Book Depository Blog

RSS

 

  • Make Your Own T-Rex

    Wed, 05 Sep 2012 10:05

    Have a bone or two to play with as the time has come to create your very own T-Rex!

    With Make Your Own T-Rex you can become an expert paleontologist and build your own dinosaur. No glue and no mess here - 80 sturdy "bones" slot together to make an amazing T-Rex skeleton that stands at almost 1 metre long.

    The book is packed with facts & tells you all about dinosaur behaviour, the world they lived in and clear step-by-step picture instructions of how to build your model.

    blog image

    And here's a little something to get you inspired:
  • There's a couple of big movies coming out in the next few months adapted from big books. Looks like they've thrown quite a lot of money at these flicks...

    1st up is David Mitchell's 'unfilmable' Cloud Atlas. Three directors, nearly three hours *gulp* (epic trailer too - clear 6 minutes to view)

    2nd is Yann Martel's also 'unfilmable' Life of Pi. Much resting on the stripes of a CGI'd Tiger. Grrrrrooowwwlllll.

    As ever, we would urge you to read the wonderful books first!

  • blog imageWhat if angels not only walked among us - but were our celebrities? What if they saved people for money? That's the reality in Angel City. Jackson Godspeed is the hottest Angel in a city obsessed with Immortals. He's about to become the youngest Guardian ever. Everyone loves him except Maddy Montgomery. She's not interested in celebrities. Until Jackson takes refuge in the diner where Maddy works and a fierce, inexplicable connection pulls them together.

    There are angels and then there are Angels. There are book trailers and then there's this:

    We forgot this is a book trailer half way through and started wondering when the movie comes out. Which is not actually that far away from the truth, as the producers of Gossip Girl and Vampire Diaries have already optioned Immortal City for television development. Find the book here and don't forget your popcorn.

  • blog image

    Stuffed chicken

    The 'barnyard fowl', native to southern China, had gradually spread westewrads to Greece; unmistakable vignettes of cocks and hens can be found in Greek vase-painting of about 700 BC.

    blog image

    blog image

    blog image

    blog image

    Mushroom pasties

    Thoughtfully adapted for the modern kitchen, whilst retaining the true essence of dining in medieval Britain.

    blog image

    blog image

    blog image

    blog image

    Lemon posset

    The name posset persists for this refreshing drink but the typical sweet wine of early recipes has given way to lemon juice.

    blog image

    blog image

    blog image

  • From Nobrow Press comes this stunning book -- twenty four artists take on seven pages each to tell their tales of the creation of everything.

    blog image Some draw on tales from ancient traditions, such as Norse or Ainu legends or a universal mother's womb of all things. Some illustrate mainly in stylised profiles, harking back to Egyptian tomb walls or Grecian friezes. Others mostly ignore previous versions and take more oblique or satirical stabs.

    Features contributions from artists such as Stuart Kolakovic, Ben Newman, Mike Bertino, Brecht Vandenbroucke, and Luke Pearson.

    Pull up a rock and gather round the flickering fire - the universe is about to be born again.

    We can't wait to get our hands on this one...

    blog image

  • Showing 51 to 55 of 1770 results < Previous 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Next >
  • Can't find what you're looking for? Try our below.

Book Depository Team
Publisher Blogs