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On a volcanic island, in the middle of shark-infested waters, Larker is sent to the The Cruel School. The lessons are appalling, the school dinners are revolting and the teachers are terrifying – but the scariest thing is Doctor Doktur’s mysterious ‘Monsterfication Machine’. And soon, Larker comes face to face with a real life MEGAMONSTER!

Megamonster

David Walliams

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A Risky Meeting at Sea that Saved Democracy, Roosevelt and Churchill, The Atlantic Charter

Of Cross-Channel aviation pioneers the only one widely remembered is Bleriot, for his successful crossing from France to Britain in a monoplane of his own design and construction, but the authors have done a great job of recording the process, from balloons, to hovercraft, to electric aircraft. The first person to be recorded as doing something new is often the only one to be remembered but there are so many more we should know about. Most Highly Recommended

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Beautiful Books to Brighten Your Day

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From now until July 2nd discover Birlinn’s magnificent range of lavish gift books, perfect for the coffee table or the mantelpiece. Take an illustrated journey through Scotland’s capital in A Sketchbook of Edinburgh, discover the remarkable history of military mapping in Scotland: Defending the Nation, experience a year in the Hebrides with Jane Smith’s Wild Island, and much more.

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