From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from 'Parties' to 'Punctuality', and from 'Apology' to 'Toasts', this is the ideal tool for finding exactly the... read more
Fiona Leahy, who designed the wedding of Dita von teese and others, reveals how to make "the most beautiful day of one's life" a stylish success. Step along the way to a successful wedding and reception, Just Married offers concrete advice, instructions, and inspiration. The book contains suggestions for a wide range of locat... read more
The Macquarie Early Primary Dictionary is based on its forerunner, the My First Macquarie Dictionary. Under its new title, it has been fully revised based on the research undertaken for the fifth edition of The Macquarie Dictionary. It is written especially for 6-10 year olds who are beginning an exciting journey of discover... read more
The Macquarie Primary Dictionary is based on its forerunner, the Macquarie Junior Dictionary. Under its new title, it has been fully revised based on the research undertaken for the fifth edition of The Macquarie Dictionary. As a primary dictionary, it is designed specifically to develop and consolidate the language acquisit... read more
This is the reissued Oxford Italian Mini Dictionary - now in an attractive new format. This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. Easy-to-use colour design and a centre section of useful words and expressi... read more
This new edition of the Oxford Italian Mini Dictionary offers up-to-date coverage of all the essential day-to-day vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases, and 60,000 translations. Now in colour and with an extended phrasefinder, this dictionary is easy to use and ideal for travel and quick reference. The latest words in... read more
The perfect answer to the question 'what's been said about this?' This fully revised and updated edition of an Oxford classic is a truly unique reference book which brings together phrases, proverbs, and quotations in a single thematic volume. Apt and memorable sayings are arranged under a wide range of subjects, giving expla... read more
This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear... read more
Never has contemporary fiction been more widely discussed and passionately analysed; recent years have seen a huge growth in the number of reading groups and in the interest of a non-academic readership in the discussion of how novels work. Drawing on his weekly Guardian column, 'Elements of Fiction', John Mullan examines nov... read more
A clear, engaging and practical 'how-to' guide to writing a memoir, by Australia's foremost teacher and practitioner of memoir and life writing, Patti Miller.
This latest edition of Collins' multimillion-selling dictionary comes with a newly updated Phrasefinder supplement making it the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable, up-to-the-minute Italian dictionary. Features include: / All the latest words in both languages, such as e-ticket, renewable in English, and faccina, r... read more
The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary provides an authoritative description of Australian and international English that is unrivalled by other concise dictionaries. This fifth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, with hundreds of new words you won't find in any other dictionary. It provides unmatched coverage ... read more
In a convenient and economical format, this dictionary presents over 84,000 definitions, set out in an accessible style, with clear pronunciation guides, and idiomatic phrases listed together at the end of the entry, making them easy to locate. Based on the full Macquarie Dictionary, the Essential is completely up-to-date, wi... read more
Authoritative and up-to-date, this fourth edition of the Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 130,000 translations of contemporary Spanish and English. Hundreds of new words from Spanish and English have been added from computing and technology to health and lifestyle, based on findings f... read more
These books are an excellent way to encourage language learning for beginners. Each book contains an online pronunciation guide through the Usborne Quicklinks website. With 1000 everyday words combined with pictures, this is a valuable vocabulary building tool for young children.
This updated edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. From Shakespeare and Mark Twain to Albert Einstein and Kate Moss, this dictionary features 4,000 of the best and most popular quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from Parties to Punctuality, this is the ideal tool for findi... read more
The Macquarie Concise Dictionary, like its parent dictionary, continues to change, adapt and re-adjust to reflect Australian language. It is both international and uniquely Australian, making it the standard dictionary for all Australians.
Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners, and anecdotes. With over 1,000 new quotations from all media, it's easy to find hilarious quotes on subjects ranging from Argument to Diets, from Computers to The Weather. Add sparkle to your speeche... read more
How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there's a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of life that many are no longer taught - and getting it wrong is the stuff of comedy at best and humiliation at worst. Thankfully, S... read more