Non-Fiction

5-Star Non-Fiction

  • TGSB
    Sarah Ockwell-Smith
    (5)
    • £3.99
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    There are few things as challenging as a young child's sleep - or lack of! This book from the founder of BabyCalm, Sarah Ockwell-Smith, is an indispensable guide for parents, whatever challenges they're facing with their child's sleep.

    From bringing a newborn home to when they're settled in at school, this unique and eye-opening book sheds new light on common sleep problems and, using cutting-edge research and anecdotal information, provides a gentle, no-tears approach to handling a host sleep issues including night waking, bed-wetting and much, much more...

    Perfect for both expectant and exhausted parents, with the help of The Gentle Sleep Book by Sarah Ockwell-Smith, sleepless nights will be a thing of the past.
  • ATCB
    Richard Merritt
    (6)
    • £3.99
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    Sit back, relax and unwind with this thoroughly enjoyable and sophisticated adult colouring book, Art Therapy: An Anti-stress Colouring Book, which is filled with lots of adult doodling, colouring and drawing fun.

    From creating free-flowing lines, swirls and shading in beautifully intricate patterns, each and every illustration in this colouring book for adults has been carefully crafted so that even beginners to art can enjoy the satisfaction of creating something exceptionally stunning.

    Packed with absolutely no rules, instructions nor guides, this adult colouring book is the perfect anti-stress activity - just let your imagination run wild and your creativity shine.
  • Lakeland Fells Collection - 7 Books - Collection - 9780711234925 - Alfred Wainwright
    WAIN
    Alfred Wainwright
    (5)
    • £19.99
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    • Just £2.86 per book
    A beautiful anniversary edition of all seven of the Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells by the fell-walking legend A. Wainwright.

    The pages have been freshly reproduced from the original artwork and then printed and bound to match the first-edition books as closely as possible. Completely unabridged and unedited, the maps and text are just how Wainwright wrote them.

    There simply is nothing quite like Wainwright's guides, and having been treasured by generations of keen walkers, this set makes a wonderful gift for a new enthusiast. Perfect for walkers and lovers of the Lakeland Fells, as well as those who simply love stunningly presented books.
  • KIVE
    Aine Carlin
    (5)
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    Discover the delights of tasty and nutritious vegan cooking with Aine Carlin's Keep It Vegan!

    A cookbook that is great for vegans, vegetarians, people trying to cut down on meat and those that just want to add some delicious new recipes to their repertoire, the recipes are easy to follow and complemented by simply stunning and sumptuous photography.

    All extremely healthy, let Peta Vegan Food Awards winner Aine be your guide as you make stunning breakfast, brunch and dinner meals. There are even sweet treats to enjoy including pumpkin pie, nectarine, blueberry and almond crumble and a banana, peanut butter and chocolate sauce sundae!
  • Colouring for Grown-ups Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781782434504
    CFGU
    (6)
    • £4.99
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    • Just £2.50 per book
    Think colouring in is just for kids? Think again! Colouring has been established as a great way for all ages to unwind, relax and get creative and this two-book set of grown-up colouring books is bursting with beautiful and intricate illustrations that are waiting to be completed.

    The perfect size to fit in a handbag or rucksack so they can easily go with you wherever you go, the patterns featured in the two adult colouring books are tremendously detailed and will help anyone unwind at the end of a long day or make a lengthy journey go quicker.

    From floral delights to patterns, swirls and geometric wonders, the books provide a wide-ranging selection of projects to colour in any way you like!

  • ANIK
    Millie Marotta
    (5)
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    Popular illustrator Millie Marotta draws idiosyncratic pictures of all kinds of wonderful wildlife - and this book gives you the chance to add your own colouring twist to these complex designs.

    Adding a personal touch to some truly gorgeous illustrations, this book proves that colouring in doesn't have to be solely for kids. Among the drawings you will get to add some colour to are a beetle in need of some colour for his shell, a whale waiting for a magnificent ocean home and plenty of fauna and flora!

    So grab your pens and pencils and prepare to inspire your creativity and imagination - this is a colouring book full of adventure!
  • IPBG
    Institut Paul Bocuse
    (5)
    • £24.99
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    If you dream of being a top-class cook, then why not learn from the best? This cookbook is bursting with tips, techniques and recipes from the world-renowned Insitut Paul Bocuse.

    The perfect guide for amateurs, professionals and serious cooks, this reference book is fully illustrated (1,800 photographs!) and covers 250 core techniques with step-by-step instructions. It then show you how to put these into practice in 70 delicious recipes - both classic and contemporary.

    Published to celebrate the institute's 25th anniversary, this is a very authoritative manual that will help you cook, prepare and serve tasty, high-end food.
  • TFKD 5 years +
    Dawn Isaac
    5 years +
    (5)
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    Dawn Isaac's 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside builds on the success of her blog Little Green Fingers and inspires children (and grown-ups) to get away from computer and TV screens and get outdoors.

    From quick 10-minute activities to full days of fun, the ideas cover all four seasons and include building a human sundial, creating an outdoor collage and setting up a wormery.

