Series: Always Another CountryPaperbackSisonke Msimang9781642860009$25.50BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 14, 2018
New York Times Staff Favorite of 2018Minnesota Public Radio Best Books of 2018 – NonfictionCBC Best International Nonfiction of 2018The Globe 100 Favourite Books of 2018Born in exile, in Zambia, to a guerrilla father and a working mother, Sisonke Msimang is constantly on the move. Her parents, talented and highly educated, travel from Zambia to Kenya and Canada and beyond with their young family. Always the outsider, and against a backdrop of racism and xenophobia, Sisonke develops her keenly perceptive view of the world. In this sparkling acco... + Read More
Series: Bear ChildHardcoverGeoff Mead9781782504764$26.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Sep 28, 2018
'Now that people live in towns and bears live in the woods, have you ever wondered what happened to the bear folk?'At bedtime Ursula asks Daddy to tell her the tale of the bear folk: special beings who can choose to be either a bear or a person, depending if they want to catch a fish or read a book.Bear folk live extraordinary lives, he tells her. They are strong and clever, kind and loving, adventurous and creative -- just like her.Will I ever meet one?, Ursula asks. Perhaps she already has...Bear Child is an inspirational story of parental lo... + Read More
Charlie can't wait to go the carnival, but first his mum must find his party hat and red balloon. While she's searching, Charlie imagines all the wonderful things they might see: lemonade rivers and lollipop trees, elephant cabs and a cake as big as a town square.When they finally arrive at the carnival, it's even more amazing and magical than Charlie had hoped.This beautiful book, from award-winning children's author and illustrator Marit Törnqvist, celebrates the intensity of children's imaginations and their ability to see their make-believe... + Read More
Series: Color Travel GuideCosta Rica: The Complete GuideEcotourism in Costa RicaThird EditionPaperbackJames Kaiser9781940754352$34.50TRAVEL Age (years) from 12 - 99Nov 03, 2018
Costa Rica is an eco-travel paradise! From pristine beaches and jungle waterfalls to high-altitude coffee farms,Costa Rica: The Complete Guide puts the best of Costa Rica at your fingertips.Over 130 five-star reviews for previous editions!Blending detailed travel tips with beautiful photography, this guidebook offers much more than just restaurant and hotel reviews. Fascinating chapters explore Costa Rica's unique history, culture, food, ecology and wildlife.Top 10 Ways to Avoid a Cultural Misunderstanding helps visitors avoid common and potent... + Read More
Series: CravingPaperbackEsther Gerritsen9781642860023$23.95FICTION Oct 12, 2018
"Cool, sparse, and delicious, Esther Gerritsen’sCraving hits all the right notes. This is an author who is unafraid of both complex characters and complex emotion (Thank God!)."—Alice Sebold, author ofThe Lovely BonesElisabeth is dying. Coco jumps at this chance to prove her love, and promptly moves in with her deteriorating mother. A venture that quickly sends both parties spiraling out of control. Alongside a supporting cast of ex-bosses, ex-husbands, and (soon to be ex) boyfriends, the two women attempt to work through the annals of their da... + Read More
Little Chupacabra is a picky eater with a monstrous appetite for only one thing: goats. This is a huge problem if you happen to be a goat. Set in gorgeous Puerto Rico, this delicious tale of compromise features digestible Spanish vocabulary, a menagerie of animal amigos, and one determined—and hungry—Chupacabra.
