'Mister there's something quite extra about the smell of death. Care to try it?' After a year missing in action Bond is back ...brainwashed by the KGB and on a mission to assassinate M. To prove his worth to the Service he must hunt down and eliminate his fiercest opponent yet: Pistols" Scaramanga - "The Man With The Golden Gun". Ian Fleming's final "007" novel is a fitting tribute to a unique British hero."
Johann Sebastian Bach - celebrated pipe organist court composer and master of sacred music - was also a technical pioneer. Working in Germany in the early eighteenth century he invented new instruments and carried out experiments in tuning the effects of which are still with us today. Two hundred years later a number of extraordinary musicians have utilised the music of Bach to thrilling effect through the art of recording furthering their own virtuosity and reinventing the composer for our time. In Reinventing Bach Paul Elie brilliantly blends the stories of modern musicians with a polyphonic account of our most celebrated composer's life to create a spellbinding narrative of the changing place of music in our lives. We see the sainted organist Albert Schweitzer playing to a mobile recording unit set up at London's Church of All Hallows in order to spread Bach's organ works to the world beyond...
This is an innovative and accessible guide to government law and power. Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting but The Politics Book" makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas simply explained. Step-by-step summaries graphics and quotations help even the complete novice understand this fascinating subject. More than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of politics are helpfully broken down so that abstract topics such as theoretical foundations and practical applications become real. Topics span from ancient political thought and medieval politics all the way to world war and modern politics. It features a handy reference section complete with a glossary of political terms and a directory of political thinkers such as Plato John Locke and Karl Marx. "The Politics Book" is the essential reference for students of politics and anyone with an interest in...
Explore insects on your doorstep with this inspiring series – bringing nature closer to home. In fact, you don’t even need to leave your home to find all sorts of minibeasts. They’re everywhere! You can’t get away from them! Find out how to spot and identify bugs with close-up colour photos. Then read about how they live and what they eat. From wiggly worms to slimy slugs, this creepy-crawly book is packed with weird facts to tell your friends about. Kids love learning about creepy-crawlies Fun way to explore science in the local area More sophisticated text to stretch confident readers Plenty of bugs and minibeasts to spot and classify #britain #environment #green #gogreen
Discover everything you need to know about Star Wars LEGO". If your child loves "Star Wars LEGO" they'll enjoy this book complete with an exclusive "Star Wars" mini-figure. Watch as they find out all about "Star Wars LEGO" weapons battle stations and even the Death Star through amazing photos and incredible details. They'll come face-to-face with LEGO versions of Darth Vader Boba Fett Yoda Luke Skywalker and more and discover hundreds of little known facts about the "Star Wars" characters. This title is packed with information on the history manufacture and construction of "Star Wars LEGO"."
When Lottie’s class go away on a trip for a week, Lottie decides she’s finally going to stand up to the awful school bully. But without her magical dog Sofie to help, Lottie’s not sure if she can! Can Lottie solve her problems without magic? Will she find the courage she needs? Or is she destined to remain a timid mouse forever? Another glorious tale of animal enchantment!
Goal II is based on the second movie in the popular Goal trilogy. The story follows the journey of Latino footballer Santiago Muñez as he plays alongside Beckham, Raul and Zidane for Real Madrid. #elt17 #secondaryelt #eltreaders
Too much of a good thing... With her sun-kissed hair and sparkling green eyes, Tessa Donovan looks more like the girl next door than a businesswoman—or a heartbreaker. Which may explain why Detective Luke Asher barely notices her when he arrives to investigate a break-in at her family's brewery. He's got his own problems—starting with the fact that his partner, Simone, is pregnant and everyone thinks he's the father. Tessa has her hands full, too. Her brother's playboy ways may be threatening the business and the tension could tear her tight-knit family apart. In fact, the only thing that could unite the Donovan boys is seeing a man come after their ‘baby' sister. Especially a man like Luke Asher. But Tessa sees past the rumours to the man beneath. He's not who people think he is—and neither is she. ‘A fun, feisty and relentlessly sexy adventure' —Publishers Weekly on Talk Me Down
Words are the most dangerous weapon of all...Seventeen-year-old Charlaina knows she has exceptional but perilous powers. In the far future in a land controlled by an aged and ruthless queen the classes are strictly divided by the language they speak. Even acknowledging a member of the ruling class while they are speaking their native tongue is punishable by death. Charlie can understand all languages a secret she must protect to stay alive. When she meets the alluringly handsome Max who speaks in a language she hasn't heard before she is intensely attracted to him. Max believes that Charlie is the key to something bigger and he pledges to protect her. But as war descends can she trust him?
The ice-cool film becomes a gorgeous read-alone. Sparkling winter magic at every turn. A snowy kingdom in danger. An epic mission to save it. Elsa the Snow Queen has plunged Arendelle into eternal winter. Can her loyal sister, Anna, thaw Elsa’s heart? Follow Anna’s magical quest in this easy-read story, packed with lovely film pictures. Reindeer, trolls, talking snowmen: share the magic of Frozen all over again. Enjoy! A charming first Frozen story to delight little fans Simple sentences and short phrases to build reading skills Level 1 story for brand new readers learning the basics Beautiful colour artwork from the Disney film #homelearning-offer #r-1-offer-new #disney-20 #backtoschool-0109 #nf10-0916 #rr-year3 #newreaders-rr #homelearning-20-17
Follow Mowgli’s journey through the jungle in this much-loved classic tale from Rudyard Kipling. #winterwarmers
This pack contains one copy each of the following titles: PM Silver: Antarctic Penguins (PM Non-fiction) Levels 23, 24 PM Silver: Antarctic Seals (PM Non-fiction) Levels 23, 24 PM Silver: Caribou (Reindeer) (PM Non-fiction) Levels 23, 24 PM Silver: Polar Bears (PM Non-fiction) Levels 23, 24 PM Silver: Whales (PM Non-fiction) Levels 23, 24 PM Silver: Wolves (PM Non-fiction) Levels 23, 24 Silver level titles (equivalent to the White bridging book band) use sentences with two or three clauses and the length of the texts extends to around 1000 words to help build reading stamina. Real-life problems are also introduced to encourage empathy. PM Non-fiction books are carefully researched, presenting factual information accompanied by superb photography and realistic illustrations to engage young readers.
Bring the woods to your bedroom with over 60 full color stickers. Discover the difference between a birch and a beech an ash and an elm. Enjoy designing your own beautiful woodland and reading fun facts about each species. Decorate your stuff with extra stickers or create the perfect project all with the help of the RHS.
Alfred Kropp was just trying to survive high school when his guardian uncle gets him roped into a suspicious get-rich-quick scheme that changes his life forever: stealing Excalibur - the legendary sword of King Arthur. But after Alfred unwittingly delivers the sword into the hands of the enemy he sets off on an unlikely quest to try to right his wrong and save the world from imminent destruction. This gripping fast-paced and often hilarious novel is both a thrilling adventure story and an engaging account of one boy's coming of age.