This is an action-packed collection of 100 simple science experiments using easily-sourced materials. It features making crystals, electrical circuits, paper planes, kaleidoscopes, balloon rockets, shadow puppets and much, much more. It combines hands-o... read more
Starting with a contemporary account of the launch of Noah's Ark, this melange of stories takes us into different areas of human foibles, activities and tendencies.
When the wife of one of the masters is found bludgeoned to death, George Smiley, out of loyalty to an old friend, agrees to look into the case. But his investigation raises a multitude of questions. Who could have hated Stella Rode enough to kill her? Why was her dog put down shortly before the murder?
In 1995, the Japanese city of Kobe suffered a massive earthquake. Nearly 6,000 people died. after the quake was the imaginative response from Japan's leading novelist, Haruki Murakami: six stories, each dealing not directly with the catastrophe but the wider seismic ef... read more
For years, ex?Navy SEAL Maxwell Moore has worked across the Middle East and behind the scenes for the Special Activities Division of the CIA, making connections, extracting valuable intelligence, and facing off against America's enemies at every turn. And then...news of a potentially devastating coalit... read more
Alice's adventures, funny, inventive and disturbing, have fascinated children and adults alike since their publication. This is a new unabridged recording, using many voices to take the parts of The White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat - and, of course, Alice herself. ... read more
The epic life story of the Atlantic Ocean from the bestselling author, Simon Winchester.
In a narrative tour de force, Simon Winchester dramatises the life story of the Atlantic Ocean, from its birth in the farther recesses of geological time to i... read more
This three-story collection includes: Bill Carey Rides WestLife on an Ohio farm couldn't hold young Bill Carey. He wanted the adventure he knew waited in the territories to the west. He'd drifted into the outlaw life,... read more
Tells the story of a teenage runaway known only as 'the kid', who falls in with a group of notorious outlaws: the Glanton Gang. This novel traces the destiny of 'the kid' as he falls further and further from grace, and into the clutches of the mysterious and demonic Judge Holden.
An inexperience cowpuncher with a solid work ethic, Dusty Hannah has earned the respect of his boss. Entrusted with $30,000 of the cattle rancher's gold, he must take the fortune across Texas's Red River by way of Indian territory, where the Apaches still reign. But the Apaches are the least of Dusty's... read more