Tim Sharp and his magnificent creation, Laser Beak Man, are now major names in the world of international art. But the journey to this point has been an extraordinary one. When Judy Sharp took her three-year-old son Tim to a paediatric specialist, he was diagnose... read more

A Double Shot of Happiness

The definitive biography of the beloved--often controversial--co-creator of many legendary superheroes, A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee presents the origin of "Stan the Man," who spun a storytelling web of comic book heroic adv... read more

A Marvelous Life - The Amazing Story of Stan Lee

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 Biography & Memoir

The incredible life of an astonishing athlete and now disability advocate - fully updated to include Wimbledon and French Open wins and moreDylan Alcott has never let his disability get in the way of what he wanted to achieve.His family treated him no differently to any other kid, ... read more

Able (PB)
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"Hadfield is a genius, a man of science and technology and no first-timer to the universe."-New York Post
 
Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has ... read more

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Anne Franks The Diary of a Young Girl is not just a true story but also a piece of history. Written by Anne Frank for herself, at the age of 13, the diary contains candid and intimate details of Annes thoughts and feelings durin... read more

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (60th Anniversary Edition)

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 Biography & Memoir

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Shortlisted ABIA International Book of the Year 2019 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work  

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States   In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United Stat... read more

Becoming: Michelle Obama
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 Biography & Memoir

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'I have him bitched, balloxed and bewildered, for there's a system and a science in taking the piss out of a screw and I'm a well-trained man at it.'
So writes Brendan Behan, poet, writer and literary legend, of the episode that coloured his life. Arrested in Liverpool as... read more

Borstal Boy

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 Biography & Memoir

Awards:Winner of Galaxy British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year 2009.

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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

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 Biography & Memoir

In a tale of sand, songs, survival and untimely erections, it takes a trek along the Australian coastline for Benjamin Allmon to find himself, and the true key to happiness. It is 2006. After more than a decade trying to make it in the music industry, singer-songwriter Ben is getti... read more

Foot Notes
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 Biography & Memoir

When Rebecca Lister and Tony Kelly move from Melbourne to Mount Isa to care for Rebecca's elderly mother, Diana, they have no idea what they've signed up for. The isolation, sweltering heat and limited employment opportunities make settling into the minin... read more

Growing Pineapples in the Outback

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 Biography & Memoir

Hazel's idyllic childhood is torn apart by the bombing of Rangoon. The Japanese armies overrun Burma, forcing the family to move from one refuge to another. Hazel's father, a Muslim, and her mother, a Catholic, fears for her children. Told through a child's eyes, this ... read more

Heaven Tempers the Wind

AS SELECTED FOR THE ZOE BALL BOOKCLUB, A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE SUNDAY TIMES, THE TIMES, GUARDIAN, IRISH TIMES, OBSERVER, RED and THE TELEGRAPH. *SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN ACKERLEY PRIZE FOR MEMOIR AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY 2018* I AM, I AM, I AM is a m... read more

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death