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CT0806 6 years +6 years +
Children will love learning how to make great string art by completing the three projects included in this brilliant kit. They can follow the step-by-step instructions to make spaceships, a love symbol and a heart.
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A wonderful craft for creative children, the set contains high-quality, durable materials and 500 colour-topped pins to put into the foam boards. Young artists are sure to proudly display their completed masterpieces around the house
A brilliant rainy day or stay-at-home activity with accessible instructions that show creative kids how to prepare pins and wind together different coloured threads to make something stunning.
Box size 200 x 280mm
Ages 6 plus
By weaving historic tales, poetry, family stories, travelogue and ecology, this book will delight anyone who loves the beautiful county of Yorkshire.
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From the part played by Whitby and Hull in the emptying Arctic waters of whales to the re-routing of rivers and destruction of Yorkshire's fens, this moving book covers everything that has shaped the county and made it so iconic and unique.
Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and featuring inspiring photographs, it also looks at discoveries, inventions, encounters and many other key moments from Yorkshire's history that helped make it take shape.
Featuring a host of limericks about Britain's kings and queens, this book recounts their reigns in rhymes, covering all their lives and times.
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Pocket-sized and bursting with fun illustrations, each entry has a limerick and then gives further details on the events that happened during the ruler's times.
There's even a fact box that shows you how long they reigned, the reason they took the throne and their age at accession.
Please note this book contains mature themes and content unsuitable for younger readers.
Celebrate 10 years of Dr. Ruth Galloway with the tenth book in Elly Griffiths' bestselling series. This series is highly acclaimed by Val McDermid and has become a real favourite with Book People customers over the years.
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The Italian archaeologist Dr. Angelo Morelli has asked Ruth for help and she's flattered. He's found some bones in a tiny hilltop village near Rome but doesn't know what to make of them. Ruth hasn't had a break for years, so even a working holiday to Italy is welcome...
Accompanied by her daughter Kate and friend Shona, Ruth heads to solve this baffling Roman mystery. What she discovers is a dark secret that dates back to the war years and the Resistance... She also is surprised to come across Harry Nelson. And the duo must put their differences aside when these bones inspire a modern murder.
Make your own gallery wall art with this Letters book. This oversize book includes 27 easy tear-out pages that you can colour and add your own personal touch to. Personalize and customize your home with these beautiful colouring pages that you can frame and hang.
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Despite the popularity of satnavs and Google Maps, there is still nothing better than a physical map to help you get where you need to go while navigating Britain's roads and motorways.
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This spiral-bound atlas, brought to you by the experts at the AA, features clear mapping and 102 city, town and port plans. Each page has been titled with its geographical location so that you can find the page you need with ease and there is also a comprehensive 31,500 entry index with airports, tourist sites and motorways services listed.
Static speed camera locations are also indicated, along with their speed limits, while National Trust, English and World Heritage and tourist attractions are also all featured. The AA even highlight their top 300 AA-inspected caravan and camping sites!
The Antiques Roadshow has been a staple of BBC television for 40 years now and is fully deserving of its status as a national institution. This coffee table book celebrates the most incredible finds and stories from the flagship show.
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Paul Atterbury and Marc Allum look back at some of the quintessential moments from the history of the show, revealing hidden secrets and celebrating some of the timeless and priceless finds including 23 original Beatrix Potter drawings, a poignant letter written by a doomed passenger on the Titanic and Marc Bolan of '70s glam rockers T. Rex's Flying V Gibson guitar.
Beautifully illustrated with stunning photographs throughout, this hardback is a wonderful keepsake of the enduring show's extraordinary objects (including paintings, merchandise and tools) and most memorable moments.
GWIW 7 years +7 years +
Young adventurers can embrace the great outdoors by following the tips in this pocket-sized adventure book from the National Trust.
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It tells them what to pack, how to build a shelter, how to craft tools and even how they can get drinking water from wee! With plenty of wit, this book also offers instructions on what not to do - from avoiding poisonous mushrooms to starting forest fires.
