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FAVD 12 years +12 years +
One of the most-anticipated films in recent memory, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has broken all kinds of records. If you're a Star Wars fanatic and want to know more about new characters including Finn, Rey and Kylo Ren, then this Visual Dictionary is for you.
- RRP £14.99
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The big, fact-filled book also casts an eye over the old favourites who are returning from the original trilogy including Harrison Ford's Han Solo, Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia and everyone's favourite droids (before BB-8 span along, at least), R2-D2 and C-3PO. It also provides extensive information on the other aliens and creatures who make up the cast of Episode VII.
With beautiful photography and clear and insightful text written by Lucasfilm insider Pablo Hidalgo, this encyclopedia explains all the details of the costumes, weapons and accessories you will see on the big screen.
YOFY 7 years +7 years +
So many adults are embracing the health- and fitness-giving benefits of yoga, so why not encourage your children to master the exercise, too?
- RRP £8.99
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This book has been written especially for children and teenagers and has a very appealing visual style. It will help them build up their confidence and self-esteem and explains all about two sequences and 35 poses.
Fully illustrated, one sequence will get children pumped up and energised while the other will help them de-stress and relax.
Orla Kiely's '60s-style prints are hugely popular, but have you ever felt the urge to colour them in in your very own style? This colouring book will give you the chance to add your own dash of personality to these unmistakable designs.
- RRP £10.00
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Whether you prefer to use crayons or felt-tips, you'll love drifting away and finding mindfulness as you colour these images from the artist known as 'the Queen of Prints'.
There's even a colour palette to give you further inspiration.
This huge-format book will tell anyone who loves a glass of whisky everything they need to know about this most sophisticated of tipples.
- RRP £35.00
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Full of information about the world of whisky, it is fully up to date, beautifully illustrated and covers the history of the drink, the process by which it is made and the finest distilleries from all over the world.
There are in-depth descriptions of all the Scottish distilleries, while Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the whisky-producing world are also given equally informative coverage.
Whether you know what kind of whisky like or if you want to try something new, this will be the ideal companion.
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.
- RRP £30.00
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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.
Steven Gerrard has been a fixture in both the Liverpool and England football teams since the late 90s and now, after waving goodbye to Anfield in May 2015 to sample soccer at LA Galaxy, he reveals all about the ups and downs of his career in the Premier League and internationally.
- RRP £20.00
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From the team-mates he's loved playing with to the managers he's played under and the highs and lows he's experienced, this autobiography leaves no stone unturned.
Whether it's the frustrations of international tournaments and the inevitable penalty shootout losses or that night in Istanbul when he inspired the Reds to one of the most unlikely Champions League successes, Stevie G talks about it all with searing honesty.
Who better to help you on your quest for a healthier life than Davina McCall?
- RRP £16.99
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In Davina's Smart Carbs, the popular TV personality presents a series of delicious family recipes and a five-week programme that will help you enjoy carbs without feeling any guilt. Every recipe has easily available and affordable ingredients and the meal planner is sure to make staying healthy a doddle.
Showing how by eating the right carbs you can curb cravings, stop energy slumps and feel amazing, this book will also help you cut out refined sugars and processed foods.
Learning to drive is an important life skill that many people may need a helping hand with. From the experts at the AA, these two books will become essential for any learner driver. One book covers the theory test and Highway Code while the other has all the information someone needs to pass their practical test.
- RRP £16.98
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- Just £2.75 per book
The theory test book has all the official revision questions and answers for car drivers from the DVSA and contains key advice on how to tackle the challenge. It also features explanatory text to help learner drivers understand what is expected from them for every revision question. It's also full of expert advice.
The practical test runs through all the practical skills a learner driver needs and features sample vehicle safety check questions. There are also test-yourself questions to help aid learning and calm any nerves.
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.
- RRP £30.00
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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.
Throne Room Challenge includes over 240 fun facts, terrific trivia, testing quizzes and more to do on the loo. This collection will keep you rooted to your seat no matter how long you are otherwise engaged. Puzzles for the Small Room includes 150 wordsearches, canny crosswords, super sudoku and much more to keep you occupied while you are occupied. A hilarious book set that would make the perfect novelty gift.
- RRP £12.00
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- Just £1.50 per book
Inspired by Quirkology, a YouTube channel with 350 million views, Richard Wiseman's 101 Bets You Will Always Win will introduce you to the science of the seemingly impossible - and show you how to master it.
- RRP £9.99
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Among the 'impossible' bets the book shows you how to win are balancing a coin on the edge of a banknote, walking through a postcard and even transforming a tea towel into a chicken.
Sure to confound, dazzle and entertain, this is a great book to break out at parties, gatherings and any social event.
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.
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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...
Rough Guides' authors have hand-picked their 1,000 favourite travelling experiences to help inspire yours in the fantastic Make the Most of Your Time on Earth.
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Packed with stunning, full-colour photographs, this book has advice and tips on everything from enjoying breakfast in a Burmese teahouse to witnessing the world's most intense storms in Venezuela. With entries divided into regions, it's easy to find the destination you're after and there are even Need to Know sections at the end of each chapter to offer the practical advice you'll need.
Buy this book and then book your plane ticket... this is a Rough Guides book bursting with inspiration.
Artist's Drawing Techniques will help you learn how to draw with charcoal, pen and pastel and gives tips on developing your style. It contains a whole host of step-by-step workshops from professional artists to help you along the way.
