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  • LVTC
    Suzy Taylor
    • £3.99
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    Grab your pens, pencils and paints and prepare to add a dash of colour to the intricately designed letters included in this huge notepad-style colouring book.

    With each page including a different letter or symbol, you can make banners or signs to say 'Congratulations', 'Good Luck' or 'Happy Birthday'. There are plenty of designs to choose from and they've all been designed in style by folk artist Suzy Taylor.
  • LRNK
    Fiona Goble
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    With a lifelong experience of knitting, Fiona Goble knows what it's like when you're starting out - you're full of the best intentions and have the needles and yarn, but quite can't get your head around a knitting pattern...

    In Learn to Knit, she provides you with step-by-step instructions for all the basic techniques and stitches that you would need to make simple but stylish hats, scarves and home accessories.

    There are 25 patterns to choose from including bobble hats, bunting and even a pencil pot - and they're all really quick and easy to knit. Once you get started, you won't be able to stop!
  • CCDM
    Albert Jackson
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    Having sold over 3 million copies, Collins Complete DIY Manual is a comprehensive and authoritative book that will come in handy for DIY novices, enthusiasts and professionals.

    This latest edition provides up-to-date and in-depth information on tasks including decorating, repairs, electricity and plumbing. With illustrations and photographs to help you get each job performed safely and quickly, the book also covers recent changes to regulations and explains how you can work within them.

    There is even new material about how you can use energy-saving DIY methods and save money while making your next home improvements.
  • Moodles Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9785000310540
    MDLS
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    You may be asking 'What is a moodle?' Well, the answer is a moodle is a doodle with the power to change your mind.

    Whether you're grumpy, stressed or happy, the books are sure to help you keep your troubles away. The Grumpy book has a doodle that lets you draw yourself a ladder to get out of a hole; the Stressed one asks you to draw yourself on a tightrope and then add a safety net to stop your fall; and the Happy one is full of positivity and optimism.

    Great for those who love activities like colouring and doodling, each book is packed full of ideas and illustrations that will keep you entertained, whatever your mood.
  • CPTR
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    Providing the definitive visual history of land and air transportation, Cars, Trains and Planes is a huge coffee table book full of images, information and facts about mechanized transport.

    From the first steam engines to the bullet trains of today and the Wright Flyer to contemporary stealth fighter jets, this book covers the remarkable progress that transport has made over the last couple of centuries and covers it all in an eye-catching, visual style.

    With more than 2,500 machines displayed in historically themed catalogues, the encyclopedia's sumptuous photography zooms in on the most important and iconic cars, planes and trains - providing you with an unforgettable journey through the vehicles that have kept the world on the move.
  • TQCB
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    From history and geography to culture and literature, this collection of four crossword books is sure to keep your brain ticking and memory pumping - wherever you are.

    Perfect for long journeys, commutes or rainy, stay-at-home days, there are 320 definition-only puzzles from the Times T2 section for you to work your way through.

    A great way to test your word power AND boost your general knowledge!
  • TSDB
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    This four-book collection will keep any Su Doku specialist happily challenged and entertained for hours on end.

    Taken from the famous puzzle pages of The Times, the puzzles range in difficulty level from mild to fiendish meaning you can either ease yourself into the hardest of challenges or tackle them straight away!
  • TDCF
    (1)
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    Add an extra dimension to your colouring with this 3D book dedicated to flowers.

    Presented in a very large format, the intricate designs all have instructions which will tell you where to place the warm and cool colours. After finishing the piece, all you have to do is pop on the included glasses and watch the artwork pop off the page.

    Throughout the book, you'll have the chance to colour in designs including roses, daisies, cacti, vintage floral patterns and much more. Relaxing, inspiring and very, very cool!

    There are also plenty of gridded pages where you can copy the designs to develop your drawing skills.
  • SEWC
    Jane Bolsover
    (1)
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    A complete sewing course for first-time sewers, or even an aid to the most accomplished stitcher, Sewing School Basics is packed full of useful tips to improve sewing technique.

    Beginning with useful information on what equipment to purchase, uses of common fabrics and how to use paper patterns. 12 workshops build on the most basic of hand-sewing techniques and, once mastered, advanced dressmaking skills are introduced in a step-by-step manner which reinforces the skills learned earlier in the book.

    From simple hand-embroidered cushions and throws to shirred sundresses and pleated skirts; and encouraging the development of embroidery, patchwork, quilting, dressmaking and curtain-making techniques; the book - including beautiful colour photographs and artworks - will give you all the skills you need.
  • PPMA
    (1)
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    Stimulating and relaxing art therapy comes in the shape of these two incredible colouring books.

    Perfect Patterns will calm you down as you add a personal touch, incredible doodles and dash of colour to some dazzling designs, while Mandala Art gives you the chance to find mindfulness as you colour in the intricate designs on these beautiful creations.

    With partly pre-coloured designs on many of the pages, these two brilliant books include tear-off sheets so you can display your creations with pride once you've finished them.
  • TDCA
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    Add an extra dimension to your colouring with this 3D book dedicated to animals.

    Presented in a very large format, the intricate designs all have instructions which will tell you where to place the warm and cool colours. After finishing the piece, all you have to do is pop on the included glasses and watch the artwork pop off the page.

    Throughout the book, you'll have the chance to colour in designs including birds of paradise, incredible insects, sensational sea creatures and other exciting exotic animals.

