Non-Fiction

TV, Film & Music

  • HPCH
    Jody Revenson
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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.
  • HPCV
    Jody Revenson
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    You've seen the Harry Potter films and read the books, so you will already be familiar with the likes of Dementors, House-elves and Hippogriffs. With this book, you can find out even more about these unforgettable characters and how they came to be!

    Presented in a beautiful, rustic style and in hardback, The Creature Vault will show you how the special effects teams brought these incredible beasts to life throughout all eight films. It looks at the inspirations they took for each beast, how they created their unique personalities and reveals some behind-the-scenes secrets.

    A must for any Harry Potter fan, there are little-seen concept illustrations, archive photography and much more to enjoy throughout the pages. It also comes with a poster of the creatures and an Eeylops Owl Emporium pull out.
  • FNAT
    Brian Cox
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    Accompanying the BBC series hosted by Professor Brian Cox, Forces of Nature provides a breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet.

    It gives scientific answers to some of the world's simplest questions including 'why is the sky blue?, 'why is the Earth round' and 'why is every snowflake unique?' Focusing on the extraordinary phenomena and events that connect us in an eternal cycle of life, Brian reveals just why the Earth is so colourful and incredible.

    From the volcanoes of Indonesia to the northern lights of the Arctic - via the humpback whales of the Carribean - you'll find accessible answers to some of the planet's most searching questions.
  • MBOL
    Nick Harper
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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.
  • TSTB
    DK
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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!
  • TABC
    Billy Connolly
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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.
  • HPCC
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    The Eighth Story
    Nineteen years later

    This is the book Harry Potter fans have been waiting for - the full script of the record-breaking West End play that picks up the magical story of Harry Potter, 19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts and events of The Deathly Hallows.

    The Boy Who Lived is now an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three children. While he grapples with the legacy of his past, his youngest son Albus is also contending with living in his father's shadow. Soon, the past and present are fusing together and both Potters will discover how darkness can come from the most unexpected places...

    Not a novel, but the script that the West End actors have been wowing audiences with, this book is based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne.
  • UEWM
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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 one and only Starship Enterprise from the all-conquering Star Trek franchise?

    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 Trekkie!
  • KBWM
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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!
  • Marvel: The Ultimate Superhero Collection - Collection - 9780241278642
    UMSC
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    • 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!
  • DCCG
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    Fire up the Bat-Signal and call in every superhero fan you know! This huge book from DK will tell you everything you could ever want to know about DC Comics' famous heroes and their evil enemies.

    Packed full of facts, stats and the original comic book artwork, you will have the chance to read about Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and The Joker.

    With 12 character cards and an awesome poster also included, this book will keep DC Comics fans of any age enthralled and entertained.
  • DAAC
    Jessica Fellowes
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    A worldwide sensation, many TV viewers are missing their weekly visits to Downton Abbey. This book is a perfect keepsake of a fine show.

    It features in-depth interviews with the cast and crew who worked on the show throughout its six years and focuses on the changing styles and fashions of the series.

    There is plenty of photography to pore over and all the unforgettable moments are remembered. Quite simply, a must for anyone who has followed the show.
  • MUCG
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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!
  • SBSS
    (1)
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    Tying in with the fourth series of the popular BBC Two show, The Great British Sewing Bee: From Stitch to Style has over 25 projects for creative sewers to master and complete.

    Including the three main sections of Foundation, Inspiration and Experimentation, the book will take you on a sewing journey. Starting with a collection of garments to ease you into sewing, it then encourages you to look around and seek inspiration from alternative sources beyond the high street and finally encourages you to blend these together and sew using different fabrics, non-conventional sewing methods and tricky techniques.

    There are 25 garment designs for all tastes and ages and the book is full of techniques, tips and tricks from seamstresses and tailors who star in the series.
  • SWLS
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    Collecting together the very best one-liners from two previous Mock The Week books, this is the funniest and rudest book you'll read for a long time!

