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Entertainment Books

  • TABC
    Billy Connolly
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    In this companion to the hit TV series Tracks Across America, Billy Connolly travels the United States via some of the nation's greatest railroads.

    With a clear love for the nation shining through, Billy describes his experiences with great insight and humour. Travelling on the railroads that built the country, he heads from Chicago to California (the route the first European settlers undertook) before heading south and eastwards through Arizona, Alabama and ending in New York.

    In a journey of over 6,000 miles and 26 states, Billy introduces a number of US residents who have seen so many things and are more than happy to provide an insight into their lives and the pride they share in their homeland.
  • SWYY
    • £6.99
    • RRP £30.00
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    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars arrived in cinemas and since then it's become a global phenomenon spanning toys, books, comics, TV series, games and so much more.

    This illustrated book from DK provides a unique timeline of Star Wars from when A New Hope arrived in cinemas in 1977. Looking at the impact of the series on popular culture on a decade-by-decade, year-by-year and month-by-month basis, this is a must for anyone obsessed by the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Kylo Ren and Poe Dameron.

    The book includes a foreword from the saga's creator, George Lucas and features content based on The Force Awakens, as well as the ongoing animated TV series Star Wars Rebels. There are also sneak peeks at the Star Wars-themed lands coming to Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California.
  • HPCH
    Jody Revenson
    • £14.99
    • RRP £24.99
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    Calling all Muggles!

    Head off to Hogwarts and learn all about your favourite characters from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with this keepsake coffee table book. Covering the likes of Harry, Ron and Hermione, the book features concept art from the films and also offers behind-the-scenes imagery and stills from the record-breaking films.

    Other iconic characters including Dobby, Mad-Eye Moody and Dolores Umbridge are also featured and have profiles explaining what they got up to throughout the whole saga. This character overview will fascinate fans of Harry Potter and is great for dipping in and out of. It's full of some truly magical information.
  • AZOP
    Alexander Armstrong
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Delve into the world of Pointless with this brilliant bumper book of over 120 new quiz questions, facts and musings from the lovable presenters Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman.

    Sure to have the whole family wracking their brains, the book is interspersed with general knowledge trivia, witty facts and longer stand-up style pieces musing on everything from aardvarks to zeppelins...

    Witty and beautifully illustrated, this exciting new Pointless book is the perfect festive treat for fans of the BBC show.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Ultimate Guide to the Cosmic Outlaws - Hardback - 9780241286173 - Nick Jones
    GGCO
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.99
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    The Guardians of the Galaxy are grooving their way back on to the big screen and this book will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the amazing Marvel characters' colourful history.

    Covering the cosmic outlaws' various incarnations on a decade-by-decade basis since their first appearance in 1969, this book looks at the key characters like Star-Lord, Rocket Raccoon and Groot, their foes and all the key storylines.

    It also covers their allies including Captain America and The Thing and the various intergalactic locations the lovable rag-tag group visit.
  • SWAE 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.99
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    Have you ever wondered who cleans the floor of the Death Star?

    With The Force Awakens breaking all kinds of records, Jedis of all ages will be swotting up on their Star Wars knowledge and this book contains everything you need - from quirky facts to movie-making trivia, photographs and much, much more.

    A book that will tell you the answers to the many questions you have about a galaxy far, far away.
  • MBOL
    Nick Harper
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    For those about to rock (and read), this addictive and distinctive book will reveal a whole host of trivia about guitar music.

    Ever since their amps arrived on the stage in 1962, Marshall has been one of the go-to manufacturers for the world's greatest bands and this book collects together thousands of facts and figures about bands ranging from The Ramones and Iron Maiden to today's top acts.

    Very well researched and complemented by eye-catching illustrations, this is a must for any music lover. Among the things you'll be able to find out are the loudest band of all time, the bands responsible for the longest guitar solos and some of the most famous songs to have been banned from the airwaves.
  • HLMY
    • £9.99
    • RRP £25.00
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    Ever since Halo: Combat Evolved was released on the XBox in 2001, the shoot-em up has gone from strength to strength and is surely one of the most iconic and influential computer games of all time.

    Fully endorsed by 343 Studios and full of eye-catching artwork, this stunning gift book is the comprehensive and authoritative guide to the Halo universe and it covers the entire canon, including games, books, comics, film and television.

