READ BY PAUL MCGANN. An exciting intergalactic adventure from shining star Oliver Jeffers, creator of Lost and Found. One day a boy finds an aeroplane in his cupboard. Up, up, up and away he flies, high into the sky. Whizzing past clouds, stars and planets until suddenly, he runs out of petrol! Miles from earth, the boy crashes into the moon and waits. Just as he is beginning to get cold and lonely, a friendly martian appears from the darkness, also with a broken aircraft. Together they come up with a super plan to float the boy back down to earth to collect his toolbox. Can the boy find his way back home safely and will he ever make it back up to the moon to rescue his friend?
Collins Russian Pocket Dictionary
The Collins Russian Pocket Dictionary offers the learner of Russian extensive coverage of Russian and English in a compact, handy format. The Collins Russian Pocket Dictionary is designed for all those studying Russian, whether at school, for business, or as a hobby. It is the ideal text for learners of Russian, and comes with a useful guide to Russian grammar. * The Collins Russian Pocket Dictionary offers extensive coverage of Russian and English. * The grammar supplement is a compact and useful guide - a perfect complement to the dictionary with its clear, easy-to-use layout. * The clear layout ensures that users find the information they want quickly and easily. Other titles in the Collins Russian Dictionary range include: Collins Russian Dictionary and Collins Gem Russian Dictionary.
In the stillness of a golden September afternoon, deep in the wilderness of the Rockies, a solitary craftsman, Grady Adams, and his magnificent Irish wolfhound, Merlin, step from shadow into light . . . and into an encounter with mystery. That night, a pair of singular animals will watch Gradyâ€™s isolated home, waiting to make their approach. A few miles away, Camillia Rivers, a loDean Koontz cal veterinarian, begins to unravel the threads of a puzzle that will bring to her door all the forces of a government in peril. At a nearby farm, long-estranged identical twins come together to begin a descent into darkness. . . . In Las Vegas, a specialist in chaos theory probes the boundaries of the unknowable. . . . On a Seattle golf course, two men make matter-of-fact arrangements for murder. . . . Along a highway by the sea, a vagrant scarred by the past begins a trek toward his destiny. In a novel that is at once wholly of our time and timeless, fearless and funny, Dean Koontz takes reader…
Captain Sharpe's task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs. The enemy he faces strikes terror into the hearts of all around -a renegade guerilla band whose leader has a particular loathing for Sharpe who has stolen his woman. Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles whose green jacket he proudly wears.
The Squeeze: Oil, Money And Greed In The 21St Century
The Squeeze: Oil, Money And Greed In The 21St Century
The Number Mysteries: An Odyssey Through Everyday Life: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life
The Number Mysteries: An Odyssey Through Everyday Life: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life
Londongrad: From Russia with Cash; The Inside Story of the Oligarchs
A group of buccaneering Russian oligarchs made colossal fortunes after the collapse of communism-and many of them came to London to enjoy their new-found wealth. Londongrad tells for the first time the true story of their journeys from Moscow and St. Petersburg to mansions in Mayfair, Knightsbridge, and Surrey-and takes you into a shimmering world of audacious multi-billion pound deals, outrageous spending, and rancorous feuds. But while London's flashiest restaurants echoed to Russian laughter and Bond Street shop-owners totted up their profits, darker events also played themselves out. The killing of ex-KGB man Alexander Litvinenko in London to the death-in a helicopter crash he all but predicted-of Stephen Curtis, the lawyer to many of Britain's richest Russians, chilled London's Russians and many of those who know them. This is the story of how Russia's wealth was harvested and brought to London-some of it spent by Roman Abramovich on his beloved Chelsea Football Club, some of it s…
The Gaudi Key
Barcelona, city of mystery, and Antonio Gaudi, its most famous exponent are the subjects of this gripping new thriller for all lovers of religious conspiracy. As the Grand Master of an ancient religious brotherhood nears death, he chooses to entrust to Antonio Gaudi a sacred object whose existence has been a guarded secret since the early Christian era. The great architect protects the artefact by hiding it where he believes it might never be discovered… A new century, and a new danger. The granddaughter of Gaudi's apprentice is now charged with finding the holy object. With the help of Miguel, her mathematician boyfriend, Maria unravels the clues Gaudí placed in his work. The prize, she believes, is the whereabouts of a sacred relic. But as mutilated bodies and sinister enemies follow in their wake, both realize that what's at stake is of far greater importance… and their survivial is the key.
