Non-Fiction Clearance Sale

  • 201 Crochet Motifs, Blocks, Projects & Ideas - Paperback - 9781908862877 - Melody Griffiths
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    An increasingly popular hobby, 201 Crochet Motifs, Blocks, Projects and Ideas will help get you started when it comes to crochet! The inspirational book features 150 crochet blocks and motifs for you to try your hand at, as well as 51 creative projects. There are simple instructions and stitch diagrams for the most complex motifs, and also advice on what type of yarn to use to achieve the best results. The directory will help you create everything from the simplest crochet crosses and spirals to trickier geometric shapes, pictures, lacy patterns and bold, beautiful flowers.
  • My Life in His Paws - Hardback - 9781473635678 - Wendy Hilling
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    Sure to appeal to animal lovers - especially those who love A Street Cat Named Bob - My Life in His Paws is a remarkable true story that celebrates the bond between humans and animals.

    Wendy Hilling has a rare skin condition which means her skin is very delicate and that she is in constant pain. Every moment of her life is difficult - her throat is very narrow and she can stop breathing at any time. When she met the golden retriever Ted last year, her life changed forever.

    The two shared an unshakeable bond and Ted became Wendy's full-time carer. He's now saved her life more times than she can remember and is always there for her, no matter what. This book finds Wendy talking about her unique relationship with the dog and sharing some of the incredible experiences they have enjoyed together. She reveals how he has helped give her freedom and confidence as she battles against the odds.
  • On the Tip of My Tongue - Hardback - 9781408885123
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    This quiz book is full of tantalising brain-teasers and also gives you targets to reach. The wide-ranging topics cover everything from ABBA's greatest hits to American presidents and how many chocolate segments there are in a Yorkie bar.

    Full of fun and questions that cover everything from history to popular culture, this is great for family gatherings. It's full of those questions you always think you know the answers to... will you be the master of quizzes?
  • Orla Kiely: Colouring Book - Paperback - 9781840917338 - Orla Kiely
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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.
  • Help Your Kids with Growing Up - Paperback - 9780241315279 - Robert Winston
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    Professor, scientist, TV presenter and bestselling author Robert Winston provides a guide to growing up that will help you help your tweens tackle their route through puberty.

    From the menstrual cycle to sexting and cyber-bullying, this visual guide to adolescence is full of straightforward and unpatronising advice. It tackles key topics including sexuality and body image and offers advice on internet safety.

    The stunning graphics and illustrations help make these tricky topics far more accessible. This is a quick-reference guide that belongs on every family's bookshelf as children grow up...
  • Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations - Hardback - 9780241978986 - Simon Jenkins
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    Simon Jenkins, the author of England's 1000 Best Churches, turns his attention to railways in this rail-ly good book. He's travelled all over the country to select the best ones and talks about them with insight and authority.

    Simon is the founder of the Railway Heritage Trust and his passion is second to none. He reveals each station's history, geography, design and significance and how they have impacted on social history.

    Railways are a place where people come, go, meet, greet and part. They're also a long-neglected aspect of Britain's architecture and this beautifully illustrated book celebrates the engineers, architects and companies that have built them.
  • The Zoo Quest Expeditions - Hardback - 9781473664401 - Sir David Attenborough
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    Sir David Attenborough, the nation's favourite broadcaster, started his career at the the BBC all the way back in 1954 when he presented Zoo Quest - a show that gave him the opportunity to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo's collection.

    The expeditions were all filmed and this experience completely changed David's life. It also changed the way the public viewed the natural world and the animal kingdom.

    This book, originally published in the 1950s and now republished to mark 65 years since he joined the BBC, finds David looking back at his experiences making the show and is full of jaw-dropping stories about all kinds of animals. He explains all about his adventures with wit and charm and reveals how much it meant to spread his love of nature to the wider world.
  • The World Cup of Everything - Hardback - 9781473667266 - Richard Osman
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    Pointless judge, Fulham super-fan and all-round clever clogs Richard Osman tackles some of the most divisive issues of modern society in this family-friendly book. Among those debates that you and your loved ones can settle are what IS the greatest chocolate bar of all time, which sitcom is the most loved and, perhaps most importantly of all, what should be considered the best crisps.

    Inspired by his perennially popular Twitter game, this is a great book for the family to gather round and enjoy at any gathering. Other hot topics you can decide on are the best Christmas songs, biscuits and Disney films (it has to be The Lion King, right?).

    Accompanying all of the contests are jaw-dropping facts and stats covering topics ranging from Die Hard to Nandos and Jammie Dodgers!
  • Fifty Railways that Changed the Course of History - Hardback - 9780857627698 - Bill Laws
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    Historian Bill Laws celebrates the impact that railways have had on the history of the world in this eye-opening book.

