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  • Great Railway Journeys of the World - Hardback - 9780007559350 - Julian Holland
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    With stunning photography throughout, railway expert Julian Holland's Great Railway Journeys of the World is a gorgeous gift book that showcases some of the most scenic rail routes around.

    Including the likes of the Le Petit Train Jaune in the Pyrenees which features France's highest railway station, the Cape Town to Kimberley route in South Africa that heads across the Karoo Desert and the Trans-Australian railway that contains the world's longest stretch of dead straight track, the stunning photography and in-depth mapping is awe-inspiring.

    Published by The Times, the book is designed in a keepsake hardback format and offers detailed, informative text on the history, geography and present day operations of train journeys from 35 countries across every continent.
  • A Pug's Guide to... Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781909313620 - Gemma Correll
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    • Just £2.25 per book
    Two essential guides for any pug aspiring for sophistication, our two-book A Pug's Guide to... Set offers a fascinating insight into the ancient set of rules that have been passed down from pug generation to pug generation.

    With each book containing over 50 hilarious, fully illustrated scenarios from Sports & Recreation and Entertaining to Dating and Breakups, A Pug's Guide to Etiquette and A Pug's Guide to Dating attempt to explain the traditional rules of pug life to advance pug-human relations.

    A hilarious yet charming pair of pug books, our A Pug's Guide to... Set will make for a wonderful gift for anyone you know who has or loves all things pug.
  • Cutest Ever Baby Toys - Hardback - 9781742574165 - Val Pierce
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    A fun, cute and cuddly collection of characters and special gifts to knit and crochet, Cutest Ever Baby Toys is full of perfect presents to make for the little one in your life.

    Offering a host of soft and squishy characters including a crocheted crab, a dinosaur and a lovely rotund penguin, the book even offers step-by-step instructions for making mobiles, a playbook and a pair of rattles to keep baby entertained.

    The helpful images and easy-to-follow information in this book show just quickly and easily beautiful baby toys can be made with the remnants of soft yarn.
  • Mums Are Like Buttons: They Hold Everything Together - Hardback - 9781447292845 - Emma Marriott
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    The perfect gift to let your mum know that you love her, Mums Are Like Buttons: They Hold Everything Together is full of poignant and inspirational quotes about mothers.

    Beautifully illustrated, the book shows how the relationship between children and mothers is strong and special all over the world and across different cultures. From Jewish, Persian and Irish proverbs through to quotes from Louisa May Alcott, Jeanette Winterson and Fay Weldon, this is a heart-warming anthology sure to bring a smile to her face.

    Perfect for letting your mum know just how how much you love her!
  • Movie Star Chronicles - Hardback - 9780857623447
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    From the stars of the silent era through to today's Hollywood headliners, Movie Star Chronicles is the definitive guide to 330 of our finest actors and actresses - from Christopher Lee to Jennifer Lawrence and James Stewart to Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    Presented in beautiful hardback, this is a must for any movie buff's bookshelf and provides overviews and opinions on all the actors listed. With a colourful infographic for each star showing the key films in each career, the book also has plenty of stills and photographs to pore over.

    Written by esteemed critic Ian Haydn Smith as an encyclopedia for the 21st century, the book also looks a the different genres of films and their role in the development of key character types in the cinematic cannon.
  • The Autobiography - Hardback - 9781471150197 - Max Mosley
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    Former driver, team owner and even an ex-president of the FIA, Max Mosley has seen it all when it comes to Formula One. And in this memoir, he reveals everything...

    Mosley has almost 50 years' experience in the sport. In partnership with Bernie Ecclestone, he has helped transform F1 into a multi-billiion-making global brand and this book sees him offer an insight into the most influential figures and biggest stars of the sport.

    He also takes a look back at his upbringing as the son of Oswald and Diana Mosley (who were interned during the war) and the struggles he had to overcome to deal with the taint of the family name. There is also a revealing account of how his road safety campaigns have saved thousands of lives and even a look at the famous court case against the Murdoch press regarding his personal life and his donation to the Labour party...

    Gossip, business tips and unbelievable stories from the world of Formula One and beyond - a must-read for any motor racing fan!
  • The River Book - Paperback - 9781408158661 - Tessa Wardley
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    The River Book provides you with 101 ways that you can enjoy being by the river - whether you want to play, relax or watch some wildlife!

    With suggestions for rivers to visit, Tessa Wardley also reveals which ones are best for the fun-packed activities mentioned in the book. So whether you want to go on a hunt for minibeasts, look for crayfish or go for a swim, this is the book for you.

    It's packed full of facts about how rivers work, why some are fast and some are slow and information about the plants and animals that live by the water's edge.
  • Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family - Hardback - 9780241248867
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    Both a celebration and a tribute, Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family is a dazzling pictorial chronicle of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, her family and the history of the British monarchy.