French Club: Bk. 2: Fun, Active Learning (Book & Audio CD)
Through a series of nine units, French Club uses puzzles, activities, and stories to explore grammar and vocabulary concepts in an entirely undaunting way. The recurring Dtective feature encourages learners to explore the language for interesting new facts and rules, while regular Q&A-style tips address common queries about things like spelling, usage, and irregularities. The book also features quirky trivia about historical French figures like Napoleon and Louis IV, while grammar and everyday vocab are incorporated into topical themes such as the environment, hobbies, and daily routine. A CD full of stories, listening activities, tongue twisters, and jokes features native French-speaking children to ensure that users can learn a real accent from someone who is their own age.
Empire of Silver
The 4th novel in the bestselling Conqueror series, continuing the life and adventures of the mighty Khan dynasty. Genghis Khan is dead, but his legend and his legacy live on. His son Ogedai has built a white city on a great plain and made a capital for the new nation. Now the armies have gathered to see which of Genghis' sons has the strength to be khan. The Mongol empire has been at peace for two years, but whoever survives will face the formidable might of their great enemy, China's Song dynasty. The great leader Tsubodai sweeps into the west: through Russia, over the Carpathian mountains and into Hungary. The Templar knights have been broken and there is no king or army to stop him reaching France. But at the moment of Tsubodai's greatest triumph, as his furthest scouts reach the northern mountains of Italy, Tsubodai must make a decision that will change the course of history forever.
Collins Improve Your Grammar
An invaluable guide to the world of good grammar which breaks down the barriers that prevent many intelligent people from communicating effectively. Picking up a book on grammar takes courage, but the learner can take heart from the fact that many of the great writers, including Charlotte Bronte, were hopeless at grammar at school. Her teachers complained that she â€˜knew nothing of grammarâ€™, and could read only â€˜tolerablyâ€™ and write â€˜indifferentlyâ€™. Yet although learning and obeying the rules of grammar wonâ€™t automatically bestow the grace and excellence of a Bronte on your writing, learning how written language works will certainly improve your communication skills, step by practical step. The guide features: - the thirteen gremlins of grammar, from apostrophes to verbs - the point of sentence construction - the writing of good English - witty cartoons by Hunt Emerson
From Michael Chabon, the bestselling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay; his first novel in 5 years is a lovingly painted pop-culture epic. One street in Oakland, California. As the summer of 2004 draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are hanging in there, co-regents of Brokeland Records. Their wives, Gwen and Aviva, are the Berkeley Birth Partners, a pair of semi-legendary midwives. When former star quarterback Gibson Goode announces plans to dump his latest Dogpile megastore on Telegraph Avenue, Nat and Archy fear the worst for their vulnerable little enterprise. As behind Goode's proposal a nefarious story lurks. While their husbands struggle to mount a defence, Aviva and Gwen find themselves caught up in a professional battle that tests the limits of their friendship. And into their already tangled lives comes Titus Joyner, the teenage son Archy has never acknowledged. An intimate epic set to the laidback beat of classic vinyl soul-jazz and pulsing with…
A Darker Place
Dillon and company are back in the ultimate blockbuster from the â€˜legendâ€™ that is Jack Higgins Disillusioned with the Putin Government, famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper Alexander Kurbsky decides he wants to disappear into the West. However he is under no illusions about how the news will be greeted at home - he has seen too many of his countrymen die mysteriously at the hands of the thuggish Russian security services, so he makes elaborate plans with Charles Ferguson, Sean Dillon and the rest of the group known informally as the "Prime Minister's private army" for his escape and concealment. It's a real coup for the Westâ€¦except for one thing. Kurbsky is still working for the Russians. The plan is to infiltrate British and American intelligence at the highest levels, and he has his own motivations for doing the most effective job possible. He does not care what he has to do or where he has to goâ€¦or whom he has to kill.
DEAD SPY RUNNING
Re-inventing the spy story for the 21st century. John Le Carre meets Jason Bourne! Suspended MI6 agent Daniel Marchant is running out of time. Heâ€™s alongside a man strapped with explosives at the London Marathon. If they drop their speed the belt will detonate, killing all around them. But is Marchant secretly working for the terrorists? Marchantâ€™s father, ex-chief of MI6, was accused by the CIA of treachery. To prove his innocence, Marchant must take a perilous journey via Poland and India to unearth his fatherâ€™s dark past, test his relationship with fellow spy Leila and challenge the heavy hand of Americaâ€™s war on terror. Most of all, he has to learn to trust no one.
