Non-Fiction Clearance Sale

  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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    • Just £1.66 per book
    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.
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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.
  • 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.