    Through stunning photographs and unparalleled insight, the book walks readers through the history of the royal family from the first English Kings all the way through to the next generation of royals, including Prince George.

    Detailing Her Majesty's daily workload, key events, symbolic visits, Royal Residences and much, much more this regally large hardback from the experts at DK will make a wonderful gift for anyone with a keen interest in the Royal Family.
  • Collins Complete DIY Manual - Hardback - 9780007425952 - Albert Jackson
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    Having sold over 3 million copies, Collins Complete DIY Manual is a comprehensive and authoritative book that will come in handy for DIY novices, enthusiasts and professionals.

    This latest edition provides up-to-date and in-depth information on tasks including decorating, repairs, electricity and plumbing. With illustrations and photographs to help you get each job performed safely and quickly, the book also covers recent changes to regulations and explains how you can work within them.

    There is even new material about how you can use energy-saving DIY methods and save money while making your next home improvements.
  • The Bicycle Book - Hardback - 9780241226117
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    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.

    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.
  • Five Go Gluten-Free - Hardback - 9781786482228 - 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, they confront a brand new challenge - is it possible to get a gluten-free cream tea?

    The Five are all feeling rather rum and whatever they do in their attempts to get better doesn't seem to work. As they try to cure themselves, all sorts of terrifying issues occur. Julian goes online and self-diagnoses that he has pancreatic cancer and bird flu, Anne decides to have herself exorcised, Dick goes to witch doctor who calls himself a 'homeopath' and George is the one who discovers they need to go on an exclusion diet - hence the group enter a world of hard-to-find and maddeningly expensive specialist food.
  • Rules for My Son - Hardback - 9781786490087
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    If you have a newborn who you are desperate to see grow into a 'Good Man' - industrious, thoughtful, charming and well-dressed - this collection of traditional, funny and important advice will prove invaluable.

    Among the rules are that men should never, ever wear sandals, the fact that letters can come in very handy and there are even some handy hangover cures (who knew a dip in the ocean would be so good for you?).

    Based on a hit blog and presented in hardback, this is a great gift for dads, dads-to-be and even sons. It evokes back to simpler times when Father knew best and no one questioned his rules...
  • Foam Roller Exercises - Paperback - 9780241275313 - Sam Woodworth
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    A staple of the home gym, foam rollers are a trusted tool that will help you avoid injury and can help you to aid recovery. This book shows you how to make the most of the tool by showcasing restorative exercises that help build core strength and stretch your muscles.

    There are over 60 roller stretches featured in the book and they will address problems such as too much time sitting, relieving stress and managing your pain. It has 20 unique programs that will suit your lifestyle and even includes pre- and post-workout exercises.

    There is step-by-step photography for every exercise and by following the tips in here, your body is sure to reap the benefits.
    Foam roller not included.
  • The Time-Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain - Hardback - 9781847923042 - Ian Mortimer
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    Ian Mortimer reveals what it would really be like to live in the United Kingdom between 1660 and 1700 in The Time Traveller's Guide to Restoration Britain.

    The third book in his bestselling series, it covers the period from 1660 to 1700; a time when Britain was changing in so many ways. It was the age of Samuel Pepys and the Great Fire of London and also the period when Isaac Newton was making great waves in science. The Civil Wars had finished and there was excitement for a brand new beginning...

    This accessible book answers all the really important questions like where you would eat, what you would wear, and just how much you'd pay for one of those elaborate wigs...
  • Mary's Household Tips & Tricks - Hardback - 9780718185442 - Mary Berry
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    Mary Berry knows much more than baking... In this book, Britain's best-loved cook shares all her household tips and tricks that will make you feel happier.

    Comprehensive and beautifully illustrated, it covers everything from organising your kitchen to sorting a wardrobe and even getting green-fingered in the garden and making some beautiful flower arrangements.

    All practical and easy to do, this is a must-have compendium for anyone who wants to keep their homes organised and clean.
  • Knit Your Own Fabulous Tea Cosies - Paperback - 9781743363508 - Loani Prior
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    Full of humour, flair and creativity, Loani Prior's Knit Your Own Fabulous Tea Cosies features 24 new imaginative designs that transform the conventional tea cosy into a knitted piece of art.

    Suitable for all skill levels, the creations are strikingly original and come with easy-to-follow instructions, as well as glorious photography.

    The perfect book for anyone interested in knitting, the book also features instructions on how to create a knitted purse and a double-knitted scarf!

