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PANZER COMMANDER HERMANN BALCK is regarded as one of the world’s greatest armoured warfare commanders. During World War II, he directed panzer troops from the front line and led by example, putting himself in extreme danger when rallying his soldiers to surge forward. He fought battles that were masterpieces of tactical operations, utilising speed, surprise and a remarkable ability to motivate his men to achieve what they considered to be impossible.
In this intriguing history, we follow his perilous journey through the fields of France, the mountains of Greece and the steppes of Russia. In Greece, through flair and innovative leadership, his soldiers overcome every obstacle to defeat determined Allied forces defending the narrow mountain passes.
SPECIFICATIONS: Paperback | 234 x 154 mm | 304 Pages | B & W Illustrations | 9781922539113
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Cats Work Like This was started by David St John Thomas in his 80th year and has been finished by his son Gareth. It gives a rare insight into the workings of cats’ elusive minds, gleaned from the authors’ two generations of watching their cats work. Learn about political and ‘eco’ cats, what cats do while you sleep, and what a cat’s eyes can tell you. Focusing on attention, emotion, manipulation and cunning, it explores both the scientific nature and daily habits of these puzzling creatures.
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 210 x 152mm | 176 Pages | Colour photographs
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Witchcraft: A Modern Guide is a practical guide to the basics of witchcraft, both traditional and modern. It uses the Wheel of the Year — from the Imbolc sabbat at the start of spring, through the midwinter solstice to the Yule sabbat and back to Imbolc — as a guide to living life in tune with Mother Earth and suggests rituals and incantations to empower, energize and inspire. It’s an exciting journey, filled with insights into the Old Ways of traditional wise women (and people of any gender).
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 245 x 255mm | 160 Pages | Colored Illustrations
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Crystals: A Modern Guide is a practical guide to working with natural crystals to unlock their healing potential and benefit your health and well-being. It offers an overview of some of the most interesting and meaningful crystals on the planet, detailing their history and traditional meanings. You are taken on a “rainbow” journey, starting with quartz then working through hues of black, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple, before ending with white and multicoloured stones.
SPECIFICATIONS 230 x 170 mm | Coloured diagrams and photos |Paperback | 160 pages
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Tarot: A Modern Guide is a practical guide to the basics of the seventy-eight-card tarot, the most popular deck for self-development and divination. The meanings of each card are explored, including their interpretation in tarot readings. Meditations, activities and exercises inspired by each of the twenty-two major cards are given, including divination, magic and clairvoyance. Lastly, the book presents a schedule of twelve monthly steps that build into a full year’s course of tarot exploration.
SPECIFICATIONS: | Paperback | 230 x 170mm | 150 Pages | B&W Diagrams | 9781925820966
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Unlock ancient chakra teachings to benefit your health and well-being. Discover chakra meanings and find ways to understand them and how they influence your life.
Today’s modern chakra practitioners focus on the seven major chakras, which they visualize as part of the subtle energy field, or aura, that swirls around us in rainbow colours, each chakra relating to a certain key part of the body. With modern-day concerns for optimum health and well-being, there is no doubt that the chakras have an important role to play in our physical, mental, personal and spiritual growth.
SPECIFICATIONS 230 x 170 mm | coloured Diagrams |Paperback | 160 pages |
How we travel has changed; why we travel has not. Travel is curiosity, openness, and connection. In this thought-provoking guide, wanderers, dreamers and nomads are challenged to enhance their understanding of the world by exploring it on their own terms. With practical advice on getting off the tourist trail, connecting with locals, and understanding a place by asking the right questions, readers are given the tools to overcome barriers and restrictions and bring the world together.
“A serious-minded and thoughtful engagement with some of the joys and contradictions that travel brings to light, illustrated by rich vignettes from the author’s own adventures on the road. An engaging, articulate and enjoyable guide
Nick Hunt, author of Walking the Woods and the Water, Where the Wild Winds Are and Outlandish.”
SPECIFICATIONS: 210mm x 135mm |Paperback | 232 pages
For the adult who is trapped in their own psyche
Have you ever had a dream, but let it go because you were too afraid of failure to try?
