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  • Cooking for Family & Friends - Hardback - 9781509820252 - Joe Wicks
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    Joe Wicks
    • £7.00
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    In his latest cookbook, The Body Coach Joe Wicks presents over 100 tasty recipes that will help you balance a healthy diet with cooking for a crowd.

    From easy favourites to sensational crowd-pleasers, every single recipe is big on flavour and packed with hero ingredients. Among Joe's favourites are roast chicken with celeriac mash and bacon greens, BBQ ribs with dirty corn and Tandoori chicken thighs with chapattis.

    Entirely dedicated to food (although Joe does make sure he mentions how important exercise is), the nutritious recipes are presented in full-colour photographs and are ideal for sharing.
  • SR0021
    Chris Sidwells
    • £3.99
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    Beginner and experienced cyclists will love this go-to manual for all kinds of bike repairs. It's free from jargon and will help steer you through a complete maintenance programme.

    From simple, minor repairs to more challenging tasks like tuning your suspension, this handily sized book will help you learn how to repair your bike's brakes, gears and hubs.

    With easy, photographic tutorials, there are also chapters dedicated to using GPS gadgets and plenty of quick tips to keep you safe on the road.
  • Super-Cute Felt - Paperback - 9781782494607 - Laura Howard
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    Laura Howard
    • £4.00
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    This craft book will help you learn how to sew, craft and make all sorts of fabulous gifts and accessories with felt.

    A great material to work with as it doesn't fray when cut and comes in all kinds of colours, this book has 35 projects for you to make, ranging from bunny brooches to feather headbands and hedgehog phone cases.

    With chapters dedicated to accessories, gifts, homeware and celebrations, all the projects have step-by-step instructions and are complemented by illustrations. They're suitable for all abilities.
  • Family London - Paperback - 9780711238633 - Jimi Famurewa
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    Jimi Famurewa
    • £3.00
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    Whether you have tots or teens, this essential guide showcases the best - and most affordable - experiences London has to offer.

    London is a hugely exciting city, bursting with all kinds of culture and this book covers everything from bucket-list days out to under-the-radar attractions and cafes that are more than happy to welcome your children.

    There are also a selection of awesome outdoor spaces for you to explore. This is a must-have guide for anyone who loves London - whether you're a local or are planning a visit.
  • AA Road Atlas of Britain 2018 - Paperback - 9780749578619
    AARD
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    Despite the popularity of satnavs and Google Maps, there is still nothing better than a physical map to help you get where you need to go while navigating Britain's roads and motorways.

    This spiral-bound atlas, brought to you by the experts at the AA, features clear mapping and 112 city, town and port plans. Each page has been titled with its geographical location so that you can find the page you need with ease and there is also a comprehensive 31,500 entry index with airports, tourist sites and motorways services listed.

    Static speed camera locations are also indicated, along with their speed limits, while National Trust, English and World Heritage and tourist attractions are also all featured. The AA even highlight their top 300 AA-inspected caravan and camping sites!
  • AG1041
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    Anyone who wants to start stargazing will enjoy this compact guide to our solar system.

    From the planets to all 88 constellations that brighten up the night sky, it is expertly written and packed full of stunning images that reveal the intricate details and unique characteristics of every element.

    It also contains information on the tools and techniques you'll need to observe the night skies.
  • Eat Well for Less: Family Feasts on a Budget - Paperback - 9781785942464 - Jo Scarratt-Jones
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    Jo Scarratt-Jones
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    Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin have helped so many families eat better food and save money in the process through the essential hints and tips offered in their BBC show Eat Well for Less. This latest cookbook focuses on family favourites full of nutrition and flavour.

    Alongside advice on batch cooking, stocking up on storecupboard ingredients and using up leftovers, this book has step-by-step instructions for cooking everything from quick and healthy breakfasts to hearty dinners and perfect puds. All 80 recipes use widely available ingredients and there are even ideas for snacks.

    It also has handy shopping lists and advice on creating meat-free variations and ideas that will appeal even to the fussiest of eaters.
  • HLMY
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    Ever since Halo: Combat Evolved was released on the XBox in 2001, the shoot-em up has gone from strength to strength and is surely one of the most iconic and influential computer games of all time.

    Fully endorsed by 343 Studios and full of eye-catching artwork, this stunning gift book is the comprehensive and authoritative guide to the Halo universe and it covers the entire canon, including games, books, comics, film and television.

    It contains the timeline of the Halo universe and charts humanity's battles against the alien forces of the Covenant, Forerunners and the Flood.
  • Panini, Bruschetta & Crostini - Hardback - 9781849758178 - Ryland Peters & Small
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    Ryland Peters & Small
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    Translated as 'little breads', the Italian tradition of panini sandwiches is one we all love to follow - especially in the warmer weather!

    This book shows you the best recipes for the tasty, toasted sandwiches and is sure to provide all kinds of lunchbox ideas. Whether you prefer your panini to be full of melted cheese, spicy salami or very tasty veg, you'll find an idea here. Just make sure you have the best ingredients around on hand.

