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    HYHO

    Half Yard Home (Paperback)

    Debbie Shore

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    The follow up to sewing superstar Debbie Shore's (and Book People bestseller) Half Yard Heaven, Half Yard Home will show you how to use up all the scraps and oddments that are inevitably left over from previous projects or sold cheaply at fabric shops and turn them into gorgeous home accessories for the Bedroom, Kitchen, Lounge and more...

    With just a sewing machine and basic sewing kit, you could be making gorgeous home-made accessories in no time at all. Among the 40 projects are tablecloths, chair slips, oven mitts, tea cosies and much, much more.

    With basic techniques explained in a clear and concise manner and helpful step-by-step instructions for each project, the book also features inspiring photography to help guide you through and inspire you to start creating your own home accessories.
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    HUNI

    Human Universe (Hardback)

    Brian Cox

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    A spectacular new book from the nation's favourite scientist, Professor Brian Cox, Human Universe takes readers on a journey through time and space in an attempt to uncover and understand the universe's greatest wonder of all - humankind!

    Revealing how time, physics, chemistry and an amount of luck contributed to the creation of a species capable of not only acknowledging but also questioning its own existence, the book combines stunning photography and innovative computer-generated imagery to tell humanity's story - from the Big Bang through to the potential fate of of species.

    Told with Professor Brian Cox's trademark down-to-earth romanticism and lyrical approach, Human Universe bridges the gap between cutting-edge science and a child-like sense of wonder. A fascinating book sure to satisfy those with the unquenchable thirst for knowing where we came from, how we think, where we're going and if we are alone in the universe...
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    PHBB

    Paul Hollywood's British Baking (Hardback)

    Paul Hollywood

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    From the best-loved artisan baker behind How to Bake, Bread, and Pies and Puds - and, of course, not forgetting the Great British Bake Off - Paul Hollywood is back with his new recipe book Paul Hollywood's British Baking, a glorious celebration of classic British baking.

    With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions guiding you every step of the way, Paul Hollywood will show readers the secrets behind each recipe - including Bakewells, Bannocks, Dingle Pies, Welsh Pies and much, much more! - so that you can try them for yourself and treat friends and family.

    Rich with beautiful photography, maps and illustrations, Paul Hollywood's new book, Paul Hollywood's British Baking, is a personal tour of the charming history of our nation's finest baked delights!
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    JMCF

    Jamie's Comfort Food (Hardback)

    Jamie Oliver

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    Jamie Oliver's 2014 cookbook Jamie's Comfort Food is - as the cover suggests - the ultimate weekend cookbook, bursting with delicious dishes, family favourites and brimming with good mood food that is guaranteed to hit the spot.

    An old-fashioned cookbook full of comforting and indulgent recipes from around the world - with a typical Jamie twist! - the recipes are inspired by everything from childhood memories to the seasons, including: the ultimate mac and cheese, mighty moussaka, delicious gyozas, sumptuous sticky toffee pudding and much, much more...

    A must-have recipe book for Jamie Oliver fans, and those who simply love food, Jamie's revolutionary approach to home cooking has changed the way we eat - and that's why we love him!
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    NUTA

    Nutella Cookbook (Hardback)

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    With macaroons, cheesecakes, creme brulee and swiss rolls all included amongst many other delicious recipes, Nutella: The 30 Best Recipes will show you how to create everything from little treats to melt-in-the-mouth snacks and traditional desserts, all with the added touch of the delicious chocolate spread.

    With delightfully surprising recipes featured alongside firm family favourites, each one is accompanied by a full-page photo and are perfect for both entertaining and enjoying at home. A great gift for anyone who loves Nutella!
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    QIFT

    1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways (Hardback)

    John Lloyd

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    Did you know that lizards can't walk or breathe at the same time? Or that there are 177,147 different ways to tie a tie? How about the fact Sir Bruce Forsyth is four months older than sliced bread?

    All these facts and more are featured in the latest QI tie-in book - 1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways. Compiled by John Lloyd (of Liff and Afterliff fame) and John Mitchinson, the brains behind the BBC's ever-popular programme, this is a great gift for anyone who loves the kind of facts and trivia that Stephen Fry and the team discuss every week.

