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    James Martin's Great British Adventure

    James Martin

    Product Code: JMGB
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    Following his foodie trips around France and the USA, James Martin comes closer to home with a culinary journey around Great Britain.

    Accompanying the new ITV series, James shares his favourite recipes and stories from his coast-to-coast trip. He shares classic British meals and more surprising treats hailing from towns and cities including Bristol, Belfast, Orkney and Land's End.

    This is a great cookbook for any proud Brit and it features exclusive behind-the-scenes photography from James' latest road trip.
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    Dynasties: The Rise and Fall of Animal Families

    Stephen Moss

    Product Code: DYNS
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    Tying in with the popular nature documentary from the BBC (narrated by David Attenborough, no less), Dynasties is a beautiful and immersive coffee table book that offers a detailed overview of the rise and fall of animal families.

    This keepsake hardback is packed with evocative photographs that help you get closer to the natural world - from penguins huddling together to keep warm to lions hunting as a pride. Stephen Moss' informative text also offers an astonishing account of these creatures' social lives.

    Chapters focus on the marsh lions of the Masai Mara, African hunting dogs, tigers and their newborn cubs, chimpanzee troops and penguin colonies. This book reveals how animals grow up and play together and how this evolves into rivalries and challenges for control.
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  • Birds: The Watercolour Art Pad

    Emma Faull

    Product Code: WATR
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    Create beautiful avian artworks and enjoy the relaxing practice of watercolour painting with this incredible book.

    Featuring the European goldfinch, a hummingbird and a wren, this book is full of beautiful birds for aspiring artists to paint in watercolour.

    Emma Faul's stunning artworks have been reproduced as outlines on high-quality watercolour paper and this book also contains advice on getting started and mastering a wide range of techniques.

    To get started, simply choose an outline on watercolour paper and pull it out of the book, then follow the artist's step-by-step advice for creating beautiful watercolours and use the gallery of finished artworks as a guide.

    The professional paper will also work beautifully with other media, such as acrylic paint, artists' pencils and art brush or marker pens.
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  • Good Food, Sorted

    Chris Bavin

    Product Code: GDFD
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    Britain's Best Home Cook and Eat Well for Less presenter Chris Bavin shares over 100 of his favourite simple family recipes in his first ever solo cookbook, Good Food Sorted.

    Chris explains how to make the most of your freezer (just wait until you try frozen flavoured butter or herb-and-oil ice cubes) and gives tips on savvy shopping as well as revealing all the storecupboard staples you need. He also explains the benefits of batch cooking.

    Chris recommends flavour swaps that breathe new life into old favourites and simple but imaginative ideas that can transform weeknight dinners into weekend winners!

    This cookbook is ideal for anyone who wants to eat good food but is hard-pressed for time. Among the tantalising recipes are slightly spicy chicken enchiladas, smoked salmon and horseradish fish cakes with garlic and lemon mayo and warm rum pineapple with lime mascarpone.
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    Classic

    Mary Berry

    Product Code: MBCL
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    No one knows good food better than Mary Berry and in her latest cookbook she reveals 120 brand new recipes that are sure to delight all your family, friends and guests.

    She offers advice that will help you feel more confident in the kitchen and even her most complex recipes will be manageable for even the most novice cook.

    She'll show you how to master the art of traditional French onion soup, roast the perfect loin of pork with apple sauce and (of course!) make incredibly tasty teatime treats including treacle tart and lemon meringue pie.
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    Higgidy: The Cookbook

    Camilla Stephens

    Product Code: HIGD
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    Everyone loves a Higgidy pie and this updated edition of their debut cookbook is sure to give you inspiration for making some of your own.

    As well as mouth-watering savoury and sweet pies, the brand's chief pie maker Camilla Stephens also gives you recipes for deliciously healthy frittatas, tarts and quiches.

    As well as recipes and step-by-step instructions for making a chicken pot pie, lemony asparagus and ricotta tart and salted pecan fudge pie, Camilla shares her personal, foolproof tips on making pastry.
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    Khazana

    Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

    Product Code: KZNA
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    MasterChef winner Saliha Mahmood Ahmed's Khazana is a cookbook packed with mouth-watering recipes steeped in Persian flavours.

    Inspired by Saliha's travels in India and Pakistan, the tantalising recipes range from smokey chicken and basil kebabs with buttermilk riata to Moghul fish korma with almond rice.