Series: Easy Wood Carving for ChildrenFun Whittling Projects for Adventurous KidsPaperbackFrank Egholm9781782505150$22.50JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 12Sep 14, 2018
Looking for an outdoor hobby to engage your children and encourage them to be crafty and creative? Wood carving is not only easy to learn and fun to do, but almost everything you need to get started can be found for free -- right outside your door!Together you can craft a tumbling tower game, a racing car toy, a dolphin necklace or even a handy coat hook! With more than fifty activities at levels for beginners and up, children can create something useful, beautiful or fun (often all three!) out of wood.Learning wood carving not only helps to im... + Read More
Series: Nowhere EmporiumThe Elsewhere EmporiumPaperbackRoss MacKenzie9781782505198$14.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 12, 2018
"The Nowhere Emporium has been stolen.The shop from nowhere has vanished without a trace. Will it ever reappear?As they search for the lost Emporium, Daniel and Ellie encounter magical bookshops, deserted islands, and an array of magicians (both dead and alive). Meanwhile a dangerous force is attacking the Emporium from the inside, waiting for a chance to break free.In this highly anticipated sequel to the award-winningThe Nowhere Emporium, readers will once again be transported into a magical realm where imagination is power and anything is po... + Read More
Griswald is a little gnome who lives in the rain gutter. The one day, a storm washes him down the drainpipe into an old rain barrel. At first, Griswald is unsure about his new home, but soon he meets all the animals, birds and plants that live in the garden and has wonderful adventures with his new friends.Through the seasons, Griswald explores a whole new world in the garden, gets into sticky situations, helps his new companions and even learns to dance!Perfect for bedtime, each easy-to-read chapter tells a different story of Griswald's advent... + Read More
Series: Hazy Dell Press Monster SeriesGet Dressed, Sasquatch!Board bookKyle Sullivan9780996578738$20.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 7Sep 21, 2018
In the Pacific Northwest, the trees are always green, the eagles are always stern and Sasquatch is always, well, naked. But what happens when a rule-touting ranger shows up to ask Sasquatch to put some clothes on? Find out in this story of mountainous fun and evergreen hilarity.
Series: Gliding FlightPaperbackAnne-Gine Goemans9781642860085$26.95FICTION Mar 15, 2019
Inventive, dreamy Gieles lives with his father and a flock of geese on a plane-spotters’ campsite next to an airstrip. The surrounding landscape reclaimed from the sea, is as isolated as Gieles himself. The fourteen-year-old boy is longing for the mysterious dreadlocked girl he’s met online, and for the affection of his absent mother, off on hapless missions to save the world. The boy conceives a desperate, dangerous plan to attract his mother’s attention. He’ll be a hero. Just like Captain Sully, who bravely landed on the Hudson after geese fl... + Read More
Series: Hazy Dell Press Monster SeriesGoodnight KrampusBoard bookKyle Sullivan9780996578721$20.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 7Sep 21, 2018
Not a creature was stirring...except the mischievous Krampus who's too excited to sleep! It's Christmas Eve and Santa has a lot on his plate, but his biggest challenge is convincing little Krampus to go to bed. Brimming with holiday cheer, this is one bedtime story that's good for goodness' sake.
Series: Goodnight SandmanHardcoverDaniela Drescher9781782505259$25.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Sep 28, 2018
Every evening, when the sun sets and everyone else is going to bed, Jacob the Sandman wakes up and starts work.Then one night Jacob sleeps too deeply and wakes up late! He rushes to Dream Sand Hill but there, atop the pile of dream sand, is a scary Night Monster, snoring his terrible snore.Jacob the Sandman must collect the magic dream sand so that the children of the world can dream happy dreams. Fortunately, the Night Monster turns out to be not so scary after all.This beautiful bedtime tale is perfect for encouraging sweet dreams and banishi... + Read More
Series: Hazy Dell Press Monster SeriesHazy Dell Press 5-Book Gift SetMultiple copy packKyle Sullivan9780996578783$89.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 7Sep 21, 2018
The Hazy Dell Press 5-Book Gift set includes the award-winning Monster ABC, Goodnight Krampus, Get Dressed, Sasquatch!, Hush Now, Banshee! and Don't Eat Me, Chupacabra! / Â¡No Me Comas, Chupacabra!
