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  • Wisden Cricketers' Almanack - Hardback - 9781472924544 - Lawrence Booth
    WCAM
    Lawrence Booth
    • £9.49
    • RRP £50.00
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    Published every year since 1864, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack is the most famous sports book in the world - and Book People is pleased to be able to bring to our customers the 153rd annual edition of this perennial bestseller.

    Containing coverage of every first-class game in every cricket nation, and reports and scorecards for all Tests and ODIs - including the Editor's Notes and the best sports writing of the year - the book is a comprehensive record of 2016's cricketing highs and lows.

    Without a doubt the best and most important cricket book of the year, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2016 is a must-have book for every fan of this wonderful summer sport.
  • Rick Stein's Long Weekends - Hardback - 9781785940927 - Rick Stein
    RSLW
    Rick Stein
    • £10.99
    • RRP £25.00
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    Rick Stein heads off all around Europe in search of good food in this tie-in cookbook to his hit TV show, Rick Stein's Long Weekends.

    From Copenhagen to Cadiz and Berlin to Bologna, he looks at some of the incredible national dishes and shows you how to make them in the comfort of your own home.

    Accompanying the second series, there is also some fascinating photography of the countries that will surely inspire your next trip away.
  • Origami Farm - Paperback - 9781782490487 - Mari Ono
    ORIF
    Mari Ono
    • £3.49
    • RRP £14.99
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    Part of the bestselling origami book-and-paper packs from CICO, Origami Farm is a fun collection of farmyard origami projects, brilliant for children or adults alike. With simple step-by-step instructions, clear photographs and design skill ratings so you can progress at your own pace, this book is great for learning an inexpensive hobby and includes 50 sheets of specifically designed origami paper so you can get started straight away.

    Make your own rabbit, chicken, lamb, duck, farm house and more with this amazing and helpful paperback with flaps. It is sure to help you enjoy some creative time with friends and family.
  • The Savoy Cocktail Book - Hardback - 9781472114242 - The Savoy Hotel
    SAVO
    The Savoy Hotel
    • £4.49
    • RRP £14.99
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    Even after 125 years, the Savoy and its art deco style continues to inspire people all over the world. But what would the Savoy be without its signature cocktails? This book features 750 recipes for you to raise a glass to.

    Capturing the spirit of high society in the 1930s, this book evokes a world of elegance, style and glamour as it gives you all the ingredients you need to make sours, toddies, fixes and more.

    The beautiful little book features an informative history of the globally renowned book too, so you'll have all the facts you need to become a cocktail connoisseur.
  • Classic World War II Aircraft Cutaways - Hardback - 9780753731178
    CWWA
    • £6.49
    • RRP £19.99
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    With cross-section drawings taken direct from the official Flight and The Aeroplane archives, Classic World War II: Aircraft Cutaways is a must for anyone interested in history and aeronautical engineering.

    Alongside each of the illustrations is some detailed text for each type of aircraft. It covers the history and evaluates the drawing. There are even 12 vehicles displayed on pull-out, double-page gatefolds!

    Telling you everything you could ever want to know about the planes that flew during the Second World War, this keepsake book also features archive photography Aeroplane Montly.
  • Knitted woodland creatures - Paperback - 9781861089175 - Susie Johns
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    Susie Johns
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Including 15 clear, easy-to-follow knitting projects of varying levels of complexity - from beginner to the established knitter - Knitted Woodland Creatures is a gorgeous collection of adorable animals to knit will enchant children and adults alike.

    With 15 little beasties to choose from, the book is a fantastic resource for those new to knitting to help them learn the necessary skills to master the craft. And they'll also learn some fascinating facts about the animals too!

    Perfect for both children and adults alike, Knitted Woodland Creatures is the ideal book to help would-be knitters create gorgeous Christmas gifts for friends and family.
  • Penguin Classic Cookery Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780140927436 - Various
    PCCS
    (7)
    • £6.49
    • RRP £71.92
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    • Just 81.00p per book
    Containing recipes from the likes of Rick Stein, Nigel Slater and Lindsey Bareham, this is a cookbook collection no kitchen should be without!

