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  • Handmade Gifts - Hardback - 9781409340072
    HGIF
    (2)
    • £3.99
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    With over 70 step-by-step ideas to make and create at home, Handmade Gifts covers all the popular crafts such as sewing, knitting, paper crafts, candle making and crochet, as well as making jam and baking.

    With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, there are ideas for every occasion including birthdays, seasonal gatherings, house-warmings and baby showers. There are also 20 technique lessons scattered throughout the book which will help you with casting on and off, embroidery stitches and melting soap.

    From handmade cards to crochet blankets and chocolate egg truffles, this is the perfect book for anyone who wants to give handmade presents!
  • Primrose Bakery Celebrations - Hardback - 9780224086912 - Martha Swift
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    Martha Swift
    • £5.99
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    This collection of brand new recipes from the talented bakers behind one of London's favourite cake shops, the Primrose Bakery, will help you create a range of cakes, cupcakes and treats to make every day a celebration with your friends and family. Learn how to throw Primrose-themed parties and follow the step-by-step illustrated guides to bake delicious and beautiful cakes for every age and any event, including sweet and savoury ideas, recipes for small children, and cocktail-laced cupcakes for grown-ups. Simple, tested and utterly delicious, each recipe has plenty of Primrose wit and even features brilliant ideas for how you can best decorate your creations. Perfect for parties and adding some sparkle to your everyday baking, this is a must-have book for avid cake-bakers from some of the best in the business.
  • Without the Calories: Quick and Easy - Paperback - 9781407249650 - Justine Pattison
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    Justine Pattison
    • £4.99
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    This delicious cookbook will help you enjoy tasty food for every meal of the day - and without having to worry about the calories!

    Without the Calories: Quick and Easy has recipes you can cook in next to no time at all, including a tasty Tex Mex Chicken Tart, Beef Stroganoff and a variety of soups!

    Written by bestselling recipe writer Justine Pattison, the book is full of '123 plans' and tips and ideas that will enhance your low-cal cooking experience. It's the cookbook for you if you're short on time and want to eat healthier!
  • River Cottage Gluten Free Cookbook - Hardback - 9781408858479 - Naomi Devlin
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    Naomi Devlin
    (1)
    • £7.99
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    Gluten is problematic for so many people (an estimated 1 in 100 people in the UK has coeliac disease), but it is also found in so many different foods.

    This cookbook - written by nutrition expert Naomi Devlin and with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's trusted River Cottage name behind it - contains over 120 inspiring recipes for those who want to cut out gluten without compromising on taste.

    Whether you're looking to cut out gluten or are cooking for a friend, you'll find recipes for breakfasts, bread, pastries, soups, salads, snacks, main meals and pudding - all of which will make you feel great!
  • The 1000 Dot to Dot Book: Wonders of the World - Paperback - 9781781573679
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    (2)
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    Embark on a journey through time and space with this large-format dot-to-dot book, full of the world's most-treasured heritage sites!

    With 1,000 dots to join in each design, they all take a satisfyingly long time to complete and include the likes of Stonehenge, the Grand Canyon and the Great Wall of China.

    All the designs have been created by acclaimed graphic artist Thomas Pavitte.
  • I Want to be Calm - Hardback - 9781742709321 - Harriet Griffey
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    Harriet Griffey
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    Taking the motto 'Small steps, big changes' as its mantra, following I Want to Be Calm's advice can help you escape the stress of day-to-day life and help keep you from feeling overwhelmed or anxious.

    It provides innovative and practical solutions that cover the connection between body and mind and also showcases breathing techniques and meditation techniques that can be used to help you integrate a degree of calm into your personal and professional relationships.

    A perfect book for anyone who wants to de-stress, refocus and achieve more with less effort.
  • Knitted Toys - Paperback - 9786059192156 - Tetyana Korobkova
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    Tetyana Korobkova
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    Learn how to knit 14 adorable toys in this cute book. Every one of them has a traditional theme (perhaps reminiscent of The Magic Roundabout) and would make a lovely gift for anyone you know.

    The techniques you'll need to use to knit together the toys are clearly explained and there are step-by-step photographs to show you exactly what you should be aiming for. There are also photos to show close-up details and the finished pieces.

    The projects range from quick and easy for intermediate knitters to more complex designs and include tiny teddies, cool children and so much more.
  • Veg It Up - Paperback - 9781742458861 - Women's Weekly
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    Women's Weekly
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    Vegetables are nutritious, delicious and their versatility means they should be the main part of every meal. This cookbook has recipes compiled by the Australian Women's Weekly.

    Perfect for anyone who is starting a veggie diet or looking to cut down on meat, these recipes are sure to delight anyone who eats them. Many could incorporate meat, but veggie alternatives are highlighted.

