As a father returns home and dreams of going to bed because he's extremely tired, his child asks him over and over for a bed time story! And the father complies with crazier and more extreme stories each time. Parents, grandparents, baby-sitter we've all been there and it's very easy to sympathise with...[more]
The brain development of new-borns is remarkable. And also the brains of a young mother are changing. Young babies are observing, absorbing and developing their brains. What do they see, what do they smell and how do they communicate? What do babies need? And what does the mother of your child see, when...[more]
Iván Kerner and mEy tell a story based on the verses of this song. A story of friendship. A song to sing all over the world. A book to share.
The beautiful song by the duo Karma becomes a book to be read singing. Page by page, along with each verse, appear things seen from the road.
Catalina Infante, a young Chilean author proposes in her new title, to replace tradicional sayings by new sayings of today. An exercise that began as a game but then became her way to question the established, to chew certain paradigms and understand that everyone can create their own reality if they...[more]
Cooking on the BBQ isn't just fun in the summer! Chef and blogger Madame Charlotte (htpp://madame-charlotte.nl) shows how to prepare the most festive dinners on a BBQ throughout the year! Arabic nights in wintertime, fish parties in Spring, Chinese in summertime and mushroom delights in Fall are just...[more]
This is an illustrated alphabet . Each letter is presented with a written word and illustrations that provide a variety of situations in which people, animals or plants perform the action named by the verb. A mosaic of great intensity that opens the world of word cultural diversity is thus generated...[more]
Curzio Malaparte was a disaffected supporter of Mussolini with a taste for danger and high living. Sent by an Italian paper during World War II to cover the fighting on the Eastern Front, Malaparte secretly wrote this terrifying report from the abyss, which became an international bestseller when it...[more]
In this modern fairy tale the princess is not in a good mood as it is shown in the classic stories and she is not dying to get married to a prince charming either. Actually she is not in the mood for anything. What makes her so grumpy is a hard and shiny hair which grows in the middle of her head and...[more]
It's an art/photography book, it's a game book, and it's the best gift book for doglovers since William Wegman started photographing his weimaraners. FIND MOMO invites readers to play hide and seek with Momo the border collie, a playful dog who's particularly good at hiding in a variety of beautiful...[more]
A boy is alone on the beach and it is raining. He thinks of the word "house", casa. He creates houses made of rocks and shells on the sand, write the name casa, shouts the word casa...he is dreaming of a house and the family that goes with it. Homeless and orphan, his house has always been the world....[more]
Meet the ace detective Captain Coconut, whose great brain can solve any mystery, large or small. In The Case of the Missing Bananas, Captain Coconut finds himself on a slippery trail of peels… This is the first book in the Captain Coconut series.
The Brer Rabbit stories were originally told by slave storytellers on a plantation in Georgia, and after the civil war, a journalist called Harris wrote them down. He had a sincere appreciation for the stories – but over the years, critics have pointed out a great problem with his version: it seems...[more]
Fleas, dogs, geese, hyenas, parrots, flies and rabbits live with us, together with billions of other animals and people. Although we are so many and so distinctive, there is something in which we are alike: we are all different. And although there may not be a number that can contain us, there is a word...[more]
The magic of this duotone album is that it is printed with two colors: an orange and a color-black shadow. The book also includes a pair of cardboard glasses with red cellophane lenses. Thus the book provides two completely different readings, changing the appearance of the artwork and plot development...[more]
Nick and Tesla are a smart12-year-old brother and sister with a knack for science, electronics, and getting into trouble. When their parents mysteriously vanish, they’re sent to live with their Uncle Eli, a brilliant inventor who engineers top-secret gadgets for a classified government agency. It’s...[more]
A group of animals play hide-and-seek. The mouse counts to ten. The bee hides in a matchbox; the cat in a piano. The elephant looks for a place to hide. In a chest? Under the table? Behind the curtain? The dreaded words ‘I see the elephant’ make him freeze. This happens again and again, and that’s...[more]
From a fish waiting to be born, to the beginning of art and the necessity of death… With radical simplicity, celebrated Gond tribal artist Bhajju Shyam gathers together his community’s myths of creation into a rich and luminous cosmos. Screen-Printed.
