Non-Fiction Clearance Sale

  • Unforgettable Walks - Hardback - 9781784298845 - Julia Bradbury
    Julia Bradbury
    • £3.49
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    Tying in with the popular TV show Best Walks with a View, Julia Bradbury presents eight of the country's most-loved walks in a book that is part-practical guide and part-love letter to walking.

    Complete with maps and landscapes, the walks take in the likes of the South Downs, the Yorkshire Dales and the Peak District. As she writes about each walk, Julia focuses on the sights and sounds, flora and fauna and past and present of each path.

    They may be well-trodden, but each walk is still full of wonder and discovery - and a few pubs! Accompanied by maps and illustrations, each walk is under 10 miles showcase the diverse and beautiful landscapes of Great Britain.
  • British Steam Railways Book & DVD Gift Folder - Hardback - 9990000018925
    • £4.49
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    From the first engines through to the Golden Age of steam, this book covers the history of steam railways.

    It's illustrated with over 200 colour and black-and-white photographs, maps, prints and drawings - and comes with an incredible DVD that tells the story with archive footage.
  • Mothers, We're Nowhere Without Them - Hardback - 9781910232101 - Cath Tate
    • £2.49
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    Following a 30-year career writing amusing, deadpan and subversive greetings cards, Cath Tate is the perfect person to give the lowdown on what it means to be a mother by combining quips with all-too familiar images.

    In this quirky and hilarious book, she embraces all aspects of motherhood - from that first terrifying journey home from the hospital with your screeching bundle of joy through to the teenage tantrums and what life is like once children have flown the nest.

    She even has a quote to describe what it's like when you realise you've turned into your own mother...
  • Signs and Symbols Sourcebook - Paperback - 9780007951314
    • £6.99
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    A great gift that anyone will find fascinating, this comprehensive reference book will help you crack the secrets behind the world's ancient and modern signs and symbols.

    Visually stunning and divided into easy-to-follow A-Z sections, it looks at the hidden meanings behind topics ranging from magic and mystery to landscapes and elements; and answers questions ranging from 'Why do Masonic temples have a black-and-white chequered floor covering?' to 'What is the most important symbol in the world?'

    Other symbols you can learn about are the secret Demonic alphabet, Native American hunting symbols and the Glastonbury Zodiac.
  • Mums Are Like Buttons: They Hold Everything Together - Hardback - 9781447292845 - Emma Marriott
    • £3.49
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    The perfect gift to let your mum know that you love her, Mums Are Like Buttons: They Hold Everything Together is full of poignant and inspirational quotes about mothers.

    Beautifully illustrated, the book shows how the relationship between children and mothers is strong and special all over the world and across different cultures. From Jewish, Persian and Irish proverbs through to quotes from Louisa May Alcott, Jeanette Winterson and Fay Weldon, this is a heart-warming anthology sure to bring a smile to her face.

    Perfect for letting your mum know just how how much you love her!
  • Work Tends To Ruin Your Day - Hardback - 9781911042112 - Cath Tate
    Cath Tate
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    Cath Tate is famed for her hilarious greetings cards and this book is full of her observations about how Work Tends to Ruin Your Day.

    She covers everything from bone-idle colleagues, overbearing bosses and fussy jobsworths to intractable technology that proves no matter how futuristic our offices get, nothing much changes.

    There are 50 hand-coloured vintage photos and they're all paired with witty captions. This book is perfect for those who are making their first steps into the working world, people who get stressed by the 9 to 5 life and also anyone who is packing it in and heading the glory of retirement.
  • Just Five Ingredients - Paperback - 9780563539247 - Ainsley Harriott
    Ainsley Harriott
    • £9.99
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    Ainsley Harriott is the master of fast, flavoursome and fabulous food and he has created a collection of mouthwatering recipes that use a maximum of five ingredients. From fresh salads to succulent fish and meat dishes, from vegetarian delights to tempting desserts, this practical, fuss-free book is absolutely perfect for the time-short, budget-conscious cook.

  • The A-Z of Pointless - Hardback - 9781444782769 - Alexander Armstrong
    Alexander Armstrong
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    Delve into the world of Pointless with this brilliant bumper book of over 120 new quiz questions, facts and musings from the lovable presenters Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman.

    Sure to have the whole family wracking their brains, the book is interspersed with general knowledge trivia, witty facts and longer stand-up style pieces musing on everything from aardvarks to zeppelins...

    Witty and beautifully illustrated, this exciting new Pointless book is the perfect festive treat for fans of the BBC show.
  • The Best Place to be Today - Paperback - 9781743601655 - Lonely Planet
    Lonely Planet
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    This book from Lonely Planet features 365 of the most amazing experiences on Earth - and the perfect day on which to see or do them.

    From watching wolves in Yellowstone (31 January) to kayaking with killer whales in Canada (21 August) and joining the 300 Club (16 July) - a naked run around the Ceremonial South Pole - to celebrating the Day of the Dead in Mexico (1 November), there is something adventurous and unique for all tastes.