    Full of inspiration, you'll find recipes of the highest quality for every kind of meal. Stein shares his seafood secrets, Bareham presents a definitive collection of soup recipes and Jane Grigson combines her recipes with elements of culinary history.

    Regardless of your level of ability, everyone who loves cooking - or wants to start to love it - will find this collection irresistible!

  • Peggy Porschen's Cupcakes - Hardback - 9781849493444 - Peggy Porschen
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    Peggy Porschen
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    This bespoke Book People edition of Peggy Porschen's contemporary baking book comes in a slightly larger format and with a deluxe padded cover. Hailed by Rachel Allen as 'the most exquisite cake maker', Peggy Porschen provides a selection of 25 original and stylish cupcake recipes in this delicious little baking book. With seasonal variations alongside timeless classics like Sticky Toffee and Vanilla Chiffon, among those cupcakes you can try your hand at are Chocolate Heaven and Black Forest, Eton Mess and Pink Marshmallow and Mulled Wine. As well as these fabulous flavours, Peggy also shows you how to create truly wondrous toppings including cream cheese icing, marshmallow fondant and dark chocolate ganache.
  • All Sewn Up - Hardback - 9781908170323 - Chloe Owens
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    Chloe Owens
    (4)
    • £4.49
    • RRP £14.99
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    Presented with a beautifully illustrated hardback cover, All Sewn Up is an absolute delight from start to finish.

    Bursting with 35 exquisite projects which use an array of sewing techniques including applique, embroidery and decorative stitches, the full-colour pictures and photos throughout mean following each step-by-step guide is easy and brilliantly enjoyable too.

    Featuring inspirational creations you can make for the home, children or as gifts, including oven mitts, coasters, baby bibs, pillows, doorstops, laptop covers, brooches and even a lampshade plus many other ideas, you can enjoy a journey like never before with your needle and thread.

    The vast array of activities mean you can find something to suit every taste and skill level too.
  • Help Your Kids with Music - Paperback - 9780241186121 - Carol Vorderman
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    Carol Vorderman
    • £3.49
    • RRP £14.99
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    Carol Vorderman can help your child understand music with this step-by-step visual guide...

    Focusing on music theory and fully up to date with the UK National Curriculum, the book helps to demystify the sometimes tricky subject of music and covers everything from semitones and note values to harmony and music appreciation.

    Using clear, accessible pictures and diagrams throughout, the Help Your Kids with Music will help children aged 6 and over approach even the most complex musical theory with utmost confidence. There's also a glossary with all those tricky terms and symbols to help with the learning.
  • Movie Star Chronicles - Hardback - 9780857623447
    MVSC
    • £6.49
    • RRP £25.00
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    From the stars of the silent era through to today's Hollywood headliners, Movie Star Chronicles is the definitive guide to 330 of our finest actors and actresses - from Christopher Lee to Jennifer Lawrence and James Stewart to Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    Presented in beautiful hardback, this is a must for any movie buff's bookshelf and provides overviews and opinions on all the actors listed. With a colourful infographic for each star showing the key films in each career, the book also has plenty of stills and photographs to pore over.

    Written by esteemed critic Ian Haydn Smith as an encyclopedia for the 21st century, the book also looks a the different genres of films and their role in the development of key character types in the cinematic cannon.
  • The Big Book of Soups - Paperback - 9781909770126
    BBSP
    • £3.49
    • RRP £9.99
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    Delicious and nutritious, warming and comforting, soup is easy to make, perfect for take-away lunches, and packed with goodness. This is the ultimate collection to create spectacular starters, reviving lunches and healthy fast suppers. Soups also provide the easiest way towards your five-a-day and a great way to use leftovers for maximum flavour. From classic tomato, mushroom and root vegetable soups, to refreshing gazpacho and creamy chowders - you'll never be at a loss for inspiration.
  • Can You Believe It? - Hardback - 9781909313927 - Caroline West
    CYBI
    Caroline West
    (1)
    • £1.89
    • RRP £9.99
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    If you know someone who likes their facts to be disgusting, bizarre, peculiar and downright funny, Can You Believe It? is the book for them.