    Featuring categories that will have you in stitches, from Unsuccessful Personal Ads, Greetings Cards That Wouldn't Sell, and Unlikely Medicinal Labels, to Unlikely Crossword Clues and Lines You'd Never See In A James Bond Book, you know you can count on the witty geniuses behind Mock The Week to provide you with plenty of answers to make you laugh out loud.

    Filled with enough jokes and gags to fill an entire new series, Mock The Week: 1001 Scenes We'd Like To See will have you crying in hysterics and cringing awkwardly, from one turn of a page to the next.
  • QI Book of Ignorance Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780571324712
    QIIG
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    Did you know you have no muscles in your fingers, that coffee isn't made of beans, or that oranges aren't orange? A brilliant set of three collections of the most common misconceptions, mistakes and misunderstandings in 'common knowledge' from the team at BBC's QI, these books will ensure that you not only impress your friends, but win every argument you ever have.

    Based on the show's most popular segment, General Ignorance, the books in the collection cover a wealth of topics from history, sport, science, geography and more - and it even includes a book dedicated to the most fabulous falsities and fascinating facts from the animal kingdom.

    Sure to delight fans of the much-loved show, owning this collection of QI books is just like having a quick-reference Stephen Fry on your bookshelf.
  • SWAE 7 years +
    7 years +
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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.
  • SWCR 7 years +
    7 years +
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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!
  • THNT
    Alastair Fothergill
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    Accompanying the breathtaking BBC series, The Hunt is a book that dramatically captures the dramatic encounters between predator and prey in breathtaking detail.

    Packed with over 240 breathtaking photographs from the series, the extraordinary strategies you can see are those of cheetahs, killer whales and African wild dogs. It discusses how each predator's action is fine-tuned to their natural environment.

    The final chapter of the book goes behind the scenes to recount the adventures of the production teams as they themselves stalk their quarry - and are sometimes stalked - revealing how the key sequences were filmed.
  • CDLC
    Martin Chiffers
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    We all miss the Great British Bake Off during the months it's off air, but fear not no more - Bake Off: Creme de la Creme is here to fill the void. Presented by Book People favourite Tom Kerridge, it aims to show you how to master all the secrets of show-stopping patisserie and this accompanying book can help you hone your baking skills even further.

    This book breaks down patisserie skills to their simplest elements so that you will soon become familiar with the ingredients, equipment and chemistry behind the creations you both see on the show and in the best restaurants. From croissants to slices and petit gateaux, the recipes are accompanied by mouth-watering photographs and expert advice on how to achieve a truly professional finish.

    Learn from the best, master these skills and you'll soon be treating everyone you know to sweet treats and more!
  • JBMP
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    Fully updated and presented in a new 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 the very latest Bond film, Spectre, the 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.
  • SCMD
    Alison Maloney
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    You can dust off your sequins and dance with delight - we have the Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2016 available at an unbelievable Book People price!

    The official companion to this year's series of the long-running BBC show, it offers a unique glimpse into Craig's dressing room as he discusses his Strictly Saturday and lets you know how you can eat like a dancer.

    There are also exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes stories that will dazzle any Strictly fan. A great Christmas gift!
  • DRTC
    Stephen McGann
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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.
  • ACSD
    Ann Cleeves
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    Ann Cleeves' bestselling series starring Detective Jimmy Perez has been a favourite with crime fans for years and the BBC adaptation of Shetland has brought her many more fans. This companion to the novels shows the readers exactly what this incredible location can offer.

    An archipelago of more than 100 islands, Shetland is one of the most remote places in the United Kingdom and its 1,500 miles of shore means that wherever you stand, you'll have a view of the sea. Traditions are valued and celebrated on the islands, but new technologies and ways of working are also embraced.

    Gloriously illustrated, this companion finds Ann Cleeves learning about the islands' past, people, the festivals that take place upon them and discovering how flora and fauna changes throughout the seasons. It's a lavish book that vividly captures Shetland in all its bleak and special beauty.