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The latest cookbook from much-loved celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, this hardback edition of Jamie's Great Britain is sure to be an essential addition to every keen cook's kitchen bookshelf. Including over 100 of Jamie's favourite recipes - all of which draw upon the great bounty of delicious British produce that is available to us - the glossy and remarkably easy-to-follow cooking guide includes some indisputable culinary classics, as well as other dishes that Jamie feels passionately about, which we're sure you'll love! The ideal gift for food lovers and cooks of all abilities this is a book for those who appreciate tasty and flavourful British food that draws on the country's delicious resources and various cultural influences.
A warm and poignant debut novel from Christie Watson, Tiny Sunbirds Far Away is a moving and at times wonderfully funny examination of the strength that can be found within family. One of the Book People's series of recommended debut novels, this superb work of fiction is set in Lagos, Nigeria where the lives of Blessing and her brother Ezikiel are turned upside down when their father's infidelity results in the wife he has left behind being sacked from her job at the Royal Imperial Hotel. From luxury and air-conditioning to a peasant's compound, this superbly-researched and beguiling story charts the demise and re-growth of a family wounded by heartbreak. This stunning read was named the winner of 2011's prestigious Costa First Novel Award.
The story of a couple who met in extraordinary circumstances and then faced an uphill battle to keep their love alive for the sake of their young son, Rescue is written by thee prolific author of The Pilot's Wife, Anita Shreve. As engrossing as her acclaimed previous novels such as Light on Snow and Testimony, this hardback edition poses some searching and poignant questions. Thrown together by a near-fatal car accident, Peter Webster and Sheila Arsenault embark on a passionate and dramatic romantic journey, only for it soon to become clear that Sheila's troubled life could put this new family under great emotional strain.
A collection of ten romance novels that are delightfully frothy yet remain well written and true-to-life, this set of ten Katie Fforde books is ideal for those who love romantic fiction and is great light reading for fans of Jill Mansell and Harriet Evans. Introducing you to Fforde's gently witty view of the world, each book develops an unforgettable heroine who is normally unlucky in love, such as the green fingered Perdita and the dizzy PA Jenny. Will they manage to find their man? Tales of love that are consistently Sunday Times bestsellers.
Julia Donaldson's The Gruffalo has become one of the most recognisable characters in children's picture books and on kids' TV, and this story is an essential addition to any child's bookshelf. Witty pictures from Axel Scheffler, a glorious rhyme that will soon be learned by heart, a brave mouse and the most lovable scary monster ever... what's not to love? Readers from 3+, not to mention Mum and Dad, will soon be hooked!
Celebrate The Gruffalo at Imagine Children's Festival in February 2014!
A delightful gift that will be treasured for a lifetime, Mother Goose's Baby Book is full of rhymes and Axel Scheffler's wonderful illustrations and is just waiting for excited parents to fill in the gaps. Beautifully presented, this hardback book includes a large pocket in which treasured items can be stored and features a thoughtful layout that prompts proud parents to chart their baby's progress and record information that friends and family will enjoy reflecting on in the years to come.
From Sunny Moran and Jacqui Cleaver, the women behind the most successful military style weight loss programme running in Europe, New You Boot Camp is packed with invaluable advice to help you drop dress sizes and make a change in your life in just two weeks. Including guidance on nutrition and eating plans, as well as structured exercise plans that can be adapted around your busy lifestyle, this inspirational guide includes real-life stories from women whose lives have been changed by New You.
They're handsome, they're dashing and they sure know how to make tasty food! New TV chefs Tom and Henry Herbert - also known as the Fabulous Baker Brothers - are here to teach you how to make all manner of breads and pastries as well as a variety of sweet and savoury snacks. Tom and Henry run a traditional butcher's shop and bakery so they know exactly what they're talking about. Fully illustrated with lip-smacking food photography as well as shots of the boys and their idyllic Cotswold lifestyle, The Fabulous Baker Brothers cookbook is truly inspirational!
This complete set of Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse novels will transport you directly into an Oxford seething with jealous, dark secrets and criminal behaviour. Join the curmudgeonly Morse and his faithful, more restrained companion Lewis, as they attempt to solve a variety of crime cases. Old-fashioned stories that will keep you guessing, this collection will appeal to fans of Morse and anyone who enjoys a good murder mystery.
The Gap Yah Plannah is the ultimate guide to your gap year bantering. Grab your lashmina and get ready to chunder. So, you didn't get the grades, and you've decided to take a gap yah. Well, this is the gap year guide for you. Or, you massively love life and want to have a cheeky beer in loads of waard places around the world, and have decided to take a gap yah. This is the gap year guide for you, too. From budgeting for your time away (mummy and daddy's credit card) and what not to bring (respect for the law - that only inhibits your fun), to how to say 'vomcano' in Spanish, this is the absolutely essential spiritual, political and cultural guide to making the most of your gap yah.
Including ten fantastic thriller novels packed with twists and turns, the Robert Goddard Collection is sure to be a real treat for those who are yet to come across his action-packed stories. A great set also for those that have enjoyed Goddard?s work in the past, this collection is incredible value and includes the sensational Sight Unseen, a compelling historical mystery that earned wide acclaim. Featuring a fascinating array of heroes and villains, each of these books paints a dramatic scene riddled with crime, disaster and intrigue.