Series: Picture KelpiesHide-and-Seek HettieThe Highland Cow Who Can't Hide!PaperbackJo Allan9781782505082$17.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Sep 14, 2018
Hettie the Highland cow is very mucky. Calum and Kirsty think it's time for a wash but Hettie isn't keen. Quick -- hide!But poor Hettie finds she can't hide in the flock of sheep, or behind the prickly gorse bush, or with the deer in the forest -- she's too big!When she gets tangled up in the washing line, her hide and seek is over. But a bath might not be so bad after allï¿½In the third story starring the mischievous Highland cow, Hettie's attempts to avoid a bath lead to a hilarious game of hide and seek. This lively and funny story is brough... + Read More
Niles lives all alone in a big dirty house filled with memories of the people who used to live there.Then one day, a little boy appears on his doorstep and asks Niles to take care of his plant. Astonished, Niles takes the pot of dirt, and wonders what to do with it.As a seedling appears, Niles realizes how empty and lonely his house is and begins to care for the plant, his house and himself. By the time the little boy returns his flower has bloomed into a beautiful poppy and Niles, and his house, are filled with hope again.This beautiful and up... + Read More
Everyone is enjoying quiet time, but little Banshee just wants to have fun the only way she knows how: Loudly. Join Banshee as she counts her way through the Irish landscape in the noisiest counting book in the land. It’s gonna be a blast: You can count on it.
Isla and her best friend Pickle, an adorable miniature Shetland pony, can't wait to take part in the Perfect Pony competition at the Highland Show. They practise really hard but when the day of the show finally arrives, cheeky Pickle can't seem to stay out of trouble!Isla finds Pickle just in time for the competition but the mischievous pony is stinky and covered in cake. They’ll never win the Perfect Pony prize now! But maybe together they’ll discover there's more to life than being perfect.Wee ones will giggle their way through Isla and Pickl... + Read More
Charlie thinks he's a pretty normal guy, until someone breaks into his room one night and reveals that everything he's ever thought about anything is wrong.His parents are boring -- nope -- they're actually highly skilled computer hackers with a history of radical actionHe has no special talents -- nah -- he's been jacked up with the Jekyll serum, making him near enough a super hero (minus the spandex)The world is basically a good and predictable place -- wrong again -- there's an evil corporation determined to bring on THE END OF THE WORLD... ... + Read More
Series: The Last PoetsPaperbackChristine Otten9781642860030$26.95FICTION Oct 12, 2018
Even readers unfamiliar with the Last Poets’ historic significance as building blocks of the hip-hop and rap movement, will instantly find this novel a compelling read.The Last Poets were self-proclaimed prophets of "hope and change." The band was formed in 1968 against an incendiary backdrop of the black power movement and murders of Martin Luther King, Kennedy and Malcolm X. Today their socio-political lyrics have a renewed sense of urgency, rallying loud and clear against the fear-based politics of the Trump era.Christine Otten spent three m... + Read More
Series: The Magical Wishing FishThe Classic Grimm's Tale of the Fisherman and His WifeHardcoverJacob and Wilhelm Grimm9781782505242$25.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 6Oct 05, 2018
One day a poor fisherman catches a fish that says he's an enchanted prince and begs to be set free. But when the fisherman tells his wife the story, she demands that the fish grants a wish in return.The magical wishing fish grants them a new house, riches and power. But as his wife's requests become more and more extreme, the kindly fisherman starts to wish only that they were as happy as they'd been when they were poor.This classic Brothers Grimm tale of being careful what you wish for is beautifully brought to life with soft, detailed illustr... + Read More
The true story of the daring escape of Mary, Queen of Scots' from the island castle in Loch Leven is well-known throughout Scotland and the world.Multi-award-winning author Theresa Breslin, who has carefully researched Mary's life, has adapted this famous adventure into a picture book for children.Through stunning illustrations and a gripping story, both packed with historical detail, children will feel the tension of Mary's imprisonment and the excitement of her escape plans, gaining insight into this fascinating period of Scottish history.A f... + Read More
Series: Hazy Dell Press Monster SeriesMonster ABCBoard bookKyle Sullivan9780996578707$20.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 7Sep 21, 2018
