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The best entertainment books provide a behind-the-scenes look at all your favourite films, TV shows and celebrity's lives. Our books on entertainment include something for every taste, including a hand-picked selection for music lovers.

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The best entertainment books provide a behind-the-scenes look at all your favourite films, TV shows and celebrity's lives. Our books on entertainment include something for every taste, including a hand-picked selection for music lovers.

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    Marvel: The Ultimate Superhero Collection (Collection)

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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!
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    Star Wars: Drawing Manual (Paperback)

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    With its detailed, step-by-step illustration projects, this drawing manual gives Star Wars fans of all ages the chance to draw their favourite ships and other vehicles from the Star Wars universe.

    Ideal for budding engineers, all you have to do is follow each instruction and you'll soon see some amazing spaceships and vehicles appear. Each one is also accompanied by some very fun facts.
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    Blue Planet II (Hardback)

    James Honeyborne

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    Head beneath the waves and discover all about life under the sea with this hardback Blue Planet II book, a companion to the BBC's sequel to 2001's incredible nature series.

    The ocean is full of mysteries and this book explains how its life has changed dramatically over the past decade, with new species, behaviours and habitats being discovered all the time. This book is full of breathtaking photographs and stills from the show and brings to life the different parts of the ocean.

    From voyages of migration that show how the oceans are connected to the coral reeds and arctic ice communities that thrive and the shorelines that throw up challenges for their residents, this is a beautiful book for any nature lover. It also has a final chapter dedicated to the science and technology that was used in the making of the show.
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    Star Wars Character Encyclopedia (Hardback)

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    Fully up to date so it includes the likes of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron from The Force Awakens, this Star Wars Character Encyclopedia covers over 220 heroes, villains, droids and creatures from a galaxy far, far away.

    Presented in an A-Z format, the book provides a full-page spread for each character and provides a brief biography as well as a data file which includes their hometown (or manufacturer!) and affiliations. It also reveals which films you can see the characters in and if they appeared in the Clone Wars.

    Full of out-of-this-world facts about the new favourites and the classic characters including Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Chewbacca, this is a sensational book for Star Wars fans!
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    University Challenge (Hardback)

    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'!
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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay (Hardback)

    JK Rowling

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    The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film starring Eddie Redmayne was a magical treat that followed Newt Scamander all the way to New York City.

    In its sequel, The Crimes of Grindelwald, the Magizoologist makes his way back to Hogwarts for a meeting with Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) and then over to Paris as Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) starts to gather followers for his dark uprising...

    Assisted by sisters Tina (Katherine Waterston) and Queenie (Alison Sudol) Goldstein and No-Maj Jacob Kowalski, Newt has to help Dumbledore stop Grindelwald before it's too late. This book contains J.K. Rowling's original screenplay for the new film and features stunning line art by MinaLima. It lets Muggles of all ages know what happened in the Wizarding World in the time before Harry Potter...

    Please note this is a spellbinding screenplay, not a fiction adaptation.
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    Dynasties: The Rise and Fall of Animal Families (Hardback)

    Stephen Moss

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    Tying in with the popular nature documentary from the BBC (narrated by David Attenborough, no less), Dynasties is a beautiful and immersive coffee table book that offers a detailed overview of the rise and fall of animal families.

    This keepsake hardback is packed with evocative photographs that help you get closer to the natural world - from penguins huddling together to keep warm to lions hunting as a pride. Stephen Moss' informative text also offers an astonishing account of these creatures' social lives.

    Chapters focus on the marsh lions of the Masai Mara, African hunting dogs, tigers and their newborn cubs, chimpanzee troops and penguin colonies. This book reveals how animals grow up and play together and how this evolves into rivalries and challenges for control.
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    DC Comics Absolutely Everything You Need To Know (Hardback)

    Liz Marsham

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    From Aqua Man to Shazam and Harley Quinn to Batman, DC Comics have created some of the world's greatest superheroes.

    Packed with original artwork, this hardback comic book compendium is full of facts, info and trivia about the heroes and their foes. It covers 80 years and reveals everything from Aquaman's greatest secrets to Superman's strangest powers.

