Non-Fiction Clearance Sale

  • Galaxy - Hardback - 9780007935987
    • £3.99
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    Comprehensive and fully up to date, Galaxy: Explore the Universe, Planets and Stars is an accessible guide to the solar system and our night skies.

    Enhanced by hundreds of striking images of planets and moons, the book also includes maps that show the stars, clusters and galaxies that are visible with binoculars or a small telescope.

    Perfect for those new to stargazing and those who already have a keen interest in astronomy, the book contains fresh insights into this fascinating subject.
  • The Vegan Pantry - Hardback - 9781849754897 - Dunja Gulin
    Dunja Gulin
    • £3.49
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    Vegans - and those who are yet to discover the joys of these meat-free dishes - will find plenty of recipes to love in Dunja Gulin's The Vegan Pantry.

    A comprehensive hardback cookbook with over 60 inspirational recipes and clear and accessible information about key vegan ingredients, you will find ideas for tasty breakfasts, brunch ideas and dinner ingredients including rich pasta sauces, spicy burgers with sweet potato wedges and versatile pizzas. There are also instructions on nut milks and cheeses so you will be able to prepare vegan-friendly dairy favourites.
  • Mug Cakes - Hardback - 9781742708553 - Lene Knudsen
    Lene Knudsen
    • £2.99
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    Have you ever been in desperate need of a cake fix but just never have the time to bake? Let us introduce you to Mug Cakes - cakes that can be made in a mug in your microwave in a matter of minutes!

    Quick and easy to make, this delightful little book from Lene Knudsen contains 30 recipes that can be made by mixing a simple batter in a mug with a fork using readily available ingredients! Ideal to treat yourself or for a cosy night in with a loved one, the cakes are seriously scrumptious.

    Among the tempting mug cake recipes you'll find within the pages are for a Lemon Mug Cake, a Chocolate Fondant Mug Cake and even a Mug Cookie with M&M's!
  • 150 Great Walks in Britain - Other - 9780993094637
    • £6.99
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    Walking is one of the nation's favourite leisure activities and this unique collection of walks provides a fresh approach to enjoying the very best of Britain's countryside.

    Spread through England, Wales and Scotland, each walk is detailed on a removable information card. All you need to do is remove the card from the binder, pop it into the included waterproof plastic sleeve and set off.

    Covering starting points, difficulty, length, terrain and more, each card features step-by-step instructions and route directions, so you don't have to be an expert map reader ? and points of interest are highlighted throughout through stunning photographs and artwork.

    Lighter to carry than a complete walking guide and featuring pub walks, nature trails, challenging long walks and family strolls, this is a walking guide with an extra dimension.
  • Thing Explainer - Hardback - 9781473620919 - Randall Munroe
    Randall Munroe
    • £4.49
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    Randall Munroe - the man who created xkcd and explained the laws of science with cartoons - returns with Thing Explainer, a book full of brilliantly simple diagrams that show how important things work.

    From a biro to the nuclear bomb, Randall uses drawings and a vocabulary of the most common 1,000 words to describe where things like food-heating radio boxes (microwaves), very tall roads (bridges) and even the big flat rocks we live on (tectonic plates) come from and how they work.

    Funny, interesting and easy to understand, this is a book to ignite the mind of anyone who has ever wondered how things work... and why.
  • Giles 2017 - Hardback - 9780600634508
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    A Book People favourite for many years and a man voted the best cartoonist of the 20th century on many occasions, we're delighted to bring you the 2017 edition of the Giles compilation.

    A book celebrating the 70th anniversary of the beloved character Grandma's first appearance, it is full of cartoons from the Express and Sunday Express archives.

    Witty and irreverent, the 150 cartoons in the keepsake hardback still remain relevant today and offer a light-hearted look at a number of social issues.
  • Ripley's Believe it or Not! 2017 - Hardback - 9781847947888
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    Prepare to be amazed, astounded and ever so slightly disgusted by the weird and wonderful facts that feature in the all new Ripley's Believe It or Not! 2017.

    An annual favourite and brilliant Christmas gift (but definitely not one for the squeamish), Ripley's looks at some strange but true occurrences from all around the globe. The unbelievable stories feature everything from a polar bear robot to an edible human skill and a Swiss daredevil who flies over some of the world's most iconic sights in his custom-made jetpack.

    With a 3D cover and full-colour images throughout, this book has facts that will make you and your children's jaws drop and eyes pop out!
  • Try it! Nail Art - Paperback - 9780241229521
    • £2.99
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    Packed with advice on nail care, polishes, tools and techniques, this DK book will show you how to make amazing nail art.

