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Signed Editions

Signed Editions

From amazing recipe books, to memoirs, to some incredible novels, our current selection of marvelous signed editions.

The 130-Storey Treehouse

The 130-Storey Treehouse

Hardback £12.99

There are lots of laughs at every level in The 130-Storey Treehouse, the tenth book in the number one bestselling Treehouse series from Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton, out in hardback. This is our Treehouse, come on up!We’ve added thirteen news levels to our Treehouse, including a soap bubble blaster, a GRABINATOR (it can grab anything from anywhere at any time), a time-wasting level, a toilet paper factory (because you can never have too much toilet paper) and an extraterrestrial observation centre . .

. Which will come in handy when giant flying eyeballs from outer space come to grabinate US!

Shoe Wars (cover image unavailable)

Shoe Wars

Hardback £12.99

She’ll do ANYTHING to win the glitzy Golden Shoe Award and knows that entering flying shoes is her hot ticket to the trophy. Flying shoes that Ruby and Bear just happen to be hiding… Get ready for a gadget-packed, wedge-of-your-feet adventure like no other! Laughs and pictures on every single page! More praise for Shoe Wars: ‘As with the Tom Gates books, every page here is dynamic and attention-grabbing, packed with cartoons and typeface trickery.’ Financial Times ‘An original and outrageous storyline gives plenty of scope for absurd inventions, loathsome baddies and heroic deeds from underequipped underdogs

The Adventures of Parsley the Lion

The Adventures of Parsley the Lion

Hardback £14.99

A brand new glorious gift book of a much-loved classic. A celebration of words and pictures from the creator of Paddington Bear, Michael Bond, and contemporary genius and internet drawing sensation Rob Biddulph! Living in the magical Herb Garden, Parsley the lion is never quite sure what’s going to happen to him next . .

Wizards of Once: Never and Forever

Wizards of Once: Never and Forever

Hardback £12.99

Xar and Wish have found the ingredients for the Spell-to-get-rid-of-Witches. Now the Kingwitch is calling them to the lake of the lost. But first they must mix the potion in the Cup of Second Chances …

Can they defeat the hungry Tatzelwerm monster and escape with the cup? And will the spell be strong enough to lift the CURSE OF THE WILDWOODS… or will Witches reign FOREVER?

Islands of Mercy

Islands of Mercy

Hardback £18.99

She was ‘The Angel of the Baths’, the one woman whose touch everybody yearned for. Yet she would do more.

She was certain of that. In the city of Bath, in the year 1865, an extraordinary young woman renowned for her nursing skills is convinced that some other destiny will one day show itself to her. But when she finds herself torn between a dangerous affair with a female lover and the promise of a conventional marriage to an apparently respectable doctor, her desires begin to lead her towards a future she had never imagined.

Trio

Trio

Hardback £18.99

It is summer in 1968, the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. There are riots in Paris and the Vietnam War is out of control. While the world is reeling our three characters are involved in making a Swingin’ Sixties movie in sunny Brighton.

All are leading secret lives. Elfrida is drowning her writer’s block in vodka; Talbot, coping with the daily dysfunction of making a film, is hiding something in a secret apartment; and the glamorous Anny is wondering why the CIA is suddenly so interested in her. But the show must go on and, as it does, the trio’s private worlds begin to take over their public ones.

Pressures build inexorably – someone’s going to crack. Or maybe they all will. From one of Britain’s best loved writers comes an exhilarating, tender novel that asks the vital questions: what makes life worth living? And what do you do if you find it isn’t?

Troy

Troy

Hardback £20

In Troy, Stephen Fry brings to life the legendary kidnapping of the beautiful Helen, for whom the Greeks launched a thousand ships and lay siege for ten bloody years; king of the gods Zeus, who triggered war when he asked Trojan prince Paris to judge the fairest goddess of all; and the terrible, brutal war with casualties on all sides.

Following his bestsellers Mythos and Heroes, in this new novel Stephen shares tales of heroism and hatred, revenge and regret, and desire and despair – and showing how these human passions still speak to us today.

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