    Khazana translates as treasure trove and the food featured here will delight and inspire you in so many ways.
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    RHS Propagating Plants

    Alan R. Toogood

    Product Code: PRHS
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    This DK book will help you learn how to propagate virtually every type of plant. It's packed with step-by-step tutorials and will help you learn how long seedlings need to germinate and what makes a healthy stem cutting.

    From fruit trees and ornamental shrubs to exotic orchids and succulents, this book unveils the secrets of perfect plant propagation. It is packed with 1,800 detailed illustrations and photographs and is ideal for a thrifty gardner who wants plants for free, or anyone who wants to gift plant cuttings to friends and family.

    It's also useful for budding house plant owners with an interest in propagating succulents and other house plants.
    • £5.00
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    Mindful Crochet

    Emma Leith

    Product Code: CRCH
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    Crochet can be a very relaxing hobby and you're sure to find mindfulness when you work your way through the 35 patterns in this craft book.

    With specially designed elements of repetition, colour and texture that will help you relax, refocus and unwind, these projects make stunning additions to your home and beautiful gifts.

    They encourage you to be 'in the moment' as you follow the pattern, keep yarn on the hook, count stitches and use different colours.
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  • 10-A-Day The Easy Way

    James Wong

    Product Code: TEND
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    We all know that we should be eating at least five portions of fruit and veg a day but recent scientific studies have shown that 10-a-day could help you further prevent the biggest diseases and illnesses.

    We've chosen this book from James Wong as it will help you transform your health without having to give up the foods you enjoy. It's packed with healthier and tastier takes on 80 of your favourite recipes - all with more fruit and veg ingredients that will leave you feeling good. It also has visual representations of the size of each portion you should be enjoying.

    This book is bursting with fuss-free recipes and simple science that will transform your health e.g. a spaghetti bolognese with seven portions of veg; an aubergine parmigiana with five portions; and even green eggs and ham to delight all the Dr. Seuss fans!
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    Bound

    Rachel Hazell

    Product Code: BOUN
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    Discover a host of imaginative bookbinding projects in Rachel Hazell's beautiful book.

    Suitable for all levels of crafter and inspired by remote landscapes, typography, shorelines and literary cities, the projects include the slit book, a concertina with pockets and multi-section softback which can then be developed further to make personalised notebooks and keepsakes.

    The projects also make use of various types of techniques including cutting, folding and stitching.
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    The RSPB Guide to Birdsong With CD

    Adrian Thomas

    Product Code: GTBS
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    You can learn so much about our feathered friends through their birdsong. It's the natural soundtrack to our lives and can evoke so many memories - as well as helping us understand about birds' lives and behaviours.

    This RSPB-endorsed guide will help you learn and identify different bird sounds at your own pace. It's suitable for novices and experienced birdwatchers and comes with a CD full of 100 songs and calls of 65 garden, woodland and farmland birds, so that you know exactly what to listen out for.

    It also contains a reference section detailing the sounds of another 185 birds found in Britain and north-west Europe.

    Why should you buy this book?It will help you get closer to nature and learn more about our feathered friends.
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  • Tom Kerridge's Fresh Start

    Tom Kerridge

    Product Code: TOMK
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    Tom Kerridge's latest cookbook is packed with healthy home-cooked dishes.

    This brand new cookbook will encourage you to cook from scratch and includes home-made (and healthier!) takes on the most popular fast food meals and processed dishes.

    Tom guarantees they will taste better than the originals and many of them take very little time to rustle up. There are also batch cooking ideas for midweek meals and recipes for weekend feasts.
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    Dominion - Peter Ackroyd

    Peter Ackroyd

    Product Code: DHEV
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    Peter Ackroyd continues his History of England series with Dominion. This impressive hardback tome will delight any armchair historian.

    This book takes us from post-Battle of Waterloo Britain in 1815 though to the last years of the Regency and death of Queen Victoria in 1901. Ackroyd casts his eye over William IV's reign that saw the modernisation of the political system and the abolition of slavery, the accession of Queen Victoria and technological progress including the invention of steam railways and the first telegram.

    This richly detailed book also looks at industrialisation and the sheer amount of great literature that was written during this era (Byron, Shelley, Wordsworth and, of course, Dickens). It celebrates a time when Britannia really did seem to rule the waves.
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  • Eat Better Live Longer

    Dr Sarah Brewer

    Product Code: EBLL
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    This book focuses on the superfoods that can help you live longer.