    The book explains all the tools and techniques that you need to master the skill and also has plenty of step-by-step tutorials to follow. The simple designs range from the basics of glitter hearts and art deco stylings to more advanced safari and beach wave themes.

    The book even shows you how to make your nails stand out with impressive 3D effects!
  • Man Points - Hardback - 9781785032479
    • £2.99
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    This essential guide separates the men from the boys and tells them what everyday 'man jobs' are really worth on the man points scale.

    From growing a beard, using an angle grinder and changing a tyre to breaking down a door (with minus points for using a hairdryer, crying and more), Man Points allows you to rate and record your most manly of accomplishments.

    The perfect gift for the competitive alpha (or beta!) male from their long-suffering partner, sibling or friend, this book will let them know if their manliness measures up.
  • The RHS Allotment Handbook - Paperback - 9781784721459
    • £3.99
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    Written by fruit and veg experts from the Royal Horticultural Society, this allotment handbook and planner will help you know what to do and when to do it to make the most from your plot.

    With tried-and-tested varieties and a month-by-month planner, the book shows you how to sow, grow and harvest 40 of the tastiest vegetables around; 14 of the most savoury herbs ranging from basil to thyme; 15 fruit crops including apples and strawberries; and even flowers.

    The reference book also has advice on allotment etiquette and community advice, alongside real-life allotment stories.
  • Superfoods Super Fast - Paperback - 9780241248270 - Michael Van Straten
    Michael Van Straten
    • £2.99
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    Part of DK's exciting new Try It! series, Superfoods Super Fast contains over 100 recipes that are good for you and that can be prepared in less than half an hour.

    Covering meals for all occasions that are designed to help you control your weight, boost your immune system and eat healthily, it reveals which fruit can help build your resistance to disease, the vegetable that is good for your liver and so much more.

    From stalks and steams to grains and pulses, this book will show you the super foods that can help you avoid fatigue, stress and respiratory problems. It will also provide you with handy shopping lists and meal plans to help ensure you never get bored.
  • The Anti-Ageing Beauty Bible - Paperback - 9780857833174 - Josephine Fairley
    Josephine Fairley
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    Look, feel and be fabulous forever with the Anti-Ageing Beauty Bible!

    In this fully updated edition, the health and beauty experts Josephine Fairley and Sarah Stacey will tell you everything you need to know about feeling great and looking gorgeous. They offer guidance and tips on everything from skin and hair to hands, feet and nails, as well as advice on getting good sleep and the best exercise methods.

    There are also tried-and-tested reports on many different health and beauty products.
  • Colour Me Mindful Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781407250410
    • £6.99
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    This hand-picked collection of colouring books is bursting full of completely wonderful designs that can help you find serenity as you fill them in with your own personal touch of colour.

    A fun and relaxing hobby, among the intricate illustrations you'll get to colour in are those of butterflies, enchanted creatures and the various seasons.

    Six of the best books to help you discover mindfulness.
  • The History of England Volume III: Civil War - Hardback - 9781447284475 - Peter Ackroyd
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    Having written engrossing biographies of London and of its great river, acclaimed author Peter Ackroyd turns his attention to wider England in what is the third volume of his six-part chronicle, A History of England Volume III: Civil War.

    A fascinating and beautifully told tale, the book covers the era from the birth of the first Stuart King of England, James VI of Scotland, through to the deposition and exile of his grandson James II. With his extraordinary skill for evoking both time and place, Ackroyd tells the familiar story of Britain's 17th century monarchs in rich prose, with profound insight and some rather surprising details.

    An ideal gift for those who love exploring England's rich history, A History of England Volume III: Civil War by Peter Ackroyd is both a tale of regality and civil 17th century life.
  • How to Remember (Almost) Everything, Ever! - Hardback - 9781910232248 - Rob Eastaway
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    If you struggle to remember even the most important dates, online passwords and key events, this book can help. How to Remember (Almost) Everything, Ever! is bursting with tips, tricks and fun ways to turbo-charge your memory for the better.

    It will show you how to train your brain to remember important moments and things with memory-improving tips, tricks and exercises. Among the exercises it can teach you are how to remember a shopping list by imagining a walk down your street; memorising a phone number by picturing digits as letters; and using music, rhymes and smells.

    It can also help improve study skills in younger readers!
  • Love From Boy - Hardback - 9781444786279 - Donald Sturrock
    Donald Sturrock
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    Sometimes serious, sometimes tender and quite often fantastic and funny, this book contains a collection of letters that Roald Dahl penned to his mother throughout his extraordinary life.