Spelling Practice (Collins Easy Learning)
Collins Easy Learning Spelling Practice helps KS1 children develop their literacy skills, through lots of fun activities. * Colourful motivating activities make learning spelling fun. * Helpful tips and answers are included to help support spelling practice. * More than 3/4 million copies of this series sold in the last 3 years. Helps develop spelling proficiency for children age 5-7. Covers the following: * Spelling patterns * Different word endings * Different vowel sounds * Prefixes * Suffixes * Compound words * Easy to use - clear guidance for parents on supporting their child with spelling * Easy to learn - colourful and engaging activities keep motivation levels high * Easy to remember - information and activities organised in clear, memorable chunks
English (Collins Easy Learning)
Collins Easy Learning English Age 7-8 develops literacy skills. Collins Easy Learning English Age 7-8 gives support, practice and guidance for year-by-year school learning.
31 Bond Street
Though there are no witnesses and no clues, fingers point to Emma Cunningham, the refined, pale-skinned widow who managed Burdell's house and his servants. Rumored to be a black-hearted gold digger with designs on the doctor's name and fortune, Emma is immediately put under house arrest during a murder investigation. A swift conviction is sure to catapult flamboyant district attorney Abraham Oakey Hall into the mayor's seat. But one formidable obstacle stands in his way: the defense attorney Henry Clinton. Committed to justice and the law, Clinton will aid the vulnerable widow in her desperate fight to save herself from the gallows. Set in 1857 New York, this gripping mystery is also a richly detailed excavation of a lost age. Horan vividly re-creates a tumultuous era characterized by a sensationalist press, aggressive new wealth, a booming real-estate market, corruption, racial conflict, economic inequality between men and women, and the erosion of the old codes of behavior. A tale of…
Harlequin (The Grail Quest)
Harlequins are lost souls, so loved by the devil that he would not take them to hell, but left them to roam the earth. In French, the word is hellequin - the name given to the English archers who crossed the Channel to lay waste the towns and countryside. In the fourteenth century the English were just beginning to discover their national identity, and one of the strongest elements of this was the overwhelming success in battle of the English bowmen. England's archers crossed the Channel to lay a country to waste. Thomas of Hookton was one of those archers. When his village is sacked by French raiders, he escapes from his father's ambition to become a wild youth who delights in the opportunities which war offers - for fighting, for revenge and for friendship. But Thomas is hounded by his conscience. He has made a promise to God to retrieve a relic stolen in the raid from Hookton's church. The search for the relic leads him into a world where lovers become enemies, enemies become friend…
What Would Google Do?
What,s the question every business should be asking itself? According to Jeff Jarvis, it,s WHAT WOULD GOOGLE DO? If you,re not thinking or acting like Google - the fastest-growing company in the history of the world - then you,re not going to survive, let alone prosper, in the Internet age. An indispensable manual for survival and success that asks the most important question today,s leaders, in any industry, can ask themselves: What would Google do? To demonstrate how to emulate Google, Jarvis lays out his laws of what he calls "the new Google century," including such insights as: Think Distributed Become a Platform Join the Post-Scarcity, Open-Source, Gift Economy The Middleman Has Died Your Worst Customers Are Your Best Friends and Your Best Customers Are Your Partners Do What You Do Best and Link to the Rest Get Out of the Way Make Mistakes Well ...and More He applies these principles not just to emerging technologies and the Internet, but to other industries-telecommunications, ai…
Wolf at the Door (a Om)
THE LEGEND IS BACK Someone is targeting the members of the elite intelligence unit known as 'the Prime Minister's private army' and all those who work with them. On Long Island, a trusted operative for the President nudges his boat up to a pier, when a man materializes out of the rain and shoots him. In London, General Charles Ferguson, adviser to the Prime Minister, approaches his car on a side street, when there is a flash, and the car explodes. In New York, a former British soldier takes a short walk when a man comes up fast behind him, a pistol in his hand. For Sean Dillon the hunt is on, a very well-connected old nemesis has clearly become tired of their interference in his schemes. But proving it is going to be a difficult task, and surviving it the hardest task of all…
Cross-Curricular Word Problems: Bk. 1 (Collins New Primary Maths)
Collins New Primary Maths: Cross-Curricular Word Problems 1 encourages children to practise the skills of using and applying maths. The activities build problem-solving skills while developing other key maths concepts, and challenge children to apply their mathematical knowledge to other curricular contexts, such as science, history and geography. * Contains 40 differentiated word problems, each matched to an objective from the Renewed Framework, and a cross-curricular topic * Can be easily integrated with the daily mathematics lesson * Guidance is given on how to assess pupil's progress * Comes with a CD of editable Word files, so you can tailor the investigations to the needs of your class
Collins Pocket German Dictionary
Collins Pocket German Dictionary
Naked Lunch: The Restored Text
A literary landmark and the most shocking novel in the English language, William Burroughs' 'Naked Lunch' is an exhilarating ride into the darkest recesses of the human psyche. Meet Bradley the Buyer, the best narcotics agent in the business. Say hello to Dr 'Fingers' Schafer, the Lobotomy Kid, and the sadistic, manipulative Dr Benway. And then there's our narrator, Bill Lee, an Ivy League-educated narcotics addict. This is the story of Bill's flight south from New York to a drug-and-sex-soaked retreat in Tangiers, where ambiguous Good and enticing Evil vie for the human soul. Welcome to Interzone … 'Naked Lunch' is a masterpiece of modern literature by the godfather of the Beat writers: as provocative and mordantly funny today as it was in 1959.