    By enjoying these recipes, you'll realise there are so many flavours to embrace without the need for meat.
  • Five Go Parenting - Hardback - 9781786482280 - Bruno Vincent
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    Bruno Vincent
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    Enid Blyton for Grown-ups is a hilarious parody 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?
  • Ella's Kitchen: The Easy Family Cookbook - Hardback - 9780600631859 - Ella's Kitchen
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    Ella's Kitchen
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    With recipes bursting with simple, natural ingredients, Ella's Kitchen's meals are very appealing to even the fussiest of babies and toddlers. This book has over 100 mouth-watering recipes that the whole family can enjoy together.

    Chapters are organised by mealtime and have been carefully developed to ensure that they are balanced and will delight both the little ones and the grown-ups who are sitting down for a family meal. From crunchy coconut and cranberry granola for breakfast to a dinner of wrapped-up salmon with veggie ribbons and a strawberry cloud treat, all of the recipes are delicious.

    This book reveals which meals are best to adapt for weaning babies; what kinds of food you should prepare when the children are having a play date; and the recipes that will keep warm for anyone who is late to the dinner table.
  • The Bee Book - Hardback - 9780241217429 - DK
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    DK
    • £5.99
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    Bees are not only beautiful, natural insects but they're also vital to human existence. From the experts at DK, The Bee Book celebrates their existence and provides an introduction to beekeeping.

    From their role in nature to how they impact our gardens and what they do in the hive, this book is full of fascinating facts like how a honey bee visits up to 1,000 flowers a day yet only produces one-twelfth of a teaspoon of honey in its entire lifetime.

    It also explains how the human race can support and benefit from bees' presence. It describes how intelligent they are and the important but turbulent role of a queen bee. It also includes recipes for home remedies and beauty treatments that make use of honey, wax and propolis. You can even learn how to create a bee 'hotel'.
  • Spark Joy - Paperback - 9781785041020 - Marie Kondo
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    Marie Kondo
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    The author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, Marie Kondo's KonMari method has already helped transform the lives of millions and in Spark Joy she provides a room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home.

    With line drawings that explain how to properly organise drawers, wardrobes, cupboards and cabinets, as well as Marie's unique folding method, this book shows you how to use her 'does it spark joy?' method to clear clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, wallets and other valuables.

    Encouraging you to focus on what you want to keep and not what you want to get rid of, this book will help you surround yourself with things you love - and decide on what you really need.

    Please note the format of this book was incorrectly advertised in our catalogue. This is a paperback edition.
  • Everyday Kitchen for Kids - Paperback - 9781909808041 - Jennifer Low
    EKFK 5 years +
    Jennifer Low
    5 years +
    (2)
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    In this follow-up to Kids Kitchen are 100 new recipes for both sweet and savoury dishes - and they've all been designed and developed with children in mind.

    None of the recipes use sharp knives or are cooked on the hob, meaning they're safer for children to cook themselves (with adult supervision, of course). Most of the recipes use measuring jugs and measuring spoons and there are photographs to help children know exactly what to aim for.

    It even has dishes for children with gluten intolerances and coeliac disease. Among the recipes that can be added to family meals are up-side down baked potatoes, every-flavour pork chops and cashew couscous, while there are also over 50 baked treats including fresh lemon cupcakes and rainy day banana bread.
  • Philip's Compact Road Atlas - Paperback - 9781849074650
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    This Philip's Road Atlas is the perfect size for keeping in your car and has large-scale, clear mapping (3 1/2 miles to 1 inch) to help you find your way to wherever you want to go.

    Covering the nation in detail, it's easy to read and will become an essential when you're planning your next trip away or heading off to somewhere you've never visited before...
  • Help Your Kids with Growing Up - Paperback - 9780241315279 - Robert Winston
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    Robert Winston
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    Professor, scientist, TV presenter and bestselling author Robert Winston provides a guide to growing up that will help you help your tweens tackle their route through puberty.

    From the menstrual cycle to sexting and cyber-bullying, this visual guide to adolescence is full of straightforward and unpatronising advice. It tackles key topics including sexuality and body image and offers advice on internet safety.

    The stunning graphics and illustrations help make these tricky topics far more accessible. This is a quick-reference guide that belongs on every family's bookshelf as children grow up...
  • I Quit Sugar: Kids' Cookbook - Paperback - 9781509843695 - Sarah Wilson
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    Sarah Wilson
    • £3.99
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    Make sugar-free cooking easier, less expensive and more creative with the help of Sarah Wilson in this cookbook geared towards children.

    The fabulous recipes are full of nutrition and flavour and kids won't even notice they're taking in less sugar. There are ideas for breakfast, party foods, easy lunches and so much more. There are even sugar-free cakes and ice creams.

    Sarah also draws on her extensive knowledge to present veggie recipes and sneaky yet delicious tricks that can help your children get more nutrition and so much more.
  • Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook - Hardback - 9780241286128 - Mary Berry
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    Mary Berry
    • £11.99
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    Mary Berry is the nation's favourite baker (and cook!) and this revised and updated edition of her classic cookbook is packed with over 650 recipes that will delight families across the nation. It's a great gift and an essential addition to any kitchen bookshelf.