It has advice on tracking animals, ideas for fun games to play in the woods and a handy chapter on first aid.
'Eat Yourself Beautiful was born from the hundreds of beauty and fitness questions I've been asked over the past 12 years ...What are the best products for a flawless complexion? How can I make my hair shiny and strong? How can I lose weight without feeling hungry? My answer is simple: your diet is the best beauty secret you possess.' In Eat Yourself Beautiful, international model and nutritional therapist Rosanna Davison shares her recipes to help you look and feel amazing. Simplifying the inner workings of the human body, she explains how we really are what we eat when it comes to making the most of our looks. Excess weight, puffiness around the eyes, spots, dry skin and hair, brittle nails, poor sleep, low energy, even wrinkles and fine lines can ALL be remedied by moving towards a more nourishing and healthy way of eating. So what are you waiting for? Get started with Rosanna's Eat Yourself Beautiful programme, a one-week sample diet to take you from zero to radiant in seven days. Discover the delicious, nourishing recipes that will help you achieve the body, skin, hair and glow you've always dreamed of.
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For the first time in his successful career, broadcasting legend and national treasure Terry Wogan turned his attention to writing fiction in Those Were the Days.
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Tom is king of the Cattle Market branch and meets so many interesting people on a day-to-day basis - and they all have stories to tell. In this book, Tom looks back at the places he's been, the people he has met and the laughter and tears that accompanied his journey from humble blank clerk to branch manager...
Containing several short stories full of laughter, love and loss, this heart-warming book will make a perfect gift for any fan of the much-missed Terry, beloved presenter of Eurovision and Children in Need.
The sixth book in Ann Granger's bestselling Campbell and Carter series, An Unfinished Murder finds Mitchell and Markby coming out of retirement to crack open a cold case.
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Twenty years ago, Josh Browning and his sister Dilys stumbled across a dead body while playing in their Costwold village. The experience was so terrifying that neither of them told a soul. In the modern day, Josh finds the dead woman's charm bracelet among his sister's possessions and lets his trusted friend, retired Superintendent Alan Markby, know.
Markby listens to Josh's confession and alarm bells start to ring. The dates and details tie in with a missing person case that was never solved... He joins forces with Superintendent Ian Carter and Inspector Jess Campbell in an attempt to catch an intelligent killer who almost got away with murder.
For fans of: M.C. Beaton, Midsomer Murders, Rhys Bowen
Whether you live in the heart of a city or simply have a limited amount of available space, The Edible Balcony is full of unique solutions that allow you to grow your own fresh produce whatever your surroundings.
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After cultivating her own oasis atop her London flat, Alex Mitchell shares her own tried-and-tested techniques - including both growing and recycling tips - on how to create your own 'grow zone' wherever you are.
Packed with stunning images, exciting methods and inspirational plant-growing advice, the book serves not only as a practical guide for helping you transform your balcony, but also provides all of the inspiration you need to improve your diet and make the most of the great outdoors - no matter how grand or petite your outdoor spaces are.
Learn how to cook delicious and unpretentious food in a tin with this handy cookbook.
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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.
Become acquainted with India Black, the Madam of Espionage, in this three-book collection of Victorian crime capers!
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Written by Carol K. Carr, you'll be thoroughly entertained as you follow the amusing murder mysteries. The first self-titled novel to star India Black finds India keeping her tarts in line and avoiding the police, but when Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office dies of a heart attack while visiting her brothel, the madam finds herself thrust into a deadly game of blackmail and deceit between British and Russian agents...
India Black and the Widow of Windsor finds the Queen under threat from assassination; while India Black and the Gentleman Thief has India's double life of operating a brothel and running espionage in considerable danger of unravelling...
Witty, addictive and full of surprises, the India Black series is historical crime fiction at its finest!
Please note, this collection contains books 1, 2 and 4 of the Madam of Espionage series.
Featuring books 7 to 9 in Jacqueline Winspear's historical crime series featuring PI extraordinaire Maisie Dobbs, this collection will take you back to the early 1930s when all sorts of post-war mysteries occur.
