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    RHS Diary 2020

    Product Code: ST2888
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    Make plans for 2020 with the wonderful week-to-view RHS diary!

    An annual Book People favourite, it's packed with breathtaking watercolour artwork of plants and is sure to keep you organised throughout the 12 months ahead.

    Published in association with the RHS, it has detailed floral illustrations and ample space to note down all your meetings, appointments, events and special occasions throughout 2020.

    HB, 112 pages
    Due to printing timings, this diary notes the early May Bank Holiday as Monday 4 May. This Bank Holiday has been moved back to Friday 8 May to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day. We apologise for any inconvenience.
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    365 Days of Creativity

    Lorna Scobie

    Product Code: DOFC
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    Embrace your inner creativity - 365 days a year!

    This thoughtful and inspiring book will help you unlock your potential and spark a love of all things creative. Written by Lorna Scobie, it encourages you to experiment, explore and let go of artistic inhibitions and find inspiration wherever you go.

    It has a number of daily exercises and imaginative goals for you to set every single day over the next year or so.
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    Collins English Dictionary: Gift Edition

    Product Code: EDGF
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    Every home needs a dictionary and this Collins edition comes in a keepsake slipcase. A trusted reference source, this dictionary is full of thousands of correct spelling and definitions.
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    Lego Build Yourself Happy

    Abbie Headon

    Product Code: LBYH
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    Build yourself happy with LEGO-inspired mindfulness...

    Grab some LEGO bricks and build your way to joy with models that will help you find balance and mindfulness before bedtime to get a better night's sleep. You can also get into the zone and learn how to build to relax.

    These projects are suitable for any level of Master Builder and will help you find some much-needed calm in today's busy world. This book also celebrates the life-changing magic of tidying your LEGO bricks, the way connecting pieces can help you connect with friends and the joys of embracing your inner child. Just make sure you don't step on any of the bricks!
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    Slimming World's Best Ever Recipes

    Product Code: CK2164
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    A cookbook full of Slimming World recipes to help you achieve your target weight.

    It's packed with 120 healthy and delicious recipes and also includes nutritional, lifestyle and diet information to help you make be your best self.

    The recipes are easy to cook and will suit all tastes and are suitable for all meal times.
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    Art

    Andrew Graham Dixon

    Product Code: ARTY
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    This beautiful book offers a definitive visual historical timeline of art - all the way from classical Greek art and the Italian Renaissance through to modern-day masterpieces.

    Featuring masterpieces from artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso and Van Gogh, this reference book reveals key facts about art movements and their origins and influences and examines the matter and methods used by each artist.
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    RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers

    Christopher Brickell

    Product Code: EOPF
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    Get your green fingers on this plants and flowers encyclopedia!

    Published by DK in association with the Royal Horticultural Society, this reference book will help you choose the right plants for your garden.

    As well as 8,000 easy-to-find entries and thousands of photographs, this fully comprehensive and easy-to-use book offers advice on using colour and depth.
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    New Botanical Painting

    Harriet de Winton

    Product Code: BOTA
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    Create your own beautiful botanical artwork!

    Harriet de Winton offers tips on painting individual flowers and foliage and then explains how you can use these skills to make art for your wall or for cards and invitations. You can also use these newfound skills to paint for pleasure!

    There are 30 step-by-step watercolour projects to complete, treasure and share.
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    Knit The Nativity

    Jan Messent

    Product Code: KNTV
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    Knit your very own Nativity by following the projects in this crafty Christmas book. It's a scene you will bring out year after year and it's sure to become a firm favourite in your festive display.

    All the materials are simple and inexpensive and the projects include the stable, stars, Mary, Joseph, the baby, a manger and much more. It even includes a yarn wrapping activity for young fingers (making the stable wall) to complete, making it perfect for a family to work on together.

    This book has easy-to-follow instructions and photographs to follow and is suitable for all levels of knitter.
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    Michael Rosen's Book of Play

    Michael Rosen

    Product Code: BOFP
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    Put down your devices and play!