    A collection of the funniest, grimiest, grossest and most outrageous facts you are ever likely to have the misfortune to hear (believe us, once you've read them you can't un-read them!), each will have readers scratching their head in disbelief and laughing out loud at the randomness of it all.

    From decapitated cockroaches to sweaty feet, shark attacks and hundreds more weird and wonderful facts and pieces of trivia, the book will literally have those lucky (or unlucky) enough to read it shouting 'Oh, my God!'

    Please note this is an adult book containing facts of both a sexual and intimate nature.
  • The Flying Scotsman - Hardback - 9781781316139 - Andrew Roden
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    Andrew Roden
    • £5.49
    • RRP £25.00
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    The Flying Scotsman is one of the most iconic steam locomotives in history and this hardback book will make a first-class gift for anyone you know who loves trains.

    With its period-illustration-style cover and glorious illustrations and photographs, it looks back over the career of this most famous of trains from the Golden Age of Steam - from construction through to restoration in 2005. Endlessly fascinating, the book has been written with the aid of interviews with those who have been involved with the Scotsman over the years.

    Created by Nigel Gresley, the Flying Scotsman broke the world speed record in 1934 and has captivated so many with her grace, beauty and power. Still drawing a crowd wherever she travels today, this book aims to explain just why this train has such eternal appeal...
  • Cycling Handbook & Journal - Paperback - 9781472330284
    SR0020
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    This two-book set contains everything you need to get pedalling happily and safely, all explained with a minimum of technobabble and bags of common sense. The handbook is lovely to look at and crammed with everything you need to enjoy life on two wheels, whether you are a first-timer or a gnarly old hand, from the basics of buying a bike to some fun things to do with it. En route you will pick up plenty of simple but savvy tips on riding, route planning, kit and upkeep. The Journal is the perfect place to keep a log of all your rides. Use it to note down the distance and routes, even how many calories you've burned, and you'll be able to track your progress. In addition, you can jot down your bike-shop wish lists and record the vital statistics of your bicycle.
  • Cheesecake - Paperback - 9781849758659
    CK2663
    (1)
    • £2.79
    • RRP £12.99
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    Everyone loves a slice of cheesecake to round off a delicious meal and this book from Hannah Miles presents 60 classic and original recipes for this tasty dessert.

    From tropical coconut to raspberry ripple and chocolate toffee crunch to toasted marshmallow, you'll find something incredible. One of the oldest desserts in existence, you can trace cheesecakes right back to ancient Greece. This book shows you how to make classics, fruity versions, bakes inspired by your favourite chocolate bars and even gourmet recipes including creme brulee and salted honey.

    There are also party cheesecakes that will delight a crowd and even international sensations like Japanese cherry blossom and Italian tiramisu.
  • Good + Simple - Signed Edition - Hardback - 9781785033971
    GDSM
    • £15.39
    • RRP £25.00
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    A signed edition of the Hemsley Sisters' Good and Simple.

    Featuring recipes from Jasmine and Melissa's hit Channel 4 series Eating Well with Hemsley and Hemsley, Good and Simple is a cookbook that celebrates the joys of food that is simple to make and a joy to share - while also being tremendously healthy.

    The recipes are built around gut health and contain affordable ingredients. There are 140 nutritious recipes to try your hand at and they range from prepare-ahead dishes to quick suppers and ideas for what to do with leftovers. There are also practical tips and advice to help you gain more confidence in the kitchen.
  • A Spotless Home - Paperback - 9781849497428 - Bridget Bodoano
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    Bridget Bodoano
    • £3.49
    • RRP £8.99
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    Change your life for the better with the time-saving tidying tips and cleaning cheats featured in A Spotless Home.

    With eye-catching illustrations throughout, this little book will become your cleaning bible. It will show you how to do everything from regular home maintenance to emergency fixes and how you can enjoy living in a decluttered home - saving money in the process.