Meet the most wily jackal in the forest… too lazy to hunt for food, he starts by tricking his friend the crane, and then proceeds to gobble up every animal he comes across… This story, with cumulative rhyme, is an adaptation of an oral trickster tale from Rajasthan. The book is illustrated with finger...[more]
Set three months before the deadly asteroid 2011GV1 is due to hit Earth, this Last Policeman sequel chronicles the further adventures of Hank Palace. The Concord Police Department is now operating under the auspices of the U.S. Justice Department, and Hank is out of a job—until he’s hired by a business...[more]
Philadelphia. The late 1870s. A city of cobblestone sidewalks and horse-drawn carriages. Home to the famous anatomist and surgeon Dr. Spencer Black. The son of a “resurrectionist” (aka grave robber), Dr. Black studied at Philadelphia’s esteemed Academy of Medicine, where he develops an unconventional...[more]
You were terrified by Professor Gargoyle. You were repulsed by The Slither Sisters. But nothing can prepare you for the madness and mayhem of Teacher’s Pest—volume three of Tales from Lovecraft Middle School! Young Howard Mergler appears to be the very model of a teacher’s pet—he earns straight...[more]
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children was the surprise best seller of 2011—an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy and vintage photography that enthralled readers and critics alike. Publishers Weekly called it “an enjoyable, eccentric read, distinguished by well-developed characters, a believable...[more]
A book that has the look of an old photo album, one of those albums where a person would keep all the pictures of her own life. This is what happens in this peculiar story: at the beginning Death is giving the last meal to an old lady; while she puts the spoon in her mouth, Death tells her the story...[more]
Classic Mystery fans and science-fiction readers alike will enjoy this genre twist as The Last Policeman presents a fascinating portrait of a pre-apocalyptic United States dissolving into dissipation and despair. Most people have abandoned their jobs. But not Detective Hank Palace. As our story opens,...[more]
Follow the adventures of Lovecraft Middle School and 11 year-oldsRobert, Glenn and Carina, as creepy things keep on happening. In \'Professor Gargoyle\', 11-year old Robert and his new friends Glenn and Carina discover that the school library might be a portal to another world, one teeming with monsters,...[more]
Follow the adventures of Lovecraft Middle School and 11 year-oldsRobert, Glenn and Carina, as creepy things keep on happening. In The Slither Sisters, we follow Robert and his friends deeper into the world of Lovecraft Middle School and its bizarre parallel dimension, where they meet a pair of mysterious...[more]
A pacifist fable that reminds us how important is to do a good job. Fermín is the all-knowing and traditional carpenter, so much so that the day when the Baron von Bombus loses an arm in battle, the Doctor, the Baroness, the Minister and the Cardinal do not hesitate to come to him to make a new wooden...[more]
Tejubehn, singer and self taught urban folk artist from Ahmedabad in western India, recalls the events that brought her to the city and enabled her to become an artist. Page after page of sumptuous art are witness to a remarkable woman\'s life, caught between endemic poverty and a rich inner world. Drawing...[more]
In this ultimate adventure join the youngest crew of astronauts ever to make the trip to Mars! You’ll be faced with real dangers and decisions, and your choices will determine your fate on the Red Planet. Will you achieve your mission and return home to Earth safely, successfully earning the title...[more]
Alex and Susan Wendt are the perfect couple in search of the perfect Brooklyn brownstone--and the house at 56 Cranberry Street is too good to pass up. Sure, the landlady seems a little eccentric. And the creepy handyman drops too many strange remarks about the previous tenants. But the sidewalk is lined...[more]
This pregnancy book for men fills you in on pregnancy week by week. It does not only inform you about the development of the baby but also on the hormonal changes of your girlfriend. You can also find answers to questions such as: ‘How to deal with feminine rationality? What is a chromosome? What is...[more]
Even without a big garden you are able to grow your own vegetables using our revolutionary gardening-in-a-box-method. A few boxes, potting soil, and seeds are all you need. Besides a giant-harvest, this book also gives you colorful, simple yet super tasty recipes. So, get ready to get your hands dirty!...[more]
Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Columbus, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring wardrobes, shattered Bräcken glassware, and vandalized Liripip sofabeds—clearly, someone or something is up to no good. To unravel the mystery, five young employees...[more]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to climb THE WORLD’S TALLEST MOUNTAIN? Now’s your chance! In this real adventure, you’ll be part of the youngest team ever to climb Mount Everest. You’ll be faced with real dangers and real decisions, and it’ll be up to you to make all the right...[more]
In this book the great scientist Bombastus Dulcimer gathers some of his inventions like the famous pear balloon or the olea bellica, i.e. an olive shotgun able to shoot once a year, when the olives are ripe. Whenever Bombastus and his inventions pass by, disorder and fun arise, and even the quiet life...[more]
Quirk leads mashup lit into bold new territory, turning the formula inside out to infuse Franz Kafka’s horrific masterpiece “The Metamorphosis” with the fuzziest, snuggliest, most adorable invaders possible: kittens! Gregor Samsa is a humble young man who supports his unemployed parents and teenage...[more]
Waterlife features Mithila art, a vibrant and delicate form of folk painting from Bihar in eastern India. The artist Rambharos Jha grew up on the banks of the legendary Ganga, and surrounded by lush fields and ponds, developed a fascination for water and water life. Here he adapts the traditional Mithila...[more]
Night of the Living Trekkies By It’s a zombie apocalypse and only one thing matters: What would Captain Kirk do? Just as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies blended monster mayhem with the world of regency romance, Night of the Living Trekkies mixes a zombie apocalypse with the enduring mythology...[more]
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Mosters co-author Ben H. Winters is back with an all-new collaborator, legendary Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, and the result is Android Karenina—an enhanced edition of the classic love story set in a dystopian world of robots, cyborgs, and interstellar space travel. As...[more]
With more than one million copies in print, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was the surprise publishing phenomenon of 2009. A best seller on three continents, PPZ has been translated into 21 languages and optioned to become a major motion picture. In this terrifying and hilarious prequel, we witness...[more]
A mysterious island shrouded in fog. An abandoned orphanage that’s crawling with spiders and rats. A locked cabinet filled with crumbling 19th century photographs and files. When he seeks escape after a fight with his father, a young boy accidentally stumbles upon an abandoned building, only to discover...[more]
Standing in for our deepest fantasies and fears, the snake is as much a creature of our minds, as it is of the forest and field. Combining art and legend, this stunning handprinted book invokes the beauty and terror of Indian snake lore - from the enigmatic snake goddess Manasa to Buddha\'s sheltering...[more]
Just like people, plants are searching for the perfect companion. That’s right, they’re looking for their soil mates, and it’s our job as gardeners to help these lovelorn veggies find each other. In Soil Mates, a sweet little guide to companion planting, you’ll learn why Broccoli loves Rosemary...[more]
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was our surprise hit of 2009, with more than 500,000 copies in print and tons of buzz from the New York Times, National Public Radio, the BBC, Slate, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, Entertainment Weekly, Time magazine, USA Today, the Washington Post, and many...[more]
This unique picture book for young children is painted by artists of the Warli tribe, who live in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. The Warli people paint the mud walls of their homes with white chalk or pigment, showing wonderfully detailed scenes of everyday life in the village. There are special...[more]
Fat cats, brat cats, grinning cats, wigged cats, cats with scowls and cats with jowls... I Like Cats emerges from the brushstrokes of the best-known tribal artists of India. Silk-screenprinted by hand, this book features a gallery of irresistible feline characters across a variety of Indian tribal art...[more]
