A teenage Adrian Mole-style tale of a year in the life of an eccentric family, consisting of 15-year-old Morag Narno, her parents, their four other children and a pair of dogs that resemble walking sofas. The author was the 1988 Dillons' Young Reader/Writer of the Year. (learn more about this book)
There's never been a better time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727. However, a few nagging questions do remain ...
Why are we supposed to get Brazilians? Should we use Botox? Do men secretly hate us? What should you call your... (learn more about this book)
From Alan Bennett's Baffled at a Bookcase, to Lucy Mangan's Ten Library Rules, famous writers tell us all about how libraries are used and why they're important. Tom Holland writes about libraries in the ancient world, while Seth Godin describes what a library will look like in 2020. Lionel... (learn more about this book)