    Outdoor fun for everyone!
  • GRIT
    Aneeta Patel
    (5)
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    This full-colour hardback is a tried-and-tested guide for beginner knitters who are starting their knitting journey and then looking for follow-up projects that will provide the perfect challenge to test and practise their new skills.

    You can learn how to make that all-important first scarf and then progress far beyond that as your knitting confidence grows with every creation.

    Increase your ambition and make beautiful home-made designs you'll be proud to display around your home and give to others as charming gifts with this invaluable guide to knitting for those who are completely new to the timeless and very practical craft.

    A great way to get to grips with the absolute basics of knitting!
  • BBIY
    Richard Burr
    (2)
    • £5.99
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    A Bake Off finalist, builder Richard Burr, gives you all the tools you need to become a BIY (Bake It Yourself) master in this brilliant baking book.

    Full of the tricks of the trade and 80 tasty recipes, he showcases his unique approach to the craft of creating cakes and bakes. The book is crammed full of ideas and technical tips that will hold anyone in good stead when it comes to making bread, pastry, cakes, pies and more.

    He even reveals what everyone should have in their basic baking 'toolkit'!
  • MGMS
    Mima Sinclair
    (1)
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    Easy to make and delicious (and with barely any washing up!), Mug Cakes have taken the world by storm. In this brilliant book, Mima Sinclair provides her personal selection of recipes that are sure to delight!

    Taking less than 10 minutes to make in a microwave, Mug Cakes are ideal if you don't have the time to bake a cake, you just want a quick treat or if you simply want to prepare some unique nibbles for a gathering.

    In this book, you'll find foolproof recipes and step-by-step instructions for over 40 mug cakes - ranging from classics like Carrot Cakes, Blueberry Muffins and Chocolate Brownies to treats for special occasions and even the likes of Pina Coladas, Coke Floats and White Russians.

    There are also low-fat, dairy-free, gluten-free and sugar-free mug cakes so everyone can enjoy the wonderful taste of a mug cake!
  • KDRD 5 years +
    5 years +
    (2)
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    Using bits and bobs you have around the house, the 101 fun and creative (and sometimes crazy) activities featured in 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside will keep children so amused that they may not even notice the rain has stopped - with not even a telly or screen in sight!
  • MAMU
    Olia Hercules
    (1)
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    Covering the sumptuous flavours of the Wild East, this debut cookbook from Olia Hercules contains 100 recipes for fresh and contemporary dishes that are inspired by everywhere from Armenia to Azerbaijan.

    Decidedly different but absolutely delicious, among the tempting recipes are ideas for soups, breads, salads, meat dishes, desserts and more. We especially enjoyed the Tartar Lamb Flatbreads, the Azerbaijani Rice and Fruity Lamb and the Birthday Ice Cream and Strawberry Cake.

    Olia was named one of the Observer's Rising Stars of 2015, so you know her recipes are going to be a tremendous fusion of ingredients and flavour. As if that isn't enough, the book's title was inspired by The Addams Family film - Mamushka is marvellous.
  • AMDK
    Julian and Tracy Austwick
    (1)
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    A touching true story about the bond that developed between a girl with cerebral palsy and a donkey who was left for dead with seemingly little hope of recovery. After being found, Shocks was taken into care at the Donkey Sanctuary.

    Meanwhile, Amber and her twin sister were born prematurely at 26 weeks and Amber had to be rushed into theatre for an emergency tracheostomy. Her parents were then given the devastating news that she had cerebral palsy and it was unlikely that she'd be able to walk or talk.

    When Amber met Shocks at the Donkey Sanctuary, their lives were changed for the better. This heart-warming and poignant book reveals how their company and friendship helped each other on their respective roads to recovery.
  • RACC
    Ruby and Custard
    (2)
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    This easy-to-follow craft book contains a selection of patterns for adults, children and babies from Ruby and Custard, one of the most highly respected British crochet brands.

    With over 30 stylish accessories to choose from, the problem you'll have is choosing where to start. Perfect for at home and on special occasions, among the projects you'll find ideas for beanie hats, berets, gloves, scarves, mittens, soft toys, blankets and much, much more.

    Once you've mastered the basic pattern, you'll be able to customise the designs yourself and create even more amazing projects. This book includes everything you need to know to master crochet!
  • COUS
    Ghillie Basan
    (1)
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    Tagines are the rich and aromatic casseroles that form the basis of traditional Moroccan cooking.

    In this collection of recipes from Ghillie Basan, you will find some of the best-loved classics of the Moroccan kitchen - such as Lamb Tagine with Dates, Almonds and Pistachios, and Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemon, Green Olives and Thyme - together with less traditional but equally delicious recipes for fish and vegetable tagines.

    There is also a chapter devoted to couscous dishes that provides essential recipes for the classic accompaniment and a selection of fresh-tasting salads and vegetable side-dishes.
  • WEPN
    Toby Young
    (1)
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    Written by How to Lose Friends and Alienate People author Toby Young and Miranda Thomas, What Every Parent Needs to Know: How to Help Your Child Get the Most out of Primary School is a step-by-step guide to what parents can expect when children get to this age.

