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The Little Book of the Beatles is a superb book of quotations by, and about, the band that revolutionised popular music the world over. A perfect companion for Beatles fans everywhere, this collection of bite-sized quips helps capture exactly what made the Fab Four so special. From insightful quotes by fellow artists, collaborators and friends, to words of wit and wisdom from John, Paul, George and Ringo themselves, you'll find more than 170 amusing and inspiring soundbites inside. 'I'd like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves, and I hope we passed the audition.' John Lennon, 1970.
The fantastical story of Sir Elton John's life, through his influential and enduring partnership with his songwriting collaborator Bernie Taupin. Rocketman, an epic musical fantasy from Paramount Pictures, Marv Studios and Rocket Pictures, stars Taron Egerton (Elton John), Jamie Bell (Bernie Taupin), Richard Madden (John Reid) and Bryce Dallas Howard (Sheila Eileen). Rocketman is written by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot, War Horse) and directed by Dexter Fletcher (Eddie the Eagle). This is the official book of the movie and features on-set and behind-the-scenes photos, quotes and more.
In September 1998, a completely unknown band from London performed in the corner of a cafe in Manchester to an audience of fewer than ten people. One of these people was Debs Wild, a record company talent scout who immediately knew she'd seen the future. To celebrate the band's twentieth anniversary, Debs Wild - the discoverer of Coldplay - and Malcolm Croft look back on the band's phenomenal rise to glory. Life In Technicolor: A Celebration of Coldplay charts the band's extraordinary history from the very first rehearsal right through to the conclusion of their record-breaking A Head Full of Dreams Tour. With a unique insider's perspective and never-before-seen photos, this book will delight Coldplay's legions of fans across the globe.
Are you fluent in emoji? Test out your emoji-translating skills with The Emoji Puzzle Challenge. With over 200 emoji-based puzzles on films, music, geography, sports, and history to name a few, work your way through these funny and colourful enigmas. Think you can work out what the plot of Forrest Gump is when it's told in emoji form? What about the lyrics to Lady Gaga's Papparazzi? The Emoji Puzzle Challenge is the perfect gift for any emoji-mad member of your family, which last time we looked up from our smartphone, was everyone.
The Little Book of the Rolling Stones is a superb book of quotations by, and about, the greatest rock 'n' roll band in history. A perfect companion for Stones fans everywhere, this collection of bite-sized quips helps capture exactly what has made the band so legendary across more than 50 years in the spotlight. From insightful quotes by fellow artists, collaborators and friends, to words of wit and wisdom from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and the rest of the band, you'll find more than 170 amusing and inspiring soundbites inside. 'You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.' Mick Jagger, 1969.
The Little Book of David Bowie is filled with quotations by, and about, one of the most innovative artists in history. A perfect companion for Bowie fans everywhere, this collection of bite-sized quips helps capture exactly what made Ziggy Stardust so special. From insightful quotes by fellow artists, collaborators and friends, to words of wit and wisdom from David Robert Jones himself, you'll find more than 170 amusing and inspiring soundbites inside. 'I don't know where I'm going from here but I promise it won't be boring.' David Bowie, 1997.
The Little Book of Elvis Presley is a superb collection of quotations by and about the man regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the twentieth century. A perfect companion for Elvis fans everywhere, this book of bite-sized quips helps capture exactly what made the The King of Rock 'n' Roll so special. From insightful quotes by fellow artists, collaborators and friends, to words of wit and wisdom from Elvis himself, you'll find more than 170 amusing and inspiring soundbites inside. 'I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world.' Elvis Presley.
BTS are much more than just a K-Pop phenomenon, they are a band acclaimed for their record-smashing, barrier-breaking, trend-setting dance-pop and hip-hop tunes and personal philosophies. BTS - The Ultimate Fan Book is the first celebration of this colourful seven-piece phenomenon from Korea, exploring in stunning technicolour detail the group's origins, members and super rise to success, beautifully accompanied by photographs celebrating the band's kaleidoscope of personalities and passions that have made them famous. BTS are more than just a boy band - they are a way of life.
Like your office's fed-up printer, The Little Book of Office Bollocks is filled with enough fun and lively banter to boost your Monday-thru-Friday fun for the next few years. This super pocket-sized collection of fun and activities is designed to banish open-plan office boredom and is crammed with hilarious pranks and jokes. Includes advice on how to pull a sickie, ways to annoy your boss (without getting fired) and how to create works of art using office stationery.
More than 300 great quotes about the British Isles, its people, places and culture. An uplifting and inspiring book that manages to distil what makes this island so special in a series of carefully curated quotations, including classics from Winston Churchill to Julie Burchill and from John Lennon to Keith Lemon!
