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  • SLOD

    The Secret Language of Dogs (Paperback)

    Victoria Stilwell

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    World-renowned trainer and It's Me or the Dog star Victoria Stilwell explains how to interpret and 'speak' the secret language of dogs in this handy manual.

    It's a guide to understanding your dog, communicating effectively, strengthening your bond and helping the pup learn so that they can navigate the human world with ease. You'll learn what different tail wags mean and what different tones of barking mean.

    This invaluable book also reveals how dogs perceive human faces and how they can feel a wide range of emotions. It's filled with instructive illustrations and full-colour photographs to help you decode exactly what your dog wants.

    Why should you buy this book? It's a comprehensive guide to decoding what your dog really wants and is packed with woof-derful photographs.
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  • TTGA

    The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton (Hardback)

    Anstey Harris

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    Anstey Harris' The Truths and Triumphs of Grace Atherton is a feel-good novel that will delight fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine and The Keeper of Lost Things.

    It follows Grace as she recovers from huge heartbreak in the most uplifting way. Grace had been with David for eight years and was blissfully happy running a violin shop. However, Grace had secrets and one act flips her life completely...

    While at her lowest ebb, Grace meets a straight-talking teenager and vivacious old man who make her realise she is not alone in the world and things can only get better...
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  • PGRL

    The Perfect Girlfriend (Hardback)

    Karen Hamilton

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    Fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and Anatomy of a Scandal will find this psychological thriller from debut author Karen Hamilton utterly compelling. It's a twisted love story that will have you racing through the pages.

    Juliette is an intelligent and driven woman who finds herself falling in love with Nate. However, when they break up she decides to do anything to win him back - including becoming a flight attendant for his airline. Juliette knows they are meant to be and is willing to do anything to prove this.

    But true love hurts - and Juliette's obsession is going to bring about even more pain...
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  • SPCR 8 years +

    Space Race (Hardback)

    Ben Hubbard

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    We're celebrating 50 years since mankind first set foot on the moon in 2019 and this interactive book gives children the chance to experience the history of space exploration in style.

    Just download the app on a smartphone and then explore augmented reality visuals of the Apollo 11 lunar module, the ISS Space Station and the Curiosity Mars rover in close-up 3D. There are also videos of key moments from history and real-life footage from the NASA archives to relive again and again e.g. Neil Armstrong's 'one small step'.

    This is a rich and immersive book that covers the story of space exploration from the 1940s all the way through to the modern day and beyond. Learn when satellites were first sent into orbit; all about the Space Race; and about what comes next - including public space travel and missions to Mars!
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  • TINT

    The Tin & Traybake Cookbook (Paperback)

    Sam Gates

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    Learn how to cook delicious and unpretentious food in a tin with this handy cookbook.

    It proves that tins can be used for so much more than baking and Sunday roasts. Use a chocolate brownie tin to make sweetly spiced roast chicken with chorizo or a simple loaf tin to make berry ripple ice cream. Other treats include a square tin chicken, bacon and spinach lasagne and sushi cupcakes made in a muffin tin.

    By cooking using tins, you can make more space in your home and save on the washing up. The delicious treats also include risottos, gratin and almond and blueberry bars.
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  • ROBT 9 years +

    Robot (Hardback)

    DK

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    Meet the machines of the future in this brilliant book from DK. Written specially for children, it explains how robots work and how they are made and provides an overview of artificial intelligence throughout history.

    From mechanical automata to modern-day androids and animal robots, it reveals how robots are playing an increasingly evolving part in our large lives and how they can range from food packers to drones used in battle.

    Showcasing over 100 robots, this book is full of tech panels about their design, production and capabilities and the final chapter looks at what will happen next...
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  • HLPM

    Help Me (Hardback)

    Marianne Power

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    Praised by Fearne Cotton and Jessie Burton, Marianne Power's Help me is the humorous and moving story of the journalist's quest to live according to the rules she found in her self-help books.