    Starting with a letter that was written when Roald was just 9 years old and studying at a boarding school, the book features what became weekly letters as he first became a fighter pilot during the Second World War and then went on to work as a diplomat and spy in Washington.

    Full of the humour and storytelling genius that featured in his classic books including The BFG and Matilda, the letters in this book provide a fascinating insight into what Roald Dahl was really like and how he honed his skills as a writer.
  • Let's Re-Great Britain - Paperback - 9781405922104 - Al Murray
    Al Murray
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    Al Murray's Pub Landlord gives his vision for how to make us proud of our nation once more in Let's Re-Great Britain.

    While contesting the seat of South Thanet against UKIP leader Nigel Farage during the 2015 general election, the Pub Landlord revealed his plans for making the country a better place in his newly formed Free United Kingdom Party's manifesto.

    From money: 'The pound will be revalued at one pound 10p, so it will now be worth 10p more.'; to the issues regarding Scotland and more local issues, the Pub Landlord is typically brutish, honest and downright hilarious when discussing his policies in this laugh-out-loud book that celebrates the lighter side of politics.
  • Modern Crochet - Hardback - 9781909342682 - Molla Mills
    Molla Mills
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    Offering a new and exciting take on this re-emerging traditional craft, Modern Crochet by designer Molla Mills is full of inspirational ideas for both beginners and experienced crocheters alike.

    With fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions guiding you through over 30 beautifully decorative projects, from a trendy laptop bag to delicate earrings and more, the book brings crochet to the 21st century and provides readers with a wealth of imaginative and stylish designs that they can really sink their hook in to.

    From introducing the tools and yarns that you need to start crocheting to outlining the basics, and then tackling the more advanced projects for experienced crochet enthusiasts, the book makes for the ideal introduction for newcomers to this popular hobby or longtime crocheters looking for a bit of a challenge.
  • Colour Quest - Paperback - 9781782435990 - Joanna Webster
    Joanna Webster
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    Will you complete Colour Quest?

    This large-format book combines geometric designs with the joy of colouring in. There are 30 designs to complete and they range from tessellating buildings to camouflaged animals and pixelated patterns.

    Whether you're an art lover or a colouring enthusiast, the intricate designs here will keep you happily entertained and find your worries drifting away.
  • 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!
  • Motor Racing's Strangest Races - Hardback - 9781911042211 - Geoff Tibballs
    Geoff Tibballs
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    Rev yourself up for some of the most extraordinary true tales from the world of motor racing.

    Part of the bestselling Strangest series, this book goes all the way back to 1894 when motor racing's colourful history began with a bang. From the Frenchman who drove 25 miles in reverse to the Grand Prix when the leaders were so far ahead they stopped for a meal in the pits, this is a compendium of bizarre, fascinating and fast-paced facts.

    Very funny, this is a great gift for petrolheads of all ages.
  • 1966 - The 50th Anniversary slipcase edition - Hardback - 9781909534599 - Clive Batty
    • £8.99
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    The date 30 July, 1966 lingers long in the memory of any football fan who supports England. The last time the national team won a major trophy, the final against West Germany was full of iconic moments - from the Russian linesman's decision to award a goal to 'They think it's all over' and Bobby Moore wiping his hands before receiving the Jules Rimet trophy.

    Officially endorsed by the FA, this beautiful coffee table book commemorates the 50th anniversary of this incredible triumph. Presented in a cloth slipcase with gold foil lettering, the book looks back at the victory through the memories of the players, the manager, supporters, commentators and journalists.

    It also contains photographs of the memorabilia including players' shirts, medals and even the match ball.
  • Pompomania - Hardback - 9781849496742 - Christine Leech
    Christine Leech
    • £2.99
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    Whether adorning a headdress, swinging from a bag handle or dangling from a mobile phone, pompoms are very fashionable right now - and this book can show you how to create your very own.

    With no fancy equipment needed, the projects are inexpensive to make and the combination of graphic photography and step-by-step photographs will guide you through them with ease. Each one takes no more than an hour to make, too!
  • Secret Garden Embroidery - Paperback - 9781910231180 - Sophie Simpson
    Sophie Simpson
    • £3.99
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    Sophie Simpson of What Delilah Did fame presents 15 projects for your stitching pleasure in Secret Garden Embroidery.

    Taking you from budding novice to confident stitcher, each of the botanical-inspired needlework projects in the book is simply stunning. Bursting with colour and filled with designs that suit a range of abilities, the book has projects ranging from Lacewing Butterflies to Alphabet Flags and an Early Bird called Gerald.

    Design-led, practical and colourful, each design can be completed within a weekend and the two pull-out pattern sheets will help you stitch easily.