Jambo!Welcome to Kenya, home of lion prides, nomadic tribes and city-smart nightclubbers, realm of equatorial glaciers, ochre-red deserts and tranquil Indian Ocean coves. Whether you want to watch wildlife, set out into the great unknown or chill on a beach, Lonely Planet helps you plan the African adventure of a lifetime. Set Out On Safari- get the lowdown on choosing, planning and booking safaris for every budget. Embrace The Outdoors- whether it's cruising the coast, ballooning over the Mara or trekking up Mt Kenya, we give you the when, where and how. The Big Five- our 16-page color wildlife guide is your essential animal-spotting companion. Rest Easy- accommodation options to suit all tastes, from back-to-nature bandas to luxury ecolodges. Make Your Own Way- up-to-the-minute information on how to get around, be it by buzzing matatu or graceful dhow.
Monsters are in the eye of the beholder. Rosa suffers from a rare condition that renders her mute. She lives on the strange island of Mirasol where the rain never seems to stop. In the gloom of the island, its superstitious population are haunted by all sorts of fears . . . they shun people who suffer from Rosa's condition, believing them to be monsters. So Rosa must live hidden away in an isolated house with its back to the rest of the world, with only the internet for a social life. But Rosa has no desire to leave Mirasol. This is where her mother died and every night she lights a candle on the windowsill. The islanders believe this is the way to summon ghosts, and Rosa wants her mother ba...
Sixteen-year-old Bernardo, who is eight feet tall and suffers from gigantism, leaves the Philippines to live with his mother's family in London, much to the delight of his thirteen-year-old half sister Andi, a passionate basketball player.
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Turkey is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ride a hot-air balloon over Cappadocia's honeycomb landscapes, walk amid the ancient ruins of Ephesus, or soak in a hamam in Antalya's atmospheric old quarter; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Turkey and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Turkey Travel Guide: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding ...
"A powerful, complex, and fascinating coming-of-age novel." -- Costa Book Award Panel A boy and a girl in the Philippine jungle must confront what coming of age will mean to their friendship made even more complicated when Americans invade their country.
A Scottish lost treasures collection of three classic Scottish historical novels, each set in a beautifully described landscape. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics series, Scottish Lost Treasures, shows us how much poorer Britain's cultural heritage would be without Scottish writers ... The best example I've seen of how curation and presentation can bring old books to new audiences" - The Observer "This strikes me as a fantastic venture, and one I hope will expand further" - Professor Willy Maley, University of Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday
Immerse yourself in a painstakingly recreated depiction of Scottish rural life at the turn of the twentieth century. Regarded as a groundbreaking literary work upon its publication, The House With the Green Shutters takes an unflinching look at the growing conflict between socioeconomic classes during the period, rather than idealizing rustic living, as many writers of the era chose to do.