Be taken back to a time that is half-history, half-myth, and wholly magical...Narrated by Panchaali, the wife of the five Pandava brothers, "The Palace of Illusions" finally gives a woman's take on th...
Ivan lives in a land where the winter is dark and fearful. Starjik King of Winter steals Ivan's little brother and Ivan braves the bitter cold to find him.
'Palace Circle is a gem, filled with dashing lords, gutsy ladies, family secrets and royal intrigue.' Barbara Delinsky
Biography - ISBN: 0007249322
I-SPY AT THE SEASIDE Hello, children! Welcome to your very own I-Spy Book. In these pages you'll be able to look for all kinds of secret, exciting things that are found only by the sea. Blackpool, 195...
Rajkumar is only another boy helping on a market stall in the dusty square outside the royal palace when the British force the Burmese King Queen and all the Court into exile! He is rescued by the far...
Fiction - Science Fiction - ISBN: 297856456
Non-Fiction - Sport - Cricket - ISBN: 1905411081
Pages: 256, Dutton and Dial
Fiction - Children's - ISBN: 0007323239 - ISBN13: 9780007323234
Excitement is running high in the Adams family. Mr Finch after a long career in secret government work is to be knighted - which means that Chinese Lady will become a real 'Lady'l What with having to ...
The period between the two world wars is often named 'the golden age of the cinema' in Britain. This title examines the role of going to the pictures in people's lives during a tough period when peopl...
Fiction - Children's - ISBN: 074606733X - ISBN13: 9780746067338
At the heart of the Sultan's vast but fragile empire stands the mysterious Palace of Dreams: the most secret and powerful Ministry ever invented.
Poetry - ISBN: 1857549260
Non-Fiction - English - ISBN: 0198387032
The Adamantine Palace lies at the centre of an empire that grew out of ashes. Once dragons ruled the world and man was little more than prey.
Non-Fiction - Arts & Music - Architecture - ISBN: 184476706X
Non-fiction - History - ISBN: 750948035
Non-Fiction - Film & TV - ISBN: 0231103395
India, 1922. Scotland Yard detective Joe arrives in the state of Ranipur at the request of the Maharajah, an old ally of the British. The Maharajah is dying, and the succession is unclear. The death o...
Non-Fiction - ISBN: 0226144267
Explores the social and economic background to marriage in Renaissance Florence and discusses the objects - paintings, sculptures, furniture, jewellery, clothing, and household items - associated with...
This beautiful catalogue provides a comprehensive history of pietre dure, a virtuoso form of hardstone carving that reached an artistic peak in Italy in the 16th century and subsequently spread throug...
A group of foreigners in the northeastern town of Shishan finds the status quo upset when Helen Frances, a young woman with a middle class upbringing but a fatal flaw, arrives and falls in love with t...
Fiction - Modern Fiction - ISBN: 0720613299
In 1577, a Jesuit priest named Matteo Ricci set out from Italy on a long journey to bring the Christian faith and Western thought to Ming dynasty China. He spent time in India and Macao before enterin...
Non-Fiction - Travel - Places & Peoples - Europe - England - ISBN: 955072700
Charles Nicholl is on a quest for 'The Great Cocaine Story'. The time is the early eighties and the place - Colombia.
The magnificent complex of throne halls, museums and religious architecture, including the exquisite Emerald Buddha Temple, are often referred to as the jewel in the crown of Bangkok.
Non-Fiction - Travel - ISBN: 190541126X
Non-Fiction - Travel - Holiday Guide - ISBN: 9608284368
When Mr Gruber takes Paddington to Buckingham Palace to watch the Changing of the Guard, there are so many people in the way he can't see a thing. But a mysterious someone 'on high' comes to his rescu...
Fiction - Children's - ISBN: 0141500069 - ISBN13: 9780141500065
Fiction - Romance - ISBN: 0263716066
The Palace and the Punks Like a real life field of dreams Alf Hyslop built it - the Grey Topper music venue in Jacksdale, an obscure Nottinghamshire pit village - and they came - glam kings Sweet, Mud...
THE Palace Library Three children stumble upon an extraordinary library in an old house. Armed with magical books, and accompanied by an enchanting deerhound, they leave through a door that takes them...
The most powerful man in the republic framed her, threw her in prison, and stole a priceless elven manuscript from her family. With the help of a crack team that includes an illusionist, a unicorn, a ...
Picturesque, historically interesting and accessible
The Palace is in ruins
Architecture, atmosphere, good food and service
A few dodgy facilities; noises off at night
A fantastic day out for all the family.
Could be boring for young children inside the house but the grounds are brilliant.