    Please note this book was previously published under the title How Tea Cosies Changed the World.
  • Desert Island Discs - Hardback - 9780593070079 - Mitchell Symons
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    Written by Mitchell Symons to celebrate 70 years of the hit BBC Radio 4 programme, Desert Island Discs: Flotsam & Jetsam is the ultimate trivia book for fans of the show as it features a whole range of fascinating facts and figures from its extensive archives. Spanning the early years with Roy Plomley through to the present day, the hardback takes the reader through seven decades of wonderful entertainment that includes information on who chose what, and why. From Beethoven and The Beatles to chessboards and chocolate, this is the perfect companion guide to a national treasure.
  • The Edible Balcony - Paperback - 9781856269469 - Alex Mitchell
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    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.

    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.
  • Walking Home - Hardback - 9780670921478 - Clare Balding
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    As a child, popular broadcaster Clare Balding never stopped. She'd gallop through the countryside and gallop through life... When she embarked on her soon-to-be successful career, one of her first jobs was to present a series of walks with interesting people.

    After walking over 1,500 miles in her lifetime, she's became quite the expert rambler - and now in Walking Home she shares some of her favourite moments from her favourite walks.

    A deeply personal story of paths and people, the book has Clare telling us all about the glories of natural Britain and Ireland - and the (mis)adventures she's enjoyed/endured with her family while walking them!
  • Colouring for Grown-ups Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781782434504
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    Think colouring in is just for kids? Think again! Colouring has been established as a great way for all ages to unwind, relax and get creative and this two-book set of grown-up colouring books is bursting with beautiful and intricate illustrations that are waiting to be completed.

    The perfect size to fit in a handbag or rucksack so they can easily go with you wherever you go, the patterns featured in the two adult colouring books are tremendously detailed and will help anyone unwind at the end of a long day or make a lengthy journey go quicker.

    From floral delights to patterns, swirls and geometric wonders, the books provide a wide-ranging selection of projects to colour in any way you like!

  • Six Little Miracles - Hardback - 9781785031113 - Janet Walton
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    A wonderfully heart-warming and uplifting read, Six Little Miracles is the true story of Janet Walton, the mother of the world's first and only all-female sextuplets.

    Janet and her husband, Graham, were told that they could never have children, so you can imagine their joy and surprise when they found out that Janet was pregnant. But the news didn't stop there. Janet wasn't pregnant with just one baby, she was pregnant with six!

    On 18 November 1983, Janet gave birth to Hannah, Luci, Ruth, Sarah, Kate and Jennie, and her life changed forever... From learning to bottle-feed six new-born infants to an unfathomable school run, boy trouble, teenage tantrums and everything in-between, Janet has watched her little girls blossom into confident young women - and loved every minute of it!

    Now 30, Janet's daughters have grown up and flown the nest. For the very first time, in this book Janet tells the moving, humorous and honest story of what it was like to raise her six girls and how they changed her life for the better.
  • The Good Pub Guide - Paperback - 9781785030321 - Fiona Stapley
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    The UK's No. 1 bestselling guide book, The Good Pub Guide 2016 lists the top 5,000 places to eat and drink in the UK.

    From classic country pubs and town centre inns to gastropubs and those specialising in malt whisky and craft beer, the guide contains up-to-date contact details and information on the facilities and opening hours of all the pubs listed, as well as reviews from experts and readers.

    Packed with hidden gems, this 34th edition of The Good Pub Guide also has articles from industry experts, top 10 lists and Pub of the Year awards. It's essential reading for anyone who loves a good pub!
  • Where am I? - Hardback - 9781472229359 - Phil Tufnell
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    From playing for England at Lord's to being named 'King of the Jungle' on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here, Phil Tufnell has had an incredible career. In this memoir, he looks back with trademark 'Tuffers' humour at his life since retiring from cricket in 2003.

    From his weekly ribbing of Sue Barker on A Question of Sport to showing off his ballroom fleckle as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, Phil reveals all about the places he's been and the people he has met during his broadcasting career. Told with absolute joy, this is a celebration of all the things he achieved through this very unexpected career change.

    From bizarre requests from TV executives to sheer pride at mastering skills he never thought possible, Phil Tufnell's Where Am I? is a hilarious and heart-warming treasure trove of stories from one of the nation's favourite personalities.
  • The Kamikaze Hunters - Hardback - 9780230768192 - Will Iredale
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    Praised by Jonathan Dimbleby, Will Iredale's The Kamikaze Hunters: Fighting for the Pacific is a startling account of the young men who faced up against the suicide pilots of Japan at the tail-end of the Second World War.

    As the nation celebrated the end of War, the Allies over on the other side of the world were still in a bitter struggle over who controlled the Pacific - and Japan was now ready to unveil its new form of warfare: the kamikaze.

    This book is full of meticulous research and unique personal access to the remaining survivors - providing a first-hand account of what these young men had to go through as they battled men who would rather choose death than see their beloved country be defeated...