Non-Fiction Clearance Sale

  • 52 Great British Weekends - Paperback - 9781847739483 - Annabelle Thorpe
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    52 Great British Weekends celebrates the diverse range of events, attractions and activities that are on offer throughout England, Wales and Scotland.

    From walks in the woods to ice skating and skiing, there's something for every season. This book also showcases historic sites, man-made attractions and natural beauty spots.

    This book also contains a calendar of Britain's seasonal highlights and offers recommendations of places to stay and eat.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • R4 Today Programme Puzzle Book - Paperback - 9781788400589 - BBC
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    Question: Which is the only letter of the alphabet not to appear in the name of any US state?
    Answer: Q

    This quiz book is packed with 280 questions drawn from the archives of Radio 4's Today programme. From the cryptic to the numerical and linguistic, the brainteasers have been designed by puzzle masters from Japan, Mensa and the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

    Chapters range from Common-sense Conundrums to Flags, Capitals and Nations and there's also a selection of Christmas Crackers to challenge your grey matter.
  • Marvel: The Ultimate Superhero Collection - Collection - 9780241278642
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    Find out all there is to know about the world's mightiest superheroes with this awesome collection from Marvel.

    With books based on Spider-Man, Iron Man and the Avengers, you can discover plenty of facts about these iconic characters' adventures, powers, friends and foes.

    Throughout the books, you can learn all about how Tony Stark invented the Iron Man armour and find out about his glitzy life; discover how Peter Parker became Spider-Man and just who his enemies are; and read all about why the Avengers are the world's most powerful superhero team. With a giant poster also included, this is great for any superfan!
  • Stargazing For Beginners: 2nd Edition - Hardback - 9780241323991
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    Learn all about the stars in our sky with this fantastic, introductory book from DK. It will show you all the basics of stargazing and help you on your way to becoming an accomplished amateur astronomer.

    Full of practical advice, it shows you how to make observations with the naked eye before then explaining how you can make the most of binoculars and telescopes. It even reveals the best ways of taking jaw-dropping photographs of the night sky.

    This book also includes a year-by-year calendar of night-sky events, alongside a detailed atlas that shows what happens on a month-by-month basis and clear star charts to help you identify the major constellations.
  • The Bee Book - Hardback - 9780241217429 - DK
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    Bees are not only beautiful, natural insects but they're also vital to human existence. From the experts at DK, The Bee Book celebrates their existence and provides an introduction to beekeeping.

    From their role in nature to how they impact our gardens and what they do in the hive, this book is full of fascinating facts like how a honey bee visits up to 1,000 flowers a day yet only produces one-twelfth of a teaspoon of honey in its entire lifetime.

    It also explains how the human race can support and benefit from bees' presence. It describes how intelligent they are and the important but turbulent role of a queen bee. It also includes recipes for home remedies and beauty treatments that make use of honey, wax and propolis. You can even learn how to create a bee 'hotel'.
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    Make a model of the Millennium Falcon and enjoy a book filled with fun facts and character profiles from a galaxy far, far away.

    This Star Wars book includes moments from the saga and even explains all about the schematics the spaceships featured in the film.

    You won't need any glue to put the pieces together and when fully built, the model measures 30 x 30cm. It even has moveable cannons and a radar dish. The removable panels also allow Star Wars fans to look inside and find out more about the famous freighter.
  • Naturewatch - Simon King - Hardback - 9781849494762 - Simon King, OBE
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    BBC nature presenter Simon King presents the ultimate guide to watching British wildlife in NatureWatch, a book that is perfect for anyone who wants to find mammals, birds, mini-beasts, amphibians and more.

    If you love exploring the countryside, this book will show you exactly where to look to spot wild animals in their natural habitats. Simon will teach you how to use your eyes and ears to find and follow creatures and identify tracks and signs that will lead you closer to them (without disturbing them).

    More than just a nature handbook, Simon offers up his insider knowledge to get closer to the wild, describes the essential kit you need to get started and also provides photography tips.
  • Star Wars: Complete Locations - Hardback - 9780241295014
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    Updated so it includes the planets featured in The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Complete Locations is a visual guide to all of the places from a galaxy far, far away.