    We're Going on a Bear Hunt author Michael Rosen shares ideas for screen-free fun for all ages in this brilliantly creative book. He explains why being silly and getting active is good for creativity, resilience and so much more and encourages you to let your worries drift away as you embrace the sheer joy of playing games and interacting with others.

    From doodling to word play and after-dinner games, Michael shares enticing ideas for indoor and outdoor fun.
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    Crochet with Your Leftovers

    Product Code: CWYL
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    Crochet something lovely with leftover yarn!

    This craft book is bursting with ideas that will help you use up the remainder of any ball of yarn. It contains patterns from Nicki Trench that can be made with one ball or less and can be used for baby hats, bootees, toys, cosies and bunting.

    It also has ideas for the home including cushion covers, egg cosies and mug warmers.
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    The Essential Guide to Drawing Collection - 5 Books

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    Five practical and inspirational workbooks to help you hone your drawing skills in areas including perspective and composition, portraits, landscapes, animal and still life.

    These accessible and illustrated books provide step-by-step introductions to their subjects with clear examples of what you should be aiming for - from capturing the likeness of a human being and rendering elements of water, trees and rocks to sketching realistic animals and drawing single objects and themed compositions.

    They are suitable for any level of artist and go through the process of drawing and tackling the subject matter with clarity.
    Format: paperback
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    Unpublished Letters to The Daily Telegraph Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: UNPB
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    Enjoy a fascinating insight into the minds of those who write to the Daily Telegraph.

    From the funny to the furious and the mischievous to the magnificent, we know you'll be laughing, crying and possibly agreeing with some of the points of view aired in these unpublished letters sent to the Daily Telegraph.

    Throughout the three books, you'll find observations about the world we live in. Some are whimsical, some risque but they're all very entertaining... You'll find unique views on the rubbish that can be found on TV these days and even the venality of our MPs.
    Format: paperback
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    The Science of Animals

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    Product Code: TSOA
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    Get closer to the wonders of the animal kingdom...

    From tiny insects to stunning sharks, this book provides a fascinating introduction to wild animals and is packed with dramatic photography celebrating their beauty. Each entry is also accompanied by an explanation of how these animals live, thrive and survive in different environments and habitats.

    Published in association with the Natural History Museum and with a foreword from Chris Packham, this DK book has chapters on different body parts (from the feathers of a parrot to the feeding tentacles of a jellyfish) and explores how we've depicted animals in art over different centuries.
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    100 Small Ways to Quit Worrying

    Product Code: QTWY
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    It's natural to worry, but do you sometimes worry too much for your own peace of mind? This conveniently sized book is packed with illustrations and bite-sized information that can help ensure your concerns are put at ease.

    Full of short, simple, easy-to-use and well-proven tips (listen to your favourite music; bake some chocolate chip cookies; let go of your past; show respect for other people; wash your worries away), it will help you take back control from the things that worry you. It's ideal for inspiring, motivating and equipping you for whatever challenges lie ahead.

    By following the advice in this gorgeously illustrated book, you will be able to deal with uncertainty, understand how stress starts, learn how to keep everything under control and ensure your worries disappear.
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    Feed Me Vegan For All Occasions

    Lucy Watson

    Product Code: FMVG
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    Former Made in Chelsea star Lucy Watson follows up her bestselling plant-based cookbook Feed Me Vegan with recipes and ideas for all kinds of meals and occasions.

    Feed Me Vegan for All Occasions has easy recipes that will appeal to both new adopters of the vegan diet and those who have been enjoying meat- and dairy-free diets for years.

    From quick pasta dishes for weeknights to Sunday feasts, there are so many incredible dishes to try out. They're all easy to prepare and they're certain to delight even the most committed carnivore.
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    50 Things I Wish I'd Told You

    Polly Powell

    Product Code: FTWT
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    Learn the 50 most valuable lessons of life...

    Written by book publisher Polly Powell following a bout of motherly guilt after not managing to share all her secrets with her children before they moved to university, this book offers advice on everything from making the bed to mastering the perfect handshake and engaging in small talk.

