Six Tudor Queens: Katherine of Aragon

The biography of Katherine of Aragon, the Spanish princess married to Henry VIII, who refused his request for a divorce. Her stance ultimately lead to the creation of the Church of England.... Details

Geisha

A look at the role of the geisha in Japanese culture by a woman who was the only non-Japanese to ever train as a geisha.... Details

Shadows of the Workhouse: The Dramas of Life in Postwar London

In the follow-up to Call the Midwife, you meet some of the characters who were forced to eke out a living as best they can in desperate poverty of London’s East End.... Details

Call the Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950’s

A memoir of a young woman who comes from a sheltered background to train as a midwife in the East End of London in the 1950’s.... Details

Angela’s Ashes

A bittersweet memoir told from a child’s perspective of growing up poor in New York City in the 1930’s and in Limerick, Ireland in the 1940’s.... Details

Brick Lane

A young Bangladeshi wife learns to navigate her new life in London’s East End. ... Details

Brazil

Michael Palin’s observations on Brazil as he travels around the country.... Details

The Road To Little Dribbling: More Notes from A Small Island

On the 20th anniversary of his first wildly popular book, Notes From A Small Island, American travel writer, Bill Bryson takes another trip with even more witty anecdotes. ... Details

Down Under: Travels from a Sunburned Country

A witty account by Bill Bryson (one of America’s favourite travel writers) of his journey through Australia.... Details

The Lost Continent

Travels through small town America by one of America’s favourite travel writers.... Details

In the Shadow of the Banyan

A young girl lives through the ravages that terrorise Cambodia during the Khymer Rouge era.... Details

Sparrow: The Story of Joan of Arc

The story of Joan of Arc retold for younger readers.... Details

Outlaw: The Story of Robin Hood

The story of Robin Hood as a young boy looking at the motivation for his acts.... Details

Memoirs of a Geisha

The story of a geisha that spans the years before, during and after World War II.... Details

Carrie’s War

Two children from London are evacuated to Wales during World War 2.... Details

This is Hong Kong

A beautifully illustrated children’s book of Hong Kong that has been updated for the 21st century.... Details

This is Greece

A beautifully illustrated children’s picture book of Greece which has been updated for the 21st century. ... Details

This is Australia

A children’s classic picture book of Australia which has been updated for the 21st century.... Details

This is Britain

A beautifully illustrated children’s book of Britain. ... Details

This is Ireland

A beautifully illustrated children’s book of Ireland. ... Details

This is San Francisco

A beautifully illustrated children’s picture book of San Francisco. ... Details

This is Paris

A classic children’s picture book of Paris which has been updated for the 21st century. ... Details

This is New York

A classic children’s picture book of New York updated for the 21st century. ... Details

This is London

A classic children’s picture book of London which has been updated for the 21st century. ... Details

This is Rome

A children’s picture book of Rome which is a timeless classic.... Details

This is Venice

A children’s picture book with watercolours of the beauty that is Venice.... Details

We Completely Must Go To London

Charlie & Lola visit the best of London’s sights. ... Details

Olivia Goes To Venice

Olivia, the irrepressible pig, takes Venice by storm on a visit with her family.... Details

The Silver Sword

During World War II, a young boy and his friends leave Poland and head towards Switzerland in hopes of being reunited with their parents. ... Details

The Once and Future King

A retelling of the stories of King Arthur for young adults.... Details

William and the Missing Masterpiece

William and the Missing Masterpiece by Helen Hancocks is set in Paris.... Details

A Boy and His Bear

In Elizabethan England, a boy develops a special relationship with a captured bear cub. ... Details

The Wolf Princess

An orphaned English school girl on a school trip to Russia gets on the wrong train and meets a beautiful princess.... Details

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

A partially-autobiographical story of a 9 year old Jewish girl who is forced to flee Germany with her family when Hitler comes to power. ... Details

Journey To The River Sea

An English orphan girl goes on a journey to live with distant relatives in Brazil.... Details

The Dragonfly Pool

During World War II, a young London girl is sent to a boarding school in the countryside where she meets a prince in peril.... Details

A Company of Swans

Set in the early 20th century, an English girl finds romance in Brazil when she joins the corps de ballet which is touring the country.... Details

Back Home

In 1945, twelve-year-old Rusty is sent back home to England at the end of World War II.... Details

The London Eye Mystery

A boy with Aspergers Syndrome and his sister set out to solve the disappearance of their cousin from The London Eye.... Details

About My Mother

Life in post-World War II Morocco recounted as fragments of memories by a dying mother to her son.... Details

Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland

Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland was written by Sarah Moss, a British professor teaching at the University of Iceland, during the country's recent economic collapse.... Details

Flumbra: An Icelandic Folktale

Flumbra by Gudrun Helgadottir is an Icelandic folktale which is about a woman and her children.... Details

Soon

Soon by Timothy Knapman is the story of a baby elephant and his mother as they travel through the Indian jungle.

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ABC London

An alphabet book for London that looks at some popular but lesser known sights.... Details