    This huge hardback also profiles some of the imaginative worlds, including Arkham Asylum, Atlantis and Krypton, that have been created by DC Comics writers and illustrators. It also reveals incredible facts... Did you know there are actually several hidden Batcaves around Gotham City or that he once donned a rainbow-coloured suit?
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    Star Wars: Complete Locations (Hardback)

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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.
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    Should I Stay Or Should I Go? (Hardback)

    James Ball

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    Are friends electric?
    How soon is now?
    Who let the dogs out?

    Should I Stay or Should I Go? is a witty book that reveals literal answers to the questions posed in a number of classic pop songs.

    Written by award-winning journalist James Ball, this dip-in book will tell you how much the doggy in the window (yes, the one with the waggly tail) costs and what becomes of the broken hearted.

    Sure to delight any pop picker who has a love of all things music and fans of novels like High Fidelity, this definitive book reveals how pop music is the key to life and everything we hold dear. Now, is there life on Mars?
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    James Martin's French Adventure (Hardback)

    James Martin

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    In James Martin's latest television series, the popular chef journeys through the whole of France (in Keith Floyd's classic Citroen 2CV) sampling the finest delicacies the country has to offer.

    This tie-in cookbook will show you how to make 80 of the mouth-watering recipes he picked up on his travels. He's even added his own special twist to some of the dishes.

    All simple to prepare and accompanied by stunning photography, among the highlights are duck rillettes with fig and peach chutney, scallops Saint Jacques with champagne sauce and, for those with a sweet tooth, a pear and rosemary tarte tatin.
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    Star Wars Be More Vader (Hardback)

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    Embrace your destiny with the Dark Side and move from apprentice to master by following the assertive advice of Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine and Supreme Leader Snoke.

    From negotiating workplace issues to gaining a promotion and managing difficult employees, you can find inspiration from the so-called baddies of the Star Wars universe. If you're in a difficult situation, simply ask 'What would Vader do?'

    The perfect gift for colleagues and friends alike, Star Wars: Be More Vader is a tongue-in-cheek guide on how to advance your career. It features photographs of favourite moments from the Star Wars series alongside hilarious - and useful - advice and quotes about being assertive.
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    A Celebration of David Attenborough: The Activity Book (Paperback)

    Nathan Joyce

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    David Attenborough is a national treasure, so what better way to while away the hours then by getting stuck into a whole host of fun and silly activities inspired by the world's favourite naturalist?

    You can enjoy guessing the animal from David's description, designing an Attenborough coat of arms and even partake in a drinking game inspired by his actions.

    As well as games and activities, this book includes fun facts about the man and even features a self-help guide titled 'What would Attenborough do?'
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    Star Wars Millennium Falcon Book and Mega Model (Hardback)

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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.
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    Are You Smarter Than Your Kid? (Hardback)

    Wall to Wall Media Limited

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    Based on Pointless star Richard Osman's popular TV show Child Genius, this fun and challenging quiz book is great for the whole family.

    Go head to head with your children to find out who has what it takes to get through the nerve-wracking and tough mental combat required to win the quiz!

    This book is packed with a variety of questions to test everything from spelling and comprehension to logic and reasoning. In addition, pages include handy 'did you know' boxes to help you learn memory tricks, control your nerves and spot Mensa's 17 signs of a child genius.
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    Ukulele for Beginners (Paperback)

    Will Grove-White

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    Learn how to play the ukulele with this step-by-step guide. Written by Will Grove-White, a member of the world-renowned Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, it's clearly written and full of illustrations that make learning the instrument easy.

    A perfect first instrument, this book will come in handy for both children and adults and you don't need any prior knowledge of playing music to master it! It introduces the chords and has tips and tricks for writing your own songs. It covers simple and advanced strumming techniques and has songs to play along to online. It even shows you how to play the ukulele in a group!

    It also comes with a pull-out comprehensive chord dictionary, biographies of the greatest uke players of all time and a history of the instrument, including revelations about Jimi Hendrix, Neil Armstrong and Elvis Presley.
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    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Magical Adventure Colouring Book (Paperback)

    HarperCollins

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    Prepare to be transported back to J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. This film tie-in colouring book features some of the most iconic scenes from the latest film from the Wizarding World starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston and Jude Law.

    From Hogwarts to MACUSA and Paris, this interactive book offers a colouring adventure through the latest story and features characters, locations and beasts from the film including Newt Scamander, Tina and Queenie Goldstein and Jacob Kowalski.

