Ginny Holland’s daughter Jem has headed off to university, leaving single mum Ginny with a severe case of empty nest syndrome. To make matters worse, the first gorgeous man she's clapped eyes on in years has just accused Ginny of shoplifting. So Ginny decides to advertise for a lodger but what she gets is lovelorn Laurel, who can only talk about her ex-boyfriend. However Laurel has a dangerously charming brother, Perry, and add to that the offer of a great new job, and things are looking up…until Ginny realises that her potential boss is all too familiar. Is it too late for Ginny to set right the first impression she made when Finn Penhaligon got quite the wrong end of the stick? And is either Finn or Perry quite what they seem?
A new interactive colouring book for fashionistas of all ages, My Even More Wonderful World of Fashion is packed with more beautiful and sophisticated illustrations specially created by illustrator Nina Chakrabarti. The book encourages creativity, wi th illustrations to colour in and designs to finish off, as well as simple ideas for making and doing (how to make a sari, turn a napkin into a headscarf or dye a T-shirt). Covering clothing, shoes, bags, jewelery and other accessories, the illustrat ions span both vintage fashions drawing on beautiful and interesting objects through the ages and contemporary invented designs from the illustrator's own imagination. 'Did you know...?' features, giving brief historical notes, encourage children to be inspired by history and by the fashions of other cultures. A wonderful celebration of fashion, the book will appeal to fashion addicts from 8 years upwards.
Ever wondered what a boot inspired by a "Beatles" lyric looks like? What is a 'Hug My Leg' shoe? And how about lace-ups inspired by 18th-century snuff boxes? This title features over 140 beautifully drawn shoes on which to add sequins, colour embroidery, draw tassles, invent patterns, craft buttons, choose colours to fill in polka dots, and stick glitter to diamond-encrusted heels. Colour in shoe decorations including the African savannah, peacocks, a taxi and even the New York skyline! Let your imagination run wild. From stilettos to loafers, wedges to jelly shoes, platforms to sandals, Nina Chakrabarti once again dazzles us with her creative flair and inspires us to look at footwear with fresh eyes. Vintage favourites are shown alongside Vietnamese slippers, Romany boots and Louis heels, with famous designer pieces such as Vivienne Westwood's Rocking Horse golf shoe, Maison Martin Margiela's split-toe Tabi boot and Camille Unglik's metallic Luna sandal.
A beautifully produced notebook featuring the wonderful illustrations of Nina Chakrabarti. Her illustrations are featured on the cover, on the interleaved tracing paper inserts and in small details running through the notebook. With pink quarterbinding, an elastic closure and a pocket inside the back cover, this notebook will appeal to Nina's many fans.
Create your very own wonderful world of fashion using stamps that feature stunning new illustrations by Nina Chakrabarti, author of the hugely popular My Wonderful World of Fashion. This set contains ten stamps, featuring shoes, handbags, bows and other fashion items, plus two inkpads (in pink and black). Fashion lovers from five years and up will enjoy stamping, customizing and colouring in new fashion creations, combining the designs to invent styles and outfits or using them individually as decorative details.
This is a fantastic new nature activity book from Nina Chakrabarti, exploring the exciting natural world around us. This is your very own nature scrapbook, packed with fascinating facts and brilliant activities. Doodle, draw and colour in leaves, butterflies, plants and much more. How many different types of snowflakes are there, and how are leaves formed? Find out how to make your own leaf prints, twig sculptures and mini beast hotels. With her beautiful, distinctive illustrations, explore the weird and wonderful things you can find all around you - whether you're out in a park, in your back garden or sitting in your living room at home!
My Collection of Collections Nina Chakrabarti What would you like to collect? A collection could be a group of old pots in a museum, or oak leaves picked up on a woodland walk. Some collections are put together over a lifetime, while others last for a single afternoon. You might be a sucrologist, collecting packets of sugar, or perhaps you'd rather collect stamps, matchboxes or even memories. Nina Chakrabarti, author of Hello Nature and My Wonderful World of Fashion , invites you to explore different kinds of collection in this new, beautifully illustrated book. As you go through the pages you can complete and personalise the collections with beautiful stickers, spaces to write or draw, and even a special envelope for you to start a collection of your very own.
Can you identify a tree from its seed? How is a frog different from a toad? And where can you find the Big Dipper? Explore the natural world around you using these new activity cards based on the book Hello Nature by Nina Chakrabarti. Take them with you while walking in the woods, holidaying on the beach or just pottering in your own back garden. With thirty fun activities to try, from stone skimming and pond dipping, to making feather quill pens and boats made of nutshells, there is fun for all the family.