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This is a truly moving account of Daran, a little boy diagnosed not to live
beyond the age of two due to a particularly severe
form of spinal muscular atrophy known as Werdnig-Hoffman disease.
ISBN 9781852001445 / 217x140mm / hardback / 299pp / £17.95
Jack Davidson’s account of his years in the RAF during World War II is told with an honest
approach that also
reflects his great sense of irony.
ISBN 9781852001452 / 217x140mm / hardback / 186pp(approx) / £16.95
An inspiring biographical account of a young boy’s chaotic life in a remote, wild, corner of East Africa.
Born in Africa, James’s childhood is spent on an isolated gold-mine near Lake Victoria, Tanganyika,
with just his sister. . .
ISBN 9781852001483 / 217x140mm / hardback / 330pp / £17.95
Nancy Vlasto has led an extraordinary life. Born to a famous surgeon in the
roaring ’20s, she began life in a comfortable
Bayswater home complete with servants. By age nine, she was starring in a Pathé newsreel as a young tennis star.
ISBN 9781852001490 / 217x140mm / hardback / 296pp / 80+photos / £18.95
Even during his childhood days in the Cornish fishing town of St. Ives, Eric
Kemp knew he was bound for a life at sea. While
his mother was cooking pasties in ‘the slab’, better known as a Cornish range, young Eric would be upstairs watching ships.
ISBN 9781852001537 / 217x140mm / hardback / 136pp / 48 b&w photos / £15.95
Following his book Yes Dad, I Want to Go to Sea!, Eric Kemp continues his story with his career change from lengthy
deep-sea voyages, to a more family friendly lifestyle working from Penzance for
the Trinity House Steam Vessel. . .
ISBN 9781852001728 / 217x140mm / hardback / 181pp / 42 b&w photos / £16.95
Trials and Triumphs of Trainee Nurses in the 1950s
1948, and in austerity Britain, food, clothing and fuel are still tightly
rationed. The country is tired, shabby and bankrupt. . .
ISBN 9781852001735 / 217x140mm / hardback / 193pp / £16.95
A Journey from Shipyard Apprentice to Opera Singer
Born into a typical 1929 working class family in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire,
Alan Workman remembers his early life. . .
ISBN 9781852001759 / 217x140mm / hardback / 393pp / 41 b&w photographs / £17.95
DRIVEN CRAZY – My Life With Cars & Other Vehicles by Leslie Scrase
Sometimes it’s easy to imagine cars are just for getting from ‘a’ to ‘b’ – but we all know deep down that each vehicle has a
character of its own. In this humorously offbeat and unusual book we share in
Leslie Scrase’s life through his automotive. . .
ISBN 9781852001797 / 217x140mm / hardback / 163pp / 17 b&w photos / £16.95
Traversing Fifteen Southern Counties of England
The text in this book is taken entirely from the 1842 hand-written travelogue of
James Barnes, who, with his wife Mary. . .
ISBN 9781852001803 / 217x140mm / hardback / 171pp / 50 b&w illustrations / £16.95