    Full of inside looks, it will show you the Star Wars universe in more detail than ever before and includes cross-sections, illustrations and photographs of the likes of Tattooine, Naboo and even Starkiller Base.

    A definitive reference work for any Jedi or fan who dreams of going on a Star Tour to far-flung destinations.
  • The Container Gardener - Paperback - 9780857833808 - Frances Tophill
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    Love Your Garden presenter Frances Tophill explains how to make the most of any space and provides inspirational ideas for pots and plants to transform your garden in The Container Gardener.

    Ideal if you have a small plot, balcony or a lack of outdoor space, this book explains just how effective container gardening can be. It will show you how to grow all sorts of herbs, spices and flowers and even contains 40 ideas for pairing plants and pots.

    Frances also showcases the sustainable, crafty and culinary aspects of container gardening. A container can enable growers to bring nature to the most inhospitable and smallest spaces - and this book will help you every step of the way.
  • How To Draw - Paperback - 9781781575789 - Jake Spicer
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    This chunky beginner's handbook for aspiring artists of all ages will help you learn how to sketch and draw anything at any time.

    Completely inspirational, whether you want to draw as a hobby or are thinking of a new career, it is full of proven exercises for real-world practice and improvement. It's a complete course of tried-and-tested lessons that range from five-minute exercises to dedicated sessions that can take at least an hour.

    With a focus on everything from still lifes to urban landscapes, the accessible tips and advice in this book comes from Jake Spicer, the UK's favourite drawing teacher.
  • Secrets from My Indian Family Kitchen - Paperback - 9781784724009 - Anjali Pathak
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    Inspired by her heritage and the food she was treated to while growing up, Anjali Pathak presents a delicious collection of authentic Indian dishes and contemporary creations that can be made by all cooks in this sumptuous cookbook.

    From light snacks to bigger bites, there are tasty treats for pretty much every meal of the day an all sorts of occasions. Who wouldn't fancy a three-course meal of spiced chicken wings, chilli beef with black pepper and decadent chocolate truffles?

    The secrets that Anjali reveals are sure to add some extra flavour to your next family meals. Among other highlights are spicy smoky potatoes, stuffed sweet peppers and mixed herb salad with honey pecan dressing.
  • The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2018 - Hardback - 9781783524044 - Lia Leendertz
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    If you want to connect with the seasons through gardening, foraging and even picking flowers, The Almanac 2018 is the book for you. It's a practical, historical and contemplative guide to nature's offering every month of the year.

    Inspired by the rural almanac, this book is written by award-winning gardener and food-writer Lia Leendertz and is packed with advice on the tools and inspiration you'll need.

    Lia also shares her favourite recipes using seasonal ingredients as well as covering all the key phenomena of the universe including festivities, lunar eclipses and sunrise and sunset times.
  • Snowflake - Paperback - 9781781778944 - Paula Pascual
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    This Christmas craft book contains instructions for 15 festive projects based around the concept of a snowflake including gift wrap, wall art and wreaths.

    This book starts with single snowflakes that can be used to create cut-outs and embellishments for cards and tags and then progresses in difficulty to more delicate and complex artworks and sculptures.

    Each project has easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and line illustrations to help you make the stunning pieces. All you need is a craft knife, a cutting mat, a creasing tool, a ruler, scissors and glue.
  • Bodacious: The Shepherd Cat - Hardback - 9780008275853 - Suzanna Crampton
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    Internet sensation Bodacious the Shepherd Cat tells his life story in this meow-some memoir.

    The purr-fect book for cat lovers is told from Bodacious' point of view. He talks about how he ended up living on a farm and fondly recalls the early mornings and frosty starts, hard work and mouth-watering food he's enjoyed along the way.

