A celebration of the alphabet, from its beginnings to its pre-eminence as the organizing principle for the world's knowledge. While the order of the alphabet itself became fixed very soon after letters were first invented, their ability to sort and store and organize proved far less obvious. To many of our forebears, the idea of of organising things seemingly randomly (i.e. alphabetically) rather than by established systems of hierarchy or typology, lay somewhere between unthinkable and disrespectful. In A Place for Everything, acclaimed historian Judith Flanders draws our attention to both the neglected ubiquity of the alphabet and the long, complex history of its rise to prominence.
To many parents' despair, 'Fronted Adverbials' have become a necessary part of every British child's education. Despite having a PhD in Linguistics, you can still find yourself stumped by your Year 4 child's homework. Without wishing to sound presumptuous, we think we may be able...
A cute collection of seemingly innocent birds that all have rather foul names. So if you are a twitcher that will titter over a Tufted Titmouse then this is the perfect mug for you! Boxed ceramic Mug.12cm tall.
They say: Bonkers. You say: Living Your Best Life. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled pink and gold metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
Have you got what it takes to assemble all 299 cats into a perfect puzzle? In this cunning cluster puzzle, there are no regular jigsaw shapes: each piece takes the outline of the cat itself. And there are 299 of them! Plus a dog. See...