The most comprehensive, authoritative and accessible work on history available, this bestselling book takes readers from the origins of mankind right through to the technological advancements of the modern day.
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The book with all the answers, it is very visually enticing and covers everything from the cavemen to the Cold War and Alexander the Great to global warming.
The ultimate work of historical reference, it also contains short biographies of 100 of the world's key figures from history.
LTWA 3 years +3 years +
Covering the topics of numbers, counting, writing, the alphabet and phonics, these activity-filled workbooks from Letts all feature amazing animals and will help children aged between 3 and 5 get to grips with English and Maths.
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Supporting the Early Years Curriculum, the books have accessible activities which allow children to practise key numeracy and literacy skills, while also exploring the world of animals through weird and wonderful facts.
LSWR 5 years +5 years +
Blast off on a galactic adventure with the LEGO Star Wars Minifigures in this incredible 10-book collection.
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With books covering the stories of the first six episodes in the out-of-this-world saga, there are also further books focusing on some of the fiercest lightsaber duels; the compelling conflicts; and the rebels who fought the Empire during this period.
With the iconic scenes recreated with Star Wars Minifigures, this is a great collection for young Jedi who want to learn all about the exploits of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo and their battle with Darth Vader and the Emperor.
Michael Connelly, author of The Lincoln Lawyer, is one of the world's bestselling crime writers. This collection contains five of our favourite novels following his much-loved character Harry Bosch - the main character in the adaptation that has become the most-watched original series adaptation on Amazon Prime.
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The Crossing finds Bosch defending a man accused of murder, but will he betray everything he believes in to stand up for him?; The Narrows has the private investigator confronting a villain known only as The Poet who has just come out of hiding; The Reversal has Bosch and his colleague Mickey Haller taking on a seemingly unwinnable case; City of Bones brings up dark memories from Bosch's past; and The Burning Room involves a cold case unlike any he's ever seen before...
These compelling reads will appeal to fans of John Grisham, David Baldacci and Lee Child.
Please note this collection contains five hand-picked novels from the long-running Bosch series.
After taking us on a culinary trip from Venice to Istanbul and then showcasing his favourite foods from his favourite European cities, this year the ever-popular chef Rick Stein is embarking on a foodie journey down from San Francisco to southern Mexico in the BBC series, Rick Stein's Road to Mexico.
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Rick reveals what food delights Californians before then showing Mexican food at its very best and most diverse. Packed with vegetables and based around fresh ingredients, he explains how both Californian and Mexican cooking is healthy and satisfying and will show you how to replicate the seafood of the north Pacific coast and the spices and salsas of Yucatan.
This book is packed with mouth-watering photographs and will inspire anyone to cook using these wonderful flavours.
Narrated by big-name actors including Dan Stevens, Bill Nighy, Rory Kinnear and Damien Lewis, this audio collection contains the first four books in Ian Fleming's classic James Bond series.
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Featuring Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker and Diamonds are Forever, these CDs (complete with original, unabridged text) follow the spy on his various missions and are sure to keep anyone who loves all things 007 happily entertained.
Casino Royale follows Bond as he aims to neutralise the Russian operative Le Chiffre by ruining him at the baccarat table; Moonraker has him trying to stop a millionaire-backed project that could threaten Britain's defence system; Live and Let Die is a tale of terror, treachery and torture; and Diamonds are Forever finds diamonds being smuggled from Africa to America via Britain.
Approximate running time: 26 hours
A set of three accomplished, heart-warming and endearing stories from the fantastic storyteller, Anne Donovan. A skilful novelist, these are humorous yet unsentimental reads that women all over the country will find both relevant and poignant.
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Set in her native Glasgow and written in Scots dialect to add extra authenticity, the two full-length novels Buddha Da and Being Emily are joined by Hieroglyphics, a brilliant and beautiful collection of short stories. We highly recommend these books.
A great purchase for both a visitor to, and resident of, the city of London and its surrounding area, this pocket-sized atlas displays an extensive area of coverage and shows the centre of London at an extra large scale - so you can find and navigate to exactly where you want to be quickly and easily.
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For such a little book, the maps are exceptionally clear and the colour coding makes finding any location a breeze...
