New Books

Some of our recent publications. Click on the covers for full details

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Chineasy 60 Flashcards

Chineasy™ 60 Flashcards

A beautiful boxset of 60 Chineasy flashcards that will help develop your Chinese vocabulary and pronunciation

‘Turns a fiendish world into a visual treat … shines a spotlight of childlike clarity on the seemingly impenetrable world of Chinese ideograms … beautifully illustrated’ – The Guardian


The Bee Who Spoke

The Bee Who Spoke
The Wonderful World of Belle and the Bee

Following the hugely successful Operation Alphabet by Al MacCuish, here is his enchanting and entertaining new story, perfect for young readers keen to discover the wonder of plants and animals and to see how they work together in harmony.


Collector's Edition

Collector's Edition
Innovative Packaging and Graphics

A celebration of the outstanding creative possibilities that print continues to offer in the age of the digital download. Brings together over 170 examples of innovative and inspired packaging from the worlds of music, book publishing and magazines that have been released as a collector’s, limited or deluxe edition.


Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt

The Complete Cities of Ancient Egypt

City by city, discover the rich sophistication of urban life under the Pharaohs. Stunning illustrations and detailed maps bring the urban landscape of ancient Egypt to life.

'Any serious traveller venturing along the Nile Valley today should take this book with them ...’ – Minerva


Fashion Photography Next

Fashion Photography Next

Outstandingly fresh and original fashion images by thirty-five emerging photographers from fourteen countries: diverse, striking, sometimes shocking, but, like all great photography, utterly memorable


Graphic Design School

Graphic Design School
A Foundation Course for Graphic Designers

A structured self-teaching guide that provides up-to-date information on computer-aided design and the use of software applications in all areas of graphic design.

Revised Fifth Edition


Let's Play a Game

Let's Play a Game
All you need to play six board games

Contains everything you need to play six re-imagined board games, with six pop-out coloured counters, a numbered spinner and three double-sided games boards. The games are boisterous (and sometimes silly!) but also help children (aged 4+ at pre-school, school and at home) with first maths, coordination and matching and sorting skills.

‘This is THE MUST HAVE activity 'book' for pre-schoolers’
– London Mums Magazine


Make Art with your Hands and Feet

Make art with your hands and feet!
Draw around your hands and feet to make pictures

Draw around fingers, thumbs, hands, toes or feet to complete the 32 pictures! Hand- and finger-prints can be made with paint, too. The zany images go from reindeer with hand- print antlers to foot-print ghosts …


The Typographic Universe

The Typographic Universe
Letterforms Found in Nature, the Built World and Human Imagination

An inspirational sourcebook featuring more than 300 examples of unusual letterforms, either created from non-traditional materials or found in unexpected places – chemtrails in the sky, negative spaces between trees branches, city buildings, cracks in plaster …


Verve: The Sound of America

Verve: The Sound of America
Collector's edition

Hot on the heels of one of the most talked-about jazz books in years, comes the musically-enhanced, strictly limited Collector’s Edition. Slipcased with vinyl re-issues of ten legendary recordings on Verve, this is an exceptional opportunity to own a unique slice of jazz history.

‘Exhaustive, weighty and beautifully packaged … The assemblage of glorious archive photographs, tour posters, album sleeves and ephemera is eye-poppingly beautiful’ – The Daily Telegraph}


World Atlas of Street Photography

The World Atlas of Street Photography

Including classic documentary street photography as well as images of urban landscapes, portraits and staged performances, 'The World Atlas of Street Photography' focuses on an abundance of photography that has been created in cities around the globe