WEEDS ON TRIAL
Every weed has its good points - it may be edible, attract bees and butterflies, or have medicinal qualities. This ingenious and informative new book reveals the inside stories of over 50 common weeds.
Discover how to tie over 50 knots through beautiful two colour illustrations and clear instructions, teaching you how to tie every knot you need to know.
COUNTRY HOUSE SECRETS
Discover the works and the secrets inside every country house. 'This is the world that Ruth Binney has brought so wonderfully to life in her book' - Julian Fellows, creator of Downton Abbey.
THE No.1 BOOK OF NUMBERS
Explore the world of numbers from pin numbers to book titles, from the six-fold shape of snowflakes to Heinz 57 varieties. Whether you're buying a diamond or choosing dinner from a menu; numbers are not just for adding and measuring!
A WORD TO THE WISE
Distilling generations of life experience and superstition into one handy volume, A Word to the Wise is packed with a wealth of time-honoured advice that still holds good today.
PLANT LORE AND LEGEND
A fascinating and absorbing miscellany of traditional wisdom, stories and superstitions about plants, trees and flowers, which will entertain and inform all lovers of plants and gardens.
ANIMAL LORE AND LEGEND
An amazing collection of fanciful superstitions, intriguing tales and amusing anecdotes, which any animal lover will truly relish.
Nick Utechin (The Sherlock Holmes Society) brings to life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detective Sherlock Holmes and the continuing fascination he holds for audiences today.
A chilling collection of ghostly tales past and present. From the Mary Celeste and the Bloody Tower through to the Bermuda Triangle and hauntings on film and stage.
KINGS & QUEENS
Unearth a wealth of fascinating truths about British monarchs and how they have shaped history. Tales of wickedness, greed, adultery and madness make this book utterly compelling.
THE BRITISH AT WAR
From the Romans vs Britons to the war on terror, uncover the heroic, tragic and often peculiar facts behind Britain’s long history of conflicts.
From the sublime to the ridiculous, and the euphoric to the poignant, this fascinating book will transport the reader through the enthralling history of britain’s railways.
CATHEDRALS AND ABBEYS
With tales of historic events and spectacular architectural feats, the rich heritage of these beautiful buildings is revealed.
Learn the secrets behind the infamous bard’s life and works, and their lasting legacy, in this intriguing collection of stories and trivia.
An absorbing collection of stories and trivia covering Austen's life, work and legacy. Published to coincide with 200th Anniversary of Austen's death in 2017.
Tales of iconic buildings, surprising events and colourful characters combine to reveal the history of this world famous capital city.
The intriguing history of this iconic transport system features stories of ground-breaking engineering, architecture and art, political wranglings and financial disasters.
LONDON AT WAR
Discover the impact of the world’s wars on London, as the trials and tribulations, and lasting effects, are explored.
An amazing collection of stories of this great British statesman. From his courageous leadership during WWII, powerful speeches, sharp wit, tumultuous career and fascinating personal life.
This is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the fascinating history of Scotland.
Through this absorbing collection of stories discover the history, traditions, legends and culture that give Ireland its unique charm and identity.
THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE
Discover the quirky country traditions, fascinating folklore and rich natural history of rural England in this entertaining book.
A celebration of the many wonderful and fascinating aspects of the British Isles, past and present that have shaped Britain's compelling and at times, tumultuous past.
A fascinating exploration of the most famous maritime disaster of all time. Brimming with facts about Titanic and its passengers through to the discovery of the wreck and the salvage operation.
Delve into the premiership’s fascinating 300 year history, lifting the lid on the intrigue, scandal, lives and personalities of Britain’s Prime Ministers.
Licensed to thrill this amazing collection will delight and entertain all fans of Britain's most famous spy. Published to coincide with the release of Bond 25.