    Marianne decided to test one book a month for a year to see if following the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and embracing the Power of Now really dig have a significant and positive impact on her mental health. What began as a clever and fun experiment soon evolves into something much more poignant...

    This is a deeply personal, witty and moving book about one woman's journey of redemption - and it's one that can also inspire you to find happiness.

    For fans of authors like Matt Haig, Bryony Gordon, Danny Wallace
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  • GWOR 7 years +

    National Trust: Go Wild on the River (Hardback)

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    Learn what to pack, how to build your own raft and how to spot river animals and wildlife with this pocked-sized adventure guide from the experts at The National Trust.

    Also revealing how to catch a fish, this book is packed with fun games to play on and around a river and provides essential tips on staying safe. It also tells children what they should do if an emergency was to occur.
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  • BLLM Toddlers

    The Big Lion and the Little Mouse (Other)

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    With its shaped cover, this charming board book retells the much-loved story of the lion and the mouse.

    With tactile flip-and-see pages and beautiful illustrations, this colourful book is the perfect introduction to Aesop's Fables for little ones.

    Young readers will love learning the moral behind the text in this appealing book.
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  • OTOW 5 years +

    Giant Adventures: On the Trail of the Whale (Hardback)

    Camilla De la Bedoyere

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    This large-format hardback will tell your little undersea explorer everything they want to know about the creatures that live under the sea.

    Otto the Octopus has lost his best friend Hula and is need of some help. Children have to follow the clues, complete the activities and tick off the checklist of animals they spot along the way.

    This is a lovely interactive book for little nature lovers.
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  • HSPI

    Haynes Supermarine Spitfire Owners' Workshop Manual (Hardback)

    Dr. Alfred Price

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    This Haynes Manual will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the Royal Air Force's Supermarine Spitfire.

    The informative book reveals what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire, while also giving a fascinating glimpse into the engineering and construction work behind such an incredible aircraft.

    Celebrate the centenary of the RAF with this detailed book. Its information is based around the Spitfire MK IX at RAF Coningsby.
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  • HELH 3 years +

    Hello, Horse (Hardback)

    Vivian French

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    This is a warm and witty introduction to horses from author Vivian French and illustrator Catherine Rayner.

    Shannon is a friendly bay mare and she will help build up the confidence of children who are unfamiliar or nervous of these magnificent animals.

    Based on Vivian's personal experiences of horse riding, this book outlines horses' behavioural traits and how they thrive on company and companionship. It also includes facts and practical tips on a number of pages - including the best way to feed a horse a carrot.
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  • TLPG Toddlers

    This Little Piggy and Other Favourite Nursery Rhymes (Other)

    Genine Delahaye

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    This Little Piggy and many other famous nursery rhymes are featured in this beautifully illustrated board book, that has a die-cut jacket.

    The stories have animal-themed artwork and are perfect for sharing. They all have flowing text that makes them an absolute delight to hear read aloud.
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  • WSEN

    Never Eat Shredded Wheat (Hardback)

    James M. Russell

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    This handy and humorous book is a cornucopia of mnemonics, full of familiar examples from our childhood as well as more recent ones and some alternatives to the traditional versions.

    As our memories are mysterious, we need to associate things to relatable bits of information in order to remember them correctly. Consequently, mnemonics are a great way to locate information within your memory by creating shortcuts. For example, 'Never Eat Shredded Wheat' is an amusing and visual reference to provide our brains with an instant cue.

    Ranging from history and science to language and art, this book has lots of useful information to keep you entertained. In addition, there are sections on working out your own methods for mnemonics and memory aids.
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  • TSTS 3 years +

    Too Shy to Sing Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

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    These reassuring picture books star endearing characters and will help children learn to embrace their individual strengths and overcome a number of insecurities. There's a giraffe who can't dance; a chick that won't sing; a clumsy monkey; and a hedgehog that won't talk.