    Beautifully presented, it explains how the likes of the Metropolitan line of the London Underground (the world's first underground railway) and the Pacific Railroad in North America (the first transcontinental railways) had a major impact on modern civilisation.

    Each railway featured in this book is judged by its influence on engineering, society, commerce, politics and the military, while famous figures including George Stephenson, Doctor Richard Beeching and Rev. W.W. Awdry are also critiqued.
  • RAF 100: The Official Story - Hardback - 9781781777930 - James Holland
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    Published to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Air Force, this keepsake hardback features archive photographs and uses official documents and personal experiences to tell the story of the people, the planes and missions of the RAF.

    Written by world-renowned broadcaster James Holland, this book covers everything from its beginnings after the First World War through to its role in the infamous Battle of Britain during the Second World War.

    It also looks at the life-saving missions and the men, women and aircraft that have made such an impact on this great British institution.
  • The Dog's Mind - Paperback - 9780720719642 - Bruce Fogle
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    The Dog's Mind, written by experienced veterinarian Bruce Fogle, is a book that reveals how dogs see the world around them and how they hear, learn and relate to their owners. He also explains how dogs can suffer from anxiety and stress and the things we can do to help them cope.

    Every question you've ever asked about the canine mind is answered in this book. It's presented in an engaging style and the accessible nature means you'll easily be able to understand the concepts.

    Combining almost 50 years of practical experience with relevant research, this is a definitive guide to the way dogs behave.
  • You Will Be Able To Draw: Coloured Pencils - Paperback - 9781781575475 - Jake Spicer
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    This tutorial sketchbook will show you how to make the most of drawing with colouring pencils.

    It is full of clear instructions for drawing in colour and has blank pages for you to practise on. It can be laid flat so you can draw comfortably and also offers handy hints and tips on building skills and developing an understanding of composition, colour and tone.
  • Becoming The Supervet: Listening to the Animals - Hardback - 9781409183747 - Professor Noel Fitzpatrick
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    Professor Noel Fitzpatrick - also known as The Supervet - tells his life story in this emotional and heart-warming memoir.

    He recalls a childhood spent growing up on a family farm in Ballyfin, Ireland and how his bond with Pirate the sheepdog provided solace from the bullying he suffered at school. He also reveals how a fateful night spent trying to save a new-born lamb set him on a path into veterinary science - and ultimately becoming The Supervet at Fitzpatrick's Referrals in Surrey.

    From calving cows and corralling bullocks to talkative parrots and bionic cats and dogs, Noel talks about the animals that paved the way for his success and also recounts the incredible highs and tear-jerking lows that come in his field of work.
  • Little Miss Busy Surviving Motherhood - Hardback - 9781405288712 - Roger Hargreaves
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    From the Mr. Men for Grown-ups series, this humorous little book follows Little Miss Busy and her adventures in motherhood.

    Everyone adores Roger Hargreaves' original Mr. Men books, and now they are all grown up! Little Miss Busy wasn't always this busy, she used to love lazy weekends and long lie-ins.

    But now she has kids and she has to juggle the demands and pressures of being the perfect mum - how does she manage? This little gift book combines Roger Hargreaves' iconic artwork with funny new text that captures the perils of motherhood.
  • The Astronaut Selection Test Book - Hardback - 9781780899183 - Tim Peake
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    Tim Peake will help you see if you have what it takes to travel into space with The Astronaut Selection Test Book.

    Part a puzzle book, part guide, this is suitable for all ages and anyone who dreams of following in Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's footsteps in the 50th year since the moon landing. It finds Tim drawing on his personal experiences to give an authentic feel to all the questions.

    It includes 100 real astronaut tests and training exercises for readers to try at home and outlines the full ESA (European Space Agency) selection process for the first time. From visual memory and perception puzzles to teamwork exercises, survival skills and foreign language aptitude tests, the questions wildly vary in difficulty.

    Are you ready for blast off?
  • The Can't Sleep Colouring Book - Paperback - 9781782434078
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    If you struggle to sleep then why not relax and let your worries drift away as you colour in some beautiful pattens?

    The Can't Sleep Colouring Book will help soothe away any insomnia worries and help you refocus. If you're feeling restless in bed, then open the pages of this book, create some beautiful art and refocus on relaxing.
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    We Britons have an extra tummy for dessert, that's pretty much a given. Either way, you'll want to save space for the 90 fabulous sweet treats in James Martin's new recipe book, Sweet.