Featuring tongue-in-cheek humor for adults and unhinged delight for kids, this alphabet book is full of silly monster fun from Alien to Zombie. Whimsical illustrations combined with winky verses add levity throughout, making this the perfect book to make you the coolest mom, dad, aunt or uncle ever. Monster ABC covers the full monster spectrum: Some are well-known (e.g., Alien, Ghost, Zombie), some are regional favorites (e.g., Jersey Devil, Sasquatch) and some come with a passport (e.g., Banshee, Krampus, Quetzalcoatl). These gorgeously quirky... + Read More
Some people think that museums are boring places full of glass cases, dust and stuff no one cares about: wrong! In a hidden headquarters below the exhibits there's a gang ready to handle dangerous, spooky or just plain weird problems: the Museum Mystery Squad.Techie-genius Nabster, mile-a-minute Kennedy and sharp-eyed Laurie (along with Colin the hamster!) tackle the surprising conundrums happening at the museum. From pre-historic creatures that move and secret Egyptian codes to missing treasure and strange messages from the past, there's no br... + Read More
Series: My First Snow ChildrenBoard bookSibylle von Olfers9781782505235$14.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 4Sep 28, 2018
Poppy is watching the snow fall outside her window when she realizes that the snowflakes are really Snow Children, dancing and whirling in the garden. The Snow Children whisk Poppy away to the Snow Queen's wintry kingdom, where the Princess is having a party!My First Snow Children is a lively abridgment of the traditional classicThe Story of the Snow Children. Presented for the first time as a beautiful board book for very young children, it includes all of Sybille von Olfer's original art-nouveau illustrations, sympathetically adapted to fit... + Read More
The first children’s book from multi-genre artist Brontez Purnell, a 2018 winner of the Whiting Award, sweetly portrays a common but rarely narrated childhood experience—having a single parent and taking care of a younger sibling. With illustrations by Brooklyn artist Elise R. Peterson,The Nightlife of Jacuzzi Gaskett recounts 11-year-old Jacuzzi’s evening activities while he cares for his baby brother and waits for mama’s arrival home. He ponders his dad, school, and his future—and when his brother wakes up, Jacuzzi knows just how to get him b... + Read More
The 2019Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar, now in its 57th year, adapted for North American (Eastern Standard Time) dates and times.This useful guide shows the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plant-crops, as well as working with bees. It includes Thun's unique insights, which go above and beyond the standard information presented in some other lunar calendars. It is presented in color with clear symbols and explanations.The calendar includes a pullout wall chart that can be pinned up in a barn, shed or greenhouse as a hand... + Read More
Series: Ordinary Terrible ThingsNot My IdeaA Book About WhitenessHardcoverAnastasia Higginbotham9781948340007$28.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Sep 14, 2018
Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness is a a picture book that invites white children and parents to become curious about racism, accept that it's real, and cultivate justice.“Quite frankly, the first book I’ve seen that provides an honest explanation for kids about the state of race in America today.”—Elizabeth Bird, librarianNAMED ONE OF SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL'SBEST BOOKS OF 2018 “A much-needed title that provides a strong foundation for critical discussions of white people and racism, particularly for young audiences. Recommended for all c... + Read More
Series: Notes from CybergroundTrumpland and My Old Soviet FeelingPaperbackMikhail Iossel9780999541609$25.50HUMOR Age (years) from 18 - 118Dec 14, 2018
"Mikhail Iossel is an intense and thoughtful force for decency in the world." —George SaundersIossel’s writing is full of rage, enlightening observations, and oft witty humor . . . as he watches his beloved America—a beacon of hope during his Soviet youth—coming undone by Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence over him." —Times of Israel"Mikhail Iossel's Notes from Cyberground is our social media De Profundis with a touch of J'Accuse. Thoughtful, furious, eloquent, these posts are the diary of a writer who left the Soviet Union,... + Read More
Series: Now That We're MenA Play and True Life Accounts of Boys, Sex, & PowerPaperbackKatie Cappiello9781948340038$29.95YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Mar 14, 2019
Following up Slut, her 2015 play and guidebook for combating sexism and sexual violence, Cappiello turns her perceptive eyes and ears to the lived experiences of young men as they try on sexuality and masculinity. Compassionate and insightful, Now That We’re Men dismantles rape culture without sacrificing boys. The edited guidebook contains the play, an activist guide, and contributions from teenage guys.