    It contains the timeline of the Halo universe and charts humanity's battles against the alien forces of the Covenant, Forerunners and the Flood.
  • Marvel: The Ultimate Superhero Collection - Collection - 9780241278642
    UMSC
    • £9.99
    • RRP £26.97
    • Save £16.98
    • Just £3.33 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!
  • Only Fools & Horses: The Peckham Archives - Hardback - 9781849909242 - Rod Green
    ONFH
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    A British institution, Only Fools and Horses remains one of the most popular sitcoms of all time and the misadventures of Del and Rodney continue to entertain, no matter how many times you have rewatch the classic episodes.

    This illustrated celebration of the series will transport you right into the brothers' flat in Nelson Mandela House and help you discover more about their beloved Peckham. It features the Trotters' family tree, paperwork from Rodney's school days, snapshots from family holidays and even the first chapter of Rodders' novel.

    A great gift for anyone who loves the series, the book contains never-before-seen memorabilia.
  • James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters - Paperback - 9780241237984 - DK
    JBMP
    (1)
    • £8.99
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    Fully updated and presented in a paperback format, James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters is a lavish film-by-film guide that boasts the most impressive visual collection of James Bond movie posters to date.

    Including Skyfall and Spectre, this book features a host of rare and sought-after posters as well as spectacular, unused concept artwork, unique teasers and lobby cards from virtually every country where Bond movies have screened.

    A celebration of cinema's most famous spy, this book will make the perfect gift for any 007 fan that you know.
  • SWLO
    • £9.99
    • RRP £30.00
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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.
  • MAVD
    Thomas Pavitte
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Inspired by classic Marvel comic book artwork, this massive dot-to-dot book features images of the world's greatest superheroes for you to put together.

    There are 20 complex and intricate puzzles to complete and they feature Avengers including Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow and Thor. Once you have joined the dots, you can colour in the scene and display it proudly on your wall for all to see.

    Illustrated by Book People favourite and bestselling dot-to-dot artist Thomas Pavitte, this will provide hours of super fun for superhero fans.

    Please note this book is targeted at teens and adults. The dots in the puzzles are extremely intricate.
  • SWGC
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.99
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    The Star Wars saga has brought us some of the most iconic and colourful film characters and locations of all time. Now you have the chance to add your own style to various images from a galaxy far, far away with this incredible colouring book

    An activity that has been proven to help all ages relax and find mindfulness, you'll find your worries drifting away as you use your pencils or marker pens to explore the Empire and visit the Rebel Alliance.

    There are also images of many favourite characters for you to decorate, including Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Boba Fett. Why not recreate their costumes or add your own personal twist?
  • MUCG
    • £4.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Avengers fans... assemble!

    Featuring all the favourite characters from the Marvel universe, this extensive book provides profiles of over 225 superheroes, their friends and their foes.

    From Avengers including Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the Incredible Hulk to villains like Red Skull, Loki and Thanos, you'll get to discover facts and stats about each character and their history and powers.

    The book even comes with collector cards of the famous heroes and a pull-out poster!
  • Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art - Hardback - 9781409347514
    MCCA
    • £12.99
    • RRP £35.00
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    From Spider-Man to Iron Man and his fellow Avengers, Marvel has brought us some of the world's mightiest superheroes - and this super hardback features them all in the best comic book covers you'll ever see...

    Looking back over 75 years of Marvel Comics, it's packed with bold cover illustrations of the famous heroes and their foes as they battle for good against evil. The book also takes a behind-the-scenes look to look at the process involved in creating such iconic artwork.

    Providing a comprehensive insight into the visual history of Marvel Comics, there are also little-known facts about Marvel's history and the talented artists and comic creators throughout including Jack Kirby and Mr. Marvel himself, Stan Lee.
  • GCRJ
    Rt Hon Michael Portillo
    • £3.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    All aboard and get ready to explore some of Europe's finest journeys by train in Great Continental Railway Journeys, a beautiful tie-in book to the hit BBC series presented by Michael Portillo.

    Lavishly illustrated, the book captures the beauty and excitement of journeying across the continent by train and also looks at the engineering feats which made the journeys possible and so famous.

    From London to Paris, Copenhagen, Berlin, Rome, Budapest and all the way down to Jerusalem, this is a celebration of both trains and the vibrancy of Europe.
  • DCCE
    • £9.99
    • RRP £30.00
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    Over the past 12 months we have seen Batman and Superman facing up to each other and the Suicide Squad causing all sort of havoc... 2017 will see Wonder Woman and the Justice League appear on the big screen and if you want to find out more about these iconic DC Comics characters, this encyclopedia is essential.