Dancing with Your Muse is a heartfelt, motivational guide to understanding this fear, realising that you are not alone in it, and working past it to achieve your goals without inhibition.
Written in a gentle, contemplative tone, this book will encourage you to determine and strive for success on your own terms. Performers, business people, students, and everyday dreamers alike will learn to courageously choose the most direct pathways to creative success and, more importantly, personal fulfilment, holding only a desire to contribute fully to their own life.
For the creative warriors of the world, Gilda Joffe’s new book couldn’t have come at a better time. With grace, wisdom, and heart, she reminds us that the courage is not only the precursor to realizing one’s artistic aspirations but also the difference between a life of magic or mediocrity. If you are tired of feeling like a wallflower, Dancing With Your Muse will not only get you on your feet but, in the end, teaches you how to fly.”
– Michael J. Chase – Bestselling Author & Founder of The Kindness Centre
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback with jacket | 210mm x 135mm | 224 pages
Moments that changed lives
The Turning Point is a rare glimpse into the most important and fascinating moments of people’s lives. A collection of extraordinary entries received in an international writing competition, it contains stories about everyday people, from all over the world. Find out about the moment when love came along in a note under a windscreen wiper, when the death of a new friend inspired a teenager to live life to its fullest, and more, in this captivating insight into the human condition.
Eye of the Calm
Clare Reilly: Eye of the Calm is a celebration of artist Clare Reilly’s life and work. Reilly’s passions for coastal New Zealand and the country’s wildlife are brought to life in this beautiful collection, which explores themes of habitat destruction and renewal, grief, finding new paths, and the joyful movement of birds in flight. Experience a sense of calm and hope with this story of a fascinating life told through both words and imagery. A beautiful, meditative exploration of a life’s work.
SPECIFICATIONS: 9781775594291 | Hardback | 254 x 254mm | 10 x 10in | 144 Pages | Full Colour
Sam’s dreams seem to have come true when he becomes a toy tester for the Tiny Hands Toy Factory, and his house is filled with plastic toys in all sorts of shapes and colours. But one by one and plonk by plonk, his shiny new toys start to break. Soon enough, Sam has a mountain of broken toys that just won’t stop growing!
This whimsically illustrated story highlights the huge amounts of plastic waste generated by ‘consumer culture’, and empowers children to take sustainability into their own hands.
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback |245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books
Shortlisted The Forevability Awards 2021 – Open Picture Book Category
Cookie loves Girl more than anything – even chasing balls and smelling smells! Sometimes Girl is too sad to play with Cookie, but that’s okay because Cookie is good at sad. You can lick it off, you know.
With beautiful words and playful illustrations, Cookie is both a heart-warming tale about the love between a dog and their person, and a sensitive exploration of depression and anxiety. From dog-lovers to children who share Girl’s feelings, everyone can learn something from this inseparable pair.
SPECIFICATIONS: Hardback | 245 x 255mm / 9.5 x 10in | 32 Pages | Full Colour | EK Books
Eye to eye with our world’s wildlife
From polar bears to mountain gorillas, penguins to sea otters, certain animals capture our imagination. These are the animals that are mascots for conservation campaigns. But why these creatures instead of other equally endangered animals? The answer lies in their cuteness or charisma! Illustrated with images by one of the world’s leading wildlife photographers, The Science of Hope informs as it educates, describing the psychology and science behind our desire to connect with these animals.
An introduction to The Science of Hope from author Dr Wiebke Finkler:
SPECIFICATIONS: Cased with jacket | 254 x 254mm / 10 x 10in | 160 pages | Full Colour
For Issy, and many more little worriers, ‘what if…’ are two small words that lead to uneasy feelings. But maybe they can be used for something a little more fun…
In this colourful adventure, ‘what ifs’ become springboards for happiness and imagination. Why worry about monsters under the bed when you could wonder what if the clouds were purple and orange and green? Children will delight in this playful exploration of words and their power to change how we feel, turning anxiety into wonder.