Created by Kathryn and Ross Petras, connoisseurs of quotes, whose books and calendars have over 56 million copies in print, this book is a collection of the greatest life wisdom from an unexpected group of speakers, doers, and thinkers. There are 618 rules to live by...
"The ultimate literary bucket list." -The Washington Post "If there's a heaven just for readers, this is it." -O, The Oprah Magazine Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that's as compulsively readable, entertaining, surprising,..
As an introduction to Shakespeare, this presentation of extracts from Shakespeare's greatest plays and sonnets should capture the imagination of parents and children alike. Shakespeare presents a gamut of human emotions - love, humour, murder, sorcery, violence and greatness. Each text is stylistica..
Peter was an engaging, humorous storyteller, particularly of his own life and family from the 1930s onwards material drawn on extensively by his brother Maurice in his books. This collection reflects Peter's life and some of his interests, and follows his documentary poem sequence, Voyage Around a R..
An outstanding new talent from the South Island, Jeffrey Paparoa Holman has published extensively in the Listener and in a variety of NZ and UK periodicals. This is the third volume of his poetry to be published in New Zealand, taking its title from the Whitireia Poetry Competition winning poem that..
"An enchanting and original account of Beatrix Potter's life and her love of plants and gardening." Judy Taylor, vice president of the Beatrix Potter Society There aren't many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. More than 150 million..
... Before the Birds and The River demonstrate Angie Farrow's ability to humanise global political crises, and to use the symbolism and poetry of theatre to promote debate about some of the most contentious issues of our times. They highlight the considerable potential of theatre to provide communit..
'Poetry is the blossom and the fragrancy of all human knowledge, human thoughts, human passions, emotions, language.' -Samuel Taylor Coleridge. This glorious celebration of classic poetry features verse from around the English-speaking world. Carefully selected and divided into themed sections, the..
Book lovers, rejoice! In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations. Readers will:Tour the world's most beautiful bookstores.Test their knowledge of the written word with quizzes.Find their nex..
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER As Heard on NPR's This American Life "Ross Gay's eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small miracles that surround us." --Tracy K. Smith, Pulitzer Prize winner and U.S. Poet Laureate The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers u..