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The Magic of Reality: How We Know...
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Richard Dawkins; Dave McKean
 
What is stuff made of? How old is the universe? What causes tsunamis? Who was the first man, or woman? This book elucidates the wonders of the natural world.
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The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren
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Once Upon a Time: A Short History of...
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In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive...
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Gossip from the Forest: The Tangled...
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The Magic of Reality: Illustrated...
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Finding Arthur
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Based on astounding new research, the author of Finding Merlin reveals the true history of King Arthur.
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Viking Myths & Sagas: Retold from...
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The Hedgerow Handbook: Recipes,...
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Adele Nozedar
 
If there's one distinctive feature of the British countryside, it has to be the hedgerow. Hedgerows can provide a great fund of fresh, wild food for us. In this book...
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Breverton's Phantasmagoria: A...
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Terry Breverton
 
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The First Fossil Hunters: Dinosaurs,...
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Adrienne Mayor
 
Griffins, Cyclopes, Monsters, and Giants - these fabulous creatures of classical mythology continue to live in the modern imagination through the vivid accounts that have come down to us from...
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The Robber Bridegroom
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Grimm Brothers
'Then she began to run, and she ran over the sharp stones and through the thorns, and the wild animals bounded past her...' Four weird, dark and enchanting fairy-tales from...
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Sindbad the Sailor
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Offers a selection of adventures at sea from the Thousand and One Nights.
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English Fairy Tales
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Flora Annie Steel; Arthur Rackham
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London Lore: The Legends and...
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