The old woman is happy living in her old vinegar bottle house by a loch, until one day she saves a charming fish prince who grants her wishes in return.At first the old woman's wishes are humble -- a hot dinner and a little cottage -- but as she asks for more and more extravagant things she forgets how happy she used to be in her little vinegar bottle house with her cat, Malt. Can her wishes truly bring her happiness?This traditional tale is adapted with charm and humor by Rumer Godden, one of the twentieth-century's best-loved writers, while t... + Read More
Series: Salt on my SkinPaperbackBenoite Groult9781642860092$25.50FICTION Feb 15, 2019
Salt on my Skin is widely regarded as BenoÃ®te Groult’s most pioneering, best-loved book.This highly-charged novel follows the passionate relationship between mismatched lovers: a Parisian intellectual and a Breton fisherman, brought together by lust. Through love-letters and exotic encounters around the world, their life-long affair evolves—liberating them from the restrictions and disappointments dealt by real life.Set in France in the 1960s, it explores the touching dynamics of the couple’s relationship, and whether their raw desire for each... + Read More
Christmas is coming but Anna and Michael's village is cut off by deep snow. They're worried that Santa Claus won't reach them, so they send him a special wish.Santa Claus hears their wish, and brings the village a surprise. Can the neighbors work together to reach their Christmas gift?This is a gorgeously illustrated Christmas story about hope and community spirit, with a dash of traditional seasonal magic from much-loved illustrator Maja Dusíková.
Series: Fact-tastic Stories from Scotland's HistoryA Secret Diary of the First World WarFact-tastic Stories from Scotland's HistoryPaperbackGill Arbuthnott9781782505273$10.50JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Oct 12, 2018
What was World War One really like? Step into the boots of 14-year-old James Marchbank and experience the most important, incredible, peculiar, poignant, remarkable and revolting bits of the war.Inspired by the real-life diary of a Scottish boy soldier, each easy-to-read chapter mixes James's story with timelines, letters, diagrams and illustrations to create a fact-tastic account of the First World War, which is both fun and emotionally engaging for younger readers.Take a journey through time to find out…Why rat hunting became a popular hobby ... + Read More
Series: Sources of Religious WorshipA History of Ritual from the Stone Age to the Present DayPaperbackBastiaan Baan9781782505136$34.50RELIGION Oct 12, 2018
Different forms of religious worship and ritual are present throughout the development of human beings, from early stone-age ritual, nature religion and ancestor worship, to faiths from which Christianity and the Eucharist emerge.In this book, Bastiaan Baan traces the origins and metamorphosis of human religion in historical, theological and humanistic terms, examining its significance for human life on earth and in the spiritual world.