    The words of wisdom are accompanied by illustrations from Laura Quick and will reassure, encourage, enlighten and amuse you.
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    The Marvel Book

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    Product Code: TMVB
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    Marvel at the sheer scope of this comic book universe!

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has changed everything. Now we've all recovered from the emotional roller-coaster that was Endgame, it's time to look at the history of the comic books that inspired these larger-than-life characters.

    The Marvel Book takes you on a thrilling journey through the Marvel Comics Universe, profiling heroes including Spider-Man, Black Panther and Iron Man and villains like Loki and Thanos along the way.

    It features original artwork, illuminating infographics and highly researched essays by Marvel comics connoisseurs that shed light on Stan Lee's incredible creations.
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    Stand Tall Like a Mountain

    Suzy Reading

    Product Code: TALL
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    Suzy Reading's Stand Tall Like a Mountain inspires you to help your children think more positively and pay attention to all the important elements of their mental health.

    This empowering, illustrated book will help you help your children deal with everyday emotions, encourage them to express how they feel and learn all about their bodies and minds.

    It also encourages parents to learn from their children's actions and includes a selection of easy and fun yoga poses to help promote positivity. The ideas in this book will help your family gain better understanding of each other.
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    RSPB British Nature Finder

    Marianne Taylor

    Product Code: BNFI
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    Published by the experts at the RSPB, this book tells you how, where and when you can expect to find various British wildlife.

    It highlights one species per page and offers tips that will help you find the animal you're after. There are also 'Watching Tips' that will help you make the most of any encounter. These tell you how to observe the species at length and - with a bit of luck - witness its most fascinating behaviour.

    There is also a calendar that reveals when each species is present or active in the UK and a full-colour map stating 'Super Sites' where a species is particularly abundant or regular.
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    If I Could Tell You Just One Thing...

    Richard Reed

    Product Code: IYCT
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    Innocent Drinks co-founder Richard Reed's inspiring book brings together the best quotes of advice he has been given by a host of politicians, actors, sports personalities and celebrities.

    Featuring wisdom and insight from the likes of Stephen Fry, Dame Judi Dench, Bear Grylls, Ruby Wax and Heston Blumenthal, this beautiful book (with orange sprayed edges and pen-and-ink portraits of each famous face by the talented Samuel Kerr) is packed with quips, tips and so much more advice that covers various aspects of life and its foibles.

    Perfect for dipping in and out of, this gift book is a treasure trove of the encounters Richard has had with a wide range of famous faces over the years - and the advice they gave that he believes will lead you to a better life.
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    Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing

    Bob Mortimer & Paul Whitehouse

    Product Code: MWGF
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    Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse ponder life, friendship and fishing...

    Inspired by the popular BBC series Gone Fishing, this poignant and funny joint memoir finds comedians Bob and Paul reminiscing over their friendship of 30 years while angling for elusive species of fish in rivers across the UK.

    When both men were diagnosed with heart disease, they realised just how short life can be so they dusted off their kits, chucked on their waders and headed to the countryside to reconnect with themselves and one another. While fishing, they started to wonder how they got so old, what they should do if they find a corpse and where all the fish actually are...
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    The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency

    John Seymour

    Product Code: CBSS
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    A brand new edition, complete with a foreword by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, of John Seymour's classic Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency.

    This practical book offers step-by-step instructions for everything from growing your own fruit and vegetables and baking bread to chopping trees and harnessing solar power. It has advice on living off the land and how investing time, labour and love into the things we need can be so rewarding.

    Fully illustrated, this book will delight anyone who wants to escape the madness of modern life and eat ethically grown food, develop their skills and create amazing things.
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    Flora

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    Product Code: FLRA
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    This elegant introduction to botany is packed with beautiful photography and illustrations that explain the mechanics of photosynthesis, the reasons why leaves change colour, how cacti store water and how seeds know when to grow.

    This book also explains how plant roots and leaves communicate with their neighbours and how flowers use colour and scent to interact with - and manipulate - the creatures around them.

    This engaging book celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the plant world and focuses on the trees, flowers and foliage plants that share our planet.
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