    This book even includes a special poster that unfolds into a giant colouring page.
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    The Crystal Maze Challenge (Hardback)

    Neale Simpson

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    With Richard Ayoade taking over the role of Maze Master, this year's reboot of The Crystal Maze has been a huge success and now you can join in the fun at home with this brilliant challenge book.

    Packed full of over 100 new games, puzzles, mind-benders and riddles inspired by the four incredible zones - Aztec, Industrial, Future and Medieval - this is a brain-teasing book that provides fun for all the family.

    From leaping around your living room without touching the floor to completing treasure hunts around the house and then, of course, heading to the Crystal Dome ('will you start the fans please?'), this is a great test of all your skills, mental and physical abilities.
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    Ed Sheeran: Memories we made (Hardback)

    Christie Goodwin

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    Ed Sheeran is the world's biggest pop star right now and this book showcases images from a 10-year collaboration between 'The A-Team', 'Shape of You' and 'Galway Girl' singer and photographer Christie Goodwin.

    Christie first photographed Ed when he was a young busker in 2008 and in the decade since, he has played to thousands upon thousands of fans in stadiums and festivals all over the world. This book contains intimate and unseen photographs of Ed in action from all over this time.

    It features a foreword and photo captions from Ed's father, John Sheeran and will delight anyone who is fascinated by the singer-songwriter's hugely successful career.
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    Star Wars Felties (Paperback)

    Aimee Ray

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    Felting has never been more popular so what better introduction to this cool craft than with the famous characters from a galaxy far, far away?

    This kit includes a book with step-by-step instructions and all the materials and die-cut templates you need to make felt versions of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, Han Solo, Wicket the Ewok, Yoda, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, C-3PO, R2-D2 and Boba Fett.

    The felt is presented in fantastic colours and stuffing and an embroidery needle are also included. We have a good feeling you'll enjoy making these out-of-this-world favourites.
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    How to Build a Universe (Hardback)

    Brian Cox

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    Inspired by their hit Radio 4 series The Infinite Monkey Cage, Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince's How to Build a Universe provides readers with an eye-opening journey through the grand and bizarre ideas that have been conjured up by the imaginations of humans.

    From dark matter to consciousness, the very brainy duo take the musings of the great and the good of British science and look into how these theories and ideas have come about. This book provides an insight into the multi-faceted subjects involved in building a universe, and it's all backed up by quotes from leading scientists and comedians including Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Fry.

    Sometimes silly, sometimes mind-blowing and occasionally facetious, this is the perfect book for fans of the irreverent show and anyone who wants to have their minds blown by the wonders of science.
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    Disney Frozen Crochet (Paperback)

    Kati Galusz

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    Learn how to crochet 12 cool characters from Arendelle - including Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf - with this cute craft set. It comes with all the materials you need to make Anna and Elsa.

    Each project has step-by-step photographic instructions and is so fun to make. This is a great gift for Disney fans and the finished projects are sure to melt your heart.

    Making these crocheted characters is the perfect way to prepare for Frozen 2 in November, 2019!
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    Klingon Bird of Prey - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual (Hardback)

    Rick Sternbach

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    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?

    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!
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    In My Life - Alan Johnson (Hardback)

    Alan Johnson

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    Former home secretary Alan Johnson celebrates his love of music in this marvellously entertaining memoir.

    He recalls first hearing Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly's True Love on the radio as a child in the 1950s and how this led to a lifelong passion. He fondly remembers humming Elvis Costello's Watching the Detectives while working as a postman and celebrates his love of artists ranging from Lonnie Donegan and The Beatles to David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen.

    A great read for music lovers and those who are interested in politics, this book lets you discover more about Alan Johnson the man while also transporting you back to a world of jukeboxes full of unashamedly romantic love songs and heartbreaking ballads.
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Within our brilliant entertainment books we have something for everyone. We have a great range of film & TV books for those who love the big and small screen, exciting music books for musicians and music fans alike and theatre books for those that can't get enough of anything performed on a stage.

Amazing music books

In our range of books on entertainment, we have books some amazing books all about music, from classical to contemporary, from the basics of rhythm to the stories of music legends.

Exciting film & TV books

Whatever films or TV shows you like, whether popular new shows from the small screen or much-loved classics from the big screen, we have the best entertainment books for all film and TV fans, old and young.

Thrilling theatre books

If you love theatre, dance or the performing arts then you can discover all there is to know about these forms of entertainment in our theatre books.