    Featuring original comic artwork, this book features over 1,200 characters including heroes, villains, friends and foes. There are features on the characters' most famous clashes and romantic encounters, while their famous vehicles and weaponry are also featured.

    DC Comics has been entertaining the masses for over 75 years and this fully up-to-date book is lavishly illustrated and packed with facts any fan will love to pore over.
  • TSFM
    Nic Compton
    • £4.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    The only official companion to BBC Radio 4's Shipping Forecast, this miscellany reveals how the likes of North Utsire and South Utsire got their names and a history of the broadcast.

    Featuring poems, parodies and covering the most important and key moments the forecast has seen, it is wonderfully evocative and will delight anyone who tunes into the forecast.

    A lovely gift for fans who tune in daily of those insomniacs, daydreamers and seafarers who value its importance.
  • GOGG
    Gogglebox
    • £3.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    You've watched them discussing the week's TV on the hit show Gogglebox, now read about what the Goggleboxers have to say about their favourite shows in this brilliant official companion.

    Not only do the likes of Leon and June, Sandra and Sandy and the Moffatts look back at the biggest moments in TV during 2015, but for the first time they also reveal their favourite telly moments of all time - ranging from the moon landings to the wedding of Charles and Diana.

    From Antiques Roadshow to Z-Cars, this is an irresistible A-Z guide to the world of Gogglebox and television. Alongside the Goggleboxers' wit and wisdom, you can also devour TV facts, take advantage of their food and drink tips and play #goggleboxbingo.
  • DRTC
    Stephen McGann
    • £7.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    One of the BBC's most popular shows, this informative book provides Call the Midwife fans with a nostalgic diary and social history narrative of what life was like for the real-life Doctor Turner.

    Cases portrayed in the series are discussed by Stephen McGann (the actor that plays him) and there are plenty of facts to pore over about our healthcare service and the treatments that were available during the War. From childbirths to polio, meningitis and measles, all the conditions have been depicted on the drama in meticulous detail and this book reveals how local doctors dealt with the cases.

    Stephen has an MA in medical studies, which adds extra integrity to his notes and the beautiful hardback is presented in hardback. It features full-colour stills from the show and an introduction from its creator and award-winning writer, Heidi Thomas.
  • The Great Pottery Throw Down - Hardback - 9781911216421 - Elizabeth Wilhide
    GPTD
    Elizabeth Wilhide
    • £3.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    With evening classes being oversubscribed all over the country, pottery is quickly becoming the nation's favourite hobby - thanks, in part, to BBC Two's hit series, The Great Pottery Throw Down.

    This companion book provides a complete introduction to ceramic art and its craft, manufacture, history and culture. It reveals how the history of pottery runs parallel to the evolution of mankind and how it's played such a key role in everything from terracotta warriors to home furniture.

    Its narrative will tell you jaw-dropping details about the materials, processes and skills involved in making pottery and is full of striking photographs and illustrations.
  • DWHN
    Justin Richards
    • £14.99
    • RRP £35.00
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    Calling all Whovians! This compendium will take you on a journey through time and space without having to enter the TARDIS.

    A never-before-seen history, this definitive guide is packed with full-colour illustrations, maps, charts and photography from the long-running BBC show. It features the uprisings, wars and battles that the Doctor has seen and explains how the history of the planets Gallifrey, Skaro, Mars and Sontar have affected him.

    Beautifully presented, this book also provides a glimpse into the untold histories of other planets and lifeforms as they have interacted with humanity. Many of these creatures will have had you hiding behind the sofa including the Daleks, Cybermen and the Weeping Angels.
  • TSTB
    DK
    • £6.99
    • RRP £16.99
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    Boldly go where no one has gone before and explore several centuries of intergalactic history with The Star Trek Book.

    This hugely detailed book covers all the films and TV series based around the Starship Enterprise and will reveal many facts about the popular, long-running franchise. Ever wondered who the first captain of the ship was? How about the galactic quadrant in which planet Earth was located? You'll find all the answers in here.

    Star Trek Beyond will be in cinemas this summer so now is the perfect time for any potential Trekkie to learn about the incredible heroes, villains and worlds. Ideal for long-term fans as well, the book is packed with visuals, graphics and quotes from the past 50 years of Star Trek!