Series: SpeechlessPaperbackTom Lanoye9781642860061$26.95FICTION Nov 16, 2018
Series: Thirty DaysPaperbackAnnelies Verbeke9781642860054$26.95FICTION Nov 16, 2018
With a sharp and observational eye, Annelies Verbeke takes a funny, imaginative, and perceptive look at the realities and absurdities of human interactions, relationships, and everyday life.Verbeke matches poetic prose with a cast of intriguing characters and unexpected plot twists. Our protagonist is Alphonse, a Senegalese immigrant who uproots his life in Brussels to become a handyman in a rural district in Flanders. Likable and charismatic, people cannot help but reveal their secrets, desires, and unexpected dreams to him. In her typically a... + Read More
Series: Three CrawsA Lift-the-Flap Scottish RhymeBoard bookMelanie Mitchell9781782505112$14.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 3Sep 14, 2018
"Three craws sat upon a waw,Sat upon a waw, sat upon a waw,Three craws sat upon a waw,On a cauld and frosty morning."Sing along and lift the flaps to discover what the cheeky -- and chilly -- little craws get up to sitting on their wall!The first craw is crying for his mum, the second falls and skins his jaw and the third can't fly at all. But where is the fourth little craw?With all this mischief, it's just as well mummy crow is waiting to give them a big hug.This playful re-imagining of the traditional Scottish rhyme is perfect for sharing wi... + Read More
Series: Through the RainbowA Waldorf Birthday Story for ChildrenHardcoverLou Harvey-Zahra9781782505075$29.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 10Sep 14, 2018
Children's birthdays are a time of reflection to look back over the last year, and remember the day they arrived in the world. The Waldorf tradition is to tell the birthday story -- the tale of a little soul who crossed the rainbow bridge, came to earth, found a loving family and became the birthday boy or girl.The birthday story has been told for generations and holds a unique place in the hearts and memories of thousands of families. Through the Rainbow is a faithful and inspiring retelling of the most well-known version of the story by paren... + Read More
Since his dad literally did a vanishing act (he's a magician!), Jay Patel has turned detective, and now, with the help of his ghostly grandpa, he's on a new case -- a murder in a fancy country hotel where the cause of death appears to be -- soup!While Jay is surrounded by suspects, Grandad has his own informants -- the ghosts haunting the hotel. But will they catch the killer before it's too ladle?David Walliams meets Agatha Christie in the soup-er second book of a new laugh-out-loud, weird-and-wacky mystery series for younger readers, by the a... + Read More
Ishbel and Kenneth need to save their family from going hungry, so when they remember the old local tale about treasure under Urquhart Castle, they set off across Loch Ness in a rowing boat. But the loch may be hiding its own secrets. There's another ancient story about a giant monster living in the depthsï¿½ Legends of the Loch Ness Monster abound, but this new tale from renowned Scottish children's author and storyteller Lari Don sidesteps the modern Nessie to create a new Loch Ness Monster myth inspired by local folklore. A perfect companion... + Read More
Series: The Twelve Holy NightsMeditations on the Dream Song of Olaf estesonPaperbackFrans Lutters9781782505280$17.95RELIGION Nov 02, 2018
The twelve holy nights between Christmas and Epiphany, the 6th of January, are a wonderful time of year for spiritual meditation and deepening.In ancient Norwegian folk legend, in the darkness of winter, Olaf Åsteson experienced an initiation into the great secrets of existence. His experience helped him to shoulder responsibility for his task here on earth, and gave him renewed vision and decisiveness.Frans Lutters has led many workshops on this theme, and his insights are collected in the commentary and meditations in this book, alongside the... + Read More
Series: Wakeful NightA Structured Reflection On Loss and IlluminationPaperbackNicole Skibola9781948340014$29.95SELF-HELP Oct 05, 2018
Nicole Skibola was 32 and a lawyer working in the New York start-up world when she received a diagnosis for a rare endometrial cancer.That surreal moment marked the beginning of a race to save eggs, to operate, and to mourn the loss of her reproductive organs. Echoing the urgency of diagnosis and treatment were the messages from everyone to move on, be grateful, resettle into the person she was “before.” Loss begat losses: her boyfriend left her, her start-up failed, and Nicole found herself in her childhood home, alone, and for the first ti... + Read More
Series: We and MePaperbackSaskia de Coster9781642860047$26.95FICTION Oct 12, 2018
