What's New in Non-Fiction

  • IGED
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    This Insight Guides book highlights walks and tours that will help you make the most of a visit to Edinburgh.

    It features all the must-see attractions and includes insider recommendations for things to do and places to eat. It also has informative tips for getting there and around and clear maps to ensure you never get lost.

    The book also includes a link to an eBook app that will answer all your questions while on the go.
  • FBKA
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    Get creative and recycle your old books into stunning paper crafts using this inspiring book.

    From simple bird designs to botanical lampshades, Clare Young shares a variety of 35 paper projects that range from beginner to advanced level. They all have step-by-step instructions and illustrations to help you get started - all you need is books!

    Examples of projects in chapter one (Folding Books) include a sailor's knot and a shining star, in chapter two (Making Scenes) users can make a fairy tale castle or a tiger in the jungle, and in chapter three (Refashioned Pages) you can transform pages into greeting cards or hanging birds.
  • GRDN
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    A handy book for anyone with greenfingers, Gardening with Containers contains 20 exciting projects - each of which can be completed in a weekend.

    Containers can come in all sorts of materials, sizes and shapes and can be used to enhance any outdoor space - from a small terrace to a large garden.

    Highly informative and superbly illustrated, this book is divided into four different sections (terra cotta, masonry, metal, and wood) and its projects include painted pots, hanging baskets and galvanised washtubs.
  • IGBR
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    Discover the best of Brighton, Sussex and the South Downs on foot by following the walks and tours highlighted in this pocket-sized travel book from Insight Guides.

    Including clear maps so you never get lost, this book highlights all the must-see attractions including Brighton Pier, The Lanes and Lewes castle.

    This book also includes a link to a free eBook app that will help you make the most of your time in this beautiful area of the country.
  • CBEW
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    Bestselling author Stuart Fisher brings you a comprehensive survey of the British coastline, exploring every stretch of the shores of England and Wales.

    From the clear blue waters of serene Cornish bays to the tempestuous seas around rugged Pembrokeshire headlands, this fascinating book visits all the places of interest along the entire coastline of England and Wales - spanning almost 8,000 miles!

    Stuart journeys from industrial hubs to small villages and fishing communities, offering a keen insight into what makes each stretch of Britain's shoreline unique and special. It features evocative photography as well as maps, stamps and local artefacts to help convey the character of each area.
  • MNDF
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    Qualified mindfulness practitioner and author Anna Black teaches you how to apply mindfulness to everyday situations in this beautifully illustrated guide.

    Knowing how to weave mindfulness into our busy lives can be overwhelming and we often get caught up in our worries. This informative book will help you start something new and discover the benefits mindfulness can have on your health and well-being.

    It introduces the essential pillars of mindfulness and how to cultivate it, as well as 52 suggestions on how to start using it everyday. Examples of practices include mini meditations and the activities focus on becoming aware of your habitual patterns of behaviour.
  • IGBA
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    From the Roman Baths to lesser-known gems like Prior Park, this Insight Guides book will help you explore the beautiful city of Bath on foot.

    This pocket-sized book lists all the must-see attractions and also includes 10 walking itineraries to help you make the most of visits to sites like Stonehenge and the ancient centre. It also includes a link to a free eBook app that you can use on the go while on your visit.

    The best restaurants, hotels and rainy day recommendations are also featured alongside truly awe-inspiring colour photography. It has everything you need for a trip to beautiful Bath.
  • IGYO
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    Discover the best of York on foot by completing the walks and tours highlighted in this pocket-sized Insight Guides book.

    From the best places to visit and where to eat to must-see attractions including the Yorkshire Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre and the Grand Opera House, this book is a must-have for anyone visiting the grand city.

    It contains insider recommendations of active pursuits and themed trips and clear maps to help you get around the city with ease. It also includes an eBook app to help you make the most of your visit while on the go.
  • IGJE
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    Are you thinking of booking a trip to Jersey? Don't leave without this book from Insight Guides! It has a focus on great walks and tours and includes full-colour photographs.

    Presented in a convenient size, it highlights all the best walks and tours, sights and attractions and trips you should take when you visit this beautiful island. It includes insider recommendations for places to stay and practical maps to ensure you never get lost.

    It also features practical, informative tips for getting around the island and includes a free eBook app to help you make the most of your time there.
  • IGOX
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    Make the most of a visit to Oxford and explore the city on foot by completing the walks and tours featured in this Insight Guides book. It includes a free eBook app so that you can make even more of your time in this wonderful city.

    Each detailed route highlights the best places to visit including museums, markets and waterways and there are also insider recommendations for sites and attractions to visit.

    This book includes full-colour photographs and clear maps to help you find your way around.
  • IGGL
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    This pocket-sized Insight Guides book contains everything you need to know if you're planning a trip to the gorgeous Scottish city of Glasgow.

    With a focus on walks and tours you can take, it has detailed routes and clear maps so you will never get lost. It also highlights all the best places to visit, where to eat and must-see attractions including the city's markets, football stadiums and theatre and music venues (including the world-famous Barrowlands).

    There are descriptions of the local highlights that make the area special, full-colour photographs and essential tips on travel and transport so you can make the most of your visit. This book also includes a link to a free eBook so you can explore more while on the go.
  • IGGU
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    Heading off to the Channel Islands to visit Guernsey? Make the most of your time on this beautiful island by following the walks and tours featured in this pocket-sized book from Insight Guides.

    The detailed routes (complete with clear and concise maps so that you'll never get lost) feature the best places to visit while on your trip and the finest restaurants. Local attractions including Castle Cornet, Victor Hugo's Hauteville House and Fort Grey are also highlighted.