    Fully up to date so that it fits in with (and explains!) the New Curriculum, the practical guide will show how you can tell what your child is learning, and if they are behaving themselves or not...

    Year by year, it reveals what children will be learning and shows what they'll be taught and why. It also provides information and advice on what children should know at the start of each year, and what they should be able to achieve by the end.

    With its games and exercises, the handy guide has been designed to help you prepare, encourage and nurture children every step of the way as they work their way through each term. You'll give this book an A*!
  • BRSL
    Jo Milne
    (1)
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    With the moment an operation enabled her to hear for the first time in almost 40 years being named by Google as one of the most inspiring moments of 2014 and hitting millions of views on YouTube, Jo Milne's memoir Breaking the Silence tells a truly remarkable and uplifting story about how her world changed in incredible ways...

    Deaf from birth, Jo lived in a world of silence for 39 years. Battling deep depression and the difficulties her lack of hearing threw at her, Jo was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Usher Syndrome, an affliction that will one day rob her of her sight too, before she turned 30. Determined to live her life to the full, in 2014 Jo made the decision to undergo a cochlear implant surgery which would allow her to hear for the first time in her life. Every day since then has become a journey of discovery...

    From hearing the Beatles and Rolling Stones for the first time to finally being able to put a voice to the familiar sight of her own mother, Jo Milne's Breaking the Silence is a beautifully written, heart-warming real-life story about an unbelievably brave woman who always lives life with a smile on her face.
  • QRKL
    Thomas Pavitte
    (3)
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    Colouring in is becoming more and more popular with adults of all ages, so why not give Querkles - a similar concept to colour-by-number - a try?

    Designed by Thomas Pavitte - the graphic designer behind our bestselling 1,000 Dot-to-Dot books - Querkles may appear to just be a random assortment of overlapping circles but when you colour them in, famous faces begin to appear...

    With 20 great portraits - ranging from Mona Lisa to Captain Jack Sparrow - embedded in the puzzles, this book offers a great way for people of all ages to both relax and get creative!
  • SVNT
    Muir Gray
    (1)
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    By keeping your brain ticking and staying fit, and with some good fortune, you can live a fulfilling and active life well into your 90s. Sod Seventy! The Guide to Living Well can help you along the way..

    Part-exercise book, part-manifesto for healthier and happier living, the book reveals how to shake off stereotypes, feel empowered and live life to the full as you enter pensionable age. It covers everything from the art of body maintenance to the importance of choosing the right healthcare.

    Written by doctor and health advisor Muir Gray, who is in his 70s and certainly practises what he preaches, the book is completely accessible and practical for anyone in this age range. It also features funny illustrations from David Mostyn, a cartoonist from the Beano.
  • FIVEA
    Bruno Vincent
    (1)
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious new series that finds George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the dog facing a host of new challenges that will resonate with adults. In this book, the gang face what could be their toughest task yet - parenthood.

    With all the missions they've completed in the past, you'd have thought that bringing up a baby would be kid's play for The Five. However, when they find themselves looking after Cousin Rupert and his wife's baby, they have to deal with all sorts of issues - from fear to tiredness and responsibility.

    They have no idea if what they're doing is right or why the baby is crying. They use Dr Google constantly and are frustrated by the responses that range from 'don't worry about it' to 'rush her to the A & E'. Soon, the Five are reduced to trembling wrecks and all of them are quietly seething. Could this be an adventure too far?
  • FLKH
    Kate Humble
    (1)
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    Anyone who loves dogs will adore this book by the popular TV presenter and lifelong animal lover, Kate Humble.

    In it, she examines the heart-warming relationship between man and his best friend. Using her journey with the sheepdog puppy Teg (who has grown up on her farm) as a basis for her examination of the bond, she looks at how it came to be that man became so close to our four-legged friends.

    Packed with stories about rescue dogs, guide dogs, service dogs and medical dogs, this is a barking brilliant book for dog lovers everywhere.
  • BITH
    Diana Henry
    (2)
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    If you only ever buy one collection of chicken recipes ever again, make it this one! From the bestselling author of A Change of Appetite, A Bird in the Hand by Diana Henry offers readers a plethora of brilliant chicken dishes from around the world.

    From simple chicken breast recipes to tasty salads, barbecue favourites, succulent one-pot dishes, comforting pies and much, much more, this beautifully produced hardback will reignite your passion for poultry.

    Praised (almost jealously) by Nigella Lawson, adorned with mouth-watering photographs and filled with chicken recipes for every day and every mood, the book is a celebration of one of our most popular foods.
  • SKSP
    Kathryn Bruton
    (1)
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    Big on flavour and with a low-calorie count, soup is pretty much the perfect meal for any time of the day. This cookbook from Kathryn Bruton contains 80 healthy recipes for skinny soups that will suit anyone.

    Whether you want something warming, exciting or wholesome, the book has a soup for you. Among those that stand out are Spinach, Oat and Hazelnut Milk Soup, restorative Hangover Soup and Turkey and Quinoa Soup with Peas.

    As well as all this, there are 15-minute recipes for anyone who wants to make something quick and a selection of vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free recipes.

    A soup-er book for those who want to eat healthier food!