    Also including festivals, sporting events and cultural highlights, this is a great book for you if you're an intrepid traveller and looking to find inspiration for your next trip, anniversary or birthday!
  • Bumper Book of Knitting - Other - 9780241185032
    • £4.49
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    DK's Bumper Book of Knitting contains 75 beautiful projects and essential techniques for anyone who wants to enhance their knitting skills!

    Helping you master the essential stitches and techniques with simple step-by-step instructions and clear photography, the book will help you create must-have items including snug winter knits and beautiful accessories.

    Whether you're looking to get into knitting or are experienced and are looking to hone their skills, this book will become the perfect go-to guide!
  • Bowls of Goodness - Hardback - 9780857833914 - Nina Olsson
    Nina Olsson
    • £5.49
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    Full of vibrant vegetarian (and a few vegan!) recipes full of nourishment, Bowls of Goodness is a book bursting with new ideas for simple suppers.

    With food that is all about balance and fun, the dishes are wholesome and cover everything from home-cooked comfort food to plant-based recipes, salads and smoothies - all foods that can be served in a bowl.

    All very tasty, among the highlights are creamy avocado and crispy kale soba noodles, a cosmic green smoothie and chai-poached bears with coconut ice cream.
  • Cutest Ever Baby Toys - Hardback - 9781742574165 - Val Pierce
    Val Pierce
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    A fun, cute and cuddly collection of characters and special gifts to knit and crochet, Cutest Ever Baby Toys is full of perfect presents to make for the little one in your life.

    Offering a host of soft and squishy characters including a crocheted crab, a dinosaur and a lovely rotund penguin, the book even offers step-by-step instructions for making mobiles, a playbook and a pair of rattles to keep baby entertained.

    The helpful images and easy-to-follow information in this book show just quickly and easily beautiful baby toys can be made with the remnants of soft yarn.
  • Phil Vickery's Essential Gluten-Free - Hardback - 9780857832849 - Phil Vickery
    Phil Vickery
    • £5.99
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    In this cookbook, Phil Vickery uses his Michelin-starred talents to create an exciting selection of gluten-free food for the whole family.

    With more and more people choosing to live a gluten-free lifestyle, this book shows how it doesn't have to be restrictive. Among the 175 recipes are those for traditional favourites including pizza, pasta, bread, cakes and biscuits and more.

    Inspired by cuisine from around the world, there are also more experimental dishes to try, including lasagnette with asparagus and tomatoes, easy pad Thai noodles and American-style pancakes with pears and almonds.
  • Five Go Gluten-Free - Hardback - 9781786482228 - Bruno Vincent
    Bruno Vincent
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious parody series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, they confront a brand new challenge - is it possible to get a gluten-free cream tea?

    The Five are all feeling rather rum and whatever they do in their attempts to get better doesn't seem to work. As they try to cure themselves, all sorts of terrifying issues occur. Julian goes online and self-diagnoses that he has pancreatic cancer and bird flu, Anne decides to have herself exorcised, Dick goes to witch doctor who calls himself a 'homeopath' and George is the one who discovers they need to go on an exclusion diet - hence the group enter a world of hard-to-find and maddeningly expensive specialist food.
  • Foam Roller Exercises - Paperback - 9780241275313 - Sam Woodworth
    Sam Woodworth
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    A staple of the home gym, foam rollers are a trusted tool that will help you avoid injury and can help you to aid recovery. This book shows you how to make the most of the tool by showcasing restorative exercises that help build core strength and stretch your muscles.

    There are over 60 roller stretches featured in the book and they will address problems such as too much time sitting, relieving stress and managing your pain. It has 20 unique programs that will suit your lifestyle and even includes pre- and post-workout exercises.

    There is step-by-step photography for every exercise and by following the tips in here, your body is sure to reap the benefits.
    Foam roller not included.
  • The Autobiography - Hardback - 9781471150197 - Max Mosley
    Max Mosley
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    Former driver, team owner and even an ex-president of the FIA, Max Mosley has seen it all when it comes to Formula One. And in this memoir, he reveals everything...

    Mosley has almost 50 years' experience in the sport. In partnership with Bernie Ecclestone, he has helped transform F1 into a multi-billiion-making global brand and this book sees him offer an insight into the most influential figures and biggest stars of the sport.

    He also takes a look back at his upbringing as the son of Oswald and Diana Mosley (who were interned during the war) and the struggles he had to overcome to deal with the taint of the family name. There is also a revealing account of how his road safety campaigns have saved thousands of lives and even a look at the famous court case against the Murdoch press regarding his personal life and his donation to the Labour party...

    Gossip, business tips and unbelievable stories from the world of Formula One and beyond - a must-read for any motor racing fan!
  • Guilt in the Cotswolds - Hardback - 9780749019044 - Rebecca Tope
    Rebecca Tope
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    Rebecca Tope's latest novel about house-sitter Thea Osborne finds the sleuthing extraordinaire in the village of Chedworth, Gloucestershire. She's happily going about creating an inventory of Rita Wilshire's possessions, as requested by her son, Richard, after she has been moved into a care home but then disaster strikes - Richard has been found dead in a barn!