    From Oscar the farm cat to border collie/fox terrier-cross Pepper, Bodacious talks about the animal characters he met on the farm and perfectly captures the atmosphere of the farm house, orchards and fields.
  • How to Read the Weather - Paperback - 9781911358244 - Storm Dunlop
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    We all know Brits love to talk about the weather but did you know that you can actually tell what's going to happen next by studying the behaviour of nature?

    Storm Dunlop's How to Read the Weather is a pocket-sized guide to looking up and seeing what will happen next. It explains what those funny-shaped clouds indicate and whether red sky at night really will delight.

    He also looks over the history of weather and discusses some of the strangest events in our history. Perfect for armchair meteorologists and those who love the great outdoors, this book covers everything from barometers to blizzards and cloud bursts to cross winds.
  • BMA: What's Wrong With Me? - Paperback - 9780241287248 - DK
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    If you have an ailment or illness and want to identify it quickly while at home, this is the guide for you.

    It has an easy-to-follow, visual symptom checker that will help you recognise the symptoms of what might be wrong and what you should do.

    The head-to-toe visual diagnostic guides will also help you recognise situations that are urgent or potentially life-threatening.
  • Marvel: The Amazing 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book - Paperback - 9781781574195
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    Avengers assemble!

    This cool dot-to-dot book from Thomas Pavitte features iconic images of the world's mightiest superheroes including Captain America, Hulk, Wolverine and Spider-Man. All you have to do is get your pencils out, relax and join the 1,000 dots together to see the images appear.

    Once complete, you can then colour in the completed pictures and display them on your wall with pride. This is a Marvel-lous gift for any fan (teen or older) of the spectacular superheroes.

    It even includes a special 1,700-dot poster inspired by Civil War which finds Cap and Tony Stark battling against each other.

    Please note that the dots featured in this book are very intricate.
  • A Woman Lived Here - Hardback - 9781472140074 - Allison Vale
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    Only 111 of the 903 Blue Plaques that honour Londoners belong to women. This, despite thousands of truly remarkable women making significant and lasting impacts on every aspect of modern life...

    From politics and social reform to arts, medicine, science, technology and sport, this book celebrates those women whose achievements have largely went unnoticed and explains how their actions, ideas and inventions helped make the world a richer place to live in.

    Some of these women went about their lives and worked quietly with courage, conviction, skill and compassion, while others were fearless trailblazers who shattered the status quo of a 'man's world'.
  • 100 Simple Paper Flowers - Paperback - 9781782403081 - Kelsey Elam
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    Join in the paper flower trend and create some truly stunning decorations with the help of Kelsey Elam in this gorgeous craft book.

    Paper flowers are affordable, fun and easy to make and provide an uplifting hit of colour that will brighten anyone's day. With its 100 templates and projects, this book is blooming with brilliant ideas for ornaments, applications and decor.

    With inspiring photography, it shows you how a handful of techniques can work across the board and will show you how to make everything from paper daisies to bouquets of lilies.
  • The Memory Activity Book - Hardback - 9780241301982
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    The Memory Activity Book is packed with practical projects that can help you, your friends and family combat memory loss. It has been specially written and compiled for people who have dementia and their carers.

    Including physical activities, crafts and puzzles, the brain-stimulating projects have clear and visual instructions and come with examples of how to perform each activity (with suggestions for adapting them for different stages of dementia). Each activity is spread across two pages: one that a person with dementia or memory loss can complete; and another for relatives, friends and carers to help them with.

    This is a stimulating and resourceful book for people with memory loss issues.
  • University Challenge - Hardback - 9781849497015 - Steve Tribe
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    A bumper quiz book for fans of the popular BBC TV series, this baffling compendium of over 2,000 University Challenge questions will keep you on your toes as you pit your wits against the country's best and brightest.

    Including questions from all manner of subjects including literature, history, sport, politics, physics, chemistry, film and many more, this all-new collection of brainteasers will allow you to prove once and for all that you're a cut above the average undergraduate. And with its gold foil finish and hardback cover, it'll look great on any general knowledge whizz's bookshelf too.

    University Challenge has been a fixture of British television for 50 years - now it's time to put your 'fingers on buzzers'!