#150175. IAN RANKIN: REBUS'S SCOTLAND A Personal Journey. In this unique portrait, Ian Rankin explains how the rural Scotland of his childhood shaped him as a writer and takes readers deep into the heart of Rebus's world. Evocatively illustrated by b/w photos. 131 pp. 5x7". Softcover.
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#151798. THE WOMAN WHO SAVED THE CHILDREN A Biography of Eglantyne Jebb, Founder of Save the Children. "To succeed in life, we must give life," she once wrote. Jebb helped save the lives of millions of children left starving in Europe and Russia after WWI. The author brings to life this unlikely revolutionary who pioneered the cause of children's universal human rights. B/w photos. 387 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
It takes place at Shancarrig School, where, over the years, an old copper beech tree seems to be watching over the young students, as the stories and intimacies of their lives are told. 407 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
A shepherd on the family farm in the Lake District, James Rebanks interweaves reflections on the art of shepherding with photographs of the valley, people and animals that make up the daily life of the fells. Delight in his poetic, often funny, descriptions of sheep, local characters, and more. 176 pp. 6x9".
The cracking of the Enigma code was one of the greatest achievements of WWII. Here are the behind-the-scene stories of the ordinary men and women who made it happen. Read the constant struggles to stay ahead of German innovation and the fascinating work of Alan Turing and colleagues to develop the predecessor to the computer. Historic b/w photos. 336 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
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#150316. The Pitkin Guide to A WARTIME CHRISTMAS 1939-1945. In a time of shortages, cutbacks and austerity in Britain, people made the most of what they had. Ads and posters of the time, plus ‘make do’ recipes and contemporary photos give a memorable recollection of the indomitable British spirit. Colour and b/w illus. Please note: slightly damaged interior binding. 32 pp. 7x9". Softcover.