    Thea and Richard's fiance, Drew Slocombe, struggle to give any answers to his family's questions. Thea knows the Wilshires have ta chequered past so can't resist snooping around. Was his death suicide? Or could it be something more sinister?

    The clues are not helpful and this starts to put a strain on Drew and Thea's relationship, especially when it becomes clear neither will give up until the truth is revealed.
  • The Little Guide to Leaves - Hardback - 9781787130333 - Tom Frost
    Tom Frost
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    This handy pocket guide will lead you through the intriguing world of leaves. Beautifully illustrated, it's perfect for helping nature lovers identify the trees and plants that surround them.

    Delicately illustrated by printmaker Tom Frost and with 40 spectacular leaves featured, including those from common British trees, this handy journal also provides profiles of exotic palms, ferns and houseplants. The text explains where the leaves come from and where they can be found and even the fables associated with each one.

    Similar in style to the Matt Sewell books that have proven so popular with Book People customers, this book even has an interactive spotter's guide at the back to help you learn more about nature.
  • Lily Vanilli's Sweet Tooth - Hardback - 9780857864413 - Lily Jones
    Lily Jones
    • £4.79
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    Lily Vanilli's bakes are famous for their unique flavour combinations, spectacular design and exquisite taste. In Sweet Tooth, Lily offers over 100 easy-to-follow recipes for a range of inspirational cakes and treats. In this gorgeous baking book, Lily uniquely combines the techniques that need to be mastered in order to become a skilled baker with innovative and mouth-watering recipes. Lily takes you behind the scenes of her popular bakery and shows you how to move from the cupcake on to layer cakes, tarts, biscuits, meringues, confectionery and ice cream. With many tips and advice on decorating techniques, as well as developing your own recipes, this is a great book for anyone who wants to make sweets!
  • The History Book - Hardback - 9780241225929 - DK
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    This DK book will take you on a visual exploration of the world's past and will entertain and inform everyone from avid students to armchair historians.

    Spanning from the first humans arriving in Australia around 45,000 years ago to the modern world as we know it, the book is written in plain, accessible English and gives short and pithy explanations for all the events that have shaped our world.

    It also features step-by-step diagrams to help you untangle knotty concepts and witty illustrations that play with our ideas about our past. From revolutions to changes in civilisations and advancements in technology, it reveals just how much our world has changed over the years.
  • Weight Watchers Book of Recipes - Paperback - 9780857201768
    • £2.79
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    With recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner - all with their Points values clearly indicated - the Weight Watchers Book of Recipes is a cookbook full of delicious meals designed to help you keep healthy.

    Revised and updated the book has over 150 recipes, many of which are accompanied by sumptuous photography. All kinds of lifestyles are covered, so whether you want to freeze some meals ready for the week ahead or are looking for some vegetarian dishes, you'll find it in here.

    Alongside deliciously tempting recipes including Lemon Glazed Turkey with Mange Tout, Spicy Beef Tacos and Devil's Food Cake, there are also suggestions for special occasions including family gatherings and festive feasts.
  • Maggie Smith - Hardback - 9781474600231 - Michael Coveney
    Michael Coveney
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    In a career now spanning six decades, Dame Maggie Smith has firmly established herself as one of the world's favourite actresses. This biography sheds some light on the lady behind Professor McGonagall's pointy hat.

    Famously private, this book has been published with Maggie's approval and is written by Michael Coveney, one of the few writers lucky enough to have interviewed her in recent years. Covering her glorious career in detail, from her days starring in the West End to a role alongside Laurence Olivier in Othello and her Academy Award-winning performance in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, up to the more recent fare including the Harry Potter series and Downton Abbey, the book provides a fascinating glimpse of the real Maggie Smith.

    Drawing on personal archives, interviews and his own encounters with Maggie, alongside conversations with immediate family and close friends, the fully up-to-date book not only celebrates Maggie Smith's incredible work on stage and on screen but also takes a look at the personal experiences that have shaped her as a person.

    A must-have book about a true national treasure.
  • Yoga for You - Hardback - 9781784938154 - Rebecca Rissman
    YOFY 7 years +
    Rebecca Rissman
    7 years +
    • £3.49
    • RRP £8.99
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    So many adults are embracing the health- and fitness-giving benefits of yoga, so why not encourage your children to master the exercise, too?

    This book has been written especially for children and teenagers and has a very appealing visual style. It will help them build up their confidence and self-esteem and explains all about two sequences and 35 poses.

    Fully illustrated, one sequence will get children pumped up and energised while the other will help them de-stress and relax.
  • Orla Kiely: Colouring Book - Paperback - 9781840917338 - Orla Kiely
    Orla Kiely
    • £3.49
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    Orla Kiely's '60s-style prints are hugely popular, but have you ever felt the urge to colour them in in your very own style? This colouring book will give you the chance to add your own dash of personality to these unmistakable designs.

    Whether you prefer to use crayons or felt-tips, you'll love drifting away and finding mindfulness as you colour these images from the artist known as 'the Queen of Prints'.

    There's even a colour palette to give you further inspiration.