    Including Too Tall to Swirl, Too Shy to Sing, Too Timid to Talk and Too Clumsy to Climb, these books show children that it is OK that everyone is different and that they should chase their dreams and embrace everything they do that makes them feel good.
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  • TICT 4 years +

    Tiny Tots: Tick-Tock Clock Book (Other)

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    This delightful addition to the Tiny Tots range has everything little ones need to tell the time!

    With easy-to-turn clock hands and bright illustrations, this adorable book is perfect for new readers and helps to develop dexterity skills.
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  • MFBL Babies

    My First Bible: Lamb (Hardback)

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    This plush, lamb-shaped board book provides a wonderful introduction to Bible stories including Noah, Joseph and Easter.

    Great for sharing, children will love playing with the plush as they learn the stories. This unique novelty format makes the book very appealing and is perfect as children take their first steps into the world of God.
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  • WHSD 9 years +

    What Would She Do? (Hardback)

    Kay Woodward

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    Kay Woodward's What Would She Do tells the stories of 25 women whose actions changed the world and then asks what each one would do if they were caught up in a current situation and how they would deal with each predicament.

    Compiled by an all-female team and with artwork by extremely talented illustrators, this book features the likes of Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart and Malala Yousafzai and explains what they did and why they have inspired so many to follow in their footsteps.

    Celebrating all of these women's achievements, this book reveals how they had to overcome issues many girls all over the world are experiencing even now: inequality, gender stereotyping, bullying and body shaming. It shows girls of all ages they can also achieve great things by following in these brilliant women's footsteps.
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  • MOTW

    Marathons of the World (Paperback)

    Hugh Jones

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    This guide to the best marathons in the world covers over 50 events that take place across all seven continents.

    All of the races are complemented by stunning photography and have details on when and how to enter plus information on when they take place alongside essential training tips. The race routes are also rated for difficulty and fact boxes tell you when you should apply to take part.

    London, New York, Boston, Berlin and the Midnight Sun (Norway) are just a few of the marathons featured.
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  • FWFA 3 years +

    My First Writing Book Farm (Other)

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    This first writing book is full of farm words and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It has wipe-clean pages and stunning illustrations that complement the text perfectly. It also includes a handy pen so children can start writing right away.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
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    Pick Up & Play: How to Play Piano & Keyboard (Paperback)

    Jake Jackson

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    Want to be the next Elton John? This easy-to-follow guide has all the information you need to ensure that you always hit the right notes while tickling the ivories.

    It contains expert advice on notation, expression and techniques and is suitable for anyone learning or playing this wonderful instrument - whether by themselves or with a group.

    Suitable for beginners and intermediate players, this book is full of useful diagrams and charts. The spiral format makes it easily transportable and perfect for gig bags and flight cases.
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    BSCB 3 years +

    Baby Shark Colourful Balloons (Paperback)

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    'Baby shark, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo'

    Inspired by the YouTube phenomenon, this bright and bold picture book places the character (and his oh-so-addictive song) in the context of a story about sharing, caring and having fun.

    Baby Shark's friends are not having as good a time as he is (they don't have their own song, after all) so he decides to give them all a special balloon to raise a smile.
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  • MBFD 5 years +

    My Mega Book of Fun Disney: Princess (Hardback)

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    This awesome book contains plenty of stories and activities to enjoy and a host of fun colouring pages. It also includes over 50 stickers of famous Disney princesses including Rapunzel, Tiana and Ariel.

    It's a magical gift book fit for royalty. Any young Disney fan will love reading their way through the enchanting pages.
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  • FLTB 3 years +

    Tiny Tots: Times Tables Flash Cards (Other)

    Igloo

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    A set of 40 bright and bold flash cards featuring friendly characters and different letters to help children get to grips with their times tables.

    Cards featuring various multiplication sums provide a tactile and visual way of learning about the times tables.

    Presented in a handy box with a string handle, these flash cards are ideal for children who are starting school and want to get ahead when it comes to knowing their letters.
    40 cards
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