“We and Me is a novel that will haunt me for a long time. Excellent and unforgettable.” —Herman Koch, author ofThe DinnerIn this spellbinding novel, which has been compared to the work of Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers, and Jeffrey Eugenides, Saskia de Coster provides a uniquely European take on the tradition of "The Great American Novel." With the family unit and some of life’s most pressing questions at its center, the award-winningWe and Me paints a captivatingly haunting picture of bourgeois family life.Written from several different perspec... + Read More
Series: Why Don't Children Sit Still?A Parent's Guide to Healthy Movement and Play in Child DevelopmentPaperbackEvelien van Dort9781782505143$20.95FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Oct 12, 2018
Why is my son so clumsy? Why is my daughter's handwriting so messy? My children only want to play video games: will lack of movement really hurt them?Movement is essential in helping children develop not only motor skills but also intellectual, emotional and social skills. Children learn through 'doing' and play. But a child's journey to learn how to control their body can cause frustration in parents. How often do parents say, "Can you not just sit still?" or treat a grazed knee when children fall over their own feet?By understanding how child... + Read More
The most hated woman in Belgium sits in her prison cell preparing for imminent release. Between brief interludes of counsel from Sister Virginie and Anouk, the prison psychiatrist, Odette is left alone to labor through the memories of her former life. Obsessive and reflective, yet crucially lacking in remorse, Odette's testimony is a tricky script to untangle. Based on the real-life events of Michelle Martin, ex-wife of the notorious child abductor, murderer and serial rapist, Marc Dutroux, this is a fictionalized account of the inner workings ... + Read More
"You Have Me to Love is an intense and dramatic novel filled with meticulous use of detail and a forensic psychological accuracy. Its power comes from the fierce energy of the narrative structure, the way of handling silence and pain, and the ability to confront the darkest areas of experience with clear-eyed sympathy and care. Jaap Robben handles delicate, dangerous material with subtlety and sympathy, but also with a visionary sense of truth that is masterly and unforgettable."—Colm TÃ³ibÃnMikael lives with his parents on an island somewhere... + Read More
Series: 270 DegreesPaperbackMaggie Umber9781937541460$22.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Oct 26, 2018
An artist’s field guide on owls and owl behavior. Maggie Umber once again takes readers into nature, showing the beauty and sophistication of animals in their natural habitats. 270Âº is an educational glimpse of owls found in North America and beyond.
First 30 days of sobriety - visiting the coasts, reaching out to an ex, nature, friends and family. The first book of a six book/bi-monthly series chronicling the artist’s daily life living sober – humor, honesty, astonishingly uncensored scenarios drawn in vivid color. Each bi-monthly edition will be 72 pages, flip issue manner -- the reader flips the book in the middle, dividing each month -- pull-out poster in the middle.
Series: 30 Days30 Days March - AprilPaperbackTara Booth9781937541453$22.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Jan 25, 2019
Contemplating a show in Germany, settling in Chicago or leaving, the stress of Kickstarter. This is the second book in a six book/bi-monthly series chronicling the artist’s daily life living sober – humor, honesty, astonishingly uncensored scenarios drawn in vivid color. Each bi-monthly edition will be 72 pages, flip issue manner -- the reader flips the book in the middle, dividing each month -- pull-out poster in the middle.
Series: Fluorescent MudPaperbackEli Howey9781937541446$25.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 16Nov 23, 2018
Fluorescent Mud is an art comic that is entirely hand painted in watercolour and gouache. Using a strong visual language of symbols and codes, compositions are accompanied by dialogue and retrospective poetry to flesh out the narrative storytelling. The book follows the main character through a series of seemingly unrelated and unexplainable experiences. These occurrences are communicated in an almost surreal fashion, taking into account the various states of mind, memories/thoughts/feelings and sensory experiences that affect a subjective rete... + Read More
Series: NocturneHardcoverTara Booth9781937541439$22.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 16Sep 22, 2018
Nocturne is Booth's first wide release, following her critically acclaimed short-run debut, DUII. In his wordless graphic novella, Booth covers autobiographical themes of mental health, anxiety and consent. Unable to sleep, Tara takes too much sleep medication and enters a dream soaked fantasia. A vivid and moody euphoric journey where dreams and hallucinations intersect.