Emojis have captured our hearts, just as we have acquired theirs at the end of many of our texts and emails. These little colourful characters and icons of the small screen have - like it or not - become part of the very fabric of our modern society. We have embraced them in our schools, homes and places of work. They have become integral to the way we communicate, live and behave these days. We use them as accessories to enhance our style, and they reflect our moods and personality. Emoji Puzzles helps you learn all you need to know about the world's fastest growing language, and people's growing reliance on speed for injecting emotion and mood into a short email or text message. With tips and trivia, facts, puzzles, games and entertaining Emoji-related "emoji-neering" for your smartphone, Emoji Puzzles is the perfect gift for any Emoji-mad member in your family which, last time we looked, was everyone.
Harry Styles: Evolution of a Modern Superstar will be the first fully illustrated biography on the market about the star, and will be published midway through his 88-date global tour (during which he will be playing to huge arenas in over 20 different countries). The book is written in an enthusiastic tone and fan-focused style, richly illustrated with photographs of the heartthrob and charts the evolution of Styles's career - from his discovery on the X Factor to his rise to a global super star and the next step: conquering the world as a solo artist and actor in 2017's Dunkirk. Despite only coming into existence in 2010, One Direction have cast an enormous shadow over the music scene; their list of records and achievements is almost unparalleled. However, embarking on his solo career, Harry Styles has not only managed to escape that shadow, but he looks set to thrive and become equally successful on his own. Harry Styles debuted at Number One all over the world, and his legions of fans were ecstatic with the first solo offering from the pop phenomenon.
What do Charli D'Amelio, Zach King, Loren Gray and Addison Rae all have in common? They're all TikTok Famous! TikTok Famous - The Ultimate Fan Book is an accessible and informative map of the TikTok stars of today, and the viral icons of tomorrow. TikTok is the world's hottest social media phenomenon, and the video platform is ushering in a new age of Generation Z celebrities. The most popular of these stars have followings of more than 30 million, and hail from the United States, China, India and beyond, sharing their content with a truly global community. Featuring more than 60 full-colour photographs and engaging and entertaining words, TikTok Famous - The Ultimate Fan Book is the first book to shine a spotlight on TikTok's most talented and famous creators. Perfect for anyone who wants to know more about their favourite TikTok stars, it's packed with facts, stats and trivia.
The Best Husband in the World! is a glorious collection of more than 300 quotes dedicated to the joys of being married to your soul mate. This special collection of quotes features contributions ranging from the deeply philosophical to the wonderfully humorous. It is the perfect present for saying thank you to your husband for his love, support and strength. With witty and wise quotes from the stars of stage, screen and literature, the worlds of music, comedy and politics, The Best Husband in the World! makes for a delightful book and a thoughtful gift. 'My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater than he would ever claim.' Queen Elizabeth II. 'Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be.' Angelina Jolie. 'Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.' Franz Schubert.
The ultimate pick-me-up to save you from the nine-to-five heartbreak blues. The Little Guide to Dolly Parton is your bible of devastating Dolly-isms. Yes, that's right, the most iconic and acclaimed female country singer in the history of music is so inventive and brilliant with her clever wisecracks and sage advice that popular culture has crowned her with an -ism after her name. No one else is as worthy. For more than five decades, Dolly has been laying down her own brand of whip-smart wit and wisdom to the world, with many quotes and quips becoming as famous as her lyrical genius, for which she has won too many song writing awards and honours to mention. Stacked to the rafters with more than 150 bite-size bon-mots, one-liners and ripostes - as well profound and sincere observations - The Little Guide to Dolly Parton is your new favourite life companion. 'I never think of myself as a star because, as somebody once said, "A star is nothing but a big ball of gas" - and I don't want to be that.' Reflecting on stardom during an interview with Billboard, 2014. 'I'm proud of my hillbilly, white trash background. To me that keeps you humble; that keeps you good. And it doesn't matter how hard you try to outrun it - if that's who you are, that's who you are. It'll show up once in a while.' Discussing her background, during an interview with Southern Living, 2014.
50 Years of Glastonbury celebrates the mud and mayhem that makes the festival one of the most popular musical events in the world, for fans and for artists, alike. Packed with incredible photographs and stories of the acts and attendees who have made Glastonbury a phenomenon, this is a visual feast showing line-ups from each festival and outstanding photographs of headliners and cult acts from the festival's extraordinary history.
The Best Wife in the World is a special collection of more than 300 quotes honouring the joys of being married to your soul mate. This wonderful collection of quotes features contributions ranging from the deeply philosophical to the brilliantly humorous. It is the perfect present for saying thank you to your wife - for her love, support and strength. With witty and wise quotes from the stars of stage, screen and literature, the worlds of music, comedy and politics, The Best Wife in the World makes for a delightful book and a thoughtful gift. 'The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.' Howard Nemerov. 'My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.' Winston Churchill. 'I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.' Rodney Dangerfield.
