A Selection Of The Books In This Week
By Christina Henry
A mermaid who conducted a life on land with a fisherman, brought short by his ageing alongside her longer lifespan, is sought after by P.T. Barnum, who trades in the strange and unusual.
By Neil Gaiman
The much-loved author brings back to life the tales of Norse mythology with alternating playfulness and visceral feeling. Spanning a timeline from the beginning of time to Ragnarok and the twilight of the gods, this is infectiously vivid writing demanding to be read out loud.
By Antony Beevor
The author of the multiple prize-winning Stalingrad posits that a British fascination with heroic failure has skewed the truth of the airborne battle for the bridges across Arnhem and other towns, considering overlooked Dutch, British and German sources to present a more complex reality behind the event. Beevor also finds room for lighter human moments in his record of the event, alongside the dark drama and loss that defined the main part of the action.
Winnie-the-Pooh Goes To London
By Jane Riordan
From an idea by E H Shepard , A A Milne
Illustrated by Mark Burgess
Winnie-the-Pooh has a great time in London, but is most excited when he visits Buckingham Palace and a very important lady comes out to meet the crowd...
By Joyce Lankester Brisley
Welcome to the world of Milly-Molly-Mandy! Read about her adventures in this collection of thirteen charming stories.
Little Feminist Board Book Set
By Emily Kleinman , Lydia Ortiz
Little Feminist Board Book Set is comprised of colorful illustrated portraits of real women who have made historical impact on the world.