    This book also has ideas for bruschetta, open sandwiches and true crostoni and crostini. It even contains recipes for roasted tomatoes, caramelized onions, basil pesto and sour sweet-pickled vegetables known as giardiniera. There's also a recipe for mayonnaise - so you will always have somewhere to dunk your perfect panini!
  • Too Marvellous for Words - Hardback - 9781471154782 - Julie Welch
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    Julie Welch
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    Julie Welch looks back at her time enjoying the 'real Malory Towers life' and growing up at the prestigious boarding school, Suffolk's Felixstowe College, in this heartfelt memoir.

    Wonderfully evocative and very entertaining, she reminisces about her time at the all-girls school and fondly remembers its arcane rules and happenings. From races between the headmistress and head of science in sports cars on public roads to the fact that anything other than having plain cake to celebrate a birthday was 'disgraceful', she provides a marvellous snapshot of a bygone era.

    She also talks about the fashions of the late '60s and she and her classmates' introduction to the facts of life. She discusses the emotional attachments made with her classmates and how they supported each other through all the tough times.

    Full of character and charm, this is part-memoir and part-social history account of the way some 'young ladies' used to live.
  • Sushi: Taste and Technique - Hardback - 9780241301104 - Kimiko Barber
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    Kimiko Barber
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    Sushi: Taste and Technique is a book that will show you how to create traditional Japanese recipes in just a few steps. By following the accessible instructions, you'll soon be making your own sushi in minutes.

    From pressed mackerel sushi to spicy tuna and avocado sushi bowls, this book has an exciting mixture of both classic and contemporary recipes. Chefs Kimiko Barber and Hiroki Takemura will help you learn all the basics and there's even a handy photographic guide to fish and shellfish, teaching you how to prepare every ingredient.

    The dishes on offer here will wow your taste buds and are perfect for when you're entertaining. They're sushi-sational!
  • TRLG
    Alastair Sawday
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    Campaigner, publisher and wanderer Alastair Sawday has spent his life travelling all around the world and in this book he celebrates the joys of slow travel. His musings will inspire you to take a breath and embrace all the beauty that surrounds you on your next trip away.

    This travelogue finds Alastair looking back on his own travels and recalling stories from those who have travelled to provide ruminations and reflections about people, places and ideas. He contemplates how much slow journeying adds to the appeal of France profonde, the darker side of Sicily and even the woodland, flora, fauna, views and silence of rural Britain.

    This is the perfect book for armchair travellers who haven't climbed mountains, swam in rivers and don't really change, but are eager to understand our world and its infinite variety of joys.
  • The Cold War - Hardback - 9781785942594 - Bridget Kendall
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    Bridget Kendall
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    Accompanying the landmark BBC Radio 4 series, former BBC correspondent Bridget Kendall's The Cold War: Stories from the Big Freeze is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand how the tensions of the last century have shaped the modern world - and what it has been like to live through them.

    Combining meticulous historical research with personal testimonies from those who lived through the conflict, the series has presented a unique and unbiased history of the Cold War - one of the furthest reaching and longest lasting conflicts in modern history. This book provides even more insight and explains how the war, which lasted over half a century, spanned all over the globe from Greece to China and Hungary to Cuba and has shaped political relations to this day.

    This war also managed to draw new physical and ideological boundaries between East and West and affected all kinds of ordinary people. This captivating read offers a captivating and all-encompassing account of just how far this major historical event reached and its lasting impact.
  • Jane Austen at Home - Hardback - 9781473632189 - Lucy Worsley
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    Lucy Worsley
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    It's now 200 years since the death of Jane Austen and historian and television presenter Lucy Worsley is marking the occasion with this captivating book that looks at what the influential novelist's home life was really like.

    Lucy examines the places and spaces that mattered to Jane and explains why she lived the way she did. She also explains how, despite her reputation, Jane's life was not full of country houses and ballrooms but was often a struggle.
    Although it's often said Jane, the author of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park, lived a 'life without incident', this thoroughly researched book explains how that wasn't always the case. It reveals Jane was a passionate woman who fought for her freedom. She also had at least five marriage prospects - but wouldn't settle for anyone who wouldn't match up to Mr. Darcy...
  • REAS
    James May
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    Reassembly is a form of therapy that many enjoy and in his popular BBC Four series The Reassembler, The Grand Tour (and former Top Gear) presenter James May shows just how much joy you can find in the methodical approach of taking things apart and putting them back together again.

    A terrifically zany book, James tells you how to assemble a series of beloved objects from scratch - ranging from a toy train set to electric guitars and bicycles!

    James always thought his interest in reassembling was a solo obsession but many more share this fascination and this book is full of facts, tips and advice for all his fellow reassemblers.
  • COXJ
    Brendan Cox
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    Jo Cox was a daughter, mother, wife, sister, MP, humanitarian and activist who believed in the power of community and cared for so many others - especially those less fortunate than her.

    Her murder in 2016 shook the nation and in the aftermath of her death, her husband Brendan urged the general public to remember what she stood for during her life rather than the way she died.

    This poignant memoir looks back at all the good things Jo did during her life and the successful campaigns she ran. Brendan also looks to the future and explains the ways in which he plans to honour her legacy by continuing to push for a more inclusive and positive society.