Featuring a fully updated tube map, tourist information spots and shops, hospitals, hotels and schools all pin-pointed, as well as the landmark Olympic Park, this book is bursting with information but is presented in a slim and compact format - making it ideal for those on the move and for slipping into a backpack or pocket.
Please note this book contains small text
For anyone who is a weekend knitter or a crafter with a few hours to spare, Knitting with Giant Needles could be just the perfect knitting book.
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Focusing on the latest trend of knitting with giant needles, the book will help you create beautiful and unique accessories for your wardrobe and home in next to no time.
Among the 35 inventive, creative and practical projects are scarves, shoulder bags, cushions and blankets and the step-by-step instructions will appeal to newcomers and experienced knitters alike.
Get on the fast track to a healthier and more energetic you with the delicious smoothies and drinks found in Green Drinks!
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If you're determined to get healthier, this is the book for you. It shows how home-made green drinks have more health points over shop-bought fruit juice and smoothies and are full of beta-carotene, calcium, vitamin C and vitamin K - the nutrients we all need to have more of.
Using ingredients such as spinach, broccoli, fennel, cucumber, celery, parsley and kale, the recipes also feature tasty fruit to provide a further nutritional boost. Among our favourites in the book are an apple zinger, cucumber cooler and avocado smoopie!
A Book People favourite that we are delighted to bring you every year at an unbelievable price, this is the 39th edition of every would-be wine connoisseur's favourite book - Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2016.
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Hugh provides facts on all the best wines, growers and wine regions from around the world and also reveals which vintages to buy, which to cellar and which should be drunk right away There is also information on grape varieties, local specialities and how you can match food to make the most of the flavour of the wine.
Three cheers for Hugh!
Let beauty expert Charlotte Knight help you look after your nails and achieve stunning results with this fantastic book.
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From high-end to the high street, this book will take you through all the basics and essential prep work needed to deliver incredible looks - including stripes, spots and Ciate's famous caviar look.
With different shapes, golden rules for the perfect paint job and an FAQ section, The Ciate Book of Nail Styling is a must-have for anyone who wants their nails to look spectacular.
Featuring an exciting range of facts, games and activities - all based around England's capital city - this is a fun-packed book for any Londoner or anyone who just loves the Big Smoke!
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Throughout the brain-teasers that will keep you entertained are a race to return the Crown Jewels through a marvellous maze, a West End theatre word search and you'll even be able to discover which shop once used a cobra to guard an expensive pair of shoes!
Full of entertaining activities and London facts, this makes a brilliant gift.
This healthy-living book has fresh, fast and simple salads for every occasion. In it, you'll find ideas for vegetable, fruit, meat, poultry and seafood salads that require the minimum of effort but are packed with maximum flavour.
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With step-by-step instructions for 100 recipes inspired by countries all over the world, these can be used for main courses, side dishes and even fruity desserts.
The mouth-watering photography makes the salads even more tempting!
With the aftermath of the gunpowder plot, the plague and the division with Scotland, 1606 was a terrible year for England. It was also the year that William Shakespeare brought the tales of Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra and King Lear into the world.
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A follow-up to author James Shapiro's bestselling 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, 1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear traces the Bard's life and times from the autumn of 1605, when he took the old Elizabethan play The Chronicle History of King Leir and transformed it into his most searing tragedy, King Lear.
As he followed this up with two equally compelling works, the book - in a very accessible style - looks at how Shakespeare managed to create stories that identified the fault-lines and crises of that moment in time.
'The cheque's in the post.' 'I'm still at the office.' 'That looks great on you.'
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Based on the hit TV show Would I Lie to You?, this hilarious collection of the most common lies celebrates the fine art of the everyday fib.
With contributions from WILTY? regulars Rob Brydon, Lee Mack and David Mitchell, this is a laugh-out-loud book for anyone who has ever told a porky.
Presented in a beautiful gift box, this Words of a Feather porcelain travel mug features Elbert Hubbard's famous quote: 'A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you'.
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Economically friendly, it is dishwasher- and microwave-safe and even comes with a matching rubber lid so that you can ensure that your nice cuppa stays warm and delicious.
