January / February 2018 (62)

LeBron James vs the NBA

ISBN: 9781629374406

Author: Brendan Bowers    Publisher: Triumph Books

Showcasing one of professional basketball's best players, this book spotlights the life and career of hardcourt superstar LeBron James. More than just a biograp...


Showcasing one of professional basketball's best players, this book spotlights the life and career of hardcourt superstar LeBron James. More than just a biography, it relates James' story while also establishing his prominent place in NBA history. By examining his skills and statistics in a variety of categories and comparing him to other NBA legends—including Magic Johnson, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, and more—the guide makes a strong case for James as basketball's greatest. Along the way, his best and most memorable moments are revisited, from his days as a high school stand-out in Akron, to his first stint with the Cavaliers, to "The Decision" to join the Miami Heat, and the show-stopping performance in the 2016 Finals to bring an NBA title back to Cleveland. LeBron James vs. The NBA is certain to stir up lively debate and is a must-have for Cavs fans and basketball buffs alike.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 320


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 24-11-2017


$34.99
Nobody Knew What to Do

ISBN: 9780807557136

Author: Becky Ray McCain    Publisher: Independent Publishers Group

Straightforward and simple, this story tells how one child found the courage to tell a teacher about Ray, who was being picked on and bullied by other kids in s...


Straightforward and simple, this story tells how one child found the courage to tell a teacher about Ray, who was being picked on and bullied by other kids in school. Faced with the fact that "nobody knows what to do" while Ray is bullied, the children sympathetic to him feel fear and confusion and can only hope that Ray will "fit in some day." Finally, after Ray misses a day of school and the bullies plot mean acts for his return, our narrator goes to a teacher. The children then invite Ray to play with them, and, with adult help, together they stand up to the bullies.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 205 x 255 mm


Publication Date: 17-11-2017


$24.99
Anna and Johanna

ISBN: 9783791373454

Author: Geraldine Elschner    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

This delightful tale about two young friends in 17th-century Holland is inspired by Vermeer’s two masterpieces, "The Milkmaid" and "The Lacemaker." Although ...


This delightful tale about two young friends in 17th-century Holland is inspired by Vermeer’s two masterpieces, "The Milkmaid" and "The Lacemaker." Although one is the daughter of a wealthy Dutch family and the other a household servant, Anna and Johanna become friends. Born on the same day, they celebrate their joint birthdays by making gifts for each other. But then a letter arrives that changes their lives forever. Told against the backdrop of the 17th-century Dutch city of Delft and its thriving commercial and artistic culture, this story of an unlikely friendship echoes the themes of Vermeer’s luminous depiction of domestic life. Florence Koenig’s brightly colored illustrations evoke Vermeer’s style through the city’s multifaceted landscapes, from misty mornings by the canals to busy households preparing for a special day. Young readers will be fascinated by this uplifting story of friendship inspired by Jan Vermeer.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 240 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2018


$34.00
The Very Long Sleep

ISBN: 9781786281289

Author: Polly Noakes    Publisher: Child’s Play

Fox, Chipmunk, Marmot and Bear are such good friends that they decide to build a forest home and live in it together. But when winter comes, Chipmunk, Marmot an...


Fox, Chipmunk, Marmot and Bear are such good friends that they decide to build a forest home and live in it together. But when winter comes, Chipmunk, Marmot and Little Bear take to their beds. Fox can’t wake them up at all. Fox is lonely and confused, especially when parcels start to arrive for the other three animals. What on earth can be in them, and will the three friends ever wake up?


Bind: paperback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 268 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 31-10-2017


$17.99
Goose

ISBN: 9781841359120

Author: Laura Wall    Publisher: Award Publications

Sophie loves to dress up and play with her dolls, but she wishes she had a friend to join her. Then one day Sophie meets Goose. Honk! The two become fast friend...


Sophie loves to dress up and play with her dolls, but she wishes she had a friend to join her. Then one day Sophie meets Goose. Honk! The two become fast friends. But when it's time for Goose to fly away, can Sophie find a way for him to stay? With simple, bold, and colorful illustrations, Laura Wall creates a sweet story about an unusual and heartwarming friendship that will delight readers again and again. Stimulating for babies, engaging for toddlers and a great read along book for up to five years.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 230 x 230 mm


$11.99
Goose Goes to School

ISBN: 9781841359144

Author: Laura Wall    Publisher: Award Publications

Everyone knows geese don't go to school. So when Sophie hears flappy footsteps in class, it can't be Goose, can it? HONK! It is Goose! There's nothing better th...


Everyone knows geese don't go to school. So when Sophie hears flappy footsteps in class, it can't be Goose, can it? HONK! It is Goose! There's nothing better than a surprise visit from a friend, especially at school. Reading this heartwarming follow-up to Goose, readers will delight in Sophie and Goose's next fun-filled adventure. Stimulating for babies, engaging for toddlers and a great read along book for up to six years.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 230 x 230 mm


$11.99
Goose on the Farm

ISBN: 9781841359953

Author: Laura Wall    Publisher: Award Publications

Sophie and Goose go on a class trip to the farm. Soon Goose feels left out and sets out on his own. He meets many new animals along the way, but it's not quite ...


Sophie and Goose go on a class trip to the farm. Soon Goose feels left out and sets out on his own. He meets many new animals along the way, but it's not quite the same as being with Sophie until . . . Meeeeh! Has Goose made a new friend? Find out in Laura Wall's heartwarming story. Young readers will delight as Sophie and Goose's trip to the farm becomes a day to remember! Stimulating for babies, engaging for toddlers and a great read along book for up to six years.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 230 x 230 mm


$11.99
Wild Goose

ISBN: 9781782702542

Author: Laura Wall    Publisher: Award Publications

We're on an adventure! What we will find? We're hunting for treasure of the wild kind!" The first rhyming book in the Goose series, Wild Goose, follows the disc...


We're on an adventure! What we will find? We're hunting for treasure of the wild kind!" The first rhyming book in the Goose series, Wild Goose, follows the discoveries of Goose, Sophie and their two friends Ben and Tess, whilst out exploring a nature trail. Imagination and creativity transform the wild treasures they find into exciting games to play!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 230 x 230 mm


$11.99
Whats Up Penguin Art

ISBN: 9781786281548

Author: Cocoretto    Publisher: Child’s Play

Lift the flaps to discover what each animal is planning to do next! Use the clues to guess, then lift the flap to see if you are right. Expand your child's know...


Lift the flaps to discover what each animal is planning to do next! Use the clues to guess, then lift the flap to see if you are right. Expand your child's knowledge and vocabulary with a varied range of themes. A playful way to exercise reasoning, prediction and memory skills, featuring colourful, high-contrast illustrations.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 12


Dimensions: 180 x 180 mm


Publication Date: 15-01-2018


$17.99
Whats Up Crocodile Sport

ISBN: 9781786281555

Author: Cocoretto    Publisher: Child’s Play

Lift the flaps to discover what each animal is planning to do next! Use the clues to guess, then lift the flap to see if you are right. Expand your child's know...


Lift the flaps to discover what each animal is planning to do next! Use the clues to guess, then lift the flap to see if you are right. Expand your child's knowledge and vocabulary with a varied range of themes. A playful way to exercise reasoning, prediction and memory skills, featuring colourful, high-contrast illustrations.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 12


Dimensions: 180 x 180 mm


Publication Date: 15-01-2018


$17.99
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