A beautifully illustrated pop-up book of favourite garden birds. Celebrate the beautiful birds that can be spotted in British gardens in this exquisitely illustrated, cut-paper pop-up. Published in association with the RSPB, this 1.2-metre unfolding guide features a selection of more than 12 popular birds, including the robin, goldfinch and blue tit.

Presented in a stylish slipcase and stunningly illustrated by Lorna Syson, this is the perfect gift for bird-watchers and art-lovers … More

Another new release from Hastings own fantastic author, Catherine Johnson. Matthew Henson was simply an ordinary man. That was, until Commander Robert E. Peary entered his life, and offered him a chance at true adventure. Henson would become navigator, craftsman, translator, and right-hand man on a treacherous journey to the North Pole. Defying the odds and the many prejudices that faced him to become a true pioneer.

This is his incredible and often untold story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+ Available in … More

A moving historical story inspired by the Foundling Museum. A lonely boy struggles to cope with school bullies & caring for his mother, until a mysterious encounter reveals life in the Foundling Hospital in the 18th century & unravels a touching tale about the power of music.

Everyone loves an orphan story and the Foundling Hospital, created by Thomas Coram in 1739 with help from William Hogarth … More

Ireland, 16th Century. A time of strife, invasion & adventure …From Ireland’s wild west coast, a true leader emerges – Granuaile, the pirate queen …mother, lover, seafarer & chieftain. A true story of bravery on the high seas, of battles, of love, loss & leadership.

Follow the astounding and sometimes tragic tale of Ireland’s own Queen of Storms brought to stunning life in this beautiful … More