    It reveals the secrets of long life from centenarians around the world and reveals 10 simple adaptations you can make to your diet in an attempt to follow in their footsteps.

    It's packed with 110 nutrient-packed recipes and reveals a four-week eating plan to help you improve your health. It also contains advice on making smarter choices about the foods that are good for you.
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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay

    JK Rowling

    Product Code: TCOG
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    The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film starring Eddie Redmayne was a magical treat that followed Newt Scamander all the way to New York City.

    In its sequel, The Crimes of Grindelwald, the Magizoologist makes his way back to Hogwarts for a meeting with Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) and then over to Paris as Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) starts to gather followers for his dark uprising...

    Assisted by sisters Tina (Katherine Waterston) and Queenie (Alison Sudol) Goldstein and No-Maj Jacob Kowalski, Newt has to help Dumbledore stop Grindelwald before it's too late. This book contains J.K. Rowling's original screenplay for the new film and features stunning line art by MinaLima. It lets Muggles of all ages know what happened in the Wizarding World in the time before Harry Potter...

    Please note this is a spellbinding screenplay, not a fiction adaptation.
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    Running Life

    Kelly Holmes

    Product Code: RLKH
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    Who better to offer advice on running your life than the Olympic champion, Dame Kelly Holmes?

    This motivational book is all about achieving emotional and physical well-being and is perfect for anyone who is looking to start exercising in a more mindful way. Kelly looks back over key moments in her personal life and career and explains how these have affected her mental health in so many different ways.

    Kelly also reveals how you you can keep your body strong with monthly movement plans; reach a happier state of mind with simple mindfulness exercises; and provides a selection of nourishing and healthy recipes.
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    The Great British Bake Off: Get Baking for Friends and Family

    Paul Hollywood & Prue Leith

    Product Code: GBBO
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    For many years, The Great British Bake Off has inspired and encouraged so many budding star bakers to get in the kitchen and make some amazing treats.

    It takes inspiration from GBBO's most ambitious bakes but simplifies their recipes and offers step-by-step instructions that even the biggest baking novice could follow.

    With a focus on sharing, this book has ideas for birthdays, charity fundraisers and celebrations.
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    Jamie Cooks Italy

    Jamie Oliver

    Product Code: JMCI
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    Jamie Oliver celebrates his favourite Italian food - and shows you how to cook bellissimo dishes in the comfort of your own home - in his latest bestselling cookbook.

    With chapters on antipasti, salad, soup, meat, pasta, fish, rice and dumplings, bread and pastry and desserts, Jamie provides step-by-step recipes for the likes of classic carbonara, baked risotto pie and limoncello tiramisu.

    The recipes can be quick or slow to make and Jamie offers his unique twists on some of the traditional favourites.
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    The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen

    Kari Hotakainen

    Product Code: TUKR
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    Kimi Raikkonen is one of the stars of Formula One but is also famously private. This revealing biography finds the Fin opening up about his life, career and way of thinking.

    A very enigmatic individual, Kari Hotakainen's book reveals what life is like in the fast lane and features a number of previously unpublished photographs from Kimi's own collection.

    Kimi reveals how he plans race strategies and what it's like racing on the world famous Grand Prix courses. This book captures the raw excitement of Formula One and has the same kind of cult appeal as I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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    The Nostalgia Nerd's Retro Tech

    Peter Leigh

    Product Code: NNRD
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    This is a fun and nostalgic book celebrating the best home computer systems and games of yesteryear - from Pong and Space Invaders through to Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Mario Bros.

    It looks at the battles between Nintendo, Sega and Atari and explains how each company's strive for success brought about incredibly creative games that inspired a generation. It's a thoroughly researched and geeky trip down memory lane; each console has a Must See, Must Play and Must Avoid game highlighted, too.

    This book features reviews and screenshots of nostalgic games and studio photography of the machines that will bring joy to the heart of people who grew up playing games in the glory days of the 1980s and '90s.
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    Do You Know What?

    Andrew Flintoff

    Product Code: DYKW
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    Former cricketer, presenter and podcaster Freddie Flintoff answers all the big questions about life in this entertaining read.

    Freddie asks whether aliens actually exist, ponders what happens when we die and reveals the worst thing that can actually happen. He rants, raves, reflects, muses and offers pearls of wisdom on so many different elements of life.

    This is a brain dump that covers everything from family and love to the universe and the joys of wrestling.
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