    Showcasing a combination of traditional dishes, exotic flavours and typically tasty Mary Berry favourites, the dishes are accompanied by beautiful photography and there are ideas for soups, poultry, game, pies, desserts, cakes and vegetarian treats.

    From salmon roulade to prawn tacos and dairy-free lasagne, the recipes are suitable for all occasions and can be prepared by cooks of all abilities.
  • Tales from the Captain's Log - Hardback - 9781472948663 - The National Archives
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    The National Archives
    • £9.99
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    From Captain James Cook's notes of his discovery of the South Pacific and Australia to archive logs, diaries and letters that cover naval battles including Trafalgar and Waterloo, this fantastically presented book provides a glimpse into history's greatest nautical voyages.

    From the National Archives, the commanders' journals cover everything from exploring unknown lands to engaging in war and general trade and provide breathtaking descriptions of all the incredible things these seafarers saw on their travels.

    Armchair historians will find accounts of attempts to stop piracy in the Caribbean, notes about newly discovered exotic plants and animals and medical reports of those who sailed. This keepsake book also features maps, drawings and facsimile documents that were found alongside the logs in the archives.
  • Crocheted Throws and Wraps - Paperback - 9781782494867 - Melody Griffiths
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    Melody Griffiths
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    This book is bursting with ideas for warm, beautiful and special throws and wraps that you can crochet by yourself. Among the other items featured are blankets, throws and coverlets.

    There is a comprehensive techniques section so you can master the art of crochet and these are followed by instructions for easy-to-follow patterns. The styles range from 'vintage' to 'around the world' and can be displayed in a variety of stunning colours.

    Suitable for all levels of crocheter, every one of the 25 projects is beautiful and there are even 10 extra ideas for smaller items including bed covers and pillows.
  • Three Ingredient Baking - Paperback - 9780718184797 - Sarah Rainey
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    Sarah Rainey
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    Someone (Bob Dorough, but you may be more familiar with the De La Soul version) once sang that three is the magic number and this book proves that statement to be true. It's packed with recipes for cakes, breads, biscuits and desserts that only use three ingredients each!

    Three-ingredient baking is so popular right now with YouTube videos racking up millions of views and this book helps you make the most of it. Each recipe only has three ingredients - there are not even any seasonings or hidden extras.

    Suitable for bakers of all levels, every treat is fast, convenient and easy to make and among the 100 recipes are an almost-instant Christmas cake, banana bread baked in a slow cooker, muffins made from ginger beer and bread conjured from ice cream (!).
  • Press Here! Reflexology for Beginners - Hardback - 9780857626035
    REFL
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    This contemporary introduction to the ancient practice of reflexology is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about the non-invasive nature of holistic healing.

    Reflexology brings the body into a state of deep relaxation where healing can take place. By applying pressure with your thumbs and fingers to specific parts of the feet, you will be able to bring relief to the corresponding part of the body.

    This book will help you understand where to find the reflex point on your foot and where this relates to on your body, as well as showing you how to apply the correct pressure technique. The double-page spreads make make it easier to find reflex points. By following these tips, you can relieve pain, alleviate stress, reduce anxiety, prevent ailments and improve vitality.
  • The Little Book of Lykke - Hardback - 9780241302019 - Meik Wiking
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    Meik Wiking
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    Meik Weiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute and the author of The Little Book of Hygge, wants to introduce you to lykke (pronounced 'luu-kah) - a Danish term that translates as happiness.

    Denmark is often regarded as one of the world's happiest countries and it's easy to see why: they have equal parental leave for men and women, free higher education and even burn more candles per household than anywhere else in the world.

    Meik explains how we can learn so much from the Danes' way of life but also talks about how about how the keys to happiness are buried all around the world. From how we spend our time to the way we chat with neighbours and even cook dinner, he reveals how every little thing has an impact on our happiness - and how we can learn from the world's happiest nations.
  • Great British Cars - Hardback - 9781849539289 - Stephen Barnett
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    Stephen Barnett
    • £3.99
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    This delightful book will take any car enthusiast on a nostalgic road trip back in time to the 1950s and 1970s - a time often regarded as the golden age of motoring.

    Featuring illustrated images and descriptions of cars including the Ford Zephyr, Hillman Imp, Triumph Herald, Ford Capri, Vauxhall Viva and, of course, the Morris Minor 1000, this book celebrates cars that are now not often seen on our roads as well as those that have stood the test of time.
  • 1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over - Hardback - 9780571339105 - James Harkin
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    James Harkin
    • £3.99
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    Iceland has more volcanoes than footballers.
    Cholesterol is good for you.
    Camels gave humans the common cold.
    These three facts are joined by 1,420 more in the latest book inspired by the popular BBC show, QI.

    Presented in a gift hardback style, the nuggets of information from the QI Elves are sure to make your jaw drop and are great for sharing with all your friends and inspiring conversations.

    One of our favourites is the fact that John Bercow MP, speaker of the Commons, has a cat called Order.