    The publication of this book coincides with the launch of greatgettogether.org, an event that finds communities coming together to celebrate all the things they have in common.
  • FADF
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    This must-have book will help you look after your little people. It covers everything from first-aid essentials to life-saving procedures and explains how to cope with life's little (and big) emergencies.

    With user-friendly, step-by-step instructions, it tells you how to treat over 100 medical conditions and injuries that affect babies and young children, ranging from minor cuts and burns to meningitis and asthma attacks.

    Many of the procedures are complemented by illustrated photographs that will help you understand what you will need to do in the event of any emergency. The solutions are also colour-coded for quick reference.
  • FIVEF
    Bruno Vincent
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    The popular Enid Blyton Books for Grown-Ups parody series has made so many Famous Five fans laugh out loud and in this latest spoof story George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog are keen to hone their physiques ready for the summer break.

    To get their bodies beach ready, all the gang need is to put in some effort, harness their willpower and the ability to work as a team. Could anything get in their way?

    Of course, the path to body beautiful is not always that clear...
  • HIFL
    Gino D'Acampo
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    Gino D'ACampo is one of the nation's favourite chefs and in his latest cookbook he will show you how to cook like a true Italian - on a budget!

    He explains how to shop smart and store food and how to make the most of your fridge and freezer. He also explains the basics that every Italian keeps on hand in their kitchen storecupboard. There are over 100 simple meals to make and they're all nutritious and full of flavour.

    From the heart of Italy, these feel-food recipes will delight the entire family and among the dishes covered are a delicious pasta with cherry tomato sauce, pancetta and pecorino Romano and the timeless classic of spaghetti carbonara.
  • Cook Thai - Paperback - 9780857833945 - Sebby Holmes
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    Sebby Holmes
    • £5.00
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    Sebby Holmes shows you how to cook incredible Asian food in your own home with this incredible cookbook. It's appealing to novice and experienced cooks and provides step-by-step guidance for cooking a new and exciting cuisine.

    The owner of the pop-up Thai restaurant Farang, Sebby adapts his signature contemporary dishes so that they are suitable for cooking at home and includes recipes for essential pastes, dips and pickles - all bursting with fragrant flavours.

    From snacks and nibbles like tiger prawn and sweet potato bites to stir-fries including cumin beef sirloin with Thai shallots and sticky pork belly with salted roast pumpkin and a whole host of curries, there's something for every taste to enjoy.
  • WEWR
    Johnny Mercer
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    Mixing heart-stopping action with powerful and poignant insights into the reality of war, MP Johnny Mercer reveals all about his journey from young commando to a captain with one of the most pressurised and skilled jobs in the army.

    Having served in the army for 12 years, Joint Fires Controller Johnny was tasked with the job of bringing down artillery and air strikes in close proximity to his own troops on his third tour of Afghanistan. He was based in an area riddled with Taliban leaders and faced danger with every patrol. He was determined to protect his men, but then one morning everything changed...

    In his autobiography, Johnny looks back on his commando training and transports you right into the heat, blood and chaos of battle. With brutal and unflinching honesty, he describes what it feels like to risk your life every day and the painful process of watching friends die. He also recalls the way he took the fight back to the enemy with a relentless efficiency that cost him personally.

    When he arrived back in the UK, Johnny was shocked by the lack of care available for veterans and their families and vowed to run for Parliament in the hope that he could make a difference.
  • Stuff I Forgot From School Activity Collection - 2 Books - Paperback - 9781782436621
    AG1048
    • £3.99
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    Packed with fun exercises and helpful tips, these entertaining activity books will help you brush up your knowledge of a broad spectrum of subjects.

    My Grammar and I covers all the basics including dangling modifiers, irregular spelling and tricky hyphens. It has multiple choice brain-teasers, crosswords, quizzes and fill-in-the-blank questions for you to answer.

    I Used to Know That is also full of questions that will help you remember everything from names for the clouds to parts of a flower and some of literature's finest heroines.
  • Vegan On The Go - Hardback - 9780241295564 - Jerome Eckmeier
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    Jerome Eckmeier
    • £4.00
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    Inject some vegan flavour into your lunchtime with this selection of 100 delicious and nutritious recipes that you can take anywhere.

    This book contains tasty ideas for snacks, soups, salads, sandwiches, sweet treats and so much more. Among the delicious portable lunches you can enjoy are polenta parcels, sweet potato burgers, courgetti salad and tofu sushi.

    With mouth-watering photographs accompanying many of the recipes, they're all easy to make and there is even information to tell you how long it will take and the best ways to transport them so they stay fresh.
  • MGAI
    • £4.99
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    Master the most popular art apps on your iPad and learn a whole host of new painting and drawing skills with this incredibly informative book.

    With tutorials including What Would Banksy Do?, Find Your Inner Urban Artist and The Purrfect Cat, this book teaches all the fundamentals of digital painting and even reveals the fun and easy tricks you can use to add extra gloss to your masterpieces.

    Perfect for creative wannabes and skilled artists alike, this is a very accessible book that will help you achieve amazing art with an iPad.