    Full of quick cleaning tricks, the book will improve your living environment and also offers alternative cleaning solutions. Perfect for neat freaks and those who need a helping hand when it comes to doing chores!
  • Super-cute Pincushions - Paperback - 9781908170309 - Kate Haxell
    SCPC
    Kate Haxell
    (3)
    • £3.49
    • RRP £12.99
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    Create your own pretty and practical pincushions with the 35 brilliant, full-colour designs in this wonderfully comprehensive and easy-to-follow book, Super-cute Pincushions.

    Choose from an array of imaginative ideas, including animals, quirky but cute pincushions, vintage and retro, perfectly practical, and even sweet treats in the Good Enough to Eat chapter, using beads, buttons and ribbon to decorate.

    With detailed notes at the back of the book on techniques, templates and suppliers, as well as step-by-step instructions and pictures comprising each activity and a photograph of the finished pincushion, there are designs for all levels and abilities, and the variety means they make wonderful gifts for keen seamstresses too.
  • Mums Are Like Buttons: They Hold Everything Together - Hardback - 9781447292845 - Emma Marriott
    MLKB
    • £3.49
    • RRP £9.99
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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!
  • Cute & Easy Crochet - Paperback - 9781907563065 - Nicki Trench
    CAEC
    Nicki Trench
    (6)
    • £3.49
    • RRP £12.99
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    Expert crafter Nicki Trench offers 35 easy-to-follow patterns that will teach you how to crochet in this very handy how-to guide.

    A crochet teacher with over 20 years' experience, Nicki has designed a series of patterns that will guide you through those initial stitches to producing beautiful projects incorporating a wide range of crochet techniques.

    With step-by-step artwork and instructions, the chapters - Starting Out; Practice Makes Perfect; Confident Crocheting - gradually increase in difficulty as you evolve your skills and the projects range from toddlers' throws and hats to baby bibs, and blankets and a chunky seashell scarf to Russian dolls.
  • The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Animals - Paperback - 9781781572030 - Thomas Pavitte
    DTDA
    Thomas Pavitte
    • £3.49
    • RRP £9.99
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    So, do you still think that dot-to-dot is just for children? We think this book may change your opinion! The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Animals is full of mind-bending puzzles of creatures of the animal kingdom that any person with a steady hand (or a ruler) will love.

    Proven to improve cognitive development in both children and adults, the unique book - with each puzzle consisting of 1000 dots - features 20 amazingly satisfying depictions of incredible animals that will keep you guessing from the very first dot to the last.

    A massive book, both in size and in scope, it's perfect for passing the time or simply testing your skill and patience with puzzles, and the brilliant beasts are not only fun to line draw, but are also cool enough to put up on the wall!
  • Stickertopia: Flower Garden - Paperback - 9781784723118 - Angela Mckay
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    Angela Mckay
    • £4.49
    • RRP £10.00
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    Stickertopia: The Flower Garden is a sticker book for grown-ups full of gorgeous gardening designs/ It will delight you and help you find serenity.

    With beautiful blossoms and peaceful gardens featured throughout, it comes with jewel-like stickers of botanical flowers, leaves and petals that can be added to designs as you create your very own world of wonder on each spread.

    The artwork is inspired by some of the world's most beautiful gardens including the Saihoji temple garden in Japan, the Versailles Garden in France, the Desert Botanical Gardens in Arizona and Kew Gardens in London.
  • Pixiwoo: Face - Hardback - 9781911274544
    HL2119
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £15.01
    Pixiwoo is a phenomenally popular YouTube channel that educates women and men of all ages about make-up. Face is a book from the team that will show you how to achieve the perfect look.

    Fully illustrated with photos from Sam and Nic's tutorials, the book includes advice, techniques and top tips for your skin, brows, eyes, lashes and lips. There are recommendations of tools and the manual even tells you how to manage each style to suit your looks.

    Whether you're a beginner, an aspiring make-up artist or just want to try something new Face is the book for you.