Based on the original Hans Christian Andersen story, this poetic, letter-pressed version of the mermaid’s tale becomes a classic feminist parable on the warring claims of love and choice. Expressive Gond tribal art bridges the worlds of water, land and air. Art/Classics Letterpressed text; Images...[more]
What should a man know? A little bit of everything! Impress the ladies, the children, and make other men jealous. Here’s a collection of facts, tips and how-to’s on everything from wine and beer, philosophy, sports, love and sex, fashion and etiquette, and more. This pint-sized reference for bar...[more]
For generations, conventional wisdom stated you could never sell a book with “penis” in the title—until Quirk’s Penis Pokey shattered all of the rules, racking up 100,000 in net sales in just 18 months. In this same tradition comes How to Live with a Huge Penis – a gift every man will cherish,...[more]
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains. So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel, featuring an all-new zombie subplot. As our story opens, a strange and mysterious plague has fallen...[more]
The story of a trip to the Amazon jungle in Ecuator told with the voice of a small child. The habits of the people in the jungle marvel this city child who tries to imitate them with his friends in the city. In a story with humor, readers enter the everyday life of the people in the jungle and listen...[more]
A silk-printed version. Garuda the divine eagle of the God Vishnu, sees Lord Death hastening towards an exquisite little bird. he does not want it to die and decides to save it. But can Death be held at bay? The Circle of Fate, a parable of destiny and love, gently mocks at our desire to control the...[more]
Noble Hippolytos, son of Theseus, spurns Aphrodite, goddess of love, pledging himself instead to Artemis, goddess of chastity and the hunt. Incensed, Aphrodite vows revenge and plots a series of events involving Hippolytos and his stepmother, the beautiful Phaedra.
Dionysus, son of Zeus and god of wine and dance, returns to his native city of Thebes. While the city’s women are enchanted by his powers, Pentheus, king of Thebes, is determined to end the revelry on the streets. But destiny wills otherwise and a horrific nightmare unfolds... This re-telling of Euripides’...[more]
A baby elephant is lost and alone in the forest when a herd of buffaloes comes along and taken him into their fold. So what is he now – elephant or buffalo? Inspired by a true story, this is a joyous tale in verse that touches lightly on the themes of loss, adoption and integration. Illustrated by...[more]
Astound your family, bewilder your friends and begin your career in magic with the amazing magical wonder deck! Simply lift the lid, read the illustrated book, and begin exploring the wonderful world of magic. The magic box contains a 52-card "tapered" deck - indistinguishable from ordinary playing...[more]
The Life of Trees is a fine example of Gond art from central India.Trees are fundamental to the Gond imagination, since the Gonds were until recenty forest dwellers. Bhajju Shyam, Durga Bai and Ram Singh Urveti Intricately drawn visions of trees fill the pages of this sumptuous book of art and folklore...[more]
Oedipus, king of Thebes, tries to uncover the dreadful sin for which the gods are punishing his city, and his search leads him into the dark depths of his own past. This sensitive re-telling of Sophocles’ masterpiece is powerfully illustrated and classically designed. - Certificate of Excellence from...[more]
This stunning number book for young children has art by Durga Bai, a brilliant woman tribal artist from the Gond tradition of central India. The absurdly charming tale in rhyme can be read out aloud, as children hunt for the improbable number of animals who clamber aboard an ever-expanding tree.
A rich and rare bestiary rendered by some of India’s finest folk and tribal artists.
Tiger on a tree is a whimsical poem for small children about a wild tiger cub that wanders into a village. The art, verse, and typography run and bounce off the page, pursuing the tiger in his misadventures. Was the award winner of the biennale of illustrations , Bratislava 1999.
Antigone, pious, headstrong, and reckless, breaks the law and defies her uncle, the king, in order to honor her slain brother. The illustrations in this dramatic retelling of Sophocles' great tragedy are inspired by the classic pottery of ancient Athens. The book is hand-crafted and the screen printed...[more]