    This book also includes insider recommendations for things to to and practical information on getting there and around. A free eBook app is also included, so that you can make the most of your time while on the move.
  • SLOD
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    World-renowned trainer and It's Me or the Dog star Victoria Stilwell explains how to interpret and 'speak' the secret language of dogs in this handy manual.

    It's a guide to understanding your dog, communicating effectively, strengthening your bond and helping the pup learn so that they can navigate the human world with ease. You'll learn what different tail wags mean and what different tones of barking mean.

    This invaluable book also reveals how dogs perceive human faces and how they can feel a wide range of emotions. It's filled with instructive illustrations and full-colour photographs to help you decode exactly what your dog wants.

    Why should you buy this book? It's a comprehensive guide to decoding what your dog really wants and is packed with woof-derful photographs.
  • TALL
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    Suzy Reading's Stand Tall Like a Mountain inspires you to help your children think more positively and pay attention to all the important elements of their mental health.

    This empowering, illustrated book will help you help your children deal with everyday emotions, encourage them to express how they feel and learn all about their bodies and minds.

    It also encourages parents to learn from their children's actions and includes a selection of easy and fun yoga poses to help promote positivity. The ideas in this book will help your family gain better understanding of each other.
  • 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.
  • LRAI
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    In this extended second edition of Lost Railway Walks (complete with eight new routes including Canterbury to Whitstable and Jarrow to Tanfield), Julian Holland details over 100 of Britain's lost railways and reveals how you can explore them by foot or bicycle.

    Presented in a vintage style, this book covers railways from all over the country and includes maps of every single one. Each route is accompanied by a brief history of the railway that used to be there and points of interest you can spot while walking along the route.

    With historical and modern-day photography featured throughout, this is a great book for ramblers and people who love trains. In his previous books, Julian has kept track of The History of Britain's Railways and provided us with a first-class commentary of the Great Railway Journeys of the World - this book is just as compelling, you could say it's just the ticket!
  • YFEV
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    This book proves that absolutely anyone can enjoy the benefits of yoga. It features a variety of poses that can be adapted to your individual needs and help you achieve better physical and mental health.

    No matter who you are or what kind of body type you have, you will be able to do all 50 poses featured in this book. After mastering these, you can then perform all 16 sequences, which combine different poses into a singular experience that focuses on specific physical and mental issues.

    Written by Yoga for All's Dianne Bondy, this book contains accessible versions of classic yoga poses for any size, shape or ability. Learning these will help improve physical health and relieve stress and pain.
  • ETBI
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    Dr Rupy Aujla follows up the hugely popular The Doctor's Kitchen with Eat to Beat illness - a cookbook packed with good-for-you recipes that will amplify your body's natural defences.

    With a focus on how food can help and heal our bodies, this book contains advice on how simple lifestyle changes - including exercise, stress reduction, sleeping well and finding purpose - can lead to longer and happier lives.

    Dr Rupy offers 80 mouth-watering recipes inspired by flavours around the world (from roast golden beets with Italian greens and hazelnut pesto to pea and broccoli orecchiette Japanese togarashi mix) and looks at how certain foods can stave off conditions including cancer, depression, diabetes, Alzheimer's and stress.
  • AVRY
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    Knitting expert Sue Stratford provides you with patterns for 21 feathered friends - from a seagull to a puffin and parakeet to a flamingo!

    This book features beautifully clear colourwork charts to make the patterns easy to follow and all the projects can be completed quickly and easily.

    As well as the birds themselves there are instructions for making a hanging nest, a felt nest box, branches, flowers and leaves so you can display them in style!

    Why should you buy this book? The knitting projects of beautiful birds are fun to knit and make great gifts.
  • 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.
  • Pick Up & Play: How to Play Piano & Keyboard - Paperback - 9781783619580 - Jake Jackson
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    Want to be the next Elton John? This easy-to-follow guide has all the information you need to ensure that you always hit the right notes while tickling the ivories.

    It contains expert advice on notation, expression and techniques and is suitable for anyone learning or playing this wonderful instrument - whether by themselves or with a group.

    Suitable for beginners and intermediate players, this book is full of useful diagrams and charts. The spiral format makes it easily transportable and perfect for gig bags and flight cases.
  • SEWP
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    This craft book is full of whimsical animal-themed sewing projects ranging from an owl doorstop to a doggy oven mit.

    Designer Helen Rhiannon offers step-by-step instructions for 18 projects that will add character and colour to any household and also serve useful functions. Key techniques and basic materials are detailed at the start of the book and the projects can be completed by sewers of all abilities.

    Other projects include a snake draught excluder, a sheep hot water bottle cover and a fantastic fox pillow. Templates for all the animals are provided on a fold-out sheet at the back of the book.
  • YOLM
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    Live in a more mindful way throughout 2019 by following the tips and advice in Anna Black's write-in book.

    It's packed with ideas for weekly meditations, activities and practices and has workbook pages to fill in to help you on your way to a more content and fulfilled life.

    There is an emphasis on progressing at your own pace and building up emotional resilience in a similar way to how we improve our physical fitness. This interactive book also has tips on handling difficult emotions and responding to experiences in ways that make you feel more comfortable.
  • Pick Up & Play: How to Read Music - Paperback - 9781783619962 - Jake Jackson
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    Learn how to read music and hit the perfect note every time with this easy-to-follow guide.

    Written in clear and accessible text, it covers all the essentials including pitch, the treble clef, the bass clef, rhythm, accidentals, key signatures and time signatures.

    It then encourages you to practice what you have learned with 'play along' sections featuring simple and well-known pieces of music. You can also scan a QR code to hear the chord or scale so you know what to aim for.