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The Mapping of Love & Death follows the strange case of Michael Clifton, a young American who fought for the British Army (his father's native country) and was declared missing in action in August, 1914. In April, 1932, Michael's remains are unearthed in a French field and his parents ask Maisie Dobbs to try and find out who the unnamed nurse he was writing love letters to is. It finds Maisie looking back on her own bittersweet wartime love - and the revelation that Michael Clifton may not have died in combat after all...
A Lesson in Secrets finds Maisie being given an undercover assignment directed by Scotland Yard's Special Branch and the Secret Service. She's sent to a college in Cambridge to monitor any activities deemed to be 'not in the interests of the Crown' and soon the college's controversial pacifist founder and principal is murdered...
Elegy for Eddie finds a horse-loving gentle soul being killed in a violent 'accident'. The costermongers of Covent Garden are deeply sceptical about the cause of his death and call in Maisie for help. Her investigations bring her to a 'has-been' politician (named Winston Churchill), a callous press baron and the husband of one of her closest friends. Soon she's discovering lies and manipulation on a national scale.
This collection includes books 7 to 9 in Jacqueline Winspear's Maisie Dobbs series.
AN0371 6 years +6 years +
Talk to the hand... and it might just talk back!
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Featuring all the fun of the farm, children will love making these hand puppets themselves (with adult supervision, of course) and find even more enjoyment when it comes to playing with them. A great way to not only help children unleash their creativity but also develop their cognitive and hand-eye coordination skills, these will quickly become new friends and be used time and time again during playtime.
Full instructions are included and all you need is a little glue to put them together.
Contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.
Dimensions: 320mm x 235mm x 10mm
AHWF 9 years +9 years +
Collections of books for kids don't get much better (or more wickedly funny) than this! Prepare to laugh your socks off with this set of ten of our favourite Anthony Horowitz books - from the hilarious Public Enemy Number Two to the jaw-achingly funny Groosham Grange.
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Presented in a sturdy slipcase so they'll look great on any child's bookshelf, this bumper box set includes everything you could ask for in children's fiction: a child-hating pensioner, body swapping and the world's dimmest detective.
Fantastically funny fiction for children aged 9 and above, we'd highly recommend this side-splitting set to any young reader who loves Roald Dahl books and books by David Walliams.
YRFH 5 years +5 years +
This essential collection introduces young learners to the concept of religion and covers Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.
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- Just £1.17 per book
Each book explores the core traits of each religion and covers the places of worship, festivals, celebrations and religious ceremonies that belong to each one. Very accessibly written, they all feature engaging illustrations.
Visually stimulating, these books are full of fascinating facts and will encourage children to consider a diversity of religious beliefs and cultural traditions.
Have a wander through some of Britain's favourite celebrities' (including Prue Leith, Cath Kidston and Julian Clary) gardens in this gorgeous book.
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With plenty of photographs to pore over, this book includes essays from the owners that explain their inspiration and passion for their private sanctuaries.
With never-before-seen photographs, this book is a must for those who love gardens of all sizes and want inspiration for their own and for those who just like to be nosy and see how the other half lives!
Dale Pinnock, also known as the Medicinal Chef, will help you understand everything you need to know about healthy eating in this beautiful cookbook that makes use of recipes from 'nature's edible pharmacy'.
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Fully revised and updated and presented in full colour, it contains delicious recipes that target many of today's common chronic complaints including digestive problems, skin disorders, heart and circulation conditions and issues that concern the immune and nervous system.
The Bicycle Book provides a glorious, visual celebration of the bike. From iron-framed Boneshakers to record-breaking carbon-fibre track bikes, it features photos and details of over 300 classic bicycles.
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As well as the bikes themselves, the book also focuses on the courses that have held the most famous races. It will introduce you to the most important designers and innovators of the cycling world and some of the most defining moments in cycling history.
Cycling is a global sporting, leisure and transport and this book will delight anyone who is fascinated by life on two wheels.