    A celebration of everyone's favourite teatime course, the much-loved TV chef takes readers on a tour of elegant classics, challenging showstoppers, chocolaty treats and much more through mouthwatering photographs and his foolproof step-by-step instructions.

    Sure to provide inspiration whether you're planning a simple bake or a grand finale to a celebratory meal, this exciting collection of all-new naughty-but-nice James Martin recipes sets a new standard for home-made desserts.
  • Lost Railway Walks - Paperback - 9780008172664 - Julian Holland
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    In his latest book, Lost Railway Walks, Julian Holland explores 100 of Britain's lost railways and reveals how you can explore them by foot or bicycle.

    Presented in a vintage style, the 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!
  • Gino's Hidden Italy - Hardback - 9781473646483 - Gino D'Acampo
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    Teaching you how to cook and eat like a true Italian, Gino D'Acampo is back and ready to take you on a journey of discovery through Northern Italy in this gorgeous cookbook.
    Revealing the secrets of Italian food, Gino introduces 80 new recipes that are delicious and will help bring the taste of Italy onto your dining room table. Accompanying a primetime series called Hidden Italy, there are chapters dedicated to antipasti, pasta, risotto, meat, fish, vegetables, baking and desserts.

    From peach picking in Turin to truffle hunting in Piedmote, Gino has done it all and here he shows you the best ways to use local and seasonal Italian ingredients.
  • Collins Learn to Draw Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007960309
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    Learn to draw like a professional with this wide-ranging collection. From animals and buildings to still life and the countryside, these books are full of hints, tips and techniques to inspire you to embrace your creative nature.

    The books are all easy to follow and will help you master the basics of drawing techniques for each subject and then encourage you to hone these new-found skills in a variety of ways. There's even a book to help you create realistic drawings of people.

    Each book has practical exercises and looks at the structure and form of each subject. They will help you choose the right medium, learn about composition and understand the importance of light and shade. They will also help you capture movement and behaviour.
  • DC Comics: A Visual History Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780241309810
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    Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman are instantly recognisable superheroes all over the world and this eight-book collection covers over seven decades of DC Comics on a year-by-year and month-by-month basis.

    Packed with original comic book art by famed illustrators including Jim Lee, Alex Ross and Adam Hughes, these hardback books cover all the way from 1935 to the present day: The Bronze Age, The Silver Age, The Golden Age and The Modern Age. All presented in chronological order, each volume features key character profiles and guides to the iconic cities.

    With the success of the DC films, this is a must-have compendium for DC fans. In fact, when they receive the set they'll have a smile as big as The Joker's... These hardback books come presented in a keepsake slipcase.

    Format: Hardback
  • Cook Eat Love - Hardback - 9781409169437 - Fearne Cotton
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    Following the bestselling success of Cook Happy, Cook Healthy, Fearne Cotton presents even more simple and nourishing recipes that are good for your health and mindset in Cook. Eat. Love.

    Fearne absolutely loves cooking and in this book she proudly presents some of her favourite recipes, explaining how they're fun to make and even better to eat. She offers up over 100 recipes and there's something for every meal of the day.

    With a focus on family cooking, Fearne provides both vegetarian (she's a veggie herself but she cooks meat for her family) and meat dishes that are hugely tasty and packed with goodness. Among the highlights are Thai coconut soup, a selection of quick and healthy pizzas and roast chicken cashew and chilli salad.

    She even has ideas for guilt-free desserts, bursting with natural goodness.
  • Rick Stein: The Road to Mexico - Hardback - 9781785942006 - Rick Stein
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    After taking us on a culinary trip from Venice to Istanbul and then showcasing his favourite foods from his favourite European cities, this year the ever-popular chef Rick Stein is embarking on a foodie journey down from San Francisco to southern Mexico in the BBC series, Rick Stein's Road to Mexico.

    Rick reveals what food delights Californians before then showing Mexican food at its very best and most diverse. Packed with vegetables and based around fresh ingredients, he explains how both Californian and Mexican cooking is healthy and satisfying and will show you how to replicate the seafood of the north Pacific coast and the spices and salsas of Yucatan.

    This book is packed with mouth-watering photographs and will inspire anyone to cook using these wonderful flavours.
  • How to Remember Everything - Hardback - 9781787472310 - Richard Wiseman
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    Impress your friends, sharpen your mind and increase your retention skills with this handy book from experimental psychologist, Professor Richard Wiseman.

    This book is packed with powerful tricks of the memory trade and explanations of the science behind them. Richard gives tips on remembering names, faces, birthdays, meetings and telephone numbers.

    He also discusses the best ways of winning a pub quiz, remembering what to write on a shopping list and passing exams. Of course, he'll help you remember where you left your keys as well!