Publication Date: 20-04-2015


$24.99 $7.99
Pollyanna Grows Up

ISBN: 9781843915522

Author: Eleanor Porter    Publisher: Hesperus Press

In this sequel to the classic children's book Pollyanna, our beloved heroine continues to cheer up everyone around her with her sunny personality and relentless...


In this sequel to the classic children's book Pollyanna, our beloved heroine continues to cheer up everyone around her with her sunny personality and relentless good humour. When we left Pollyanna at the end of the first book, she was trying very hard to stay positive after a car accident injured her spine and paralysed her. Now old fans and new will be intrigued to read about Pollyanna's miraculous recovery: she can walk - something she was assured she would never be able to do again!Now that Pollyanna's aunt has married kind old Dr Chilton, the newlyweds whisk Pollyanna off to Europe every winter and all three start to enjoy their newfound family. Pollyanna also has the chance to travel to Boston, and makes plenty of new friends as well as reuniting with her oldest pals. As Pollyanna grows up, she matures into a thoughtful young lady but never loses her characteristic spark of good cheer. Her goal in life is still to be glad under all circumstances, but with her aunt experiencing a tragedy and Pollyanna herself getting embroiled in a complicated love triangle, it will take a special type of person to come through it all with a smile on her face.Luckily Pollyanna is a very special young lady indeed.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 256


Publication Date: 20-02-2015


$21.99 $7.99
Long Ago and Far Away : Eight Traditional Fairy Tales

ISBN: 9781843913627

Author: Various    Publisher: Hesperus Press

Suddenly, fairy tales are everywhere. Up to ten major feature films have been made or are in production using as a basis traditional fairy tales that...


Suddenly, fairy tales are everywhere. Up to ten major feature films have been made or are in production using as a basis traditional fairy tales that we think we are all familiar with. But are we? \n This collection reprints or retranslates the earliest versions of eight of those tales, and shows how they are sometimes very far from the stuff of cosy bedtime stories or jolly pantomimes. \n The stories include: \n The Little Mermaid \n Sleeping Beauty \n Cinderella \n Beauty and the Beast \n Jack and the Beanstalk \n Snow White \n Hansel and Gretel \n Little Red Riding Hood


Pages: 140


$29.99 $7.99
The Emerald City of Oz

ISBN: 9781843913924

Author: L. Frank Baum    Publisher: Hesperus Press

Dorothy has decided to take Uncle Henry and Aunt Em to the Land of Oz, with the help of Princess Ozma. As they embark together on a tour of the land, Dorothy is...


Dorothy has decided to take Uncle Henry and Aunt Em to the Land of Oz, with the help of Princess Ozma. As they embark together on a tour of the land, Dorothy is unaware that the Nome King, squatting in his underground Kingdom, is plotting to seize the Land of Oz. He sets out to recruit new allies to help the Nome army and burrows his way to the centre of the Emerald City. Can his diabolical army be defeated by Dorothy, Princess Ozma of Oz and their friends?
In this captivating installment in the Oz series, as well as being reacquainted with favourite characters from previous books such as the Cowardly Lion, Billina the yellow hen and the Wooden Sawhorse, we are introduced to many weird and wonderful new ones such as Miss Cuttenclip, the paranoid Flutterbudgets and the living kitchen utensils of Utensia.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 120


Publication Date: 25-01-2013


$19.99 $7.99
Glinda of Oz

ISBN: 9781843913931

Author: L. Frank Baum    Publisher: Hesperus Press

The last book in Baum’s Oz series sees Princess Ozma and Dorothy travel to an obscure corner of the Land of Oz in order to prevent a war between the Skeezers ...


The last book in Baum’s Oz series sees Princess Ozma and Dorothy travel to an obscure corner of the Land of Oz in order to prevent a war between the Skeezers and the Flatheads. The leaders of the two tribes are determined and Dorothy and Ozma find themselves imprisoned on the Skeezers' glass-covered island, which has been magically submerged to the bottom of its lake. Ozma and Dorothy summon Glinda, the most powerful sorceress of Oz, who, with help from several magicians and magical assistants, must find a way to raise the island and liberate its trapped inhabitants.

This timely publication ties in with the international release of the film Oz: The Great and Powerful. Directed by Sam Raimi and featuring James Franco, Michelle Williams (as Glinda), Rachel Weisz and Zach Braff.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 120


Publication Date: 25-01-2013


$19.99 $7.99
The Marvellous Land of Oz

ISBN: 9781843913917

Author: L. Frank Baum    Publisher: Hesperus Press

The sequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and set shortly after the events in the first book, The Marvellous Land of Oz follows the adventures of a young boy nam...


The sequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and set shortly after the events in the first book, The Marvellous Land of Oz follows the adventures of a young boy named Tip, who, for as long as he can remember, has been under the guardianship of a witch named Mombi in the Land of Oz. One night he plans his escape to the Emerald City, stealing Mombi’s powder of life. Along the way he meets with our old friends the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman as well as making some new ones such as Jack Pumpkinhead, the Wooden Sawhorse, the Highly Magnified Woggle-Bug, and the amazing Gump. Can they escape Mombi and make it to the Emerald City?

A fantastical tale of endless imagination, The Marvellous Land of Oz is as exciting and endearing today as it was when first published over eighty years ago.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 120


Publication Date: 25-01-2013


$19.99 $7.99
The Hero From Nithdale Station

ISBN: 9780473462291

Author: Dick Trip    Publisher: Wild Side Publishing

Be inspired by the courage of this hard-working Southland farmer who led the First Commando Fiji Guerrillas in World War II. My parents were an exceptional coup...


Be inspired by the courage of this hard-working Southland farmer who led the First Commando Fiji Guerrillas in World War II. My parents were an exceptional couple. Their characters and influence in the local community, the farming world and in a much wider sphere were significant. My father’s contribution to the war effort in the Solomon Islands, and the well-deserved Silver Star awarded to him by the Americans, is a unique story that you will not find in many of the war histories. My mother also made a huge impact in her community and was awarded a QSM for her work. ~DICK TRIPP A more enjoyable glimpse into the life and times of one of this community’s cornerstone families I haven’t ever experienced. ~Tracy Hicks, Gore District Mayor What better way do we have to learn other than from those who have gone before us. ~Ian (Inky) Tulloch, former Mayor of Gore District What an interesting and unique book this is! It combines two things that New Zealand readers love: tales of how our back country was tamed, and action adventures of our modest war heroes. ~Dr Bob Robinson, Laidlaw College


Bind: paperback


Pages: 86


Dimensions: 148 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 15-03-2019


$24.99 $17.99
Eat Well Live Well

ISBN: 9780908319206

Authors: Diabetes New Zealand, Diabetes New Zealand   

Eating healthily doesn't have to mean denying flavour. In Eat Well, Live Well Diabetes New Zealand has collected more than 50 truly delicious recipes from well ...


Eating healthily doesn't have to mean denying flavour. In Eat Well, Live Well Diabetes New Zealand has collected more than 50 truly delicious recipes from well known kiwi cooks, that are healthy easy to make and quick to prepare. The recipes are diverse in flavour and methods, but all focus on lean protein, vegetables and fruit while low in fat, salt and sugar. Not only for those with diabetes, this indispensable cookbook is a wonderful guide to a sustainable and healthy lifestyle for all.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 215 x 270 mm


$34.99 $24.99
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