How fluent are you in emoji? Test out your skills in Emoji Puzzles, full of tips and trivia, facts, puzzles and games to satisfy any emoji expert. Can you recognise the film Forrest Gump when it is written in emoji? How about the lyrics to Adele's Hello? Covering categories such as film, music, celebrities, superheroes, video games, famous events and many more. Emoji Puzzles is the perfect gift for any Emoji-mad member in your family, which, last time we looked, was everyone!
K-Pop: The Ultimate Fan Book is your essential guide to all the bands, songs and styles behind the most diverse and exciting genre in pop music today. 2018 was a breakout year for K-Pop (Korean Pop) on the global stage, with boy-band BTS reaching number 1 in the UK album chart and selling out live shows around the world including Wembley in June 2019. But there's so much more to this cultural movement. Featuring all the hottest K-Pop bands, from BTS and Red Velvet to TWICE and EXO, K-Pop: The Ultimate Fan Book is packed with dozens of vibrant photos and a colourful, eye-catching design.
Imagine a world with no John Lennon. Born 9 October 1940 in Liverpool, John Lennon was a walking, talking, quote machine. Every time he opened his mouth, genius fell out. To celebrate this simple, glorious truth, The Little Book of John Lennon is here to remind you what a legend sounds like. From his days down in the dumps as a Liverpudlian scamp to his tenure in the world's greatest beat combo to his post-Beatles bed-ins and living for peace, love and understanding, The Little Book of John Lennon speaks the truth as Lennon himself lived it. Imagine a world with no John Lennon - it's easy if you try. But, why in the world would you want to? This is John Lennon at his best, and in his own words. 'If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.' John talking about materialism and peace. As seen on Independent.co.uk, December 8, 2016, by Clarisse Loughrey. 'We live in a world we have to hide to make love, while violence is practiced in broad daylight.' John talking about the 1970s and the Vietnam War. As seen on Irish Post, October 2009, by Jack Beresford. 'I've always considered my work one piece and I consider that my work won't be finished until I am dead and buried and I hope that's a long, long time.' John discussing his legacy while being interviewed on RKO Radio, December 8, 1980 (the day he was murdered). As seen on Beatles Archive.net, December 21, 2013.
The Wit & Wisdom of Sherlock Holmes is a glorious collection of more than 300 quotes from Sherlock Holmes, Dr. John Watson, Professor Moriarty, Irene Adler, Mycroft Holmes, Inspector Lestrade and more. The world's favourite detective is renowned for his incredible mind, wry observations and subtle humour. This unique anthology features quotes ranging from the deeply philosophical to the wonderfully humorous, and is the perfect present for any Sherlock Holmes fan. With witty and wonderful quotes from the characters in Arthur Conan Doyle's stories, The Wit & Wisdom of Sherlock Holmes makes for a delightful book and thoughtful gift. 'It is a capital mistake to theorize in advance of the facts. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.' Sherlock Holmes, A Scandal in Bohemia. 'I am the last and highest court of appeal in detection.' Sherlock Holmes, The Sign of Four. 'When I glanced again his face had resumed that red-Indian composure which had made so many regard him as a machine rather than a man.' Dr. Watson observing Sherlock Holmes, The Crooked Man. 'How often have I said that when you excluded the impossible whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.' Sherlock Holmes, The Sign of Four.
Shawn Mendes: The Ultimate Fan Book is the best illustrated hardback book on the market about the star, meeting the surge of fan frenzy that is building with each album, which will explode during his 2019 world tour. The book's enthusiastic tone and fan-focused style, richly illustrated with photographs of the heartthrob delves into Mendes' pre-fame history, his discovery on Vine and his use of social media to connect with his 32.6 million Instagram followers and his 19.3 million Twitter fans, his world tours, Number One albums and EP, friendship with friends and mentors Taylor Swift, Fifth Harmony, Hailee Steinfeld, The Vamps and Austin Mahone, and explores his bright, exciting future as the prince of blues-pop.
Billie Eilish - The Essential Fan Guide tells the story of one of the most unique and exciting pop stars on the planet. Follow the rise and rise of Billie – and her producer brother Finneas O'Connell – from bedroom singer to festival headliner with the No. 1 album in the world, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? and the huge singles 'Bad Guy', 'Everything I Wanted' and the James Bond movie song 'No Time to Die'.
Filled with quotes from Billie and her closest collaborators, discussing fame, fashion, fans and more, Billie Eilish - The Essential Fan Guide takes you onstage, in the studio and behind the scenes with the most hyped artist of her generation.
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