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  • Heroes, Gods and Monsters of Celtic Mythology

    Fiona Macdonald, Eoin Coveney

    Paperback (Book House, Sept. 1, 2015)
    Prepare to enter a land of excitement, magic, and mystery: the enchanted Celtic world, where gods fought demons and monsters, animals talked to humans, and nature was filled with spirits. These classic myths come from throughout the Celtic kingdom—from Scotland, Ireland, and Wales to the Isle of Man and Brittany. They include "Fintan the Salmon," "Ulster's Hero," "Bran and Branwen," and "The Adventures of Fionn Mac Cumhaill."
  • Medieval Cathedral

    Fiona MacDonald

    Paperback (Book House, Sept. 1, 2009)
    Discover a world of ornate architecture, stories told in glass and great feats of construction and art in this guide to the life of a medieval cathedral. The book includes cutaway illustrations, a glossary, plus information on the wider historical and religious context.
  • Manga Action & Movement

    Max Marlborough

    Paperback (Book House, April 7, 2020)
    This dynamic title in The Art of Drawing series explores a thrilling variety of movements—jumping, kicking, punching, and more—in the hugely popular manga style. From a samurai standing defiant, his sword drawn for battle, to a hero fighting a vampire for his life, Manga Action & Movement shows artists how to draw an array of spectacularly energetic characters and action-packed scenes. Easy-to-follow instructions and striking step-by-step illustrations introduce materials and key concepts such as perspective and proportion. Beginners will find all the necessary details to help them successfully capture martial arts moves, powerful jumps and kicks in the air, explosive throws, dangerous falls, and defensive poses.
  • How To Draw Dragons

    Mark Bergin

    Paperback (Book House, )
  • A Viking Town

    Fiona MacDonald

    Paperback (Book House, Feb. 15, 2010)
    Take a closer look at history with 'Spectacular Visual Guides', a series that scratches way past the surface of history, examining the legacies of long lose civilisations. Each title provides the reader with a detailed glimpse into the people and places of pivotal periods in time.
  • Hamlet

    William Shakespeare

    Paperback (Book House, )
  • You Wouldn't Want to Be a Roman Gladiator!

    John Malam

    Paperback (Book House, Jan. 1, 2014)
    Do you think being a Roman gladiator seems glamorous? Think again! At gladiator school, you'll be taught to fight, kill, and die in a suitably sporting manner to entertain the Roman crowds. If you survive, you could become a hero - but don't count on it. This title in the popular You Wouldn't Want to Be series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail. Featuring brand new extra content including a timeline, fun facts a list of 'top' characters and a map.
  • The Human Body: Brain Surgery for Beginners

    Steve Parker

    Hardcover (Book House, March 15, 2009)
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  • You Wouldn't Want to Be a Victorian Miner!

    John Malam

    Paperback (Book House, Jan. 1, 2014)
    As a man brought up a British coal-mining village in the 1860s, you have to endure the dangers and difficulties of working underground in a Victorian mine. Learn how to get by with a succession of 'Handy hints' such as not forgetting to take a canary down the mine with you. Find out how pit ponies are used, how the coal is mined, and how to survive deep underground. You'll soon learn that you really wouldn't want to be a Victorian miner! This title in the popular You Wouldn't Want to Be series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail. Featuring brand new extra content including a timeline, fun facts a list of 'top' characters and a map.
  • What Is a Verb?: To Root, to Toot, to Parachute

    Brian P. Cleary, Jenya Prosmitsky

    Paperback (Book House, March 1, 2003)
    "Words are Categorical" is a series, which explores some of the basic principles of English grammar in a fun way. Each book deals with a different part of language, using playful and ingenious rhymes to make them easy to remember. In "What is a Verb?" children are introduced to one of the essential building blocks of the English language. It shows how verbs are essential for the action of a sentence. The verbs are highlighted in colour to make them easy to identify. This book teaches the basics of English grammar in accordance with the National Literacy Strategy at Key Stage 2.
  • Blood Justice

    Dan Scott (Ch

    Paperback (Book House, March 5, 2015)
    Blood Justice is the sixth title in Gladiator School, a series of novels set in a rich and textured world of heated battles, fierce loyalty and even fiercer rivalry. Lucius, Isi and Quin return to Rome with the chest of Parmenion's papers proving that Titus was poisoned. But who will believe them? And more importantly who can they trust? Blood Justice is a whirlwind of new friendships and old enemies sought with trials and tribulations. But who will be found guilty in the end? And will there be justice?
  • How to Draw Hands & Feet

    Mark Bergin

    Paperback (Book House, Oct. 29, 2015)
    The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. This comprehensive drawing handbook covers all aspects of drawing human hands and feet including essential concepts such as light, tone and composition. Duotone lines highlight each step.