    There are also plenty of gridded pages where you can copy the designs to develop your drawing skills.
  • SPCF
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    Upcycle things you find lying around the home - including old hangers and eggshells - into something stylish with the craft projects featured in Supercraft.

    From the experts at DK and compiled by designer Sophie Pester, the book includes 52 projects ranging from jewellery and accessories to home decoration and furniture.

    All the projects can be easily completed in one weekend, making them even more fun to complete.
  • JBCB
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    Forget about your worries and your strife as you colour in the designs in this book based on all the famous characters from Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book.

    Baloo the bear, Mowgli the man-cub and the terrifying tiger Shere Khan are all included. There are also panels of text from the original story featured alongside the designs.
  • IGCC
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    We all know just how popular adult colouring in has become and this book provides a perfect introduction to making the most of your doodles and creative colouring.

    Doodling can be a unique and creative outlet that takes you to new and imaginative places. With this artistic guide, you put pen to paper and discover the discipline, order, and joy of using specific, repeated patterns to design and colour in intricate works of art.
  • VBPR
    Rob Temple
    (1)
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    From a love of queueing to an unhealthy obsession with the weather, Very British Problems are highly contagious.

    In this hilarious book, Rob Temple reveals the ways in which we are a nation of socially awkward but well-meaning oddballs. From taking comfort in the misfortune of others to mastering the art of queueing etiquette, the book looks at the epidemic that affects all Brits.

    A great read for anyone who's found themselves saying 'sorry' to an inanimate object!
  • HYDG
    Debbie Shore
    (1)
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    Sewing guru Debbie Shore provides you with a selection of easy sewing projects that can be made using leftover pieces of fabric.

    Including gift ideas for everyone, you'll find out how to sew everything from aprons to kneeling pads and even tool belts! Full of step-by-step instructions, the book even includes a useful tools and techniques section right at the beginning.
  • AG1022
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    Following a 30-year career writing amusing, deadpan and subversive greetings cards, Cath Tate is the perfect person to give the lowdown on what it means to be a mother.

    In this insightful, quirky and hilarious book, she embraces all aspects of motherhood - from that first terrifying journey home from the hospital with your screeching bundle of joy through to the teenage tantrums and what life is like once children have flown the nest. She even describes what it's like when you realise you've turned into your own mother.

    A brilliant book for any mother.
  • DDWW
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    Embark on a journey through time and space with this large-format dot-to-dot book, full of the world's most-treasured heritage sites!

    With 1,000 dots to join in each design, they all take a satisfyingly long time to complete and include the likes of Stonehenge, the Grand Canyon and the Great Wall of China.

    Designed by acclaimed graphic artist Thomas Pavitte, the puzzles are featured on perforated pages so that they can be displayed on your wall once you have completed them.
  • KSMS
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    This book contains a variety of ideas for adorable animal scarves, mitts and socks that you can knit!

    Whether you love the bright colours of tropical fish or are looking for something softer like a rabbit, there are ideas for kids of all ages and even adults in the projects.

    With simple stitches, easy-to-follow instructions and photographs to show you all the important details, you'll have a menagerie of animal-themed knits in next to no time at all.
  • TTCO
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    This brilliant book provides 50 creative ways for you to enjoy the vibrancy of colours, no matter what your age.

    The subjects range from the everyday to the offbeat and the book also presents basic colour theory alongside helpful techniques that can inspire all artists.

    With pages you can colour in, the book's great for unleashing your creativity.
  • Draw Your Way to a Younger Brain Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407250380 - Anastasia Catris
    DWYB
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    This three-book collection of art therapy has been especially designed to help you draw your way to a younger brain.

    Losing your memory is one of the biggest concerns in people aged over 40 and these three books provide a creative way to help you keep your mind sharper and 'younger'. Each book contains a series of line drawings and then space on the opposite page which allows you to copy the illustration.

    The scenes gradually become more challenging as you progress and every page can help stimulate the parts of your brain that are vital for memory retention.
  • MLBG
    Dr Gareth Moore
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    Great for commuters, this is a book of puzzles for everyone, all of which have rules that are as easy as Sudoku!

    From Dr. Gareth Moore, this is one of the most comprehensive collections of logical puzzles around. It has everything from Sudoku and Kakuro through to Slitherlink and Hanjue.

    All the puzzles use pure logic, making them suitable for everyone and they're graded in seven levels of difficulty ? all the way from Beginner right through to Master!
  • MNIP
    Nathan Haselbauer
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    • RRP £9.99
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    This is an incredibly and impressively varied collection of over 500 mind-bending puzzles that will help you discover just how clever you are!

    Containing maths, logic and word puzzles that range from the reasonably straightforward to fiendishly difficult, each puzzle is clearly presented and the solution should be perfectly clear.

    In theory, each puzzle can be solved - in your head - in just a few minutes.
  • TSMF
    Matthew K. Manning
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    • RRP £50.00
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    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superman! Perfect for new and old fans of the Man of Steel, this book finds Brainiac 5 looking back over the life and times of Clark Kent and his superhero alter ego.

    With plenty of original comic artwork to pore over, the book provides an easy-to-understand, complete history of Kal-El and his arrival on Earth as Clark Kent. It also covers the friends and foes - from Lois Lane to Lex Luthor - who made him use his powers for the good of mankind.

    The Superman Files is packed with information about one of the world's favourite superheroes. A super book for super fans of any age!