Constellations, Planets, Galaxies
From our own Sun to unimaginably distant galaxy clusters, this guide to the cosmos outlines theories about the Universe, the Big Bang and extra-terrestrial life before describing astronomical bodies – planets, meteors, comets and stars – and ending with a chapter on observing the night sky. Slightly off-mint. Age 10+
Theft by Finding
Diaries: Volume One
Amid comic mishaps, salacious gossip, soap-opera plot twists and secrets confided by total strangers, Sedaris looks back to his youth in the 1970s to record, with sardonic wit, his journey from drug-abusing dropout son of an eccentric Greek family in North Carolina to world-famous humorist.
Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness
‘There are more crows now than there have ever been in the history of the earth’: this book focuses on their behaviour, habitats and the imbalance in their population to highlight issues of biodiversity and how we share our space – urban or rural – with wildlife. Felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge.
A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall
When the USSR seized control of eastern Germany, Nina Willner’s mother escaped to the West, while her family remained in the East. Here Nina tells the story of how, as the Berlin Wall came down 40 years later, she rediscovered her lost family.