WaterstonesMK booksellers have selected ten of their favourite books to go in your stockings this year, and are happy to give you tailored recommends for that person who is hard to buy for.
They also have a range of lovely gifts, toys, cards and wrapping paper, and a great coffee shop to relax in once your shopping is done! (The gingerbread latte is their particular seasonal favourite…)
Elena Favillli & Francesca Cavallo: Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls: Illustrated by sixty female artists from every corner of the globe, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls introduces us to one hundred remarkable women and their extraordinary lives, from Ada Lovelace to Malala, Amelia Earhart to Michelle Obama. Empowering, moving and inspirational, these are true fairy tales for heroines who definitely don't need rescuing!
David Walliams: Bad Dad: The new heart-warming and hilariously brilliant story from number one bestselling author David Walliams.
Jeff Kinney: Wimpy Kid The Getaway: Book 12 in the phenomenally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series has arrived. Join Greg on a family holiday he'll never forget!
Phillip Pullman: ‘Belle Sauvage’ Book Of Dust: Seventeen years after Philip Pullman’s third volume of His Dark Materials trilogy sealed the door on Dust, daemons, witches and armoured bears, a tantalising new chapter now lies open with La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One.
Lee Child: The Midnight Line: This is the 22nd Jack Reacher novel. The Midnight Line sees Jack set on a raw and elemental quest for simple justice - don't get in his way!
Dan Brown: Origin: The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code. Brown’s customary brilliant and intricate plotting is presented in his most mature, assured and well written book yet.
Bletchley Park Brainteasers: Sinclair MacKay: The code breakers of Bletchley Park were united in their love of a good puzzle. If you feel the same, why not dive in, put your mental agility to the test and discover: Would Bletchley Park have recruited you?
BBC: Blue Planet II: The magnificent new volume to accompany the BBC's extraordinary successor to the original series. Cutting edge technology and unparalleled field experience combine to deliver an astonishing panorama of a hidden world, drawn from five years of extraordinary film-making.
Yuval Noah Hararai: Sapiens: Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. Sapiens is a thrilling account of humankind's extraordinary history - from the Stone Age to the Silicon Age - and our journey from insignificant apes to rulers of the world
Jamie Oliver: 5 Ingredients Quick & Easy Food: Cooking doesn't have to be complicated. That's why Jamie's 5 Ingredients - Quick & Easy Food is sure to become your new best friend in the kitchen. It's all about making the journey to good food, super-simple.
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