Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia - holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distinctions, and exploring their full imaginative potential in folk tales and novels. In the ... read more

Brolliology: A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature
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A beautifully poignant and poetic debut about love, loss, friendship, and ultimately, starting over. Twenty-something Holly has moved to Brighton to escape. But now she's here, sitting on a bench, listening to the sea sway´┐Ż How is she supposed to fill the void her boyfriend ... read more

Nophoto
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Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods is Tishani Doshi's third book of poems, following two earlier, highly praised collections, Everything Belongs Elsewhere, published by Bloodaxe in 2012, and her debut, Countries of the Body, winner of the Forward Prize for best firs... read more

Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods
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"The Hunting of the Snark" was first published in 1876, eleven years after "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and four years after "Through the Looking-Glass." It is a master-piece of nonsense and is connected to "Through the Looking-Glass" by its use of vocabulary from t... read more

The Hunting of the Snark
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Reading Level:very good
Awards:Costa Book of the Year Award Winner 2017

To be alive is to be inside the wave, always travelling until it breaks and is gone. These poems are concerned with the borderline between the living and the dead - the underworld and the human living world - and the exquisitely intense being of both. They possess a spare, eloquent ... read more

Inside the Wave
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War never stops. There have been two world wars since 1914 lasting for ten years, but wars have continued for a hundred years since then in many parts of the world: wars between nations, tribes and factions, wars over religion and beliefs, wars fought for land... read more

Nophoto
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An anthology of the poetry of World War I, this collection is more concerned with the War than with poetry, and as such it is a book with a theme. There are 72 poets represented here - including Wilfred Owen - of whom 21 died in action. Many of the poems have notes and introductions.

Up the Line to Death: War Poets, 1914-18
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Kona Macphee's What Long Miles is a characteristically eclectic collection from an ever-inventive writer, the winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for her previous collection, Perfect Blue. The poems range widely - nature and culture, body and psyche, the urban and the rural,... read more

What Long Miles
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This lively anthology brings together two kinds of funny: humorous poems that make you laugh or smile (funny ha-ha), and strange, surreal, witty or plain weird poems (funny peculiar). There has always been a tradition of comic and curious ve... read more

Funny Ha-Ha, Funny Peculiar: A book of strange & comic poems
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Bill Manhire's Collected Poems brings together thirty years of work from the outstanding poet of his generation.

Collected Poems 1967-1999
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One day in spring 1964, the young American poet Robert Bly left his rural farmhouse and drove 150 miles to the University of Minnesota library in Minneapolis to obtain the latest book by the young Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer. When Bly retur... read more

Airmail: the Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Transtromer
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 Reference

Series:Hands on History Project

This colorful and imaginative book presents 30 fabulous costume projects covering great fashion styles from history, journeying from ancient Rome, Egypt, Japan and China to the worlds of the Incas, Native Americans, and Celts. The book provides an easy and fun wa... read more

Clothes (Hands-On History Projects)
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