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Collins Scrabble Dictionary (Paperback)
When you're settling down to play Scrabble with your friends and family, make sure 'good-natured' arguments and debates are a thing of the past with the official Scrabble Dictionary from Collins! Fully up to date, the book includes all playable words from two to nine letters in length and presents them in an easy-to-follow alphabetical list. There are also short definitions for each word listed, meaning players will not need to consult a secondary dictionary when enjoying their game of Scrabble.
Unlocking the secrets of Spain, this fascinating guidebook from Juan Lalaguana is much more than a mere travel guide. A Traveller's History of Spain offers all the historical background you could need when exploring the country and its fabulous capital city Madrid. Designed for easy reference and packed with incredible insight into the 'golden age' when Spain's political influence spanned the world, as well as all the secrets of a vibrant and colourful past, this superb resource gives all the facts in a brilliantly readable form.
Spanning several decades, from the heyday of the British film industry after the war through to the cut-throat world of show business in Los Angeles, Charles Elton's Mr Toppit is a riveting tale of the unexpected effects of sudden fame and fortune. When Arthur Hayman, the author of The Hayseed Chronicles, is mown down by a concrete truck in Soho, his legacy passes to his widow Martha and her children, the fragile Rachel and Luke - who was reluctantly immortalised as the central character in the book. But others want their share, especially Laurie who has an agenda of her own that changes all their lives. Buried deep in Arthur's books lie secrets which threaten to be revealed as the family begins to crumble under the burden of inheritance.
A wonderful gift for beginners in need of gardening inspiration or green-fingered experts, Isobel Carson’s Trugs, Dibbers, Trowels and Twine is overflowing with both classic and contemporary advice that is bound to help you build a better garden. A lovely, friendly guide to horticulture that is filled with the practical tips that you would expect, but also some fascinating snippets of garden folklore and inspiring quotations and excerpts from literature – all of which is designed to inspire.