A fast-moving, stunning new standalone psychological thriller -- from the award-winning author of the Dalziel and Pascoe series Wolf Hadda's life has been a fairytale. From humble origins as a Cumbrian woodcutter's son, he has risen to become a hugely successful entrepreneur, happily married to the girl of his dreams. A knock on the door one morning ends it all. Universally reviled, thrown into prison while protesting his innocence, abandoned by friends and family, Wolf retreats into silence. Seven years later prison psychiatrist Alva Ozigbo makes the breakthrough. Wolf begins to talk and under her guidance gets parole, returning to his rundown family home in rural Cumbria. But there is a mysterious period in Wolf's youth when he disappeared from home and was known to his employers as the Woodcutter.
A riveting new thriller from Faye Kellerman, featuring LA detective Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus Guy Kaffey thought his wealth could acquire anything- including the best security money can buy. When his family are gunned to death on their vast Butterfly Ranch estate, it's clear that he was tragically wrong. Lieutenant Peter Decker of the LAPD is given the task of piecing together what happened. From the start, he suspects an inside job and that the answer lies with Kaffey's fortune. The daunting scale of Kaffey's business empire produces no shortage of suspects: from members of his bodyguard, to business partners, rival tycoons, even family members. But as LA's ferocious street gangs hire themselves out to unknown paymasters in a cycle of revenge and death, Decker's own family is threatened. And if a billionaire like Kaffey can't protect his own, what hope does Decker have?
Murder, loyalty and vengeance collide in Jessie Keane's gritty fourth novel. Life is good for Gracie Doyle - running her Manchester casino keeps her busy. Until the police turn up at her door one day and her world is turned upside down. She is given news that her two estranged brothers have been viciously attacked. George is in hospital on a ventilator and worringly, Harry is missing. Gracie has no option but to leave the good life and dip her toe into the murky waters of her East End past. She leaves for London in an attempt to avenge her brothers and in doing so uncovers some unsavoury secrets about the lifestyle they've been leading. Their little games have got them into big trouble with the wrong people…
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Collins Classics)
"HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil.' After taking an elixir created in his laboratory, mild mannered Dr Jekyll is transformed into the cruel and despicable Mr Hyde. Although seemingly harmless at first, things soon descend into chaos and Jekyll quickly realises there is only one way to stop Hyde. Stevenson's quintessential novella of the Victorian era epitomizes the conflict between psychology, science and religious morality, but is fundamentally a triumphant study of the duality of human nature."
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009 'Lock Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,' says Thomas More, 'and when you come back that night he'll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks' tongues, and all the gaolers will owe him money.' England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into this atmosphere of distrust and need comes Thomas Cromwell, first as Wolsey's clerk, and later his successor. Cromwell is a wholly original man: the son of a brutal blacksmith, a political genius, a briber, a charmer, a bully, a man with a delicate and deadly expertise in manipulating people and events. Ruthless in pursuit of his own interests, he is as ambitious in his wider politics as he is for himself. His reforming agenda is carried out in the grip of a self-interested parliament and a king who fluctuates between romantic passions and murderous rages. From one of our finest livin…
Collins World Watch: A Visual Guide To The Current State Of The World
Collins World Watch: A Visual Guide To The Current State Of The World
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