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From choosing a subject to mounting your finished masterpiece, this is the perfect book for any aspiring artist who wants to hone their drawing skills. It presents step-by-step instructions for over 80 techniques including cross-hatching, stippling, blending, and masking using pencil, charcoal, coloured pencils, and pastels.
A chunky book full of illustrations, it features exercises and projects that will help you develop your skills and learn a whole host of different techniques.
Book People customers have been enjoying all our Querkles books so far and we're sure you'll love this purr-fect new book from Thomas Pavitte.
- RRP £9.99
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Featuring a host of feline friends, this book has some cute and cuddly cats hidden within designs that add a new dimension to classic activity of colouring by number. From roaring lions to loopy long hairs, it's up to you if you want to colour them in vivid colours or something more natural.
The pages can easily be removed so that they can be displayed once you have finished.
From the Austin 10HP to the Ferrari F40, DK's The Classic Car Book covers more than 250 of the world's best cars.
- RRP £25.00
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A definitive visual history, over 250 iconic cars are illustrated in themed catalogues that show their social, cultural and historical importance. Very lavish, the photographs bring the design and mechanical excellence of each model to life.
A celebration of life on four wheels, this huge hardback also looks at the inspiring innovators and manufacturers of these classic vehicles, offering you the chance to see some behind-the-scenes photos. A perfect gift for petrolheads and car enthusiasts.
Everyone loves a good Christmas carol, and Christmas Carols: From Village Green to Church Choir by Andrew Gant is filled with 20 festive favourites alongside little-known histories, great anecdotes and heart-warming stories about each of the best-loved Christmas songs.
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Carols have the power to evoke a special kind of winter ambience - but how do they do it? In the book, Andrew Gant unravels the captivating - and sometimes surprising - tales of great musicians, thinkers, saints, monks and drunks, helping readers to discover the stories of how their favourite Christmas carols came to be.
Brimming with expert knowledge, charming tales and all of the lyrics and melodic scores you will need to perform the best-loved yuletide classics, Christmas Carols is a fittingly festive and joyous account of the time-honoured tradition of Christmas caroling.
Regarded as one of the most authentic and authoritative collections of Greek recipes, Rosemary Barron's Flavours of Greece is a cookbook with over 250 regional and national specialities included.
- RRP £18.99
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From the olives, feta and seafood of mezes to delicate lemon broths, hearty bean soups, grilled meats and fish, baked vegetables and honey pastries, there's something for all tastes and seasonal food perfect for informal eating with friends, family and for entertaining. The tantalising recipes included here are sure to make your mouth water!
Anyone who loves dogs will adore this book by the popular TV presenter and lifelong animal lover, Kate Humble.
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In it, she examines the heart-warming relationship between man and his best friend. Using her journey with the sheepdog puppy Teg (who has grown up on her farm) as a basis for her examination of the bond, she looks at how it came to be that man became so close to our four-legged friends.
Packed with stories about rescue dogs, guide dogs, service dogs and medical dogs, this is a barking brilliant book for dog lovers everywhere.
Reduce the stress of studying and help your children make the most of school with Help Your Kids with Study Skills, a step-by-step guide from Carol Vorderman.
- RRP £14.99
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Designed to enhance curriculum learning and build confidence in gathering knowledge, the illustrated book will help children aged 10 and over learn how to recall from memory, create study plans and manage stress.
With its clear and accessible guidelines, this book will help ensure that homework is no longer a struggle and that both children and parents are able to remain calm throughout the more stressful moments of school life.
Armed with gorgeous, do-able recipes, Donal is the champion of the home cook. In 2007, Donal started his own blog to record his cooking adventures and share his passion for food: http://www.thegoodmoodfoodblog.com. This book takes the blog and Donal to a new level. It contains some of the best recipes from the blog, along with plenty of new ideas. Divided into 6 chapters (Meals in Minutes, Party Food & Drinks, Salads & Sides, Comfort Food, Stretch your Meals, and Mega Desserts & Baking), you'll find quick, easy and tasty ideas for every meal.
- RRP £18.99
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Anyone with an interest in military history will be captivated by the ten books featured in this collection. A mixture of moving real-life stories and thought-provoking and emotional fiction, the books offer the reader a glimpse into what life must have been like during both World War I and World War II.
- RRP £95.90
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- Just 60.00p per book
As we approach the centenary of the beginning of the First World War, Six Weeks reveals the British Junior Officers who went straight from the classrooom to the most dangerous job in the world, while Paths of Glory tells the story of WWI from the French point of view.
Other books in the collection focus on the brave aviators and test pilots, while the highly acclaimed classic Das Boot is also included.
Phil Tufnell (or Tuffers, as he's now more commonly known from his time in the Jungle and on Question of Sport) is a cricket legend and national treasure. In this book he's chosen his very own Hall of Fame - and it's packed with legends of the sport, offbeat characters and various surprises.
- RRP £18.99
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From boyhood heroes to favourite team-mates and toughest opponents to unforgettable umpires and brilliant broadcasters, Phil provides an analysis of a very diverse and enchanting cast of cricketing legends with typical Tuffers wit.
He even adds some truly surprising non-cricketing inductees into his personal Hall of Fame. Showcasing the most charming characters in cricket, this is a great gift for anyone who loves the summer sport.