Series: RohnerPaperbackMax Baitinger9781937541422$28.50COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 16Sep 20, 2019
Previously published in German by Ropol Press, RÃ¶hner is a delightfully detailed field guide to the every day tasks of living in an apartment – making coffee, watering plants, and maintaining order and a careful balance with neighbors – until that order is upset. Max Baitinger’s dry humor and precise drawings deftly personify his Ã¼ber persnickety protagonist, simply referred to as P., whose regimented life is disrupted by the arrival of RÃ¶hner, an unloved houseguest, who imposes upon his psyche and offsets the careful balance with his gregar... + Read More
Following the success of Beginner’s Guide to Sketching: Characters, Creatures & Concepts, 3dtotal Publishing presents readers with another fun, inspiring book on traditional sketching, with a focus on sci-fi themes. From robots and spaceships to buildings and aliens, Beginner’s Guide to Sketching: Robots, Vehicles & Sci-fi Concepts is an informative starting point for any sci-fi-loving beginner artist who needs an introduction to traditional drawing and rendering techniques. Richlyillustrated tutorials by industry professionals will guide the ... + Read More
In the newest issue of Character Design Quarterly, an exciting quarterly magazine for character designers, artists, illustrators, and animators, learn new industry techniques from top professionals. Follow the in-depth design tutorials to discover the approaches popular character designers take when creating original characters for animations, games, or book illustrations. For readers keen to develop a career as a character designer there are fascinating interviews with freelance designers, creative studios, and educators who share their advice... + Read More
Character Design Quarterly is filled with inspiring advice and new techniques from popular professional character designers, visual developers, and illustrators. Learn how to transport a character from the first germinations of an idea, through invention and deeper explorations, to a polished coherent final design. Follow quick tip guides and inspirational articles to learn new skills and even try out a new style for your work. Added to this, you can find out what it takes to become a professional designer in our interviews with top studios, pr... + Read More
Series: 3dtotal Illustrator SeriesCozy DaysThe Art of IravilleHardcoverIra Sluyterman van Langeweyde9781909414631$52.50ART Dec 14, 2018
Ira “Iraville” Sluyterman van Langewedye is a popular contemporary illustrator beloved for her charming watercolour illustrations of nature, small towns, idyllic scenes, and everyday life. This title brings together a collection of her best work in a giftworthy, lavishly presented hardback art book, which includes never-before-seen images, impressive portfolio pieces, insightful works in progress, beautiful photography, and the artist’s own guides to handcrafting sketchbooks and watercolour paints at home. Supported by a Kickstarter campaign in... + Read More
Series: Forge & CarveHeritage Crafts - The Search for Well-being and Sustainability in the Modern WorldHardcoverCanopy Canopy Press9781909414655$53.95CRAFTS & HOBBIES Nov 23, 2018
With knowledge passed down from centuries ago, the presence of traditional crafts such as spoon carving, leather working, and knife making is becoming more and more pronounced in contemporary culture and on platforms such as social media and ecommerce. As the pressures of a fast-paced, modern-day life weigh on people, many seek solace in more manual, artful practices that take us out of our selves and produce something beautiful and useful. Forge & Carve looks at twenty crafters and howand why they create the items they do. From basket weaver t... + Read More
Series: Graphite 10Paperback3DTotal 3DTotal Publishing9781909414730$22.50ART Feb 22, 2019
GRAPHITE 10 is 104 pages of the most inspiring and beautifully presented content focused on traditional drawing and illustration. As always, in this issue readers will be guided through the creative processes of a diverse selection of the best and most inspiring artists from around the globe and given an invaluable insight into how to create gripping illustrations and believable creature designs, and how to capture the raw energy of an urban environment in a sketch.
Series: Graphite 9Paperback3DTotal 3DTotal Publishing9781909414716$22.50ART Nov 16, 2018
GRAPHITE 9 is 104 pages of the most inspiring and beautifully presented content focused on traditional drawing and illustration. As always, in this issue readers will be guided through the creative processes of a diverse selection of the best and most inspiring artists from around the globe and given an invaluable insight into how to create gripping illustrations and believable creature designs, and how to capture the raw energy of an urban environment in a sketch.