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    Judith Kerr's The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a cherished children's classic. With its gentle illustrations and timeless tale, it has entertained many young readers and is firmly established as a bedtime favourite. With this calendar, you'll be able to admire the artwork every day throughout 2015.

    With a famous scene from the book for every month of the year, this calendar also works as a family organiser with space to write down every member's appointments, important meetings and special occasions.

    A stylish and delightful addition to your kitchen or bedroom wall for the twelve months ahead.
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    OTLD

    Off the Leash: A Dog's Best Friend (Hardback)

    Rupert Fawcett

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    Entertaining dog lovers of all ages and inspired by his daily Facebook cartoons, Rupert Fawcett's Off the Leash: The Secret Life of Dogs was a bestseller for us last year. Now, Rupert has unleashed his second book of great dog cartoons - and we think Off the Leash: A Dog's Best Friend is even funnier!

    Capturing more of the secret thoughts and dreams of dogs, Rupert's cartoons are brilliantly observed - and always have an element of truth in them. Alongside funny drawings of dogs of every size and breed, this little gift book shows what it is really like to live a dog's life! From outsmarting cats to finding the perfect stick, the cartoons and concepts will resonate with anyone who has a dog in their life.

    The book also features some of the best dog photos that Rupert has received!
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    GBHC
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    After celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Michael Rosen's We're Going On a Bear Hunt continues to be one of our most popular children's books - and now you'll be able to admire Helen Oxenbury's beautiful illustrations throughout 2015 with this gorgeous calendar.

    With a famous scene from the book for every month of the year, this calendar also works as a family organiser with space to write down every member's appointments, important meetings and special occasions.

    A stylish and delightful addition to your kitchen or bedroom wall for the twelve months ahead.
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    TDDM

    1,000 Dot to Dot Masterpieces (Paperback)

    Thomas Pavitte

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    The last 1000 Dot-to-Dot book we sold was a phenomenal favourite with Book People customers, proving that dot-to-dot puzzles are not just for children - and this one allows you to recreate some of the world's finest pieces of art!

    Created by the talented graphic designer Thomas Pavitee, the 20 masterpieces from the likes of Picasso, Van Gogh and Hokusai are rendered in 1000-dot line drawings that you can take your time completing - each of the drawings takes up to an hour to complete, and you can have fun working out which painting or drawing you're recreating while joining the dots.

    Extremely satisfying once finished, the pages are perforated so your completed works of art can be displayed anywhere you wish! this extra large book is sure to delight anyone as they unleash their inner artist.
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    WAIN

    Lakeland Fells Collection - 7 Books (Collection)

    Alfred Wainwright

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    A beautiful anniversary edition of all seven of the Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells by the fell-walking legend, A. Wainwright.

    The pages have been freshly reproduced from the original artwork and then printed and bound to match the first-edition books as closely as possible. Completely unabridged or edited, the maps and text are just how Wainwright wrote them too.

    There simply is nothing quite like Wainwright's guides, and having been treasured by generations of keen walkers, this set makes a wonderful gift for a new enthusiast. Perfect for walkers and lovers of the Lakeland Fells, as well as those who simply love stunningly presented books.

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    BBOB

    Great British Bake Off: Big Book of Baking (Hardback)

    Linda Collister

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    Everyone has gone baking mad once more with the success of the latest season of the Great British Bake Off. In this tie-in book, you can follow the step-by-step recipes to create your very own showstopping treats!

    With 120 original recipes to choose from, including some from Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry as well as the bakers, this is the book for any would-be baker - whether you want to whip up some biscuits for a tea morning or want to make something that will turn heads at a special event.

    Biscuits, bread, cakes, pastry and patisserie - there's something for every taste - whether you're a savoury or sweet person! The step-by-step photographs will help you make sure your recipes are a success too. Who knows, by mastering the art of baking with these treats, maybe you'll be in the famous tent next year?
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    SMCA
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    Throughout his life, Spike Milligan was rightly acclaimed as a comic genius... this 2015 calendar means you'll be able to take inspiration from his distinctive cartoons and witty words every day in the twelve months ahead.