Box dimensions: 130mm x 150mm. Mug dimensions: 125 x 97mm
Capacity: 350ml (14oz)
A4 road atlas with popular lie-flat spiral binding features clear, detailed road mapping, at a scale of 3.2 miles to 1 inch (1:200,000) for England, Wales and Southern Scotland and at 4.2 miles to 1 inch (1:266,000) in Northern Scotland, with land height shown by attractive layer colouring. The atlas includes: * Route planning section including maps at a scale of 22 miles to 1 inch for long distance route planning, motorway services information and a handy distance calculator chart. * 26 urban area approach maps at a larger scale which clearly show the best routes through and into the busiest built-up-areas. * 64 street maps focused on town centres showing places of interest, car park locations and one-way streets. All the street maps are fully indexed. * Fully updated fixed speed camera sites with average speed camera locations clearly highlighted. All speed cameras show the speed limit. * Over 30 categories of places of interest including castles, theme parks, sports venues, universities, mountain bike trails and surfing beaches. * The top 1000 most visited places of interest are indexed with full postcodes to aid integration with satnav systems. * Easy to use, clear road maps at a scale of 3.2 miles to 1 inch (1:200,000) for England, Wales and Southern Scotland and at 4.2 miles to 1 inch (1:266,000) in Northern Scotland. This the ideal purchase for drivers, navigators and route planners who want the very best road atlas of Britain in an A4 format.
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WTPC 7 years +7 years +
One of the iconic characters from children's literature, A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh was first published in 1926 and continues to remain a favourite with children and families today.
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This slipcased collection includes four of the friendly bear's classic stories and all of the high-quality books feature E.H. Shepard's original illustrations in full colour.
As well as Pooh bear, the heart-warming stories feature other iconic characters including Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore and Christopher Robin. Each book is funny, imaginative and celebrates the joy of friendship.
A compelling portrait of both William Shakespeare and the history of London during his lifetime, this book reveals just how much the Bard's life was affected by the great city.
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From triumphs including the opening of the Globe playhouse in 1599 to the tragic lives of Shakespeare's contemporaries and the ever-present threat of riots, rebellions and even the plague, this book covers a fascinating era in London's history.
An acclaimed historian, Catharine Arnold also reveals how acting came of age during Shakespeare's lifetime. Using his own plays and contemporary sources, this is a unique and revealing insight into the development of both London and English theatre.
SBEN 13 years +13 years +
A girl meets one of the biggest boy bands in the world; a model has to make a bittersweet choice when her sister feels ill; and a TV talent show puts a huge strain on two best friends...
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Love Song finds Nina heading off on tour with the biggest band in the world, The Point. While there she realises there's far more to the pop band than just guitars and girls; The Look finds 15-year-old model Ted's sister falling ill and her having to decide what is more important - her modelling career or her family; and You Don't Know Me finds bandmates Sasha and Rose wowing the masses in a talent contest before being pitched against each other. Can their friendship survive?
In a pre-teen friendly style, Sophia Bennett tackles social and topical issues that affect her readers in a cool and stylish way.
As we all eagerly await the return of The Great British Bake Off, why not hone your baking skills with the help of 2015's hugely popular contestant, Martha Collison?
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Twist is a book that does what it says on the (baking) tin. It provides you with a host of fresh, creative and innovative ideas to reinvent your baking. Not only does Martha explain the secrets of sweet baking success - whether it's a cake, biscuit, dough or pastry - but she also reveals how to add delicious twists to traditional favourites. Who could resist a chocolate AND passionfruit layer cake?
With its contemporary design that combines easy-to-follow instructions, cool illustrations and mouth-watering photography, Martha shows you how to make one of her Favourites and then provides recipes that adapt this into something truly show-stopping. e.g. a vanilla cake can easily be transformed into a pink grapefruit drizzle cake (or gin and tonic drizzle cake, if you prefer) and vanilla cupcakes can be made into lemon cheesecake cupcakes.
Haynes' Manuals are renowned for answering every question people could have about an incredible vehicle - but how about if that vehicle was the Klingon Empire from Star Trek's formidable Bird of Prey starship?
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Featuring cutaway drawings, technical illustrations and photographs alongside details of the technology used on board the ship, every snippet of information in this book comes direct from seasoned Star Trek writers and is guaranteed to be correct.
A must-have for any Klingon commander!