    With all the major events and bank holidays already filled in and ample space to fill in all your own appointments, diary dates and special occasions, this calendar will brighten up your day (and wall!) throughout 2015.

    Among the famous imagery featured is 'Onecan, Toucans', 'Fluffy Bum the Cat' and 'Daft Penguin'.
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    BPFR
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    Richard Flanagan's The Narrow Road to the Deep North is the winner of The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014. Do you agree with the judges' decision? Widely considered one of the world's most important literary awards, 2014's shortlist was full of brilliant, diverse and unforgettable novels - and with this collection you can own them all! Six hardback novels for one brilliant price, the books here are amongst the most highly respected released in 2014.

    The winning novel finds one man reckoning with the truth on a Burma railway, while Joshua Ferris' To Rise Again at a Decent Hour is a tale of life, death and dental hygiene. Ali Smith's How to be Both tackles the versatility of art and Karen Joy Fowler's We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves is a smart examination of families and the choices they make for you...

    Howard Jacobson's J is about the unflinching power of love and Neel Mukherjee's The Lives of Others is a compelling portrayal of a crumbling society...

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    TKCR

    The King's Curse (Hardback)

    Philippa Gregory

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    Author of the Cousins' War series (which inspired the hit BBC drama The White Queen) and the internationally bestselling The Other Boleyn Girl, Philippa Gregory's fast-paced and engrossing novels need no introduction. In The King's Curse, her riveting story of Margaret Pole cements her place as the queen of historical fiction.

    Margaret Pole, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is one of the few surviving members of the Plantagent dynasty after the Wars of the Roses; once proudly carrying her name aloft, she is now the lone bearer of the most-dangerous name in the England...

    Vivid and riveting, this Philippa Gregory book is sure to appeal to fans of 2008's The Other Boleyn Girl film adaptation starred Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Jim Sturgess and Eric Bana, and those who love well-researched, engrossing historical page-turners.
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    TKBE

    Tom Kerridge's Best Ever Dishes (Hardback)

    Tom Kerridge

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    Tom Kerridge's passion for hearty quality food and everyman personality has quickly established him as one of the nation's favourite chefs, and in Best Ever Dishes - an accompaniment to the forthcoming BBC2 series of the same name - he adds a Kerridge twist to a whole host of classic recipes.

    Big on flavour, beautifully crafted yet still accessible and easy to prepare, the book adds a touch of rosemary to Yorkshire puddings and finds Tom revealing a secret ingredient that makes a simple lasagne sensational. There's also sweet treats like chocolate tarts to try out.

    With the glorious photography by Cristian Barnett and Tom's step-by-step instructions, this is a cookbook full of delicious dishes that will satisfy any foodie!
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    SMBA

    Sewing Machine Basics (Paperback)

    Jane Bolsover

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    Learn how to make the most from your sewing machine with Sewing Machine Basics: A Step-by-step Course for First-time Stitchers - an invaluable guide for those new to the joys of sewing.

    A comprehensive guide that takes the mystery out of the sewing machine, the book shows the easiest ways for beginners to use - and make the most of - one of them. Starting with an essential overview of the sewing machine, the book will show you how to thread it and wind bobbins and explain why tension is important and help you choose the right needles.

    There is also information on the basic sewing kit you will need, alongside advice on the best fabrics. The chapters eventually build into a complete sewing course, with instructions on how to make everything from cushion covers, lampshades, stylish accessories, bags and scarves.
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    PGTL 13 years +
    13 years +
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    Snoopy shares his philosophy, Charlie Brown gives his outlook on life, Woodstock shows his wisdom and Lucy offers up her cynical life lessons in the four-book Peanuts: Guide to Life Collection.

    Sharing sentiments on everything from food to friendship, this is a wonderful gift collection for all ages, featuring the stars of a true American institution - the Peanuts comic strip.

    A film adaptation of Peanuts will be released in 2015, so you and your children will be able to enjoy these gently funny observations on all aspects of life together as you eagerly await seeing them on the big screen.